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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Studies confirm the benefits of essential oils for sleep. Find out how aromatherapy works and which essential oils are proven to help with sleep.
Do you want to learn how to make your house smell good without using harmful chemicals? Some air fresheners contain ingredients that can make your family sick. Don’t spray toxic air into your home! Use our DIY potpourri recipes.
What is Sleep Hygiene?
Sleep hygiene is the term specialists use for good habits that promote sleep. These include keeping regular hours, even on weekends and vacations, and going to bed at the same time and waking at the same time every day to keep your sleep schedule consistent. A nighttime
Q: I’m seeing lavender used in recipes, is it safe?
A: Lavender, a member of the mint family, has a sweet floral flavor that is intensified with drying. Dried lavender is part of the mixture of herbs called Herbes de Provence, but it can be used safely alone as a flavoring for baked
Q; I heard that red meats like hot dogs and bacon can be as bad as smoking. I don’t eat these every day, but I do enjoy the occasional chili cheese dog and a bit of bacon with my breakfast. Do I really have to give these up?
A: The guidelines
Research suggests that restful, restorative sleep is a prerequisite for the health and proper functioning of the brain, and that chronic sleep insufficiency can be highly damaging in a variety of ways. For example, a study published Dec. 20, 2015 in Nature Neuroscience suggests that poor sleep may be linked
Men and women can experience anxiety differently, but both can find relief with natural remedies.
With hundreds of natural remedies for anxiety, how do you know what works best? Here are two effective natural treatment plans for anxiety used by leading naturopathic doctors.