What comes to mind when you picture a “typical” sleep apnea patient? Chances are, you imagine someone middle-aged, overweight, sedentary . . . and male. Well… here’s an interesting article that is food for thought. Sleep apnea (and snoring) are commonly thought of as a men’s health problem, but it may just be that women are more at risk.
Is sunscreen the new margarine? Chemical sunscreens are dangerous and not the best way to practice “safe sun”. If you wouldn’t eat it, don’t slather it on your skin! The chemicals contained in sunscreen can be dangerous and they can enter the bloodstream quickly.
Screening for bowel cancer used to start at about age 50. It seems that now we’ll have to revise those screening guidelines. A preventive approach to cancer is warranted, in my opinion, starting with diet and nutrition. Today’s SAD (Standard American Diet) just isn’t cutting it. And apparently, the problem isn’t only in the U.S.