COPD

Real Help for COPD

More than 13 million people in this country have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and an equal number are affected but haven’t been diagnosed. This progressive disorder, which includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and a handful of

ADHD medications

ADHD Medications = Bad News

David was in the first grade when he was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The father of this bright, high-spirited boy resisted the recommendation to medicate him, but one psychiatrist after another insisted this was the only way

Stroke

Stroke Recovery: What Works/What Doesn’t

The day started out like any other. J. recalled feeling dizzy when she first woke up, but she chalked it up to the flu that was going around and went back to sleep. When she woke up again, she had

Chelation

Help for Flint Water Crisis: Chelation Therapy

Two and a half years ago, Michigan state officials decided to cut costs by sourcing the City of Flint’s water supply from the Flint River rather than paying to pipe it in from Detroit. A few months later, the water

Arthritis Treatment

Arthritis Treatment: What Works/What Doesn’t

“I have suffered from osteoarthritis and cervical and thoracic bone spurs for many years. My arthritis pain was constant, agonizing, and lately so intense that I wanted to give up—I just wanted the pain to end. Conventional treatment put me

Lipoic Acid

Miraculous Alpha Lipoic Acid

The term “miracle drug” has been loosely applied to everything from aspirin and penicillin to statins and “breakthrough” cancer meds. But I want to tell you about a nutritional supplement that truly is miraculous: alpha lipoic acid (also called lipoic