We all love our cozy cotton T-shirts, shirts, pants, underwear, towels and sheets. They feel comfy and safe.
The cotton industry fosters that illusion with its “fabric of our lives” campaign, pushing the notion that this “natural “ fiber is healthy and creates happiness.
Nothing could be ... Views: 2049
Oily and acne skin can be more than a simple annoyance; it can have a detrimental effect on the sufferers everyday lifestyle. Many with this disorder have most likely tried numerous oily skin remedies and probably found nothing that really made a significant difference to get rid of oily skin. A ... Views: 515
Cleansing the body - especially the major organs of elimination, the colon, kidneys, liver and skin - is a natural health practice that is becoming more and more popular. The last 10 years have seen an explosion of products on the market that claim to cleanse and detox your body better than ... Views: 744
Ask Dr. Z - How to beat Fibromyalgia - the Brain-Oxygen Connection- there is HOPE
Quotes for Your Life
I get letters
Fibromyalgia - What is it?
Fibromyalgia is NOT a Disease
The Solution to Fibromyalgia
How to Begin
Your first step towards a healthier life
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The Pharmaceutical companies have become giants in the corporate world, all on the backs of the population with health problems. Is this good or bad? Well first of all we need to thank the Pharmaceutical companies for a lot of life saving drugs and helping some people's quality of life. But do ... Views: 928
The energy you expend always comes back.
I know this for sure.
This is true for all things, including your body. You must nurture it, work it, rest it. If you don't, the energy spent on neglect will eventually turn on you. It's not personal, just physics.
I chose not to get up and work out. ... Views: 2825
Two of the main reasons that we find it hard to lose weight is because of the fat that is absorbed in our body and because we get hungry. Dieting is much easier once you learn to control hunger throughout the day. The question to ask today is, do any safe appetite suppressants exist?
The ... Views: 693
Today is the day on the calendar when we officially celebrate Mothers' Day. However, mothers work their craft 365/24/7.
It's nice to have a day, but what mothers need is encouragement and reminders of how important they and their work are. Today I present 14 newly written affirmations ... Views: 1891
Can you lose weight as part of a fitness exercise program just by eating more fruit? Yes, you can. There are a number of remarkable fruits which can increase your vitamin C level and help you lose weight as well. Here are four of the best:
This is one of the best fruits for ... Views: 1441
Not all are blessed with sharp memory and hence, they need to work so hard to make their remembrance powerful. On the other hand, in today's world, you cannot do anything if you do not have good memory. Any job requires responsibilities and responsibilities can never be fulfilled successfully ... Views: 1295
When learning the basic Qi Dao movements, you will learn to use both hands, one performing the primary movement and the other performing the secondary movement. Qi Dao respects the philosophical principles of Yin and Yang common in Oriental schools of thought, which oppose as well as complement ... Views: 732
Being a mom of two autistic children can have its challenges as well as its rewards. Today I am not here to talk about the challenges I am here to talk about the wonderful rewards of having a child of autism.
First a little history, my 14 year old was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome in the ... Views: 620
This article explains how magnets work to aid healing in the body.
Many people are seeking alternative health care due to the high cost of paying for medical bills and knowing that one prescription drug will lead to another one, mainly because of side effects.
I recently went to the hospital ... Views: 750
In readings and energy sessions with my clients, I often get new ideas for helping individuals heal from age-old emotional wounds or traumas that continue to spark pain and anguish. My work with Ancestral Healings* has gone a long way toward addressing the psychic and emotional pain many ... Views: 857
Scalp hair loss is a common medical problem and it can cause embarrassment because hair loss is such a visible problem unless you wear a hat all the time. There are various ways to treat scalp hair loss including laser hair restoration, using a hair restoration product or having hair follicle ... Views: 2024
Candida, technically known as Candida Albicans, is a form of yeast found naturally in most humans. Although found in both males and females, women are eight times more likely to develop Candidiasis because of the effects of estrogen, birth control pills, and a generally higher use of ... Views: 373
As “Mothers Day” approaches, we become more aware of the relationship we have with our mothers and children. It is set aside to celebrate one of the most important days in the year; the one who gave us life. There are more bouquets of flowers sent on the special day than any other day in the ... Views: 959
Watching infomercials about the new, hot abdominal device or the cute little videos with the guys and girls that model an already lean and impressive set of rippling core muscles in a commercial workout that promises you an amazing set of abs with 5 minutes of work a couple of times a ... Views: 325
Teenage obesity in the United States has grown considerably in recent years. Between 16 and 33 percent of children and teenagers are obese. While obesity is easy to recognize, it is one of the most difficult medical conditions to treat. The earlier teenagers work towards a healthy weight the ... Views: 1335
To cure a UTI you just may need to stop taking antibiotics! What?
