Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Hypertension is a condition in which a person has higher blood pressure (BP) than is deemed normal.  Most cases of high blood pressure are caused by hidden food allergies.  There is a quick but extreme way to find out for sure.  For … Continue reading

Cholesterol, Elevated

High blood cholesterol levels (hypercholesterolemia) usually have little or nothing to do with the amount of cholesterol eaten.  Cholesterol is a vital bodily substance.  It is a constituent of bile; it helps to convert sunlight into vitamin D; it is … Continue reading

Vasculitis

Vasculitis is inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel.  It may be an autoimmune disorder, or it may simply be caused by hidden allergies.  Almost any substance could be an offender, depending on biochemical individuality.  Common offenders are caffeine (coffee, tea, … Continue reading

Atherosclerosis (Arteriosclerosis)

Atherosclerosis (arteriosclerosis) is a term used to describe a thickening, hardening and loss of elasticity in arterial walls.  Atherosclerosis is the most common form of arteriosclerosis and involves progressive degeneration of the inner lining of the arteries (especially where arteries bifurcate) … Continue reading

Saturated Fats

MYTH:  Saturated fats cause heart attacks. TRUTH: If that were true, the population of rural North America would have died off generations ago. The first documented heart attack was recorded in 1910.  For over a century before that, saturated fats were … Continue reading

Homocysteine, Elevated

Homocysteine is an intermediary amino acid produced by the breakdown of methionine in the diet.  High blood levels of homocysteine damage artery walls, contributing to the development of atherosclerosis.  Three vitamins taken in combination reduce homocysteine levels: vitamin B-6, vitamin B-12, … Continue reading