What causes an overactive bladder and what you can do to stop it!

Ask the Doctor—Overactive Bladder By Mark Hyman, MDQ I’m a healthy, athletic, middle-aged woman with a bathroom problem. I suddenly have the urge to “go” as many as a dozen times a day. What’s wrong with me? Overactive bladders can be more than a nuisance because they can interfere with living a normal life. While … Read more

5 ways to rid your joints of uric acid crystals and eliminate gout

While gout has been called “the disease of kings,” those afflicted feel anything but royal. This debilitating arthritic condition comes on suddenly when excessive uric acid in the blood crystalizes in the feet, ankles, wrists, fingers, or other joints and tissues. Gout attacks—considered to be among the most excruciating conditions—cause severe pain that can last … Read more

This powerful plant has been used in Asia for centuries to treat anything from cancer to diabetes

Bitter melon, or Goya, is commonly used for beneficial health reasons (you may also hear it referred to as Bitter Gourd, Karela, or Balsam Pear). The melon has an extremely bitter taste, but it is a helpful food. It looks like a cucumber but with ugly gourd-like bumps all over it. It thrives in hot … Read more