As many as 11 percent of children and adolescents aged 4 to 17 had been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as of 2011, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Treatment choices are difficult when facing an ADHD diagnosis. Increasing numbers of people with ADHD are being prescribed and benefitting from methylphenidate (Ritalin). Others struggle with side effects from the medication. These include dizziness, decreased appetite, difficulty sleeping, and digestive issues. Some don’t get relief from Ritalin at all. Read more
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Medication is not your only option to treat ADHD. Herbal remedies for ADHD are safe and effective.
Friday, December 21, 2018
Dr. Edward Group reveals what causes varicose veins and how to treat them naturally.
Varicose veins are a common condition in which enlarged veins are visible through the skin. Though varicose veins are usually unrelated to any serious medical conditions, some people feel uncomfortable because of their prominent blue or purple appearance or the itching, tingling, or discomfort that sometimes accompany them. Fortunately, you may be able to reduce their symptoms through healthy lifestyle habits and natural remedies. Let's discuss what causes varicose veins, how to know if they are merely a cosmetic concern or an indication of something deeper, and what home remedies can help. Read more
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
If you need any encouragement, Devon Andre shares six good reasons to eat chocolate.
The main reason you should eat chocolate? It’s downright delicious. But in case that wasn’t enough reason for you, we compiled together six health benefits which chocolate can provide that can help justify your chocolate addiction.
Although it is true that chocolate contains sugar and should be consumed in moderation, if you stick with the dark variety, you can also benefit from its health benefits. These include: Read more
Monday, December 17, 2018
If you have breathing problems, these seven essential oils can help ease the problem.
Are you having trouble with your breathing? A few whiffs of the right essential oils can clear up your congested airways and improve the muscles involving in the process, an article in Organic Spa Magazine reported.
“Breathing passages, like sinuses, trachea and lungs, have to be clear for efficient breathing,” said Hope Gillerman in her book Essential Oils Every Day. “And some essential oils can help relax the deeper breathing muscles enough to release them from their locked state.” Read more
Friday, December 14, 2018
Coffee could combat Parkinson's and dementia: Scientists discover two compounds in the pick-me-up prevent the toxic accumulation of proteins in the brain.
Coffee could combat both Parkinson's disease and a form of dementia, research suggests.
Two compounds, including caffeine, in the pick-me-up work together to prevent the accumulation of a toxic protein in the brains of mice.
This protein, known as alpha-synuclein, is associated with both Parkinson's and dementia with lewy bodies (DLB).
Tests on rodents genetically at risk of both diseases showed the combination of caffeine and the compound EHT prevented alpha-synuclein from building-up after just six months. Read more
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Dr. Sam Robbins shares four clinically proven ways to increase testosterone naturally.
Monday, December 10, 2018
The steak and eggs diet is an easy-to-follow version of the ketogenic diet, which also incorporates cycling, rather than staying on the diet 24/7/365.
When it comes to burning body fat simplicity is often overlooked in favor of needlessly complicated systems and plans for losing weight.
People will needlessly try to count calories, mix and match several different ingredients to “activate their fat-burning” abilities, eliminate all high calorie foods, or drink nothing but juice for a week.
And they end up right back where they started – with unwanted body fat!
Well, I am here to tell you there is an easier way, a simpler way, and a funner way. Read more
Friday, December 7, 2018
A study has found that vitamin C reduces the risk of cognitive impairment.
Vitamin C is highly regarded for its health benefits, which range from supporting the immune system and fighting off disease, to supporting healthy tissues and preventing wrinkles. Like so many other nutrients, vitamin C plays multiple, valuable roles in a healthy body. While most people think about their vitamin C intake for keeping colds at bay, or perhaps for keeping their skin youthful, a growing body of research is showing that the nutrient may also help keep your brain young and healthy, too. Read more
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
"Change your mind, change your life," is a well-known saying, and that change could even affect the length of your life.
If you’re a firm believer in the phrase, “It’s not how old you are, but how you feel,” then you could be adding years to your life. It has been suggested that believing that you’re aging healthily and reframing your ideas around aging could help you live longer. Read more
Monday, December 3, 2018
Dr. Karen Shaw Becker shares seven reason why sleeping with your dog is good for you.
If you curl up every night next to your favorite pooch, count yourself in good company. Surveys suggest that 56 percent of dog owners sleep with their dog next to them, with about 50 percent of the dogs sleeping in their owner’s bed. Size matters when it comes to sleeping arrangements, as among dogs that sleep with their owners, 62 percent are small dogs, 41 percent are medium and 32 percent are large.1
Despite its popularity, it’s been suggested that sleeping with your dog may interfere with your sleep or even transmit diseases, but there are likely many more benefits than risks when it comes to sharing your sleeping space with your dog. Doing so may even result in significant benefits to your health! Read more
Friday, November 30, 2018
Add these extra ingredients to your favorite recipes to boost your libido.
Hoping things will heat up after dinner—or breakfast? Luckily, you don't need to rethink your daily dishes to get in the mood. The following one-ingredient additions to your go-to meals can get the sparks flying between you and your partner. Click through to find the easiest ways to work aphrodisiacs into your regularly scheduled meals. Read more
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
these twelve incredibly useful properties of turmeric will make your life easier.
Monday, November 26, 2018
Dr. Edward shares seventeen home remedies for migraines that really work.
There are headaches — and then there are migraines. About one in ten people experience these types of headaches, which bring intense pain and other symptoms. While some sufferers only get migraines occasionally, others have them several times a month, and they significantly interfere with daily life. Read more
Friday, November 23, 2018
Soaking in a hot tub not only feels good, but it's also good for you, says Michelle Simmons.
Hot tubs or Jacuzzis offer both physical and mental benefits. You don’t have to buy one to experience the benefits because they are accessible in most spas, gyms, and hotels. Here are several reasons why you should try soaking in a hot tub: Read more
Monday, November 19, 2018
If you eat sufficient fat and protein, eating between meals is at best unnecessary.
Partial to a 4pm cake break? Perhaps you prefer a mid-morning pot of Pringles? Maybe you’ll grab a protein-rich ‘energy ball’ on the way to the gym, or a healthy-ish cereal bar on the commute to work. Whatever your routine, there is one thing nearly all Britons have in common: we love to snack.
Unlike our European neighbours who savour their lengthy lunches, we are a nation that eats on the run. Read more
Friday, November 16, 2018
These five essential oils can help you fall asleep and stay asleep. Best of all, they are safe and inexpensive.
As you grow older, you might have more trouble falling asleep, especially if you’re constantly stressed or anxious. If you’re tired of tossing and turning until you fall asleep, consider using soothing essential oils.
Essential oils are made from natural sources like flowers and trees, and these oils have relaxing and sedative effects. Conclusive research is limited, but a lot of people who have trouble falling asleep, especially because of discomfort, pain, or stress, report that “essential oils help them fall asleep and stay asleep.” Read more
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Friday, November 9, 2018
New research shows that vitamin D helps prevent infection, but will the medical establishment listen?
