It’s normal to feel a little apprehensive from time to time. Let’s face it—life can be stressful. All of us worry about things like financial problems, work, family struggles, or health. But sometimes anxiety can become so severe that completing simple, everyday tasks is difficult. When this occurs, it may
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Bergamot benefits include raising the HDL (good) cholesterol levels significantly! But in addition to lipid control benefits, bergamot reduces anxiety in a natural way when used in aromatherapy.
Uh-oh… you’re feeling those dread signs of a flu bug. Some of us, upon feeling that tickle deep in the throat, will opt for flu remedies involving a prescription for the anti-viral med Tamiflu, but is it really worth it? And is it more effective than home flu remedies?
As we age, we often hear from parts of our bodies that have run on ‘automatic pilot’ forever—a knee hurts, our back aches, we wake up stiff and sore. Many of us immediately reach for the painkillers—but some of these medications have a greater risk of harmful side effects in
You may have heard of maca root, but what exactly is it? Native to the Andes Mountains in Peru, maca root—after harvesting—can be sundried and then processed as a supplement. Also called ‘‘Peruvian ginseng,” maca is an adaptogen, meaning it helps the body adapt to stress..
A popular health
Acupuncture and magnet therapy show promising results in clinical trials. Although they don’t heal the true underlying causes of depression, they may lift the individual’s spirits enough to enable them to work on the true causes.
Depression often leads to other diseases such as heart disease, high cholesterol, obesity, diabetes, or Alzheimer’s. Could what you are eating be the first step in this vicious downward spiral?
Infrared sauna benefits included more energy and better mood in people suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome.
Some people don’t like to take drugs. While it’s definitely not advisable to self-treat for depression without the guidance of your doctor, and you should never, ever stop taking medication for depression against medical advice, there are instances when so-called natural depression remedies may be in order.
St. John’s wort, possibly