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Essential Oil Remedies for Pain

(Do you have a favorite pain remedy? Tell us about it in a comment, please!)Some of the best remedies for pain are in the form of essential oils! Helpful are essential oils of basil, clove, camphor, menthol, eucalyptus, ginger, black pepper, wintergreen and peppermint, rosemary oils, and are all beneficial for pain management. Essential Oils...

Study: Frankincense Essential Oil Superior to Chemotherapy in Destroying Cancer Cells

What is frankincense? Frankincense is a fragrant plant resin that comes from the Boswelllia sacra tree found across Africa and the Arabian peninsula. It’s been used for centuries as a folk medicine, largely because of its anti-inflammatory properties. The oil of frankincense has been used for thousands of years to treat and prevent disease-causing inflammation, boost immunity,...

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...

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...

Is Coffee a Pain Killer?

Adequate sleep and caffeine intake were found to be just as effective as some commonly-used analgesics such as ibuprofen in easing pain, according to a recent animal study published in the journal Nature Medicine. According to researchers at the Boston Children’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, chronic sleep deprivation leads to increased pain sensitivity. The...

Managing Diabetes Naturally

What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a chronic biochemical disorder which affects the body’s ability to use carbohydrates, sugars and starches. People with diabetes are not able to produce sufficient insulin or are unable to use the insulin they produce effectively enough to break down glucose or sugar in the blood and make it available to...

Artificial sweeteners found to cause weight gain

A study published online on the Canadian Medical Association Journal website revealed that using artificial sweeteners may increase the odds of long-term obesity and related conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The use of artificial or non-nutritive sweeteners — such as sucrose, stevia, and aspartame — picked up steam in the previous years....

Is Chronic Fatigue Real?

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating condition that affects up to 2.5 million Americans,1 incurring up to $51 billion in annual medical costs.2 There are actually a number of different names used for this condition, including myalgic encephalopathy/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), post-viral fatigue syndrome (PVFS) and chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome (CFIDS).3 The most common designation is...

Demystifying Diabetes: Testing, Causes, Lifestyle Tips and Available Treatments

Diabetes is the result of a metabolic disorder in which blood sugar (glucose) levels are above normal.A fasting blood sugar test measures the amount of sugar (glucose) in your blood after you fast  for eight hours. Your fasting blood sugar is normal if it’s 70 mg/dL to 100 mg/dL.If your fasting blood sugar is...

Home Remedies for Muscle Soreness

Muscle soreness can hit after a workout, a long day at work, or during an illness. While creams and rubs help to an extent, there are other ways to stop the soreness. These home remedies can stop muscle soreness fast, regardless of what caused them.Heat and coldAlternating heat and cold can help stop muscle...
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