Alternative Medicine

An Aspirin a Day…Doubles Heart Attack Risk?

Research shows that heart complications are only part of the side effects that come from taking aspirin.

Natural Allergy Fighters: 5 Drug-Free Ways to Find Allergy Relief

Allergy season is almost in full swing but you still have time to arm yourself with all natural remedies instead of reaching for over-the-counter drugs.

It’s Proven: Love is Good for Your Health

Researchers have discovered that when someone feels positive emotions like gratitude, love or appreciation, the heart beats out a message that affect a person’s health.

Just Saying “Thank You” Can Help Ward Off Depression

A new study found merely saying “thank you,” the most fundamental act of courtesy, can generate gratitude and enable people to share their feelings with others. These benefits can help ward off depression.

10 Surprising Perks of Getting More Probiotics

The balance of your intestinal flora can impact everything from your emotional well-being to your physical health. And believe it or not, probiotics play a much bigger role in healing and prevention than most people think.

Bee Pollen Can Help Offset Spring Allergies

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

The AREDS Studies Are Changing How People Prevent Vision Loss

The AREDS studies on eye health have found that certain nutrients can help protect against age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading causes of vision loss.

Taking Common Pain Meds During Colds and Flu May Triple Heart Attack Risk

Researchers have found that taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin and celecoxib, during an acute respiratory infection may triple the risk of a heart attack.

Study: 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.

Vitamin D Found to Lengthen Telomeres (So Could it Extend Your Life?)

One of the biggest breakthroughs in recent history is a Nobel Prize-winning discovery that changes everything we know about aging. The length of telomeres which determine how quickly cellular aging occurs, can be increased by upping your intake of Vitamin D3.