CMAJ April 29, 2013 First published April 29, 2013, doi: 10.1503/cmaj.120567 © 2013 Canadian Medical Association or its licensors All editorial matter in CMAJ represents the opinions of the authors and not necessarily those of the Canadian Medical Association. Naturopathic medicine for the prevention of cardiovascular disease: a randomized clinical trial Dugald Seely, Orest Szczurko, Kieran Cooley, Heidi Fritz,Serenity Aberdour, Craig Herrington, Patricia Herman,Philip Rouchotas, David Lescheid, Ryan… Lire la suite Canadian Medical Association Journal and study for heart disease
New research coming from Montreal is confirming what Naturopathic Doctors have been doing for a long time…. http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/TopStories/20120210/burnout-spit-blood-test-120211/ Cortisol, the hormone responsible for coping to stress, in normal conditions is lowest in the evening and peaks in the morning. People under chronic mental stress, or who are exposed to other physical stressors that affects melatonin… Lire la suite burn-out and salivary cortisol hormone
Studies on the use of vitamin K for the prevention and treatment of osteoperosis are conflicting. However, there has been some pretty good evidence to support the use of vitamin K2 (menaquinone-4 or 7, or MK-4 or MK-7) in conjunction with vitamin D, calcium, and magnesium for the prevention of hip fractures and to help… Lire la suite research for this vitamin points to stronger bones
Statin medications, commonly known as Crestor and Lipitor, are used to reduce cholesterol. It is known that these medications may cause liver failure and a more serious complication affecting the kidneys called Rhabdomyolysis – whereby extreme muscle pain and destruction occurs. They are also known to reduce CoQ10 levels, an important co-enzyme (helps an enzyme)… Lire la suite new study on statin medications
Today is the equinox and tomorrow is the full moon, how transient! I think we could all use a little dance in the moonlight… In preparing for this year’s autumn, be inspired by color. Find your nearest fresh food market and stock up. Go apple picking and make apple pie. mmm… with cinnamon, pecans, and… Lire la suite happy equinox it’s fall!!
Cinnamon is the spice of life. It is a natural treatment for lowering fasting blood glucose and minimizing secondary complications of type 2 diabetes. It sensitizes insulin for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome. It has anti-angiogenesis properties in cancer growth. It stimulates the circulatory system, improving cognition and depression. In chinese medicine, it is a… Lire la suite Why is cinnamon so good?