Alternative Medicine News – May 26, 2014

Jonathan Wright MD
Blockbuster Drug Might Devastate Your Health

You have to read down the article to discover the kind of drug he’s talking about. It’s cholesterol lowering statin drugs.

Dr. Wright makes two points. First, that new guidelines say you don’t have to have high cholesterol to take them. What? Are they kidding? That would include almost half of everyone between 45 and 70 years old. And if you’re a man over 60, you are automatically included.

The second point is the list of negative side effects. It’s huge. And none of the effects are minor. They include:

  • Bad memory

  • Cataracts

  • Increased chance of heart failure

  • Greater chance of type 2 diabetes

  • Muscle pain and weakness

Ironically, the new guidelines emphasize giving these drugs to diabetics and smokers. This is puzzling because statins won’t protect from these. And if you look at the list above, it actually can cause diabetes. Unbelievable!

Learn the details here.

Health Freedom
7 Emotions That Don’t Serve You and How To Detox Them

Your emotions affect your life. Whether in good ways or not depends on the emotion.

Here is a list of the 7 most damaging emotions. It shows how and why each is a problem. It also gives you possible ways to deal with the negative emotion to neutralize its negative effect.

The list is a good one. And the suggestions are also good.

As a preview, here are the seven emotions:

  1. Anger

  2. Regret

  3. Shame

  4. Hurt

  5. Sorrow

  6. Discouragement

  7. Powerlessness

The descriptions offer distinctions that are very useful in dealing with these feelings. I recommend you look it over. Learn more here.

Al Sears
Fight Back Against Environmental Estrogens

BPA is in many plastic items around us.

BPA is toxic. It mimics estrogen in the body. That is especially bad for men. But women don’t need an excess either.

So how do you reduce the effects of it? Obviously reducing exposure is key. But since you already have it in your system, it helps to know how to get rid of it.

This article by Dr. Al Sears talks about eugenol. It lowers estrogen in the body. You can get it in cloves. And it is also in a number of other common spices. He gives you a list of them.

Learn more by clicking here.

Bottom Line
The Truth About Sugar & Artificial Sweeteners

Too much added sugar is risky for your health

You know it can cause from weight gain. It also contributes to heart disease as well as diabetes and obesity-linked cancers.

But everyone seems to like the sweet taste. So what to do?

This article offers suggestions to help you deal with your sweet tooth. It talks about various kinds of regular sweeteners and artificial ones and their effects.

Get the inside story at this link.

Green Med Info
Surprising Magnesium Deficiency Symptoms

“Every known illness is associated with a magnesium deficiency.”

That is a quote from Dr. Norman Shealy. He also says it is rarely diagnosed.

But why is this so?

First, every organ in the body and every tissue needs magnesium. Second, modern agriculture has created food very low in this vital nutrient. Third, most of it is in tissues, not blood. This makes it hard to spot with a simple blood test.

But you can spot it in symptoms. Here are some of the more obvious:

  • Muscle cramps, twitches and pain.

  • Chest tightness or sighing.

  • Constipation, urinary spasms, menstrual cramps, difficulty swallowing.

  • Insomnia, anxiety, hyperactivity and restlessness.

  • Heart palpitations or arrhythmias, angina.

Even brain issues can indicate a need for more magnesium.

The full list is much, much longer. To see the whole story, click here.

All the best to you for your health and happiness,

Dr. Bruce Eichelberger

Dr. Bruce

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