Lung Cancer – Carcinoma

Lung carcinoma is the foremost cause of cancer-related death in the world. Approximately 85% of cases are related to cigarette smoking. Its symptoms can consist of cough, weight loss, hemoptysis, chest discomfort or pain, and, less commonly; however, a lot of patients present with metastatic disease with no any clinical symptoms. The diagnosis is in…

Effective Ways To Lower High Cholesterol

Can you lower your cholesterol naturally? Emphatically yes! Cholesterol, with all its hype, is the most misunderstood fat. Our bodies must have cholesterol to produce hormones, bile acids and vitamin D – plus it is an essential part of our brain and cell membranes. The majority of cholesterol is manufactured by our own bodies, acting…

Toothpaste and Mouth Ulcers – Is There a Link?

Mouth ulcers and other common mouth conditions Nearly everyone will remember suffering from a mouth ulcer at some point in their lives, while around 20% of people experience recurrent mouth ulcers. These have often been linked with anxiety, eating sharp foods which damage the tissue of the mouth and women's hormonal changes. Certain foods have…

Wellness From the Inside Out

I attended an event to listen to an individual speak who has been a medical doctor for over 55 years. He spoke about oxidative stress, free radicals and their impact on chronic disease and illness. He was a funny man with a passion for wellness. However, it was clear that his real passion is helping…

Alcohol Abuse and the Liver

Alcohol abuse affects our health and our body in a variety of ways. Several keys organs and internal functions can be irreparably damaged because of heavy drinking over an extended period of time. Chief among those areas at risk is the liver – one of our body's most critical organs. Once the liver is damaged…

Why Do I Keep Getting Tonsil Stones?

Why do you keep getting tonsil stones? There really is no straightforward answer to that question. Some theories claim that tonsil stones or tonsillitis run in families and it is all about genetics, while other schools of thought claim that it is not heretitary. While some people who have good oral hygiene practices, brushing their…

Amalaki – A Disease-Fighting SuperFood

The age-old motto "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" is common in the US. The apple provides ample vitamin C as well as anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-viral benefits. However, there is a powerful and sour little fruit that heralds from the Himalayan mountain region that may be set to take over the US…

Fibromyalgia Symptoms & Associated Conditions

Fibromyalgia (FM) has a wide range of symptoms and overlapping conditions! It is easy to mistake one condition or symptom for another. FM, along with these other related factors, is often misdiagnosed and misunderstood. FM is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain and weakness. The American College of Rheumatology established a guideline for diagnosis in 1990.…

Recovery After a Bone Fracture

Question: My 15-year-old son broke his collarbone five weeks ago. He was discharged from the fracture clinic this week and told he could run but not take part in any sport for eight weeks. He is a goalkeeper for a soccer team, and due for trails. Can you suggest anything to help the bone continue…

Natural Remedies for Stress Relief

I feel tired even without doing any work! Even I do not do any physical or strenuous work even then I feel extremely tired and low energy. I have lost enthusiasm in doing any work and fall like sleeping every moment. My legs shake when I walk I do not like eating anything I do…

What You Should Know About Atrial Fibrillation Treatment

Atrial Fibrillation is an emergency medical condition characterized by irregular and usually rapid heart rhythm. It primarily affects the atria, which are the 2 upper chambers of the heart. The arrhythmia (irregular rhythm) is caused by abnormal electrical impulses in the heart due to lack of coordination in atrial activity. As a result, Atrial Fibrillation…

The Health Benefits of Hemp in Animals

Hemp protein powder and hemp seed oil are not only super-foods for people, but can also do wonders for your pet (including dogs, cats and horses). Hemp is filled with important and crucial nutrition including polyunsaturated good fats [with naturally occurring ideal 1:3 ratio of Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids (EFAs)], protein, vitamins (including…