Infertility

Most countries in the world have historically had a problem with fertility, not infertility. The big question was, “how do we keep from having so many of these pesky anklebiters to take care of?” However, this question is changing. In fact, if you’re looking for a good indicator that our health and lifestyle are bringing about dire consequences upon our collective health, look no further than...

Early Puberty

A century ago the average age of menarche, or first menstruation was nearly 17. Today it has dropped below 12, and is becoming increasingly common at ages much younger. Girls younger than ten are frequently developing breasts, having their periods, and other bizarre phenomena. This is totally inappropriate, unprecedented, and is increasing at an alarming rate. There are many competing theories,...

Causes of Childhood Obesity & Childhood Obesity Facts

When I was in grade school just a couple short decades ago, many of us were a little pudgy. I had a pretty sweet gut going as did most of my friends. But obese? There was only one kid in my grade that could be considered obese. He was the fat kid. Like “Lardass” in the movie Stand By Me, or of course “Chunk,” being really fat was unique and freakish. Oh have times changed, and in such a short...

What Are the Causes of Heart Disease and Does Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease?

Oh god, my hands are trembling just t-t-t-t-t-typing the word “cholesterol.” It’s so scary. It is one of the definitive words of an aging, hospital-ridden, overweight baby boomer. It’s a symbol of having choked down one-too many ribeyes and a few too many plates of bacon and eggs(because the causes of heart disease and cholesterol all involve our favorite foods). Cholesterol is without a doubt a...

Lower Triglycerides Through Diet

Having high levels of triglycerides appears to be one of the leading risk factors for heart disease. An even better indicator is looking at a ratio of triglycerides to HDL cholesterol. A ratio of 3:1 or higher tells us far more about a person’s risk of developing heart disease than any other diagnostic lab value. The higher the triglycerides, the higher the value, and the higher the...

Alzheimers Disease Information & Information on Preventing Alzheimers and the Causes of Alzheimer’s

The following is an easy-to-understand explanation of the latest Alzheimers Disease information and contains advice for preventing Alzheimers and outlines suggested causes of Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s, better known as old timers disease, is now commonly being referred to as Diabetes of the brain.  To a large extent, this is true. Alzheimer’s disease information suggests a very close link to...
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