Heroin – Use and Abuse

Heroin is an illegal, highly addictive drug and the most rapidly acting of the opiates. Heroin is processed from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from the seed pod of certain varieties of poppy plants. Heroin is typically sold as a white or brownish powder or as the black sticky substance known on the streets…

Indigestion? 9 Foods to Avoid

Indigestion can be painful, embarrassing, and if you have to keep buying over-the-counter remedies, it’s expensive. You already know that! Do you long for relief from disturbed nights, stomach cramps, wind, bloating, constipation – or alternatively diarrhoea? Of course you do! Are you plagued with stomach pain? The good news is that there’s a lot…

The Correlation Between Heartburn And Headache

Pain in the chest, stomach acid rising to the throat and a sour taste in the mouth are the basic symptoms most heartburn sufferers have to deal with. It gets even worse when you lie down. Dealing with heartburn is bad enough, but put back pain or a headache in the mix then you feel…

Back Pain – 7 Potentially Fatal Causes

Your back hurts. So what? Everybody has a little back pain now and then. But what if it could kill you? Most people suffer back pain as the result of daily stresses on the structural support of the body: the bones, discs, muscles, and ligaments in and around the spine. Just as a car gets…

Recurrent Epstein Barr

The Epstein Barr virus that causes mononucleosis or glandular fever, has the ability to establish a lifelong presence in the body. In the majority of people a healthy immune system keeps the virus in check. However about 6% of people get re-activated or recurrent Epstein Barr for weeks, months or years after the initial infection.…

Suboptimal Thyroid Can Cause Weight Gain and Depression

One of Oprah’s viewers diagnosed her as having a problem with her thyroid. That was one factor in her constant struggle with weight. Your thyroid is the main hormone of metabolism and it affects your energy, weight, mood, temperature, fertility, menstrual cycles, hair growth, bowel movements, sleep and more. It’s a hormone that is sometimes…

Diatomaceous Earth – An Amazing Creation of Mother Nature

In Biochemistry of Essential Ultratrace Elements, a 1972 report by Dr. Edith Carlisle, she states that Silicon is an essential element for bone growth and nutritionally important for preventing some forms of chronic diseases associated with aging. Unusually large amounts of silicon was noted in the skin and hair. More impressive was that the aorta,…