Sinus infections seem to be extremely prevalent, with an estimated 29.8 million adults suffering from sinusitis in 2010 (and that figure does not include children). What’s more, many individuals who experience sinus infections seem to suffer from the health issue repeatedly as years go by. Not surprisingly, antibiotics are prescribed all too often for this condition – with around 20% of all antibiotic prescriptions going toward sinus infection treatment. Read more
Friday, February 28, 2014
Don't suffer from sinus infection - or antibiotics. Mike Barrett gives four natural remedies for sinus infection treatment.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Scientists have discovered a link between gum disease bacteria and the early onset of arthritis.
Brushing your teeth well could help prevent arthritis, scientists claim.
Researchers found a link between the bacterium responsible for gum disease and earlier onset of rheumatoid arthritis, as well as faster progression and greater severity of the condition. Read more
Monday, February 24, 2014
Hair care products have their place but proper brushing and scalp massage are also important for luxurious hair, according to Beth Maxwell.
Brushing your hair the right way is one of the best ways to maintain and rejuvenate your hair. The benefits can be even better when you include scalp massage in your routine. It is also important to maintain a proper diet and use all natural chemical free shampoos. Read more
Friday, February 14, 2014
Patients who had FAKE surgery for a broken back recovered just as well, a new BBC documentary reveals.
We’ve all heard of placebos. They’re dummy pills. They can’t do anything real. After all, there’s nothing in them.
At least, that’s what we thought.
But in recent years, evidence has built up to suggest that placebos can be highly effective – particularly in treating pain, depression, and even alleviating some of the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Read more
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
The root cause of disease begins with broken chemistry in our cells, which arises from our diet and lifestyle choices, says Dr. Jerry Wahls.
When faced with a chronic disease or diagnosis of an autoimmune disorder, it’s easy to wonder “Why me?” How is it that some people who eat a Standard American Diet seem to be disease free while others who have made attempts to change their eating habits still struggle with illness, chronic disease, and cancer? Read more
Monday, February 10, 2014
Joseph Mercola reveals how to rebuild knee cartilage without an arthroscopic operation.
Arthroscopic knee surgery is one of the most common unnecessary surgeries performed today—along with back and hip surgeries, pacemakers, cardiac angioplasties, hysterectomies, and Cesarean sections.
Several studies over the past decade have highlighted questions about arthroscopic knee surgery, and now, you can add one more to the pile. The meniscus inside your knee is a thin crescent-shaped disc of cartilage that serves as a cushion between your femur and tibia and helps stabilize your knees. Read more
Friday, February 7, 2014
Elizabeth Renter lists fourteen alkaline food and drinks you should consume for optimal health.
Staying in good health has a lot to do with balance. Eating just enough, but not too much; getting enough exercise, but not overdoing it; managing your blood pressure, blood sugar, and weight—they’re all about balance. Being healthy also has a lot to do with pH balance. The pH scale is one that measures the acidity or alkalinity of something. In the case of alkaline foods, we are concerned with the pH of your body. Read more
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
The key to longevity depends on your SEX: Sleep is crucial for men while women need plenty of vitamin B6 and vegetables.
As if they needed any more excuse, new research suggests men need their sleep if they’re to live a long life.
Women, on the other hand, can live long lives despite poor sleep habits as long as they eat a diverse diet that includes vitamin B6 and plenty of vegetables.
Vitamin B6 can be found in food such as meat, bananas, nuts, garlic and pistachios. Among other things, it allows the body to use and store energy from protein and carbohydrates. Read more
Monday, February 3, 2014
According to a new study, yoga reduces inflammation and fatigue in breast cancer survivors.
A recent study conducted by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that practicing yoga helped to alleviate inflammation and fatigue among breast cancer survivors.
Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the study was a randomized, controlled clinical trial which involved 200 breast cancer survivors who were yoga novices and who had completed all breast cancer treatments before the study commenced. The ladies were aged from 27 to 76 and were followed for a period of five years. Read more