Natural diuretics are herbs or other plants used for their effect on the urinary tract and fluid balance. Diuretics are primarily used to eliminate excess fluid from body tissues, to flush the urinary tract in the treatment of urinary infections, and in detoxification of the body via increased excretion of
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With literally billions of people traveling by air every year now, researchers are finally starting to gather and publish more data about the health risks associated with airplane travel. In terms of the common cold, it is now well-accepted that acute respiratory infections are frequently experienced after air travel. So
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
The thick gel found in the leaf of the aloe vera plant has been used for thousands of years to heal a variety of topical conditions. In fact, aloe gel was one of the most frequently prescribed medicines in the 18th and 19th centuries. The gel is composed of 95 to
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), an unrelenting intestinal disorder, occurs in up to 1 in 5 Americans, presenting with bloating, alteration in bowel habits, pain, and cramping. Diet may be your first line of defense. Here are 10 evidence-based strategies that may minimize symptoms:
What is the low FODMAP diet?
The low FODMAP
Infections May be Common Cause of Falls
Falls among older adults may be precipitated by an underlying infection, rather than by frailty, balance issues, or other age-related factors. Falls are a common cause of head injuries and disability in the elderly. Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital analyzed data on 161 patients
Aloe vera has long been used externally as an antiseptic to ease sunburns and unpleasant skin conditions such as psoriasis, but research shows aloe vera can help your body internally, too. Discover the 6 health benefits of aloe vera juice on your heart.
Many of us want to simplify our lives and do a detox cleanse to ring in the New Year. The simple detox program presented here—consisting of a liver detox tea and the Elimination Diet— is uncomplicated, inexpensive, and effective!
On today’s News Bulletin, we expound on 3 of the common causes of fatigue and the corresponding natural remedies you can utilize to regain your energy: adrenal fatigue, cancer fatigue, and environmental toxins.
The traditional “tonic” Rhodiola was responsible for the extraordinary strength and endurance of the ancient Vikings. But according to Harvard researchers, Rhodiola is also one of the top natural remedies for depression…