Do You Really Want To Color Your Hair? And Natural Alternatives

I am just about to turn 50 years old, and last week I decided to stop coloring my hair with even the so-called healthy brands.  I have made this decision because of the unhealthy effects of the chemicals found, even in “healthy” hair colors, on our brain and overall health. I will bring you all…

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Managing Bipolar Disorder with Nutrition and Supplements

Bipolar Disorder (BD) is a chronic and recurrent mental disease that was once referred to as manic depressive illness. BD has a lifetime prevalence of 3-5% of the population. BD is also often associated with impaired functioning in various life areas (occupational, personal, family, social). [1-4] BD is a somatic symptom disorder, which means that…

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Coughing And Intense Chest Congestion – How Nutrition Can Help

Coughing is a natural reflex that helps to clear your throat and lungs of irritants and mucus. However, coughing for too long can lead to coughing fits which are known as coughing paroxysms. Coughing and intense chest congestion can be triggered by colds, viral infections, allergies, asthma, or even a sinus infection.  Coughing can also…

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Healthy Natural Alternatives to Commercial Deodorants

The most commonly marketed deodorants make many promises, such as keeping your armpits dry and smelling good all day. However, what’s never mentioned in deodorant commercials are the potentially harmful ingredients like aluminum, parabens, and additives that may heighten the risk for breast cancer, weaken kidney function, cause acne, hair loss, and thyroid issues, as…

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Treating Hemorrhoids With Diet, Supplements, and Natural Therapies

Hemorrhoids are a widespread condition with a general population prevalence ranging between 13% to 36%, and for people aged 45 – 65, the incidence rises to about 50%. [1-2] Although rarely dangerous and rarely causes severe complications that demand medical attention and surgery, hemorrhoids can be very uncomfortable and may be extremely painful, especially during…

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A Beverage That Helps You Lose Weight – that no one is talking about!

Yes, drinking this one single beverage added daily to your menu or at least a few times a week can have such a powerfully positive effect on your health and weight loss goals. This healthy drink is cheap, natural, and easy to adhere to and has been scientifically proven to help you lose weight and…

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Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Naturally With Diet and Lifestyle Modifications

The nerve condition Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is one of the most common upper limb nerve diseases or dysfunctions. [1-5] Its estimated prevalence is about 4% of the population, with more women suffering from it at a ratio of 3 females to 1male. Other risk factors besides being female include obesity, diabetes, pregnancy, rheumatoid arthritis,…

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Controlling High Blood Pressure Naturally with Diet and Lifestyle Changes

High blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension, is defined as a sustained elevated arterial blood pressure measured indirectly by an inflatable cuff and pressure manometer.  Hypertension often involves many body organs, including the heart, endocrine system, kidneys, and nervous systems. Hypertension has a worldwide burden on human quality of life and the healthcare systems. Hypertension…

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Treating Helicobacter Pylori Infection with Diet, and Supplements

 Helicobacter Pylori, or H. pylori for short, is a gram-negative bacteria that can populate the human oral cavity and stomach. In developing countries, H. pylori affects 70–80% of the population, whereas in developed countries affects approximately 13% to 50% of the population [1]. In most people, H. pylori infection is asymptomatic and takes the form of mild inflammation of the stomach…

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Managing Hypoglycemia with Better Diet and Lifestyle Choices

Glucose is the most crucial energy source for the human body.  In most of our body cells, glucose is broken down to produce ATP (adenosine triphosphate), the energy molecule that fuels many of our cells’ processes.  Glucose is delivered to our cells from the bloodstream. Therefore we need a steady supply of glucose in the…

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