6 Strategies For Treating Low Thyroid Function

6 Strategies For Treating Low Thyroid FunctionThe thyroid system plays a critical role in your metabolism. Along with insulin and cortisol, your thyroid hormone is one of the big three hormones that control your metabolism and weight. The causes of low thyroid function can be varied, but the 4 most common causes are: Toxicity: Radiation, Pesticides, and Heavy Metal exposure Deficiency:... Read More »

The Five Reasons So Many People are Getting Sick

The Five Reasons So Many People are Getting SickMore than 95 per cent of the world’s population is ill, an analysis based on the 2013 Global Burden of Disease Study found. In 2013, two conditions — musculoskeletal problems (like low back pain, neck pain and arthritis) and mental health disorders (mainly depression, anxiety, and drug and alcohol abuse) accounted for nearly half of all loss... Read More »

Mind Your Gut! Why Your Tummy is Making You Sick & How to Fix It

Mind Your Gut! Why Your Tummy is Making You Sick & How to Fix ItDo you eat healthy, exercise well and still struggle to lose weight? Do you feel bloated, experience flatulence, stomach cramps and increased sensitivity to certain foods? Do you eat healthy and still have poor skin and hair health? Is the color of your tongue white? All of these could be because of the health of... Read More »

Saturated Fats: The Forbidden Food You Should Never Stop Eating

Saturated Fats: The Forbidden Food You Should Never Stop EatingConventional doctors believe that consumption of saturated animal fats is bad for you and causes heart disease. But a hundred years ago, fewer people were obese, and coronary heart disease was unknown. Further, a number of indigenous tribes around the world are living proof that a high-saturated fat diet equates to low mortality from heart... Read More »

Keep Your Brain Sharp and Vibrant

Keep Your Brain Sharp and VibrantThere’s not much you can do to stop time. You can however, improve the quality of your life within the time you have — and that includes keeping your mind sharp and vibrant. From eating the right foods to practicing meditation, here are my favorite natural ways to keep your brain sharp and vibrant. 1.... Read More »

How to Live a Long and Happy Life: Advice of Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara

How to Live a Long and Happy Life: Advice of Dr. Shigeaki HinoharaDr. Shigeaki Hinohara is no ordinary doctor. Born in 1911, he is probably the world’s oldest and longest-practicing physician and educator.  He was working at St Luke’s as early as 1945, when he treated victims of the World War Two Tokyo firebombing that left vast swathes of the city in ruins. He has published more... Read More »

Antibiotics may not be Suitable Treatment for UTIs

Antibiotics may not be Suitable Treatment for UTIsAntibiotics may not be the appropriate treatment for some urinary tract infections or UTIs, a recent study has suggested. UTI is a vague, overused diagnosis that may be applied to older adults who have no symptoms but may have bacteria in the urine and also may be experiencing confusion, falls, or other vague signs (including... Read More »

Complete Management Of An Underactive Thyroid

Complete Management Of An Underactive ThyroidThe thyroid gland regulates metabolism, heart, muscle, and brain functions. When you have low levels of thyroid hormones, you can have major consequences. Your body can run into problems with heart failure, osteoporosis, low heart rate, dementia, muscle pain, joint pain and more. Hypothyroidism can be a serious condition if not managed properly. Complete management... Read More »

Green Tea May Be a Whole-Body Health Tonic

Green Tea May Be a Whole-Body Health TonicAlthough tea drinking has been associated with health benefits for centuries, only in recent years have its medicinal properties been investigated scientifically. Research shows holistic benefits from green tea consumption, including lower blood pressure, dementia, oxidative stress, and chronic inflammation. Tea’s health benefits are largely due to its high content of flavonoids — plant-derived compounds... Read More »

Muscle and Joint Pain With Hypothyroidism

Muscle and Joint Pain With HypothyroidismHypothyroidism can cause several muscle or joint-related problems. Most commonly, these symptoms are fluid retention, which results in the swelling of muscles, or swollen muscles that are pressing on your nerves. Some of the problems seen include: 1. General muscular weakness and pain, including cramps and muscle stiffness 2. General joint pain, achiness, and morning... Read More »

Natural Herbal Nootropics – Do They Work?

Natural Herbal Nootropics – Do They Work?If you want to increase your productivity, alertness, and ability to learn and remember, you may be considering giving cognitive enhancers a try. But which ones are both effective and safe? Your brain is your most valuable asset. Know all the facts before using any cognitive enhancer. Some people think herbal or natural supplements don’t... Read More »