A Shocking New Treatment

By Al Sears, MD "Deep brain stimulation" is what they're calling it. It almost sounds soothing and nice. Did you hear about this? Scientists use electrodes to "stimulate" the brains of depressed people. The whole thing works through surgically implanted probes in your brain that are connected to an electrical … Read More

Filed Under: General Health
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Reset Your Hormone Switch to "Normal"

  By Al Sears, MD Have you ever shivered on a cold day? Felt a little light-headed when you stood up too fast? I'm sure you've broken a sweat while doing your PACE exercises, right? In all these situations, what you're feeling is your body trying to return itself to a "normal" state. In medical terms, we ca … Read More

Filed Under: Weight Loss
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

8 Tips to Fix Your Cholesterol Without Medication

By Mark Hyman, MD The singular focus on treating cholesterol as a means to prevent heart attacks is leading to the deaths of millions of people because the real underlying cause of the majority of heart disease is not being diagnosed or treated by most physicians. For example, I recently saw a patient named Jim who … Read More

Filed Under: Clogged Arteries
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

How Inflammation Damages Your Heart

Inflammation is an important defense mechanism by which our body responds to infection or injury. However, serious problems arise when the inflammatory response gets out of control. Uncontrolled inflammation directly contributes to diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, and sepsis … Read More

Filed Under: Pain and Inflammation
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

How I Get My Winter Vitamin D

By Al Sears, MD We all know sunshine is the cure if you don't get enough vitamin D in your diet, right? Well, not so fast ... sunshine isn't always enough. The problem is that even when it's sunny you might not get enough vitamin D. In a study from the city of Calgary — one of the sunniest places in Canada — almost … Read More

Filed Under: Supplements
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

EPA Approves Cancer-Crops

By Jesse Cannone, CPT, CPRS, MFT The great bastion of (ahem) public health and safety known as the United States Environmental Protection Agency, continues to push forward the highly carcinogenic neurotoxin methyl iodide as an approved fumigant for... produce. Yes, you read right. Carcinogenic. Neurotoxin. On your food. … Read More

Filed Under: Health Politics
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

How Eating at Home Can Save Your Life

By Mark Hyman, MD The slow insidious displacement of home cooked and communally shared family meals by the industrial food system has fattened our nation and weakened our family ties. In 1900, 2 percent of meals were eaten outside the home. In 2010, 50 percent were eaten away from home and one in five breakfasts is fr … Read More

Filed Under: Healthy Eating, Video
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

3 Ways to Supercharge Your Supplements

If you have any interest in your health at all, you're likely among the majority of adults who purchased supplements in one form or another over the past year. Now let me ask you a question. Did you notice a difference when you took them? If not, then you're probably not getting the biggest bang for your buck either... a … Read More

Filed Under: Supplements
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Frequency Specific Microcurrent

By Carolyn McMakin, MA, DC My patient, I’ll call him Jim, worked as a security driver for an armored car company and loved his job. Jim was only 47 and really didn’t want to undergo the three level low back disc replacement and spinal fusion surgery scheduled in four weeks. But he had tried everything from physical therapy … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain, Video
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Epsom Salt: Your Home Health Spa in a Box!

Epsom Salt

Dig into your bathroom closet or look under your kitchen sink and chances are you'll find one of nature's great health rejuvenators nicely boxed up and ready to use. And if you don't, you can pick up a box for a couple dollars at virtually any pharmacy. I like to think of Epsom salt, which is the common name for magne … Read More

Filed Under: Pain Relief
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,