My doctor just diagnosed me with diverticulitis. What does this mean, and how can I treat this condition naturally? Diverticular diseases have become very common in the US, especially among the over-50 set, so you’re certainly not alone. People often develop diverticulosis, a condition characterized by small, pouch-like herniations called diverticula in the lining of … Read moreWhat is diverticulosis? What does it look like (pictures)?
Health resolutions are often hard to keep, but if better health is your goal, here’s an easy way to fulfill your resolution and reap big rewards: Dark greens such as kale, chard, collards, broccoli, asparagus, Brussels sprouts, and romaine lettuce are arguably among the healthiest foods you can eat. And as an added bonus … Read moreEAT WAY MORE DARK LEAFY GREEN VEGETABLES!
Hair Loss in Women: A Crisis of Vanity and Sanity You’ve seen the infomercials. You’ve clipped the ads with before and after photos. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia (finasteride) are two treatments for hair loss. Before I tell you why I don’t think you should be in a rush to slime your hair follicles every day … Read moreReverse Hair Loss Using Everyday Tips
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 moreTips to prevent acne breakouts this holiday season
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
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 moreYoga Can Ease Menstrual Issues
In order for the body to operate properly, every organ needs to be at the top of its game and performing ideally. This is especially true for the liver, an organ located in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, secured by the ribs. Here are a few tips to identify liver disease. The liver gets … Read moreHow to recognize you may have of liver disease
We know beyond any doubt stress can be detrimental to our health, and the fact is that record numbers of us are now reporting feeling stressed. It might be work-related, family issues or simply having a lot on our plates, but stress is something we need to combat if we are to lead healthy, happy … Read moreReduce Stress With These Simple Breathing Exercises
Your Heart: An Overview Your heart is a hollow muscle, made of two pumps side by side. Each pump has two chambers: the atrium and the ventricle. Your heart is responsible for pumping blood (and oxygen and nutrients) to all parts of your body. Once the blood is ready to be re-oxygenated, it moves through … Read moreThese 8 Signs May Predict Heart Disease
Vitamin B6 is a water soluble vitamin that plays a role in over 100 different reactions in the body. It is needed to help make amino acids, the building blocks of proteins and hundreds of cellular functions. It can also be used to make niacin (Vitamin B3) from the amino acid tryptophan. Vitamin B6 deficiency can … Read moreTop 10 Vitamin B6 Foods