Metabolic Syndrome/Obesity In Children and Adults

Metabolic Syndrome (aka Syndrome X, or MetSyn), with its four hallmark symptoms of obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and hyperglycemia, is an increasing health risk for the U.S. population. In March, 2005, the national Institutes of Health and the New England Journal of Medicine published a paper stating that because of this epidemic, the current generation is…

What are you doing for Detoxification in the New Year?

The word “detoxification” stirs up alls sorts of reactions. It’s considered to be everything from a “myth” or “mass delusion” to a spiritual or vital therapy. Medically, detoxification is viewed as only a withdrawal method for people with drug or alcohol dependency. But detoxification is a healing strategy for the rest of us—particularly if we…

Several Nations Ban Flu Shots, Why?

Last summer, after one baby girl died, and more than 250 other children were hospitalized with convulsions and high fevers following their seasonal flu vaccine injections, Australian health banned the shot for all children under the age of five. A short time later, Finland also suspended the H1N1 vaccines due to six reports of narcolepsy…