Flu season is upon us again. To prevent the flu, we’re told that the best remedy is to get a flu shot—a shot which is consistently ineffective, and, incredibly, still contains mercury in many cases. We at ANH-USA have been beating the drum about vitamin D and its well-documented anti-viral capabilities for years, and there is new evidence demonstrating vitamin D’s role in preventing respiratory infections. When faced with the choice of a cheap, safe, and effective natural immune defense against the flu, or an expensive, dangerous, and ineffective vaccine that makes drug companies billions of dollars—which will our crony health officials choose? Read more
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
One cup of dark-roasted coffee every morning could prevent dementia and Parkinson's - even if it's decaf, a study claims.
Researchers claim drinking one cup of coffee each morning could ward of dementia and Parkinson's.
The benefits are particularly strong for people who opt for darker roasted beans - even if it's decaffeinated, the study found.
The coffee roasting process releases chemicals which counter proteins responsible for the development of the diseases, scientists discovered.
It is not a cure or clear-cut prevention for either disease by any means, but researchers say it won't hurt to add a cup to your daily routine. Read more
Monday, November 5, 2018
Dr. Joseph Mercola reveals how the ketogenic diet protectss against Alzheimer;s Disease by keeping the brain healthy and youthful.
Alzheimer’s disease — the most severe form of dementia — is proving to be stubbornly resistant to conventional remedies. More than 190 human drug trials have ended in failure,1 and despite a burgeoning epidemic, the best drugs on the market only ameliorate symptoms while adding other health risks.
At present, the best conventional medicine can really hope for is improved diagnosis, which is why prevention is so crucial. Mounting research suggests your diet is indeed a foundational driver of this disease, and an effective prevention strategy. Read more
Friday, November 2, 2018
Can visualization prevent or cure cancer? Sounds like one of those things that can't hurt anad might help.
Now what in the world do I mean by happy organs? And what does this silly concept have to do with health anyways? As it turns out, quite a lot. Recent research shows that the process of visualization can significantly increase your health, and it’s not by chance. Focused meditation can actually change your brainwaves, and this can have an effect on your immune system, stress responses and more. Read more
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Measles outbreaks are covered like Ebola in the establishment media but in fact, measles used to be a common childhood disease that was not considered terribly serious.
Almost overnight, measles went from being characterized as a natural rite of passage necessary for strengthening immunity to a deadly infection against which we have only one hope against complete destruction: 100% vaccine uptake. The truth is that measles and other childhood infections may actually protect against life-threatening conditions like cancer and heart disease. Read more
Monday, October 29, 2018
Although the medical establishment seems to be trying to get the entire adult population on statin drugs, there are plenty of natural ways to take care of your heart.
Preventing heart diseases should be America’s top concern when it comes to our health. That doesn’t mean turning to medication for a magic fix, but looking at natural remedies for a healthy heart. And that comes down to lifestyle, making good choices and developing the right habits. Read more
Friday, October 26, 2018
Celery is an underappreciated vegetable, says Isabelle Z. This nutritional superfood targets cancer cells at the molecular level.
When you think of disease-fighting foods, celery might not be the first one that comes to mind. Sure, it’s a green vegetable, but it’s one that most of us take for granted. We might use it when making broth, soup or a sauce, but it’s rarely the star of a dish. However, studies show that we may be ignoring this vegetable to our detriment as celery is surprisingly powerful when it comes to destroying cancer cells. Read more
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Scientists have discovered that lavender may help people unwind and could even be a safer alternative to anti-anxiety drugs.
It's used in everything from bath bombs to fabric softener because of claims its fragrance helps you relax.
Now scientists have confirmed the smell of lavender really does help you unwind.
Japanese researchers discovered mice which were exposed to the aroma of the flower had less signs of anxiety.
The purple shrub may even have potential as a safer alternative to the sleeping pills 'benzos', the study suggests.
Benzodiazepines have been linked to a host of side effects, including memory problems, male breast growth and even birth defects. Read more
Monday, October 22, 2018
Dr. Joseph Mercola says that molecular hydrogen has some remarkable therapeutic benefits for manydiseases.
Molecular hydrogen is a gas with very unique and selective antioxidant effects.1 Tyler W. LeBaron is a world-class expert on molecular hydrogen, who has done research at Nagoya University in Japan, where most of his research started. He’s executive director of the Molecular Hydrogen Institute (MHI), which is a science-based nonprofit under Section 501(c)(3). MHI is focused on advancing the research, education and awareness of hydrogen as a therapeutic medical gas. Read more
Friday, October 5, 2018
Korin Miller says that apple cider vinegar might actually help your heartburn.
Let's be honest: Heartburn is a relatively tame term for your chest and throat feeling like they're
literally on fire—and when you have it, you'll do anything to get it TF gone.
So it's totally understandable why you might turn to some home remedies to extinguish that fire—STAT. One that's been making the rounds: drinking apple cider vinegar (ACV)...really.
I know what you're thinking: ACV kind of burns to begin with, so why on earth would I want to torture myself more? But there actually might be something to this. Read more
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Dr. Michael Mosley reveals how his 5:2 diet fights cancer, diabetes, and even dementia.
This Sunday, in You magazine, I am unveiling the latest version of my 5:2 diet – the simplest I’ve ever devised, with delicious new recipes.
The core principle is the same: cut down to 800 calories a day for two days a week on so-called Fast Days and eat a balanced, Mediterranean-style diet for the other five. But now there’s a clever twist.
The calorie-controlled dishes we have created use no more than five main ingredients, meaning Fast Days are easier than ever to shop and prepare for. Read more
Monday, October 1, 2018
If you don't keep witch hazel in your medicine cabinet, Alanna Ketler gives eight reasons that you should
Witch Hazel is an ancient Native American remedy for a wide variety of ailments and people are starting to see why. Generally, in stores, we see witch hazel available in a clear liquid form in a bottle, but prior to that, it starts off as a shrub with yellow flowers.
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There are two ways of getting the extract from the witch hazel bark, one as a distillation, this is commonly found in stores and generally has alcohol added to act as a preservative, or as a decoction. Many herbalists agree that the decoction method is superior because it makes a more concentrated version which means higher levels of tannins, which is the component that gives witch hazel its superior astringent properties. The distilled version is more shelf-stable, but just be aware of the alcohol that’s added, as some are sensitive to this. Read more
Friday, September 28, 2018
Emily Nature shares seven natural methods of birth control that your doctor will never tell you about.
You may want to look into natural birth control methods if you’re a woman in your reproductive age and are in a long term committed relationship, where both you and your partner are healthy, safe, and have been tested for STIs.
Why Natural Birth Control?
