Ovarian Cysts and the Use of Soy Products

There is a great confusion about one of the main cause of ovarian cysts. Excess estrogen! Or what we know in alternative medicine as estrogen dominance. Prior to ovulation, there is supposed to be a surge of progesterone to help the egg to be released and at the same time prevent the formation of permanent…

What Are The Main Causes Of Liver Failure?

There are several diseases which can cause a liver to malfunction. The causes of liver failure may be liver cell damage, obstruction to bile flow, viral hepatitis, drug induced hepatitis, cirrhosis, and liver cancer among many others. Most causes of liver failure will be discussed below. A defective synthesis of proteins and detoxification can cause…

Gall Bladder and Back Pain

The gall bladder back pain is usually caused due to the inflammatory or improper functioning of gall bladder, which is a small pear-shaped organ on the underside of the liver, in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. Its main function is to collect and store bile, which is used by the body to digest…

Raw Food Diets in Dogs and Cats

The systems in animals are accredited to raw food and use it effectively for maintaining good health and well-being. In this way, in the wild animals live long and healthy lives. However, in our homes, we tend to give our dogs and cats cooked food or processed food bought from supermarkets. They may affect their…

Stomach Ulcers: How to Heal Them With Herbs

The good news for people with ulcers is that there are many effective, safe, herbs that are available that can help ulcers to heal. One of the main herbs is licorice, with a number of clinical studies confirming its usefulness in treating ulcers. In addition to licorice, there are several anti-inflammatory, ulcer-healing, stomach-soothing herbs. All…

Digestive Disorders and Herbal Remedies

Introduction Diseases that are associated with the gastrointestinal tract are called digestive disorders. The Digestive System is made up of various organs that work in harmony. Stress and bad lifestyle can easily disrupt this harmony. Recent studies reveal that half of the American population is affected by some form of digestive disorders. Digestive disorders can…

Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplant & Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a serious and life-threatening illness that is associated with premature death. If one thinks of the heart as a pump, progressive damage to this pump's muscle fibers results in decreased "pump efficiency," which causes blood to, essentially, back-up within the vascular system under increased pressure. This increased back-pressure causes swelling…

How to Escape From a Heart Attack

More and more people are now suffering from and are dying of heart attacks. This is the major threat to the healthy life of Americans. It is the No. 1 killer disease in the United States. It has been a nightmare to many an American citizen in such a way that a victim even dies…

5 Reasons Why Nuts Are Heart Healthy

Have you ever wondered why the heart is so important? Heart is a pumping machine that supplies oxygenated blood (pure blood) to all the cells in the body and collects deoxygenated or impure blood from them. The impure blood is sent to the lungs for oxygenation. This complete process is complex and continuous. Thus heart…