Thousands of urinary tract infection sufferers are curing their infection in the most unusual way… by not taking their antibiotics. Instead of traditional treatments, many patients are using simple natural health remedies to ... Views: 448
Given that diets are all about deprivation and strict rules, is it any wonder that the majority of diets fail long term, and that evidence suggests that you are more likely to gain further weight when you come off the “regime”?
“I am doing really well with my regime,” said Fran, a long life ... Views: 425
Scientists generally agree that ovarian cysts are caused by hormonal imbalances, causing fluid filled sacs to appear on the ovaries. A woman’s ovaries are two almond-sized glands that release an egg for fertilization once a month. Cysts on ovaries can happen to women of all ages, but fertility ... Views: 757
Various statistics indicate that more that 50% of the people in United Sates are affected by the vein problem called varicose veins. When blood is pumped in the body against gravity, the veins become enlarged due to the backflow of blood. The veins that become enlarged are called varicose ... Views: 499
Gout and kidney stones can cause some serious issues. If you suffer from both of these diseases, your pain tolerance is probably pretty high. The truth is that both of these diseases seem to affect the same people. This is because both gout and kidney stones are caused by the same ... Views: 1282
Everyone is aware of the controversy surrounding embryonic stem cells – those from unborn fetuses. But not everyone is aware that adult stem cells – those that are naturally present in the body from the moment you are born – can become virtually any cell in the body. In essence they are the ... Views: 364
A majority of individuals may now be reluctant to resort to pharmaceutical drugs as their rendered benefits often come with the package of harmful side effects. There is currently a deluge of pharmaceutical products and health supplements but the trend becoming popular nowadays is alternative ... Views: 393
I've realized for a while that this article (and possibly book) needed to be written - it's been percolating in my head for quite some time. Maybe the content is nothing new to you, especially if you're already making what you want out of your business, but my take on it may be. I've been told ... Views: 329
Mother’s Day is this Sunday and card stores are busy, candy counters are packed, florists are getting calls and stores are selling gift cards.
No one really knows what to get mom on Mother’s Day. She is such a vital, important part of our lives, and nothing quite seems good enough to buy her on ... Views: 696
As “Mothers Day” approaches, we become more aware of the relationship we have with our mothers and children. It is set aside to celebrate one of the most important days in the year; the one who gave us life. There are more bouquets of flowers sent on the special day than any other day in the ... Views: 558
It is quite obvious that as a person ages, the skin ages as well. Sometimes, a person feels twenty but the skin shows the real, biological age. Some people of advanced age simply give up on their skin, especially with stretch marks. But does this have to be the case? Should we really sacrifice ... Views: 463
Let’s say that you have done all you can to make your skin as radiant as possible during your pregnancy. What happens to your skin during post-pregnancy? To understand what to expect during post-pregnancy, we should understand well what happens during pregnancy.
To begin with, pregnancy ... Views: 560
Advancements in Science and Medicine have offered hope to those beset with cancer. As there have been constant researches and studies to find the cure for this deadly disease, standard medical measures are now being incorporated with alternative cancer treatment to instigate better results. The ... Views: 277
This article is an excerpt from "Hot Stone and Gem Massage" and taken from the website www.innertraditions.com
Origins of Hot Stone Massage
HOT STONE MASSAGE HAS ITS ORIGINS in Hawaii, where it is called Pohaku (rock/stone) Wai (water) Ola (life, health, being healthy). Since ancient times, ... Views: 1584
This article is an excerpt from " The Seasonal Detox Diet: Remedies from the Ancient Cookfire" and taken from the website www.innertraditions.com
The beauty of eating seasonal foods and using cleansing diets is their simplicity and their ability to help balance the systems of the human body. ... Views: 1078
This article is an excerpt from "Medical Herbalism: The Science and Practice of Herbal Medicine" and taken from the website www.innertraditions.com
The Cardiovascular System
The beauty of a spring meadow in bloom, the profound sense of presence in a grove of Redwoods--the heart takes flight ... Views: 1027
This article is an excerpt from "Gemstone Reflexology" and taken from the website www.innertraditions.com
THE GEM STICKS
The gem stick, also known as crystal tip or gem tip, bundles the energy in the tip of the stone and distributes it broadly on its blunt side.