Synthetic hormones in the contraceptive pill and IUDs have been proven to cause breast cancers, blood clots, weight gain, cramping, loss of libido and an inability to orgasm. Barrier methods such as the condom can prevent a feeling of pleasure and intimacy between both partners. Read more
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
As the flu scare tactics unfold, Bill Sardi says to skip the vaccine and eat eggs instead.
As the Earth begins to tilt away from the sun in winter, North America prepares for the seasonal spread of influenza. The annual flu scare promulgated by public health agencies is now underway. The public is told: “Next flu pandemic could be ‘DEADLIER than Spanish flu’ – wiping out 400 million across the globe,” say news reports. Read more
Monday, September 24, 2018
Doctors from across the world appear to have dispelled the myth that there are links between having high LDL-C levels - known as bad cholesterol - and fatty deposits that clog arteries.
DOCTORS have found there is no evidence of a link between high levels of bad cholesterol and heart disease, a study says.
And with this claim, a number of leading cardiologists say statins, taken by millions of Brits to tackle cholesterol, don’t have any benefit. Read more
Friday, September 21, 2018
Dr. Joseph Mercola reveals how cir cumin (found in turmeric) targets cancer.
Turmeric, a yellow curry spice used in Indian cuisine, has a long history of medicinal use in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Ayurvedic medicine. Curcumin is one of the most well-studied bioactive ingredients in turmeric,1 having over 150 potentially therapeutic activities, including anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and powerful anticancer actions. Read more
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Monday, September 17, 2018
Bill Sardi provides the latest on the baking soda cure-all.
It tastes salty. It is in your kitchen. And it’s dirt cheap. And it’s threatening Big Pharma? What is it?
Just tell your doctor: “Hold the steroid shots, anti-inflammatory drugs and pain relievers. I’ll take a quarter teaspoon of baking soda straight up with water.” Could Big Pharma be brought to its knees by sodium bicarbonate pills?
After the LewRockwell.com website was overrun with viewers to read a recent article I wrote that was posted there about baking soda being a cure for almost every known malady, feedback received from readers confirm this alkaline powder may just be what the doctor (didn’t) order. Read more
Friday, September 14, 2018
For men suffering from erectile dysfunction, these six natural treatments are an alternative to pharmaceutical drugs.
What is erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is commonly called impotence. It’s a condition in which a man can’t achieve or maintain an erection during sexual performance. Symptoms may also include reduced sexual desire or libido. Your doctor is likely to diagnose you with ED if the condition lasts for more than a few weeks or months. ED affects as many as 30 million men in the United States. Read more
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Redskins quarterback Alex Smith has embrace time-restricted eating to cut his already low body fat percentage in half.
In the days and weeks following the Kansas City Chiefs’ brutal 18-16 home playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers in January 2017, Alex Smith looked in the mirror for ways to improve.
Smith, then the Chiefs’ starting quarterback, had been told after the season by coach Andy Reid that he’d get at least one more year to lead the Chiefs, even though the team would explore drafting a young quarterback (which it did). What was left unsaid — but was obvious to Smith — was that after four years in Kansas City, Year 5 would be put up or shut up time.
So with that in mind, he took his workouts to another level. Read more
Monday, September 10, 2018
Dr. Joseph Mercola says eating an early dinner aids weight loss and lowers cancer risk.
For years, a standard dietary recommendation said to stabilize your blood sugar and insulin levels (thereby optimizing energy and maintaining a healthy weight) has been to eat three square meals a day with small snacks in between. On top of that, health experts (influenced by the food industry) maintained that processed foods fortified with RDA nutrients are just as good as, and maybe even better than, cooking from scratch. Read more
Friday, September 7, 2018
Supplementing with probiotics can cut your risk of age-related bone loss by half, according to a new study..
Taking probiotic supplements every day can support bone health, as it cut the risk of age-related bone loss by 50 percent, according to a new study. The study, published in the Journal of Internal Medicine, examined the effect of probiotic supplementation on the human skeleton.
To conduct the study, the research team from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden recruited 90 elderly women, with the average age of 76. At the beginning of the trial, the team measured and recorded the bone mineral density at the spine, hip, and femoral neck of the participants. The team also aimed to verify whether good bacteria play a role in bone density improvements in humans, as shown in an earlier animal study. Read more
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Koko Hayashi demonstraates face shiatsu, a complementary technique to face yoga.
Friday, August 31, 2018
Rosemary aroma has been shown to significantly improve memory capabilities in children.
Breathe in the goodness of rosemary! Scientists are acknowledging the herb’s ability to improve cognitive ability in children. A new study presented at the British Psychology Society Annual Conference highlighted a distinct difference in working memory between children exposed to rosemary essential oil and those who weren’t. Dr. Mark Ross, the co-author of the observational review said on ScienceDaily.com, “Our previous study demonstrated the aroma of rosemary essential oil could enhance cognition in healthy adults. Knowing how important working memory is in academic achievement we wanted to see if similar effects could be found in school age children in classroom settings.” Read more
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
A popular exercise could help treat the itchy skin condition called eczema.
ECZEMA can be extremely itchy and very difficult to soothe, but there is a fun activity which could actually help to ease the itch, improve the irritating skin condition and prevent it from worsening. Read more
There are various creams and home remedies advertised as potential cures for eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, but it can be hard to find one which actually works for you. Read more
Monday, August 27, 2018
Drinking a glass of wine a day can help women live longer by making their hearts healthier A glass of wine a day could help you avoid a heart attack: Women drinkers have a lower risk of cardiac arrest than nondrinkers.
Women who drink a glass of wine every day have healthier hearts than those who do not touch a drop, a study suggests.
Researchers found women who regularly consume up to 14 units of alcohol steadily over the course of a week had a lower risk of heart disease than teetotallers or binge-drinkers.
Yet men who drink 21 units during each week – about nine pints of beer – had hearts no healthier than those who did not consume any alcohol. Read more
Friday, August 24, 2018
Strawberries can cure a common, painful illness, a study has found.
Researchers found that eating just a handful of strawberries a day could vastly decrease symptoms of a bowel condition that affects more than 300,000 people in Britain.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which is usually treated with surgery and medication, is a set of painful conditions that can cause severe diarrhoea and fatigue.
IBD is a term mainly used to describe two conditions: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Both are long-term conditions that involve inflammation of the gut. Read more
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Monday, August 20, 2018
Dr. Edward Group shares the uses, benefits, and side effects of tea tree oil.
From antiseptic mouthwash to natural deodorant, tea tree oil is an essential oil with a multitude of uses and benefits. It tends to be pale yellow or colorless, with an aroma that is similar to eucalyptus or camphor and boasts antibacterial, antiprotozoal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties. Here’s a deep-dive into all that it can do. Read more
Friday, August 17, 2018
Eating button mushrooms daily could prevent type 2 diabetes by boosting gut bacteria (but it must be a particular portion size).
