Alternative Medicine

Staying away from too much sun may offer you a Fountain of Youth

Mar 6 2017 - 3:28pm
Getting protection from the sun

It is important to protect your skin from too much exposure to the sun to slow down signs of aging.

Most everyone seems to love the opportunity to spend time relaxing in the sunshine and getting a suntan. However, this is not always the safest thing to do.

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Get rid of parasitical infestation with this ancient oil

Mar 6 2017 - 3:22pm
parasitical infestation

Myrrh oil has been mentioned in ancient texts and has been used by many non- western cultures for thousands of years. Recent clinical trials have unveiled that the reason for that, is because Myrrh oil has healing properties, something ancient cultures knew all along.

Researchers have found that humans and animals can benefit from consuming Myrrh oil to combat parasitic infestations, which are known to cause

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Overweight babies can be prevented with low sugar breast milk

Mar 5 2017 - 11:24pm
A baby breastfeeding

Researchers have found sugars which pass through breast milk can cause babies to be overweight. Breast feeding mothers should be careful about their consumption of sugar in order to protect their babies from gaining too much weight.

Good nutrition is the most essential feature of healthy development of babies.

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Bacteria in soil may hold the key to successful treatment of TB

Mar 3 2017 - 4:26am
Trouble breathing

Researchers say new candidates for TB drugs can be developed from bacteria in soil.

Tuberculosis (TB) is a serious illness caused by the a bacterium which is called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This bacteria generally attacks the lungs and can be fatal.

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Frankincense oil found to be an effective treatment in various types of cancer

Mar 2 2017 - 9:48pm
Frankincense oil an effective treatment for cancer

There is some medical evidence that frankincense can help treat cancer.

A 52 year-old male patient who was diagnosed with invasive high-grade urothelial cell carcinoma (UCC) of

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Avoid high mercury exposure from fish to help prevent Lou Gehrig’s disease

Feb 27 2017 - 6:09am
Swordfish with high mercury content

Researchers say that mercury which is in fish may be associated with an increased risk of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). It's therefore a good idea to cut down on fish which have a high mercury content such as swordfish and shark.

We generally think of fish as being a healthy food which is associated with better heart and brain health.

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Keeping sugar levels down may help prevent Alzheimer’s

Feb 26 2017 - 8:08am
Alzheimer's

Researchers say they have determined there is a "tipping point" which is linked to Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer's is a tragic kind of dementia which is associated with difficulties with memory, thinking and behavior.

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Imagery training may be the key to happiness

Feb 25 2017 - 8:16am
Happiness

Researchers say you can teach yourself to be happy with imagery training.

There is a lot of unhappiness in the world. Many people are searching for ways to achieve natural happiness without the use of drugs with their potential dangerous side effects.

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Exercise is vital to lower recurrence of breast cancer

Feb 22 2017 - 10:13am
Breast cancer awareness

Researchers say that exercise is the most vital lifestyle change to help decrease the risk of breast cancer recurrence.

Women who survive breast cancer must cope with concerns about a possible recurrence.

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ADHD symptoms improved by Ginseng Extract, new research reveals

Feb 22 2017 - 3:55am
ADHD Symptoms Treatment

Korean scientists conducted a controlled trial with Subjects aged 6–15 years old, who satisfied the inclusion criteria and had attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms. This was done in order to test the efficacy of Korean Red Ginseng (KRG) in regulating areas of the brain that produce hormones responsible for focus, memory and behaviour.

For 8 weeks subjects were given (1g KRG extract/pouch) twice a day. Scientists observed ADHD symptoms such as: inattentiveness and hyperactivity improved.

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A placebo may be the key to treatment of insomnia

Feb 22 2017 - 1:15am
Young woman suffering from insomnia

Researchers say that a simple placebo may serve as successful treatment for insomnia.

Insomnia is a very upsetting problem which can lead to problems functioning well during the day. It seems that a simple placebo often works well to cure this problem.

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Vitamin B3 may be a key to glaucoma treatment

Feb 21 2017 - 1:38am
An eye

Researchers have found vitamin B3 prevents glaucoma in mice. They are now planning to investigate the effectiveness of vitamin B3 for treatment of glaucoma in people.

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness. It is generally associated with a buildup of pressure inside the eye.

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Eating fish high in omega-3 fatty acids benefits brain health

Feb 19 2017 - 3:10am
Delicious, nutritous salmon

There is an association between eating fish that is high in omega-3 fatty acids and better cognition.

It is not a myth that eating fish that is high in omega-3 fatty acids is good for the health of your brains.

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Walking benefits patients with advanced cancer

Feb 18 2017 - 9:44am
Walking and cancer treatment

Researchers have found that the quality of life in patients suffering from advanced cancer is improved with walking.

Advanced cancer can be a very painful and debilitating condition. It appears walking can improve the quality of life in these patients.

