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10 Healing Plants Which Were Used By The Native Americans To Treat Anything From Joint Pain To Cancer For Centuries

More and more people are ditching the traditional medicine and its chemically produced medications and look for natural remedies to every medical …

Alternative Medicine

U.S. Health Care Ranked Worst in the Developed World

The U.S. health care system has been subject to heated debate over the past decade, but one thing that has remained consistent is the level of …

Health Care

9 Foods That Can Cause Anger, Anxiety, And Spaciness, According To Eastern Medicine

Eastern Medicine, which can include things like Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TMC), often looks at nutrition and foods that affect your …

Alternative Medicine

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

10 Yoga Poses That Will Help You Poop

Yoga as a cure for constipation is ironically not a stretch, doctors say.<p>By<p>Apr 20 2018, 10:30 AM<p>If it’s rumors of embarrassing farts that are holding …

Yoga

What Are Dense Breasts?

Know your girls.<p>"My doctor told me that I have dense breasts. What does that mean exactly? And should I be concerned?"<p>Answer: It's not an immediate cause for concern, but here's what you need to know:<p>What are dense breasts?<p>Our breasts are composed of three kinds of tissue: glandular (the milk …

Cancer

You can now take Yale’s most popular (and mood-boosting) class ever online for free

Earlier this year, Yale University introduced a course on happiness that quickly rose to fame on its campus. The class, called “Psychology and the …

Higher Education

Why all men 'should be concerned about declining testosterone'

There is a strong link between men's low levels of testosterone and having two or more chronic diseases such as arthritis, high blood pressure, and …

Medical Research

Yes, Probiotic Turmeric Soda Exists — And It's Super Easy To Make. Here's How

If you haven't dabbled in homemade ferments before, turmeric soda is a great place to start. Fermenting turmeric is actually the secret to …

Alternative Medicine

Could gut bacteria cause joint pain?

Finding a link between osteoarthritis and the bacteria in our guts seems unlikely. However, new research concludes that they could, in fact, be …

Osteoarthritis

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

Wellness

How to increase hemoglobin: Home remedies

Hemoglobin is a protein found in the red blood cells. These cells are responsible for carrying oxygen around the body.<p>In addition to transporting …

Wellness

A Simple Poop Transplant Could Fix a Debilitating Brain Disease, Study Shows

Everything is linked in your body.<p>Scientists have been increasingly discovering how our gut bacteria affect health, and how a poop transplant to …

Medical Research

7 Benefits and Uses of Castor Oil

Castor oil is a multi-purpose vegetable oil that people have used for thousands of years.<p>It’s made by extracting oil from the seeds of the <i>Ricinus</i> …

Alternative Medicine

Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners

Your diet soda might just be worse than a regular one.<p>There are a lot of myths about artificial sweeteners. The main one is that they’re actually better for you than regular sugar. Low-calorie sweeteners have been around for decades now, and we’re finally at a point where we’ve studied them enough …

Diabetes

The 17 Best Foods to Relieve Constipation

About 14% of people experience chronic constipation at some point (1).<p>Symptoms include passing stools less than three times per week, straining, …

Nutrition

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Dementia

How this woman's Apple Watch detected her severe thyroid issue

She had ZERO symptoms.<p>Heather Hendershot’s new Apple Watch started to beep one night when she was watching TV with her husband. The watch warned her that her heart rate was around 120 beats per minute — above normal for a 25-year-old who's just hanging out, she told <i>The Topeka Capital-Journal</i>.<p>The …

Women's Health

Cortisol out of control? An ancient herbal formula addresses this very modern problem

<i>Feeling run-down, but still can’t sleep well at night? Jill Blakeway, DACM, a doctor of Chinese medicine, says this is common among her stressed-out</i> …

Wellness

Healing process after breast cancer surgery may trigger cancer to spread, study says

Doctors have long wondered why breast cancer patients are more likely to see their cancer spread within the first 18 months after a lumpectomy or mastectomy.<p>A new study suggests the wound healing that follows surgery may trigger this spread.<p>As the immune system works to heal the surgical scar, it …

Cancer

This $10 Whole Foods Buy Cured My Chronically Bloated Stomach in 24 Hours

For the better part of April, I've unwillingly accessorized my go-to uniform of vintage Levi jeans, a white T-shirt, and a black leather jacket with …

Wellness

The 7 Best Foods for Fighting Inflammation

Some foods cause inflammation, but these may actually tamp it down.<p><i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> 100 Most Healing …

Nutrition

6 Mushrooms That Act as Turbo-Shots for Your Immune System

The magic of medicinal mushrooms<p>Does the thought of medicinal mushrooms scare you off? Take a deep breath and stay with us. Yes, we’re going to tell …

Wellness

Once you learn these 5 brutal truths about life, you’ll be a much better person (according to Buddhism)

Life is no picnic. All too often, we have to overcome obstacles in order to survive.<p>Sometimes we try to deny these obstacles because they’re too …

Meditation

14 Amazing Products to Give Headache Sufferers Some Relief

Headaches have a way of stopping anyone in their tracks. Pain, tension, and other symptoms like light sensitivity, nausea, and dizziness can quickly turn a good day into a bad one. And people who suffer from migraines or chronic headaches spend a lot of time looking for the best relief besides …

Sinusitis

The process of building trust works in the opposite way that you think it does

<i>Wharton psychologist and author Adam Grant recently sat down with Daniel Coyle, author of the new book</i> The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups<i>, to talk about the surprising truth about how trust works, and how we can build it in groups large and small. This article is a condensed</i> …

Self-improvement

Local Farmers Will Replace Oil And Electric Companies, If A Purdue Prof Gets His Way

A Purdue University professor is developing a way for farmers to capture solar energy without blocking the sunlight their crops need.<p>The solar collectors being developed by Chemical Engineering Professor Rakesh Agrawal and his colleagues would capture infrared radiation for energy production while …

Clean Energy

Castor Oil Is The New Coconut Oil—& Here's Why

We'd go by anything that SZA recommends, because have you <i>seen</i> her? So when she became the zillionth person to tell us that she swears by castor oil …

Coconut

9 Brain Fog Remedies That Are Actually Backed Up By Science

If you've ever wandered through life feeling like you're under water, brain fog might be to blame. Anxiety, depression, chronic pain, poor diet, lack …

Wellness

Perimenopause doesn't have to be a battle. Here's how I stopped fighting my hormones — and changed my life.

At first I felt betrayed by my body, but perimenopause doesn’t have to be my enemy.<p>If you believe what you read online, perimenopause — the long, slow decline of estrogen and progesterone that leads to the end of menstruation at menopause — is the cause of nearly every imaginable ill for Gen-X …

Middle Age