10.15.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Enterovirus D68 linked to muscle weakness & paralysis (10/15/14)

Oct 15, 2014

Last month, The Dr. Oz Show addressed the growing concern on Enterovirus D68 following the sharp increase in recorded cases, largely among children. Today, the discussion was revisited with experts in light of new developments where the virus has been linked to new alarming symptoms other than what is similar to the common flu: it causes muscle weakness and paralysis. Here’s a detailed recap of the conversation and how households should address the virus. Flu on steroids. Dr. Oz described the Enterovirus D68 as “flu on steroids” considering that its outbreak is akin to the spread of wildfire. The symptoms…

10.13.14 the voice

The Voice Recap: Pop, rock & reggae flourish in Menlik Zergabachew & Troy Ritchie battle (10/14/14)

Oct 14, 2014

Night 2 of The Voice’s battle rounds was a fantastic extension of two of last night’s patent feats: the creative process involving the coaches and guest mentors as well as the flawless execution of lessons learned by the artists. Tonight, the small tweaks employed by Gwen Stefani and hubby Gavin Rossdale created a brilliant fusion of pop, rock and reggae that made Menlik Zergabachew and Troy Ritchie the coolest dudes in the battles. Last night, Alicia Keys’ brilliance was key to the best duet (Luke Wade vs. Griffin); tonight, the honor went to Gwen and Gavin with the unusual pairing…

10.14.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Fight chronic UTI with prune juice, apple cider vinegar (10/14/14)

Oct 14, 2014

Urinary tract infection (UTI) in women brings too much discomfort. But for those with chronic UTI, life gets disrupted. The Dr. Oz Show showed that this condition affects at least 7 million women on an annual basis, as confirmed by integrative medicine specialist Tasneem Bhatia (photo in this recap). Dr. Bhatia noted that UTI which keeps coming back, despite medication, is not uncommon. However, the cycle can be prevented by restoring the urinary bladder to its normal acidic environment by changing one’s habits which includes the intake of prune juice and apple cider vinegar. Find out more about chronic UTI and…

10.13.14 the voice

The Voice Recap: Alicia Keys lets Luke Wade & Griffin loose on Paul McCartney hit (10/13/14)

Oct 13, 2014

The battle round debuted tonight on The Voice; so far, this may just be the most smashing season in terms of guest mentors and the duets. Adam Levine brought in the legendary Stevie Nicks, Blake Shelton enlisted country chart toppers Little Big Town, Gwen Stefani engaged husband Gavin Rossdale and Pharrell had R&B all-around hitmaker Alicia Keys (photo in this recap). The best thing that happened tonight, however, was Alicia Keys’ touch of brilliance that had Luke Wade and Griffin suddenly unearthing their biggest soul potential in a Paul McCartney hit. The end result was a gripping performance and probably…

10.13.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Hair relaxers & straighteners cause permanent damage, cancer (10/13/14)

Oct 13, 2014

Who among us women wouldn’t love to have silky straight hair? For those who are big fans of keratin-infused hair straightening products and hair relaxers, The Dr. Oz Show issues a new warning based on scientific facts: these products are directly liable for temporary breathing problems, rashes, radical changes in hair texture, extreme damage to hair and in the long-run, cancer. Here’s our recap on the risks related to these hair products. Health hazards associated with hair straighteners. Over the summer, Dr. Oz noted that the National Academy of Sciences officially declared that the formaldehyde content in keratin hair straighteners…

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10.21.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: 7-day detox with plant-based foods yields results similar to juice diet (10/21/14)

Yes, you read the title of this recap of The Dr. Oz Show right! The popular juice detoxification diet plan yields the same results as real and whole plant-based foods.  According to Dr. Woodson Merrell (photo in this recap), also the author of The Detox Prescription, a plant-based detoxification plan is more sustainable and can be part of one’s lifestyle beyond the seven-day prescription. His plan addresses toxin-related conditions such as asthma, allergies, brain fog and even diabtes and obesity. Here’s our recap on this program. Benefits of detoxing with real & whole food. According to Dr. Merrell, juicing alone…

10.20.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Expert says focus should be in West Africa, not in closing American borders to contain Ebola (10/20/14)

The Dr. Oz Show expanded its discussion on the risks of the Ebola virus spreading in the US. In light of the death of the first Ebola patient in America three weeks ago, anxiety and fear is on the rise as to its effects to Americans. Questions on preparedness and mitigating risks are now a concern. Closing American borders is a hot topic but infectious disease expert Dr. Alexander van Tulleken believes that doing so only minimizes risk a bit and may even give a fall sense of security to Americans. Here’s our recap on the conversation on this topic….

10.17.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Eben Alexander says science alone can’t explain heaven & reincarnation (10/17/14)

Today, The Dr. Oz Show featured a former skeptic of the near-death experience and a believer of today’s one of the most controversial insights on heaven and reincarnation. Dr. Eben Alexander (photo in this recap) affirmed, among which, the existence of heaven, our ability to access heaven through meditation and the reality of reincarnation. Dr. Alexander’s claims are based on his research and personal experiences and he believes that the proofs go beyond material science. Also in this recap are Dr. Oz’s answers to concerns on the Ebola virus. Proving spiritual beings. Dr. Alexander had a 25-year career as a…

10.16.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Women aged 50 years & over are more qualified to take low-dose aspirin (10/16/14)

Today on The Dr. Oz Show, the dividing line as to who should be taking low-dose aspirin was refined in light of a new study conducted by Harvard University. According to Dr. Oz, low-dose aspirin is the most widely used drug in the US where about 60 million Americans take it on a daily basis. However, the study indicates that less than half of the users benefit from such. An important indicative factor is age: low-dose aspirin has more value and potency for women who are 50 years old or older. Outside this age rule, those who should be taking…