Protect Your Nutritional Freedom

Two dietary-supplement issues – one legislative and one FDA “guidance” – have hit Americans with a body blow recently that, if not immediately withdrawn, will spark a political revolt in the Halls of Congress, the likes of which have not been seen since 1994! And the National Health Federation will not be alone in this […]

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Adrenal Fatigue

What is adrenal fatigue? Adrenal fatigue is a decrease in the function of the adrenal glands that characteristically manifests as a reduced output or alternation in the diurnal pattern of the adrenal gland hormone secretion including cortisol. People suffering from decreased adrenal function commonly complain of fatigue but may also experience sleep disruptions, weight changes, […]

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Flu Shot Facts

We want to highlight some of the key facts regarding the flu shot: A systemic review of 51 studies involving 260,000 children ages 6-23 found no evidence that the flu vaccine is more effective than a placebo in that group (Cochrane Database Syst. Rev. 2006; 1:CD004879). A JAMA study showed the incidence of clinical influenza […]

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So What is an Allergy, Anyway?

SO WHAT IS AN ALLERGY, ANYWAY? Allergy is derived from Greek words meaning “altered reaction.” The immune system tags a substance (a.k.a. the allergen) as an invading organism and overreacts, provoking a chain of defensive reactions in the body. Symptoms can be immediate when the body produces Immunoglobulin E antibodies (IgE), and may include tingling […]

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pH and Your Health

For more than 30 years I have had the opportunity to evaluate patients and hear their stories.  After observing patients, listening to their symptoms and reading their case histories, I have seen some common themes and patterns emerge. What stands out in my experience is that the major cause of poor health is genetics and […]

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