Degree of Skin Wrinkling Indicates Bone Density. By: Byron J.
Richards, Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist I have long suggested that women evaluate the strength and growth rate of their fingernails to help predict how their bones may be doing. Researchers have now proven that facial skin wrinkles1 are an accurate predictor of bone density in women in their late 40s and early 50s. The study evaluated 114 women in their late 40s and early 50s who had their last menstrual cycle within three years – a potential time of high bone loss due to the sudden drop in estrogen. Women taking hormone replacement therapy or who had undergone cosmetic skin procedures were excluded from the study. In an evaluation that included the depth of wrinkles and the use of a durometer to evaluate skin firmness, women determined to have the most wrinkles on their face and neck were found to have the lowest bone density. Both bones and skin are made of collagen. The good news is that the reverse of this study must also be true.
A simple solution to prevent osteoporosis and improve bone health. (NaturalHealth365) Improving bone health and avoiding osteoporosis may be easier than we once thought.
In fact, better bone density could be as simple as eating more dried plums. In the U.S. alone, around 8 million women experience osteoporosis and a deterioration in bone health during menopause due to the sudden cessation of ovarian hormone production. However, it is estimated that around 2 million American men experience osteoporosis as well. Premature Gray Hair? Check Your Nutrition. Sunday, March 19, 2017 By: Linda J.
Dobberstein, Chiropractor, Board Certified in Clinical Nutrition The shriek coming out of the bathroom with the utterance of defeat “I have gray hair” may send you to the local salon for hair coloring solutions. 6 Natural Solutions For Hair Loss Video. Castor OIl Great for Growing Thicker Hair, Eyebrows & Eyelashes. Castor oil is often overlooked for its benefits for the skin and hair because of its extremely thick and sticky consistency.
However, if you’re looking for a cheap, natural remedy for several common skin and hair complaints, then castor oil is definitely worth your time. Castor oil for regrowing and thickening hair, eyelashes and eyebrows I first stumbled on castor oil as a remedy for regrowing thin eyebrows. I had over-plucked my brows back in the nineties when it was the hip thing to have pencil thin brows, and they never did quite recover. It became necessary for me to pencil in the “bald” spots and I missed the natural look of real hair where these spots were missing. What Your Gray Hair May Be Telling You About Your Health. By Carolanne Wright Contributing Writer for Wake Up World.
CAUSES OF HAIR LOSS, HAIR LOSS TREATMENT, REASON OF HAIR LOSS. Below we have explained the main and common causes that lead to hair loss both in men and women: For a proper metabolism, enzyme production, hormone secretion and flawless functioning of its different parts, human body needs vitamins and minerals.
Vitamins and particularly minerals are called the "spark-plugs of life" and they function in all biochemical activities of the human body. For instance, our body uses zinc to produce digestive enzymes, to make the hormone (TRH) that signals the thyroid to make thyroid hormones, to convert the protein we eat into amino acids, including tyrosine which powers the thyroid hormone production, and to do lots of other things. Treatment Found to Reverse Hair Loss! Treatment Found To Reverse Hair Loss Male pattern hair loss (MPHL) is a condition that affects as many as 50 percent of men by the age of fifty, but according to a new study, baldness may soon be a treatable condition.
Using pairs of identical twins, the study assessed the efficacy of dutasteride, a particular enzyme inhibitor, as a means of reducing hair loss and encouraging new growth, finding it to be an effective means of combating baldness. In the study, one of each pair of twins was given 0.5 mg/day of the medication, the other receiving a placebo, with the results monitored over the course of a year.
What your finger length tells about you. Finger Length Helps Predict Test Exam Results, Homosexuality, Cancer, Musical Ability and Aggressive Personality -- Study Shows Your finger length can predict how you will do on various tests in school.
They can also tell if you are likely to be homosexual or straight, if you will likely get certain cancers, be a musician, writer or a scientist, or if you will have an aggresssive or passive personality.The two fingers that are important are the index finger -- the one you use to point to something -- and the ring finger. Reading, writing and arithmetic... In a recent study from the help of online universities, the results of mathematics and literacy (reading) tests for seven-year-old children could be predicted by measuring the length of these two fingers. In a study to be published in the British Journal of Psychology, scientists compared the finger lengths of 75 children with their Standardised Assessment Test (SAT) scores. How they did the research Finger lengths may predict cancer! Healthy Bones, Healthy Life; Osteoporosis Cause & Solution. Calcium myths - The hoax surrounding osteoporosis. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed (NaturalHealth365) According to the Centers for Disease Control, ‘more than half of American adults take some kind of dietary supplements.’
The latest statistics reveal that calcium supplements (alone) total over $177 million per year! But, are we healthier because of all these pills? Today, on the NaturalHealth365 Podcast, we’ll focus our attention on the topic of bone health, the value (and danger) of calcium supplementation and, most importantly, what we can do to really improve bone health – so that we don’t have to become a victim of osteoporosis. According to my special guest today, “recent scientific studies now provide overwhelming proof that unequivocally confirms what many non-mainstream healthcare practitioners have long known and asserted: The regular intake of dairy and calcium supplementation promotes all known chronic degenerative diseases, and it significantly shortens life.”
