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.
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
It’s estimated that 100 million Americans live with chronic pain, but pain-killers can have serious side effects. Here's why turmeric may provide an ideal alternative
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
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?
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.
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.
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.
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
Novel research reveals that blocking exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) produces significant symptom changes in 90% of patients with autoimmune disease. No longer can it be ignored that manmade electromagnetic radiation poses innumerable risks to human health
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
A remarkable new study published in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases confirms that food is not only medicine, but sometimes superior to it.
Our medicalized approach to pain may be putting us in harms way. However, there are safe, natural approaches that can ease painful conditions.
Could this ancient spice be superior to drugs for treating premenstrual syndrome (PMS)?
Disappointingly, suicide rates among people who take antidepressants are not statistically any different than suicide rates for people who take a placebo
Are dietary supplements useless or beneficial?
Aspirin's long held promises are increasingly falling flat. A natural, safer and more effective alternative to this synthetic drug has been known about for at least two decades!
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.
“It’s the end of the road for antibiotics unless we act urgently,” - Dr. Tom Friedman
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
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
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.