Something You Should Know about Health Facts

What's In Your Genes

July 17, 2014


Interview with Philip Reilly, author of the book Is It in Your Genes?: The Influence of Genes on Common Disorders and Diseases that Affect You and Your Family (Handbooks)




Mike Carruthers:
Your genes play an important role in determining what diseases you likely will get and what diseases you likely won’t get.


Philip Reilly:
After all, we know that heavy smoking causes lung cancer, but only 10% of heavy smokers get lung cancer. Why is that?

Philip Reilly

Taking Better Care Of Your Skin

July 2, 2014


Interview with Dr. Ava Shamban, author of the book Heal Your Skin: The Breakthrough Plan for Renewal




Mike Carruthers:
We all know it’s important to take care of our skin and yet…


Dr. Ava Shamban:
Somehow people go to sleep with their makeup on, people don’t wear sunscreen, they think it’s OK to fry themselves, they don’t understand how important their skin is both to their looks and to the health of their body.

Dr. Ava Shamban


June 27, 2014


Interview with Dr. David Buchholz, author of the book Heal Your Headache




Mike Carruthers:
You very likely have suffered from headaches.


David Buchholz, M.D.:
The figures say that about 45 million Americans have enough headaches to be labeled as headache sufferers.

Dr David Buchholz

Interesting Mechanics Of The Human Body

June 2, 2014


Interview with Dr. Beth Ann Ditkoff, author of the book Why Don't Your Eyelashes Grow?: Curious Questions Kids Ask About the Human Body




Mike Carruthers:
Have you ever wondered why your eyelashes don't grow?


Beth Ann Ditkoff, M.D.:
They actually do grow - the hair on your head and your eyelashes go through a growth cycle. So that's a cycle of growth followed by a transition to resting period and then after resting, the hair falls out.

Dr. Beth Ann Ditkoff

Instant Stress Reducers

May 28, 2014


Interview with Frank Lawliss, author of the book The Stress Answer: Train Your Brain to Conquer Depression and Anxiety in 45 Days




Mike Carruthers:
You probably agree with the statement that we live in very stressful times.  And all that life stress can cause us to get locked in to worry, rage, and all kinds of negative thinking.


Dr. Frank Lawlis:
And the way you get out of it is you start correcting your breathing. You start taking long breaths, not particularly deep breaths but long breaths and that will change the way your brain functions because it restores the oxygen level.


Dr. Frank Lawliss

What You Didn't Know About Back Pain - Part 2

May 20, 2014


Interview with Dr. Patrick Roth, author of the book The End of Back Pain: Access Your Hidden Core to Heal Your Body




Mike Carruthers:
80% of us will get back pain in our lifetime – 80%! Now here’s the problem…


Dr. Patrick Roth:
If you’re a patient and you have back pain, the place that you start defines the treatment you get as opposed to what is wrong with you – think about that, that’s terrible.

Dr. Patrick A. Roth

What You Didn't Know About Back Pain

May 19, 2014


Interview with Dr. Patrick Roth, author of the book The End of Back Pain: Access Your Hidden Core to Heal Your Body




Mike Carruthers:
If you’ve never had back pain you’re lucky at least so far.


Dr. Patrick Roth:
At any given time 20% of people have back pain. Within the last year 40% of people have back pain. And within a lifetime 80% of people will have back pain.

Dr. Patrick A. Roth

How To Live A Long & Healthy Life

May 16, 2014


Interview with Bernie Siegel, author of the book 101 Exercises for the Soul: Simple Practices for a Healthy Body, Mind, and Spirit




Mike Carruthers:
Want to be healthy and live a long time? Well try keeping a journal.


Bernie Siegel :
If you write your feelings, not your schedule but your feelings down, you'll live a longer healthier life.


Bernie Siegel

Coping With Allergies

May 14, 2014


Interview with Dr. Keri Peterson, Spokesperson for Clorox




Mike Carruthers:
More and more people are suffering from allergies we’re up to 36 million Americans.


Dr. Keri Peterson:
If you have a parent with allergies, 1 parent gives you a 33% chance of having allergies. And if you have 2 parents that have allergies you have a 67% chance and they can develop at any age.

Dr. Keri Peterson

How Much Sugar Do You Eat?

April 21, 2014


Interview with Sarah Wilson, author of the book I Quit Sugar: Your Complete 8-Week Detox Program and Cookbook




Mike Carruthers:
While we have focused on fat in the diet as a source of weight gain more and more evidence is pointing to sugar as a big part of the problem.


Sarah Wilson:
You know increasingly the science that comes out almost daily linking it to one metabolic disease after another – from pancreatic cancer, obesity, type II diabetes.


Sarah Wilson

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