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Author: Elizabeth Jane Hall

The New Silent Killer: Chronic Kidney Disease

It is the eighth leading cause of death in the United States. Approximately 31 million Americans have chronic kidney disease (CKD). Nine out of ten individuals with moderately decreased kidney function do not know they have it! One out of seven Americans are at risk for this condition! Could you have it? After all, most people may not have any significant symptoms until their kidney disease is advanced!

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Can Food Labels Really Be Trusted?

Stop and read even when you see:

Natural: A product labeled as “natural” must not contain synthetic or artificial ingredients, according to FDA policy. However, it may still contain pesticides, genetically modified ingredients, high fructose corn syrup, and be heavily processed, which negates what many consumers think of as natural. It may not then constitute a healthful food choice.

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Mental Strategies for Overcoming Anxiety

You don’t have to get stuck in your anxiety. Change the way you think and tackle your anxiety with four easy steps.

Anxiety disorders are the most common form of mental disease in the United States. In 2015 more than forty million Americans suffered from some form of anxiety disorder. Worldwide, one in thirteen individuals experiences an anxiety disorder.

The Brain in Anxiety

Unfortunately, anxiety disorders change the brain’s hierarchy. Ideally, the brain should govern from the top down. The anterior portion of the front brain (prefrontal cortex) should determine what is good and bad, and discern and define legitimate fears and concerns from ungrounded ones.

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Conquering the Common Denominator of Chronic Diseases

If you have ever been stung by a yellow jacket or have had a cold, you experienced the signs of acute inflammation. The redness, swelling, increased heat, and pain let us know that our bodies are fighting for us. However, if chronic inflammation occurs inside the body, the symptoms may not be obvious. Nevertheless, chronic inflammation can be the fuel for prolonged chronic diseases.

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Are You Lonely Tonight?

Loneliness raises levels of circulating stress hormones and levels of blood pressure. It can gradually undermine regulation of the circulatory system so that the heart muscle works harder and the blood vessels are subject to damage by blood flow turbulence.

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