Health care costs, whether paid for by private or tax-payer money, are about to collide with several elephants standing in line in the health care room.
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, health care
Most people think of bone issues in terms of osteoporosis or concerns about breaking them, which are important issues as something like a hip fracture can lead to an increased rate of mortality. However, bones are now recognized as a metabolic powerhouse intimately involved with cardiovascular health, diabetes risk, immunity, inflammation, and metabolism. This started becoming obvious a few years back when “all cause mortality” was linked to bone health.
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, heart disease
Salt, like saturated fat, is a common scapegoat for heart-related health problems. A new study turns the paranoid salt shaker world on its head. It found that those with the lowest intake of salt were 80% more likely to die from cardiovascular disease than those with the highest intake of salt. The low salt consumers were also 24% more likely to die from any cause.
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Researchers working with patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) - chronically high blood pressure in the blood vessels of their lungs – were quite surprised to find that those whose blood level of sodium lower than the normal range had an 85% chance of dying in the next eight months.
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, low sodium
The importance of keeping your thyroid system in tip-top working condition cannot be underestimated. A variety of recent studies have concluded that a struggling thyroid system is associated with an increased risk of death, especially when there is a concurrent health problem or when there is cardiovascular issues.
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, subclinical hypothyroid
The new research shows that flu shots provide no statistically significant reduction in mortality.
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While everyone knows that a lack of sleep does not feel good, the extent of the damage if sleep problems persist is far greater than previously understood.
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, Sleep Helper™
, sleep problems
In the world of fast-food medicine doctors utilize lab test numbers, family history, and lifestyle factors to help decide whether or not to place patients on statin drugs. For the past decade they have relied on various risk tools based on data coming from the Framingham. A new study shows that up to 26% of the people being given statins based on this commonly-used criteria have absolutely no plaque in their arteries!
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, heart disease
Energy is the backbone of life and a new study makes this perfectly clear. A group of 9294 individuals, age 65 at the start of study, was followed for six years. Those with excessive daytime sleepiness had a 49% increased risk of dying from cardiovascular disease and a 33% increased risk of dying from any cause.
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, Daily Energy Multiple Vitamin™
, Super B Complex
A new study published in the Lancet follows over 900,000 people and proves conclusively that being overweight shortens your lifespan. Severe obesity can take 10 years off you life, the same risk as a heavy smoker. Moderate obesity (up to 50 pounds overweight) can take 3 years off your life. It is now perfectly clear that being overweight ages your body faster, resulting in early death.
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, Iosol Iodine
, Leptin Control Pack®
, Thyroid Helper®
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