The Secret Cause of Over 90% of Low-Thyroid Diagnosis

If you are like the countless Americans that suffer from symptoms of low thyroid, the true cause of your thyroid problem might have gone undiagnosed. Most people who struggle with low thyroid are simply given a thyroid replacement hormone, but for many people, this does little to resolve their symptoms long-term. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT) occurs when the immune system attacks …

The Link Between Diabetes and Depression

In any given year, approximately 1 in 5 adults in the US experiences mental illness, and 1 in 4 diabetics suffer from depression.1-3 These are staggering numbers, but is there a relationship between the two conditions, and if so, how are they related? Those questions are receiving increasingly more attention as researchers dig into the root causes of both depression …

Types of Headaches & How to Prevent Them

Manage your headaches It is a fast paced life that we live today and we always try to squeeze-in our daily routine, into our hectic schedule. When your body is not adequately nourished, it starts complaining in the form of headaches. Headaches arise in many different forms and are mainly indicators that something is amiss in your body. Pain in …

Staying Hydrated During Hot Summer Months

When the temperatures rise, getting enough to drink is important whether you’re playing sports, traveling or just sitting in the sun. And it’s critical for your heart health. Keeping the body hydrated helps the heart more easily pump blood through the blood vessels to the muscles. And, it helps the muscles work efficiently. “If you’re well hydrated, your heart doesn’t …

Steroid Injections vs. Placental Tissue

There are many examples of when steroid injections might be used, including tendinitis, bursa, and joint arthritis.  Doctors have also used these types of injections to treat foot pain and in the lower back and hip. Advantages of using steroid injections include the fact that they are able to target very specific areas and work much quicker than any other …

Is Organic More Nutritious? New Study Adds to the Evidence

It’s often a split-second decision. You’re in the produce aisle, and those organic apples on display look nice. You like the idea of organic — but they’re a few bucks extra. Ditto for the organic milk and meat. Do you splurge? Or do you ask yourself: What am I really getting from organic? Scientists have been trying to answer this question. …

Foods that can help with insomnia!

It seems we’re a nation of insomniacs. Nearly half of Americans suffer from at least occasional sleeplessness, and 22 percent experience it every (or almost every) night, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). But what if all it took to improve your zzz’s was a few changes in your eating habits? The definitely scientific answer isn’t quite there yet — …

HOW MASSSAGE WORKS…

We all love massage, but how does it actually work? There are myriad massage techniques, as well as ways to receive it. Sometimes the massage therapist’s touch will be deep; other times, light. You may keep your clothes on and sit in a chair, or lay unclothed on a table underneath a sheet. The massage could last for a few …