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Addiction of Coffee and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

In spite of being a constituent in products commonly used for energy, caffeine over-stimulates the adrenal glands, which only causes the illusion of an increase in energy due to increasing the hormone adrenaline.  Over time, excessive use of caffeinated substances will cause an adrenal addiction…

Get Amazing Look Young Skin With Natural Therapies

Our skin plays an important role in our lives.  In addition to protecting our bodies and internal organs, skin and its condition can also have an impact on appearance.   For that reason, there are many men and women who are always on the lookout for…

Embracing Alternative Medicine Today: Mind Body & Spirit

Do you know what alternative medicine is? If you think that you do not, you are wrong. Alternative medicine has become something of a niche in today’s world.  The healing treatments that used to be thought of as ineffective to certain people of the world…

Collagen: A Natural Protein With Relief For Arthritis Sufferers

Collagen: A Natural Protein As we age, we notice lines on our forehead, at the sides of our mouth; wrinkles and laugh lines, which are one of the things we don’t want on our face. Also, we feel aches and pains especially in our joints. …

Types of Headaches and Migraines : Natural Remedies to Manage Them

Knowing the Different Types of Headaches One of the most frustrating and excruciating experiences any person has to go through is headache. Aside from the painful sensations felt in the several areas of the head like temples, scalp and the forehead, headache may bring pain…

The Everyday Battle With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

There is significant concern about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, also known as CFS. In fact, there are criteria patients must meet in order to be diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.  Receiving the diagnosis may be difficult for some patients because the guidelines for diagnosing are very…

Cancer Prevention: Understanding the Facts About Cancer

Cancer has a fearsome reputation. Not without reason either. It is a disease that has not yet fully yielded to the skills and intelligence of medical scientists and doctors.  And, as if the pain from the disease is not enough, the treatment for cancer, too,…

Your Chronic Condition Doesn’t Have to Be Your Life Story

You’re Not Alone, Really! Your health challenges are your own. I really get that, as I too have had my own scary health challenges to overcome. Though it was a large mountain to overcome, I eventually got through to the other side.  But I’m not…

Chronic Disease: Natural Antioxidant Are the Most Powerful Way to Fight Back

Natural Antioxidant For years now, man has been dependent on nature for his source of nutrients essential for his health.  Plants are where we get most of our foods and our medicines, relying on them almost entirely for developing our bodies to their full potential…

Simple Ways to Increase Longevity and Fight Aging

Since the 19th century, common prolonged existence or longevity is greater than before. At one time, the average male expected to live up until the mid-forties, while the average female expected to live until the late forties.  This seems illogical since many of our older…

A Big Part Of Women’s Health: Thyroid Conditions, Hormonal Imbalance & Heavy Metal Toxicity

Women with any type of chronic conditions that are seeking alternative or integrative medicine should be evaluated by their health provider for heavy metal toxicity. Hormonal imbalance, thyroid conditions and other chronic conditions affects millions of women on a regular basis. Heavy metal toxicity plays…

Mental Health On Depression: The First Step is to Acknowledge it

Depression is an illness and needs to be acknowledged as such. It is not a reason to be ashamed. The reason so many people fail to seek help for their depression is that they are ashamed.  Unfortunately, this is one of the feelings associated with…

The History of Treating Disease: Herbs or Medicinal Plants

Herbs or medicinal plants have a long history in treating disease. In traditional Chinese medicine, for example, the written history of herbal medicine goes back over 2000 years and herbalists in the West have used “weeds” equally long to treat that which ails us.  We…

Brief History of Osteoarthritis and Back Pain

At the spinal column are the elongated columns of bones, which the thoracic ribs support. The thoracic ribs push the bones the length of bone structure.  The ribs join with the spinal column in various areas.  Joints connect with these ribs, which are a field…

Insomnia : The Ticking Time Bomb

What is Insomnia? What is insomnia? Insomnia is when a person has any sleep related difficulties, mainly falling asleep, staying asleep, or waking up too early in the morning.  Each of these can be extremely irritating and can affect the way that the rest of…

