Topamax is one of the most dangerous drugs in the prescription market today. Not only is it a diet pill made from sugar derivatives (actually a sugar substitute) but it uses two dangerous methods to achieve what several classes of drugs normally do separately and thus with one medicine it affects and potentially damages two circuitries in the brain. Topamax should be prescribed with a lot more care!
Most people love carbohydrates. They taste good and we think because they taste good, they should be good for us. Popeye, the cartoon character from the 20th Century that millions of children grew up watching, was strong and full of energy because of eating spinach. Spinach is a carbohydrate. In later years children’s characters, such […]
Migraine has been the focus of my research for over the past decade. Over the years, I had been interviewed many times, some with more and others with less technological success. By this I mean, that sometimes the webcam malfunctions and other times the internet connection on the interviewer’s end fades in and out like […]
A friend shared a story with me earlier today—it was a quote from something amazing that one of her friends wrote. She told me: “I watched my friend become a shadow of himself and it was scary thinking this young, big, strong guy was going to die.”The story took my breath away and I asked […]
I was asked by several people to write about statins. There is much confusing information about what they are, what they can be used for, how they work, and why they help—or rather, do they help at all. So here I give my assessment of statins, hopefully helping in creating a clearer picture.Disclaimer: I am […]
In the past few months, I have come to realize that some of the most common words are just downright confusing. Protein is one of them. I decided to write about it because the more involved in nutrition, metabolism, biochemistry and physiology I become, the more confusion I recognize among people in discussions about protein. […]
Over the past several decades, the general consensus of health professionals has been to recommend that all people lower their salt intake. Without the recognition of the effects of lifestyle and dietary choice differences, this avalanche of low salt advice hit the general public and as a direct result many became ill. Differences in individual […]
Most of us equate the expression “hydrate extra” with drinking more water but – unfortunately – this is incorrect. In any online dictionary “to hydrate” means to create “…a substance that is formed when water combines with another substance…” In other words, water alone is not a hydrating fluid but it must be combined with […]