Is Junk Food Inflamming You?

The university of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has research that suggest the biggest contributing factor to inflammation, obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, etc… is? You guessed it: Junk food. While studying rodents they found that the group that consumed junk food lead to weight gain, high blood pressure, high blood sugar & high […]

NSAIDs and the Occurance of Spontaneous Abortion in Women

Even though there are many non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs available over the counter without prescription, that doesn’t mean there are NO unintended consequences for anyone, especially not with pregnant women. In the Canadian Medical Association Journal (Sept. 2011 Nakhai-Pour Hr, et al) report on the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use of pregnant women and the risk […]

Pain Killers Increase Risk of Hearing Loss in Men

In a recent study from The American Journal of Medicine, it was found that analgesics contributed in a major way to hearing dysfunction.  Aspirin (increased 33%), NSAIDS (61%) and lastly acetaminophen’s (99%).  So if you’re taking Aspirin, Tylenol, or Motrin, at least 2 times a week, you are at grave risk. However, lets look deeper […]