Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is something we’ve all experienced at some point in our lives. However, if persistent, hypoglycemia can be a sign of more severe conditions, such as diabetes and even arthritis. So what exactly is hypoglycemia—and how do we tackle something that has existed for ages? I believe we should take an integrative approach to treating hypoglycemia by targeting imbalances in the body to help sustain blood sugar levels and maintain better overall health.
7 Natural Supplements for Prostate Health
The prostate gland is crucial to men’s health. In fact, the word itself, is Greek in origin and defined as “one standing before” or “protector”. Positioned between the bladder and the colon, the prostate's main function is to secrete a clear, alkaline fluid to help transport sperm during ejaculation. The alkalinity helps to neutralize the acidity of the vagina, protecting the sperm and increasing the chance for fertilization to occur.
Arthritis Pain, Turmeric and Boswellia
Arthritis is a condition that has affected humans since the beginning of time. Symptoms usually start as early as age 40 for those afflicted and progress as we age.
Natural Therapies for Asthma
Asthma is an inflammatory lung disease that occurs when the muscles surrounding the lung tissues constrict. Worldwide, 300 million people are affected while almost 250,000 people die from complications of the condition annually. Asthma can cause symptoms like wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath.
Why Spices Can Help with Inflammation
Spices can do more than just add flavor to a dish: They can be powerful tools to reduce inflammation in the body. These five spices are superstars at potentially lowering the body's inflammatory markers and promoting the formulation of proteins that fight swelling. With new products appearing on the market every year with lots of hype promising to reduce inflammation, it's great to know that these simple kitchen staples have been used for centuries around the world to combat inflammation.
Natural Approaches and Supplements to Reduce Anxiety
We are all probably a little more wired to stress than we used to be, and it shows: anxiety disorders affect more than 40 million Americans, and global rates of anxiety and anxiety-related disorders have risen nearly 50% in the last two decades, according to the World Health Organization. Women are twice as likely to suffer from anxiety as men.
How to Stop Hair Loss Causes Naturally
Hair loss has a strong genetic component. Research has shown that androgenetic alopecia, or AGA, is partially or heavily influenced by genetics and tied to gender. This means that males can pass the baldness trait directly to their male offspring. While the vast majority of alopecia causes are genetic, there is also an environmental aspect.
Top 15 Supplements for Better Vision
Of our five senses, vision the most cherished. Eye health is a very important component of our overall health. Healthy eyes not only affect how you see but also how you feel about your environment and those around you. It has been said, “The eyes are a window to the soul”. While I agree, I would also suggest “The eyes are a window to one’s overall health including heart health, brain health and happiness”.
The Benefits of Nattokinase for Sinus Health
Chronic nasal and sinus inflammation or chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is one of the most common chronic diseases in adults. It is characterized by persistent symptomatic inflammation of the nasal mucosa and sinuses. A new study indicates that nattokinase, an enzyme from Nattō, a traditional fermented food from Japan can produce incredibly powerful effects in improving this condition. The breakthrough is that CRS does not tend to respond to conventional drugs, but may respond to nattokinase.
20 Natural Approaches to Improving Digestion
We have all felt symptoms of dyspepsia, an uncomfortable feeling in the stomach, at one time or another. It may be associated with indigestion, a sour stomach, acid reflux, or GERD—also known gastroesophageal reflux, which causes an acid-like, burning sensation in the stomach or, perhaps, throat. Dyspepsia can also be caused by gastritis, an inflammation of the stomach. The bacteria Helicobacter pylori (h. pylori) is believed to be the main risk factor for developing stomach ulcers and even stomach cancer, is frequently present in many who suffer from gastritis.
10 Essential Oils for Respiratory Infections
The common cold is the most frequent infection a person will ever encounter, and it is estimated that there are more than 220 different cold viruses that infect humans. After exposure, it normally takes one to three days for illness to start— duration of a cold is usually seven days, but in some cases, it can last several weeks. The same virus never infects the same person twice, and while there is no cure for the common cold, there are ways to prevent infection, using natural treatments.
16 Natural Remedies for a Healthy Heart
Heart disease is a leading killer in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Unfortunately, as more countries adopt the Western lifestyle in place of their ancestral diets, heart disease will continue to progress.
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