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3 Natural Alternatives to Sleeping Pills

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Sleep Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Even in the best of times, many of us have a hard time sleeping. A 2016 study published in the Journal of Family Medicine found that a third of adults suffer from chronic insomnia.[1]

But these days, the number may be far higher. The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on our sleep.

It’s not hard to see why. People have lost their jobs and businesses.

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What’s the Coronavirus Risk of Going to a Football Game?

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, General Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Sports have been one of the biggest lifestyle casualties of the coronavirus pandemic.

Many of us are yearning for the day when we can go to a football, baseball, or basketball game…or even watch one on TV.

Sports fans are so desperate for entertainment that Russian table tennis, which is broadcast over the internet, has become the most-wagered sport worldwide.[1]

Major American sports leagues are pulling together plans to reopen in the coming months.

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The Dark Side of White Food

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Gut Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Titanium dioxide is all over your supermarket.

It’s in chewing gum, candy, bread, doughnuts, yogurt, cake frosting, pastries, mayonnaise, coffee creamer…anything food manufacturers want to make look bright white.

For years, this food whitening agent and preservative has been linked to digestive problems. Researchers have found that it destroys digestive enzymes and increases intestinal inflammation.[1]

The evidence is so strong that earlier this year France banned titanium dioxide from food.

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Coronavirus: Scientists Discover Hormone Linked to Increased Death Risk

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

A new study shows that high levels of the stress hormone cortisol are linked to a greater risk of death in coronavirus patients.

Cortisol is a hormone produced by the adrenal gland. It is best known for its role in regulating your body’s fight-or-flight response during times of stress. Cortisol makes you more alert, allowing you to respond more quickly to physical threats.

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Is This the Real Cause of Celiac Disease?

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Gut Health, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

Most people with celiac disease will tell you that gluten is the cause of their condition.

That’s because whenever they eat wheat products or something else with gluten, they get sick.

But what is the underlying cause? Why can’t their bodies digest gluten?

A new study suggests the hidden trigger is a group of toxic chemicals.

Researchers from the NYU Grossman School of Medicine looked at the levels of industrial chemicals in the bodies of people with and without celiac disease.

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Churches, Hair Salons, Gyms, and More… Doctors Reveal What’s Safe, What’s Not During the Pandemic

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

Now that pandemic lockdowns are ending, all of us face important decisions about where we will go and what we will do.

Should you finally get your hair cut? Should you go to the gym?

Four public health experts assessed the risk various activities pose to spreading the coronavirus. They are Dr. Matthew Sims, Beaumont Health director of infectious disease research; Dr.

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