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Are We at the End of the Pandemic?

by Dr. Joseph Mercola STORY-AT-A-GLANCE Many health officials and world leaders are finally acknowledging that the COVID shots cannot end the pandemic and that we must learn to live with the virus. Some have even started speaking out against repeated boosters A major driver for this U-turn in the pandemic narrative is the emergence of […]

How to Help Prevent a Cytokine Storm

by Dr. Joseph Mercola STORY-AT-A-GLANCE Part of what makes COVID-19 such a dangerous disease in severe cases is because it can trigger a cytokine storm reaction leading to sepsis, organ failure and death Astaxanthin, a potent antioxidant supplement derived from microalgae, has many health effects that render it an ideal candidate as an adjunct therapy […]

Gum Disease Increases Risk of Mental Health Problems by 37%

by Dr. Joseph Mercola STORY-AT-A-GLANCE A collaborative study led by the University of Birmingham discovered patients with periodontal disease have a 37% higher risk of developing mental health illness The study also found gum disease was linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, cardiometabolic disorders and autoimmune conditions, which supports past research Gingivitis is […]

Magnesium L-Threonate for Depression and Anxiety

by James DiNicolantonio, Pharm.D via Mercola.com STORYS-AT-A-GLANCE Social confinement can lead to feelings of anxiety, stress and depressed mood and this can lead to other negative health consequences. Although people can exercise and seek counseling, nutrients can make a difference with the most important one being magnesium A substantial percent of the population is likely […]

Pfizer to Roll Out Omicron Shot in March

by Dr. Joseph Mercola STORY-AT-A-GLANCE Omicron is rapidly overtaking other SARS-CoV-2 variants and currently accounts for 95% of all COVID cases in the U.S. Research shows current COVID shots cease to provide any protection against Omicron 30 days’ post-injection, and at 90 days offers negative protection, actually making you more prone to Omicron infection This […]

Can These Foods Help Combat COVID?

by Dr. Joseph Mercola STORY-AT-A-GLANCE COVID-19, which may cause blood clotting degradation of elastic fibers in your lungs, may be positively influenced by vitamin K, known for its role in blood clotting Both thromboembolism, which occurs when a blood clot obstructs a blood vessel, and coagulopathy, which is a condition in which your blood’s ability […]

Melatonin Significantly Reduces COVID-19 Mortality

by Dr. Joseph Mercola STORY-AT-A-GLANCE While most well-known as a natural sleep regulator, melatonin also has many other important functions. It boosts immune function, helps recharge glutathione and may improve treatment of certain bacterial diseases; it has anticonvulsant and antiexcitotoxic properties, and is a potent antioxidant with the rare ability to enter your mitochondria In […]

Omicron vs No Omicron – What Do You Do?

by Dr. Valerie Donaldson via Regenerative Medicine Center First, if you missed my New Years Blog, read it!  And January 6th blog is a heartwarming story also not to be missed. Omicron As Omicron is infecting everyone equally, unvaccinated, vaccinated, boosted, or those having had Covid previously, people are calling wondering what to do.  Omicron […]

Cannabinoids Block Cellular Entry of SARS-CoV-2 and the Emerging Variants

by Breeman, Muchiri, Bates, Weinstein, Leier, Farley, and Tafesse Recently published research from the Journal of Natural Products highlights the potential of cannabinoids in fighting SARS-CoV-2 and its variants. It appears that two cannabinoids, cannabidiolic acid (CBDA) and cannabigerolic (CBGA), have a particularly high affinity for the spike protein in SARS-CoV-2. The researchers confirmed that […]

22 Top Tips for a Healthier 2022

by Dr. Joseph Mercola STORY-AT-A-GLANCE The start of a new year is often a good time to take stock and plan out beneficial lifestyle changes. Included are 22 tips for making 2022 your healthiest year yet Top tips include optimizing your vitamin D, targeting your immune system with immune-boosting nutraceuticals, treating COVID symptoms early, improving […]

9 Reasons to Include Ashwagandha in Your Health Regimen

by Dr. Joseph Mercola STORY-AT-A-GLANCE Known as Rasayana in Ayurveda, ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb that enhances your body’s ability to withstand stress and is considered to be a rejuvenator Ashwagandha contains compounds known as withanolides, which have not only antioxidant and anti-stress activities but also enhance immunity, protect the heart and offer neuroprotective, hypoglycemic […]

US Autism Rate Is Now 1 in 44

hy Dr. Joseph Mercola STORY-AT-A-GLANCE In the mid-1960s, the autism rate was 1 in 10,000. By 2012, it had shot up to 1 in 88. In 2016, it was 1 in 68, and now it’s 1 in 44 8-year-olds Rates vary widely from state to state. In California, where incidence is the highest, 1 in […]

FDA Wants More Info on NAC

by Dr. Joseph Mercola STORY-AT-A-GLANCE The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and the Natural Products Association (NPA) have filed separate citizen petitions with the FDA requesting that the agency reverse their position on NAC; the agency is now asking for more information on the 58-year-old supplement According to some legal experts, the actions taken by […]

Herbs Can Help Lower Blood Pressure

by Dr. Joseph Mercola STORY-AT-A-GLANCE A controlled feeding study of people with known risk factors for heart disease showed eating 6.5 grams of 24 herbs and spices each day lowered systolic blood pressure Heart disease has ranked No. 1 in the top 10 leading causes of death in the U.S. for years; the number of […]

Black Seed Oil Evaluated for Chronic Inflammation

by Dr. Joseph Mercola STORY AT-A-GLANCE Black seed oil may be an alternative herbal treatment for combating COVID-19 The bioactive compounds have an antihistamine effect and anti-inflammatory properties that downregulate interferon regulatory factor 3 activation and promote autophagy Researchers hypothesize that several of the terpenes in the oil are similar in structure to chloroquine and […]