Health & Wellness

7 Surprising Health Benefits of Gratitude

Posted on Apr 16, 2018 in Health & Wellness

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 20, 2017  Advanced Medicine Show   Now is the season to think about what makes you most thankful, but research supports making it a year-round habit. Many studies have found there are benefits of gratitude — both mental and physical — and all it takes to enjoy them is a little bit of introspection. Here are seven surprising benefits of practicing gratitude. Gratitude can make you more patient Research from Northeastern University has found that people who felt grateful for little, everyday things were...

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Health Benefits of Iodine

Posted on Apr 12, 2018 in Health & Wellness

Iodine is an essential trace element that is essential for the normal growth and development. Around 60% of the iodine in the body is stored in the thyroid gland. The health benefits of iodine play a very important role in the normal functioning of the thyroid glands, which secretes thyroid hormones that control the basic metabolic rate of the body. Iodine controls the functioning of thyroid glands in human body, which in turn has a significant influence on the metabolic processes in the body. The health benefits of iodine help in the optimum utilization of calories thereby preventing its...

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Too Much Coffee Can Make You Hear Things That Are Not There

Posted on Apr 11, 2018 in Health & Wellness

THROW BACK THURSDAY……. High coffee intake can cause auditory hallucinations – hearing things that are not there – researchers from La Trobe University, Australia report in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, after measuring the effect of caffeine and stress with 92 non-clinical participants. Even five coffees per day can trigger this type of hallucination, they explained. Professor Simon Crowe, from the School of Psychological Sciences, said: “High caffeine levels in association with high levels of stressful life events interacted to produce...

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Chuck the sodas if you want kids to sleep

Posted on Apr 10, 2018 in Health & Wellness, Uncategorized

Study: The more caffeine kids consume daily means the less sleep they’ll get Three out of four kids drink caffeine every day, and the more they drink, the less sleep they’re likely to get, according to a new study. The results showed children ages 5 to 7 drank an average of 52 milligrams of caffeine a day, equivalent to the amount in a can of caffeinated soda. And kids of this age slept an average of 9.46 hours a night, longer than what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends. However, kids ages 8 to 12 took in twice as much caffeine — an average of 109...

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Four major mineral deficiencies, their symptoms, and how to overcome them

Posted on Feb 27, 2018 in Environment, Health & Wellness, Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the October 16, 2017 Medical Rewind Show  You may think that in a society where food is abundant and starvation is relatively rare, that nutrient deficiencies would be a non-issue. However, in many parts of the world, including North America, nutrient deficiencies are extremely common and are often responsible for many of the symptoms and diseases people are facing today. So how do these deficiencies occur in a world that has plenty of food to go around? Turns out, there are a lot of intertwining factors. Why...

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Medical Rewind – October 16, 2017

Posted on Feb 26, 2018 in Cancer, Chronic Disease, Health & Wellness, Medical Rewind

If you missed Medical Rewind with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell, be sure to go to to listen to the show replay.   ..   California declares state of emergency over deadly hepatitis A outbreak California Gov. Brown declared a state of emergency Friday because of a hepatitis A outbreak that has killed at least 18 people in the state. The declaration allows state health officials to buy additional doses of the hepatitis A vaccine to try to halt the outbreak, which is already the nation’s second largest in more than two decades. “We have the capacity...

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