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Eight Health Warnings Your Fingernails May Be Sending. Fingernails and disease don’t go together in most minds… but they should. Your fingernails can give you valuable health warnings and signal the presence of serious disease. Take a good long look at your nails. What Makes Your Hair & Nails Grow? Keratin is a protein made by cells in your skin that make up your hair and nails.
As keratin cells naturally push upward through the skin, they die and then harden, turning into your hair or nails. Known as keratinization, this process is what makes hair and nails grow, and several factors contribute to its sustained momentum. Hair grows an average of 3 inches a year, whereas nails usually grow about 1 1/2 inches a year. A doctor can tell a lot about a person’s overall health simply by looking at hair and nails. Balding. Thicken And Regrow Hair, Eyelashes And Eyebrows With Castor Oil — Works Wonders Castor oil is often overlooked for its benefits for the skin and hair because of its extremely thick and sticky consistency. However, if you’re looking for a cheap, natural remedy for several common skin and hair complaints, then castor oil is definitely worth your time. Castor oil for regrowing and thickening hair, eyelashes and eyebrows I first stumbled on castor… Learn More→ Stop Hair Loss By Mixing Fish Oil With Olive Oil As A Topical Scalp Treatment. Eliminate gray hair without chemicals.
Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed (NaturalHealth365) We are very pleased to announce literally a scientific breakthrough designed to heal your hair without the need for toxic chemicals or artificial (often) harmful coloring agents. The inventor of this revolutionary new product, is one of the most honored chemists of our time. In 2014, he was awarded the Perkin Medal, widely acknowledged as the highest honor in American chemistry and, over a period of four years, has perfected a safe, healing and non-toxic process to eliminate gray hair from your life with remarkable results.
“I have not seen my hair like this since I was 25 years old.” – J.G., Age 50, Professional Hair Stylist, Los Angeles, CA Today, on the NaturalHealth365 Podcast, Jonathan Landsman and Dr. Links related to the show: 1. 2. Hair Loss Disorder Alopecia Areata Linked to Thyroid, Celiac, Methylation. Health Guide: Bone Health. New research published this week in the journal Heart has confirmed the findings of two controversial studies on calcium supplementation and heart attack risk published in the British Medical Journal last year, and which found a 24-27% increased risk of heart attack for those who took 500 mg of elemental calcium a day.
When older women are told that their bones should be as dense as a young adult (30 year old) at peak bone mass, things can and DO go terribly wrong... The present-day definitions of Osteoporosis and Osteopenia were arbitrarily conceived by the WHO in the early 90's and then projected upon millions of women's bodies seemingly in order to convince them they had a drug-treatable, though symptomless, disease. If you've heard that life is movement, it's true. If you've heard that just sitting around can kill you, it's also true. Physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide! Milk is the best food for building strong bones, right? Health In Focus 10 Health Warnings Your Fingernails May Be Sending - Health In Focus. 10 Health Warnings Your Fingernails May Be Sending Image – wikipedia – lic. under GFDL. The Spine and Sleeping properly! The Truth about Beds! Self-Care Guide Knee 5.
Health In Focus How Your Texting Or Facebooking Posture Is Killing Your Neck - Health In Focus. How Your Texting or Facebook Posture Is Killing Your Neck Image – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25393825 The way we carry ourselves plays an integral part in our long-term health. The Revolution Is In Your Head - Nine Step Osteoporosis Plan. The Revolution Is In Your Head - Nine Step Osteoporosis Plan As long as you follow conventional treatment for osteoporosis you will suffer. Health In Focus 7 Best Foods For Stronger Bones - Health In Focus.
Image – © royalstockphoto – fotolia.com You could be suffering from low bone density without even knowing it. Change Your Shape How to Fix Hunched Forward Shoulders - Change Your Shape. Photo (under license) – © endostock – fotolia.com. Tips for Strong and Healthy Bones. Drinking processed cow's milk causes early death. Osteoporosis Is Scurvy of the Bone, Not Calcium Deficiency. "A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones. "~Proverbs 17:22 It saddens me to see older women diagnosed with "osteopenia" or "osteoporosis" listening to their doctors and taking supplemental calcium and even problematic drugs called bisphosphonates. These are irrational, dogmatic, harmful approaches to the problem of degrading bone as we age. In my time practicing nephrology and internal medicine, I saw numerous patients suffering from vascular disease while taking the recommended doses of calcium.
A 'silent' cancer: Solutions for myelodysplastic syndromes. Wed. Sept. 3, 2014 by Dr. Charles Majors. Melatonin slows down age-related bone loss. Tue. Vitamin D and osteoporosis: How this 'miracle' vitamin can restore optimum bone health in men and women - NaturalNews.com. Green tomatoes build stronger muscles and bones. Mon. Natural News Blogs Natural Treatments for Osteoporosis. Herbs For Hair Growth.