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Acupuncture Treatment Can Alternatively Help Standard Therapy for Depression

Feb 16 2017 - 3:46pm
Depression and acupuncture treatment

Antidepressants are a key component in the treatment of depression. But for some people, medication is not enough.

According to a 2005 study, major depressive disorder affects approximately 14.8 million American adults, or about 6.7 percent of the U.S. population age 18 and older, in any given year.

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Music Therapy for Autism Is a Promising Treatment, Shows a Controlled Study

Feb 15 2017 - 3:30pm
Music Therapy research, a new hope for people on the spectrum.

According to a controlled study, from the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Seoul, Music Therapy offers compelling improvements in the cognitive skills of people on the Autism Spectrum disorder (ASD).

It was observed that there were significant results with an increased eye contact and turn –taking amongst the children participating of the improvisational music therapy sessions.

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Try a Mediterranean diet and virgin olive oil for fighting heart disease

Feb 15 2017 - 8:15am
Olive oil

Researchers say a Mediterranean diet with virgin olive oil may boost your levels of 'good' cholesterol and help fight heart disease.

Heart disease is a leading cause of death worldwide. Sedentary lifestyles and poor diets with high levels of bad cholesterol have been associated with heart disease.

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Natural remedies are helpful for treatment of impetigo

Feb 14 2017 - 6:21pm
A healthy vegetable salad

Impetigo is a common bacterial skin infection which is generally seen in children, although it is also sometimes seen in adults. Antibiotics are the mainstay of conventional treatment for impetigo, but natural remedies are also very helpful.

If impetigo is not treated aggressivley it can have serious complications. Natural remedies offer hope for effective treatment of impetigo.

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How meditation can help treat the stress of being single

Feb 14 2017 - 8:26am
Meditating

Research has shown married people have decreased levels of stress hormone. Meditation has been found to help lower stress and so single people could benefit from meditation.

It appears that an advantage to married life could potentially be better health due to less stress.

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Antioxidants may be a key in the natural treatment of lupus

Feb 13 2017 - 6:54am
Veggies and fruits

Researchers have uncovered a potential key for the natural treatment of lupus may be antioxidants.

In patients suffering from lupus their own immune system attacks their own tissues and organs. There are many possible complications to this illness which can be debilitating.

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There is hope for treatment of Alzheimer's with diet and probiotics

Feb 12 2017 - 7:50am
Dementia

Researchers have found that bacteria in the gut may play a significant role in Alzheimer’s disease. This finding opens up new considerations for prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's.

Alzheimer's is a devastating type of dementia that leads to memory loss and loss of other intellectual abilities.

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How prebiotics may offer a key to treatment of stress

Feb 11 2017 - 9:14am
Delicious meal of shrimp and asparagus

Researchers say that prebiotics may offer help with the treatment of stress. Prebiotics are various types of fibers which are not digestible.

Too much stress has been associated with many emotional and physical problems such as depression, anxiety, high blood pressure, and heart attacks.

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Turmeric health benefits for treating cancer

Feb 10 2017 - 10:28am

Are the health benefits of turmeric helpful for cancer patients who are undergoing treatment?

Turmeric is a yellow spice that often appears in curry dishes. Although it is a popular ingredient in many recipes from India and other parts of Asia, turmeric also has health benefits.

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Tender loving care may help treat depression

Feb 10 2017 - 9:10am
An affectionate couple

If you want to help your partner cope with depression you might want to consider some tenderness and love.

Depression is a horrible state of mind which nobody wants to live with. The psychiatric approach to treating depression with drugs far too often causes far more harm than good.

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Zinc Trumps Vitamin C as a Treatment for The Common Cold

Feb 9 2017 - 10:12pm
Common Cold Treatment with Zinc

For all the advances in medical science, it is astounding that there is still no known cure for the common cold. Sure, there are theories of susceptibility such as a cold is a virus and something you ‘catch’. Treatment for the common cold, however, varies anywhere from chicken soup, to over-the-counter medications. Still, whatever methods have been employed in healing the common cold, they do not shorten its duration, that is, until we learned more about the mineral zinc.

Understanding The Common Cold and Its Symptoms

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What Are The Health Benefits of The Chiropractic Care

Feb 8 2017 - 6:33pm
Chiropractor

Chiropractic care dates back to the late 1800’s when Daniel David Palmer, a teacher and magnetic healer gave the first spinal adjustment to Harvey Lillard who had experienced a “pop” in his back 17 years earlier and had since been almost completely deaf. After the adjustment Lillard’s hearing improved. Palmer deduced a connection between adjustment and Lillard regaining his hearing. He believed both were due to nerve impingement and chiropractic care was born.

Chiropractic care has become mainstream, but at one time was controversial. Millions of people believe in the benefits which go beyond mere relief of pain.

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