This energy has a different ... Views: 2191
This article is an excerpt from "The Acid–Alkaline Diet for Optimum Health: Restore Your Health by Creating pH Balance in Your Diet" by Christopher Vasey, N.D. and taken from the website www.innertraditions.com
In addition to the alkaline minerals mentioned in the previous chapter, there are ... Views: 507
This article is an excerpt from "Optimal Digestive Health: A Complete Guide" by John Furlong, N.D., edited by Trent W. Nichols, M.D. and Nancy Faass, MSW, MPH, and taken from the website www.innertraditions.com
To practice truly preventive medicine, we have to know when to intervene. We need to ... Views: 941
Modern science is only now recognizing what the ancient mystics, alchemists and wise men have told us for thousands of years; that everything (including you) is in a constant state of vibration.
The most elemental and primal state of vibration is that of sound. Everything has an optimal ... Views: 1524
Getting (or staying) fit doesn't have to be a drag. Here are 11 ways to mix up your exercise routine to make it fun again.
1. Sign up for an event. It can be a 5K or a marathon; a fun run (which you can run or walk) a bike race or a triathlon. First, set a realistic goal and then enter an ... Views: 462
Fat that is stored inside the body shows up on the outside in the form of cellulite. Fat can be eliminated forever through the eating of natural, wholesome foods, body toning, and detoxification. But you already knew that, right? Losing fat and the appearance of cellulite is something that ... Views: 1821
Anyone engaged in a muscle or body building program have probably come across times where you get in a slump losing your focus and determination. It’s like you get off track and you just can’t seem to get back on again. Having just come out of a cough and cold that ravaged my system, I was faced ... Views: 449
Are you overweight but don’t know how it happened? Are you thinking back over the years of diets you have tried and wonder what went wrong why wasn’t it working for you? Do you start a diet with unrealistic goals? Do you try all the latest so called celebrity diets? If this is you then you are ... Views: 323
When someone comes out of the closet, they take a stand, and they take a risk. For centuries, gay and lesbian people hid their identities in order to survive. Then a few people said “no more.” Decided to risk public censure, job loss, jail, so that things could change. And things have changed. ... Views: 370
If you want to lose belly fat, you will need to put in the required physical activity as well as change your diet. Unfortunately, there is no way to spot-reduce fat on your body. If you want to lose belly fat, you need to burn calories and lose fat throughout your entire body. However, if you ... Views: 892
Do you ever get the feeling that you are taking one step forward and two steps backwards?
You lose a little weight then it all gets a bit scary and you stop dieting? And then all the weight mysteriously comes back.
Or you stick to the diet all day but then in the evening you crave and long ... Views: 1782
I spend a lot of time coaching people through emotional eating. It’s a bit like taking apart an onion (ever noticed how many food metaphors I use?). Take off one layer, you think you’ve cracked it then there’s another issue to deal with.
And all of us are susceptible to our old ... Views: 349
In order to control high blood pressure, you have to control your weight. This is based on statistics that almost 30 percent of people with high blood pressure can be cured by losing weight.
An additional fat will need blood capillaries measuring a length of about 5 miles longer, hence, ... Views: 598
Kidneys affect high blood pressure due to certain imbalances while in the process of cleansing our body of about 50 gallons of fluid daily. Any imbalance will cause the filtering units of the kidneys called nephrons, to exert more effort than what is normally required.
The nephrons will also ... Views: 364
A healthy diet is essential to maintain your health and a normal weight. However, unlike what many believe, eating well does not mean abandoning all tasty foods, or give up on all foods you like; it is, instead, choosing a variety of foods from all groups such as fruits, vegetables, grains, ... Views: 396