Spices – Your Guardian Angels


Spice Medicine Spices, like vegetables, fruit, and medicinal herbs, are known to possess a variety of antioxidant effects and other biological activities. Phenolic compounds in these plant materials are closely associated with their antioxidant activity, which is mainly due to their Redox (oxidant/antioxidant) regulation properties and their capacity to block significant damage to cell structures. More recently, their ability to interfere

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome


Recent research presented at the International Federation of Fertility Societies/American Society for Reproductive Medicine meeting illustrated data that adding cinnamon to their diet can improve menstrual cyclicity in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). Previous research has shown that the use of cinnamon can reduce insulin resistance in women with PCOS. In this study, researchers from Columbia University enrolled 45

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Scientists discover mental health may begin in the bowel and gut microbes


Journal of Neuroscience: The discovery of the size and complexity of the human microbiome has resulted in an ongoing reevaluation of many concepts of health and disease, including diseases affecting the central nervous sytem. A growing body of preclinical literature has demonstrated bidirectional signaling between the brain and the gut microbiome, involving multiple neurocrine and endocrine signaling mechanisms. While psychological and

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Herbal teas for various health problems


Tea plants (Camellia sinensis) have been used in China for nearly 3000 years. Common black tea comprises withered leaves of the plant which are harvested, fermented, and dried for brewing. The ancient Chinese recognized the differences in the medical benefits of withered and fermented leaves of the tea plant and leaves harvested before withering. That form of tea is called green tea. The Chinese tradition regards green tea

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Anger and Hypertension make acids


Majid Ali, MD Hypertension is addiction of arteries to tightness. Every cruelty suffered tightens the muscles in blood vessels as well as muscles throughout the body. The tighter the vessels, which carry blood from the heart (arteries), the higher the pressure of blood contained in them. Every encounter with someone’s stupidity adds to that tightness—and to the blood pressure. Every

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Healing Heartburn and GERD | Majid Ali MD


HEALING HEARTBURN AND GERD Mold Allergy, Adverse Food Responses, and GERD In my experience, individuals with GERD and GERD-related lesions are nearly always associated with mold allergy and adverse food reactions. This is why I consider it a high priority to detect and effectively address these problems. It is well recognized that GERD is often associated with recurrent sore throats,

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Gluten phobia | Majid Ali MD


Is there a gluten phobia? There are people who have gluten sensitivity – and then there is gluten free corportate marketing Corporate America Bets on Gluten-Free. My Physician-friends Weigh In from Majid Ali on Vimeo. Corporate America Bets Big on Gluten-free – My physician Friends Weigh In 2 from Majid Ali on Vimeo. Gluten-free Diet for Gluten Sensitivity Glutens are two

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