Sub Clinical Hypothyroidism: Fatigue, Depression or Weight Gain

Many people suffer from the symptoms associated with hypothyroidism. Some actually have this condition in a form that a doctor is likely to identify; some have unrelated conditions that can look like hypothyroidism but the majority have a condition referred to as subclinical hypothyroidism. This refers to a situation where the lab numbers are not […]

Key Principles of Detoxification

Toxic exposure is an unavoidable consequence of being alive. We are exposed to toxins in polluted air, polluted water, contaminated food, drugs and even from toxic byproducts of normal metabolic processes. As such, our bodies have elaborate and effective ways to break down and excrete these substances. Five so called emunctories offer a way to […]

Superbugs thrust medicine back to the Dark Ages

The Problem: Antibiotic resistance is giving rise to a class of bacteria now labeled “superbugs”. These common bacteria have developed resistance to just about all antibiotics currently on the market, making them almost impossible to treat. Common infections like staphylococcus aureus, tuberculosis, gonorrhoeae, helicobacter pylori and clostridium difficile are some of the most common. While most of these infections can […]

5 Reasons Coconut Oil May Improve Overall Brain Function

Coconut oil has made a resurgence in the health arena over the last few years and for good reason! There are many wonderful health benefits of coconut oil. One that is not often talked about is it’s ability to improve brain health. Here are 5 reasons why adding coconut oil into your daily regime may […]

How to Control Diabestes after 40

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Best Tips for Controlling Cholesterol

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Type 3 Diabetes: A Major Risk for Alzheimer’s

Many people feel powerless against the impending chances of developing this devastating disease of the brain.  Watching a loved one or friend experience this terrible disease is terrifying and there has been little shared from the medical community regarding how to reduce your chances of ending up with severe cognitive declines as we age. There […]

Bilberry Extract – An Important Antioxidant for the Eyes

As with most herbal supplements, the popularity of Bilberry goes back many hundreds of years, with recorded usages for medicinal purposes dating from the early 16th century. Traditionally, Bilberry (Vaccinium Myrtillus) was used as a treatment for diarrhea and dysentery with its astringent qualities being observed to reduce the inflammation associated with these and other […]

The Importance of Essential Fatty Acids

Essential Fatty Acids are needed to take part in virtually every function of our body. From our mental capacity to our daily energy, governing our growth rate, converting food into fuel for our bodies through oxidation, taking part in hemoglobin production and in damage prevention from the “hard fats”, the list could continue on and […]

Alpha Lipoic Acid and Diabetes

Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) is a powerful antioxidant that is currently being evaluated for its ability to treat a wide range of health problems. Anecdotal evidence and results from animal and laboratory studies indicate that alpha lipoic acid is likely to be highly effective in several areas, but more results from human clinical trials are […]

Obesity The Fastest Growing Health Concern

Over one third of Americans have at least one chronic health condition. And guess what the leading one is? Obesity. Close to 79 million adults are obese, resulting in an annual price tag of $147 billion in healthcare and related spending. Obesity is also the root cause of some of the leading chronic conditions, including […]

Evening Primrose Oil: An Essential Fatty Acid with Benefits

Evening Primrose Oil (EPO) is obtained from the seeds of the Evening Primrose plant (Oenothera biennis) which is cultivated in North America, Europe, and some regions of Asia. Historically, Native Americans used the plant both as a food and as a treatment for indigestion, hemorrhoids, sore throats, tonsillitis, and bruises. Scientists have isolated an essential […]

Reflux Disease – Tips for Managing Heartburn

Do you suffer from frequent heartburn? Here are a few tips for getting control over your heartburn and acid reflux disease. 1. Drink lots of water. 2. Eat more raw vegetables. 3. Do not eat for 3 hours before bedtime 4. Elevate the head of your bed 5. Check your medication- Ask your doctor if […]

Ginger- Natural Help for Motion Sickness and Nausea

Motion sickness is a common ailment associated with travel in cars, trains, planes, and boats. Its basis is largely unknown but is believed to be caused by a combination of inner ear disturbances and over-stimulation of the optic nerve due to either real or apparent movement. Even the increased popularity of computer games has brought […]

5 Reasons for Allergy in Winter

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