What One Thing is the Best Insurance for a Long Healthy Life?

A poster I used to have hanging on my wall when I was a young Naval Aviator stated – “Aviation in itself is not inherently dangerous. But to an even greater degree than the sea, it is terribly unforgiving of … Continue reading

No Symptoms Can Lead to an Early Death

Have you ever wondered why a person dies of a heart attack and never had any symptoms? It is because there are not any. By the time you have chest pains, plaque may already clog your arteries. Angina https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/angina/symptoms-causes/syc-20369373#:~:text=Angina%20symptoms%20include%20chest%20pain,Dizziness Chest … Continue reading

How Healthy Are You?

I was having a phone call with a good friend the other day. We were talking about many subjects, but the general theme was health. He asked how I would define overall health – how healthy am I – or, … Continue reading

Three Simple, Easy Suggestions to Combat Weight Gain During the Pandemic

My next-door neighbor’s mother-in-law passed away last month. She was 61 years of age. She died from complications of type II diabetes. My neighbor said she loved her food and would not alter her eating habits. Forty years ago, diabetics … Continue reading

The Best Predictor of Disease

I believe in preventive health care.  As a result, I have additional tests done with my annual physical.  One life-saving blood test that everyone should consider is the C-reactive protein (CRP) test.  CRP is a protein synthesized by your liver.  CRP … Continue reading

Do You Know Your Health Trend?

I grew up in the 50’s and 60’s. I ate a balanced meal each night at home when my mother fixed the meals. When I was in seventh grade, I started making the evening meals because my mother rejoined the … Continue reading

Are You Really Ready to See Your Doctor?

I’ve always been curious why many diseases (symptoms) are caused by vitamin or mineral deficiency, yet many (almost all) doctors never address the issue of nutritional deficiency before dispensing prescription drugs. Maybe I’ve never been around the doctors or the … Continue reading

Why Wait Till 2017?

Is your health getting better, staying the same, or getting worse? Unless you are doing something each day to preserve or improve your health, it is getting worse – incrementally. The change is so gradual that one day you wake … Continue reading