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Joe Rogan Interviews Edward Snowden

09/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

By now, it should be crystal clear to anyone paying attention that individual autonomy and freedom is under attack by powerful forces with the capability to shape and mold society according to their own whims.
Tech monopolies like Google and Faceboo…

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Shocking Proof How Google Censors Health News

08/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

June 3, 2019, Google implemented a broad “core update”1 that in one fell swoop eliminated most Mercola.com pages from its search results. Virtually overnight, Google traffic to my site dropped by approximately 99.9%.
Considering Mercola.com has be…

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Hibiscus for High Blood Pressure

08/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

The news about the effects of hibiscus on high blood pressure continues to grow, offering promise to those looking for natural ways to control this common condition. I’ve written previously about the positive ways this plant can help your heart and ove…

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PTSD Increases Risk for Stroke in Younger Years

07/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Every year in the U.S., approximately 795,000 people have a stroke and 140,000 die as a result, making strokes not only a leading cause of death but also a common cause of serious, long-term disability.
Most often, strokes occur in those over the age …

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Trans Fats Linked to Increased Risk for Alzheimer’s

07/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

As noted by neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter, author of “Grain Brain” and “Brain Maker,” your diet and other lifestyle factors have major implications for your Alzheimer’s risk. Indeed, according to research1,2 published in the journal Lancet Neurol…

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Blue Light Accelerates Aging

06/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Before the invention and distribution of artificial lighting, the sun determined when people went to bed and when they woke up. While artificial light has extended the hours you may be productive, it comes at a price as it affects health, interrupts sl…

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Poison Found in 95% of Baby Food

06/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

A national investigation commissioned by Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) recently made a disturbing finding. A shocking 95% of baby foods tested contained the heavy metals lead, arsenic, cadmium and mercury.1
I have often written about how most c…

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Why Steroids Are Best Avoided

06/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

If you have arthritis, chances are you’ve been offered steroid injections. Unfortunately, mounting research suggests this treatment may actually do far more harm than good — even in the short term.

The first recorded use of steroids can be traced…

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How Do We Stop Our Dangerous Addiction to Plastic?

05/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

A number of chemicals found in plastic products are known to act as endocrine disruptors. Some of the most pervasive and well-known include phthalates and bisphenol A (BPA). Being similar in structure to natural sex hormones, these chemicals interfe…

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20% of Water Pollution Is From Your Clothing

05/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

The clothes on your back probably don’t come to mind when you think about the biggest polluters on the planet, but the clothing industry is a toxic one, nearing the top of the list. Along with being a water intensive industry, the dyeing and treatment …

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Weekly Health Quiz: Amazon, Google and UTIs

04/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

1 Which of the following foods contain some of the highest amounts of leucine and glutathione, both of which are important for the prevention of sarcopenia (age-related muscle loss)?
Butter
Eggs
Whey protein
Whey protein stimulates muscle prot…

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Lard Rated One of the Top 10 Healthiest Foods

04/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

For decades, saturated fats like butter, lard and tallow were said to cause heart disease. Responding to such health concerns, the food industry replaced saturated fats with hydrogenated oils that are loaded with trans fats, giving rise to a whole n…

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Can Fenugreek Improve Your Blood Sugar?

04/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Diabetes is a disease of insulin resistance in which your body suffers from high blood sugar. The number of people suffering from diabetes has risen sharply since 1958 when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated 0.93% of the U.S. popu…

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These Seeds Are Good for Your Knees

04/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Sesame seeds are popular in the kitchen and offer a host of health benefits as well. They come from one of the oldest cultivated plants with a history dating back thousands of years. In the Hindu culture, sesame seeds were a symbol of immortality; the …

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Cannabis in Modern Medicine

03/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Dr. Allan Frankel, a board-certified internist at GreenBridge Medical in Santa Monica, California, has treated patients with medical cannabis for the past 13 years.

The first time I interviewed him back in 2014, cannabis laws in the U.S. were qui…

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Google Whistleblower Zach Vorhies Speaks Out

02/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

In mid-September 2019, Namely Liberty started publishing a video interview with Google whistleblower Zach Vorhies.1 The interview is broken into four parts, all of which have been included in a playlist further below.
In the featured video above, Vor…

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Do Sunglasses Protect or Harm Your Eye Health?

02/11/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

I’ve written many articles detailing the general health benefits (and potential but largely avoidable risks) of sun exposure. But did you know sun exposure impacts your eye health as well? Here too, there are both risks and benefits, which largely …