November 17, 2019

Dr. Oz: Take vitamin D-3, fight Alzheimer’s

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By Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen, MDs From Newsmax From October to March, the sun isn’t strong enough north of Los Angeles and Atlanta to prod your body into making much vitamin D-3. That endangers your immune system, makes you vulnerable to depression and overeating, weakens your bones, and increases your risk for […]

Dr. Oz: Heart emergency tips for travelers

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By Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen, MDs From Newsmax Will Rogers once said: “When I die, I want to die like my grandfather, who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car.” According to a paper presented at the European Society of Cardiology, cardiovascular disease is the […]

Dr. Oz: Stop sepsis before it kills

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By Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen, MDs From Newsmax Many people assume that actor Christopher Reeve, known for his role as Superman, died from complications of paralysis (he became quadriplegic after falling in a horse-riding accident). But that wasn’t the case. What started as a bedsore, a common hazard for people with profound […]

Be cautious with vitamins B6 and B12

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By Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen, MDs From Newsmax To look like Chris Hemsworth in two “Thor” films, his stunt double, Bobby Holland Hanton, reportedly ate 35 times a day, sticking with grilled chicken, turkey, spinach, nuts, and boiled eggs. Even he says that’s over the top. But you don’t need to be […]

Get a good dose of turmeric

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By Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen, MDs From Newsmax When 13th century explorer Marco Polo visited China, he was captivated by the culture’s use of the bright-yellow root vegetable turmeric, which he described as having “the properties of saffron, yet it is not really saffron.” It took another 600 years for the hard-to-describe […]

Warding off stroke fights dementia

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By Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen, MDs From Newsmax From 1902 to 1912, shortstop Joe Tinker, second baseman Johnny Evers, and first baseman Frank Chance were an efficient double-play dream team, anchoring the infield while the Chicago Cubs won four National League pennants and two World Series championships. Now medical science has discovered […]

Dr. Oz: addiction dangers for seniors

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By Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen, MDs From Newsmax Health The United States has 4.6% of the world’s population, but consumes 80% of the world’s opioids. Yet OxyContin isn’t the only medication that’s got older folks on the ropes. A recent study that found 25% of older Americans who are prescribed Xanax or […]

Eating to tame inflammation

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By Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen, MDs From Newsmax When you have a kitchen fire, you might grab a fire extinguisher, but you wouldn’t crank up Spotify. Well, maybe the day’s coming when you would. Students from George Mason University have invented a deep bass sonic blaster that uses sound waves to put […]

Tips to fight inflammation and aging

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By Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen, MDs In mid-September, the National Interagency Fire Center reported that firefighters continued to battle 89 large blazes across the Western states and Alaska. In Canada last August, British Columbia alone had more than 500 separate wildfires. You could say that both the U.S. and our northern neighbor […]

Obesity shortens life by 8 years

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By Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen, MDs From Newsmax Apollo Nida, who used to appear on “Real Housewives of Atlanta” with wife Phaedra Parks, was sentenced to eight years in prison (less than the possible 30 years) for cashing stolen checks and attempting to launder more than $2.3 million through falsified bank accounts. […]