There are two kinds of stomach acid—the good and the bad. The good is called hydrochloric acid (HCl), and the bad is called organic acids of fermentation. When there is not enough of the good HCl to digest food, the bad organic acids of fermentation appear to cause all the trouble—and if you’re age 50 or older, you’re deficient of good HCl. Find out what to do—and not to do—when you read this article…
Rip Esselstyn, a Texas firefighter, has teamed up with his father who is a retired surgeon to launch his engine colleagues on the path to good health.
Besides the stress-reducing benefits, new research has also linked meditation to temporary improvement in visuospatial abilities.
As anxieties associated with the bad economy are adding to the stresses of daily life, health experts have suggested powerful natural techniques that can help people get through difficult periods.
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…