Total Health

It’s often said that the really dangerous topics that we should all avoid are sex, religion and politics. But I’ve quoted Plato many times before: The price you pay for not being involved in politics is that you end up being governed by inferiors. Some might say that we end up being governed by idiots […]

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Globally, heart disease claims the lives of more than 17.3 million people. This single number represents more than 31% of all deaths from all causes on the entire planet. It’s staggering to understand that almost one-third of all deaths (for both men and women) are due to hearts that stop working for one reason or […]

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When was the last time a doctor asked you about positive symptoms? Ha ha! I thought not. But this doctor is very interested in floating the idea of positive signs of good health! Of course the conventional medical doctor concentrates only on negative symptoms, which point to some disease or other. That’s what they do; […]

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Healthcare is a business. A lucrative one. Around the globe, major corporations hold the lives of billions in their hands and make decisions based solely on their bottom line. When that business model affects your quality of life and length of life, you need to be concerned. Now, more than ever in human history, you […]

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Here’s the truth about supplements: Even taking healthy supplements can be a bother. I had one patient with severe depression who, unaccountably, felt really low when she took a particular multi-vitamin formula. It was a good mix, I took it myself at the time. But it came to light this patient was severely allergic to […]

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Another year is coming to an end and it’s time to take stock.  How did you do in 2016 in regards to your health and happiness?  What grade would you give yourself? If you’re like many, you might have started strong with some New Year’s resolutions that covered all the bases.  Financial goals, weight loss […]

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It’s Christmas! [Do I have to pay Noddy Holder for saying that?] Time for me to offer you a gift; a gift of KNOWLEDGE. He’s Noddy But Nice! Noddy Holder MBE is an English musician and actor. He was the lead vocalist and guitarist of 1970s highly-successful English glam rock band Slade. Their biggest hit […]

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When you were a child, germs were all lumped together. All you knew, all your parents knew was that they were bad for you. Whatever you went for – a cough, a sore throat, ear pain, a cut – you were given antibiotics. Antibiotic overuse wasn’t known back then. We now know that all bacteria […]

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For decades, “fats” have been portrayed as the villain in human health. Science has now proven (again) that some fats are not only good for you, they’re necessary to our survival. As a result, much of the “low-fat” and “no fat” craze is reversing. That’s a good thing! However, there is a specific form of […]

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In our modern world, there are few ingredients as dominant and dangerous to our food supply as added sugar. I’ve spoken at length about the dangers of sugar (as have countless others in the medical and scientific community) but it seems we’ve underestimated the devastating effects. You read that right. As much as we’ve railed […]

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One of the stupidest and longest running medical follies is the daft story that sunlight causes skin cancer. It does NOT, it protects against skin cancer. It’s vital for your long-term health that you grasp this and stop listening to the dangerous propaganda being expounded by ignorant MDs and research scientists. Those of you who […]

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Energy drinks have gained incredible popularity in the last few years. We live in a sleep-deprived world that increasingly expects longer hours or greater production. The lure of “miracle” energy is strong. However, energy drink dangers should not be ignored. Second only to vitamin supplements, and heavily marketed to young people, they promise a boost […]

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Is there such a thing as internet addiction? Sounds made up, doesn’t it? When I first heard the rumblings of this new condition, I admit, I was skeptical. It sounded like the latest scapegoat for poor choices. Now, I’m not so sure. In the past ten years, all of us have experienced a shift in […]

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Do you have problems from fatty liver disease? Are you sure? The liver isn’t as interesting to most people as the brain or the heart but, with the help of your kidneys, it removes 99% of the toxins inside you. Your liver prevents the pollutants from the food you eat, the air you breathe, and […]

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