Ever wonder why the average American pays directly and indirectly (through employer subsidies) over $900 a month for family health insurance? God forbid you don’t have adequate coverage, when you can be saddled with a bill in the tens of thousands of dollars for many surgical procedures or if you have to stay in a […]
Discover the Answer: "What is the Cause of My Pain?"
Many people—including many health practitioners—believe that our susceptibility to disease is built into our genes and thus we have little control over what happens to us. The thinking, and a fairly robust body of evidence, suggests that if your parents and grandparents suffered from a particular disease, the probabilities are high that you will acquire […]
A while back, I was talking with a friend of mine (we’ll call her Jane to preserve her privacy) who was experiencing a strange and troublesome face rash. She had been suffering with a painful, burning, and unsightly red rash for many weeks, and was at her wit’s end trying to find a solution to […]
Our bodies are built to have sex, and our species was designed to have sex frequently. The more frequently we have sex the more unique offspring we produce who are likely to survive to adulthood, thereby passing on the necessary survival genes for continuing the viability of the species. For the last two hundred thousand […]
The last decade or two has witnessed an epidemic of obesity and chronic illness sweeping the developed nations of our world. Much of this can be traced to the increasingly sedentary habits of affluent adults and children who sit in front of their TVs, computers, or video game consoles for hours at end and see […]