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THE WYSONG e-HEALTH LETTER
~Thoughts for Thinking People~
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Table Of Contents:
> Acne
> Arthritis
> Cancer
> Cardiovascular
> Diabetes
> Infants
> Neurological
> Sleep
> Toxicity
> Women's Health


SHORTS
Current Research and Thoughts You Can Use for Health and Healing
...And Which Verify The Wysong Optimal Health Program™


ACNE: Teenage boys with acne benefit from antioxidant supplementation and eating green leafy vegetables.

ARTHRITIS: An estimated 12% of the U.S. population aged 25 years and older (nearly 21 million persons in 1990) have clinical signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis.
     Arthritis and joint problems are the leading cause of industrial absenteeism in the U.S., costing $35 billion per year in medical costs and lost wages.

CANCER: Drinking a large amount of water and having a physically active lifestyle appear to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer in men by up to 92%.

CARDIOVASCULAR: Low serum magnesium levels are associated with an increased risk of death from heart disease.

DIABETES: Studies show that formulas containing Gymnema sylvestre can protect diabetic patients from kidney damage and retinopathy.
     Low magnesium levels are associated with increased insulin resistance.

Lipids
- In diabetics for whom the typical high fiber diet doesn't help, a low carbohydrate diet is often effective.

INFANTS:
Feeding cow's milk to infants is associated with intestinal blood loss, resulting in low iron nutritional status.

NEUROLOGICAL: Low levels of vitamin E are associated with increased memory loss in the elderly.

SLEEP: 33% of adults who visit the doctor for sleeping problems have insufficient sleep syndrome, which is epidemic due to too much work, family responsibilities, and 24-hour-a-day leisure activities (i.e. cable TV and the Internet), resulting in industrial and auto accidents, physical problems, depression, and decreased daytime performance.

Nature
- Warming cold feet is a good way to induce restful sleep.

TOXICITY: Glyphosate, the active ingredient in some herbicides, can have toxic side effects including eye or skin irritation, dizziness, headaches, diarrhea, blurred vision, fever, and weakness.

Epidemiology
- Exposure to household pesticides before birth appears to increase the risk of developing childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia by as much as 79%.

WOMEN'S HEALTH:
Estrogen replacement therapy has been found to have no role in the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease.

Carcinogenesis
- The risk of developing endometrial cancer increases significantly for women treated with tamoxifen for breast cancer.

Best of health to you and yours from all of us here at Wysong.


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