“It’s the end of the road for antibiotics unless we act urgently,” - Dr. Tom Friedman
New research confirms that the pain of osteoarthritis is reduced by the use of two traditional anti-inflammatory and pain-reducing herbs in combination with bromelain from pineapples.
Curcumin has proven anti-inflammatory effects, and new research confirms that curcumin supplementation is an effective tool for pain management in patients with knee osteoarthritis
Could this ancient spice be superior to drugs for treating premenstrual syndrome (PMS)?
Most people consider acetaminophen (e.g., Tylenol) as being an extremely safe pain reliever for both children and adults. The reality is that it can be extremely dangerous and causes significant side effects.
The tiny black seed strikes again! Even orally administered Tylenol can't compete with the topical application of this potent healing oil to reduce symptoms of one of the most common health complaints of our time.
Painful periods afflict 1 in 4 women, and up to 90% of adolescent females. Given the dangers of drug and hormonal treatment, natural alternatives are greatly needed.
It's no secret how effective turmeric is for easing temporary joint pain and inflammation. But if you're still on the fence about putting down the ibuprofen and reaching for a nutritional supplement to treat muscle aches and pains, a study on curcumin may prove to be just the incentive you need to stop the harmful NSAIDs forever
Painful periods afflict millions of women, and cause unnecessary suffering, absenteeism and a calculated $2 billion in economic consequences in the U.S. alone every year. The standard of care is to use sometimes dangerous chemical drugs. All the more reason why a return to natural medicine may offer a much needed solution.
Irrational Measles Fear is being used as a Pretext for Infringing on Individual Rights
With global rates of celiac disease (CD) accelerating, a new study reveals a link between this popular pain killer and intestinal damage consistent with those observed in CD.
Have you ever looked down at your clothes and noticed the embarrassing, tell-tale signs of a flaking scalp? If so, you're not alone-dandruff affects one in five people in the United States. But it's important to understand the reason for those flakes: It could be a sign of normal dryness, a pesky fungal infection, or a serious autoimmune condition
According to existing scientific evidence, choosing natural, side effect-free herbal formulas to treat acute ear infection and pain over synthetic antibiotics with questionable therapeutic efficacy is a reasonable and well-founded option.
Health Begins In the Gut. From a clinical standpoint, insofar as functional medicine is concerned, whether you present with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, ulcerative colitis, or systemic lupus erythematosus---the fundamental objective is the same: heal the gut.
Our medicalized approach to pain may be putting us in harms way. However, there are safe, natural approaches that can ease painful conditions.
A new study reveals that a commonly consumed painkiller, wrongly considered "harmless" by millions, is probably causing thousands of deaths from cardiac arrest each year.
Heart disease while still the #1 cause of mortality in the developed world, can be prevented and even reversed disease with nutrition, according to a growing body of scientific research
A new study published in Lancet confirms thousands die from ibuprofen use each year, so what are viable alternatives?
With the public's growing awareness of the deadly side effects associated with the regular use of synthetic painkillers like ibuprofen, the need for natural, evidence-based alternatives has never been greater.
Once marketed by Bayer as "The wonder drug that works wonders," aspirin's profound toxicity and potentially deadly side effects can no longer be hidden from the public.
A recent article in the British Medical Journal asked whether doctors should recommend acupuncture for pain, but the argument against acupuncture suffered from three important flaws
A study on a widely revered herbal medicine has produced a potential breakthrough in treating a condition that is a warning sign of serious disease risks. This common health problem affects as many as 90 million Americans, most of whom don’t even know they are in danger
Use of over-the-counter painkillers is staggeringly common. At least 175 million adults in the United States take OTC painkillers. That makes evaluating their effectiveness and safety crucial. But, it has been a very bad few years in painkiller research. Important recent studies have cast serious doubt on their effectiveness and their safety.