Current Health News

July 19, 2017 - Issue 3989

Heartburn Drugs Increase Mortality — How to Safely Address Indigestion

heartburn remedies

July 19, 2017

Seems like quick relief, but comes with endless problems. Promotes pathogens like H. pylori, C. difficile and campylobacter. Raises your heart attack risk even without prior history. Leads to bad cognitive symptoms and dementia in just one week of use. Worth it? Avoid this like the plague.

Sugar During Pregnancy Linked to Allergies

sugar during pregnancy linked to asthma

July 19, 2017

Sugar has a profound effect on your health and the health of your unborn child. Recent research discovered eating sugar during pregnancy increases your child's risk of asthma and allergies. I'll give you strategies to reduce your sugar intake and curb sweet cravings.

Are There Cheaper Alternatives to Hearing Aids?

hearing aid

July 19, 2017

Nearly 48 million Americans have some hearing loss but only 20 percent wear hearing aids. The cost of hearing aids may be up to $5,000, but isn't covered by Medicare or many private insurance companies. I'll give you several strategies to protect and support your hearing, and over-the-counter options that may help if your hearing is less than perfect.