Today, I was featured in an article in the Chicago Sun-Times about how fitness is the key to help fight off dangers of stress. We all have to endure a little stress in our lives. It’s to be expected and not always a bad thing. But too much stress can lead to headaches insomnia, fatigue, … Continued
A recent article in the NY Times discussed the dangers of synthetic hormonal drugs such as Premarin, Provera and the compounded form or the two, distributed under trade name Prempro. Ever since the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), the FDA has come down pretty hard on companies for the manufacture and distribution of the drugs and with good reason. According to extensive studies, the use of synthetic hormonal treatments such as Premarin, although somewhat effective in treating symptoms associated with menopause, can often lead to health complications such as premature heart attacks, blood clots and breast cancer.
According to a recent article on NaturalNews.com, “the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released new recommendations advising against mammograms for women under 50 (and recommending only bi-annual screenings for women after that).” The risk associated with mammograms is often two-fold, as is its objective.
It seems the older we get, the more it feels as if the weight of the world rested on our shoulders. Sometimes it’s difficult to sustain momentum; we find ourselves fatigued, physically and mentally drained and depleted of every last bit of energy. It’s very important that we find healthy methods of relieving stress, instead of resorting to benzodiazepines or tranquilizers to control stress and anxiety. A recent article on ChicagoTribune.com discussed the health risks and negative side effects of using prescription drugs such as Lexapro and what natural alternatives are available to remedy stress and anxiety.
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