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Vinpocetine: Can This Flower Improve Your Memory?

Forget-me-nots symbolize remembrance in myths and legends.  But in the scientific realm, another purple flower seems to best protect the brain. And that’s no fiction. Proponents say this common garden border can enhance memory, increase blood flow, and even protect nerve cells against damaging strokes. Some doctors like it, too.  In fact, a synthetic derivative of the plant is prescribed in Europe for these very purposes. But you don’t need to travel overseas to get your hands on the product.  It’s sold here in the United States as a dietary supplement. So does it live up to the hype? Incoming […]

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[youtubegallery]| [/youtubegallery] Each day, thousands of people gleefully walk out of their cardiologist’s office with a prescription in hand.  But, they are later shocked to discover that these are actually prescriptions for disaster. You see, these prescriptions are most often for a statin drug to lower cholesterol or some type of blood thinner to help prevent stroke or other related blood-clotting health concern. But how often do they tell you the myriad of horrendous side effects associated with these drugs, or how they rob your body of vital nutrients? Or, worse yet, do they tell you that the condition […]

Continue reading Garlic: How a Stinking Rose Can Prevent a Heart Attack or Stroke

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Previous studies have shown that lack of physical activity increase the risk of metabolic syndrome.  New research findings now reveal that apart from lack of exercise, television viewing (regardless of exercise habit) at age 16 is also linked to the risk of developing metabolic syndrome at age 43. Metabolic syndrome is considered a risk factor in developing stroke, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. It is a combination of any of three metabolic disorders or conditions, including abdominal or central obesity (large waist circumference), low levels of HDL or good cholesterol, high levels of triglycerides, high blood pressure and high […]

Continue reading Sedentary Adolescents May Later Develop Chronic Disease

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Stanton Glantz, director of the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at the University of California, San Francisco states that the ban on smoking in public places has shown a dramatic impact on health and its associated medical costs. This observation is based on research that shows the reduction in hospitalizations from conditions like strokes, heart attacks and asthma associated with smoking. Glantz and his colleagues conducted a meta-analysis which reviewed 45 studies that investigated on smoke-free laws in countries around the world, including the United States, New Zealand, Germany and others. In their study they found that in […]

Continue reading Smoke-Free Laws Reduce Heart Attacks, Stroke and Asthma

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