Category Archives: Natural Medicine

The 3 Vitamins that Prevent Brain Loss

Prevent Brain Loss - B-Vitamins

By our seventies, one in five of us will suffer from cognitive impairment. Within five years, half of those will progress to dementia and death. The earlier we can slow or stop this process, the better. Although an effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease is unavailable, interventions to control risk factors could prevent millions of cases. […]

How to Address a Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium deficiency is a widespread problem and some estimates suggest that over 90% of us are deficient. Magnesium is responsible for over 300 biochemical reactions in the body and impacts blood pressure, metabolism, immune function and many other aspects of health. Some experts claim that magnesium deficiency is the single largest health problem in our world […]

Fitness Reduces Risk of Alzheimer’s in Women

Fitness Reduces Risk of Alzheimer’s in Women – A new study from Sweden shows that women who were highly fit in mid-life are nearly 90% less likely to get dementia decades later.

A new study from Sweden shows that women who were highly fit in mid-life are nearly 90% less likely to get dementia decades later.  After initial exercise tests in middle age, researchers followed the women for 44 years. Both groups lived just as long, but those who could ride an exercise bike at a fast rate […]

How to Survive a Bout with Cancer

Survive Cancer

A healthy diet and exercise could reduce colon cancer patients’ chance of death. Simply walking every day could improve survival rates for breast cancer survivors, studies have found. A study of nearly 1,000 colon cancer patients found that those who exercised regularly ate more fruits and vegetables and avoided refined grains and meats had a […]

How to Minimise Risk of Colon Cancer

How to Minimise Risk of Colon Cancer

By Dr Michael Gregor Colon cancer risk in Westernized populations may be reduced by decreasing animal product intake and thereby decreasing “aggressive” factors as animal protein and fat. Animal fat can stimulate the synthesis and secretion of bile acids into the intestine. Bile helps the body digest fats. So, more fat in the intestines means […]