Children’s neurological health

psychological abuse is as harmful as sexual or physical abuse extreme neglect’s effect on the brain – really sad bullying is just as bad for math and reading achievement air pollution is bad for kid’s brains, behavior, and psychiatric health teen alcohol use is bad news teen smoking is an alcohol abuse warning aluminum warning… Continue reading Children’s neurological health

Children’s general health

Children are not little adults (though they do know the score). That is why we have pediatricians like Dr. Craig Canapari and sites like kidshealth.org.   Good parenting affects lifelong health of progeny. Be a good example for your kids – their life may depend on it – at least their quality of life. This,… Continue reading Children’s general health

Preventing Cancer

DNA (family history) is not destiny. vitamin A breast cancer prostate cancer Carrots and yellow veggies: carotene gets converted to vitamin A. adiponectin vs. pancreatic cancer be slim and avoid diabetes almonds α-ketoglutarate (AKG) can inhibit carcinogenesis induced by oncometabolites or hypoxia by activating enzymes from the 2-OGDD family (2-oxoglutarate-dependent dioxygenases). Exogenous AKG exhibited anti-tumour… Continue reading Preventing Cancer

Cancer causative stuff

Common Stuff that Causes, and Increases the Chance of, Cancer Here are seven dietary factors that may increase the risk of cancer. abdominal fat acetaminophen (Tylenol, paracetamol): shown by the VITAL study of 62,841 men and women aged 50 to 76 years may increase the chance of liver cancer may increase the chance of blood… Continue reading Cancer causative stuff

Blood sugar

What high blood sugar feels like. acai low-dose alcohol with meals – better yet no alcohol amla (Phyllanthus emblica) (Indian gooseberry), more apple cider vinegar, lipoic acid, CoQ10, pyridoxamine avocados barley a hot bath beans, more, even bean pasta a regular and consistent bed time Berberine found in barberry. Berberine has a beneficial effect in… Continue reading Blood sugar

Blood pressure

Ways to lower blood pressure and high blood pressure complications acetyl-L-carnitine, more, more, more n-acetyl-L-cysteine electroacupuncture? aircraft noise is a blood pressure hazard limit alcohol, more, more an alkaline (plant-based) diet almonds aloe vera juice alpha-Lipoic acid and acetyl-L-carnitine angelica, more apple cider vinegar, more apricots L-arginine antioxidants for those with peripheral artery disease avoid… Continue reading Blood pressure

Asthma prention and treatment

Asthma prevention: indoor air quality is a concern, as is outdoor air pollution – even a low levels alcohol caution minimize dietary alkylphenols, mostly by avoiding seafood antibiotic caution apples, more astragalus bleach is a lung irritant – there is other alternatives boswellia (frankincense) broccoli vitamin C, more calorie restriction, more carotene – cooked with… Continue reading Asthma prention and treatment

Caveats

A BIG FAT list of CAVEATS Take all of this blog with the proverbial grain of salt. Randomized controlled trials (the “gold standard”) are not applicable to all interventions. Expanding definitions of disease are worrisome. Especially irreproducible are any claims in the realm of psychology. Are psychiatric diagnosis even useful? Psychiatry and psychology journals can… Continue reading Caveats

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