According to the Pew Research Center, a millennial is anyone who was born from 1981 to 1996 . It is forecasted, the Millennial generation will overtake the Baby Boom generation at some point in 2019 as their population numbers hit 73 million and 72 million, respectively . While millennials may be the frontrunners in political and social changes and movement, their mental and physical outlook is gloom.
I have written a couple of articles about the recent measles scare and Rockland County’s fruitless and nonsensical attempt to prevent the spread of measles, but this article is going to be slightly different.
Many people have heard of the terms acid reflux and heartburn and use them interchangeably. However, there are differences between the two conditions. In short, acid reflux is when your stomach acid moved into your esophagus and can range from mild to severe. Heartburn has nothing to do with the heart. Instead, heartburn is a mild to severe pain one feels in the esophagus or chest area.
Cortisol is perhaps one of the least known hormones in your body, but it plays an important role. Cortisol is a stress hormone, similar to adrenaline and norepinephrine. These hormones are part of your body’s fight-or-flight response.
According to conventional medicine, hormones, like estrogen, are the cause of women’s breast cancer. Accordingly, pharmaceutical companies have created hormone-suppressing drugs such as Tamoxifen and Anastrozole. However, merely examining one’s hormone levels and nothing else is a mistake because there are other environmental factors which are imperative to investigate: phytoestrogens, xenoestrogens, and metalloestrogens.
Imagine not being able to breath – that is the feeling asthmatics feel every day. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute defines asthma as a “chronic, long-term, condition that intermittently inflames and narrows the airways in the lungs” .
In general, people are misinformed on the topic of cholesterol. For example, I am sure you have been told HDL is good cholesterol and LDL is bad cholesterol, and you want to keep them high and low, respectively, and keep your overall cholesterol level low. Surprisingly, the concept is incorrect. That is one example illustrating there are many misconceptions about cholesterol.
According to the CDC, heart disease is responsible for 610,000 deaths in the United States every year – that is 1 in every 4 deaths, - and heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women . Yet, if you go to your doctor and discuss the role of vitamin B in preventing diseases, they are rarely trained in the subject.
Recently, I wrote an article describing what CoQ10 is and its clinical association between headaches and Parkinson’s disease, so before reading this article, please read that one by clicking here. I recommend reading that article prior to this one because there is prerequisite knowledge discussed in that article describing CoQ10’s role in the body which will not be restated in this article.