Alternative Medicine

Acupuncture helps me cope with anxiety, so I asked an acupuncturist to explain why

In my early twenties, I had my first panic attack.<p>I was at a concert with some friends, and suddenly, I couldn’t hear anything. I felt light headed. …

Acupuncture

Dr. Andrew Weil Says We’re Taking Too Many Medicines

Dr. Andrew Weil, still sporting his trademark white whiskers at age 75, says that we are taking too many medications. Dr. Weil is perhaps best known for popularizing the concept of integrative medicine, which melds traditional medicine with “alternative” healing techniques.<p>In his new book, “Mind …

Integrative Medicine

Soothe Painful Heartburn With Effective Natural Remedies

Prone to heartburn and in search of some natural remedies? Keeping your use of acid-controlling meds to a minimum is a smart way to lower your risk …

Medicine

7 Ways to Repel Ticks Naturally

Keep your family and pets tick-free without the use of chemical-laden commercial repellents. Here's how to repel ticks naturally:<p>1<p>Use Essential …

Gardening

How to Cure the Vacation Hangover

On a recent 10-day anniversary trip through Belgium and Amsterdam, I decided to test-drive five over-the-counter hangover remedies. Which worked …

Alcohol

6 Dark Underarm Remedies You Probably Didn't Know About

Newsflash: underarm whitening doesn't have to be painful (and, you know, painfully expensive). Some of the best spot fighters can be found <i>riiight</i> in …

Medicine

What's the Buzz About Manuka Honey?

My dentist runs marathons on the weekends like other people run errands. He's 60 but looks 40 and, of course, has amazing teeth. He's cool like …

Medicine

Everything You Need To Know About Summer Foot Care From A Podiatrist

These expert-approved tips and tricks will leave cracked heels, blisters and ingrown toe nails in your rear view!<p>Pedicure season is here and with it …

Beauty

The dangers of DIY teeth whitening

What to be aware of before whitening your teeth at home<p>For most of us who enjoy a red wine, black coffee or green juice, our teeth can be far from …

Beauty

What Is a Kidney Cleansing Diet and Why Is It Important?

The importance of maintaining a kidney cleansing diet cannot be overemphasized. Healthy kidneys are essential to a variety of body functions. Your …

Detoxification

Why Do My Allergies Get Worse When Running?

It sounds like you have allergic rhinitis. You are not alone, and you can guess the magnitude of the problem by checking the allergy section of your local pharmacy. Your allergies are likely seasonal and probably due to pollens in the air. (Stuck indoors? Take the dread out of the mill with these …

Health

Hay Fever Getting You Down? Here Are 22 Doctor-Approved Tips To Keep Symptoms At Bay

"<p>Take that, pollen.<p>Hay fever season is in full swing bringing with it leaky eyes, clogged sinuses and sneezing fits galore.<p>In fact, if you haven’t gone through 40 boxes of tissues by now you’re doing well.<p>While gin can’t help relieve symptoms (despite recent reports stating that it could), there …

Medicine

The Art of Standing Still

<b>Before I opened my own martial arts school, I used to practice martial arts at a local elementary school on weekends.</b> I would bring my training …

Qigong

6 Fascinating Reasons You Need Castor Oil

Castor oil—have you reaped the benefits yet? If you’ve been quick off the mark and already slather it on your hair, brows, eyelashes and more, kudos. …

Medicine

7 signs your teeth are being damaged because of stress

And can you *really* lose your teeth because of it?<p>Last week it was reported that actress Demi Moore had lost her two front teeth because of stress. …

Medicine

6 Best Natural OTC Remedies For Constipation—And You Can Buy Them Online

Whether it's an occasional blockage or a chronic problem, straining to go number two is never any fun. Although constipation is really common—affecting four million people in the U.S., according to the experts at Johns Hopkins—it can still be embarrassing, which is why you might be reluctant to …

Medicine

These Plants Relieve Aches and Pains. Here is How to Grow Them at Home

Reduce your dependency on pills and medications by becoming empowered with knowledge of natural plant remedies that can accomplish the same task …

Herbs

There Is No "1 Thing" That'll Make You Healthy, but Here's a Game Plan

Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Cera Hensley<p>I've had my share of health woes for 20-something. While I'm so fortunate to be in overall good …

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Gwyneth Paltrow didn’t invent the American naturopathy trend, this guy did

How to sell the feel-goods to the public, version 1.0<p>Benedict Lust sounds more like a probiotic smoothie powder than a grown man. It’s fitting, then, …

Naturopathic Medicine

Nepal authorities ask Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurveda to recall 6 products

Nepal's Department of Drug Administration on Wednesday asked Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurveda to immediately recall six medical products as they were …

Ayurveda

6 Side Effects Of Apple Cider Vinegar You Should Definitely Be Aware Of

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has, for a long time, been a health store staple and highly regarded remedy in the wellness world.<p>This juice, which is …

Medicine

I Create Paper Cuttings Of Extinct Animals

Rhinos throughout Africa are constantly being hunted, both for trophy hunting and for their horn. The horn serves as a status symbol and as a …

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Boric Acid for Vaginal Health

When a doctor recommends that a woman use boric acid suppositories to improve her vaginal health, the reaction is sometimes confusion. Popular use of …

Medicine

Garcinia cambogia: Does it work?

The garcinia cambogia fruit has been a focus for many people looking for natural ways to lose weight.<p>The small fruit, which resembles a cross between …

Weight Loss

Easy ways to ease IUD cramps, because they’re just the worst

There has been a huge increase in the number of women choosing IUDs as their go-to form of contraception, and for good reason. It’s currently one of …

Health

Coconut Oil Warning

Coconut oil is currently enjoying its 15 minutes of fame as the popular natural cure of the day. As is typical, this is based entirely on marketing, …

Nutrition

Journeying to the West

Wu Yiling, the founder of Shijiazhuang Yiling Pharmaceutical Co Ltd. Photo: Courtesy of Yiling Pharmaceutical Co Ltd<p>The third Chinese Health Festival …

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Weird but True: Water Temperature Is the Key to Better Digestion

Are you drinking enough water? Okay, next question: Are you drinking enough <i>warm</i> water? The reason we ask is because according to nutritionists, …

Wellness

Local delicacies to welcome the plum rain season

THE continuous rain and high humidity from mid-June to early or mid-July in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River is also the season when local …

News (China)

Cut A Lemon In 4 And Add Salt, Then Put It In The Kitchen, This Trick Will Change Your Life

Some meals end up a lot part of our lives that we lose sight of everything they could do for us.<p>This is the case of lemon which, in addition to …

Medicine