The other day my friend Nell woke up and complained of a sharp pain behind her eye. She said it felt as if she was being stabbed with an ice pick. Continue reading
When it comes to foods that people miss most when giving up red meat for health reasons, burgers are firmly at the top of the list. That’s why some food companies have been putting so much effort into finding meatless alternatives. While products from Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods might look and taste like the real thing, they’re hardly the healthier alternative their manufacturers would like you to believe. Continue reading
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Only 4 percent of the global population was free from health complaints in 2013
One-third, or 2.3 billion people, struggled with more than five health problems each Continue reading
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
The next time you’re stuck at a convenience store behind some guy buying dozens of Powerball tickets, take pity on the poor fellow — he just may be a former Pfizer executive.
A federal appeals court recently upheld a staggering $142 million judgment against the drug giant Continue reading
You know, they say there’s not much use for Latin any more. Some scholars even call it a “dead language.”
But a group of doctors is banding together to remind their colleagues of one old Latin phrase they should have learned on their first day of medical school.
Primum non nocere. It means, “First, do no harm.”
That’s the message behind a new set of guidelines issued by a health group that’s trying to put the kibosh on 90 medical tests and treatments that may do more harm than good. Continue reading
Researchers decided recently to test whether children with migraines would be better off taking nothing at all than consuming popular prescription drugs.
And guess what? Nothing won.
Here’s what happened. A group of Midwestern medical researchers banded together to analyze Continue reading
Believe me when I tell you that Big Pharma wants to make it as easy as possible for you to consume their dangerous and costly medications. Don’t like injections? Try a pill. Pills not your thing? Try some cherry-flavored syrup instead.
The folks at the drug companies would deliver Continue reading
An estimated 26 million Americans suffer with migraines. Approximately 80 percent of them are women. All in all, about one in five women get migraines while only one in 16 men get them, according to migraines.org.1 About 60 percent of women affected have menstrual-related migraines, meaning it tends to coincide with their menstrual cycle. Continue reading
Did you know…that an all-natural herbal cure helps prevent heart disease, boosts your immune system and relieves the symptoms of autoimmune disease such as arthritis?
Beta-sitosterol is a natural, non-toxic plant sterol found in all oil-producing plants, including fruits, vegetables, grains, seeds and trees. Continue reading
In the annals of food cures, one whole grain rises to the top of the pile. Its name is quinoa, and here are four reasons why it is considered a “super food.”
1. Quinoa vs. Heart Disease
Eating quinoa five or six times a week is an excellent way for Continue reading
“Qi” is the essence of life that flows through nature and our bodies. Most of Chinese medicine is fixated at realigning the flow of Qi to restore health. One type of massage that is very popular, and very soothing is called “Tui Na.”
First, a quick look at the concept of Qi. Meridians are the energy channels that the Qi flows through. Continue reading
Did you know…that there is a pain neutralization technique that instantly eliminates migraines, headaches, sciatica and other chronic joint and muscle pain…with the simple use of light fingertip pressure?
Let’s admit it: We are a quick-fix society. We want—no, need—immediate results from the healing therapies we use. Otherwise we move on to yet another healing modality with a resounding “Next!”
Listening to his patients’ desires Continue reading
The mysteries of Traditional Chinese Medicine run deep and are always interesting. Acupuncture is one of the hallmarks of this ancient style of natural medicine, and it has long been linked to pain relief. In another health breakthrough, researchers found some surprising and still positive results for acupuncture that might interest those who suffer migraine headaches. Continue reading
Drinking water in the morning immediately upon waking up can have amazing therapeutic effects for a multitude of health conditions—ranging from pain to asthma to cancer? Continue reading