Monday, May 30, 2011

You Can Ignore Most Dietary Advice If You Follow 4 Simple Steps

Are you confused by the often contradictory health and dietary advice you find in the media? One day you read that carrots cause cancer, jaundice, and baldness. Then, a year later a new study comes out saying that if you don't eat a bunch of carrots every day, you'll die an early, painful death. Dr. Joseph Mercola says you can ignore most of the dietary advice you get from conventional channels if you follow four simple steps:
... Folks, whether you live in the US, the UK, or elsewhere, the current madness appears to be Universal... So, what's the answer?

Quite simply, you need to start thinking for yourself, and ignore much, if not most, of the health- and dietary advice you get through the conventional channels. Fortunately, "eating healthy" is actually far easier than most people think. Here's a quick and dirty summary: Read more

Friday, May 27, 2011

5 Natural Remedies for Urinary Infections

Urinary tract infections can be irritating and painful, but medical treatment isn't always necessary. Sometimes, natural remedies can relieve the symptoms.while preventing a more serious infection from setting in.
Home treatment for a urinary tract infection (UTI) is often enough to resolve the problem if the right methods are used consistently. In fact, using natural methods to treat a urinary tract infection at the first sign of symptoms may help prevent a more serious infection from setting in.

Symptoms of a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Common symptoms of a urinary tract infection include:

- urge to urinate more often
- decreased quantity of urine passed
- pain during and after urination ( usually a burning or stinging sensation)

Symptoms of a serious urinary tract infection include nausea, fever, vomiting and constant pain in the abdominal region. If you experience these serious, please consult a professional.

Natural Home Remedies for a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Read more

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Try Probiotics for Your Health!

Many unpleasant health problems can be rectified easily with probiotics, says Margaret Durst.
Acidophilus and other probiotics are familiar to many. Probiotics are the healthy bacteria that inhabit our gut. The average healthy person has 4-5 pounds of these critters in their intestinal tract.

The word “probiotic” means “for life”. Probiotics have several functions that enhance our lives and are essential to good health. These include synthesizing vitamins B complex and K, enhancing immune function by crowding out yeast and parasites, producing enzymes, helping regulate blood cholesterol, improving digestion and colon function, and helping to prevent certain types of cancer.

Probiotics are important because many things can upset the delicate balance in our intestinal tract. These include use of antibiotics, steroids, oral contraceptives, radiation, chlorinated water, refined sugar, poor diet, poor digestion, constipation, stress, etc. Read more

Monday, May 23, 2011

10 Home Remedies for Acid Reflux

For fast-acting relief and long-term results, try these home remedies for acid reflux, says Edward Group.
Acid reflux is not a nice feeling. Food and acid splash into the esophagus (the muscular tube that takes food after swallowing into the stomach) causing uncomfortable reactions from belching to heartburn and in some severe cases, chest pains. Some individuals have experienced pain so intense they thought they were having a heart attack.

If a person experiences acid reflux on a regular basis, the acids will irritate the esophagus and this can advance to scarring, ulceration, inflammation and hemorrhaging.

According to authors and doctors F. Balch, M.D. and Mark Stengler, N.D., if acid reflux persists for a very long period of time is may even lead to esophageal cancer.

Here are a few of my favorite home remedies for acid reflux: Read more