Controlling the COX-2 Enzyme Can Reduce or Eliminate Pain After Surgery?

My wife had major surgery five days ago. She remained overnight and came home on Wednesday afternoon. She followed all the pre-op instructions about eating, clear liquids, and more before surgery. However, she also started taking whole fruit mangosteen juice … Continue reading

Understanding The Complexities of Alzheimer’s Disease Might Unlock the Doors to a Cure?

There is no single cause for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and no single pill will cure it. Instead, multiple causes appear to cascade on each other as the disease progresses. Cut off the source early, and the disease may be stopped … Continue reading

Chronic Pain Effectively Treated with Newly Discovered Natural Plant Compound

Pain relief has been a subject of intense scrutiny for centuries. Local plants offered various levels of pain control. Salicin from willow bark is a predecessor to aspirin. It was not until the end of the 1800s that Felix Hoffman … Continue reading

Can Aging be Slowed with Vitamins, Minerals, and Natural Supplements?

Most of us prefer to age gracefully. We know that it is inevitable, and our bodies will change. However, are there natural options to maintain good health and look better while we age? My first book on longevity, Longevity Secrets … Continue reading

A Spice That Can Replace Pain Meds for Some

Turmeric, the golden spice, has been used for centuries to treat many health problems, primarily pain, and inflammatory disorders. Health Benefits https://health.usnews.com/wellness/food/articles/what-are-the-health-benefits-of-turmeric. Ayurvedic and Chinese practices use turmeric for simple health issues, indigestion or headaches, to more severe diseases such … Continue reading

5 Ways Eating Less Means Living Longer & Healthier

Caloric restriction is a term applied to eating less. Consuming fewer calories leads to longer lives for almost all animals. They live longer than those animals fed a regular diet. They look younger and do not have as many age-related … Continue reading

Pain Relief You Don’t Know About

Pain management should be healthy for the whole body. Pain relief is needed to make our lives better. Some pain remedies are more harmful than helpful. Cyclooxygenase (COX) is an enzyme that regulates prostaglandins in our bodies. Prostaglandins are mediators … Continue reading

How Effective is Your Pain Treatment?

Our brains determine the pain we feel. Pain can come from many sources. Sometimes it is as easy as touching a hot stove. I inadvertently touched a hot screw that I stripped yesterday and got a small blister and a … Continue reading

Atherosclerosis is Reversible (Fact or Myth?)

The general consensus of the medical industry is that atherosclerosis is not reversible. Researching this topic has provided some interesting information. Atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis are used interchangeably. Arteriosclerosis is a hardening of the artery walls. Atherosclerosis is the narrowing of … Continue reading

It Doesn’t Hurt Until It Does

Most of us take our health for granted. We don’t hurt. Therefore nothing is wrong with us. Almost every disease begins with chronic low-level inflammation. This is at the cellular level. We can’t feel it. Most of the time we … Continue reading