Hypoparathyroidism, which is rare, occurs when the parathyroid glands in your neck make an insufficient amount of parathyroid hormone. This hormone helps regulate the levels of phosphorus and Continue reading →
Hyperparathyroidism is a condition in which the parathyroid glands, located in the neck, secrete too much parathyroid hormone. Parathyroid hormone regulates the amount of phosphorus and calcium the body by controlling how much calcium is taken from bones, absorbed in Continue reading →
Gum disease is a direct result of a body out of balance, rather than simply plaque buildup or poor brushing habits. According to Business Week, “about 54 percent of men and 46 percent of women over age 30 in the Continue reading →
The British physician James Parkinson reported in a publication in 1817 the clinical symptomatology in “shaking palsy.” The name of this disorder today is Parkinson’s disease (PD). About 1.5 million Americans suffer from Parkinson’s Disease (PD), a neurological ailment that Continue reading →
A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. Hysterectomy may be total (removing the body, fundus, and cervix of the uterus; often called “complete”) or partial (removal of the uterine body while leaving the cervix intact; also called “supracervical”). Continue reading →
Aspartame: NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, and Equal-Measure are all under the toxic umbrella of Aspartame. This compound was discovered by accident in 1965 when James Schlatter, a chemist of G.D. Searle Company, was testing an anti-ulcer drug.
Constipation involves a difficulty with peristalsis and a hard consistency to the bowel movements. Newborns usually have several stools a day that are soft and the consistency of mustard, particularly if breastfed. Formula-fed infants usually have darker, fewer Continue reading →