Constant Or Frequent Pain? What Are The Alternative Solutions |

Added September 30, 2012, Under: Drugs, Headaches & Migraines

It is estimated that some 25 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, the majority of whom will have been prescribed pharmaceutical pain killing drugs, complete with their often serious and very harmful side effects. Some of these pain killers actually cause pain in the form of headaches. How to relieve debilitating pain while protecting your health from toxic drugs? Fortunately there are alternatives that are safer and even more effective for treating chronic pain than the “standard of care” in mainstream medicine ...


50 Reasons Why Living Naturally Is The Better Option |

Added September 26, 2012, Under: Environment, Nutrition

It is becoming increasingly obvious to many of us that there is an enormous problem of toxicity in every aspect of our daily lives – seriously impacting on our health. There are three main areas of concern as I see it. Ironically those same three are all under the “care” of government agencies who are supposedly there for the protection of US citizens. Three main areas of concern Although there have been great medical breakthroughs in recent decades, particularly in the field ...


Could This Traditional Item Of Clothing Worn By Females Be A Danger To Their Health? |

Added September 20, 2012, Under: Women's Health

This item of clothing is so much part of the western world's female culture and dress code that many will have difficulty in coming to terms with the fact that it could be harmful and even downright dangerous to their health. Nevertheless, there is a growing body of health professionals who are starting to question its safety. The item of clothing is the bra And the concern is that wearing one can easily block lymphatic drainage because of compressing the breasts. Such ...


This Fruit Tree Is Perfect For A Mild Climate, Bird Loving, Garden |

Added September 17, 2012, Under: Nutrition

We have a wonderful tree growing in the garden here in Cape Town which we share, during the fruit season, with a local flock of birds known as “white eyes”. Fortunately, there is plenty for everyone. Because the fruit are so beloved by birds (and bats too), the seeds get spread far and wide and baby trees easily germinate and pop up wherever they land.   Our personal flock of birds also help to keep down the aphid population on the citrus ...


This Tropical Fruit Is The Source of 40 Unique Xanthones |

Added September 13, 2012, Under: Diseases, Nutrition, Skin Conditions

It is always exciting to find a fresh new fruit that I have never come across before. Originating in South East Asia and other tropical locations, this unusual looking fruit has a delicious fleshy white center but a bitter purple rind, that most people will discard, but where most of the goodness lurks. Even experienced health professionals - who understand why it helps their patients and how it heals their bodies - have written extensively about the health benefits of this ...


Our Dogs Can Suffer From This Inflammation Condition Too,Top Ten Tips |

Added September 11, 2012, Under: Top 10

This inflammation condition is just as common in dogs as it is in us, with roughly 1 in 5 succumbing to the accompanying pain and discomfort. But as with humans, we can treat the symptoms to ease the suffering and in the same way, it might not be necessary to resort to pharmaceutical drugs when there are more natural ways to overcome the problem. Arthritis can result from aging and every day wear and tear. Pets can be affected because of ...


September Is The Month Dedicated To This Growing Health Problem |

Added September 9, 2012, Under: Diseases

There are countless articles written about how to avoid this particular health problem but I thought you might be more interested in some unusual top ten health tips instead. This health problem in question (and highlighted in the month of September) is the risk of heart disease and you might not have heard of some of these ways to avoid heart disease, or a heart attack. 1. DONATE BLOOD It is altruistic and makes you feel good to give blood but it can ...


10 Reasons To Quit This Dangerous Food Type |

Added September 7, 2012, Under: Health, Nutrition, Top 10

The convenience and habit of a daily processed foods diet has all but drowned out the thought of any alternatives to the majority of the population. A 2009 study by the Scripps Research Institute pointed out that the more fast food we eat, the more we need - to give us pleasure - thus suggesting that the same mechanisms underlie drug addiction and obesity. Processed food is convenient, often subsidized by the government making it more affordable, addictive and especially treated ...


When Mislabeling Is A Silent Killer |

Added September 6, 2012, Under: Doctors, Drugs, Health

These are an immensely popular alternative to modern medicine and used worldwide. The trend continues to grow in spite of many governments doing their best to stem their growth and bring in new legislation - because they fear that the pharmaceutical companies will lose out - but not through any concern for the general public. The irony is that herbal supplements have a really safe track record while hundreds of thousands of people die every year from prescribed pharmaceutical drugs. There ...


Could You Be Deficient In This Vitamin Or Are You Getting Enough From Your Diet? |

Added September 1, 2012, Under: Health

Many who like to practice natural health remedies will attest to the success of using this vitamin especially when they suffer from aches and pains and particularly as they age. It also helps protect against cardiovascular disease while supporting cognitive function, the nervous system and the digestive tract. So what is this vitamin that you should be ensuring is included in your daily diet? It is Niacin and an important B vitamin and nutrient found in animal foods like red meat, liver and fish ...

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