Archive for the 'General Health' Category

Asthma

Thursday, March 8th, 2007

I am an asthma sufferer myself, and have been most of my life. I grew up with the typical explanations form the medical community, who as you know, is in the business of disease management, NOT Health Care. Treating the symptom without looking for an underlying cause just plain sucks, but that’s what happens when profits and beach front condos are at stake: drug dependency. Those explanations usually included hay fever, allergies, and exercise. Never, not once was I ever told that what I was eating could be promoting airway dysfunction and inflammation. The solution, given in usually 4 minutes or less, was always an inhaler, of recent, the steroidal vaerital. (more…)

The Role of Flexibility in Injury Prevention and Athletic Performance: Have We Stretched the Truth?

Thursday, March 8th, 2007

This is a great article that I came across regarding ‘Stretching’ that challenges the current thought process in thinking that passive stretching is required and beneficial. It is neither. -Bill (more…)

Fish Oil

Thursday, March 8th, 2007

The Italian “Secret” To Heart Disease Recovery
By: Dr. Al Sears MD

If you’re a regular reader of Health Alerts, you’ve heard me talk a lot about fish oil. It’s one of the most effective ways of preventing a host of chronic diseases – especially heart disease. (more…)

4 New Ways to Avoid America’s Number 1 Killer

Sunday, January 28th, 2007

By Shane Ellison, M.Sc.
One minute you are enjoying a stroll in the park and the next you feel as if an elephant just stepped on you. Clutching your chest and violently gasping for air, you suffer the common eventual outcome of heart disease: the dreaded heart attack. This year alone, this silent killer will catch up to over a million Americans. (more…)