Integrative Medicine

Simplify Your Life: Audit for Better Health and Happiness in 15 Easy Steps

In our pursuit of the American Dream, most Americans are willing to put up with quite a bit. Very long work hours, sacrificing vacation time, missing out on milestones in their kids’ lives … and maybe even suffering from a few stress-related illnesses. You may very well have enough activities crammed into each day that […]

Aspirin: What are the Benefits, What are the Risks?

The first form of aspirin — today one of the most widely used drugs around — existed all the way back in the 5th century B.C., when the father of medicine, Hippocrates, used willow bark and leaves to relieve pain and reduce fever. It wasn’t until the 1820s, however, that scientists identified the active component […]

The Top 15 Signs of Heart Disease Everyone Needs to Know

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, which resulted in 29 percent of all U.S. deaths, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Meanwhile, more than one-third (37 percent) of adults reportedly have two or more of the six risk factors […]

How to Turn Your Bathroom, and Home, Into a Healthy, Soothing Spa Sanctuary

Modern day life is full of stressors — work stress, deadlines, and family demands. Long-term exposure to stress can lead to serious health problems such as high blood pressure, a suppressed immune system, increased risk of heart attack and stroke, infertility problems and even accelerated aging. A comprehensive economic survey posted in The Washington Post […]

Can Copper Wreak Havoc on Your Body? Studies Reveal How Copper Imbalances Cause Mood Disorders, ADHD, Anger Problems and More

It’s no secret that America is renowned for being the pill-popping “Prozac Nation” trying to medicate its problems with a host of ‘miracle drugs’ that constitute a billion-dollar industry. But you may be surprised to learn mood disorders — in addition to a host of other disorders, like anxiety disorders, behavioral disorders, ADHD and more […]

Flu Epidemic: A Nasal Cleansing a Day May Keep the Doctor Away

What happens when you don’t feel well… Nasal Congestion; Sinus Headaches; Sinus-drip… When you begin to feel sick… what do you do and what can you do… without taking drugs… what natural remedy historically has been used by as many as a billion people every day? Simple Inexpensive Painless Nasal Cleansing (without toxic Drugs), known […]

How Adults (and Teenagers!) Can Avoid Acne and Pimples

Acne is often thought of as one of the rites of passage of being a teenager — one that, fortunately, you get to grow out of. Yet, acne does not always disappear once you reach your 20s and beyond. “Despite the fact that adult acne tends to be generally milder than teenage acne, this common […]

Stomach Pain? Here are the 9 Most Common Sources and What to Do

Stomach pain is incredibly common, impacting just about everyone at one point or another. Sometimes, such as if you’ve just eaten a giant bowl of spicy chili, the cause is obvious. Others, and more often, you may have no idea what’s causing the pain. Because your abdomen houses numerous organs (your stomach, small intestine, colon, […]

11 Unexpected Things That Are Making You Fat

 Add to your list below the endless series of things that make you fat, many of which have to do with architectural planning and design. TreeHugger.com compiled this excellent list, which contains numerous waist-expanding phenomena you probably hadn’t thought of … Click here to read more.

Why Most New Year’s Resolutions Fail and How to Re-Set Your Resolutions NOW For Success

How many times have you vowed to lose 20 pounds starting with the New Year or said that this was the year you were going to cut back on your drinking or quit smoking once and for all? After celebrating on New Year’s Eve and using it as the last hurrah to overindulge, most people […]

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