The Mystery of Food Allergies & What Causes Them

The first thing we need to understand is what an allergy is.  An allergy is a reaction to something outside the body that the body itself feels is a threat to it.  More specifically, this is the immune system.   The truth of the matter is,…

The Essential Maintenance Of Health: Vitamin D

Probably 50% or more of the population is vitamin D deficient. Why? Because most of us do not spend enough time outside to accumulate sufficient amounts of this crucially important substance.  Vitamin D (which is actually more of a proto-hormone) is absolutely essential for proper…

Detoxification: 5 Simple and Effective Ways to Detox Naturally

Detoxification & chronic illness When people have chronic illness many times the body begins to accumulate various waste products in the blood and the vital organs. This may cause the liver function to become below optimal levels. The benefits of detoxification related to chronic illness…

Vital Health – One of the Benefits of Homeopathy

As with most drug therapies, antibiotics treat the symptoms of an illness. The antibiotics kill the bacteria that cause disease, but the sad state of affairs is that the overuse of antibiotics has made them less effective in fighting bacteria.  The concern is that with…

“Alternative” Medicine Should Be PRIMARY

It never ceases to amaze me how today’s standard healthcare system – funded in no small part by pharmaceutical giants – has managed to turn prescription drug dispensement into what is currently known as “primary care.”   You see it everywhere, and I’ve already written about…

Simple Tips for Eating Healthy & Losing Weight for Better Health Naturally & Holistically

There is no greater reason to diet than for your personal health and well being. Those of us who are overweight know better than most the risks and possible consequences that may result because of our weight.   Much like smokers however, the risks do not…

Fight Aging Naturally: Anti-aging Foods and Herbs

Aging is inevitable. None of us are getting any younger. As we age, we develop certain signs of aging. For instance, wrinkles start to form on our faces and our skin starts to lose its elasticity.  But aging does not only affect our physical appearance.…

Simple Tips for Eating Healthy & Losing Weight for Better Health Naturally & Holistically

There is no greater reason to diet than for your personal health and well being. Those of us who are overweight know better than most the risks and possible consequences that may result because of our weight.  Much like smokers however, the risks do not…

Anxiety, Panic and Stress and Coping Techniques

Anxiety, Panic and Stress Anxiety is a physiological state that’s caused by the sympathetic nervous system (SNS). SNS is always active at the base level (called sympathetic tone) and becomes more active in stressful situations.  The “flight or fight” response occurs from here. Anxiety doesn’t…

The Benefits of a Health Detox for Your Overall Vitality

What is Detox? And How it can Benefit You In today’s modern world, environmental pollution, unhealthy food chains and diets, and a number of illnesses are becoming so rampant.   Worse is that in spite of the growing support for the development of medical facilities, thousands…

Women’s Holistic Health: Simple Effective Ways to Achieve Optimal Digestion

Digestion is a major problem in 21st century lifestyle. Everybody is too busy to sit down and eat properly, or healthily and there is a massive increase in colon cancer cases.  The question we must ask of ourselves is why does this happen? Followed by…

Free Radicals: The Benefits of Antioxidants & Highly Sourced Foods that Fight Aging

Ever wondered how you get all those wrinkles? Those annoying crow’s feet at the corners of your eyes? Or those laugh lines around your mouth?  Sure, these things are but part of the normal aging process. But what causes aging anyway? And is there anyway…

Getting Our Minds Around Mental Health & Essential Facts of Bipolar Disorder

Mental Illness: Getting Our Minds Around The Facts A recent survey by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) found that many people know little or almost nothing about the warning signs, causes and effective treatments for mental illnesses-even though in any given year, one in five…

Women’s Health: Hormonal Imbalance & Restoring it the Natural Safer Way

A number of novels and stories of the early 18th and 19th centuries often portray women as mad and irrational beings, thus, espousing the creation of mad women literature.  But, modern medicine dispels this “mad” attribute. By establishing that women’s hormones are more sensitive and…

