We’ve all heard stories of kitchen-counter salves and “grandma’s natural remedies” for various ailments, but there are many natural treatments for common issues that don’t necessarily have to come from a pharmacist. Here you’ll find a number of useful articles to help you better understand some common or general health issues, along with readily available natural remedies. Some are common sense, others display an uncommon wisdom in their simplicity, but all are based on an integrative health approach.
The information below is designed to benefit almost anyone of almost any age. It’s simply general advice on how to easily improve and maintain a basic level of health. Any official fee-for-service will be much more focused on your unique health concerns.
Did you know that as much as 30% of the world's population suffers from some form of insomnia? And, although we all tend to become more susceptible as we age, women are more likely to experience insomnia than men. While there are no guaranteed cures for insomnia, there are number of things we can do to improve the duration and quality of our sleep.
There are a vast number of eye conditions and eyesight problems that, through a properly balanced diet and the right amount of exercise (promoting proper blood flow and circulatory health) can be remediated, if not wholly overcome or prevented.
Although the term "high cholesterol" tends to elicit images of clogged arteries and impending heart attack, it is, of course, a little more complicated than that. In fact, cholesterol is not necessarily a bad thing - it occurs naturally in our bodies to help us combat oxidation. You may already be familiar with the different forms of cholesterol, Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL - also known as "bad cholesterol") and High Density Lipoprotein (HDL - also referred to as "good cholesterol). It's important to understand what specific components we're addressing when we talk about how to fight high cholesterol, or when we're discussing the effects of high cholesterol on our bodies.
The best way to clear up oily skin is to start with the basics. Regular exercise and a balanced diet, along with eliminating factors like smoking and reducing stress are good ways to create the balance your skin needs to achieve a healthy glow without overproduction of sebum, resulting in shininess.
A completely natural wart remedy is readily available and painless. If you’ve ever been to a dermatologist to address common warts, you’ve probably dealt with them through a painful process of freezing or burning the affected tissue off. However, there’s a completely painless remedy that’s probably already in your kitchen pantry.
Because it provides the nutrients and oxygen needed by every single organ and system in our bodies, our circulatory system requires very special attention when it comes to care and feeding.
Another common kitchen item has been found to effectively combat head lice. Olive oil is an inexpensive, safe, and highly effective means of dealing with head lice infestations for both children and adults.
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