Who Are The Wellness Whistleblowers?

wellness_whistleblowersOver the last year, the revelations and news media coverage of Edward Snowden have firmly lodged the word ‘whistleblower’ in the minds of not only Americans, but people all over the world. With Snowden’s recent Nobel Peace Prize nomination, it signals public opinion is very much behind those that expose the truth.

A whistleblower is defined as a person who ‘exposes misconduct, alleged dishonest or Continue reading

7 Homemade Cough Remedies That Work

honeyIf you or a family member comes down with a cold, one of the most aggravating symptoms can be a persistent cough.  It can last for as little as an afternoon or extend to several days, and the insatiable chest itch and the associated pain from constant coughing can ruin almost any experience.  But before reaching for a drug-based cough syrup, Continue reading

Turmeric: A Wellness Promoting Tonic at Low Doses, Research Reveals

wellness_promoting_effects_curcumin_low_doseOver the years, there has been plenty of research performed on the value of natural substances in treating human diseases, but very little has been conducted on the effects of commonly used supplements and/or food components such as spices in already healthy people to improve their well-being. Continue reading

Lime Juice and 8 Other Natural Ways to Quit Smoking

stop_smoking_naturallyCompelling reasons to stop smoking far outnumber effective ways to do so. Even with recent revelations that tobacco is contaminated with the highly carcinogenic radioisotope polonium-210, the addictive hold it maintains on millions of smokers worldwide who already know it causes premature death and cancer is far more powerful than Continue reading

Introducing Psycho-biotics! Probiotics Considered an Alternative Treatment for Depression

probioProbiotics are anything but new. In fact, it was in 1908 that Russian scientist Élie Metchnikoff first noted that rural Europeans who consistently drank fermented milk lived longer.

Most people have now seen the word so many times in ads for yogurt, dietary aides, Continue reading

How the Buteyko Breathing Method Can Improve Your Health and Fitness

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The Buteyko Breathing Method is a powerful approach for reversing health problems associated with improper breathing, the most common of which are overbreathing and mouthbreathing, including poor sleep and sleep apnea

When you stop mouth breathing and learn to bring your breathing volume Continue reading

Biophotons: The Human Body Emits, Communicates with, and is Made from Light

Biophotons: The Human Body Emits, Communicates with, and is Made from LightIncreasingly science agrees with the poetry of direct human experience:  we are more than the atoms and molecules that make up our bodies, but beings of light as well. Biophotons are emitted by the human body, can be released through mental intention, Continue reading

Testosterone Therapy May Actually Increase Your Risk of Stroke, Heart Attack and Death

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After age 30, a man’s testosterone levels begin to decline and continue to do so as he ages, leading to symptoms such as decreased sex drive, erectile dysfunction, depressed mood, and difficulties with concentration and memory

Conventional treatment for Continue reading

Plant Based Radiation Protection: Tulsi

Plant Based Radiation Protection: TulsiIt’s a radioactive world

Radioactivity is a natural part of our environment and everyone is continually exposed to ionizing radiation from a vast array of natural sources such as the sun and radioactive elements within the earth. However, since Henri Becquerel and Madame Curie first described radioactivity at the turn of last century, humans have continued to concentrate natural radiation sources and use them for medical diagnosis and therapy, food preservation, power generation and the production of nuclear weapons.

Concentrated sources of Continue reading

Turmeric Superior to Chemical Mouthwash In Improving Oral Health

Since ancient times, turmeric has been used for remedying oral ailments, among other therapeutic applications too numerous to count.[1] Consider that plants like turmeric were first eaten for thousands of years before our species ever devised the modern day oddity of encapsulated or tableted extracts that could be swallowed without significant oral contact.  It is only logical, Continue reading

Flaxseed Found to Help Treat High Blood Pressure

One of the least expensive sources of omega-3 and other beneficial nutrients, flax seeds, has recently been tested for reducing high blood pressure (HBP).

Researchers in Canada performed the first known published trial of flax seeds for HBP in humans after reviewing tests with positive HBP reduction in animals. Their human trial also showed significant HBP reduction.

The CDC has reported that over 60% of folks with HBP are using pharmaceutical medications for hypertension. Continue reading

NSAID Painkillers Found To Deplete Vitamin B-6 Levels

NSAID Painkillers Found To Deplete Vitamin B-6 LevelsNew research has determined that COX-inhibitors, which include numerous NSAIDs – Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs – reduce Vitamin B-6 levels within the body.

The study, published in the  Continue reading

The Weird New Food That Can Prevent Arthritis

Food versus medicine is a battle that’s been waged for decades or more, but it’s been picking up in the last number of years. People like you are looking for alternative, safe treatments to health conditions without having to rely on the unknowns of pharmaceuticals.

In many cases we’ve seen natural remedies provide the same results, Continue reading

Herbal Medicine Alters Genes, Cell Mitosis and Epigenome

Herbal Medicine Alters Genes, Cell Mitosis and EpigenomeGenetics researchers from Taiwan’s National Central University have determined that over a third of herbal medicines used in Traditional Chinese Medicine  – and nearly all leading therapeutic herbs – alter our genes or Continue reading

Having Anxiety Disorders? Try Kava Extract

Your heart’s racing… sweat’s dripping down your face… you’re tingling from your fingertips to your toes.

And, no, you’re not having sex — in fact, I’m betting sex is the Continue reading