Category Archives for "Dr. Susan’s Health Tips"

Systemic Inflammation: Are you suffering from symptoms you are not aware of?

Leg Circulation Problems Linked to Systemic InflammationPeripheral artery disease (PAD) is a narrowing of the arteries in the extremities—usually the lower legs. PAD reduces blood circulation, and while it often causes no outward symptoms, sometimes it results in unpleasant effects such as leg cramping while walking or climbing stairs, leg numbness or weakness, and unhealthy-looking […]

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Osteoporosis Drugs: Why Avoiding it could save your life

Yet Another Reason to Avoid Osteoporosis DrugsAre you at risk for bone loss or osteoporosis? Take this simple self test to find out if you are a high candidate for bone loss. Between October 1995 and May 2008, the FDA received 23 reports of esophageal cancer possibly linked to the use of the osteoporosis drug Fosamax. For […]

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Infections & Colds: Your food could be making these worse.

The constant consumption of highly acidic food will, over time, rob you of healthFish and shellfish do not have the tough, fibrous protein found in red meat. As a result, the stomach produces less hydrochloric acid to digest these foods than is necessary for the breakdown of red meat. (Check to see if you have an […]

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Strong Negative Feelings and what they do to your health

How To Create Body, Mind, and Spiritual Balance​Positive emotions like love, empathy, joy, and compassion not only feel good and help you get through your busy day filled with sometimes stressful responsibilities, but also support your overall health and well-being. Here is a particularly helpful piece of advice to meditate on: “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, […]

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Iodine deficiency is on the rise & what it means to your health

My Views on the Health News: Iodine Deficiency on the Rise​In the U.S. in the late 1800s and early 1900s, goiters (due to enlarged thyroid glands) were extremely common.   The cause was eventually discovered to be dietary iodine deficiency. The epidemic was successfully reversed when national table salt supplies became iodine-supplemented. Each gram of iodized salt […]

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Salt Reduction Can Help with Weight Loss

Are you wanting to lose weight but are having trouble losing those extra pounds? You may have bloating and fluid accumulation due to too much salt intake. Sodium (salt) is one of the body’s essential major minerals and helps to regulate the cell’s water balance. Water tends to accumulate in areas where sodium collects. Unfortunately, […]

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