Naturopathy

Naturopathy

naturopathy image Naturopathy is a whole medical system combining an array of natural therapies to support healing and maintain health. Naturopaths aim to treat the underlying causes of illness and disease. The core principle of "healing through nature" guides the naturopath’s use of nutrition, dietary counselling, herbal medicine, manual therapies, flower essences, lifestyle education and homeopathy.

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Prozac Only Effective as Placebo

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Mean effect sizes for changes in depression were calculated for 2,318 patients who had been randomly assigned to either antidepressant medication or placebo in 19 double-blind clinical trials. As a proportion of the drug response, the placebo response was constant across different types of medication (75%), and the correlation between placebo effect and drug effect was .90. These data indicate that virtually all of the variation in drug effect size was due to the placebo characteristics of the studies. The effect size for active medications that are not regarded to be antidepressants was as large as that for those classified as antidepressants, and in both cases, the inactive placebos produced improvement that was 75% of the effect of the active drug.

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Diclofenac (Voltaren) Increases Risk of Heart Attack & Stroke by 40%

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The latest diclofenac (Voltaren) study, led by David Henry of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Toronto, found diclofenac raises your risk of a heart attack or stroke by about 40 percent, compared to taking no NSAID. Since this study was a meta-analysis, it analysed the results of multiple studies, some of which showed disturbingly high rates of cardiovascular events. In a 2012 study published in Circulation, NSAIDs were associated with a persistently increased risk of coronary events in patients with a previous myocardial infarction (heart attack). In more than 43,000 MI patients, NSAID use was associated with a 59 percent increased risk of death after one year and a 63 percent increased risk of death after five years of use. In addition, the use of the NSAIDs was associated with an increased risk of coronary death and recurrent MI.3 Henry remarked: "Clearly thousands of people die as a result of using [diclofenac]. But these are invisible victims. And therefore, there's no advocacy lobby group on their behalf." To relieve pain naturally and decrease your risk of stroke and heart attacks. Buy Carahealth Pain

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Sleeping pills linked with much higher risk of cancer and death

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Many frequently prescribed sleeping tablets are linked with an unexplained increased risk of death and a higher likelihood of developing cancer. The increased risk arises even among those taking fewer than 18 doses of sleeping tablets a year. The findings are a result of a large-scale study involving more than 34,000 people carried out by researchers in the US. While the researchers stress their study does not prove cause and effect for harm arising when using these drugs, the increased risk of both death and the development of cancer are demonstrably higher. Try the safe and effective alternative to sleeping tablets....Carahealth Sleep

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Vitamin D and cancer: a review of molecular mechanisms.

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The population-based association between low vitamin D status and increased cancer risk can be inconsistent, but it is now generally accepted. These relationships link low serum 25OHD (25-hydroxyvitamin D) levels to cancer, whereas cell-based studies show that the metabolite 1,25(OH)2D (1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D) is a biologically active metabolite that works through vitamin D receptor to regulate gene transcription.In the present review we discuss the literature relevant to the molecular events that may account for the beneficial impact of vitamin D on cancer prevention or treatment. See also Naturopathic Causes and Treatment of Cancer

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Calcium, vitamin D and colorectal cancer chemoprevention

calcium Vit D and cancer Identifying modifiable risk factors, particularly dietary factors, which have been hypothesized to play an important role in colorectal carcinogenesis, remains crucial in developing primary prevention strategies. Calcium and vitamin D have been shown consistently in experimental studies to have anti-cancerous properties including but not limited to stimulating differentiation, reducing proliferation, and inducing apoptosis. See also Naturopathic Causes and Treatment of Cancer

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Conjugate vaccines may predispose children to autism spectrum disorders.

vaccine yes no The first conjugate vaccine was approved for use in the US in 1988 to protect infants and young children against the capsular bacteria Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib). Since its introduction in the US, this vaccine has been approved in most developed countries, including Denmark and Israel where the vaccine was added to their national vaccine programs in 1993 and 1994, respectively. There have been marked increases in the reported prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) among children in the US beginning with birth cohorts in the late 1980s and in Denmark and Israel starting approximately 4-5years later. See also Naturopathic Causes and Treatment of Autism

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Cancer vaccine (Gardasil) warning

gardasilAs reported in the Irish Examiner, Monday August 30th 2010. MEET the Gardasil girls. They are from Florida and Wisconsin, Texas and Tennessee, New Mexico, New Zealand and Australia.There’s Savanna from Ohio, Kahlia from New Zealand, and Kristyn from Washington State. They are just a handful of the girls whose pretty smiling faces peer back from the website Sanevax.org.What binds them together? Suspected serious adverse reactions to cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil, and the fact that they were all perfectly healthy prior to receiving the vaccine.

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Effect of (Avandia) rosiglitazone on the risk of myocardial infarction and death from cardiovascular causes

 

AvandiaRosiglitazone (Avandia) is widely used to treat patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, but its effect on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality has not been determined. We conducted searches of the published literature, the Web site of the Food and Drug Administration, and a clinical-trials registry maintained by the drug manufacturer (GlaxoSmithKline). Criteria for inclusion in our meta-analysis included a study duration of more than 24 weeks, the use of a randomized control group not receiving rosiglitazone, and the availability of outcome data for myocardial infarction and death from cardiovascular causes. Of 116 potentially relevant studies, 42 trials met the inclusion criteria. We tabulated all occurrences of myocardial infarction and death from cardiovascular causes. See also Natural Alternatives to the Antidiabetic Drug Avandia

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