Heartburn—also known as acid reflux—is a very common complaint, usually considered to be relatively minor. If you are like most people, you have probably experienced this uncomfortable condition at one time during your life. Heartburn is the result of stomach acid seeping up into the esophagus, and can be triggered by a number of different things, including consumption of certain foods, obesity, pregnancy, or lying down immediately after eating.
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What if those wrinkles you’re starting to see in the mirror aren’t related to your age but related to diet? To look younger longer, you have to ramp up your nutrition, since nutritional deficiencies and oxidative stress are one of the major causes of aging skin.
Plantar fasciitis is commonly diagnosed foot pain that continues to baffle medical science, since there is no solid cause or natural treatment -- until now.
Have you ever wished you could turn back time just a bit, and get the thickness back in your hair, the strength back in your bones, teeth and nails, regulate your insulin and get the glow back to your skin? Well you can, if you get more silica in your life. Silica is the new calcium and more!
Being healthy isn’t only about a number on the scale nor is it about falling into a certain range on a “healthy weight” chart. What you are on the inside – fat or fit – is much more important than the outward view.
Toxic heavy metals are presenting a problem in your body that you may not be aware of by a process known as oxidation, which causes accumulated metals in your organs to bleed. The result is 'mystery symptoms' that might not show up on blood tests as a particular disease, or be immediately apparent to your practitioner, but that can cause problems in your every day life. The good news is, you aren't crazy and there is a way out by adding some heavy-metal-accumulating superfoods into your diet.
If you are finding you are losing your sense of taste and smell you may want to get more zinc in your life. Zinc deficiency is more common than you may think and causes many of the common symptoms you see today, from eczema and acne, to growth issues in children and stopping diarrhea. Zinc is effective is knocking back viruses such as colds and flu as well as bacteria such as streptococcus. Zinc deficiency treatment includes getting enough of the mineral naturally in your diet as well as targeted supplementation.
The so-called health benefits of apple cider vinegar are a lie, especially for diabetics, but there is one medicinal and natural food that is far better, not only for regulating blood sugar, but for boosting your immune system.
The Shingles virus is gaining recognition as a possible cause of jaw and tooth pain in many patients who are often misdiagnosed. As a result, these patients are receiving unnecessary dental treatments, but there are natural treatments you can try before opting for having a root canal.
Drugs used for Alzheimer's treatment are not always safe, shows the research. This is why people are looking for alternative, including foods that can help with aging brain and benefits diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
This is the story of one person who prefers cruise ship vs nursing home. She says it's cheaper to live on a cruise ship than in a nursing home. Alex Steblowsky reports.
Researchers say that there is improved survival with a heart attack if you exercise.
Researchers at Oregon State University say the natural compound rapamycin may help slow down aging.
Adrenal fatigue is a stress response that ages your body and wears it down over time. Drinking coffee masks and worsens this condition. Reverse adrenal fatigue and drink this coffee alternative to gain major health benefits.
If you have elderly parents, here's how to keep them both healthy and happy!
Researchers have found that bacteria in the gut may play a significant role in Alzheimer’s disease. This finding opens up new considerations for prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's.
Researchers say good sleep can lead to good sex. It has been confirmed by research that there is an association between decreased sexual function in postmenopausal women and shorter sleep durations with increased insomnia symptoms.
Researchers say that early memory loss may actually be reversed with music and meditation.
Do you want to look younger and stay looking younger? The answer is exercise. Scientists in California found that keeping your fitness up is a secret fountain of youth.
Researchers say that sitting too much and getting too little exercise may actually accelerate biological aging.
Once again researchers warn us that sitting can accelerate aging by as much as eight years. A new study highlights what our body is really doing on a cellular level when we are sedentary.
Researchers say that strategies aimed at delaying vision loss might also help to delay physical and mental decline among elderly people.
Hypertension (high blood pressure) can have devastating health consequences if not treated, including increasing your chances of developing dementia.
If you want a long life, an important step to take is to clean up your diet. But which diet do you choose? Scan the shelves of any bookstore or library and you will see a wide variety in what “experts” think you should eat.