Has your doctor diagnosed your symptoms of watery diarrhea, abdominal cramps, fever, and fatigue as clostridium difficile, or C diff? You're probably battling a lack of appetite (another typical symptom of c diff) and are picky about what … Read More
Even if you don't have anemia, you could have an iron deficiency that's sapping your energy. It's entirely possible, especially if you're a woman of reproductive age, to have borderline anemia without becoming fully anemic. When you're iron deficient but not anemic, you can still suffer from lower … Read More
In Part 1 of this article you learned about a study showing how chronic fatigue can be successfully treated with iron supplements in women who have iron deficiency but don’t have full blown anemia. (Find 9 Iron Deficiency Symptoms here.) The French and Swiss researchers … Read More
Do you think you have iron deficiency symptoms? Learn to identify the symptoms, and what to do about it if you are deficient in this vital element.
Iron Deficiency Symptoms
Iron is needed for the formation of hemoglobin in red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to deliver it to the … Read More
Instead of reaching for a dangerous energy drink or soda, try one of the following eight energy-boosting foods.
Energy-Boosting Foods #1: Green Tea
Caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate, cola, energy drinks) is a drug, a strong stimulant that actually generates a stress reaction in … Read More
Can an ancient healing therapy used thousands of years ago be effective in today’s fast pace world for reducing chronic fatigue symptoms? It can in fact—according to a recent study presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Additional validation of its effectiveness is … Read More
Guaraná is a flowering vine that grows in Brazil along the Amazon River. In the 1600s, Native Amazonian tribes were the first to use guaraná seeds as a brain stimulant in foods, beverages, ointments, and medicines. Researchers now understand that guaraná seed extract contains more caffeine than any other plant … Read More
Sore throats often begin with a slight tickling sensation that progresses to a painful irritation, which ultimately makes swallowing and talking difficult. But what are the most common sore throat causes, and what's the best way to treat a sore throat?
The condition—also called pharyngitis—occurs when your … Read More
Since the 1970s, frozen yogurt—“froyo,” as it's known—has been a popular alternative to traditional ice cream because it typically contains less fat and fewer calories. If you look closely at the nutritional content of some of the most loved brands, however, you’ll find that frozen yogurt can be high in … Read More
What is the most essential component of your body, the most essential nutrient in your diet, and something you can’t survive without for more than two to four days? Water! Water makes up about 60 percent of your body weight. If you’ve been asking yourself, your friends, family, or your … Read More