Niacin, Cholesterol and Stroke

Is a Niacin Flush Dangerous?

By Dr. Mercola

Niacin, or vitamin B3, is important to your overall good health. Vitamin B3 deficiency may result in a condition called pellagra, characterized by mental confusion, diarrhea and scaly skin sores. Deficiencies, however, are rare and often confined to people with trouble absorbing the vitamin from their food.

The vitamin is water soluble, so it is not stored in the body but eliminated through the kidneys. This means you need a steady supply from your diet. Niacin is found in many foods commonly found in an everyday diet, such as chicken, eggs, legumes (peanuts), milk and rice.

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Antibiotics Linked to Heart Attacks

by: Lori Alton

(NaturalHealth365) Which is more shocking, the revelation that a popular class of antibiotics has been linked to life-threatening complications, or the fact that drug companies knew about these risks, but covered them up? Unfortunately, when profits come above patient welfare, neither reality comes as a surprise. (especially when you consider the ‘untested’ drugs on the market)

Fluoroquinolone antibiotics [Cipro, Levaquin, Floxin, Ocuflox, Avelox, Vitgamox] are Continue reading

How To Save A Person From Stroke Using Only A Needle?

 Here is the short TED talk from a brain scientist who suffered a stroke and wrote a book about it. I highly recommend it!

The unconventional method of saving human life during a stroke is a method of a Chinese professor who says that you should always keep a needle in your house.

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Benefits of HBOT for Those With Traumatic Brain Damage/Injury/Stroke

 Science News

… from universities, journals, and other research organizations

 Jan. 23, 2013 — Stroke, traumatic injury, and metabolic disorder are major causes of brain damage and permanent disabilities, including motor dysfunction, psychological disorders, memory loss, and more. Current therapy and rehab programs aim to help patients heal, but they often have limited success. Continue reading

How Inflammation Affects Every Aspect of Your Health

Dr. David M. Marquis, DC, DACBN

Inflammation controls our lives. Have you or a loved one dealt with pain, obesity, ADD/ADHD, peripheral neuropathy, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, migraines, thyroid issues, dental issues, or cancer?

If you answered yes to any of these disorders you are dealing with inflammation. Sadly, most of us are suffering from one or more of these disorders but have no idea how to eliminate inflammation. Most doctors are utilizing pharmaceuticals in lieu of getting to the root cause. Continue reading

Elemental Calcium Supplements: Relative Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke, Arthritis, and More? WHAT!!

Story at-a-glance

  • Taking elemental calcium supplements (with or without vitamin D) in amounts of 500 mg or more may actually increase your relative risk of heart attack by up to 27 percent, and may even increase your risk of stroke
  • Taking the wrong type of calcium and in isolation, without complementary nutrients like magnesium, vitamin D and vitamin K, which help keep your body in balance, can have adverse effects, such as calcium building up in coronary arteries and causing heart attacks. Continue reading

HBO Kills Infectious Diseases and Bacteria

May 30, 2012  

How to kill flesh-eating bacteria fast

You may have heard about the recent tragedy of Aimee Copeland. This beautifulGeorgiagraduate student recently went on a zip line adventure. During the activity, the zip line broke and she fell in the water below the line. During the fall, the line cut her leg. It was a minor injury. But, she became infected with flesh-eating bacteria. Doctors treated her with antibiotics, which failed. Now, the bacteria have claimed both hands, both feet, and one leg. What’s incredible is that she didn’t have to lose any of her limbs. Let me tell you why. Continue reading

HBOT for Autism, Stroke, Head Injuries, Infection, and More

HBOT Healing Victory 1, 2011  

In North Carolina, a blind mother of three autistic boys took on North Carolina Medicaid-and won.  Meleah Corner had been taking her sons to a clinic for hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) treatment for their autism. Both Meleah’s pediatrician and a neurologist noted clinically that there was a definite improvement in the boys. But when she submitted the bills to NC Medicaid, they were denied. Continue reading

A Grain of Advice on Salt‏

You might think of “salt” as a dirty word – the stuff that spikes your blood pressure and increases your risk of heart disease.  But your heart, adrenals, liver and kidneys need salt to function, and you can’t digest food without it. What’s more, salt: 

  • Carries nutrients across cell membranes into your cell;
  • Keeps calcium and other minerals soluble in your blood;
  • Maintains your body’s balance of fluids;
  • Regulates blood pressure.

In my 20 years as an alternative-health physician, I’ve found that most of my patients don’t need less salt. What they need is the right kind of salt, and more potassium. That’s because potassium helps to keep sodium levels in check and optimize blood pressure. Continue reading