If you drank coffee in the last week, you NEED to read this!

People who drink lots of coffee (5 cups or more per day) are more likely to get headaches, says a new study in The Journal of Headache and Pain. But going cold turkey can mean mood swings, irritability, and (yes) more headaches. Catherine Ziegler, a San Francisco nutritionist, tells us how to kick the coffee … Read more

5 natural ingredients you need to start using the second you notice a cold sore

Cure and prevent unsightly cold sores, naturally. From a distance, it could pass for smudged lipstick, but up close, it looks painful— and even a little embarrassing. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) and are spread by exchanging saliva with someone who’s infected. The painful cold sores (also called fever blisters) … Read more

Yoga therapist: 100% of patients had lower risk of heart attack and cholesterol by doing this

Having a broken heart can be more than just hard luck; it might put you at greater risk for a host of heart issues. Cardiovascular disease is the nation’s No. 1 killer and affects 6.4 million Americans, according to the American Heart Association. As more clinical studies are being done to research how emotional states … Read more

8 ways to look and feel 10 years younger

No one wants to “be old,” but since we lack an acceptable alternative, maybe we should focus on growing old well. Turns out it’s our choice to make. We all know someone—a parent, grandparent, or neighbor—who seems to defy all the stereotypes about old people. Active, vibrant, engaged—they seem ageless as they go about their … Read more

21 ways to get rid of a headache instantly without taking any medication or pills

Migraines can put a major cramp on your day. Here’s some information that can help you relieve your pain naturally. You know that feeling…a dull hammer tapping inside your head that turns into a jackhammer? You may be sensitive to light. Simple background noise becomes as unbearable as nails dragging across a chalkboard. Even moving … Read more

The connection between heart health and Alzheimer’s that nobody talks about

National Public Radio’s Daniel Schorr is the kind of guy who would make any aging news junkie stand up and cheer. On July 19, 2006, Schorr turned 90, yet he still performs at an undiminished level in one of the most demanding jobs in today’s media. He began his career at CBS News in 1953 … Read more

How to heal 5 different major health conditions by treating your gut

Simone Hunter waged a serious battle against irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) for the past ten years. “I got cramps, I had painful gas with constipation, and the bloating was terrible,” she says. “Just the thought of being out of the house and away from a bathroom made me tense. I was totally miserable.” Unfortunately, her … Read more

Are You at Risk for Autoimmune Disease?

Current perspectives consider a much wider segment of the population at risk. As amazing as our bodies are, we cannot completely withstand the constant assault posed by unhealthy diet, stress, and exposure to environmental toxins. Rising from modern lifestyles, these factors contribute to several of America’s serious health epidemics—and autoimmune disease is rising to the top … Read more

8 things every woman needs to start doing right now to lower breast cancer risk

According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight US women will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives. This staggering stat could equal two members of your soccer team, three women in your yoga class, or five faces you see in a busy sushi joint. Fortunately, there are several natural ways to … Read more