Eating a serving of button mushrooms a day could prevent type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.
Feeding mice a daily portion of white button mushrooms boosts their levels of a gut bacteria that is involved in the production of glucose, a study found. The serving is the equivalent of 85 grams for humans.
According to the researchers, mushrooms act as a prebiotic, which are indigestible food ingredients that 'fertilise' the growth of bugs in the digestive tract. Read more
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Eat more of these seven foods to reduce hypertension risk.
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. Eat more of these seven foods to slash your risk of developing hypertension signs or symptoms. Read more
Monday, August 13, 2018
Your liver could be the cause of your low sex drive, says shashi Solluna.
The liver controls the flow of sexual energy in the body.
You may never have considered that the state of your liver can have an effect on your sexuality. However, In Taoism and Traditional Chinese Medicine, it has long been known that the liver controls the flow of sexual energy, or chi, in the body.
If the liver is stagnated, with the energy blocked, then sexual energy becomes “tight”. Read more
Friday, August 10, 2018
A study found that drinking tart cherry juice for just five days can transform gut health.
Drinking tart cherry juice for just five days boosts a person's good bacteria, new research suggests.
Antioxidants known as polyphenols in Montmorency cherries, which are grown in the US, encourage the survival and reproduction of so-called good bacteria, a study found.
This is thought to occur due to the antioxidants protecting the gut lining and reducing inflammation. Read more
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Find out about the herbal painkiller that works like morphine that you can find in your backyard.
Monday, August 6, 2018
Mullein is a common herb that has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. Rhonda Johansson reveals eight medicial uses for mullein that could be especially helpful in a survival situation.
Mullein is a backyard weed that was used by native Americans for their medicinal properties. This fascinating plant is known by multiple names such as “Jupiter’s staff,” “Aaron’s rod,” “Jacob’s staff,” and “Flannel leaf.” Though botanists describe mullein as invasive and terribly difficult to eradicate, the weed can be used by preppers during emergency situations. Practically all parts, from root to tip, can be used to alleviate a variety of symptoms and conditions. They can be made into oil, tinctures, teas, or applied as a poultice. Eight medicinal uses of mullein are described below. Read more
Friday, August 3, 2018
eye floaters are annoying at best. Here are some home remedies and exercises to get rid of them.
Eye floaters are spots moving through your field of vision. They may appear black or grey, stringy or cobweb-like, they may move, drift, or dart when you move your eyes. Many eye floaters are brought on by age-related changes in the eyes – for example, when the jellylike substance of the eye becomes liquefied. If eye floaters appear and increase quickly or suddenly, you should see an eye specialist right away. Read more
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Monday, July 30, 2018
Dr. Edward Group reveals why iodine is essential to thyroid function.
Iodine is an essential nutrient, meaning that the human body requires it for many essential functions but cannot synthesize it on its own. Without enough iodine, the thyroid gland cannot produce the thyroid hormones that regulate growth, metabolism and other important processes in the body. When that happens, energy levels plummet, hormones become imbalanced, and physical and emotional states are affected. Here we’ll take a closer look at everything you need to know about iodine and its special relationship with the thyroid.
Why Is Iodine Essential for Your Thyroid? Read more
Friday, July 27, 2018
The power of berries: Eating a handful every day reduces the risk of dying from heart disease by 40%, a study suggest.
Eating a handful of berries every day reduces people's risk of dying from heart disease by 40 per cent, new research suggests.
Antioxidants known as anthocyanins, which give the fruit their colour, lower the risk of the condition by improving artery stiffness, lowering blood pressure and reducing inflammation, a review of 25 studies found.
Some 16 per cent of heart related deaths in developed countries are caused by a low fruit intake, the UK research adds. Read more
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Discover why maca root is a superfood that everyone should be eating
Maca root is often passed off as a natural stimulant, paired with other stamina-boosters like caffeine, L-theanine, and ashwagandha. While its energy-enhancing capabilities are not to be dismissed, maca can also be the singular superfood your diet needs.
Cultivated in the Andean reaches of Peru, maca is a yellow cruciferous vegetable that has been honored for its medicinal properties for decades. Once harvested, maca’s savory root is removed from the body of the vegetable and ground into a powder.
Widely available at health food stores, maca can be consumed as an alternative to caffeine, safeguard against oxidative stress, immune booster, and more. It is perfectly legal to consume and does not require Rea prescription. Read more
Monday, July 23, 2018
If your bathroom trips have become too frequent, follow these five steps to a stronger bladder.
I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Typically, this refers to being older in age and it being more difficult to learn something new. This may apply to people, but it sure doesn’t apply to our bladders. You can very well teach an old bladder a new trick, that being to prevent leaks. Read more
Friday, July 20, 2018
A few beers a week could help men start a family by boosting their sperm count,a study suggests..
Men hoping to become fathers are often advised to avoid alcohol for fear of harming their fertility.
But a study suggests a few small beers a week or bottle of wine may actually help men start a family.
Italian researchers who asked 323 men about their alcohol consumption found moderate drinkers had a better sperm count.
This worked out as up to a bottle and small glass of wine a week, or seven small bottles of beer. Read more
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
If you have a job that requires sitting for long periods, you can reverse the damage caused from excessive sitting with some simple exercises.
- The Facts:In our modern lifestyle, we are sitting too much and for too long periods of time. This level of sedentary lifestyle is not natural for our bodies and could lead to very serious health issues if we do not address this issue.
- Reflect On:How could you be more active throughout your regular day to reduce the impacts of sitting too much? Can you make some of these simple excises a daily habit to help limit the damages of sitting? Read more
Monday, July 16, 2018
A new study has discovered a way to add four years to your life without changing your diet or exercising.
A new study has uncovered that those with close religious affiliations tended to live up to four years longer compared to non-religious persons. The four-year extra longevity was found after considering other factors that could affect mortality including marital status and sex. Read more
Friday, July 13, 2018
Red dates kill cancer cells, according to a recent study. At worst it's one of those things that can't hurt and might help.
The trendy superfood ‘red dates’ from Asia kill cancer cells in the lab, new research suggests.
Jujube fruits, which are known as red dates due to them looking similar to the Middle-Eastern staple, programme lung, breast and prostate cancer cells to commit suicide, a study published in the journal Food & Function found.
Red dates are thought to trigger cancer cell death by causing 'internal stress' in tumours, according to researchers from the Royal Society of Chemistry. Read more
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
If you haven't heard about dry brushing, find out what it is and how to do it to improve your health.
Have you heard of dry brushing? The name basically explains what it is — you use a dry brush to, well, brush yourself. Now you may be asking why on earth someone would brush themselves, but hear us out, it has many benefits.
