Pregnancy And Birth Are Times Of Both Joy And Pain But There Are Things You Can Do To Help

For many women, pregnancy is the most joyful time of their life, filled with anticipation, parties and events, picking out furniture for the baby’s room, and lots of other things that can be very fulfilling. They can also be stressful, depending on what kind of person the new mom is. However, almost universally, most pregnant […]

Shedding Light On The Evidence For Complimentary Medicine: Niacin and Niacinamide As Natural Remedies For Multiple Health Conditions

This article will share some of the evidence for one type of complimentary medicine, supplementary medicine, or vitamins as treatment. Since many opponents of consumer choice in regards to alternative health and supplementary medicine use the popular argument that alternative therapies have no basis in science or fact, this article will present some evidence to […]

Understanding the Special Needs Of The Geriatric Population And How To Best Meet Them

The elderly population is growing faster than most other age groups as many of those in the baby boomer generation are becoming a part of this group. Since many of these people have children themselves, there are many people in our society who are concerned about them and their well-being. Most often, they are wondering […]

Since Recent Studies Show Alzheimer’s Can Be Reversed With Dietary And Lifestyle Changes, Shouldn’t That Be The Focus For Medical Research?

Recently I read an article that was shared on Twitter by Mitchell Rosen UCSF (@MitchRosenUCSF). This very critical article was not mentioned in the mainstream press, and in fact I had never even heard about it before today. It seems that researchers from UCLA discovered that Alzheimer’s is not so difficult to reverse. We have […]

Thanks, FDA: The Importance of PATIENT Access To Adverse Event Data For Prescription Drugs

Some readers may wonder why patients need access to the FDA’s FAERS database of adverse events for prescription drugs, and why the FDA deserves accolades for finally providing this access. This is not a trivial question. There are several factors to consider, not the least of which is the current estimations of the causes of […]

Effective Treatments For Hypothyroidism And Hyperthyroidism Using Vitamins: Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism have been recognized as conditions since the late 1800s.  During the 1920s, in fact, the required iodization of table salt was instituted as a counter-measure to the widespread problem of hypothyroidism, goiter, and other related conditions.  According to Wikipedia, iodine deficiency is the leading cause of preventable developmental and intellectual disabilities.   […]

Natural Therapy And Treatment Options For People Suffering From Arthritis And Inflammatory Conditions

According to WebMD, the percentage of Americans who suffer from osteoarthritis is 12.1% of the population.  Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, although there are other, less common forms. Arthritis is a painful inflammatory condition, leading to swelling of the joints and a loss of the cushioning cartilage that exists between joints to […]

Remembering the Pseudo-Science That Is Conventional Medicine: A Rebuttal

The recent blog article on the PLOS (Public Library of Science) website, “The Rise of Pseudoscience in Alternative Medicine and How To Talk About It”,  by Stephen Eastlack, may have some people thinking to themselves, “How can it be that some individuals are ignoring the true scientific evidence and believing in these unproven alternative remedies”? […]