Food Insecurity Can Be a Health Problem for Many

Food choices can help or hinder our health. Unfortunately, a recent Zogby Poll reports that a sizeable percentage of Americans are skipping meals because of cost. Zogby Poll Inflation is affecting all of us. Shoppers see it clearly. Food … Continue reading

Seven Ways to Shape Up and Slow Down Brain Aging

Our brains age daily, incrementally, of course. However, inevitable brain aging can be addressed with simple lifestyle changes. Keeping your brain healthy longer is key to an enjoyable retirement. Brain Aging What are some common symptoms of an aging … Continue reading

Why Are Some People at Higher Risk Than Others for Infection After Vaccination?

Before vaccines, people with multiple health problems were at higher risk for hospitalization and death. Vaccines were developed to reduce the severity of symptoms to reduce hospitalizations and the mortality rate. However, they were not created to stop the spread … Continue reading

What About Persistent Viral Symptoms That Last for Months?

Most people become infected with coronavirus and recover in ten to twelve days. Most of those have no symptoms, or they are very mild. What happens when a few people have mild to moderate symptoms for weeks or even months? … Continue reading

Can You Accelerate or Brake Cancer Growth?

Our genes control our lives and health. Our lifestyle choices affect our DNA by turning genes off or on but not changing the DNA sequence. Epigenetics is a term applied to genetic changes that are reversible. Tumor Suppressor Genes … Continue reading

Health is Also a Matter of Eating Correctly

I am not a vegan or vegetarian. I have a lifestyle that embraces the Wahls Protocol – balanced nutrition, stress management, toxins awareness and removal, and exercise. Dr. Terry Wahls is a physician who developed multiple sclerosis (MS) late in … Continue reading

Can You Catch Coronavirus Twice?

We are seeing the occasional headline that this country or another is having a resurgence of coronavirus with people who have already had the virus. The World Health Organization (WHO) says they don’t have enough information to understand what is … Continue reading

Does Fasting Improve Health or Just Hype?

I usually do a 72-hour fast monthly. I drink only water or unsweetened iced tea. I do this to improve the function of my immune system. Several years ago, Valter Longo, Ph.D. and his team at the University of Southern … Continue reading

Fatigue Free in 48 Hours After Months of Chemo and Weeks of Radiation

Fatigue affects many of us. It can be caused by overwork, poor sleep, worry, boredom, or lack of exercise. It might even be caused by illness, medicine, anxiety, lack of exercise, or depression. Fatigue can be treated with over-the-counter pain … Continue reading

Combatting Fatigue (A Toastmasters Speech)

This speech was given recently at one of my Toastmasters clubs. My first college degree was in chemistry. I never had a chance to practice in that field because I got an invitation to Vietnam. Today, I write and speak … Continue reading