The Connection Between Your Thyroid and Your Weight

The Connection Between Your Thyroid and Your WeightOne of the most important parts of our bodies is also one of the smallest ones. The thyroid, butterfly-shaped gland on the front of the neck below the Adam’s apple, releases hormones that have a huge impact on metabolism and weight control, among other processes. Problem with weight – usually gaining extra pounds and having... Read More »

Things Your Poop Says About You

Things Your Poop Says About YouUnless you’re a toddler in the throes of potty training, we’re going to guess you don’t spend much time talking about your poop. Or even acknowledge that they happen. But here’s why you might want to give your #2 a glance before you flush: It’s actually one of the best clues you have to your... Read More »

5 Reasons Your Digestive System Isn’t Working Properly

5 Reasons Your Digestive System Isn’t Working ProperlyIt seems nearly everyone has digestive issues these days. Crohn’s, IBS, colitis, celiac, and dozens of other digestive disorders have made an industry out of sugar free, gluten free, and dairy free products. So why is it that those with digestive issues can’t often fully fix them and have to follow a very strict diet... Read More »

7 Ways to Naturally Lower Your Blood Pressure

7 Ways to Naturally Lower Your Blood Pressure“When your heart pumps blood through the blood vessels, the blood pushes against the walls of your blood vessels. This creates blood pressure. Your body needs blood pressure to move the blood throughout your body, so every part of your body can get the oxygen it needs (heart.org).” High blood pressure cannot be cured, but it can be... Read More »

7 Signs You Might Have Eye Cataracts

7 Signs You Might Have Eye CataractsEye cataracts, an eye condition that affects about one in six Americans past the age of 40, is one of the most common eye disorders in the world. Cataracts are a cloudy or opaque area on the crystalline lens of the eye that develops over time. Despite being so common, most cataract cases aren’t caught... Read More »

8 Signs Your Colon Isn’t Working Well

8 Signs Your Colon Isn’t Working WellThe final section of our digestive system can also be the most telling when it comes to illness. A wide range of symptoms point to conditions ranging from relatively harmless diarrhea and constipation to agonizing colitis and terminal colorectal cancer. The key, then, is knowing what to look for, which is where this list comes... Read More »

5 Early Signs of Diabetes

5 Early Signs of DiabetesMany people who develop type 2 diabetes have no idea they’re sick until a blood test shows abnormal blood sugar levels, or until their disease progresses and serious complications start to occur. For the most part, diabetes is silent and insidious, says Ronald Tamler, MD, director of the Mount Sinai Clinical Diabetes Institute. Most of... Read More »

The GROUND ZERO of Most Health Disorders

The GROUND ZERO of Most Health DisordersYou’ve probably heard that increasing the diversity of your gut microbes is a good thing. You’ve maybe even taken different formulas of probiotics. Maintaining a proper ratio of good spores in your gut is crucial for maintaining good gut health and a strong immune system. That’s a big reason why many people take probiotics for... Read More »

Change your habits to prevent yeast infections in Women

Change your habits to prevent yeast infections in WomenThe formation of yeast infection begins when candida, yeast like fungus grows excessively in the areas like mouth, vagina or digestive tract. The infection can lead to nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. While these infections are rarely serious, you can avoid the discomfort they caused by changing your everyday habits to prevent yeast infections in the... Read More »

Suffering from a fungal infection? Add These foods to your diet

Suffering from a fungal infection? Add These foods to your dietIt is common for doctors to prescribe creams and/or antifungal pills to treat people suffering with fungal infections like Thrush, candida, ringworm or athlete’s foot. However, nutritionist Nat Hawes, author of Nature Cures said ‘excessive consumption’ of the medicines has been found to result in both mild and serious side effects such as anaemia, diarrhoea,... Read More »