Why Are Statins Prescribed In Their Millions When They Cause So Many Side Effects? |

Added February 28, 2011, Under: Diseases, Doctors, Drugs, Health

Statins are drugs which are prescribed by doctors to patients to lower the level of cholesterol in their blood. There are different types of statins, but they all work in the same way by reducing the alleged “bad cholesterol” in your body. Statins are currently prescribed by doctors to these patients To people who are healthy, but at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease. To people who have already had a heart attack, a stroke or peripheral artery disease. To people who have diabetes. Research ...


Treat This Painful Foot Condition Early & Avoid Future Complications |

Added February 27, 2011, Under: Skin Conditions

Are you a former ballet dancer with years of dancing on points? This could be the cause of ingrowing toenails or it could the habit of running around barefoot, stubbing your toes or forever dropping objects on your feet. Suddenly, when you are in your late 30s to 40s, you could find you have this problem of ingrowing toenails. There are no early warning signs Onychocryptosis is the medical term for ingrowing toenails and genetics also plays a role.  As one ages, ...


10 Natural Ways To Grow An Earth Child |

Added February 25, 2011, Under: Babies, Children's Health, Environment, New Moms, Parents

New moms-to-be often talk about having a natural birth but what about having a natural child – right from pregnancy to a young child and beyond. You can work on making as natural an environment as possible for your new baby. The numbers of skin problems, allergies, eczema, mood disorders, hyperactivity and attention deficit disorders have been increasing in an alarming way over recent times while a lowered immunity is also becoming a problem. The reasons for this could be household ...


Grapefruit is Real Juicy, Real Fruit, Real Good! |

Added , Under: Diets, Diseases, Health

It's not just about the vitamin C, grapefruit has health benefits and nutrients that combine to give you a boost of nutritional power every time you eat a grapefruit or drink its juice! Even the albedo (the thick white pith between the fruit and the skin) is beneficial because it contains many anti-cancer agents that help fight a host of diseases. More benefits of grapefruits Acidity – in spite of grapefruit having a less than sweet taste, its juice actually has an alkaline ...


Top 10 Ways To Counteract Those Toxins When Vaccinating Your Child –

Added February 23, 2011, Under: Children's Health, Diseases, Parents, Top 10

There is considerable controversy surrounding giving vaccines to infants and young children and and it is growing. If you are a parent or shortly going to be one, please make every effort to research the subject so that you can make up your own mind. Vaccinations can weaken your immune system They are not one size fits all, and should be used very sparingly and only where the benefit clearly outweighs any risk. Vaccines contain many contaminants apart from the active component ...


Have You Ever Experienced A Sauna? There Are Loads Of Health Benefits |

Added February 20, 2011, Under: Environment, Health

The tradition of saunas in Finland goes back over two thousand years so that country must have decided long ago that saunas have definite health benefits. And the Finns do have a reputation for endurance and longevity. Even if you don't have the luxury of owning your own personal sauna or living in Finland, many people have access to a sauna at their local gym or spa. Experiencing a sauna for the first time Start off gradually. On your first visit, come out ...


Why Are 75% Of All Americans So Dehydrated? |

Added February 18, 2011, Under: Environment, Health

When you were born, you were approximately 90% water. As you grew, the hydration level began to drop until it fell as low as roughly 65% in men and 52% in women … and yet if your hydration level dropped just another 5%, you would be dead. Drink eight to ten eight-ounce glasses a day of pure water, and you’ll be amazed at how well you will feel. But the emphasis is on water. It does not help to say “but ...


There Are Ways to Avoid & Ways To Treat Migraines |

Added February 17, 2011, Under: Environment, Headaches & Migraines, Health

Are you aware that some over-the-counter pain relievers can actually cause migraines (if they contain caffeine) as caffeine is powerful trigger. Pharmaceutical headache drugs can also cause "medication overuse headaches" leading you to seek another drug to relieve the pain caused by the first one. Many migraine sufferers turn to natural herbal treatments A migraine is an intense throbbing headache, usually on one side of the head, that is made worse by light and noise and is often followed by nausea and vomiting. Causes ...


Do You Regularly Suffer from Headaches? Here are 8 Tips to Help You |

Added February 15, 2011, Under: Environment, Headaches & Migraines, Health

There is a lot you can do to treat a headache without resorting to over-the-counter and prescription drugs. Alternative treatments are gaining popularity worldwide. Headaches are one of the most common of all human ailments At least 75% of Americans suffering from a headache at least once a year. Although most headaches are easily resolved, some 45 million people suffer from such chronic or severe headaches that their lives are seriously affected. You can treat headaches naturally with an essential oils natural headache ...


Many Breast Cancer Cases Could Be Prevented With Wiser Lifestyle Choices |

Added February 14, 2011, Under: Diseases, Nutrition, Weight Loss, Women's Health

  We all know someone who has been diagnosed with breast cancer whether it is a family member, friend or work colleague. And the number of people we know who are affected is not going to become less any time soon - breast cancer rates have risen over the past five decades. In 1960 the figures were 1 in 20, but today it is 1 in 7 According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, 200 000 new cases of breast cancer will be ...

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