Monthly Archives: May 2023

Sleep Herb’s Surprise Benefit: Lowered Anxiety, Blood Sugar

By |2023-05-25T14:52:20-04:00May 28th, 2023|Nutrition|

One of the most remarkable things about many herbs is their versatility. Unlike pharmaceutical drugs, herbs contain a valuable mixture of beneficial natural compounds that modern science is just starting to unravel. When these compounds work together, they’re often effective against several different health issues simultaneously. There’s no better example [...]

Why Does Drug Prescribing Soar Before a Diagnosis of Dementia?

By |2023-05-22T10:01:41-04:00May 21st, 2023|Natural Health|

Almost a quarter of people over the age of 40 take five or more prescription medications. Taking this many medications can lead to drug interactions, adverse side effects, more frequent office visits, and even hospitalizations. What’s most alarming, studies suggest this prescribing cascade increases the risk of dementia. Could the [...]

For Longevity, How Much Alcohol Is Too Much…?

By |2023-05-12T13:16:10-04:00May 14th, 2023|Lifestyle|

The first genetic study to exam the link between alcohol intake and telomere length – a marker of longevity – is worth paying attention to. The scientists found that imbibing alcohol up to a certain amount each week won’t knock years off your life. But drink beyond this level and [...]

Have You Heard About This Special Dementia-Fighting B Vitamin?

By |2023-05-11T15:44:38-04:00May 7th, 2023|Natural Health|

Benfotiamine, a special form of thiamine, may help protect against heart problems, diabetic complications, and Alzheimer’s disease. First formulated in the 1950s by scientists in Japan, benfotiamine is a fat-soluble form of thiamine (vitamin B1) that gets into the body much more readily than normal thiamine. Since then, this new [...]

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