Decrease Your Risk: Simple Steps to Avoid and Prevent Common Cancers

With its fairly unique characteristics, cancer strikes intense fear in many people and all would like to find ways to prevent and avoid cancer. Obviously, any disease that is a) fatal, b) incurable and c) derived from unknown causes will earn a position of esteemed…

The Powerful Fighting Herbs & Benefits of Ayurveda for Women’s Health Over 40 to Strengthen & Support the Immune System

Benefits of Ayurveda for Women’s Health The world of ayurveda is a vast and interesting one. It is with this objective that this article on Benefits of ayurveda was written, so that people, especially women got to know more about ayurveda and its various effective…

How to Make the Switch: The Healthy Benefits of Eating Organic Rich Foods

Organic Food Benefits:  Why You Should Eat Organic There is a good chance that you have seen an organic food aisle at one of your local grocery stores.  In fact, you may have even driven past a farmers market where organic food was sold.   Unfortunately,…

Natural Therapies: Energy Healing for Blocks & Clearing of the Body & Mind

Energy Healing can change your entire life! Some of the health benefits from receiving energy healing: Creates deep relaxation and aids the body to release stress and tension.  It accelerates the body’s self-healing abilities. Aids better sleep. Reduces blood pressure and more! Keywords: energy healing,reiki,alternative,health,hands…

The Breast Cancer Dilemma: Stress, Stressors, Trauma and Shock

Cancer is only a physical symptom of underlying emotional stress on the body and the body’s cells.  However, does emotional stress cause cancer in the body? And why does emotional stress only cause cancer in some people, while not in others?  For the majority of…

A Fundamental Blueprint for Coping with Stress

Keys to Coping:  A Blueprint for Stress Management You sit with your hands clutched to the steering wheel, your stress level rising by the minute.  You have exactly ten minutes before you have to get to the daycare center, and there’s an accident blocking traffic.  …

Alternative Solutions For Estrogen Imbalance

Advantages and Disadvantages of Estrogen Therapy In the past years, many women have stopped taking estrogen hormones because of the report that it can cause heart disease. Now, researchers have found out that this hormone is not as terrible as what others thought.  Estrogen hormones…

Diabetes Mellitus: An Increased Global Epidemic

Diabetes Mellitus Diabetes Mellitus is also simply known as diabetes. It is the disease characterized by a malfunctioning metabolism and a high blood sugar level. The result can be low levels of insulin or abnormal insulin resistance. This mixed with inadequate levels of insulin secretion…

Your Individualized Health Jorney Begins Now

Chronic conditions are often very difficult to detect, and standard medical practitioners may not even know how to look for them.  My digestive problems and thyroid symptoms became much worse after my unsuccessful pregnancy and no specialist that I visited was any help.  I suffered…

Highly Sensitive People – Traits and Characteristics

One in every twenty people is considered to be a highly sensitive person (HSP). This means that either you yourself may be sensitive or someone you know is.  42% of the population is not highly sensitive, meaning that most things don’t bother them the way…

Insomnia Causes and Effects During Stress

Steps To Help Your Insomnia Insomnia is a whole lot more than your body telling you that you have had enough sleep. Actually, insomnia is your body’s way of letting you know that something is wrong.  Insomnia is different in each person, some just can…

How to Combat Anxiety During the Coronavirus Pandemic

We are all going through a stressful time during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Learn to adapt and adjust to the common feelings you may be experiencing during this moment in time. Are you one of those people who wishes you had a 30-hour day?  Do you…

Coping With Arthritis: Simple Resources & Solutions

There are millions of Americans that suffer from the pain of arthritis and related conditions all the time.  The most important thing to know is that you are not alone in this suffering. Many times you may feel like you are the only one going…

Fertility: Its Causes, Effects and Possible Treatment

“What is the essence of a woman?” This is one of the questions the judges asked during the 1994 Miss Universe competition.  One contestant, Sushmita Sen, gave such a wonderful answer that she won the Miss Universe title that year.  According to her, the essence…

Collagen Protein Benefits for Your Overall Wellness

Who would want wrinkles on their faces, dry and sagging skin, and joint aches? I don’t, do you?  If only you could run after time, it’s as plain as the nose on my face that you would race against it just to have that feeling…

