Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a very common health problem. While both men and women get UTIs, women are more prone to them. However, urinary tract infections can also lead to kidney infections and other complications if the bacteria spread to the kidneys or bloodstream. Continue reading
“Healthy” and seemingly innocuous items in your home may have hidden health risks
Antibacterial soap and toothpaste often contain harmful chemicals, and the former may increase antibiotic resistance Continue reading
Dry skin and fungus or yeast overgrowth are common causes of dandruff
Increasing your intake of omega-3 fats and reducing your intake of Continue reading
The organization responsible for the safety of flavor additives used in foods for Continue reading
Keeping a clean mouth isn’t just important for pleasant-smelling breath but also increases your chance of maintaining overall good health. Many studies have linked oral health to a variety of diseases and conditions, Continue reading
Acid reflux affects an estimated 50 percent of Americans. The hallmark symptom of acid reflux is “heartburn”—a burning sensation behind your breastbone that sometimes travels up your throat Continue reading
Acid reflux affects an estimated 50 percent of Americans. The hallmark symptom of acid reflux is “heartburn”—a burning sensation behind your breastbone that sometimes travels up your throat
Heartburn and acid reflux is Continue reading
Preventive measures to avoid getting bit by insects such as mosquitoes include: avoiding the outdoors at dawn and dusk—especially when sweaty—draining stagnant water sources, planting marigolds around your yard, installing bat boxes
The following can be used Continue reading
- Early intervention with minimally invasive dentistry can eliminate 80 percent of future dental interventions on the vast majority of patients
- By identifying hypocalcific areas and using a miniature air abrasion tip to clean out those pits, fissures and grooves, Continue reading
If you have never considered using a natural disinfectant – perhaps you should. Recent studies have shown that 40% of cleansers and disinfectants sold in stores are ineffective against germs and bacteria!
Noroviruses – the viruses responsible for more than half the cases of food poisoning and stomach flu – are only eliminated with bleach-based cleaners.
In the United States, 21 million people are infected every year with noroviruses.
Professor Julie Jean at Université Laval Agriculture and Food Sciences was part Continue reading
Baking soda has long been heralded as a multipurpose wonder. Even with this sort of reputation, there are still several ways most people haven’t even thought of that it can be used as a natural and inexpensive alternative to so many of the necessities we rely on every day.
It is prudent to choose a brand of baking soda which states it is aluminum free. Some brands may be contaminated with aluminum. Although some have the opinion that Continue reading
And I’ve seen some great success. But no injection therapy I’ve ever used took my breath away for its ease of use and effectiveness. That is until I saw the treatment I’m going to tell you about this month! Continue reading
In a world awash with pharmaceutical drugs for everything from dandruff to toenail fungus, it’s refreshing to have do-it-yourself home remedies and trusted old wives cures to heal a wide range of ailments. Baking soda is a staple in most homes and is useful for cooking, cleaning and in many home remedies. Although it’s safe when used as directed, baking soda can cause side effects. Read the warning section below and check with your healthcare practitioner before using baking soda home remedies.
Old wives cures Continue reading
As summer approaches, most people spend more time outdoors; and with that comes the chance of developing a poison ivy allergy. Oils from these devilish weeds are highly noxious, causing a long list of poison ivy allergy symptoms. Contact with a poison ivy plant can produce a red, swollen rash, blisters, pain, and unbearable itching. In addition there may be intense burning, inflammation, and fever. Continue reading
Mother Nature provides us several natural antihistamines, which relieve hay fever symptoms really effective, sometimes more effective than expensive medicines.
So, let’s look at a natural-herbal solution for hay fever problems:
Apple Cider Vinegar
First of all our old folk remedy, Apple Cider Vinegar, is extremely helpful in the prevention and treatment of allergy. Best is organic, raw, unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar with the ‘mother’.
Mix 1 tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar in a glass of water (250ml) and gulp the mixture at once. Continue reading