Alternative Medicine


Mindfulness May Help Diminish Cravings

A recent review found that new mindfulness strategies may help curb cravings for food and drugs by learning certain techniques to occupy short-term memory.


Acupuncture Outperforms Drugs for Digestive Relief

Acupuncture has been found to be an effective treatment for gastrointestinal issues, including digestive concerns such as GERD, gastritis and functional dyspepsia. 


Gardening Produces Multiple Health Benefits

Can two gardening sessions per week make a difference in your physical and psychological health? In a recent study, this activity produced smaller waistlines as well as improvements in endurance, hand dexterity, cognition and mood.


Try This to Help Offset Spring Allergies

Bee pollen is considered an exceptionally nutritious food source capable of increasing energy, reducing seasonal allergies and other maladies.


6 Simple Ways to “Spring Clean” Your Health

Spring is the perfect time to reset and rejuvenate your body. Here are six simple things you can easily start incorporating into your daily routine.


6 Signs You May Be Severely Dehydrated

A helpful overview of dehydration warning signs and prevention.


Study Finds New Art Trend Lowers Stress Levels

Art therapists tend believe that the stress-relieving claims surrounding coloring books may be misleading, and that true art therapy is not simply about "feeling better," but more about growth and relationships.


9 Reasons You Need More Vitamin D (Especially This Time of Year)

Why take extra vitamin D? Let us count the ways---especially around this time of year.


12 Surprising Foods That Can Boost Your Brain Power Now

While consuming nutrients that offer long-term brain protection is critical to health, who doesn't occasionally wish there were quick and easy ways to boost memory and brain function in the short-term, too?


Top 13 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Coffee

Have that morning cup of joe! Here our our top 13 evidence-based health benefits of coffee.