Month: December 2013

Interactions between Herbs, Vitamins & Medications

BY: Dr. M. Iles, Phd, CCMH A common problem in today’s health environment, is confusion and lack of education and authentic information regarding proper integration of prescription medications, herbs, vitamin supplements and foods.  Through lack of knowledge and education, well meaning family, friends, and store clerks often suggest poorly combined or at times dangerously combined…


Heart, Veins and Arteries

Heart attacks can be prevented, weak veins and arteries can be reversed.  High blood pressure occurs when arteries become clogged.  This forces the heart to work harder. It only takes a few small blockages, anywhere in the body, to dam up the blood flow and increase the blood pressure.  A good diet and certain nutrients…


Bone Health

When most people think bones, they think calcium because calcium is essential for teeth and bone development.  However, calcium also helps with blood pressure, muscle function, nerve signals and the secretion of hormones. Even though calcium is a key ingredient for preventing bone loss it is not the only ingredient.  The key to depositing calcium…


Gout – The build-up of Uric Acid

Gout is a degenerative joint disease, an insidious disorder that can cause joints to become enlarged, painful and very tender to any movement or pressure.  The first joint involved is usually the big toe, as gout attacks are repeated, degeneration of other joints occur.  Gout forms through crystal deposits of sodium urate and works into…