The Simple Secret to Living Longer

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Longevity, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

Here comes the New Year, with hordes of folks looking for ways to become healthier.

Some of us will resolve to exercise more. Others will go on diets. Or we’ll cut out guilty pleasures like fast food. 

Most of us will fail miserably.

One study found that 80% of New Year’s resolutions die by mid-February.[1]

New research shows there’s a better way.

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The Surprising Natural Hay Fever Solution

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

Probiotics are all the rage right now in the natural health world. For good reason. 

Many studies show they improve digestion. The good bacteria they provide can treat constipation, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, and other common stomach conditions.[1]

Probiotics are also linked to better immunity and mental health. 

Now, a new study shows that probiotic supplements have another surprising benefit.

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The Surprising Thing Keeping You Awake at Night

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

Most of us think we know what causes insomnia…

Too much caffeine…stress…jet lag…using a computer at night…napping too much. 

A new study shows that there is another powerful factor that drives sleeplessness.

The research comes from the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. Investigators analyzed records from 50,000 participants in a women’s health study. They compared rates of insomnia with data on diet.

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The ‘Bad’ Cholesterol Myth

In All Health Watch, Cholesterol, Featured Article, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

There is one indicator that doctors look to more than any other to determine if you’re at risk for a heart attack. 

It’s LDL cholesterol. 

For decades, doctors have told us that the best way to prevent heart disease is to keep this so-called “bad” cholesterol low. That’s why, if you have an LDL reading above 150 mg/dL, chances are your doctor will put you on a statin drug to lower your levels.

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Cannabis Relieves Migraines, Study Finds

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

Migraine sufferers sometimes feel like someone tied to the railroad tracks.

They can see the train coming. But there’s nothing they can do to stop it.

Migraine patients often can tell when a headache is coming. They become sensitive to light. Or they get a dull ache on one side of their head.

Shortly after, the pain comes roaring through. It’s so excruciating that work or any other normal activity is impossible.

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Superbugs Are More Deadly Than We Thought. Here’s How to Protect Yourself

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

Imagine a deadly infectious disease that spreads like wildfire. No drugs can stop it. 

Millions of Americans get it. Tens of thousands die in agony.

It sounds like an apocalyptic horror movie. But a new study shows it’s actually happening now. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just updated their comprehensive report on antibiotic-resistant infections. They found that 2.8 million people in the U.S.

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