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Best Way to Build a Strong Immune System NOW!

Best Way to Build a Strong Immune System NOW!

A lot has been said about the immune system and how to strengthen it. There are countless books, articles, podcasts, and TV documentaries about it. Some doctors have devoted their entire careers to finding ways to boost and improve this amazing system, which does a remarkable job defending us against disease-causing pathogens. There are diets, herbal preparations, supplements, and vitamins explicitly designed to increase immunity. But while the idea of supercharging the immune system might be enticing, it is only...
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Dehydration – Signs, Symptoms and Prevention

Dehydration – Signs, Symptoms and Prevention

A vast majority of people are chronically dehydrated as they opt for more flavorful drink alternatives.  Unknowingly they become more dehydrated by drinking alcohol, sugary beverages, and caffeinated drinks in place of water which can lead to long term health conditions over time.   Many of these non-water drinks act like diuretics and cause the body to expel water it needs to rid itself of  cellular waste products and harmful inflammatory by-products, further compounding health issues.  Proper hydration is essential for...
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Learn How to Speak Your Body’s Language: Nutritional Deficiencies and Their Consequences

Learn How to Speak Your Body’s Language: Nutritional Deficiencies and Their Consequences

Most people are aware of the short-term consequences of an unhealthy diet: weight gain, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, tooth decay, etc. But in 2019, a group of doctors in the United Kingdom observed another complication stemming from a teenage boy’s junk food-based diet: blindness. In a case report published in the Annals of Medicine, researchers from the University of Bristol offer a cautionary tale for healthcare practitioners about the unexpected consequences of a deficiency-deprived diet, emphasizing the permanent damages...
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Extreme Heat: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety

Though the elderly (65+), infants and children are more susceptible to heat stress, even the best conditioned of athletes can succumb to the health risks of hot weather. In the last 25 years more people have died from extreme heat than from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, lightning and earthquakes combined. As simple as it seems, understanding how and why the body cools itself, when faced with extreme temperatures, is the key to staying healthy and preventing injuries and even death. This...
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Millions Potentially at Risk of B-12 Deficiency

Literally, millions of people taking acid blocking drugs on a regular basis for dealing with their symptoms of acid-reflux (GERD – gastroesophageal reflux disease) run the risk of becoming B-12 deficient, which can result in troublesome side-effects. (Nerve damage/dysfunction, weakness, fatigue, anemia, memory loss, depression and dementia, just to name a few). The 2 most popular kinds of these drugs as either PPI’s (proton pump inhibitors, i.e. Prilosec, Prevacid, Nexium) and H-2 receptor antagonists, (i.e. Tagamet, Pepcid, Xantac).  Though through...
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DO NOT USE THESE ANTIBIOTICS – FDA Warning!

DO NOT USE THESE ANTIBIOTICS – FDA WARNING! All of us at one time or another have been prescribed and taken an antibiotic. The FDA has recently issued a warning about one of the most popular types of antibiotics called, Fluoroquinolones. You are more likely to recognize them by their brand names of: 1-    Cipro 2-    Factive 3-    Noroxin 4-    Levaquin 5-    Avelox 6-    Floxin The FDA statement says: “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have required the drug...
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World-Wide, Medical Harm Occurs in 43 Million Hospital Cases Each Year!

Preventive health care, be it following a healthy diet, exercising, and  taking needed and essential vitamins and minerals in the event of dietary deficiencies, all can help to keep you out of the hospital. And a recent report published in the British Medical Journal Quality and Safety, focuses on yet another reason to avoid hospitalization. World-Wide,  medical harm occurs in 43 million hospital cases each year! It is not clear if the risk of developing nosocomial infections (infections you didn’t have when checking...
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Calcium Warning- Taking Calclium Supplements May be Dangerous to Your Health

Dear Valued MigreLief Fans, For decades I have been telling all women that the need to take 1000-1500 mg per day of Calcium to protect your bones is a hoax and a myth which is propagated in part by the pharmaceutical companies that own some of the calcium marketing companies and a general lack of familiarity with the published literature demonstrating the dangers of supplementing with calcium product, within certain segments of the healthcare community. Sayer Ji, is an excellent...
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Cephalgiaphobia May Lead to Chronic Migraines

A Vicious Cycle Cephalgiaphobia is a psychological state that has been linked to prompting and sustaining the overuse of medication. According to a recent study, published in the Journal of Headache Pain, frequent migraines can lead to a fear of migraines, and a fear of migraines can lead to increased migraine frequency. Depression and anxiety are common with chronic migraine sufferers.  The link between migraine and lifetime anxiety disorders (panic, obsessive-compulsive disorders, generalized anxiety, phobias) has been described in both...
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7 Basic Tips to Lower Your Risk Of Breast Cancer

EAT A LOW FAT DIET Research shows a modest decrease in invasive breast cancer for women with a low-fat diet. Limit the polyunsaturated fat (in corn, safflower, and sunflower oils) and saturated fat (in meat and dairy) in your diet.  There is evidence that certain western lifestyle factors particularly our high fat diet – appear to increase the risk of the disease. For example, scientists found that although Japanese women have a much lower risk of developing breast cancer than women in the...
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Enough Already! It’s Time to Say “No” to All Except the Most Urgent of X-Rays and Electronic Imaging Procedures Like CT-Scans and Pet-Scans

I have been writing and telling readers and friends for many years that the amount of radiation that we are exposed to by physicians and dentist is getting WAY out of hand and causing harm. We are at the point that 2-3% of all new cancers may be due to the radiation that you are being exposed to. Some cardiac patient’s get one CT-Scan per year, not knowing that one scan is equal to 2000 chest x-rays of radiation. Dr....
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Over 20% of Migraine Sufferers are Taking Drugs They Shouldn’t Be!

Triptan drugs like Imitrex, Maxalt, Relpax, Zomig, Amerge, Axert, Frova and Treximate are used to try to reduce or stop the pain of an on-going migraine. The way these drugs work is to narrow blood vessels that have become over dilated due to the migraine. A study done in late 2011 reviewed the drugs being taken by over 120,000 migraine sufferers.  It found that over 1 in 5 migraine sufferers who had been prescribed Triptan drugs, had heart conditions for...
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