Can Gut Bacteria Increase Our Risk of Developing Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease (PD) develops when nerve cells in the substantia nigra part of the brain deteriorate over time resulting in our brain’s ability to produce dopamine. Symptoms of PD Most people recognize tremors or shaking of the hand or … Continue reading

How Bad is It Here Compared to Everywhere Else?

The media tells us how bad it is in the United States daily. But, have you ever wondered how bad it is here and in other places? Would you believe there are places in the world where the survival rate … Continue reading

A New Cause of Alzheimer’s We Do Not Know About?

Ask a doctor about what causes Alzheimer’s disease, and most will answer that the medical industry does not fully understand what causes this disease. Basic Assumptions Two days ago, the National Institute for Health – National Institute on Aging … Continue reading

Reversing Atherosclerosis Possible?

Fatty deposits can clog your arteries and create future cardiovascular issues – coronary heart disease, angina, carotid artery disease, peripheral artery disease, and even chronic kidney disease. These fatty deposits can be made up of cholesterol, calcium, fibrin, and cellular … Continue reading

Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back to the Gym?

Lines from movies and lyrics from songs sometimes stay with us for decades, even when misquoted. “Mama always said, ‘Life is like a box of chocolates.” “Toto, we’re not in Kansas anymore.” “We’re going to need a bigger boat.” “If … Continue reading

CDC COVID-19 Hospitalization Data Base Accessible

For a while, the government provided public access to the COVID-19 Hospitalization Data Base. It was shut down suddenly and immediately opened again. The website is One section of the database is for COVID-19 patients admitted to a hospital. … Continue reading

When Do We Bite the COVID-19 Bullet?

We know a lot more about COVID-19 today than we did three months ago. We know that older people with pre-existing conditions are the most susceptible to dying from or with COVID-19. We know that masks and social distancing work … Continue reading

Coronavirus Deaths Compared to Other Causes of Death Worldwide

We see and feel coronavirus impacting our lives daily. For a few, it is a vacation. For some, it is a hardship. For most of us, it is inconvenient. The daily number of deaths reached a peak on April 7th … Continue reading

At What Age Must I Worry About the Coronavirus

Let’s assume a worst-case scenario for you. You have been told you have the coronavirus. What do the demographics show us regarding age, sex, etc.? We hear that if you are over 60 or 65 years of age, then the … Continue reading

Mindset of Losing Weight

Eating less and exercising more is enough for some people to lose weight, remove excess body fat, and keep it off.  That was the mindset for nutritionists to solve the weight loss conundrum. However, for many of us, that formula … Continue reading