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FDA-approved pain medicines are dangerous, but the government is systematically attacking safer, non-addictive natural treatments. Action Alert!
A recent study in Switzerland found that acetaminophen poisoning increased by 40% following the approval of 1,000mg doses. This is just the latest data to indicate the public health problems caused by this commonly used pain drug, which is the active ingredient in Tylenol.
(NaturalHealth365) Most people are aware that certain minerals in the body – such as calcium, potassium, sodium and magnesium – play a vital role in sustaining life and health. Less “top of mind,” though, are essential trace minerals such as manganese, selenium, copper and zinc. And, although these microminerals are needed in much smaller amounts than the “Big Four,” they also serve indispensable functions in the body.
(NaturalHealth365) Heart disease and cancer are now the leading causes of mortality in the United States. Together, these two deadly diseases are responsible for over 1.2 million deaths a year – a tragic toll, and one which experts say is largely preventable. Recent research demonstrates the potential of natural nutrients – vitamin D, along with a pair of omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil – to help stem this deadly tide.
As natural health experts have long insisted, these two non-toxic nutrients can help prevent the development of heart disease and cancer, thereby sparing countless lives. Unfortunately, experts estimate that up to 40 percent of Americans may have insufficient levels. →
(NaturalHealth365) Long-term, low-level inflammation is at the root of so many degenerative health conditions currently affecting millions of people. These potentially life-threatening illnesses include heart disease, cancer (the number one and number two causes of death, respectively, in the United States), atherosclerosis, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis and over 100 different forms of autoimmune disorders. Studies likethis onefrom MD Anderson Cancer Center, show that the combination of two common nutrients – ginger and curcumin-rich turmeric – may hold the key to quenching chronic inflammation, and fighting the deadly conditions it can trigger. →
It’s strawberry season! Long touted for their taste, strawberries have drawn little attention for their health benefits While berries get a lot of attention for their health benefits, most of the spotlight goes to berries like blueberries and cranberries. We rarely hear about the health benefits of strawberries (which are not, technically speaking, a berry). But, that’s….Read more
The negative effects of electromagnetic fields(EMFs) continue to ignite conversations and controversy worldwide. The most dangerous pollution affecting you is the invisible sea of EMFs your body swims in daily. You are exposed to EMFs all day long, not only in public but inside your home too. Most of the radiation emits from cellphones, cell towers, computers, smart meters and Wi-Fi, to name just a few of the culprits.
While it’s nearly impossible to avoid EMF exposure completely, there are practical ways to limit it. Given the number of EMFs that bombard you all day long, getting educated about the negative effects of EMFs is imperative to your well-being. Particularly if you are dealing with a serious illness, it is well worth your time to reduce your EMF exposure as much as possible. If you have been told EMFs are safe and not a danger to humans, you may want to consider:
The telecommunication industry has manipulated federal regulatory agencies, public health authorities and professionals through powerful and sophisticated lobbying efforts leaving consumers confused and unaware of the health risks associated with EMFs
Any negative health effects from EMFs, similar to smoking, may not be immediately noticeable, but will likely develop gradually over time. Cell phones indeed are the cigarette public health threat of the 21st century.
Most doctors no longer contend the medicinal value of cannabis, as there arehundreds of scientific studiesthat prove it, making the point difficult to argue. Furthermore, pharmaceutical companies are developing cannabinoid-based medicines, affirming that cannabis benefits the human body. It is these substances – cannabinoids such as cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – which give the cannabis plant its medicinal properties.
Thanks to extensive research, we have discovered that cannabis is effective in treating a wide variety of illnesses, including chronic pain, seizures and PSTD. Some would even argue thatcannabis can treat cancer, with many individualscuring cancer with cannabis oil. Yet, it is rarely pointed out that cannabis is also a potential preventative medicine for some very common health problems.
Below are several examples of scientific research that show the preventative properties of cannabis…..