Medications are often prescribed to children who have ADHD. In fact, the number of children taking medications for ADHD increased by 42 percent from 2003 to 2011. Even though medication can be effective in helping control ADHD symptoms, it often comes with unwanted side effects. Serious side effects include heart problems, mood swings and suicidal…Details
Lemon Balm Lemon Balm is a member of the mint family. The leaves of the herb have a mild lemon aroma and flavor, but despite its mildness it has powerful healing action. It can be used by itself, or blended with other herbs and vitamins for calming and soothing effect. Lemon Balm can be taken…Details
If you are trying to find natural remedies to increase mental and physical calmness, then try herbs instead of medications. People have used a variety of herbs for hundreds of years to feel more relaxed. Here are five herbs that will provide the perfect calm to increase your overall well-being: Calming Herb One: Holy Basil…Details
Are you feeling the winter blues? It could be that your fatigue and sense of the blahs is due to low Vitamin D. In the winter months it’s hard to get enough sunshine for our bodies to naturally produce the vitamin D we need. So it makes sense to take a supplement. Vitamin D deficiency…Details
Some nights it’s harder than others to get a good night’s sleep. For some folks, maybe you, good sleep is pretty rare. If you’re not getting a restful 7-9 hours each night, your health could be negatively affected. Fatigue, poor concentration and poor reflexes are familiar side-effects of a lousy night’s sleep, but did you…Details
Lots of us struggle with that extra bit around the middle, and no wonder, it’s due to stress! The stress hormone cortisol is related to high insulin levels and gaining more weight in the stomach. Fortunately, there are simple solutions, and they’re not all strict diets and hours in the gym. Here’s what you need…Details
Your liver is arguably the most important organ in your body. It’s in charge of dealing with toxins, distributing nutrients, and is an essential part of the immune and endocrine systems. Your liver does an awful lot, shouldn’t you do a little something for your liver? So what should you do for optimal liver health?
It is estimated that 30 percent of people in America have high blood pressure. Fortunately, dietary changes can help lower blood pressure. People who are not getting enough fruits and vegetables often have low potassium levels and high sodium levels. This imbalance of sodium and potassium can contribute to high blood pressure. Below is a…Details
The radish is already well-known for its strong yet refreshing flavor, but it also has a number of health benefits. Here are just a few reasons why the health conscious should be adding more radishes to their diet. Reducing Cardiovascular Disease Radishes get their bright red color and many of their health benefits from the…Details
If you have been feeling tired and sluggish lately, then there could possibly be something wrong with your thyroid. A compromised thyroid is one of the many things that could cause you to feel tired and sluggish. There are medications available to treat thyroid problems. However, medications may not address the problem. There may toxins…Details
Often referred to as a “smelly rose,” garlic is a popular ingredient that is found in many dishes to add flavor. In addition to being a favorite staple in the kitchen, it has other health benefits and healing properties when applied or ingested. The following reasons showcase what garlic can actually do for your body.
Important New Medical Research Millions of people worldwide have problems with their kidneys that make daily living difficult. But there’s good news! New research reveals that a simple substance found in most homes can help to relieve the symptoms caused by kidney disease. Most individuals have at least one box of baking soda in their…Details
Bread is a part of many meals, and many people enjoy eating it, but unfortunately, the gluten that is often found in many breads has been known to cause digestive problems along with a number of other health issues. People with a gluten intolerance have a limited amount of choices when it comes to the…Details
1. Soothe an upset stomach. 2. Mix in equal parts with water for a do-it-yourself cleaning solution. 3. Detox your skin with a few drops in bath water. 4. Add in to the washer with your detergent to get rid of pet odor and other smells. 5. Swish a mix of apple cider vinegar and…Details
Humans need to maintain proper pH levels in their bodies for them to function properly, according to the American Nutrition Association. Unfortunately, most people are unaware of the foods and habits that cause inflammation. If you want to ensure maximum health, learn how to reduce inflammation in your body.
Instead of snacking on a honey bun or a bag of potato chips, enjoy a serving of pumpkin seeds. Pumpkins are cholesterol-free and packed with nutrients. Here are some of the key benefits of eating pumpkin seeds.
Your kidneys absorb minerals, eliminate toxins, filter your blood, neutralize acids, and produce hormones and urine. When they become damaged, however, their ability to function properly is compromised. To avoid this damage, there are 10 habits that you should avoid.
The fruit that yields bergamot oil is a less common member of the citrus family. The orange-like peel of Citrus bergamia delivers an essential oil that offers a number of beneficial properties. Bergamot oil can be used in aromatherapy or applied topically (diluted of course!) to skin and hair. The aromatic oil is also an essential ingredient…Details