July 2012

What is High BP?

July 30, 2012

High blood pressure (or high BP/hypertension), are names for abnormally high pressure that’s exerted on stiff, inflexible arteries when your heart beats. When your arteries lack flexibility, due to diet, lack of activity, etc., your heart has to push harder to move blood through them. BP is measured by systolic and diastolic pressure, such as 120/80. Systolic […]

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How to End Pain!

July 26, 2012

Everyone feels pain at some point, whether it’s headaches, muscle aches, back pain, joint pain, swollen lymph nodes from a cold or flu, inflammation or emotional pain! In fact, the IOM estimates that more than 100 million Americans have some form of chronic pain! Pain can take various forms that extend from mild and diffuse […]

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Coping With Tragedy

July 22, 2012

I live in Colorado, outside Denver. Like many people, I’ve been shocked and saddened by the recent Batman movie shootings. I know many people around the U.S. and the world have also been affected, so I thought I’d offer a few suggestions for coping with tragedy. Suggestion #1 It’s common to feel shock, anger, sadness, […]

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What is CoQ10?

July 19, 2012

CoQ10 (or Coenzyme Q10) is found throughout the body and is known to be an important energy source for cells/cellular mitochondria (the tiny engines in cells that convert fat or glucose into energy), as well as a potent antioxidant. It is also known as Ubiquinone because it is so prevalent in the body. With age, levels of […]

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3 Shocking Myths About Heart Disease

July 17, 2012

Heart and cardiovascular disease remains the #1 killer in the U.S. (about 2,200 people per day or 800,000 annually according to the CDC and others). The cost of treatment is over $300 billion annually! And it’s hitting more young people with many teens to 30s having early stages of atherosclerosis! See my post on “Shock! […]

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Secrets for a Long Life

July 12, 2012

If you would like to live a long, happy life, free from most chronic diseases and age-related disability, I can help you achieve your goal! Many days, I see people in their 50s, 60s, and beyond who are overweight and struggling to function. When I’m at a store, I see many hunched over their shopping […]

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Lose 5 Pounds in 10 Days!

July 9, 2012

Have you put on some extra weight in the last year? Would you like to lose 5 pounds in 10 days without dieting? Would you like to feel better with more energy? Then I have some great tips for you! Here are 3 ways to look better, feel better and have more energy! 1. Switch: […]

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Want Bone and Heart Health?

July 5, 2012

You might not realize it, but there is a significant relationship between bone and heart health. And that connection exists through a vitamin called vitamin K2, a version of vitamin K you probably never heard of! If you know about vitamin K (or K1) you might know that it’s involved in blood clotting and is […]

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Think Drugs Are Safe for Kids?

July 2, 2012

This is a breaking post! Today, a dominant pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) agreed to pay a fine of 3-billion dollars for off label/non-approved use violations (a common practice for these aggressive companies), and influencing doctors to peddle those drugs! One very egregious violation was to promote the use of the drug Paroxetine (under the name […]

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