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Minimize Your Risk of Getting Infected by a Virus

By |2020-05-24T11:11:58+00:00May 24th, 2020|Natural Health|

In today’s world, figuring out how to avoid viral infections is obviously important business. The news is full of advice on the subject. Much of it is poorly informed or wrong. There are important measures you should take to dodge viruses – and I’ll explain those in a moment – [...]

The High Health Cost of Low-Calorie Sweeteners

By |2020-05-17T11:01:52+00:00May 17th, 2020|Natural Health|

One of the chief complaints lodged against low or no-calorie artificial sweeteners is that they don’t help you lose weight. As a matter of fact, they seem to have the opposite effect: low-calorie sweeteners may actually lead you to gain weight, not lose it.1 How’s that for irony? Plus, despite [...]

Natural Yeast Helps the Body Resist Disease

By |2020-05-10T10:41:11+00:00May 10th, 2020|Natural Health|

Ever feel like you get more than your fair share of colds and other annoying illnesses? In today’s world, it’s a challenge to remain disease-free and avoid colds, viruses and severe illness. But even when it’s “just” a cold, your immune system’s efforts at combating infection can lead to body [...]

The Truth About Nighttime Anxiety and What to Do About it

By |2020-04-26T06:06:55+00:00April 26th, 2020|Natural Health|

Why does it seem that one’s darkest thoughts emerge in the middle of the night? Perhaps in the light of day it’s easier to ignore feelings of anxiousness or despair? Anxiety is a normal human emotion characterized by feelings of worry and nervousness. You may feel anxiety during stressful episodes [...]

Fevers: What You Need to Know Including Natural Remedies

By |2020-04-24T18:47:12+00:00April 19th, 2020|Natural Health|

You place your hand on your warm forehead and realize something is amiss. A thermometer confirms your suspicion: it’s a fever. Before pushing the panic button, know that feeling a little feverish means your body’s immune system is doing its job. Fever is one of the body’s most effective ways [...]

Classic Bedtime Beverage Boosts Circulation to the Legs

By |2020-04-12T14:22:17+00:00April 12th, 2020|Natural Health|

If you’re over the age of 40, then you’re at risk for peripheral arterial disease, or PAD. PAD involves a narrowing of the arteries that carry blood to the legs. The most noticeable symptom is leg pain while walking which gets better with rest. While there’s no cure for PAD, [...]

New Help for Inflammatory Diseases Like Arthritis in Your Kitchen

By |2020-03-29T11:42:23+00:00March 29th, 2020|Natural Health|

From making cookies to cleaning the stove, baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations. But its use extends far beyond leavening dough and scrubbing away stains. For many, baking soda is a home remedy for common ailments like coughs, sunburn, muscle aches, and urinary tract infections. Naturopathic physicians [...]

Tooth Trouble? New Research Links Poor Dental Health to Serious Health Problems

By |2020-03-08T11:45:20+00:00March 8th, 2020|Natural Health|

In the past, we’ve delved into the importance of good dental health on this site, as well as its sister publication, Aging Defeated. But after hearing the dental woes of my older (and younger!) friends and family members I believe the topic needs to be covered once again. The message [...]

The Oldest “New” Cold and Flu Remedy

By |2020-03-01T13:21:34+00:00March 1st, 2020|Natural Health|

Winter weather is still hanging on in many parts of the country and could be around for another month or two, depending on where you live. Unfortunately, winter’s nasty pals cold and flu aren’t going anywhere, either. Now we have the coronavirus to add to our worries. So, finding an [...]

Exercising This Part of the Body May Seem Odd, But it Could Save Your Life

By |2020-02-23T11:47:23+00:00February 23rd, 2020|Natural Health|

One out of every four people over 65 will lose balance and fall down this year. Three million will end up in the emergency department; 30,000 will suffer hip fractures and head injuries that are so bad they die from them. For someone in their 80s, a hip fracture is [...]

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