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The Statin Danger Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Diabetes, Featured Article, Health Warning, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

It’s a full-on epidemic…

The number of people with diabetes has doubled over the past 30 years.

More than 100 million American adults now have diabetes or its precursor, prediabetes.

Now, a new study has uncovered a surprising hidden cause for diabetes…statin drugs.

It shows that it may be no coincidence that diabetes rates have skyrocketed at exactly the same time doctors began prescribing more statins.

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How to Escape the Antidepressant Trap

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

For people with major depression, antidepressants can be a lifesaver.  They can pull people from the brink of overwhelming despair.

But doctors too often prescribe these drugs for less serious problems. One study found that half of all people on antidepressants are not depressed at all.[1]

They walk into the doctor’s office with complaints like insomnia, anxiety, ADHD, or even headaches.

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70% of Seniors Get Pain Relief from Cannabis

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Featured Article, Pain Relief by Garry Messick0 Comments

Half of seniors report they suffer from chronic pain. It’s one of the most common health problems plaguing older Americans. 

But mainstream medicine has no good solution. The standard treatment has long been opioid painkillers. That led to an addiction crisis that killed 47,000 Americans in 2017. 

But now a new study points to a natural solution.

The research is scheduled to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in May.

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Is Drinking Good for You? It Depends on Your Age

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

Studies looking at the health effects of moderate drinking are all over the map.

Some show that a drink or two a day is beneficial, reducing your risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Others show that drinking increases cancer risk, and that the heart benefits are minimal and do not outweigh the danger of alcoholism.

Now, new research may have discovered the reason for the disparity.

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One Fruit Controls Diabetes

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

People with blood sugar issues are often told by mainstream doctors not to eat fruit. It’s feared that the sugar content contributes to blood sugar spikes.

But a new study shows that one fruit may actually hold the key to preventing and treating diabetes.

Researchers at the Illinois Institute of Technology recruited 32 subjects who were overweight or obese. All had insulin resistance and were prediabetic.

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Hate Colonoscopies? There’s a Better, Easier Colon Cancer Test

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

Colonoscopies may be the most despised medical test.

The day-before laxative prep is miserable. And the procedure itself is no walk in the park.

Now, a new study shows that you may not need to put yourself through that ordeal. An at-home test may be just as effective in finding colon cancer.

The study was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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