This is a follow up article to “Birth Control & Broken Bones: Are You at Risk?” Conventional Birth Control: Pills & Diaphragms are not for me I have experimented with diaphragm and birth control pills to prevent unwanted pregnancies. Below you will find a brief overview of my experience with these two methods followed by […]
Conventional Birth Control pills and injections can prevent pregnancy but at what price? Recent studies have revealed shocking side effects among many popular birth control methods, read below. Important: Those of us with digestive disorders (Crohn’s, Colitis, Celiac Disease, IBS, etc) are more prone to poor calcium absorption and bone density loss. The side effects of […]
Attention: New medical research indicates a clear connection between food poisoning caused by Salmonella and IBD (Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn’s). In August of 2009, the journal of “Gastroenterology” published a study by Dr. Kahng, which indicated that a large number of patients developed IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease such as Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s) after being […]
Tylenol – it’s as prevalent and recognizable as anything you put into your body. But what’s not so recognized is that the active ingredient, acetaminophen, can pose serious health risks. Some 56,000 emergency room visits and 26,000 hospitalizations come about every year as a result of an acetaminophen overdose. And an analysis of national mortality […]
Crohn’s disease is a lifelong struggle for many people. It could be a life sentence of pain and suffering. Besides prescription medicines, the answer may come in the form of a highly effective dietary solution plus inexpensive vitamin supplement. 1. What is the right diet for patients with Crohn’s Disease? A gluten-free diet is recommended […]
I had a patient with digestive problems who took pure calcium supplements for 20 years. By the time she was fifty-five years old, she had osteoporosis. She came to me in confusion, “Why did this happen to me? I took those huge calcium pills for two decades!” The reason is: you can takes tons of […]
“Natural”. “Alternative”. “Herbal”. Take a walk down the aisle of any health food store, and you’ll see these words everywhere. They make people feel good. They seem so safe. Natural supplements are often cheaper than prescriptions, so it seems reasonable to think that experimenting with them could do no harm. Unfortunately, this kind of thinking […]
When you have celiac disease, bread is not your friend. Celiac Disease (also known as non-tropical sprue and gluten sensitive enteropathy) is a condition where a person is unable to digest foods containing gluten (the protein portion of wheat, spelt, kamut, oats, rye, and barley). In time, this reaction destroys the villi of the small […]
This delicious wheatgrass cocktail is a lean, green healing machine. Fresh squeezed vegetable juice can work miracles in the treatment of any disease. The raw power of juice builds new healthy tissue, purifies the blood, removes waste from the large intestine, and rejuvenates the endocrine system.
I enjoy a good meal and a glass of red wine as much as the next person – so forgoing those two things has never been very high on my to-do list! But when you get sick with ulcerative colitis (like I did), you get so desperate, you’ll try anything.