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Blood Glucose — Know Your Number!

In Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Natural Health Dossier7 Comments

When it comes to blood sugar, the closer you can keep it to the normal range of 80 to 89 mg/dL the better.  For years I have been warning that blood sugars even in the 90 to 100 range show that you are becoming insulin resistant and on your way to diabetes.  A recent study done on 47,000 Kaiser Permanente patients validated this observation.

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Birth Control Pills – Still Hold Risks

In Featured Article, Health Warning by Natural Health Dossier7 Comments

Birth control pillsYears ago I started educating health professionals and patients in my practice about birth control pills. If they — or their wives, daughters, or patients were taking them — they should make sure to supplement with a multivitamin and mineral containing higher dosages of B vitamins.

The reason? Studies have found that oral contraceptives deplete several nutrients including vitamins B2, B6, and B12, folate, vitamins C and E, magnesium, and even CoQ10.

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