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Recommending Low Carbs by an MD is Not Permitted!

I am not the only one fighting for health! This is how far we have come! An MD is not permitted to recommend a low carbohydrate diet for his type 2 diabetic patients!!! Take a second look at what I just … Continue reading

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Will a Medicine Help You? The Numbers Will Shock You!

I love TED. I watch TED programs all the time because in 15-20 minutes they summarize important information that you cannot get anywhere else! This TED is like that. This is the most important TED you may ever watch in your … Continue reading

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3 Days to Hell! Ambien!

Atypical Benzodiazepines Receptor Ligands Who would think that a drug that most psychiatrists do not even consider to be a benzodiazepines can be more addictive than a benzodiazepines (benzos for short) drug? What exactly is Ambien (or Lunesta or a host … Continue reading

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Are Migraines Hormonal?

The last article on the migraine series is out. This one discusses the connection (if there is any) of hormones and migraines. Here is the start but head to read the whole article by clicking on read more after the … Continue reading

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Did You Break a Nail? Oh My. Here is an SSRI Drug For You!

No I am not joking; I wish I were. Today SSRIs (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) are used for just about everything: ADD, ADHD, Menopause, Pain, Migraine, Fibromyalgia, depression, insomnia, OCD, sexual dysfunction, and the list goes on. It is as if … Continue reading

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Dehydration & Salt Deficiency May Trigger Migraines!

I have started a blogging assignment on migraines and later hopefully on other illnesses as well that connect to hormones. I published part one of a three-part article on migraines, what causes most and what to do when one gets … Continue reading

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And I Thought a Citizen Petition with the FDA Uses the Language of a Citizen!

Phew! It took three days! In case you are wondering what this is about: I petitioned against the quinolone drug class Cipro and its generic ciprofloxanin to be used only in case of life and death scenario and remove it … Continue reading

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Salt and Your Heart; Do You Really Need to Lower Your Salt?

The latest fad of “heart healthy diet” made many people, who always had healthy diets, cut salt out of their diets–also many young children. The ones to whom the advertising campaign is aimed at, remain just as stubborn in eating whatever … Continue reading

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Off-Label Prescription Use Should Be Illegal!

I am a scientist and used to run experiments with drugs on volunteers. I had to go through application after application and the approval process for a single short experiment can take over a year. Why am I bringing this … Continue reading

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Food For Thought: The Roman Time Salary Was in Salt!

I just learned something that I think you will appreciate: the word salary comes from the Roman times from 200 BC to about 600 AD when soldiers got their salaries in salt–the word salary is derived from the word salt to soldiers. … Continue reading

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