Articles by Mary West

Contributing Writer - Mary West is a natural health enthusiast, as she believes this area can profoundly enhance wellness. She is the creator of a natural healing website where she focuses on solutions to health problems that work without side effects. You can visit her site and learn more at AlternativeMedicineTruth.com. Ms. West is also the author of Fight Cancer Through Powerful Natural Strategies.

7 Ways to Prevent Falls and Injuries

As people age, the risk of falls and fractures increases. Here are seven simple measures you can take to help protect yourself.

The Neti Pot Warning Everyone Needs to Hear

Neti pots are often used to alleviate sinus infections. But a recent tragedy shows these devices, when used improperly, can pose a serious health threat.

Can Negative Emotions Increase Inflammation?

Researchers have found that regular feelings of anger and sadness could be linked to higher levels of dangerous inflammation.

12 Home Remedies to Relieve Bronchitis Symptoms

Discover easy home remedies that may help relieve the coughing, congestion and other symptoms that make bronchitis miserable.

4 Surprising Health Benefits of Saffron

Research indicates this up-and-coming spice has many different medicinal properties, but here are 4 we're particularly excited about.

6 Hidden Health Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice

Scientific research on tart cherries is revealing their valuable health benefits.

Vitamin C Essential for Better Brain Health

Don't let this "old school" vitamin fool you — researchers are finding it does a lot more for you than you think.

Sleep On It: Daytime Naps Can Help You Make Better Decisions

Science has found that taking a nap can help a person weigh the pros and cons involved in a difficult decision making.

Study Finds a High-Salt Diet May Trigger Dementia

This is the first discovery to show a link between excess salt consumption and neurovascular and cognitive impairments.

Garlic and Lemon Juice: A Recipe for Reducing Cholesterol?

Research has found garlic and lemon juice to have health benefits when taken separately. However, a new study concluded that the health perks could multiply when the two are consumed together.