Are Chickens and Monkeys Dominating the Health Headlines?

“The sky is falling, the sky is falling,” is a famous quote from Chicken Little Story found in the Grimm Brothers fairy tales. Just Mathias Thiele first published it in the Danish Language in the early 1800s. However, folklore has … Continue reading

Two New Studies Have Success Treating Alzheimer’s Patients with Sound and Light

I wrote several articles last week on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and was delighted to see new information on the treatment of AD today – with light and sound. Some diseases are treated with light or sound, such as skin rashes, … Continue reading

Are There Any Effective Treatments for Fibromyalgia?

I commuted over 40 miles to work in an earlier life. There was a medical program on the radio that I listened to most of the time. I remember the doctor discussing fibromyalgia. At that time, one thing that stood … Continue reading

Another Counterargument Against the Value of Vitamin D3 to Reduce Risk of Pandemic Virus

It is interesting to me how studies are designed to prove or disprove something. I scanned the health headlines today and found one that caught my attention immediately about vitamin D3 (VD3) and COVID-19. I keep my VD3 levels high … Continue reading

Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis May Not Involve Your Bones and Joints

When we hear the term arthritis, we immediately think of bone or joint pain. What is arthritis? Is there a difference between osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis? Many people have arthritic conditions. Some are having joint problems and wonder if they … Continue reading

2 Drugs May Solve 3 Diabetes Health Problems

Diabetes creates more health problems than most people know. Many of us think of diabetes as being a blood sugar problem. However, diabetes is a triple threat to your health. Background https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/blood-pressure-kidney-disease-drugs-medication/2020/11/05/id/995514/. Diabetes is insidious. People who skip annual physicals … Continue reading

How Does Dexamethasone Help with Coronavirus?

Treatments for COVID-19 appear to be helping shorten the days in the hospital for many patients. We have heard about the high percentage of seriously ill coronavirus patients that died on ventilators. Those headlines appear less often today. Why? COVID-19 … Continue reading

Are Your Medications Making You Forget?

A study published this week in Neurology reported that hundreds of prescription drugs can affect your memory. The study concentrated on anticholinergics, a class of drugs that block the action of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter. Anticholinergics (https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323514) are used to treat … Continue reading

Panic Attacks!

With a pandemic, election-year politics, protests, self-quarantine, job disruptions, empty sports stadiums, kids may or may not go back to school, bars closed, and other cultural aspects in turmoil, panic attacks can happen. Would you recognize one? What can you … Continue reading

Hydroxychloroquine Effectively Counters COVID-19 – Fact or Fiction?

Hydroxychloroquine (HC) has been used over 65 years with billions of doses administered. All prescription medicines have side effects – some more severe than others. The side effects of HC are listed as headache, dizziness, loss of appetite, nausea, stomach … Continue reading