The main benefit to dry brushing your body is to increase blood circulation and lymphatic flow. If you don’t know, the lymphatic system is a network of tissues and organs that help transport metabolic waste out of the body. The lymphatic system includes the thymus gland, lymph nodes, spleen, liver, and tonsils. Read more
Monday, July 9, 2018
Is your brain getting enough blood flow? Here are seven natural ways to improve brain circulation.
It’s no secret that the brain does a lot of work. Since this little part of our body is responsible for ensuring that everything works just fine, it’s important to make sure that it gets an adequate amount of blood flow day in and out. Accomplishing this isn’t even as complicated as it sounds and here’s how you can do it: Read more
Friday, July 6, 2018
Eating a handful of almonds, hazelnuts, and walnuts every day increases sperm production by nearly 20 percent, according to researchers.
Eating a handful of almonds, hazelnuts and walnuts every day boosts men’s sperm production, new research suggests.
Just a 60g daily serving of the mixed nuts improves their sperm count by 16 per cent, a Spanish study found today. Read more
Monday, July 2, 2018
Friday, June 29, 2018
Former vegan Lierre Keith explains why she wrote her book The Vegetarian Myth..
CHAPTER 1: Why This Book?
This was not an easy book to write. For many of you, it won’t be an easy book to read. I know. I was a vegan for almost twenty years. I know the reasons that compelled me to embrace an extreme diet and they are honorable, ennobling even. Reasons like justice, compassion, a desperate and all-encompassing longing to set the world right. To save the planet—the last trees bearing witness to ages, the scraps of wilderness still nurturing fading species, silent in their fur and feathers. To protect the vulnerable, the voiceless. To feed the hungry. At the very least to refrain from participating in the horror of factory farming.
These political passions are born of a hunger so deep that it touches on the spiritual. Or they were for me, and they still are. I want my life to be a battle cry, a war zone, an arrow pointed and loosed into the heart of domination: patriarchy, imperialism, industrialization, every system of power and sadism. If the martial imagery alienates you, I can rephrase it. I want my life—my body—to be a place where the earth is cherished, not devoured; where the sadist is granted no quarter; where the violence stops. And I want eating—the first nurturance—to be an act that sustains instead of kills. Read more
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Dr. Edward Group examines why vitamin B12 is so essential to your health.
Vitamin B-12 is an essential vitamin, which means the human body cannot make its own and must obtain it through food, supplementation, or, in some cases, prescription medication. Known primarily as the “energy vitamin,” this vitally important nutrient plays a role in numerous bodily functions and is a cofactor and catalyst “helper” compound in certain enzymatic processes. Aside from those functions, virtually every cell in your body needs vitamin B-12. Read more
Monday, June 25, 2018
Coffee is beginning to rival cannabis for the number of its health benefits.
Pensioners should drink four cups of coffee a day to protect and repair their heart muscle, research suggests.
Levels of caffeine, equivalent to drinking four cups of coffee, could help to protect healthy blood vessels and repair the heart after a heart attack, a study claims. Read more
Friday, June 22, 2018
You probably already know that aloe vera is good for burns, but it also has numerous other health benefits.
Do you have an aloe vera plant sitting on your kitchen window sill or on your patio? If you do, it is likely you use it for when you burn yourself on a hot pot or get a little too much sun. These are the top reasons people turn to this attractive succulent, and there is good reason for it! Read more
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
If you know someone who is suffering from depression, urge to check any medications they are taking against this list. They could be the problem.
[....] More than 1 in 3 Americans regularly take a medication linked to an increase in depression. Common treatments such as proton pump inhibitors (for acid reflux), beta blockers, anxiety medications, OTC painkillers, ACE inhibitors (for high blood pressure) and anticonvulsant medications can cause or increase depression.
Are you taking any of these medications linked to depression? Read more
Monday, June 18, 2018
Dr. Joseph Mercola reveals how activating your body's cell repair processes can improve your health and well-being.
Naomi Whittel is the former CEO of Twinlab and has written an interesting book about how to achieve radiant health by activating your body’s natural autophagy processes. In “Glow 15: A Science-Based Plan to Lose Weight, Revitalize Your Skin, and Invigorate Your Life,” she shares a number of valuable strategies for doing this naturally. Her deep-rooted interest in healthy living was an outgrowth of her lifelong struggle with eczema, an autoimmune deficiency. Read more
Friday, June 15, 2018
Higher vitamin D levels cut colorectal cancer risk by 31%, according to a major international study.
Higher vitamin D levels significantly drive down colorectal cancer risk, a large new international study has found.
The vitamin, found in fatty fish and sunshine, was found to strengthen resistance to stomach tumors by blocking a common gateway that cancer cells pass through - and it was most protective in women.
The report, led by the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, adds weight to a long-suspected theory which, until now, had not been proven. Read more
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
testimonials and studies attest to the fact that it is possible to enlarge your breasts through the power of the mind. Meditation may seem rather mysterious and complicated to some people, but it is basically quite simple and easy. Just follow these five steps:
Monday, June 11, 2018
Dr. Michael Mosley says low-carb diets do work and explains why.
I have recently returned from a trip to Taiwan where everyone seemed obsessed by the Keto Diet. For those not familiar, this diet, favoured by celebrities such as Kim Kardashian and Megan Fox, is a high-fat, very low-carb regime. Read more
Friday, June 8, 2018
Sara Lipton reveals how colloidal silver helps heal your body and control antibiotic resistant superbugs.
Colloidal silver is most known for its antimicrobial properties. But there are many other uses for it as well, and we’ve composed this handy guide to help you understand how to get the most out of colloidal silveColloidal silver is most known for its antimicrobial properties. But there are many other uses for it as well,r while using it safely to avoid argyria. Read more
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
A study found that acupressure is effective for reducing menstrual pain.
Can acupressure achieve a sustained reduction in menstrual pain? Is an app-based self-care program particularly attractive to young women? These questions addressed in a new study by researchers from Charité -- Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the results of which have been published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Read more
Friday, May 25, 2018
Comedian George Carlin once asked, "When did we get so thirsty?" Eight glasses of water a day, as your grandmother prescribed, is probably plenty for most people most of the time.
NFL star Tom Brady and Riverdale actress Madelaine Petsch both sparked controversy this year as each attributed their peak physique to drinking excessive amounts of water.
Scores of nutritionists and doctors reacted, warning that is a sure-fire way for most of us, who do not work out professionally, to develop a sodium deficiency.
Now, a new study shows yet another caveat. Read more
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Can eating avocados help prevent breast cancer? Sounds like something that cant hurt and might help.
Sixty percent of Americans claim they have avocados on their favorite foods list. Odds are, you probably do too! But did you know that avocados may also be protective against reproductive cancers like breast cancer as well?
Avocatin B and Carotenoids in Avocados Fight Cancer
Avocados have dozens of benefits for health, not the least of which is the presence of phytonutrients which can target cancer cells. Read more
Monday, May 21, 2018
It's amazing that something so simple and easy can be so beneficial.
