30 Years of Danger to Children

Have you ever asked your doctor, “Are you sure this drug is safe for my child?” Like millions of other parents, you rely on your doctor’s advice about the decisions you make for your child’s health. Abbot Laboratories Inc. recently pulled a drug that affects children and adults alike. On the market for more than 30 years, doctors prescribe Cylert …

The Real Attention Deficit

Health Alert 170 If you have young children or grandchildren you have probably heard of kids taking psychiatric drugs. America has fallen into the mind-trap of giving every behavior a diagnosis. A difficult “stage” in child development is now a diagnosis of a psychiatric abnormality. Doctors gave 2.7 million antidepressants prescriptions to children 1 to 11 years old and 8.1 …

Sleeping Better Naturally

Health Alert 171 Do you have trouble sleeping at night? You are not alone. According to a National Sleep Foundation study, a surprising 74% of Americans report trouble sleeping.1 There is a natural supplement that works very well and is extremely safe. It doesn’t “drug you”, it’s not addicting and it won’t make you feel drowsy the next morning. Unfortunately, …

Sunny Days Ahead

Health Alert 205 Remember the first day of spring when you opened the blinds to let the sunshine in? Remember that full-of-energy, ‘happy-go-lucky’ feeling? Have you been missing those sunny days? Many of my patients avoid the sun like the plague. All they hear is that sunshine poses serious threats to your health. With all these warnings about the sun, …

Use This Organ or Lose it Too!

Health Alert 213 As you age, you’re mental functions slow down. Both your thinking and your reaction time slow. It’s probably natural. But is it unavoidable? As it turns out, you don’t have to become one of those slow-lane drivers just because you’ve gotten on in years. In fact, despite what you may have heard, cognitive decline is not inevitable. …

Boost Brain Power, Improve Concentration, and Extend Your Life with One Nutrient

Health Alert 246 Dear Subscriber: You’ve heard the common reference to fish as ‘brain food.’ There is truth in the saying because fish have omega 3 fats. These good fats make up our brain cells. But some fish contain another important nutrient you don’t hear much about. This nutrient can stimulate your brain, improve your concentration and memory, and it …

Something You’d Rather Not Think About

Health Alert 256 Dear Subscriber: Are you on your way to having a stroke? This may be an unwelcome question. Something you’d rather not think about. But it’s an important question to answer. Because stroke is the nation’s third leading cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability. Yet experts estimate that as many as 80 percent of …

A New Drain on Your Brain

Health Alert 263 Dear Subscriber: If your cholesterol has ever topped 200, your doctor probably whipped out his prescription pad and wrote you one for a statin drug. You may have felt you had to follow his advice. You don’t want a heart attack. But what about your body’s other crucial organ, your brain? The latest research shows that statins …

A Reliable Source of Brain Power

Health Alert 268 Dear Subscriber: Back in Health Alert 243 I discussed the benefits of  L-carnitine. Some of these include weight loss, improved heart function, increased energy, and better sports performance.1 But a new report shows that L-carnitine has other important benefits. Today, we’ll talk about this new discovery and how you can take advantage of it. * Slow The …

Sleep Better Without Drugs

Health Alert 72 You don’t have to suffer through sleepless nights and groggy days. I’ll show you how to get a better night sleep naturally. Many patients come to me with trouble sleeping. The National Sleep Foundation estimates that half of all Americans have some degree of insomnia. It’s a familiar story. “Doctor, I stare at the alarm clock all …