Oregano – The Powerful Bacteria-Killing Herb That With the Highest Known Source of Antioxidants

oreganoOregano – an herb with an estimated 4 times the concentration of antioxidants as blueberries, 12 times that of oranges, 30 times that of potatoes and 42 times that of apples. It is well known as the most powerful antibiotic, which provides lots of healing properties.

The super oil of oregano has been used as a natural remedy in many ways, and it should be diluted before using: Continue reading

Homemade Ginger Ale Recipe that Relieves Migraines

GINGERAccording to the National Headache Foundation, more than 29.5 million Americans are suffering from migraines. If you have this illness, you may feel pain on one or both sides of the head sometimes, and the pain will become worse with the physical activity. Some people even vomiting when the migraines is serious. Continue reading

Magnesium: An Invisible Deficiency That Could Be Harming Your Health

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Only about 25 percent of US adults are getting the recommended daily amount of magnesium (and even that may not be enough)

Magnesium deficiency may trigger 22 medical conditions, from anxiety to diabetes Continue reading

How to Lose Weight by Identifying Hidden Sugars in Your Diet

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A new book reveals how and where sugars are hidden in your diet, and provides practical tips on how to wean yourself from this pernicious ingredient that will decimate your health Continue reading

The Oft-Ignored Link between Mental Illness and Hypothyroid Disease

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Thyroid hormone is critical for your mitochondrial function

When thyroid hormone is deficient or poorly functioning, you may experience symptoms ranging from fatigue and constipation, to hair loss, Continue reading

A Gluten for Punishment: the Whole Grain Assault on Health

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Among thoughtful and informed medical providers and public alike, there is an ongoing transition toward recognizing adverse health effects from grains as being common and normal rather than rare and abnormal.  Not all medical providers, of course, support this Continue reading

Sneakers for Crohn’s Disease Sufferers

sneakerEvery Crohn’s disease sufferer should invest in a good pair of sneakers because this gut-wrenching bowel disease can have you wearing out your shoes sprinting to the toilet several times a day.

The symptoms of Crohn’s are like a gastrointestinal nightmare — diarrhea, rectal bleeding, and Continue reading

Pine Pollen

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…that pine pollen can elevate sexual libido, increase fertility, and decrease the symptoms of aging?

Springtime blossoms with color as flowers bloom and leaves brighten to green, but take a closer look and you’ll notice hints of yellow carpeting the ground.  These yellow dustings are actually pine pollen that fall from pine branches Continue reading

Teens Susceptible to Hepatitis B Infection despite Vaccination as Infants

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  • If you are opposed to the hepatitis B vaccine for your baby at birth, you can amend the “consent for medical treatment” forms you sign upon entering the hospital before giving birth by writing on the form that you do not give consent for your baby’s hepatitis B vaccination but, unfortunately, that is no guarantee Continue reading

Reverse Aging With Organic Sulfur

No one ever talks about the health benefits of organic sulfur.

It truly is the forgotten mineral – yet the third most abundant in your body. Only phosphorous and calcium can be found in higher quantities. Did you know that sulfur is present in every living organism?

Even the United States Food and Nutrition Board has neglected sulfur; its last update on organic sulfur’s recommended daily allowance (RDA) was more than twenty years ago.

Why is this a concern? Because your body needs organic sulfur, Continue reading

Easy Deep Breathing Techniques to Lower Your Stress Level in 10 Seconds a Day

Did You Know…you can overcome your body’s built-in stress response by using easy deep breathing techniques, an exercise that also produces a wealth of health benefits throughout your entire body?

A previous article on deep breathing, showed it was the single most powerful daily practice for advancing your health and well-being…which is breathing.

But the health benefits of deep breathing techniques are so important that a single article couldn’t possibly do it justice. Continue reading

How vitamin D Is Important in Breast Cancer Prevention

It’s no exaggeration to say that a breast cancer diagnosis is terrifying. The number of cases worldwide has more than doubled since 1980, and most of us know at least one woman whose life was forever changed by this sinister disease.

Many women who are cancer-free have even opted for elective mastectomy procedures just to Continue reading

Dementia Protection without the Side Effects

I’d never fault anyone for doing everything they thought necessary to ward off dementia. If you’ve ever watched a loved one struggle with this debilitating condition, you know what a heartbreak it can be.

But, if like me, you believe that the first rule of medicine should still be, “Do no harm,” Continue reading

Fact or Myth: Can Umeboshi Reverse a Gallbladder Attack?

This is a FACT.

The digestive health benefit of umeboshi – pickled plums – has been used in Asian culture for hundreds of years.

The ume plum is closely related to the apricot and is part of the Prunus mume family. Continue reading

Health Benefits of Melatonin

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… melatonin can give you more than just a good night’s sleep?

     If you’re familiar with melatonin, you most likely know it as a sleep aid.  Unlike over-the-counter pills that can be addictive and dangerous, melatonin works with your body’s natural sleep rhythms. Continue reading