A major drug maker does not even know what is in its drug. A major drugmaker may be adding a new ingredient to their thyroid medication that will make many patients sicker. What is behind this ignorant or thoughtless move? Two Action Alerts! Hypothyroid patients, take note: your medicine might now include gluten as an… Continue reading Gluten in Your Thyroid Drug?
By Gretchen DuBeau Executive and Legal Director Alliance for Natural Health USA How our executive director’s difficult personal journey became a career dedicated to protecting your natural health options, and why the tide is turning in our favor I’ve always believed that obstacles are opportunities in disguise, and the growth and learning derived from the… Continue reading The Best Kept Secret for Healing
If there are no pharmacies selling, you won’t be able to buy it. Action Alert! Last week we told you about the recent guidance from the FDA that ignores directives from Congress and continues to ban office use by doctors of prepared medications such as injectable vitamin B12—while carving out a potentially lucrative exemption for hospital… Continue reading Bio-Identical Hormones ‘Out of Business’ Sign Going Up?
Some good news to report! Thanks to the sustained advocacy of ANH-USA members and our allies, a serious threat to folate availability has been reversed. Unfortunately, other problems with new nutrition facts rules remain unaddressed. In 2014, we told you that the FDA was proposing a backdoor ban on natural folate in dietary supplements. The… Continue reading FDA Reverses Its Folate Ban
Yet only recently the agency held that KIND snack bars couldn’t claim to be healthy because they contained too much fat. Never mind that the fats in question are the good fats we need. Last year the FDA sent a warning letter to KIND Healthy Snacks, telling them their products were advertised as being “healthy”… Continue reading FDA Backs Down on Censoring Food Label
With your help, we can defeat it once again. Action Alert! Last week we told you about an anti-supplement amendment that we think will be attached to a must-pass bill to fund the military in fiscal year 2017. We also believe this amendment will be introduced to the full Senate this week, so it is… Continue reading Anti-Supplement Amendment Coming
By Jonathan V. Wright, MD I’ve written about an effective, well-researched cataract treatment previously: N-acetylcarnosine eyedrops. Another option for treating cataracts is a combination of Chinese botanicals called “Hachimi-jio-gan,” or Ba-wei-wan. This treatment has been used for centuries in China to treat cataracts, and even has a bit of clinical evidence to support it. In… Continue reading Natural Strategies for Keeping Your Vision: Cataracts (Jonathan Wright, MD)
By Jonathan V. Wright, MD Your guide for beating cognitive decline (a.k.a “keeping your marbles”) According to health authorities, Alzheimer’s disease is slated to become the next epidemic. In fact, current estimates state that nearly half of people over the age of 85 have Alzheimer’s, whether it’s obvious or not. There are non-Alzheimer’s forms… Continue reading Natural Strategies for Keeping your Mental Capacity
By Jonathan V. Wright, MD “Eh? What’s that you say? Louder, please. No, don’t bother writing it down, can’t see very well, either! Oh, never mind…I probably won’t remember it, anyway!” If you chuckled when you read that, it’s probably because it sounds familiar—whether it’s something you remember your parents or grandparents saying, or… Continue reading Natural Strategies for Keeping your Hearing (Jonathan Wright, MD)
Big drug companies want the entire market to themselves. Action Alert! If they’re successful, the price of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy could go through the roof. And you won’t be able to get the therapy in the right form, either. In 2014, TherapeuticsMD, a drug company specializing in women’s healthcare, was granted two new patents… Continue reading Natural Hormones: New Threat