Women’s Holistic Wellness: Healthy Habits for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic pain syndrome, characterized by widespread muscle pain, fatigue, and specific tender areas of soft tissue.  It is often difficult to diagnose, due to the lack of a specific laboratory test, but it is estimated that there are…

Ayurveda : A Traditional Holistic Medicine & it’s Important Healing Herbs

Ayurveda is a traditional holistic healing. Translated from Sanskrit, Ayurveda means ‘the science of life’. ayur means “life” and veda means “science. India’s system which largely depends on plant support to form major Chunk of its medicine.  Most of the herbs, spices, seeds, roots, leaves,…

The Fear of Alzheimer’s: More Feared Than Most Diseases

Americans fear Alzheimer’s disease more than any illness other than cancer-and for older people, concerns about Alzheimer’s outrank even cancer.  More than a third of all Americans know a family member or friend who has Alzheimer’s, and nearly two-thirds of Americans believe they will have…

The Essential Therapeutic Benefits of Essential Oils

There are many therapeutic benefits of essential oils. Derived from the essence of plants, a few drops of aromatherapy essential oil produce the same effect as loads of the plant. This article has described essential oils and their properties, dealing with the ways in which…

How to Fight Candida Infections the Most Natural Way Possible

Candida is a type of fungus which lives in our body. Yeast infection happens when Candida grows too much in the body system. The good bacteria in your body keeps the yeast from overgrowth. However, when you consume medication such as antibiotics, it kills the…

5 Ways to Relieve Migraine Headaches Naturally!

Most people just take a pain pill, but how safe is that? If you are worried about taking potentially dangerous medications for your migraine headaches maybe you should try one of the many safe and effective natural approaches that are available today. There are many…

Women’s Health & Wellness: How to Maintain Normal Estrogen Levels

Estrogen is the most essential hormone in the body in women. Estrogen is produced by the ovaries, which is responsible for the physical appearance that distinguishes women from men. It gives the identifying figures of women, which are smaller hips, bigger chest as well as…

Antioxidant-Rich Food and Their Healthy Benefits

Antioxidant and Free Radicals What are free radicals? Why are they damaging to the human body? And how does vitamin E and the other antioxidant nutrients help protect the body against free radical damage? In this article, we will attempt to answer all your questions…

Women’s Health: Aligning Your Emotional Health for Optimal Wellness

It’s so important now more than ever to strengthen your inner voice. Each step you take in strengthening your inner self will help you value yourself in more ways than I can describe.  When you’re stuck or in a crossroads in life, the way to…

Homeopathy: A Window into this Dynamic Holistic Medicine

Homeopathy is a modality, I love. I’ve fallen in love with it more after the 3 years of study I completed at American Medical College of homeopathy. I’ve been using homeopathic remedies and herbal medicine since I was about 9 or 10 years old. I…

A Deep Dive into Modern Medicine VS Holistic Medicine

Alternative medicine has been gaining in both popularity and acceptance in recent years. Many cities now have a plethora of shops where a person interested in buying alternative medicines can go to find whatever they are seeking, in addition to being able to take advantage…

Alternatives Approaches For Hormone Replacement Therapy

There are so many hormone replacement therapies (HRT) out there on the market today. In fact, HRT’s is now a money making niche that’s becoming very popular yet many of the risk exceed the health benefits. When we analyzed synthetic hormone replacement therapy drugs such…

3 Herbs and Foods to Strengthen Your Immune System

The main function of the immune system is to protect the body against invasion of foreign microorganisms. It is the most essential asset for maintaining one’s overall wellbeing. A weakened immune system slowly allows invasion of foreign bacteria, viruses and parasites, creating an environment for…

4 Essential Ways to Revitalize the Body with a Detox

The environment is full of chemicals, pollutants, allergens and other various types of toxins that can cause illness including autoimmune and other chronic diseases. When you eat the standard American diet that is not rich in nutrients this can affect the body’s ability to remove…

