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THE WYSONG e-HEALTH LETTER
~Thoughts for Thinking People~
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Table Of Contents:
> Atherosclerosis
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Drug Dangers
> Lung Cancer


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

Atherosclerosis
     ATHEROSCLEROSIS, THROMBOSIS, AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY (medical journal) - Low levels of the carotenoid and antioxidant lycopene, found in tomatoes and other red-hued foods, may be linked to early atherosclerosis.

Drug Dangers
        BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL - Non-illness mortality (suicide, accident or trauma) is increased significantly by cholesterol-lowering treatments.

Lung Cancer
           LANCET (medical journal) - Isothiocyanates, chemicals found in broccoli, cabbage and other cruciferous vegetables, may protect against lung cancer.

THERAPEUTIC LAUGHTER

            Laughter may have therapeutic effects. In fact, researchers suggest "humor rooms" in hospitals could be set up to help people who suffer from painful musculoskeletal disorders or other chronic degenerative conditions that result in chronic pain and depressive moods.

            In one study, a group of people was put through humor group therapy. The subjects were exposed to funny books, records and video films, and learned to give humor high priority in their everyday lives. As a result of this unique 13-week program, their overall state of psychological well-being definitely improved. Humor therapy can increase the general quality of life for patients, and laughter was actually found to be therapeutic in relieving symptoms With laughter, people become more self-confident, better able to cope with symptoms and to enjoy life, regardless of their particular medical circumstances. This is more powerful evidence of the mind-disease link.
            He who laughs, lasts.

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


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