Heartburn, which affects as many as 60 million Americans each month, can be so intense that some have mistaken it for a heart attack. However, there are natural ways to reduce acid reflux that can also help you avoid potentially harmful side effects of prescription medications.
The extract from North American lowbush blueberries biotransformed with bacteria from the skin of the fruit has shown promising results in tests against obesity and high blood sugar, according to new research.
The average American is Vitamin D deficient and that deficiency is behind many of the diseases and ailments suffered by people of all ages, according to James E. Dowd, M.D., and Diane Stafford in their book, The Vitamin D Cure.
The book is written in simple prose and printed using large print, which makes it an easy read. And Dr. Dowd backs his hypothesis with real-life examples from his medical practice.
After treating his patients for years for the symptoms of muscle and joint pain, back pain, sleep disturbances, severe fatigue, muscle cramps and headaches, Dr. Dowd found himself dealing with some of those symptoms himself. As he began to try and diagnose the cause of his problems, he realized they began three years after he moved from Texas to Michigan.
Using an alternative treatment has been found to greatly improve symptoms for children dealing with functional abdominal pain.
According to new research, people across America are turning to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) more often in an effort to cure and prevent illness as well as preserve their well-being.
The list of reasons why parents may want to turn off the computer and send their kids outdoors has just grown longer, as a new study found obese youngsters are at a greater risk for developing allergies than their leaner peers.
Experts are saying the elderly with low muscle density have a higher likelihood of being hospitalized than those with a more moderate ratio.
With the hunting season approaching in some parts of the country, University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center has recently held an event to highlight the heart risks associated with the activity.
As there is growing evidence of the link between physical fitness and health at all stages of life, it may be welcome news that people can boost their exercise capacity by drinking beetroot extract.
New research suggests electro-acupuncture can benefit women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and lower the risk of metabolic disorders that often accompany the condition.