With hormone replacement therapy (HRT) increasingly discredited, healthcare providers have become supportive of the use of the black cohosh extract as an alternative to treat menopausal symptoms, according to a new study.
A Chinese exercise that has been described as "the secret to anti-aging," medical tai chi is proving increasingly popular in the U.S.
Activated vitamin D or vitamin D3 or sunshine is directly related to bone health and muscle health. It is, in fact, its main job. And a deficiency in vitamin D3 is causing larger numbers of adults to develop conditions such as osteomalacia and osteoporosis. Find out the facts about the importance of vitamin D3 and what it means for your bone and muscle health when you read this article…
Lifestyle and dietary changes, like regular consumption of cherries, may help manage the inflammation, stiffness and pain related to arthritis.
Folic acid, also known as vitamin B9, may suppress allergic reactions and alleviate the severity of allergy and asthma symptoms, according to a new study.
The idea of losing our memory is terrifying. You are cut off from life even though you may be physically healthy, and your world is completely changed. Most of the time, memory loss seems to correspond with advancing age and a diminishing or loss of hormones—usually thyroid hormones, growth hormones and sex hormones. And there is a direct connection between low thyroid function and heart disease. But there are ways to combat these problems—naturally and effectively—as you will find out when you read this article…
Acupuncture may offer hope to some 80 percent of the people who receive general anesthesia and experience severe nausea as a result, according to a new study.
Patients treated with radiation for head and neck cancer often experience severe dry mouth (xerostomia), but new research shows biweekly acupuncture may bring relief.
Varicose veins, which affect some 12 million people in America, can lead to health complications and often present aesthetic challenges. However, many health practitioners have suggested natural remedies have beneficial effects and may help avoid surgery.
Most Americans are addicted to that sweet and dangerous toxin known as sugar. High blood sugar levels is a hallmark of aging and disease, so don’t eat sugar and refined carbohydrates. Sugar in any form causes high insulin. And any carbohydrate in any form other than fiber is eventually metabolized by the body into sugar. When our sugar consumption pushes over fasting 10 IU/ml, we begin to become sugar burners instead of fat burners—and weight and health problems begin. What can we do about it? Read this article to find out…