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Breast Implants

Breast Implants Linked to Autoimmunity and Cancer

November 30, 2018

Breast Implants Linked to Autoimmunity and Cancer After assurance from breast implant makers that concerns about silicone leaks were a thing of the past, more than 10 million women worldwide have received silicone breast implants in the past decade. However, a growing body of research — supported by increased symptom reporting by women —links silicone…

Holiday Dinner

Navigating the Holidays When You Have Hashimoto’s

November 26, 2018

Navigating the Holidays When You Have Hashimoto’s If you are on an elimination diet for your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, the holidays might be a source of serious anxiety. Sticking to a specialized diet can be enough of a challenge on a normal day. When we add in travel, unfamiliar restaurants and grocery stores, family events and…

Heart

NSAIDs Linked to 50% Increase in Heart Attacks

November 19, 2018

NSAIDs Linked to 50% Increase in Heart Attacks Many of us reach for ibuprofen, aspirin, or another non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) when we have chronic pain or inflammation. But despite their easy access, these drugs present serious health concerns. While we’ve known for some time that NSAIDs increase the risk of heart attack, but a…

Vegetables

Eating Organic Associated With Lower Cancer Rates

November 12, 2018

Eating Organic Associated With Lower Cancer Rates Many people eat organic food because they believe it is better for their health, yet until recently scientific evidence of its benefits has been in short supply. Now a new study adds weight to previous research suggesting an organic diet may reduce the risk of certain types of…

Ankle Pain

This Antibiotic is Rupturing People’s Tendons

November 5, 2018

This Antibiotic is Rupturing People’s Tendons Most of us have taken antibiotics to treat infections, whether for a nasty bug, a bad scrape, or after surgery. We tend to trust doctors’ recommendation, however, new data about the alarming side effects of a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones makes it clear they should only be used…

Wellness

How To Tell If Your Hypothyroidism is Hashimoto’s

October 26, 2018

How To Tell If Your Hypothyroidism is Hashimoto’s Your doctor says you have hypothyroidism and this explains feeling like crap, the crazy weight gain, and your distressing hair loss. But how do you know if Hashimoto’s is causing your hypothyroidism? Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune disease, meaning the immune system is attacking and destroying the thyroid…