Kinshasha talked with Dr. Leslie Vilansky and Dr. Betty Maloney about the short and long term consequences of Lyme Disease.
LYMEDISEASE IN MINNESOTA
1 in 3 deer ticks carry Borrelia burgdoreferi (Bb), the bacterial cause of Lyme disease. These ticks may carry other bacteria and parasites (referred to as co-infections), which complicate the clinical picture.
Once thought to be found only in wooded areas, deer ticks have expanded their range and are now found across Minnesota, including the 7-county metro.
Lyme disease has increased 450% in the past 10 years. The state ranks 8th in the nation for reported cases; in 2008, 1,282 cases were reported to the CDC. Due to under-reporting, the CDC estimates that the actual number of surveillance cases is likely to be 10 times more, meaning MN probably had over 12,800 cases in 2008.
The War on Salt – When Is It Time to Shake The Habit?
The FDA has been urged to take action in decreasing the amount of salt in our food. Americans continue to consume much more than the recommended amount which has lead to salt intake becoming the most preventable reason for high blood pressure (HBP).
According to Dr. Chad Rhoden, “public leaders do have the social responsibility to increase health initiatives to reduce sodium consumption in the US since the evidence is clear.”
Kinshasha talked with Dr. Rhoden, a leading authority on disease prevention and a heart expert who is determined to help Americans break their salt addiction, Dr. Rhoden (author of Bringing Down High Blood Pressure) feels that the “awareness of the health risk related to sodium consumption today is analogous to the awareness seen in recent decades regarding smoking/tobacco use.”
Man Heals Himself of Manic Depression using Natural Methods – His Story – Betrayal of Love and Freedom
In 1998, Huljich was diagnosed by psychiatrists as suffering from Bipolar Disorder, also known as manic depression. That year, he experienced a full mental breakdown, lost his rights as a citizen and was made a ward of the state.
Informed that there was no cure, that he would eventually relapse, and that he would be dependent on medication for the rest of his life, Huljich traveled to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Minnesota for treatment and later admitted himself to the Menninger Clinic in Kansas to more fully understand and address his condition. Aided by research and his background in organic foods, Huljich developed a diet, exercise, and wellness plan that would help him end his dependence on medication to cure himself and find true peace of mind.
Since the year 2000, Huljich has not taken any psychotropic or psychiatric medication or any medication related to mental illness. Nor has he suffered any relapse of depression or manic depression, or received further treatment from any psychiatrist, therapist, or doctor regarding mental illness. He has never felt better.
BETRAYAL of Love and Freedom is inspired by his remarkable true story.
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