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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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The Best Face Mask for Coronavirus Protection

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

For the first few months of the pandemic, the science was unclear about whether face masks protected wearers from coronavirus.

The World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention initially said that most people didn’t need masks. The exceptions were people in high-risk groups (seniors and those with heart disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes), caregivers to infected people, and people who were confirmed to have COVID-19 or showed symptoms.

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Coronavirus: Should You Wear Gloves?

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Like face masks, there’s a lot of confusion about whether gloves effectively prevent coronavirus infections.

This is partly due to waffling by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

It currently doesn’t recommend wearing gloves. But at one point it did.

“As a result, there’s been some confusion,” said Dr. John Whyte. He’s an internist and chief medical officer at WebMD.

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The Natural Solution for Fatty Liver Disease

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is rarely mentioned as one of America’s worst health threats. Heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes get far more publicity.

But NAFLD is more common than any of these. And it can be just as deadly.

More than 30% of Americans have NAFLD. It’s also known simply as fatty liver.

You may associate liver problems with drinking.

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The Pandemic No One Is Talking About

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

What’s the number one cause of human death?

You might choose one of the major diseases such as cancer or heart disease.

Or maybe malaria, which has killed millions in Africa and Asia.

Smoking is another major underlying cause of mortality.

Of course, coronavirus is currently unleashing rampant death around the globe.

But a new study finds that one killer is far more lethal than any of these.

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How to Tell If Someone Is Too Old for Surgery

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

It’s a common dilemma faced by older people…

They need surgery for an urgent health problem, but their doctor doesn’t know if they are strong enough to withstand the operation. 

It can be a difficult decision for both the patient and the doctor. A life hangs in the balance. 

Typically, the decision on whether to operate is made on the basis of physical health.

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