While a regimented fitness routine is certainly part of a healthy lifestyle, what you do outside the gym is equally important. Most adults spend 10 hours or more each day sitting, and research1,2 shows this level of inactivity cannot be counteracted with a workout at the end of the day. To maintain health, you really need mild but near-continuous movement throughout your waking hours. Read more
Friday, May 18, 2018
Scientists have discovered the key to avoiding dementia.
Playing a musical instrument or learning another language could protect against dementia, according to research.
Scientists found that the process of learning as an adult trains the brain to become more efficient. Read more
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Monday, May 14, 2018
A dcotor says that broccoli is the only vegetable you need to eat.
A GP has described broccoli as a 'life saver'.
According to TV Dr Rangan Chatterjee, who has appeared on the BBC programme Doctor in the House, if people are going to eat any vegetable, broccoli should be the one they opt for. Read more
Friday, May 11, 2018
Don't use artificial sweeteners. Again and again they have been shown to make you fat and sick, according to Dr. Joseph Mercola.
If you’re still holding out hope that science will eventually prove artificial sweeteners to be beneficial, or at the very least harmless, you’re likely to be disappointed. Again and again, research shows no-calorie sweeteners such as aspartame and sucralose cause the same problems as excess sugar, and then some. Read more
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Emily Lunardo reveal how to prevent arthritis in the hands with exercise and natural remedies.
Hand arthritis can be prevented with exercise and natural remedies. Arthritis is a condition that causes inflammation of the joints. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which wears out the protective cartilage found between the joints. When cartilage is worn down it allows the bones to rub together, leading to deformities and structural changes. Read more
Monday, May 7, 2018
If you're doing everything right, but still feel wrong, you may need to detox heavy metals from your body
In an age where millions of people are flocking to the internet and seminars to discover the latest about health because they feel doctors may not be up to date, The Medical Medium stands out as a popular go to for many. Read more.
Friday, May 4, 2018
Dr. Joseph Mercola says that these ten common hygiene habits actually do more harm than good.
An article featured in Reader’s Digest1 called out a number of so-called “healthy” hygiene practices that actually do more harm than good. Given the condensed nature of their commentary and the many misconceptions involved with these particular areas of hygiene, I would like to elaborate on some of them. You are probably aware that many commercial personal care products, such as bubble bath and hand sanitizer, are laced with harmful chemicals that can potentially damage your health.
But, what’s your view on brushing your teeth right after a meal, cleaning your ears, douching or exfoliating? Are those widespread practices helping or hurting you? If you’re not sure, let’s take a closer look at popular hygiene routines that may be wreaking havoc on your health. Below are 10 hygiene habits that do more harm than good. Read more
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
A recent study suggests that drinking a minimum of three cups of coffee daily may clean out your arteries.
Coffee is a widely consumed beverage, and several studies have explored its health benefits like supporting liver health. But can coffee help unclog arteries?
When your arteries become clogged as a result of cholesterol, it can be dangerous for your heart. Not only does your heart have to work harder to circulate blood, but in some cases, the clog can break off and find its way elsewhere in the body such as the lungs or brain. Read more
Monday, April 30, 2018
Bill Sardi says researchers have found that baking soda cures a wide range of ailments.
The three trillion-dollar income stream produced by the medical industrial complex is about to come demolished by a home remedy – baking soda. Buy stock in Arm & Hammer. (Church & Dwight Co. Ltd.)
Now for the details: Read more
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Chocolate bars with more than 70% cacao do wonders for your brain, heart, and immune system, and the benefits increase the higher you go
The darkest chocolate bars on the market are the best for your health, new research has found.
Scores of studies have shown dark chocolate is boosts the immune system, heart health and memory, but this is the first to look at how those effects change depending on the type of bar you’re eating. Read more
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
herbs and breast massage will always be the foundation for any effective program. That doesn't necessarily mean that's all you should do, however. These three weird tricks can boost your bust without requiring much time or effort.
Monday, April 23, 2018
Anna McGee reveals which teas can make you healthier, happier, and slimmer.
Brits are known for reaching for a cup of tea to fix anything.
The phrase ‘tea and sympathy’ has even made it into the Macmillan dictionary as shorthand for providing support and kindness for someone who is upset or in trouble.
While the many benefits of black and green tea are well documented, from boosting metabolism to anti-ageing, herbal teas too, may also come with benefits. Read more
Friday, April 20, 2018
What is the best sleep position to avoid back pain?
SLEEP position can cause back pain, arthritis joint pain and can improve your snoring. The way you lie in bed can say a lot about your overall health, and how easily you find it to get to sleep.
Getting enough sleep is crucial for the body to function properly, according to the NHS.
About one in three people in the UK suffer from poor sleep.
Sleep deprivation can lead to feeling grumpy, and not performing at your best. Read more
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
What organ suffers the most from a poor diet? The answer may surprise you.
By now, the majority of us realize that having a poor diet and lifestyle is directly related to our overall health. In many ways, healthy eating has become somewhat trendy as people are starting to understand that they do indeed have control over their own health and are ready to take responsibility for their lives. Read meor
Monday, April 16, 2018
Dr. Edward Group shares four health benefits of the practice of sun gazing.
I recently saw the feature length documentary, Eat the Sun, and was inspired to explore the practice of sungazing.
The practice of sungazing closely resembles its name. At sunrise and/or sunset, when the sun is closest to the earth, sungazers stand barefoot on the earth and look directly at the sun for 10 seconds. Every day, 10 seconds are added and some sungazers eventually reach a duration of 44 minutes. Read more
Friday, April 13, 2018
To make your feet stronger and avoid foot problem, try going barefoot more often, says Jessica Dolores.
Ever wondered why your feet are killing you, even if you don’t have a sprain, or any sign of injury? It could be because you’ve been wearing closed shoes the whole day, and your feet have no chance to “breathe.” A new study by Harvard University researchers Nicholas Holowka and Daniel E. Liebermann showed that flat foot, which hampers movement because of reduced stiffness in the longitudinal arch (LA), is rare among people who go barefoot regularly. Read more
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Monday, April 9, 2018
The biggest thing in natural health is a plant-based remedy for anxiety, depression - and much more.
Berberine — a yellow-colored alkaloid compound found in several different plants, including European barberry, goldenseal, goldthread, Oregon grape and tree turmeric — has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiproliferative, antidiarrheal, antineoplastic, antidiabetic and immune-enhancing1 properties. It has a long history of use in traditional medicine, including traditional Chinese medicine, and many of its historical uses now have scientific backing. Read more
Friday, April 6, 2018
Good blood circulation is essential to good health. These simple exercises and yoga poses can help keep the blood flowing.
