Added Sugar Linked to High Blood Pressure. Salt Linked to Headaches

How many comic strips have we sat through where a stereotypical husband stares longingly at a hoagie or sits slumped over a salad because their stereotypical cartoon wife disallows them from eating salt due to high blood pressure?  The husband is usually wearing a white tank top and a pork pie hat, the wife withContinue reading “Added Sugar Linked to High Blood Pressure. Salt Linked to Headaches”

5 Reasons to Quit Drinking Soda

Soda pop dominates our culture. The average American drinks 57 gallons a year.  It’s served in nearly every restaurant, stocked in the cooler of every gas station, you’ll find it in vending machines in hospitals and on posters adorning the walls of almost every athletic event.  But the stuff has a ton of calories and is burstingContinue reading “5 Reasons to Quit Drinking Soda”

Breathe Easier With Vitamin D Supplementation

A study out of England found that vitamin D supplementation reduced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease symptoms by forty percent in patients who were previously deficient in that vitamin. The symptoms of this disease include coughing, overabundance of mucus, shortness of breath and tightness of chest. These problems have the potential to worsen and lead to hospitalization.  All patientsContinue reading “Breathe Easier With Vitamin D Supplementation”