Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Get Hot! How Saunas Benefit Your Cardiovascular System

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

Astragalus Root: 10 Health and Anti-Aging Benefits

 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 Symptoms of Depression

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

Sneezing Facts and Fiction

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

Hypnosis for Migraine Relief

Hypnosis is not simply an entertainer’s trick to please and amuse audiences, nor is hypnosis magic. Subjects are not under a spell or in the thrall of the hypnotist who puts them into the trance. Hypnosis is an interactive process between the hypnotist and the subject. When hypnosis is used for therapeutic purposes, it is called hypnotherapy.

Friday, February 9, 2018

4 Pre-Meal Tips to Improve Digestion

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

Meal Planning for Active Diabetics

Being diagnosed with 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

Beer Protects the Brain, Study Claims

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

Vitamin D an Inexpensive Alternative to Heart Drugs, Say Scientists

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