We are very used to quick fixes these days, and we reach for antibiotics too readily at times. Antibiotics kill bacteria, but they don’t discriminate between the harmful and the beneficial ones. By eating a diet constituted of processed foods rich in sugars, and overloading our bodies with stress, we further destroy the natural balance in our gastrointestinal tract.
Throughout history, antibiotics have saved millions of lives. However, nowadays they are often overprescribed, which leads to all sorts of potential complications. A Danish study, published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) this August, points to one such complication. According to the large study they conducted in Denmark between 1997 and 2011, the use of antibiotic called clarithromycin could come with an increased risk of heart failure and death.
Although most smokers are aware of the dangerous effects that smoking has on their health, quitting is still very difficult. Smoking is not only a bad and unhealthy habit, it is also highly addictive. The raised prices work for some, but true addicts will do anything to get their smoke and will need all the help they can get to quit this nasty habit.
Here are a few scientifically proven all-natural ways to help you quit smoking once and for all. These proven natural methods will help you to break through the addiction, ease withdrawal symptoms, and help you to quit smoking for good:
If you look at contemporary medical sources, they all claim there is no cure for diabetes – neither diabetes type 1 nor diabetes type 2. But a recent study conducted at Manchester University might change the way diabetes is viewed and rock the established paradigm. It appears that scientists now managed to explain the cause of diabetes. By doing that, they opened the door for a cure.
The importance of vitamin D in disease prevention is well-documented. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to numerous conditions, including some cancers, cardiovascular disease and urinary tract infections (and you can read more in my previous article about 12 Common Diseases Caused by Vitamin D Deficiency). Now, scientists linked vitamin D deficiency with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people. The research findings are very valuable and open up fresh possibilities in this area of health care and prevention.
Hindsight can be perfectly harmless at times, and deadly at others. You might have forgotten about the toaster and burnt your bread, or perhaps you neglected homework and received a deduction. But when you neglect medical symptoms, especially those that foreshadow cancer, the repercussions can be far more serious.
Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms described here in this article, then you are best to talk to your doctor. It could be nothing, and you are probably absolutely fine, but for your peace of mind, it is worth getting it checked out. But before discussing Signs and Symptoms of Bowel Cancer, it’s also important to which attribute to developing this disease:
A very shocking revelation emerged last week when one of the senior researchers stepped forward to admit that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had covered up evidence that vaccines are linked to autism. The cover up was systematic and deliberate, and might have caused thousands of children and their families to suffer unnecessarily.
Having a tattoo has become so common and trendy that it makes you believe tattooing is completely safe when done with care. However, recent studies that put tattoo ink under scrutiny raised questions about its toxicity and the adverse effects it can have on the body. The FDA itself has warned against a certain ink that was promptly recalled. Still, other similar products remain on the market and are probably being widely used.
Most of us grew up believing that cow’s milk was good for us, and that our bones will crumble if we don’t drink enough of it. Harvard scientist David Ludwig has joined thousands of others who question the truthfulness of that. In his recent article, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics, he specifically addressed the hype of reduced-fat milk.