Family history is a strong predictor of many health problems, including heart disease and diabetes. Having a first-degree relative (mom, dad, or sibling) with either condition increases your risk significantly. But new research in epigenetics is casting new light on genetics and what you can do to mitigate your disease risks, even in the face of strong genetic predispositions.
If you’re looking for a wonderful gift for someone special just look in the mirror. It’s your own good self. The holidays can be a challenging time for those living alone. Especially while most of the world sings about sharing, family, and friends. But here are a few simple ways to kick the blues, increase your social interaction and give your “feel good” hormones a natural boost.
When it comes to physical ailments, we’re all for healing slow and steady, using what nature has so generously given us. But sometimes, surgery is the only answer. If you’re planning on going under the knife, here are answers to 4 frequently asked questions about the best way to heal and protect the body after […]
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 […]
The doctor-patient relationship is a sacred trust, literally a life-and-death bond. But recent research found that half of the 3,000 subjects studied admitted that they deliberately lied to their doctors, or withheld information about their conditions. Let me remind you why this should never happen—and what should always happen. It’s all about you It goes […]
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. I’m about to have surgery. Any tips to help me recover? First, […]
I regularly try to step back from myself and take a clear-eyed look at what I do, how I do it, and why. I think it’s only fair to report my findings to my readers. What I practice is called integrative functional medicine. You might see similar practices calling themselves holistic, integrated, restorative, complementary, or […]
If you have trouble sleeping, you’re not alone. I’d wager that that’s on par with the rest of the country. Even I confess to not getting enough sleep sometimes. What’s the culprit? It’s hard to say. There are so many things that could be keeping us awake at night—our age, diet, medications, stress. I know […]
Most seniors want to live independently, in their own homes, for as long as possible—maybe even until they take their last breath. Some are fortunate enough to be able to do that. But for many other seniors, health challenges can prevent this dream from being a reality. Figuring out what kind of care your parents […]
How many times have you said to somebody, “I feel your pain.”? Well, believe it or not, if you take acetaminophen on a regular basis, maybe you can’t. A new report concluded that acetaminophen can blunt your ability and capacity to be empathetic. The report is yet another strike against acetaminophen, which already has a […]