Integrative Medicine

How to Heal Surgical and Other Wounds Fast with Less Scarring

Wounds, whether due to injury or surgery, can exact a great toll on your quality of life if they do not heal quickly and completely. And, whether you realize it or not, there’s a lot more to wound healing than Band-Aids and antibiotic ointment. In fact, to really understand the mechanisms behind how to best […]

The Antacid Epidemic: The Real Truth Behind the Pills

Every year, millions of Americans are prescribed strong antacids to treat common conditions such as heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastritis, indigestion among many others. Generic Prilosec, an antacid drug, was actually the sixth most-prescribed drug in the United States in 2010, with over 53 million prescriptions written that year alone (and that does not […]

How to Overcome America’s Most Overlooked Disease: Allergies

It’s true that home is where the heart is … but home is also the breeding ground for numerous indoor allergens that come in all colors and forms. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, one out of every five Americans suffers from some form of indoor or outdoor allergen such as food, […]

11 Power Foods to Boost Your Immunity

You wake up with a scratchy throat, body aches and an overall run-down feeling and immediately begin to think of ways to knock out whatever virus is looming so you can make it to work the next day or enjoy the upcoming weekend with your family. Before heading out the grocery store to pick up […]

Should You be Worried About Chinese drywall? What it is, and Why Thousands of Homeowners’ Health May be at Risk

Contaminated drywall from China, used to build more than 60,000 homes in at least a dozen states, may be emitting toxic levels of chemical pollutants like sulfur into new homes. More than 500 million pounds of potentially tainted Chinese building materials may have been imported into the United States, particularly to Florida, at the height […]

10 Foods that Keep Your Arteries Clean

Your arteries are blood vessels that transport oxygen and nutrients from your heart to the rest of your body. In order for this important process to occur, your arteries should be flexible, strong, elastic and clear of any deposits. However, over time deposits of fatty substances, cholesterol, cellular waste products, calcium and other substances can […]

Is Sitting Bad for Your Health … and Waistline? What the Surprising Research Reveals

As you read this, you’re probably sitting — a motion done by all of us countless times a day. We sit to eat, to work, to relax, to converse, to socialize … to engage in infinite moments of our lives. Yet as research would have it, this very simple and often necessary act could be […]

How to Trim Your Tummy … And Why You Should

Most people are now well aware of the health benefits of keeping their weight within a certain ideal range. This is conventionally measured by BMI, or body mass index, a standard for measuring your weight-to-height ratio. But here’s something you may not know… You may be carrying unhealthy excess pounds even if your BMI and […]

Your Odds of Dying Too Early? What is “Normal” Aging, and How Can You Help Slow Down the Clock?

What is your ideal target age to live to? Many people today live to and past 100. We all want to live a healthy life filled with happiness and no regrets. We will share how to live your life healthier now and at a higher quality of life with less potential ill concerns for many […]

Are Metals in Food Harming Your Child’s Behavior?

Metals and other elements in your child’s food could be contributing to aggressive or anti-social behavior in children, according to Neil Ward, professor of chemistry at the University of Surrey in the UK, and a lead researcher in the field. While excessive amounts of metal in food can clearly be dangerous, strong evidence now shows […]

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