Tag Archives | Obesity

Matthew’s Weight Loss

My weight gain began around 11 years of age. Before then, I was naturally active, as most boys are, but I was limited by lack of opportunity to exercise.  We lived in a suburb that was not interesting to explore, and around neighborhood kids who rarely came outside, preferring to stay indoors and play computer games. I didn’t want to play outside alone. Who would? By age 13, the scale topped 183#.  I was embarrassed  to wear a swimsuit at the public pool. My stomach hung down over my waistband [Read more]
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Minding Your Mitochondria

For 7 years, Dr. Terry Wahls got the best care and the newest drugs to treat her MS but she continued to get more disabled. She could only walk short distances using two canes. She was losing her keys, her phones, and having nightmares that her clinical privileges at the hospital where she worked would be taken away. Then she learned how to properly fuel her body. After 3 months of eating her new diet, she was able to walk short distances with only a cane. After 4 months, she no longer needed [Read more]
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Making a Killing: The Untold Story of Psychotropic Drugging

Psychotropic drugs. It’s the story of big money-drugs that fuel a $330 billion psychiatric industry, without a single cure. The cost in human terms is even greater-these drugs now kill an estimated 42,000 people every year. And the death count keeps rising. Containing more than 175 interviews with lawyers, mental health experts, the families of victims and the survivors themselves, this riveting documentary rips the mask off psychotropic drugging and exposes a brutal but well-entrenched money-making [Read more]
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