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Blood Clots May Be the Root Cause of All Heart Disease

Blood Clots May Be the Root Cause of All Heart Disease

In this interview, repeat guest Dr. Malcolm Kendrick, a board-certified family physician and author of the book, “The Clot Thickens: The Enduring Mystery of Heart Disease,” reviews the underlying mechanisms for heart disease, which for the last century has been the leading cause of death in the U.S. Of all the books he’s written, this is my favorite, as it goes into great detail, giving you the biological understanding of the process of atherosclerosis leading to heart attacks and strokes. He also has solid...

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Even Women Doctors Find Their Symptoms Aren’t Taken Seriously

Even Women Doctors Find Their Symptoms Aren’t Taken Seriously

In early 2014, Ilene Ruhoy, MD, PhD, was not feeling well. She tired more easily than usual, had frequent headaches, and was sometimes dizzy and nauseous. A hospital-based neurologist, Ruhoy made appointments with several of her colleagues. “Everyone kept telling me that I was working too hard, that I was too stressed out, that I should take some time off,” she recalls.At first, she was inclined to believe that; after all, she was working a lot. But as the headaches became more persistent, she grew more...

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3 Tips For Choosing A Weight Loss Program

3 Tips For Choosing A Weight Loss Program

here are some tips to help you choose the best weight loss program for you. Research. There is no way around it, this is going to take some time. As mentioned, there are a lot of different programs out there, and they often contradict one another. However, one of the main things you are likely interested in is results. After all, it doesn’t matter how good a program is supposed to be if it doesn’t work for you. The first thing you can do is read how each particular program has worked for those who have tried it....

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h2o Therapeutics’ Apple Watch feature for Parkinson’s gets FDA medical device listing

h2o Therapeutics’ Apple Watch feature for Parkinson’s gets FDA medical device listing

Turkey-based digital health startup h2o therapeutics announced its new Apple Watch-enabled freezing of gait-cuing feature, dubbed Foggy, designed for Parkinson’s Disease patients has received FDA listing as a Class II medical device and is available via prescription. According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, freezing of gait is a symptom of Parkinson’s Disease in which a patient experiences a temporary, involuntary inability to move. Freezing may also affect a person’s speech or other parts of the body.  h2o...

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Is Histamine to Blame for Your Headache, Hives and Heartburn?

Is Histamine to Blame for Your Headache, Hives and Heartburn?

Mercola proudly supports these charities and organizations. View All Charities & Organizations More About Mercola.com Disclaimer: The entire contents of this website are based upon the opinions of Dr. Mercola, unless otherwise noted. Individual articles are based upon the opinions of the respective author, who retains copyright as marked. The information on this website is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional and is not intended as medical advice. It is...

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Could U.S. Measles Cases Break a Record This Year? What to Know

Could U.S. Measles Cases Break a Record This Year? What to Know

April 12, 2024 – When a mother in Atlanta, GA, noticed measles symptoms in her son earlier this year after returning from an international trip, she knew just bringing him straight into a local emergency room may put others at risk.She kept him in the car outside the ER while alerting staff inside.“We were able to immediately bring the child in and immediately put him in an isolated room and mask and avoid potential exposures, but it could have gone very differently,” said pediatric infectious disease specialist...

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Fad” Weight Loss Diet

Fad” Weight Loss Diet

Summary:Obesity is killing us but using fad or extreme weight loss schemes may be making it worse! weight loss diet, lose weight, diet, fad diets, weight loss Obesity is a physical state that refers to excessive body fat. Chances are you have experienced the frustrations of dieting at least once in your life, if you have problems with your weight. Close to a hundred million Americans go on a weight loss diet in any given year and up to ninety-five percent of them regain the weight they lose within five years....

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Grow Therapy secures $88M funding for virtual mental health platform

Grow Therapy secures $88M funding for virtual mental health platform

Provider-focused digital mental health company Grow Therapy announced it has closed $88 million in Series C funding.  Sequoia Capital led the round, with additional investment from Growth Equity at Goldman Sachs Alternatives and PLUS Capital. Several artists and athletes also contributed to the round, including Dak Prescott, Anna Kendrick, Joe Burrow, Lily Collins and Jrue Holiday.  Additionally, the company announced the launch of a novel measurement-based care system to improve patient experiences and help...

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Is Silicone Safe for Baking?

Is Silicone Safe for Baking?

I’ve mentioned before that I use silicone molds to make homemade gummy vitamins, lotion bars, and other household staples. However, the mention of silicone molds tends to spark the question, “Is silicone bakeware safe?” Unfortunately, this is one of those questions that I usually answer by saying: “It depends.” Here’s a more in-depth explanation.   What is Silicone?  First, it’s crucial to understand three often-confused terms: silicon, silica, and silicone. These substances are related but distinct. Here’s a...

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Why Choline Is NOT Associated With Prostate Cancer

Why Choline Is NOT Associated With Prostate Cancer

Mercola proudly supports these charities and organizations. View All Charities & Organizations More About Mercola.com Disclaimer: The entire contents of this website are based upon the opinions of Dr. Mercola, unless otherwise noted. Individual articles are based upon the opinions of the respective author, who retains copyright as marked. The information on this website is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional and is not intended as medical advice. It is...

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