Tuesday, October 7, 2008
INTERESTING HEALTH FACTS
Below are interesting health facts that have been discussed in past issues of Smart Life News. Our readers remain on the cutting edge of health because we bring them research that is often left out of the standard "medical news" or ignored by the medical / pharmaceutical industry.
Ordinary B-vitamins can enhance human mental performance and even increase "happiness"
Interesting Facts is that There are safe pharmaceuticals referred to as smart drugs that can improve memory, enhance learning, increase focus, treat neurodegenerative diseases, and slow aging - with virtually no side effects
A simple test withheld by doctors could reveal why many people have symptoms of hypothyroidism, even though standard tests have shown "normal" blood thyroid hormone levels
"Food allergies" are sky high in patients with "undiagnosable" neurological problems
Interesting Facts is that Just this year, mercury toxicity was implicated as a cause of Alzheimer's Disease? Now, what exactly were those dental fillings made out of again
A mineral found in the diet and present in many multi-vitamin supplements is a potential risk factor for Parkinson's Disease
An inexpensive supplemental hormone, common in the average, healthy human, can help prevent cancer, fight obesity, slow down aging, and enhance brain function?
Taking iron pills for anemia can be very dangerous
Sex drive is positively correlated with longevity in males
Interesting Facts is that Female sex drive responds to a common over-the-counter supplement
Hangovers, skin wrinkles and organ damage from alcohol toxicity can be prevented with a few simple nutritional supplements
80% of mental retardation associated with Down's Syndrome can be prevented
The dose-response curve for melatonin, is larger than almost all other nutrients, so you have to get the dose, timing and form right for melatonin to work properly
3 out of 10 US school kids have nutritional deficiencies that impair IQ and that juvenile delinquency is associated with nutritional deficiencies
Secondary nutritional deficiencies may be as common as primary ones
Throughout the world, it is becoming increasingly harder to obtain dietary supplements like high dose Vitamin C without a prescription from a doctor