Ginger Treats Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

ginger_menstrual_bleedingIn the first study of its kind, ginger is found to be an effective treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding in young women.

Heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia) is one of the most common gynecological problems in women, accounting for approximately 15% of all Continue reading

Ginger’s Many Evidence-Based Health Benefits Revealed

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Ginger has broad-spectrum antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidant, and anti-parasitic properties, to name just several of its more than 40 pharmacological actions

Ginger is anti-inflammatory, making it valuable for Continue reading

A Specific Yoga Can Help Treat Neck Pain

It’s been widely accepted that yoga can help with lower back pain. But, a new study from Immanuel Hospital in Berlin has indicated that yoga can also help reduce chronic neck pain as well.

There are several different causes of chronic neck pain, including many different structural dysfunctions in the neck, and the results Continue reading

Health Scan: New Family Drugs without Side Effects

Synthetic family of drugs to combat a variety of illnesses while avoiding harmful side effects developed by HU faculty.

Photo: Srdjan Zivulovic / Reuters

A synthetic, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic family of drugs to combat a variety of Continue reading

Why Taking Pain Meds is Like Playing Russian Roulette

And How to Make Sure You’re Never a Victim of…
The Pain Killer Conspiracy

When the pain becomes too much to bear, it’s tempting to reach for the pill bottle, with little or no thought to long-term health consequences.  But taking over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription pain medications is as potentially lethal as playing a round of Russian roulette.

Pain medications, including OTCs and prescription meds, Continue reading

Major Secret in Achieving Joint Pain Relief

  • Exercise helps prevent and relieve joint pain through a number of mechanisms, including strengthening key supportive muscles, restoring flexibility, improving bone density and joint function, and facilitating weight loss
  • Proper exercises will not damage your joints; instead research suggests exercise has a positive impact on joint tissues
  • Inactivity promotes muscle weakness, joint contractures, and loss of range of motion, which can lead to more pain and loss of function, and even less activity. To break this potentially devastating cycle, regular exercise is essential
  • If you have significant pain with movement, you may want to work with a physical therapist or qualified personal trainer who can develop a safe workout program for you

By Dr. Mercola

Joint pain is incredibly common, impacting an estimated 30 percent of U.S. adults and causing pain, swelling and stiffness that can range from mildly irritating to completely debilitating. Continue reading