Aging is an inevitable part of life, and so many of us resign ourselves to accepting it with grace. The truth is, although growing older is unavoidable, many of the effects of aging are preventable.
In 2006, according to the American Heart Association, 1.3 million coronary angioplasty procedures were performed at an average cost of $48,399 each, or more than $60 billion, and 448,000 coronary bypass operations were performed at a cost of $99,743 each, or more than $44 billion. In other words, Americans spent more than $100 billion in 2006 for these two procedures alone.
According to the American Autoimmune Related Disease Association, 53 million Americans are suffering from autoimmune disorders including autoimmunities against our body, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), multiple sclerosis (MS), Guillain‐Barré syndrome (GBS), amyotropic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and others. Autoimmune diseases can take many forms by attacking different tissues and organs in the body. These include the nervous system, joints, skin and internal organs.
If you have “silver” dental fillings (amalgams), regularly eat seafood, work in a dental office, live downwind of a coal-fired power plant, or come in contact with mercury at your school, job or home, there’s a good chance your body has accumulated unsafe levels of this disease-causing toxic metal. How prevalent is mercury toxicity?
In the United States, about 133 million Americans—nearly 1 in 2 adults—live with at least one chronic illness, and chronic diseases cause 7 in 10 deaths each year. They are: 1) Heart disease (81 million people); 2) Cancer (11 million people); 3) Depression and 4) Diabetes.