Alzheimer’s as a New Diabetes Type

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Multiple factors like lack of sleep, electromagnetic fields, aluminum (found in anti-acids, water, foil wrap, deodorants, cookware) interact with our genes to produce diseases like Alzheimer’s. In addition, inflammation is always present in most diseases and Alzheimer’s is not an exception. Inflammatory-promoting factors include trans fats, saturated fat, stress, infections, lack of exercise, autoimmune diseases, vitamin deficiencies, celiac disease, colitis, sugar, and diabetes, all of which increase the risk of dementia and ...

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Toxoplasmosis and Personality Changes

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Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite that lives in the intestines of cats, shedding eggs that can be picked up by rats and other animals. Humans and other animals can be hosts to Toxoplasma as well. People get infected by its eggs by handling soil or kitty litter. It is thought that for most people the parasite lives “quietly” in their bodies including the brain, and about half of ...

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Calcium Crazy: Why you actually need LESS Calcium and more Magnesium

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Calcified heart valve (near the center)One of the things I dread the most as a heart surgeon is… calcium. Yes, severely calcified valves and arteries are probably my worst nightmare. To remove the calcium, we have to use surgical instruments such as the “bone eater” – and even with that you struggle a lot! Eventually the instruments end up losing their sharp cutting edge. ...

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Bad Relationships Hurt Your Health

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Stress and other psychological factors have a major impact on our well being. 95% of all illnesses are either caused and/or worsened by stress. Excessive stress contributes to adrenal fatigue which then further contributes with the deterioration of our health.

Stress also contributes with inflammation which can damage our brain cells, it also causes severe depression and other mood disorders.

Dr. Ryke Geerd Hamer found that a significant emotional event that is ...

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The Psychopath as a Medical Doctor

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I walked into a bookstore of a small Canadian town in 2005 and asked for a true crime story where a doctor was involved. I thought that perhaps it would help me to understand better pathological personalities and how insidious they are in our society, including the medical community. A few seconds later the guy brought me, Doc: The Rape of the Town of Lovell by Jack Olsen, which won the ...

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Killing in a Small Town: Repressed Anger

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As I mentioned yesterday, the misuse of anger can be hazardous to your health, but it can also have disproportionate consequences for those people around you. An example of this last case might be Killing in Small Town which I saw recently. The movie is about a brutal ax murder where the killer strikes her victim 41 times. The murderer is a reserved woman who repressed her anger in ...

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Anger and Sudden Death

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We usually get angry when we get frustrated due to misunderstandings. Many people consider anger to be an all-or-nothing feeling and this shouldn’t be the case. We don’t have to loose control when we’re angry. Actually, angry responses very seldom reach uncontrollable levels and when they do, they are usually because of misuse of angry feelings that have little or nothing to do with the immediate actual irritating situation. It is mainly ...

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Dissociation and Changes in Brain Structure

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Dissociation is a learned program which “protects” us from a cruel environment; like a trip to the moon which buffers us from an uncomfortable reality. Moments of stress reminds us of bad times during our childhoods and makes us dissociate from our surroundings.

Dissociation may take many forms, some people get tough and repressed, others are shy, others are paranoid and afraid, others are upset and cranky, still others are dreaming awake, etc, etc. ...

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Cell Phone Hazards

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Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) affect cellular metabolism and generate free radicals that can be hazardous to your health. Cell phones are a source of EMFs and there are already thousands of studies pointing out to cell phone hazards. Studies indicate higher rates of Alzheimer’s disease, mood disorders, depression, and other neurological problems in people exposed to EMFs. Other studies show that EMFs may be linked to an increase in cancers, especially brain ...

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Mercury: Lethal Toxin

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Mercury is one of the most toxic substances in the world for our bodies. It has been associated with gastrointestinal, autoimmune, cardiovascular, kidney and neurological/cognitive problems. Gastrointestinal problems include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and colitis. Neurological problems include symptoms of shyness, emotional lability, nervousness, insomnia, memory problems, and the inability to concentrate. Other nervous symptoms may include encephalopathy, nerve damage, Parkinsonian symptoms, tremor, ataxia, impaired hearing, tunnel vision, ...

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