Category: Health

Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure and Cholesterol

A reader asks: “Having trouble with getting my blood pressure down to where my doctor would like it to be. I am on one blood pressure medication, and...

Thyroid

Thyroid Facts

Half the population suffers from thyroid problems, mostly undiagnosed thanks to unreliable tests, but pretty much nobody understands thyroid meds-not patients, not doctors, not magazines. Research discussing how...

mold

Mold – A Common Cause of Illness

It’s kinda hard to ignore a 500-pound gorilla smack dab I the middle of the room, but it happens. And if you’ve been to, say, twenty or thirty...

Big pharma

Big Pharma – The Problem With Medicine

Senator Patrick Leahy and Representative Henry Waxman rush about, day after day, year after year, to do Big Pharma’s bidding. Let’s talk about where this takes us. Big...

health

Another Skirmish in the Health Wars

The people who fight endlessly to earn the right to oppose good health for, in their minds, the greater good of controlling ignorant peasants-which would be us-probably expect...

Birth Control

Birth Control – Reproductive Rights

Well, newspapers, blogs, TV, radio-all sorts of “information” sources-are chock-a-block full of talk about reproductive rights. You may have noticed. But did you notice this tsunami of words...

stomach acid

What’s Up with Stomach Acid?

Vicki asks: If a person has bad GERD that supposedly has been repaired, yet still has acid and takes Tums, been on Proton Pump inhibitors and Cytotec (protects...