Health

Gastritis Symptoms: 4 Natural Treatments for This ‘Sick Tummy’ Problem

Symptoms of this uncomfortable condition account for more than 2 million visits to the doctor each year in the U.S. alone. This is because gastritis symptoms can wreak all kinds of havoc on people’s digestive tracts, leaving them in all sorts of pain and discomfort.What is gastritis, you ask? It’s an uncomfortable digestive problem caused by...

Ride On! A Concise Bicycle Buyer’s Guide

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Are you looking for a new bike? Perhaps, you have just decided to take up cycling, or maybe you are an avid cyclist and need a replacement bicycle. Although price is a significant purchasing consideration, it should not be the sole decision-maker for your new bike. Bikes can range from $200 to $2,000.Below...

Police put the brakes on bike thefts

One UI police officer is trying to put the brakes on bike thefts by creating a decoy. It's called an anti-theft bike.Law enforcement officials say September is a big month for bike thefts since students are returning to campus. They hope this new way of catching thieves will cut down those numbers.While the department...

Sunday Solutions: Magnesium HEALS Depression!

More than 350 million people on our planet suffer from depression, and it also has a profound effect on their loved ones. One of the most popular treatments, SSRI antidepressants, is risky, expensive, and not terribly effective. This has prompted some scientists to look for alternatives, and it appears they may have found a...

Monday Solutions: Reduce Your Stress Levels!

When something gets you stressed out—like sitting in traffic, trying to get to an important meeting on time—have you ever noticed that you start to think of all the other things weighing on you? Before you know it, there's a domino effect of negative thoughts, all telling you how bad your day is going to...

Chronic Inflammation? You’re Not Alone

There is growing consensus – among holistically-minded healthcare providers and conventionally-trained physicians alike – that chronic inflammation is the root cause of chronic disease. And, as we all know, chronic diseases like, arthritis, cancer and diabetes, are a growing concern throughout the Western world. (for good reason – as you’ll soon see)In fact, the National...

Monday Solutions: How to Mellow Your Heartburn Pain

Heartburn is described as a burning sensation that can be felt in the chest specifically at the lower sternum. Such pain is caused by a reflux of digestive acid that shoots up and enters the lower esophagus thus resulting in a burning sensation and acute pain.This condition is also called as acid reflux, cardialgia,...

Baby formula is loaded with GMOs – Avoid these brands!

A petition is circulating to persuade three of the top infant formula brands in the U.S. -- Abbott Laboratories (Similac), Mead Johnson Nutrition (Enfamil) and Nestle (Gerber Good Start) -- to stop using genetically modified (GM) ingredients in their baby products. Each of these powdered formulas is loaded with corn and soy byproducts, along...

Tell Me Lies: Gluten Intolerance May Be Wildly Over-Diagnosed!

Listen up: You are more likely to experience allergic reactions from eating fruits and vegetables than gluten, according to a paper published in the Clinical & Experimental Allergy. Although many claim that they’re allergic to gluten, the study showed that only one percent of people actually have a reaction to wheat compared to the...

Resveratrol compound in grapes found to kill cancer stem cells

The answer to preventing colon cancer could be literally dangling in front of you. That is, if you’re in a vineyard. Scientists have recently discovered that grapes could hold the answer to killing colon cancer stem cells.Researchers from the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute have found a potential cure for colon cancer. They discovered that the compounds...
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