In last week’s article you learned why constipation is a major, yet subtle contributor to heart disease, cancer, arthritis, diabetes, skin aging, and other chronic illnesses. In this article I want you to understand what causes constipation so you can reverse it, or at least treat it safely. Your health really depends on it… Contributors […]
If you have a problem with stress… and keep putting off learning how to deal with it in a healthy way… you may be making it easier for cancer to spread throughout your body. Researchers have found that when mice are exposed to chronic, ongoing stress, their lymphatic systems undergo physical changes that make it […]
My family is proud of our Irish heritage and love to share our culinary traditions with friends — especially on St. Patty’s day. And since it’s just around the corner, I have decided to share my grandmother’s recipe for colcannon with you. Of all the dishes she used to make, Irish colcannon is by far my […]
We’re just starting to learn more and more about concussions and their long-term affects on our health. Mark Underwood discusses recent studies that indicate an much higher risk in Alzheimer’s disease in people that had one or more concussions at a younger age. What do you think, do these lead to Alzheimer’s later on in […]
A chronic condition that could wreak havoc on your digestive system, Crohn’s disease may be better controlled with the help of natural remedies and alternative therapies.
Seasonal transitions are not always easy even for the healthiest of people. During the winter, the days are getting shorter, Vitamin D is in short supply, and we tend to hide in our homes and experience less socialization, all because of the cold winds and snow that evades us during the winter months. Maintaining balance through […]
What is fatigue? Fatigue is the feeling of mental and physical exhaustion, commonly experienced as asymptom of cancer and a side effect of its treatment, especially radiation therapy. Unlike the normal fatigue you encounter in everyday life, this fatigue is long-lasting and might not be cured with the rest. Radiotherapy fatigue related to cancer can seriously interrupt your daily routine by making […]
Many people now think that regular consumption of artificial sweeteners is not healthy. Tiffany Wright, Ph.D., The Skinny Coach, discusses three reasons why artificial sweeteners are not allowed on her plans. They’re likely three things you didn’t know about artificial sweeteners!
Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) Soothes the stomach A mild, relaxing tea with a delicate flavor, it contains oils that relax the smooth muscles in the stomach. Three cups daily will ease indigestion, irritable bowel problems, and colitis. Choose 100 percent pure chamomile flowers with a strong, fresh apple aroma. Use 1 tablespoon of flowers per cup […]
Do you have an older parent? Are you worried about them falling? Leslie Kernisan, MD, shares the ways geriatricians prevents falls and the approaches used to assess fall risks in seniors.Fall Risks and SeniorsSeniors and families are often quite worried about falls, and with good reason. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 1-in-3 […]