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For those who suffer from chronic migraines, you know that they are extremely painful and debilitating. They are much more excruciating than the average "everyday" headache. Migraines can prevent you from enjoying all the things you want to do with your day.
For those of you who prefer holistic methods to treating your ailments there are things you can. Continue reading
Chronic Migraines are painful, debilitating and make daily routines difficult to manage. First and foremost, not all headaches are created equal. Migraine headaches should not be confused with "everyday" tension headaches.
Tension headaches are fairly common and can be easily self-diagnosed. While painful, they can be treated with over-the-counter pain medications and don't often last for long durations of. Continue reading
Candida is a type of fungus that lives in the human body. More specifically it is a genus of yeast. Candida mostly thrives in the mouth and the intestines and it's not uncommon to have trace amounts. However, problems begin to occur when candida grows at a rapid rate. It will cause an infection called candidiasis.Some of the symptoms. Continue reading
While most of us enjoy the pleasure of eating, it also serves a higher purpose. Foods we eat have value. Food provides energy and fuels the systems of the body with vital minerals and vitamins. Enzymes are the filters by which all the nutrients are extracted from food. Without enzymes food would go back out the way it came.. Continue reading
It's not uncommonly known that green tea has amazing qualities and greatly benefits our health. Green tea is an abundant, low-cost option to keeping our minds and bodies healthy.
Green tea, as opposed to black tea, is unprocessed. The leaves are steamed directly from harvest preserving all their natural nutrients such as vitamins A, D, E, B and K.. Continue reading
Spring can be difficult for those who suffer from seasonal allergies. Spring allergies typically begin in February and last through early summer. About 50 million people in the United States, to some degree, suffer from seasonal allergies.
The biggest trigger of spring allergies is tree pollen. When trees begin to bud and leaves pop they release tiny particles of. Continue reading
For many, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is a daily unpleasant occurrence. It can be a painful and annoying hindrance. It causes symptoms such as burning in the throat, bad breath, coughing and difficulty swallowing, to name a few.
If you suffer from GERD and you are a person who prefers natural solutions to health setbacks there are several options. Continue reading
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is another chronic digestive disorder with uncomfortable, sometimes debilitating consequences. It's a common malady affecting about 20% of the adult population. It occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter (the trap between the esophagus and the stomach) fails to shut allowing food and stomach acid to reflux up from the stomach back into the esophagus.
While GERD. Continue reading
The B series of vitamins are some of the most essential to the human body. There are 8 B Vitamins: B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6 (pyridoxine), B7 (biotin), B9 (folic acid), and B12 (cobalamin). Although they are all distinct individual vitamins they work closely with one another to help keep our bodies strong.
Leaky Gut is an unpleasant, awkward, painful condition that comes equally uncomfortable and embarrassing symptoms. The good news is that if you suffer from Leaky Gut it can be treated and diminished altogether. It might take time and work, but it is possible.
In essence, Leaky Gut is damaged organ tissue and inflammation. Giving your body the time and. Continue reading