Alternative Health

The Delicious Vegetable That Helps You Fight Stress

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Let us admit: life can be tough, and stress is a reality. Be it a niggling headache or a big issue at work, factors that trigger...




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    The Fruit That Protects Your Kidneys

    In our day to day life, we don’t often think about our vital organs. And sometimes that’s a good thing, because when they start drawing... Read more

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    External Flaxseed Oil Treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is considered mysterious to conventional medicine. Now we find proof that nature helps solve the riddle of the carpal tunnel by virtue... Read more

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    3 Ways To Keep the Bathroom Free From Mold

    Mold—it comes in almost every color, and it is pesky, to say the least. It is typically caused by bacteria (that we all have growing in our... Read more

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    Turmeric’s ‘Smart Kill’ Properties Put Chemo & Radiation to Shame

    A groundbreaking new study published in the journal Anticancer Research reveals that one of the world’s most extensively researched and promising natural compounds for cancer treatment: the... Read more

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    Delay Dementia With Lifestyle

    The risk of developing dementia doubles every five years after age 65, until by age 85, almost 50 percent of North Americans suffer some degree... Read more

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    7 Natural Remedies for a Runny Nose

    You don’t realize how great it is to breathe through your nose until you can’t. Whether you suffer from allergies or a cold, excess snot... Read more

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    6 Ways Drumming Heals Body, Mind and Soul

    Drumming is as fundamental a form of human expression as speaking, and likely emerged long before humans even developed the capability of using the lips,... Read more

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    Best Sugar Alternatives: An Infographic

    We’ve written about how sugar can seriously ruin your health. From diabetes and obesity to creating cavities and wrinkles, there’s basically nothing good about too much sugar consumption. And... Read more

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    Healing From Birth Trauma

    Did you ever consider that your child’s birth could affect his or her health?  If not, you are not alone, as most people have never... Read more

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    4 Ways to Better Skin Detox

    Our health depends greatly on our ability to eliminate toxins from the body. If our organs of elimination (bowels, skin, lungs, kidneys) are overwhelmed and... Read more

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    Healthy Songs: The Amazing Power of Music Therapy

    When I was a child, on most Fridays, my dad, mom, brother, and I would travel to Cape Cod to visit my grandparents. For my... Read more

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    This Herb Can Be a Safer, More Effective Anti-Inflammatory

    Chris Kilham, the Medicine Hunter, discusses how the herb cat’s claw can have an anti-inflammatory effect and also benefits immunity. He explains how cat’s claw... Read more

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    Avoiding Gluten Good for More Than Just Celiacs, Study Confirms

    If listening to your body has lead you to identify gluten as a health problem and you feel better after removing it, a new study... Read more

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    Yoga Shows Promise for Prenatal Depression

    A small pilot study finds evidence suggesting that yoga could help pregnant women with significant depression reduce the severity of the mood disorder. Lead author... Read more

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    7 Ways to Love Your Liver

    “My liver is going to be so mad at me!” How many times have you heard someone say that (or said it yourself) after a... Read more

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    The Noble Bay Leaf

    That single leathery leaf you occasionally find in your soup, it’s called bay. Bay leaf has a unique and complex taste—hints of clove, pepper, and... Read more


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