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QUESTION: Calcium supplements and heart attacks?

QUESTION: Can taking calcium supplements make you have a heart attack? ANSWER: A recent study published in The British Medical Journal reported that taking 500 mg or more a day of calcium increased the risk for heart attacks in healthy women by 20 to 30 percent. However, it did not increase the risk of strokes…

Identifying Toxic Heavy Metals in the Body

Environmental toxicity is a growing problem that threatens to undercut the amazing advances in lifespan and life quality created through public health and conventional medicine. Toxicity is becoming a hidden public health emergency. While issues relating to population-wide mercury toxicity due to vaccines have largely been laid to rest, major concerns remain relating to very…

Fish Fog

Have you found yourself having a mild decrease in memory? Perhaps your reaction times are a bit slower, or it’s difficult to keep multiple streams of thought working at the same time. These symptoms may have many causes including excessive multitasking, hormone imbalances, sleep disturbances, or nutritional deficiencies. There is another possible cause related to…

Is Our Food Making Us Ill?

Our relationship with food has changed immensely. Although the availability of foods and produce from around the globe has increased substantially, this expanded food delivery system may not be helping us to eat healthier. We are most often separated from food production. Many families no longer enjoy home-cooked meals, opting instead for processed “frankenfoods” resulting…

QUESTION: Test and Treatments for “Low grade hyperthyroidism”?

QUESTION: Is there such a thing as “low grade hyperthyroidism”? If so what are the tests? and treatments? ANSWER: The Endocrine system is characterized by a gradation of dysfunction from none at all to extreme on both the overactive and the underactive ends of the scale. Medicine sometimes has trouble defining instances of dysfunction that…