Something You Should Know about Health Facts


Diabetes

August 28, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Osama Hamdy, author of the book The Diabetes Breakthrough: Based on a Scientifically Proven Plan to Lose Weight and Cut Medications 

 

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Mike Carruthers:
About a hundred million Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes which can lead to serious complications.

 

Dr. Osama Hamdy:
The commonest complication in type II diabetes is coronary artery disease.  That’s why 65-80% of people with type II diabetes die from heart attacks.
 


Dr. Osama Hamdy

Preventing Dementia

August 15, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Gary Small, author of the book The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you want to reduce your chances of ever getting Alzheimer's disease, there are some things you can do.

 

Dr. Gary Small:
Four areas of our life where we can have an effect on our risk for Alzheimer's disease, mental activity, physical conditioning, stress reduction and healthy diet.
 


Dr. Gary Small

Taking Care Of Your Eyes

August 11, 2014

 

Interview with Martin Sussman, President of Cambridge Institute For Better Vision

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Your eyes work hard every day and there are some simple things you can do to keep your eyeballs in tip-top shape.

 

Martin Sussman:
One of those visual hygiene tips it to always remember to shift your focus. When we read or use a computer we have to focus our eyes at the same distance sometimes hour after hour.
 


Martin Sussman

The Color Of Food

August 8, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. David Heber, author of the book  What Color Is Your Diet?

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You've heard it a million times we should all be eating more fruits and vegetables.


Dr. David Heber:

Most Americans eat three servings a day of fruits and vegetables two of those are french fries and iceberg lettuce and the third one is ketchup.
 


Dr. David Heber

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)

 

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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
www.YouTube.com/DrAvaMD

 

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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

Headaches

June 27, 2014

 

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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

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