These evidence-based botanical medicines proven to induce or maintain remission in the debilitating inflammatory bowel disease known as Crohn’s offer hope to those resigned to a fate of life-altering immunosuppressive drugs or surgery.
A new study published in Lancet confirms thousands die from ibuprofen use each year, so what are viable alternatives?
Millions of Americans take over the counter painkillers like Advil or Aleve without realizing they can damage the gut, leading to leaky gut syndrome. Here's how you can heal it...
Millions take aspirin each day -- presumably to prevent cardioavascular disease -- but how many are aware of its true risks (which include deadly bleeding events) and of the natural, evidence-based alternatives that exist that are much safer?
Not only is avocado an exceptionally dense source of good fats, vitamins, and antioxidants, but it offers protection against some of the worst degenerative diseases known to humanity
Millions take anti-inflammatory drugs every day for arthritis and related conditions, but are completely unaware that far safer, and at least as effective, natural alternative already exist -- and are as easily accessible and inexpensive as the spices found in your kitchen cupboard.
Our medicalized approach to pain may be putting us in harms way. However, there are safe, natural approaches that can ease painful conditions.
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
The 2019 Guidelines on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease issued by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association contains recommendations on aspirin that may shock people who have followed routine medical advice for decades
Fresh coconut water is a staple in many diets around the world, including those of India and other tropical countries. But it goes beyond being a refreshing, thirst-quenching drink
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.
Could this ancient spice be superior to drugs for treating premenstrual syndrome (PMS)?
Are dietary supplements useless or beneficial?
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
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.
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
The globe-spanning presence of wheat and its exalted status among secular and sacred institutions alike differentiates this food from all others presently enjoyed by humans. Yet the unparalleled rise of wheat as the very catalyst for the emergence of ancient civilization has not occurred without a great price
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
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.
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.
“It’s the end of the road for antibiotics unless we act urgently,” - Dr. Tom Friedman
A remarkable new study published in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases confirms that food is not only medicine, but sometimes superior to it.
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
Research shows that fever-reducing drugs like aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatories may actually make things worse when you or a loved one come down with a viral infection