How Shingles Can Make You Blind (Strong Warning!)

How Shingles Can Make You Blind (Strong Warning!)

Shingles are horrible. The itch, the pain, the discomfort, and sometimes the months of aftereffects. Blindness is not on the risk list most of us make for ourselves. But we should, according to a new study published in La Revue de Medecine Interne, or the French...
Horrifying Hypothyroidism and Heart Connection

Horrifying Hypothyroidism and Heart Connection

Subclinical hypothyroidism is a mostly symptom-free condition in which your thyroid hormones test within the normal range while your thyroid-stimulating hormone is mildly elevated. While it is tempting to think of this condition as not especially serious, a new...
These Common Foods Cure Vertigo

These Common Foods Cure Vertigo

Vertigo is the most common complaint that doctors receive. One of the reasons it’s so hard to treat is that doctors struggle to find the root cause of vertigo. But now, the European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology has just published a study that identifies one cause...
This Supplement Makes Cholesterol Levels Skyrocket

This Supplement Makes Cholesterol Levels Skyrocket

Nowadays, almost everyone who’s serious about working out uses supplements to aid their progress. It can be a simple protein shake, creatine, or pure amino acids. But one kind of supplement should be avoided at any cost. A new study by the European Society of...
Chronic Kidney Disease: Why Doctors Ignore This Cure

Chronic Kidney Disease: Why Doctors Ignore This Cure

There is a simple, effective treatment for chronic kidney disease (CKD). Ninety percent of doctors agree that this treatment is effective in slowing down or stopping CKD in its tracks. Yet, they very seldom prescribe it to their patients. Why? A new study published in...
Strange Snoring And Dementia Connection

Strange Snoring And Dementia Connection

Most people who snore loudly have underlying sleep apnea—most often undiagnosed. If you belong to this group, then you’re at a drastically higher risk of developing dementia, according to a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. The good news...
Do This With High Blood Pressure, but Do It Right!

Do This With High Blood Pressure, but Do It Right!

If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, there is one thing you absolutely must do. It will save your life. According to a study presented at the American Society for Nephrology’s annual meeting in Philadelphia, most people do this in the wrong way, often...