Poor circulation is often the result of living a sedentary lifestyle. A very easy and natural way to get your circulation going once again is to boost your activity level. If you work at an occupation where you are sitting for a prolonged period, that too can make your circulation sluggish. Read more
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Here are some hiccup cures that work, but no one wants to try. Breathing into a paper bag, swallowing sugar, and sipping vinegar are some of the weird ways to get rid of hiccups.
For most of us, hiccups are merely a temporary and occassionally embarrassing inconvenience that passes within minutes.
But in a small minority of cases, they can last for days — even months. Last year, prolonged hiccups were among the 22,000 ‘potentially trivial’ incidents seen in A&E, according to NHS statistics.
While this might initially sound like a waste of hospital time, such hiccupping may indicate a deeper medical problem — which is why the NHS recommends people seek medical advice if their hiccups last for more than 48 hours. Read more
Monday, April 2, 2018
Being dehydrated caa make you feel sick, tired, and grumpy, says Dr. Joseph Mercola.
Have you ever been so busy you neglected to drink even a sip or two of water for an extended period, then suddenly realized you were incredibly thirsty and in need of a long drink? By replenishing your body’s water supply when it tells you you’re thirsty, you can often stave off dehydration. In fact, typically your body’s physiologic thirst mechanism is triggered before you’re dehydrated, giving you a chance to rehydrate before it’s too late. Read more
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
The vaccine industry is worried sick, so to speak, about a natural remedy that makes their products unnecessary.
Here’s why vaccines are unnecessary: They are merely given purportedly to immunize against or shall it be said ‘prevent’ certain diseases, most of which are rarely fatal in first world countries. These are mostly transitory viral conditions. There are safer, less invasive answers.
Wild oregano oil (p73) is the key alternative. If it is from a truly wild source, then, it can be taken aggressively: as much as needed. Yet, for the typically immunized conditions only a modest amount is necessary, for instance, for chicken pox, measles, and mumps: like a few drops several times daily.
Wild oregano oil can also be rubbed topically on the feet, shins, and upper chest. It can even be used topically on newborns and infants. Babies and toddlers can take a tiny amount internally, like a drop or two twice daily. In this regard it is far safer than all standard drugs, like antibiotics, cough syrups, and even infant vitamins. – Dr Cass Ingram Researcher, Speaker & Author of 34 books Read more
Monday, March 26, 2018
Getting older does not mean that dementia is inevitable. These seventeen surprising home remedies can help prevent dementia in the elderly.
Some of the most effective home remedies for dementia include the use of ginseng, salvia, turmeric, ginkgo, fish oil, bananas, cinnamon extract, vitamin B12, coconut oil, club moss, berries, almonds, pumpkin, leafy greens, beans, and kale, as well as behavior changes, including breaking routine, creative stimulation, meditation, and aromatherapy. Read more
Friday, March 23, 2018
Plagued by insomnia? These eleven foods have been scientifically proven to help you sleep.
It’s official, Brits don’t sleep enough.
Recent research found a staggering 38 per cent of Brits are not getting enough sleep with women aged 35-44 affected the worst.
The survey, conducted by life insurance company Aviva looked at the sleep habits of 14 countries globally and found Britons were the worst sleepers.
People have been using food and herbs for centuries to help them nod off trying everything from cups of hot milk to camomile tea. Read more
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Soaked chia seeds provide a multitude of health benefits, including supercharging your metabolism, says Geary Andrew.
Good things come in small packages – the same is true of chia seeds which are extremely good and power packed with nutrients and minerals. Chia seeds have gained in popularity in recent years due to the many health benefits that can be gained by eating them on a regular basis. These seeds can easily be incorporated into your diet by doing things like mixing them into your yogurt at breakfast, adding them to a post-workout smoothie. Read more
Monday, March 19, 2018
For women who want to boost their libido, Svetlana Ivanova reveals the ten best natural aphrodisiacs for women.
A healthy sex life helps nurture love and intimacy in relationships. For centuries, women have tried to find substances that can enhance their libido and bring back pleasure to their sex lives. Aphrodisiacs are substances that help to stimulate sex drive and make sex more pleasurable. The word aphrodisiac comes from Aphrodite, who is the Greek goddess of love and sexuality. These are the ten best natural aphrodisiacs for women: Read more
Friday, March 16, 2018
Keeping your brain healthy is not just all about "brain games." These twenty-five foods can also increase your brain power.
The brain is really like a control center for the entire body, which means you must feed it well, and that includes eating foods for brainpower. Read more
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Svetlana Ivanova saysthat these ten natural aphrodisiacs for men can increase arousal, treat sexual dysfunction, and make sex more pleasurable.
Men have been searching for ways to enhance their sex lives for centuries. Aphrodisiacs are substances that help stimulate libido and sexual arousal. The word aphrodisiac is derived from the name of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and sexuality. Men are willing to try different foods and herbs in order to increase arousal, treat sexual dysfunction, and make their sex lives more pleasurable. These are the ten best natural aphrodisiacs for men. Read more
Monday, March 12, 2018
Dr. Edward Group examines ten health benefits of Epsom salt.
Epsom salt is a potent mineral compound comprised of magnesium and sulfate. It is widely used to relieve many minor health issues. Soaking in a bath with Epsom salt can relieve achy feet and soothe sore muscles. Epsom salt is used in skin cleansers and hair care products to help naturally exfoliate skin and give hair more volume and shine. Many people also turn to Epsom salt as a remedy for occasional constipation as ingesting food grade Epsom salt flushes the gastrointestinal tract and encourages detoxification.
What Is Epsom Salt? Read more
Friday, March 9, 2018
These eighteen amazingly effective home remedies prove that you can cure a lot of things with just what you have around the house.
1, Almonds can help cure headaches.
Eating about 20 almonds can help treat headaches due to the presence of the enzyme salicin. Eating almonds over a period of time may even reduce the likelihood of getting headaches in the first place. Go, nuts! Read more
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Arthritis symptoms? Add these five cheap foods to your diet to reduce joint pain.
ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. Symptoms - including joint pain and inflammation - could be reduced by adding these five foods to your diet.
Arthritis is a common condition that affects people of all ages, according to the NHS.
Symptoms of arthritis include joint pain, restricted movement and inflammation Read more
Monday, March 5, 2018
Premature ejaculation affects many men at some time in their lives, but ejaculatory control exercises can alleviate the problem naturally says Jennifer Lawless.
Premature ejaculation is a common sexual complaint that affects on out of three men at some time in their lives. However, in order to provide maximum pleasure to his partner and himself, a man needs to be able to last longer than a few minutes. If you need to achieve more ejaculatory control in the bedroom, you should know that this is quite possible with a little practice. Here is how to get started with your training. Read more
Friday, March 2, 2018
A dietitian reveals that lard is actually good for you. It can even be healthier than butter!.
Lard has long been maligned as the unhealthiest fat to cook with – but a dietitian has revealed that it may actually be good for you.
