According to the Food Allergy Research & Education, researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans suffer from food allergies. And that figure doesn’t even take in account the number of people affected by food sensitives. Unlike allergies, food sensitivity isn’t deadly, but it may
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A recent study has found that about 80% of people in the USA will experience back pain in their life. In fact, it’s the second most common reason for disability, costing Americans a staggering 100 billion dollars every year. But what causes this painful condition?
Getting quality sleep is one of the most important things you can do for your body. Like most life on the planet, we’re meant to sleep at night. As the sun goes down, our body produces melatonin naturally. Melatonin is a hormone created in your
As we age, both men and women may experience diminished sexual ability in the bedroom. In the case of male impotence, it’s in the form of erectile dysfunction. However, age is rarely the problem alone. Multiple physiological factors and other possible underlying health conditions can
Migraines could be caused by a host of different triggers from hormone imbalances and stress to nutritional deficiencies and food allergies. Some of these causes are easily recognized, such as excessive worrying and stressors, and others, not so much. Without a clear reason for the
With nearly 80 million adults in America expected to be diagnosed with arthritis by 2040, joint pain is a serious concern. By taking preventative measures sooner rather than later, you may be able to reduce your risk of joint problems down the road. We’ve scoped
Leptin, a hormone that regulates hunger and numerous other body functions, is under scrutiny for its possible role in Fibromyalgia. Recent research performed by Jarred Younger at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has shown that leptin levels fluctuate along with pain. Higher levels of
Yoga, an ancient practice originating in India, can be an effective treatment for back pain. One woman, Rachel Brathen, was even able to avoid back surgery by adding yoga to her daily routine. Studies have shown that yoga can help reduce back pain and may
There’s no doubt about it – facial moisturizer is a billion-dollar industry. But does loading up your face with all those unnatural chemicals really help? The truth is, some chemicals can be absorbed topically and may pose a threat to your health if used daily.
If you’re one of the over 30 million men in America suffering from erectile dysfunction, you know how hard it can be on your relationship and personal life. When it comes to erectile dysfunction, we tend to think it only affects older men. However, erectile
Caffeine seems to be hit or miss when it comes to sufferers of chronic fatigue. With some patients, caffeine works very well as a natural chronic fatigue treatment. On the other hand, caffeine does have the potential to worsen your fatigue. Caffeine directly impacts the
If your doctor has recommended that you undergo a spinal fusion surgery, it’s important that you understand what’s involved in the procedure before you decide to proceed. While most doctors do mean well, following their recommendation may not be the best option in your situation.
Bone broth has a rich history, dating back to over 2,000 years ago. Back then, civilizations made use of the entire animal, frequently boiling leftover bones and consuming the broth. Research has shown that bone broth contains numerous beneficial compounds that serve as the building
Every part of your body was designed to work together in perfect harmony. When there’s an issue in one area, there tend to be problems in other areas as well. The modern practice of labeling the issue you’re experiencing and treating the symptoms doesn’t always
With Ohio adopting a legal medical marijuana program by September 8th, 2017, many patients are beginning to research how much cannabis they need to consume to experience relief of their symptoms. (Note: an Ohio MMJ card is not yet available). Unfortunately, this is not an
Turmeric, a popular spice commonly used in Indian cuisines, offers patients a way to treat pain naturally. Turmeric contains numerous beneficial compounds with strong biological effects on the human body, but one of the most notable chemicals is known as Curcumin. Curcumin is a potent