IS THE ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE A ‘WHOLE BODY’ PROBLEM?

  Over 5 million people currently suffer from the Alzheimer's Disease. Statistics estimate that 1 in 10 people over the age of 65 years are affected by it. The disease process takes approximately 8-10 years to work from detection to death. It starts out slowly as two abnormal protein fragments called 'plaques' and 'tangles' accumulate in the brain, consistently killing off brain cells. The ‘plaques’ are formed when sticky protein pieces called ‘amyloid-beta’ (sometimes called ‘’beta-amyloid”) clump together to form the plaques.   Continue reading

INFLAMMATION: THE BODY'S PROTECTOR AND FOE

Inflammation is our body's first defense.  It is an immune response where the body protects itself by releasing its white blood cells and their substances to a part of the body that has been attacked or infected by bacteria, fungus, or viruses.  This results in an increased blood flow that is sent to the infected area for healing.  It is the body's process for healing itself.  Without the process of inflammation, the body's wounds could not heal.   Continue reading

UMBILICAL CORD STEM CELLS SAVE LIVES

Did you know that stem cells from the placenta and umbilical cord blood of newborn babies can be used to treat a myriad of diseases?  It is being used to heal almost as many as 80 different diseases, such as, many cancers, blood diseases like leukemia, autoimmune diseases, and genetic diseases.  Continue reading

ATTORNEYS GENERAL STAND UP AGAINST OPIOID CRISIS

Rose Winters, CEO for The Foundation for Living Medicine, has been elected to serve on the Integrative Health Policy Consortium (IHPC).  The following is a release about the Opioid Crisis. Continue reading

MEET YOUR VAGUS NERVE

  As research uncovers new understandings on how our bodies work, it becomes even more clear about how miraculous life really is.  I’m sure you have heard of your Vagus nerve, but do you know what it does?   Did you realize that it may be “the missing link to treating chronic inflammation” and opening the pathway for an entirely new area of treatment?  Continue reading

SAVING OUR EYES

How many hours per day do you find yourself mesmerized, staring into your computer, phone, and tablet screens?  We know that screen addiction can cause eye strain and fatigue.  But now, many researchers believe that screen addiction may also be a factor that’s causing macular degeneration to be a leading cause of blindness in people over 60 years old.   Continue reading

MICROBIOME OF THE SKIES

  Research teaches us that we are made up of approximately 100 trillion microbial organisms called microbiome that help our bodies perform life-sustaining functions, such as protecting us from germs and breaking down our food.   Continue reading

A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING NOOTROPICS

Remember that movie Limitless, about a guy who discovers a drug that can unlock the 80% of his brain that humans supposedly don’t use? He becomes a financial wizard, gets tangled up with angry hit men, gets addicted to the drug, experiences some weird side effects, and has to outwit a lot of people who want to kill him. It was about as realistic as it sounds. Continue reading

Eureka Moment For Fighting Alzheimer's Disease

  Finding the cure for the Alzheimer's Disease has been more than a challenge. It has been an aspiration for medical researchers for decades. Recently, the medical research community has been abuzz with news that they may be getting closer to finding the answers. Continue reading

Where Have All the Honey Bees Gone?

  Remember the Peter, Paul & Mary song, "Where Have All The Flowers Gone?"  Well, today... the question should be more like, "Where Have All the Honey Bees Gone?" Continue reading