Principles of Natural Posture for Health and Pain Relief

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Chronic sitting is a risk factor for poor health, pain, and early death. But HOW you sit may have a significant impact on the risks of sitting Continue reading

Tai Chi and Other Low-Impact Exercises May Be Ideal for Elderly People with Chronic Health Problems

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For the elderly and those struggling with chronic health problems, low impact exercises like Tai Chi, yoga, and walking can give you the physical benefits of exercise

A systematic review found that Continue reading

7 Reasons Your Thyroid Medication Isn’t Working

thyroid_medeication_greenmedinfoWhile there is no “magic pill” for thyroid disease, some factors may influence the effectiveness of your thyroid medication.

When you are first diagnosed with a thyroid condition, a prescription for medication becomes much like Continue reading

What Happens to Your Body When You’re Not Moving, and What to Do About It

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According to biological anthropologists, the fossil record suggests that when early man traded their nomadic hunter-gatherer lifestyles for a more settled one, it resulted in a less dense bone structure

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Could a Hug a Day Keep Infection Away?

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People who had greater social support and more frequent hugs were less likely to “catch” a cold after they were exposed to the virus

Hugs were responsible for about one-third of the protective effect Continue reading

Simple, Effective Approaches for Safely Preventing and Treating Back Pain

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An estimated 75-85 percent of Americans will experience back pain at some time in their lives; in most cases, the pain is due to a mechanical problem, such as poor posture, improper movement, and excessive sitting

One of the latest drug scams is pushing an expensive anti-rheumatic drug for back pain that may cost you $20,000 per year and has a slew of nasty side effects Continue reading

If You Do Ecstasy (MDMA) Consider Ginger

ectasyGinger May Salvage the Brains of Those Doing Ecstasy (MDMA)

The recreational drug known as ‘ecstasy’ or ‘molly’ is a synthetic amphetamine derivative primarily used by young people in dance and music environments. While the drug, technically known as Continue reading

20+ Natural Fibromyalgia Solutions Including the Gluten Free Diet

fibro_solutions_naturalFibromyalgia, like most modern day ‘syndromes,’ is considered ‘idiopathic’ – a fancy word for “we don’t know,” and often times used as an excuse for not looking deeper into the root causes of the patient’s suffering. Conventional treatment is palliative at best, and harmful at worst — all the more reason why natural approaches are so greatly needed.

Thankfully, a significant body of research has accumulated on natural approaches to fibromyalgia that focus on dietary modification, avoidance of chemical exposures and the use of orthomolecular nutrition, i.e. vitamins, biological co-factors, minerals, etc. Continue reading

Namasteak: The Food/Yoga Connection

food_yoga_connectionMost view food as the most important factor in getting or staying healthy. Of late, even the less nutritionally enlightened have begun to understand the importance of eating a clean, minimally processed, plant-emphatic diet. And now, the critical mass – albeit reluctantly – consider the idea of Continue reading

20+ Natural Fibromyalgia Solutions Including the Gluten Free Diet

fibro_solutions_naturalFibromyalgia, like most modern day ‘syndromes,’ is considered ‘idiopathic’ – a fancy word for “we don’t know,” and often times used as an excuse for not looking deeper into the root causes of the patient’s suffering. Conventional treatment is palliative at best, and harmful at worst — all the more reason why natural approaches are so greatly needed.

Thankfully, a significant body of research has accumulated on natural approaches to fibromyalgia that focus on dietary modification, avoidance of chemical exposures and the use of orthomolecular nutrition, i.e. vitamins, Continue reading

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 Natural Alternatives Better than Drugs for Health and Healing

Natural medicine is an amazing field, full of inspiring stories and an ever-accumulating body of scientific research to support its increasingly popular view of health.  

In fact, at GreenMedInfo.com we specialize in dredging up from the National Library of Medicine’s 23-million citation deep, Continue reading

Huge Contradictions in ‘Scientific’ Thinking Revealed: Theory of Evolution in no way Explains Origins of Life

Ask any scientist where life on our planet came from, and they’ll usually give you a one-word answer: “Evolution.” Immediately thereafter, they will usually give you a condescending look that also implies you’re an idiot for not knowing this “scientific fact” that everyone else has accepted as true. Continue reading

Gokhale Method: Banish Pain by Relearning Proper Posture

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Proper posture and properly using your body to work against gravity is the foundation upon which everything else related to your health is built

The Gokhale Method addresses the root cause of physical pain, which is typically caused by improper posture. The method teaches you to reclaim your primal posture, which is the way your body was designed to stand, sit, and move

Conventional advice tells you Continue reading

Modern Science Confirms Yoga’s Many Health Benefits

yoga_benefitsModern science now confirms why humans have been practicing yoga since the beginning of recorded history: it is good both for the body and mind.

There is evidence in the archeological record that yoga has been practiced by humans for at least 5,000 years. Whereas this would constitute sufficient evidence for most folks to consider it a practice with real health benefits, as its millions of practitioners widely claim, skeptics say otherwise. They require any activity deemed to be of therapeutic value run the gauntlet of randomized, controlled clinical trials before it is fully accepted within the conventional medical system. Continue reading