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
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
A study found that acupressure is effective for reducing menstrual pain.
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