Lard – which is made from pig fat – contains ‘good’ fats called monounsaturated fats that research has shown can help lower levels of ‘bad’ cholesterol, Jo Travers of the British Dietetic Association reveals on Monday night’s Food Unwrapped on Channel 4. Read more
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Dr. Joseph Mercola reveals how saunas can benefit your cardiovascular health and fitness.
Sweating is a biological imperative that has a wide range of health benefits. In fact, unless you have untreated hypothyroidism, sweating is one of the indicators that will tell you that you are effectively doing a high-intensity exercise. Science has shown sweating it out in a sauna can also help:1 Read more
Monday, February 26, 2018
Dr. Edward Group lists ten health and anti-aging benefits of astragalus root.
Astragalus root is an herb that’s tremendously important in traditional Chinese medicine. It is known for its many health benefits, especially its potential to slow the aging process. Research has revealed this herb may have the ability to encourage healthy function of the heart, lungs, kidneys, and liver. It has also been shown to support normal cholesterol and blood pressure and encourage a healthy response to psychological stress. Because of its many qualities, astragalus root is frequently used to enhance therapies for various health issues. Read more
Friday, February 23, 2018
Reading can help ease the symptoms of depression, according to multiple studies.
Many a bookworm will tell you that curling up with a paperback is a salve for the mind. And it seems scientists agree — with research suggesting reading can ease depression.
While it is not a cure, experts believe it is effective and could reduce the reliance on antidepressants in some cases. GPs in England dished out a record 64.7 million antidepressant prescriptions in 2016 for patients suffering with depression, anxiety and panic attacks. Read more
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Friday, February 16, 2018
Why do we sneeze? Dr. Joseph Mercola explains and also reveals why we should not stifle sneezes.
The tickle at the back of your nose lets you know that within seconds you’ll be sneezing. A sneeze is also called a sternutation. This explosive release of fluid and air from your lungs, mouth and nose is involuntary and many times your body’s response to irritants in your nasal cavity. Read more
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Monday, February 12, 2018
Friday, February 9, 2018
If you sometimes suffer from indigestion, try these four pre-meal tips before resorting to medication.
When you finish a meal, you want to feel satisfied and not bloated, gassy, or have to rush to the bathroom. If eating makes you feel uncomfortable after you’re done, that’s clearly a problem. There are a variety of reasons why a meal would make you feel poorly, such as food intolerances or even a digestive disorder. But oftentimes, it is our eating habits that lead to side effects post-meal. Read more
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
type 2 diabetes is a life-changing milestone in a person's life. It usually requires a change in lifelong habits. Exercise is recommended for anyone to stay healthy, but for diabetics, it is even more important. Exercise not only can help maintain an ideal body weight, it also helps to control blood sugar levels. However, active diabetics need to take extra care and precautions to make certain that they are getting enough fuel for their bodies so that their blood sugar does not drop dangerously low.
Monday, February 5, 2018
Drinking two pints of beer a day cuts Alzheimer’s risk - but six can cause it.
QUAFFING a couple of pints of beer a day boosts the brain and cuts the risk of getting Alzheimer’s, a study claims.Scientists say a small daily tipple reduces brain inflammation and flushes out harmful toxins. Read more
Friday, February 2, 2018
Scientists have discovered that vitamin D repairs and prevents damage to the heart caused by diabetes and high blood pressure.
Vitamin D is an 'inexpensive solution' to drugs as scientists discover the sunshine supplement repairs and prevents damage to the heart caused by diabetes and high blood pressure.
The sunshine supplement stimulates the production of nitric acid, which is involved in regulating blood flow and preventing the formation of blood clots, according to the first study of its kind. Read more
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
overweight, you can improve the management of your diabetes and your overall health by losing weight. It may seem like a daunting task if you have tried to lose weight in the past and have failed, but there are steps you can take and support you can use to help you reach your weight loss goals.
Monday, January 29, 2018
Dr. Joseph Mercola reveals how and why to use coconut oil daily - and not just for cooking and weight loss.
Despite the fact that more than 2,000 studies1 have been performed on coconut oil, demonstrating a wide range of benefits, it continues to be wrongfully vilified to this day, mainly because 90 percent of its fat content is saturated fat. However, saturated fats, and most particularly coconut oil, are an important part of the human diet. If you have bought into the media hype that saturated fats are unhealthy and will raise your risk of heart disease, it may be time to reconsider your position. Read more
Friday, January 26, 2018
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Monday, January 22, 2018
Performing a particular exercise can prevent back pain caused by running, says Emily Lunardo.
Running is a great way to exercise as it involves the entire body. It is easy to do and allows you to stay moving and take you places compared to other more stationary exercises. Unfortunately, because the whole body is being utilized, many runners may suffer from eventual chronic back pain caused by excessive stress on the body. Read more
Friday, January 19, 2018
Dr. Joseph Mercola shares the health benefits of drinking coffee and tea.
Just as you can make or break your health via the foods you choose at each meal, you can support or sabotage your well-being one beverage choice at a time. At one end of the spectrum would be soda — one of the absolute worst choices to drink. At the other, pure water — arguably the best for quenching your thirst and supporting optimal health.
For those times when you’re looking for something to savor and sip, an excellent alternative is coffee or tea, both of which have earned a solid spot among healthy beverages, with some caveats, however. Read more
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
control your diabetes with diet. Consistency comes from specific meal times and the same servings from the different food groups. Variety comes from trying as many different foods in the food groups as you can.
Friday, January 12, 2018
Jeremy Anderberg provides eleven steps to stop your snoring.
About half of all adults snore occasionally, and about a quarter snore regularly. While it’s sort of a funny topic, and often joked about in sitcoms, snoring can cause real issues in the bedroom. Whether it’s keeping you from getting the deep, restful sleep you need, or waking up your spouse at all hours (if they can get to sleep at all), snoring can create a boatload of tension. It’s worth your physical and relational health to try to get a handle on your noisy nighttime muffler. Read more
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
benefits from losing weight including managing blood glucose levels. No matter how beneficial losing weight is, however, it is still difficult for most diabetics to do.
Monday, January 8, 2018
Osteoporosis is a common health issue among the elderly, especially women. Here are nine tips to prevent bone loss.
Osteoporosis is a bone disease that commonly affects older women. In osteoporosis, bones become fragile and brittle, increasing the risk of breaks and fractures leading to disability and a lower quality of life.
In osteoporosis, the body’s ability to create more bone becomes limited, so more bone is being broken down than replaced. Read more
Friday, January 5, 2018
A woman who battled blood cancer for five years 'recovered after treating it with turmeric in the first recorded case of its kind.
A woman who battled blood cancer for years without success finally halted the disease with turmeric, it has been reported.
Dieneke Ferguson is now leading a normal life after giving up on gruelling treatments that failed to stop it. Read more