Lighten age spots to reveal a youthful glow

Aging provides plenty of perks—greater confidence, more wisdom, and discounted movie tickets, to name a few. But growing older also brings a few downsides: age spots, for instance, which boldly advertise your senior status. Age spots—benign, flat areas of hyperpigmentation—usually pop up on the hands and face, most commonly on the forehead. These tan, brown, … Read moreLighten age spots to reveal a youthful glow

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 moreNatural ways to prevent and cure Candida

How to Treat Eczema Naturally

Eczema on a hand

Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition characterized by redness, dryness, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. More than 30 million people in the US are affected by this skin condition. Eczema is common in infants and children, with as many as 1 in 4 school-aged children suffering from the disease. Additionally, the risk of developing … Read moreHow to Treat Eczema Naturally

What Causes Chronic Fatigue

Do you often find yourself feeling sluggish and exhausted? Maybe it’s a struggle to get out of bed every morning because you just don’t feel rested. While it’s normal to feel tired every now and then, a constant state of fatigue could indicate an underlying problem. Fatigue is one of the most common complaints that … Read moreWhat Causes Chronic Fatigue

Heal Thyself—Beating the Sugar Blues

Across the nation, an estimated 20 million people—7 percent of the US population—have diabetes. As many as 40 million more teeter on the edge of the illness and are classified as pre-diabetic—meaning they have insulin resistance and higher-than-normal blood sugar levels that indicate they’re heading toward diabetes. But even for pre-diabetics, the disease isn’t inevitable: … Read moreHeal Thyself—Beating the Sugar Blues

Do you take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills?

People who take pills to lower their blood pressure often take other drugs that reduce the pills’ effectiveness, a recent study suggests. Researchers studied data on 521,028 adults prescribed blood pressure pills for the first time and 131,764 people taking at least four different pills to lower their blood pressure. Roughly 18 percent were also … Read moreDo you take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills?

Coconut Oil as Sunscreen- does it work?

We cook with it, feed it to our pets, slather it onto our face and bodies, the list goes on and on. If you’re making the shift towards a more natural beauty routine, you’ve probably got coconut oil on that list. With all of the dangers found in chemical-laden beauty products, it’s no wonder a product like … Read moreCoconut Oil as Sunscreen- does it work?