4 Herbs for Adrenal Fatigue for Women with Autoimmune or other Chronic Conditions

In our fast-moving world where everyone is always caught up with work, family, relationships, or studies, phrases like exhausted and stressed out are not unusual. You may have seen people blame their anxiety, depression, low energy, insomnia, mood swings, and brain fog on burnout. But…

An Integrative Approach to Dealing with IBS Naturally

Any condition, disorder, disease and syndrome with an unknown cause are almost lacking of an effective way to manage the condition. The best resolution though is to help relieve or eliminate the symptoms to suppress the condition. But this does not imply that the condition…

Managing and Coping With Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are often treated using specific methods and techniques designed to target symptoms and develop coping mechanisms for the anxiety triggers. Knowing which method to use in the treatment largely depends on the kind of disorder a person has. This article provides insights on…

Top Secrets for Collagen Production & Anti-aging Effects

As we age, we notice lines on our forehead, at the sides of our mouth; wrinkles and laugh lines, which are one of the things we don’t want on our face. Also, we feel aches and pains especially in our joints. It is not about…

Homeopathy for Women Who Suffer With Thyroid Imbalance

Homeopathy is a very deep and complex medicine that many Americans are still unsure about. Most people know homeopathy to be used as an ointment topicals to be placed onto the skin for rashes, mild burns or cuts, and scrapes. However, homeopathy is used today…

Immune Boosting Herbs to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

We all know that when it comes to flu or cold season that it can be very daunting especially we lack the ammunition in our medicine cabinets that can get us feeling like ourselves again. And if you have a chronic condition then it makes…

Natural Solutions to Pain and Inflammation around Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a very difficult condition to diagnose and to pinpoint exactly what is the root cause of the symptoms, especially when the individual has more than one symptom or chronic condition. If you suffer from fibromyalgia you’re more likely to also suffer from chronic…

3 Simple Shifts to Turn Negative Thoughts Positive, and Live a More Meaningful Life

There are countless ways to go down the rabbit hole, spiraling all the way down and never recovering. In alternative medicine, this is actually related to physical, emotional and mental health and well-being. This type of spiral can affect who we are on a physical…

5 Simple Steps to Start Fighting Chronic Disease & Inflammation

Be Proactive with Your Health When you’ve decided once and for all that you can beat this, you become proactive. Taking responsibility for your health is the most valuable step to improving your health concerns. The best way to take bold action is to dive…

5 Natural Herbs to Help Fight Chronic Fatigue Daily

What Exactly Causes Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Chronic Fatigue Syndrome has been a problem for many women, and for a long time. In fact, women suffer for it far more than men do. The harmful side effects are often seen by many doctors, practitioners and other…

Top Anti-Aging Solutions to Repair Muscle & Bone for Chronic Pain Relief

For most people in the world chronic pain is the major issue that suffers worldwide must deal with often. For most it is a financial and social burden that is put upon them due to a lack of support in the medical field and social…

Homeopathy for Hormonal Imbalance & Chronic Conditions

Alternative medicine has been around for centuries. It is also a fantastic option for women, especially if you are going through different things like hormonal imbalances or even menopause. I have studied Homeopathy for quite some time and I’m very passionate about it. Homeopathy is…

An Integrative Approach For Women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome is a dysfunction in the digestive system that largely affects the large intestine or the colon. This is the part of the system that takes care of the bowel movements in the body including the storage and the excretion of solid waste…

The Six Important Areas of Health & Wellness

Our health and wellness begins when we understand at a deeper level all the necessary components which are required for our overall well-being. Our self-awareness towards certain events, circumstances and experiences that take place in our lives can give us the foundation to build upon…

Boswellia and Other Alternatives Solutions for Pain & Inflammation

Pain is a common problem for people who suffer from various chronic conditions. The main symptom and fibromyalgia is pain. Other chronic conditions that are related to pain include lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. When it comes to treating most doctors prescribe various medications including…

Hormonal & Thyroid Imbalances: A Window into a Woman’s Common Health Problem

Most women in their 20s and 30s suffer much differently than those in perimenopausal or menopausal stages of life. Though many of the symptoms are the same, some symptoms can worsen or vary as we age. Some symptoms that we may have in our later…

Reduce Inflammation for Chronic Conditions: Five Important Natural Ways to Cleanse the Body

The body removes toxins in many ways, including filtration, excretion and perspiration. Toxins can live in our bodies for many years and can remain there if your lymph is not circulating properly. The skin, liver, lungs and kidneys are all important for the detoxification process.…

Acid Reflux Disease – The Pharmaceutical Hoax!

