It is estimated that over 200 million people globally (about 35 million people in North America) suffer from at least one of the many forms of... Read more »
Daily Vitamin C Required for Optimum Muscle Health
Research into the importance of vitamin C for optimal muscle function has found that many fruits... Read more »
Vegetarian Diet Lowers Risk of Heart Disease by a Third
New research shows that those who adhere to a vegetarian diet have a 32% lower risk of... Read more »
Grape Seed Extract Destroys Colorectal Cancer Cells
Researchers have shown that grape seed extract is effective in inhibiting the growth of... Read more »
Did You Know…?
A green tea compound known as epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, has been found to help prevent the mis-folding of proteins in the brain that is associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.
Naturopathic Treatment Reduces Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Researchers have found that counseling and treatment... Read more »
With hot summer breezes blowing through our windows, it’s a good time of year to clear the toxic energies from our homes and flush the stagnant chi from our bodies. The benefits of a spring cleanse are many, from more energy, to better sleep, weight loss, and a greatly reduced risk of disease.
Detoxing Your Home
A good spring cleanse begins first... Read more »
There are many chronic health issues that can result from our tendency to overindulge – whether in too much of the same thing or in things that just aren’t good for us. It doesn’t help that our economic system is all about figuring out innovative ways to encourage and exploit this human tendency in order to make a profit.
A regular cycle of... Read more »
Our public health care system, which is largely influenced by its profit-driven suppliers, is based on the paradigm of treating the patient after she or he has already become ill.
The ancient Chinese physicians would laugh at us. They were paid for keeping you well, not getting you better. That of course gave them a rather different perspective... Read more »
The benefits of a healthy sex life are numerous. Sex strengthens the immune system. Orgasms release hormones, such as DHEA, beneficial to immunity. Greater sexual activity in men helps reduce the risk of prostate cancer while regular sex encourages longevity in both men and women. It’s a great natural stress reliever, and heaven knows we can’t... Read more »
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Hello Dr. Rona,
My doctor has just informed me that my white blood cell count has gradually dropped from a value of 4 to a value of 2.7 over the past 3 years. I’ve had chronic fatigue syndrome during the '90s, 3 minor strokes, and a heart attack in 2002, with heavy menstrual bleeding resulting in a hysterectomy in 2003. As well, I've... Read more »