How to Eliminate a Panic Attack!

How to deal with a panic attack

I think I’m having a panic attack, but I don’t want to take anti-anxiety drugs. I’ve heard bad things about them. Is there anything natural I can do? If you are having a panic attack, you typically experience rapid heart rate, shortness of breath, sweating, trembling, tightness in the throat, dizziness, and nausea. If that … Read more

Tips to prevent acne breakouts this holiday season

tips to prevent acne

Extra stress during the holidays—from activities like shopping, social commitments, and traveling—increases cortisol in the body, which can lead to more oil production and, ultimately, a pesky pimple. Try these tips to maintain your health and decrease acne breakouts during this holiday season. Sleep schedule, interrupted. Late parties, staying out with family, or last minute shopping … Read more

Yoga Can Ease PMS Issues

Can yoga help PMS

Premenstrual syndrome—better known as PMS—includes at least 150 different symptoms that run the gamut from irritability and fatigue to backaches and bloating, from herpes outbreaks and crying jags to insomnia, sugar cravings, and migraines. In order to alleviate what ayurvedic physicians call a woman’s monthly dysfunction, it helps to understand what causes it in the … Read more

Natural ways to prevent and cure Candida

If you’ve ever had a vaginal yeast infection, you’re all too familiar with the telltale symptoms that make it so miserable: itching, burning, swelling, painful urination, and an unpleasant white discharge. The majority of yeast infections result from an overgrowth of Candida albicans, a fungal organism that naturally inhabits the vagina, gastrointestinal tract, and skin … Read more

Eating Dairy Cheese May Protect Against Sodium-Related Health Risks

Should you eat dairy cheese?

Besides being a good source of calcium, consuming dairy cheese instead of other sodium-laden foods may actually protect against some of sodium’s effects on the cardiovascular system, such as high blood pressure, according to researchers at Penn State. The researchers say the protection comes from antioxidant properties of dairy proteins in cheese. “This is a … Read more

Can Diet Impact Migraine Headaches?

Eliminating that morning ‘Cup of Joe,’ consuming processed foods high in nitrites or monosodium glutamate (MSG) and enjoying too much alcohol are potential triggers for headaches, says Vincent Martin, MD, professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine. There are two different approaches to preventing headaches with … Read more

Heal Canker Sores Naturally

How to resolve canker sores

Even life’s loveliest pleasures, like eating and kissing, lose their appeal when you’ve got  a canker sore. No need to swallow your pain, however. New research in General Dentistry reports that licorice-root extract can heal canker sores naturally. Unlike cold sores that appear on your lips (contagious, fluid-filled blisters caused by the herpes-simplex virus), canker sores … Read more