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Goldilocks Medicine: Blood Pressure & Blood Sugar by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 12 Jun 2013 3:00am It's been quite a day so please forgive me for my digression.  I snuck in an extra home visit this morning before my shift started at Student Health.  When I left the assisted living facility, my car started driving funny.  All kinds of warning symbols lit up (in fact, 4 of the ones on the left), the turn signals didn't work, the speedomete ... Read on »
Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) by Noman Khan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm What Is Hypotension? Hypotension (HI-po-TEN-shun) is low blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps out blood. Blood pressure is measured as systolic (sis-TOL-ik) and diastolic (di-a-STOL-ik) pressures. Systolic blood pressure is the pressure when the heart beats wh ... Read on »
Is Stevia the Answer to Our Sugar Prayers? by Alison Barkman, MS, RD Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 11:45am By Alison I was in the grocery store going to pick up my usual Tropicana orange juice when I saw a new version announcing "50% less sugar" on the carton. They call it Trop50. Curious, I picked it up and examined the label. Concerned over taking in too much sugar from juice, I wanted to see what this lower sugar version was all abou ... Read on »
Radically Improved Health And Changed Lives From Low-Carb Living Are Indeed Still Happening In 2010 by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 14 Jan 2010 5:57pm You may not hear it anywhere else, but low-carb is positively changing lives It’s the beginning of a brand new year again and virtually impossible to miss all the subliminal and blatant messages being thrown at you right now about healthy living on television commercials, online marketing, magazine ads, and when you go into your local re ... Read on »
The Sugar Blues - Why Sugar Is Toxic To The Body by Mike Posted Tue 23 Feb 2010 4:59pm This is lengthy but worth the read. In 1957, Dr. William Coda Martin tried to answer the question: When is a food a food and when is it a poison? His working definition of "poison" was: "Medically: Any substance applied to the body, ingested or developed within the body, which causes or may cause disease. Physically: Any substance which inhi ... Read on »
Ashwagandha Addendum by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 04 Dec 2008 1:16pm Referring to my previously posted monograph on Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), I’d like to add a few notes. One is that most of the side effects I referred to in that piece, specifically hot flashes and sweating, seem to vary a great deal based on where the herb comes from. The herb I have used from Pacific Botanicals, Zack Woods Herb Farm and ... Read on »
Reduce Grains and Sugar to Lose Weight and Improve Health by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:22pm For several million years, humans existed on a diet of animals and vegetation. It was only with the advent of agriculture a mere 10,000 years ago -- a fraction of a second in evolutionary time -- that humans began ingesting large amounts of sugar and starch in the form of grains (and potatoes) into their diets. Indeed, 99.99% of our genes were ... Read on »
The Sugar Shakes: Blood Sugar, Exercise and What Not To Do (Because you know I did) by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Sun 02 Oct 2011 10:58pm Friday morning found Gym Buddy Jeni and I shaky, light-headed, nauseated, cold, and mentally foggy. No it wasn’t because we’d just heard that Demi and Ashton might be breaking up. (If they can’t last then what chance do the rest of us have? Hollywood, hot bods, oodles of money, custom-made kite boards ... Read on »
Mouse Study Shows Effect of Blood Pressure Drug on Alzheimer's Disease by Medline Plus Posted Mon 15 Nov 2010 6:45pm A drug used decades ago to treat high blood pressure has been shown to improve learning and memory in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study by researchers at the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health. The study found that the ... Read on »
Avoiding “The Bonk”: 5 Tips for Dealing With Reactive Hypoglycemia [When getting the "sugar shakes" has nothing to d by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Sep 2013 1:02am This morning dawned (?) dark, rainy and cold – the perfect time for my scheduled park workout! Because I’m bad at planning! After dragging myself out of bed at the crack of black and convincing my friend to as well, we did a quick half hour circuit of body weight exercises and sprints. It was one of those workouts that doesn’t feel ... Read on »