When Pleasure Outweighs the Pain…

Almost every choice we make in life is motivated by one of two powerful forces….the desire for pleasure and the fear of pain.  Although we say that we don’t want to feel pain if we can help it,  the prevailing force for many is the desire for pleasure regardless of the pain that comes with…

The Fountain of Youth? Not as Far-Fetched as You Think it is!

Have you ever wondered what started the search for the “Fountain of Youth”? There are lots and lots of “healthy” things that could have been sought out to slow the aging process.  Why water? History has proven that legends usually have a glimmer of truth behind them.  The search for the “Fountain of Youth” isn’t nearly…

From Colon to Brain? That Ought to be Enough to Make Anybody Drink!

 Don’t expect to sustain good health if you refuse to drink plenty of healthy water!  When the body falls short of water for normal activities like digestion and elimination of wastes, it has a built-in survival mechanism to draw from its own water reserves.  The body miraculously prioritizes the needs.  It will always extract water…

No Wonder Kids Are Hormonal!

Bisphenol  (BPA) was first  invented in 1891 and was intended to be used as an artificial estrogen.   It was quickly replaced by an estrogen enhancer called “DES” with even more potent estrogen properties.   By the way, DES was later taken off the market when it was linked to reproductive cancers in girls born…

Of Course BPA Can Be Found Inside You!

It doesn’t take a rocket-scientist to understand how toxins from plastics can be found in the umbilical cord of our newborn babies, in our blood and in our tissues.  Generations of exposure to those toxins that can be found in EVERY plastic bottle is always leached into your water, and it always finds it’s way…

Eczema on the rise in U.S. children? Garbage in…Garbage Out!

Based on a household survey by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3.2 million children (33%) have moderate to severe atopic dermatitis. Dr. Anna Bruckner, one of the authors of a recent American Academy of Pediatrics report on childhood eczema says “We don’t know for certain why that is.” What?  Seriously?  The lack of common sense to connect the dots…

Don’t Turn A Blind Eye To This!

Dr. Nhung Brandenburg received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry in 1997, where she graduated magna cum laude, and her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Florida. After graduation, she joined a surgical practice where she managed a variety of ocular diseases and provided pre and post-operative…