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DNA Testing At Home: Risks and Benefits

dna testing results being analyzed
Over the past couple of years, the popularity of at-home DNA testing kits has soared. In fact, the number of people who had their DNA analyzed this way more than doubled in 2017, exceeding 12 million. Most of the people tested were here in the US, which accounts for about 1 in 25 Americans. At […]

Fun Food for Dysphagia: How to cook for people with difficulty swallowing

dysphagia appropriate fruit caviar
Among some of today’s most challenging diseases are those that make it difficult or impossible to chew or swallow food. It’s a complicating condition called dysphagia that usually requires that all foods are consumed as liquids or purees. And…as you can imagine, taste and presentation are typically an after-thought at best. Thankfully, health-focused foodies are […]

Proton Pump Inhibitors Endanger Your Bones

Nearly 20 million Americans are prescribed esomeprazole (better known as Nexium, Prilosec, Aciphex, and Protonix) to treat heartburn, GERD, and acid reflux. And they spend $6.2 billion annually for it. These drugs are called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) because they neutralize stomach acid as a way to stop reflux and the heartburn that follows it. […]

When is it safe to reduce your medications?

Here’s a situation our fine doctors are pleased to encounter all the time. For 6 months, Patient Ingrid, we’ll call her, has been taking a “cocktail” of prescription and non-prescription meds, plus supplements. She’s also been eating a newly healthy diet, and exercising regularly. One fine day, she announces “I’m feeling so much better, doctor. […]

Q&A on Recovering from Surgery

Dr. Connealy
I’m all for healing slow and steady, using what nature has so generously given us. But sometimes, surgery is the only answer. Here are some questions I’m frequently asked about the best ways to heal and protect the body after a surgical procedure. Dr. Connealy, I’m about to have surgery. Any tips to help me […]

Gastroparesis: Your Indigestion May Not Be Regular Old Heartburn

When you think of digestive issues, the well-known ones probably come to mind: Irritable bowel syndrome, heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis. But there’s another digestive condition that many people have never heard of—which is surprising considering an estimated 4 million in the US alone are affected. It’s called […]

Updated Aspirin Heart Guidelines: What do they mean for you?

willow twigs in spring; willow is the source of aspirin
The invention of aspirin was a watershed moment for the medical community. It was developed in the late 19th century as a pain reliever and fever reducer, but has evolved into a popular supplement for heart health. Researchers discovered that aspirin has the ability to prevent the formation of blood clots. Soon after, doctors began […]

Universal health advice may not be great for you, specifically

Publisher and President Lily Moran
Here at Newport Natural Health, we work with cutting edge doctors who are working on the front lines of emerging health trends. It’s exciting to see their work improve the lives of many people who have given up hope. And it’s even more exciting to share these breakthroughs so that you can experience the same […]

Heatstroke and other warm weather dangers: symptoms and relief

city experiencing heatwave th could lead to heatstroke
With record-breaking heat upon us, the midday sun can be dangerous, even fatal. Here’s how to be sure your summer fun isn’t interrupted by a trip to the emergency room. Don’t shun the sun Let’s start by reminding ourselves that the sun isn’t our enemy—though sunscreen makers sure want you to think that. We don’t […]

Manopause: How to fight the hormone dropoff and restore vitality and health

Testosterone is your manliest hormone. It’s the hormone that fuels your muscle growth, facial hair, energy level, sex drive, and deep voice. It’s what makes a man feel like a man. But as you get older, testosterone levels slowly drop and a host of symptoms can begin to take hold. Your mood can swing a […]

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