Steroid drugs risky even after a few weeks

More than 2.5 million adults in the U.S. take steroids like prednisone for problems like joint pain, arthritis and inflammation. That’s because steroids actually do work. They are good at reducing inflammation. But they’re not safe. We’ve known for a while that long-term steroid use was dangerous. They turn off your body’s repair and rejuvenation function. They cause you to …

Add some sizzle to your day

My father was a World War II vet who fought in the Pacific. In fact, it was his description of Bali’s amazing beaches that motivated me to visit the island.    Once I was there, I discovered Bali has a rich herbal healing tradition. They’ve passed their knowledge down from generation to generation. I don’t think there’s a plant on …

Outfox Your “Aging” Gene

Some people just seem to have all the luck when it comes to getting old. Like my 83-year-old patient who drinks a little too much Scotch, but still has a 3-handicap in golf. Or the 108-year-old who goes through a gallon of ice cream every week. If you ask them how they do it, they’ll give credit to their good …

Go for the gold in bed

Olympic athletes have a secret that most mere mortals just don't get. And it's the same secret that can make you a gold-medal superstar in bed.  I'm talking about oxygen.  Olympians understand that every cell in your body is designed to burn oxygen. Cut back on oxygen and all cellular processes slow down. You start to become tired or short …

3 nutrients for a sharp, ageless brain

For decades mainstream medicine told us that dying neurons are the problem with an aging brain. But the difference between an old brain and a sharp, young brain isn’t just neurons… You see, mental function depends on two kinds of brain cells. Neurons are just half the story. In fact, when scientists studied Albert Einstein’s brain they found he had …

Luteolin: How To Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

More than 100 women die of breast cancer in the U.S. every day. It's the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American women. But in my opinion, many of those women really die of a tragic medical error. Let me explain… Millions of women in the U.S. have taken Big Pharma's hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Their doctors prescribe it …

How Does PRP Therapy Work

We’ve known for years that platelets are the part of your blood that’s responsible for clotting. But we’re only beginning to learn about their powerful rejuvenating power and their potential to heal. Platelets are your body’s “first responders.” They initiate a cascade of healing that’s 10 times more powerful than any drug available today. In fact, it’ll be centuries before …

PACE vs. HIIT

I asked D.M., “What makes PACE unique?” He said, “It’s a more intense way of doing interval train-”… I didn’t want to interrupt him but I had to stop D.M., one of the guys on my staff, right there. That’s what everyone thinks. That PACE is about intervals. But it’s much different. It’s true that like PACE, High Intensity Interval …

How Can Gingivitis Cause Heart Disease

I’m not a dentist, so sometimes my patients are surprised when I tell them I want to look at their teeth and gums. Here’s why I do it… Your mouth is an early warning system for serious conditions throughout your body. Whatever is going on with your oral health gives me a pretty good idea of what’s going on with …

How To Help Improve The Lives Of Children In Africa

Every year around this time, I think about all the things in my life that I’m grateful for. I have an incredible, loving family, a fantastic staff, and a lot of wonderful, close friends. There’s no doubt I’ve been very blessed. The rugged landscape of Uganda is home to amazing wildlife – as well as healing herbs, roots and plants. …

How To Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

Italy's Emma Morano will be celebrating her 117th birthday at the end of this month. She's the oldest living person in the world. And when she was asked what her secret to longevity was, she didn't miss a beat. Her answer? She eats two or three eggs every day.  I'm not at all surprised by Emma's long, healthy life. People …

Curcumin: The Natural Alternative To Antibiotic Ointment

Drug-resistant infections are expected to kill more people than cancer by 2050.1 Over 2 million people get antibiotic-resistant infections every year in America. And 23,000 die. That’s because after decades of overuse, antibiotics have lost their power to fight infections. And the more they’re prescribed, the worse the problem is getting. Even over-the-counter antibiotic creams like Neosporin are contributing to …