December 2020 / 60 posts found

Herbal supplements and heart medicines may not mix – Mayo Clinic

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Many herbal supplements can interact with prescription drugs. Some of these interactions can be life-threatening. Herbal supplements are natural, so they must be safe, right? Not necessarily. Herbal supplements can have strong effects in the body. Some can interact with prescription medications used to treat heart and circulatory problems, such as high blood pressure and heart failure. Some of these interactions can even be dangerous. About half of U.S. adults report taking supplements. But research suggests that most don’t tell their doctors about this use — even those who also take prescription medications. Yet many herbal supplements may interact with […]

Why functional medicine works for Hashimoto’s | RedRiver Health and Wellness Center

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By Josh Redd, DC on March 20, 2020 By Josh Redd, MS, DABFM, DAAIM, Chiropractic Physician Ask most people, “Do you know about functional medicine?” and usually their eyes glaze over. True, it’s a relatively recent medical specialty and not well known.  The term is not catchy or sexy, but it is something you are going to keep hearing more about.  Most important, functional medicine is the most effective approach out there to managing Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. Why is functional medicine growing in popularity and so good at managing chronic conditions such as Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism? Simply put, functional medicine: Functional medicine […]

7 Steps to Health and the Big Diabetes Lie Review: Is It a SCAM?

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Originally posted 2015-08-09 07:29:02. The 7 Steps To Health And The Big Diabetes Lie is a program which tackles the ever increasing problem of diabetes in the world and exposes some revelatory brand new advice regarding the condition. Designed to help people understand the ways nutrition has a far bigger impact on what the pharmaceutical industry call diabetes. Diabetes can be a difficult disease to live with, but it doesn’t have to be as bad as you think. This program insists that it is possible to virtually eliminate your diabetes naturally by eating the right diet. When you eat the […]

Trump doubles down $2,000 coronavirus check demand

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Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Penna., on status of coronavirus relief bill. President Trump doubled down on his demand Friday for increased coronavirus-related stimulus checks to working-class Americans. Trump again tweeted his demand for $2,000 checks rather than the $600 proposed in the mammoth spending bill approved by Congress earlier this week. “Made many calls and had meetings at Trump International in Palm Beach, Florida. Why would politicians not want to give people $2000, rather than only $600? It wasn’t their fault, it was China,” the president wrote on Twitter. “Give our people the money!” Trump and other critics of the bill […]

Ontario confirms Canada’s 1st known cases of U.K. coronavirus variant | Globalnews.ca

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Ontario has confirmed Canada’s first known cases of the U.K. coronavirus variant. The province’s associate chief medical officer of health Dr. Barbara Yaffe made the announcement in a news release Saturday. Officials said the cases involve a couple from Durham Region with no known travel history, exposure, or high-risk contacts. Both are now in self-isolation. “This further reinforces the need for Ontarians to stay home as much as possible and continue to follow all public health advice, including the provincewide shutdown measures beginning today,” Yaffe said. “Durham Region Health Department has conducted case and contact investigation and Ontario is working […]

Are Herbal Supplements Safe?

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Herbal capsules adulterated. . GMP regulations are strong. Herbs generally safe. DNA Barcoding inaccurate.FDA, as with foods, is lax This content was originally published here.

The Functional Medicine Approach To Treating COVID-19 And Post-COVID Syndrome | Dr. Mark Hyman

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Dr. Patrick Hanaway:: … These people who are having, let’s say the post-COVID syndrome, they have other underlying issues that are going on. They have other underlying triggers, and it may be related to heavy metal toxins or [organotoxins 00:00:12] or mycotoxins or hidden infections or antigens or celiac disease or some other process that’s going on that has to be taken care of and looked at also. Dr. Mark Hyman: Welcome to The Doctor’s Farmacy, I’m Dr. Mark Hyman, and that’s Farmacy with an F. F-A-R-M-A-C-Y, and if you’ve ever wondered about, maybe there’s another way to deal with […]

One Man’s Stand Against Junk Food as Diabetes Climbs Across India

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Cover Photo Rahul Verma distributing the Indian dish khichdi, a mixture of rice, lentils and vegetables, to patients outside a hospital in New Dehli. Mr. Verma has taken a stand against junk food in India, where people are more likely to develop diabetes from weight gain than people in other regions.Credit Atul Loke for The New York Times. One Man’s Stand Against Junk Food as Diabetes Climbs Across India India is “sitting on a volcano” of diabetes. A father’s effort to ban junk food sales in and near schools aims to change what children eat. NEW DELHI — Rahul Verma’s […]

Kevin McCarthy slams Pelosi, calls for House GOP to reject foreign aid in coronavirus bill

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Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy accused Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats of “selective hearing” Wednesday night – after President Trump called for Congress to raise coronavirus stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000. “They’ve conveniently ignored @realDonaldTrump’s call to reexamine tax dollars wasted overseas while so many Americans are struggling at home,” McCarthy wrote in a Twitter message. “Republicans will act to put America first.” In an accompanying letter to his fellow Republicans, McCarthy asserted that Republicans had tried to pass a stimulus bill more than 40 […]

McConnell silent after Trump threatens to block coronavirus, government funding package

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President Trump demands increase in payments to Americans; reaction from Fox News contributor Brian Brenberg Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hasn’t yet responded to President Trump demanding Tuesday night that Congress include $2,000 stimulus checks in the coronavirus aid package that it passed on Monday, which included smaller $600 checks for individuals. The last-minute objection to the accord that Congress carefully crafted with very little if any involvement from Trump came after McConnell, R-Ky., said Monday, “The Senate just passed another major bipartisan, COVID-19 relief package. The American people can rest assured that more help is on the way, immediately.” That no longer is such […]