Category Archive for "Health"

Study Suggests Testosterone may Boost Brain Power

A new study suggests that testosterone may boost overall brain power and cognitive performance. It was also found that the decline of testosterone was connected to the decline of mental functions. This decline in brain performance leads to a slower…

Are You Drinking too Much Water?

Are you drinking too much water? Heather Gibbons, blogger and certified personal trainer, is exploring this question. Heather states that the symptoms of over-hydration are…constipation, kidney disease, urinary disorders, digestive disorders, degenerative bone disease, premature aging, and unstable blood pressure….

Steroid Poisoning Rates Soaring in UK

Steroid poisoning rates are soaring in the UK. 2,500 individuals were treated last year alone. It is legal to possess steroids in the UK, but they can’t be supplied without a prescription. The total increase in steroid related hospital visits…

Watch What You Drink

A recent study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that drinking fewer calorie-filled beverages resulted in weight loss. I know, I know…this sounds obvious. But here’s the catch…a reduction in liquid calories had a…

Utah Naturopathic Physicians Can Now Prescribe Testosterone

It is now legal in Utah for naturopathic doctors to prescribe transdermal or buccal testosterone as a form of therapy. The bill was recently passed by the Utah Senate and House, and is scheduled to be signed into law by…

Estrogenic Food Additives: Propyl Gallate and 4-hexylresorcinol

Ever heard of the term xenoestrogens? Well, now you have. A xenoestrogen is a substance that has estrogenic effects when it enters the body. Using a new technique developed by Italian scientists, two previously unknown xenoestrogens were discovered: propyl gallate…