Air Pollution Is Linked to Cognitive Decline – Reduce Your Risk Now

A new study unveiled a dramatic connection between air pollution and cognitive decline that may help explain why cognitive diseases like Alzheimer’s are on the rise. Researchers in China were concerned about high levels of pollution including sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, and particulate matter <10µm, especially in the years 2010 and 2014. This prompted them to assess air pollution’s impact …

Can Just One Night of Lost Sleep Increase Your Risk of Diabetes?

No, one night of lost sleep won’t cause diabetes, but a new study has identified some of the major reasons that poor sleep increases your risk of developing diabetes over time. Insomnia and poor sleep habits have long been connected to the risk of type 2 diabetes. However, theories about why these two conditions are related have been up for …

Lost Your Libido? Check Your Thyroid

Thyroid problems can cause all sorts of seemingly unrelated symptoms, so I’m not surprised that the findings of a recent study just added low libido to the list of frustrating indicators pointing to thyroid dysfunction. While thyroid hormone is most directly involved in metabolic activity, its influence is far-reaching in our bodies, affecting virtually every system including the heart, skeleton, …

The 6 Secret Foods Your Thyroid Needs to Thrive

If you’re dealing with low thyroid symptoms like fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, or cold hands and feet, or if you have already been diagnosed, you need to fuel your body with the best foods. This is not just about a healthy diet; there are specific foods that your thyroid needs to produce hormones and convert them into energy generators. …

Top 4 Diet Mistakes Diabetics Can’t Afford to Make

There is no doubt; good nutrition is at the foundation of health and diabetes reversal. Often, my diabetic patients are already trying to make healthy choices and follow common diabetes guidelines. But good diabetes nutrition isn’t just about choosing low-sugar foods and managing insulin. There are other factors you’re likely overlooking that trigger inflammation and perpetuate high blood sugar. If …

Six Leading Causes of Neuron Destruction and Cognitive Decline

When neurons are chronically or traumatically damaged, cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease become a real possibility. Studies have pinpointed amyloid plaques, which are found in the brains of those with Alzheimer’s disease, as your body’s physiological response to inflammation or infection. There are six well-known causes of neuron destruction that lead to cognitive decline relating to inflammation. It’s crucial to …

The Secret Cause of Over 90% of Low-Thyroid Diagnosis

If you are like the countless Americans that suffer from symptoms of low thyroid, the true cause of your thyroid problem might have gone undiagnosed. Most people who struggle with low thyroid are simply given a thyroid replacement hormone, but for many people, this does little to resolve their symptoms long-term. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT) occurs when the immune system attacks …

The Link Between Diabetes and Depression

In any given year, approximately 1 in 5 adults in the US experiences mental illness, and 1 in 4 diabetics suffer from depression.1-3 These are staggering numbers, but is there a relationship between the two conditions, and if so, how are they related? Those questions are receiving increasingly more attention as researchers dig into the root causes of both depression …

Types of Headaches & How to Prevent Them

Manage your headaches It is a fast paced life that we live today and we always try to squeeze-in our daily routine, into our hectic schedule. When your body is not adequately nourished, it starts complaining in the form of headaches. Headaches arise in many different forms and are mainly indicators that something is amiss in your body. Pain in …