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How Your Cat Is Making You Crazy - Kathleen McAuliffe

How Your Cat Is Making You Crazy - Kathleen McAuliffe
No one would accuse Jaroslav Flegr of being a conformist. A self-described “sloppy dresser,” the 53-year-old Czech scientist has the contemplative air of someone habitually lost in thought, and his still-youthful, square-jawed face is framed by frizzy red hair that encircles his head like a ring of fire. Certainly Flegr’s thinking is jarringly unconventional. Starting in the early 1990s, he began to suspect that a single-celled parasite in the protozoan family was subtly manipulating his personality, causing him to behave in strange, often self-destructive ways. The parasite, which is excreted by cats in their feces, is called Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii or Toxo for short) and is the microbe that causes toxoplasmosis—the reason pregnant women are told to avoid cats’ litter boxes. An evolutionary biologist at Charles University in Prague, Flegr has pursued this theory for decades in relative obscurity. Familiar to most of us, of course, is the rabies virus. The psychiatrist E. Related:  Diseases, Viruses, Bacteria, Other

Can Vitamin C Cure Ebola? Steve Hickey, Hilary Roberts & Damien Downing, GreenMedInfoWaking Times If there were a drug that worked on Ebola you should use it. There isn’t. There is only vitamin C. But you must be extremely careful what you believe, because, as it ever was, the Internet is full of dangerous loonies. For almost a decade now, the OMNS has reported on nutritional therapies; we leave the medical politics to one side and work from the facts. Taking a gram or so of day of vitamin C won’t protect you against anything except acute scurvy; it doesn’t matter whether the vitamin is liposomal, nanoparticles, or even gold-plated. At risk or worried about Ebola? Vitamin C Vitamin C is the primary antioxidant in the diet. The intake for an otherwise healthy person to have a reasonable chance of avoiding a common cold is in the region of 8-10 grams (8,000-10,000 mg) a day. Dynamic Flow High dose vitamin C has a short half-life in the body. Types of Vitamin C Timing is more important than form. Intravenous Vitamin C

MOSQUITO REPELLENT When The CDC Tells Us To Prepare For The Ebola Pandemic, Things Are About To Get Real | Health (Before It's News) The Organic Prepper Daisy Luther Are you ready for the possibility of an Ebola pandemic that will interrupt the day-to-day life of most Americans? Because now, the CDC has issued a checklist and said that “Now is the time to prepare.” You can read the entire document HERE. The checklist is a directory for hospitals and medical personnel. “Every hospital should ensure that it can detect a patient with Ebola, protect healthcare workers so they can safely care for the patient, and respond in a coordinated fashion…While we are not aware of any domestic Ebola Virus Disease cases (other than two American citizens who were medically evacuated to the United States), now is the time to prepare, as it is possible that individuals with EVD in West Africa may travel to the United States, exhibit signs and symptoms of EVD, and present to facilities.” The CDC’s Ebola virus page is HERE. The state department has purchased 160,000 Ebola Hazmat suits. Are you prepped for a pandemic?

Luna Contrary To What We’re Told ALS Does Have Known Causes & Treatments – Here They Are The Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Ice Bucket challenge is continuing to explode across the worldwide web, and it’s a great opportunity to capitalize on spreading more awareness on how we can implement disease prevention and let people know that there are treatments and potential cures out there that do exist. Don’t get me wrong, between June 1 and August 13, there were over a million videos posted on Facebook and millions of mentions on Twitter. This campaign has led unprecedented attention to the fight against ALS, and it should indeed be applauded as many people’s hearts are in the right place. What is ALS? ALS is often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” it’s a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Possible Causes of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis I find it remarkable how this information is not made available on the ALS Association website, especially at a time when everybody is doing the ice bucket challenge. Lead 1.

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Oral Pathogens Can Lead to Cancers in Other Parts of Your Body Dr. MercolaWaking Times Good oral hygiene is even more important than previously thought. Pathogenic microorganisms and their toxins can harm more than just your mouth when they circulate through your bloodstream—they can potentially cause secondary infections and chronic inflammation throughout your body. The fact that oral pathogens can make their way to distant parts of your anatomy and cause serious problems has been known for many years. Even dentists would agree that bacteria can pass from your gums into your bloodstream and on to your heart, which is why some still prescribe oral antibiotics to a few select patients with a particularly high risk for endocarditis, particularly if they have gingivitis.1 But it appears that the rare case of endocarditis is only the tip of the iceberg. Poor Oral Health Is a Risk Factor for Oropharyngeal Cancers In this study, participants with poor oral health had a 56 percent higher rate of HPV infection than those with healthy mouths. 1 WebMD

Flat Belly Ab Routine With Rotational Exercises Walk into any gym at anytime, anywhere, and you’ll find people of all ages sweating out crunch after crunch, valiantly attempting to shape their midsections. And most likely failing miserably. If you're one of them, there's a good chance you—like the hundreds of people I've trained over the years—are missing one very important piece of the firm-abs puzzle: rotational exercises that develop your 3-D core strength. Most traditional ab exercises, like crunches and sit-ups, only work in a single, front-to-back plane of motion (think of them as 2-D moves). But by simply adding a few twisting motions to your routine, you'll still hit the rectus abdominis and target the internal and external obliques, the VIP muscles that run along the sides of your torso, and are the key to a shapely waist and an injury-free body. These 10 awesome 3-D power moves can give you the strong, sleek abs you want. TIP: Go slow and be mindful about each twist, and think about rotating from above the belly button.

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