Acid reflux is a big business. It’s a drug company’s dream come true. Millions of Americans suffer from acid reflux. Many millions more experience the pain of heartburn every day. The medical community would have you believe that only drugs can treat and heal acid…

5 Essential Reasons to Relieve and Prevent Thyroid

Medical studies have been done to determine what causes thyroid disorder. This article shines light on many new factors that are responsible for the causation of thyroid disorder. Learn the most important thing you can do to relieve and prevent thyroid disorder. It is probably…

Top 4 Secrets to Resolving your Thyroid Conditions with Clean Eating

If you’re struggling with a thyroid condition, you might already be aware of the importance of having the right diet. Though diet alone can’t help to treat the problem, but it can significantly improve your thyroid function and relieve the symptoms. In addition to taking…

The Benefits of Homeopathy for Chronic Conditions

Homeopathy is a type of alternative medicine that was founded by a physician in the late 1700s, and his name was Samuel Hahnemann. It is based on the doctrine of “like cures like.”  This concept explains that a substance that causes a disease in a…

Food Allergies: A Silent Killer of Inflammation

When we talk about sensitivities not many people understand the true nature of the immune system and how it reacts, especially when the body is unfamiliar with particular foods.  Food allergies, including specific food intolerance, has caught the eye of many integrative practitioners today. The…

4 Benefits of Black Walnut Extract

East Black Walnut is a remarkable legume that is one of the top superfoods on the market today. Black walnuts contain a powerful chemical called juglone. This chemical is known to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antimicrobial, carcinogenic, antiparasitic, antifungal and antiviral properties. Its original names…

5 Powerful Herbs for Fighting Inflammation in the Body

When it comes to inflammatory responses in the body we all know what symptoms it can be related to such as, pain, swelling, redness, digestive problems to more serious chronic problems which eventually causes added health concerns. As a woman you’ve come to understand the…

Toning the Vagus Nerve to Eliminate Inflammation

What is vagus nerve and vagal tone? Vagus nerve is the 10th cranial nerve (largest nerve of the body) which has mixed functions (both sensory and motor).  Sensory functions of the vagus nerve include: Signaling the details of sound, taste, sight, and smell from the…

5 Steps to Overcoming Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Women are taking their health into their hands which stands for something today. You’re looking for something more meaning in your life. Through personal empowerment we are finally looking deeper into our hearts, listening to our inner voice and desiring more. The areas in your…

Impactful & Powerful Holistic Health Tips: For The Root Causes of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

When you suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome you’re always waking up every morning hoping you’re going to feel your best in order to function optimally daily. Does this sound like you? If it does then this is a great blog to read, especially if you’re…

A Powerful Functional Medicine Approach for Your Weight loss Solutions

When you’re leading a busy life like so many of us are, we can’t help but become overwhelmed and stressed to the maximum limit our body allows until there are obvious negative symptoms that arise. What we don’t realize is being overworked and stressed out…

4 Reasons to Start Eating these Remarkable Foods to Improve Your Digestive Health

Today, we know that it’s very important to you add healthy leafy greens to your diet. A new study in the journal Nature Immunology, states that certain vegetables play an important role in controlling certain immune cell for digestive health. Cruciferous vegetables are packed with…

Women with Autoimmune/Chronic Conditions: Transform your Life with this Simple Powerful Mushroom

The Reishi mushroom has anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-diabetic, anti-oxidative, anti-ulcer and anti-aging properties. This herb is often called The Miraculous Herb, The Herb of Good Fortune, The Mushroom of Immortality, Or The Great Protector. There are many other names for this herb but these…