Something of that concerns every single one of us is how we will deal with health issues in the event modern medicine and western doctors are no longer available to keep us well. This goes far beyond current health woes because, as you know, stuff happens and someone that is perfectly healthy one day may be stricken with a health-related malady the next.
With that introduction, a few months back I decided to explore whether the use of essential oils could help manage high blood pressure during times of trouble. From the get go, I will tell you that managing blood pressure with essential oils is a very personal quest. My own, traditionally perfect blood pressure, had suddenly taken a leap from 120/80 to 160/90 and higher. I was not a happy camper. Read more
Friday, June 30, 2017
If you have high blood pressure, using essentials may be a viable alternative to taking blood pressure medication.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
All food is not created equal. Here are eight superfoods that you should be eating daily.
You’ve probably heard of superfoods that work to promote good health, but you may not be aware of what they are. There are numerous everyday food items that offer great health benefits that are affordable and you can easily incorporate them into your daily diet.
If you want to start nourishing your body and improving your health, you’ll want to include the following superfoods into your everyday diet.
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Monday, June 26, 2017
A pharmacist says that petroleum jelly really can prevent hay fever.
Q: Can putting petroleum jelly around my nostrils prevent hay fever?A: Hay fever occurs when pollen enters the nostrils, eyes or throat and attaches to mast cells, white blood cells that are part of the body's immune system and which release the chemical histamine, triggering symptoms such as sneezing, itchy eyes and runny nose. Read more
Friday, June 23, 2017
Blood circulation is your most important bodily function. Here are ten ways to improve it.
Our circulatory system supplies our entire body with oxygenated blood. The cells in the body need oxygen to function normally. The circulation of blood also allows for the delivery of nutrients, hormones, and other important factors. If blood floor were to be impeded in any way, it would compromise not only our tissues but our ability to live.
The following are various ways you can maintain your blood circulation, helping improve overall health and well-being.
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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Sound healing is becoming more popular, and A=432 HZ music may be the best way to do it, says Kaylee Brown.
As sound healing becomes more popular, more and more people are starting to experiment with it. You have people learning how to chant, listening to specific frequencies, and using singing bowls. It’s not just those of us who are interested in spirituality and New Age concepts that are looking into this ancient Eastern knowledge, but scientists as well, studying these sounds and how they affect the body. Read more
Monday, June 19, 2017
Nutritionist Lyndi Cohen reveals the best times of day to drink coffee.
It’s the way countless people around the world start their day.
But did you know that when you drink your coffee has an impact on how you function?
FEMAIL spoke to the Sydney-based dietitian and nutritionist, Lyndi Cohen, for her tips on when to drink your caffeine, when to avoid it and how much you should – in an ideal world – be consuming. Read more
Friday, June 16, 2017
Hesh Goldstein reveals how to reverse heart disease without drugs.
Most of us are used to the age-old saying “Live and learn,” but when you’re providing care to people with preventable chronic disease, you realize very quickly that we don’t have that luxury indefinitely. So, that saying changes to “Learn and live.”
In the next 20 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) projects that heart disease deaths will increase sharply.1
In that same time, the AHA estimates that the percentage of the US population living with heart disease will reach over 40%. Read more
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Monday, June 12, 2017
Emily Lunardo examines the causes of poor circulation in the hands and how to improve it.
Poor circulation in the hands can occur when you have poor circulation overall. While most cases of poor circulation have prominent effects on the legs and feet, the hands are not immune.
Generalized conditions resulting in poor circulation, such as atherosclerosis or peripheral artery disease, can sometimes lead to poor circulation in the hands. There are other causes that are more specific to this body part. Read more
Friday, June 9, 2017
Eating red onions may help to fight cancer. Powerful compounds found in the vegetable are excellent in destroying tumors.
Eating red onions may help to fight cancer, new research suggests.
The tasty vegetable, commonly used in Mediterranean cuisine, is full of powerful compounds that help to kill tumours.
One type known as anthocyanins, which are responsible for its dark colouring, are believed in inhibit the spread of the disease. Read more
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Monday, June 5, 2017
Could a key ingredient in tequila help weight loss and fight diabetes?
A key ingredient in tequila could aid weight loss and control blood sugars for diabetics, research suggests.
A study has found a link between weight loss and an ingredient in the agave plant which is used to make the Mexican drink.
The plant's naturally occurring sugars, called agavins, can also help lower blood sugar too, say researchers. Read more
Friday, June 2, 2017
Psilocybin, a hallucinogenic mushroom, may be the safest drug in the world, according to a new survey.
According to a new survey (note, that said ‘survey’, not study), psilocybin hallucinogenic ‘magic’ mushrooms are possibly the safest drug in the world.
For anyone still reading (or coming back to finish after a trip to the cow pasture for a basket of shrooms), the key word again is ‘survey’. The data comes from the Global Drug Survey 2017, which has a lot of interesting information if you can get past the mushroom news. According to its web site, GDS is an independent research company based in London whose mission is “to make drug use safer, regardless of the legal status of the drug, by sharing information with individuals, communities, health and policy organisations.” GDS does this by producing reports and “a range of drug education materials for health and legal professionals, the entertainment industry and the general public.” Read more