covid

How COVID-19 hijacks your body and overpowers your immune system

Friends, I have more news on COVID-19 I’ve got to share… I know many of you are suffering from “coronavirus information overload” but this is more than just another update from research scientists about what they’re seeing under the microscopes. This is a tip you can put to use today to further shore up your…

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Losing your mind one stressful event at a time

Let’s face it, we’re all under tremendous stress these days. A pandemic, economic uncertainty, a contentious election and half a year of unrest is taking its toll. In the 24/7 news cycle world in which we live, it’s almost impossible to avoid it. From social media to water cooler gossip it permeates our lives. And…

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The vitamin that can help save your heart

Heart afflictions are my family’s legacy. Even though it’s not exactly the legacy I want… Since so many people in my family have suffered from heart problems and have had cardiac complications, I’ve learned to be aware of my risk factors at all times, and I do everything I can to avoid participating in my…

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How obesity and insulin resistance change your brain

Aging gracefully is an art. It’s everyone’s desire to remain healthy, active and mentally sharp their entire lives. There are lots of things that can help prevent cognitive decline… everything from exercise to supplements to nutrition to stress management. But while Alzheimer’s disease will only hit a relatively small percentage of us (10 percent of…

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Three pillars of a better brain

So far, Alzheimer’s is a disease that has stumped the medical and pharmaceutical community. There are no drugs that can stop the progression of the disease completely… much less reverse it. But that hasn’t stopped scientists from looking for an answer. And researchers at the University of Southern California may have recently found it in…

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When estrogen declines, BP goes up

If you’ve been fortunate enough to go through the first 40 or 50 years of your life without blood pressure problems, you’ve been lucky enough. But that also makes it even harder to deal with if and when your blood pressure does start creeping up… Sadly, it’s an experience shared by women around the world…

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Could the red wine nutrient be the key to managing diabetes?

Blood sugar problems put you at risk of developing everything from heart disease and kidney failure to nerve damage and blindness… not to mention COVID-19… If you’re not already living with type 2 diabetes, your chances of developing the disease increase every year. Type 2 diabetes, which is an outgrowth of insulin resistance, affects around…

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Is my thyroid working? (7 ways to know below)

Your thyroid may be small, but when it comes to your health… it’s huge. I’ve written to you often about my own thyroid challenges and my experience with Hashimoto’s Disease — an autoimmune thyroid disorder. The hormones this tiny gland produces control a large number of your body’s processes. In fact, thyroid hormones are used…

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