Nutrition For The Brain (Evidence-Based)

When treating a condition, it is important to focus on nutrition in addition to the physiological irregularities manifesting in the disease and their symptomatic management. The body is literally a product of nutrition, and the brain is no exception. The most common brain disorders are characterized by neurodegeneration – the breakdown and damage of brain… Read More Nutrition For The Brain (Evidence-Based)

Hypotension Remedies & Diet (Evidence-Based)

Blood pressure described the amount of pressure that the blood puts on the artery walls with each heartbeat. Healthy blood pressure is typically 120/80mmhg. However, when there is a long term change in blood pressure, it can indicate a serious underlying problem in one’s health. Most commonly, patients present with high blood pressure, however, low… Read More Hypotension Remedies & Diet (Evidence-Based)

Remedies for Vaginal Dryness (Evidence-Based)

The vaginal canal is lined with moist mucous membranes that secrete a nutrient-rich fluid to lubricate the vagina as well as create a suitable environment for the healthy bacteria that make up the vaginal microbiota. This environment helps create an environment that is alkaline enough to allow for sperm to travel up the vagina for the purpose of fertilzation but also moist enough to allow for comfortable sexual penetration without friction. When the vaginal fluid is reduced, a woman can experience vaginal dryness which can result in vaginal and pelvic discomfort. Typically, as a woman ages, the vaginal wall becomes thin and vaginal secretions lessen. This is generally associated with menopause, however, there are several other causes of vaginal dryness as well.… Read More Remedies for Vaginal Dryness (Evidence-Based)

Natural Antivirals (Clinically-Proven)

With current events, people are searching for ways to treat viral infections using herbs, nutrients and other healing modalities. While viruses do pose a threat to health, nature has provided us with highly effective antivirals that have been proven to be effective in treating several different viruses. In this article, I will be discussing natural antivirals for treating Influenza (Flu), Rhinovirus (Common cold), HIV, Hepatitis, HPV & Herpes.… Read More Natural Antivirals (Clinically-Proven)

Gingivitis Treatment (Evidence-Based Remedies)

Gingivitis refers to the inflammation of the gingiva or gums. It is generally caused by poor dental hygiene and if left untreated it can lead to more severe conditions such as periodontitis and tooth loss. It causes the gum to become red, irritated, and swollen as well as a tendency to bleed easily. Given that almost 80% of the US population has some form of gum disease, it can be said that Gingivitis is a very common condition. Treatment usually involves professional cleaning and the use of an antibacterial mouthwash.… Read More Gingivitis Treatment (Evidence-Based Remedies)

Varicose Veins Natural Treatment

Varicose veins are basically swollen and sometimes twisted veins that bulge through the skin. The development of varicose veins is the result of damaged vein valves. These valves usually get damaged due to an increase of pressure within the veins resulting in venous insufficiency. When this problem becomes long-standing, it is referred to as chronic venous insufficiency. When these valves are damaged, it can cause swelling, pain, and skin changes. While they typically develop in the legs, varicose veins can also appear in other parts of the body.… Read More Varicose Veins Natural Treatment

Clinically-Proven Weight Loss Remedies

Everyday people worldwide are searching for how to lose weight fast and without exercise. The problem is, weight loss is a goal that is seldom achieved by taking pills and supplements due to the fact that most of the products out there are ineffective and based on premature research which is usually carried out on animals rather than humans. Many of these supplements are marketed off of their so-called “traditional uses” or based on the fact that the people who live where the so-called berry or herb comes from are all very lean. The companies marketing these products fail to mention that the people in these places also live in poverty and don’t have enough to eat in order to become obese. On top of this, patients sometimes opt for surgeries such as gastric bypass and liposuction to lose weight, however, gastric bypass patients are constantly developing nutritional deficiencies. … Read More Clinically-Proven Weight Loss Remedies

Natural Sources of L-Dopa & Carbidopa

Patients with Parkinson’s disease experience a severe lack of dopamine – a neurotransmitter. This is due to the reduction in endogenous production of dopamine in the substantia nigra – the part of the brain that contains an abundance of dopaminergic (dopamine-producing) neurons. With this said, L-dopa (the precursor to dopamine) becomes the foundation of treatment which is why drugs like Sinemet (which contains L-dopa) and Pramipexole (which activates dopamine receptors) are prescribed.… Read More Natural Sources of L-Dopa & Carbidopa

How To Reduce Spasticity

Often referred to as a feeling of “stiffness”, Spasticity is a condition in which muscles remain contracted for an extended period of time. It can range from a feeling of mild tightness of the muscles to painful muscle spasms that are uncontrollable. It can be painful or painless and may result in involuntary movements of the limbs. This can prevent muscles from being stretched which results in trouble with movement and possibly speech.… Read More How To Reduce Spasticity

How To Reduce Flatulence & Gas

Gas and flatulence can be a real problem for many people, especially when it shows up at the wrong times, for example: while you’re socializing. The medical term for a build-up of gas within the digestive system is “Flatulence”. Flatulence. commonly referred to as farting or passing gas, is a rather common problem but it does have several simple remedies that can surely ease your symptoms. Before looking into remedies, it is crucial to understand what causes and aggravates your condition and address that first. Otherwise, the problem may only be temporarily relieved.… Read More How To Reduce Flatulence & Gas

Anxiety Disorder Natural Treatment

Anxiety itself is a regular emotion that we experience in response to stress. It manifests as fear and uneasiness which is usually accompanied by an increased sense of alertness along with physical symptoms such as a rapid heart rate, sweating, nausea, difficulty sleeping, and eventually fatigue. This can occur from simple everyday things like watching the news, trouble in relationships, public speaking, etc.… Read More Anxiety Disorder Natural Treatment

Reverse Hair Loss Naturally (Evidence-Based)

Hair loss is one of the most common cosmetic problems that people face. It can be detrimental to one’s self-esteem and often results in a very large expense to effectively treat. Unfortunately, most people are under the belief that hair loss can be treated with creams, shampoos, and other topical applications. While this may offer… Read More Reverse Hair Loss Naturally (Evidence-Based)

Multiple Sclerosis – Evidence-Based Remedies

Multiple Sclerosis symptoms can often mimic that of other conditions such as Fibromyalgia, making it a difficult condition to diagnose. Patients with this condition often seek out natural alternatives as the standard treatment options are not always as effective as patients need them to be. It is not uncommon for patients to try natural remedies… Read More Multiple Sclerosis – Evidence-Based Remedies

How To Manage HIV/AIDS Naturally (Evidence-Based)

HIV (Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus) is a chronic infection which can advance and become a condition known as AIDS (Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome). This condition is spread via bodily fluids and is commonly acquired through unprotected sex and sharing of needles. The virus can be found in blood, seminal fluid, pre-seminal fluid, breast milk, vaginal fluids, and… Read More How To Manage HIV/AIDS Naturally (Evidence-Based)

Natural Remedies For Hyperthyroidism (Evidence-Based)

Thyrotoxicosis is a condition characterized by elevated levels of circulating thyroid hormones. The most common cause is Graves disease, also known as Autoimmune Hyperthyroidism. It can also be caused by toxic nodular hyperthyroidism and Thyroiditis. In blood tests, these patients will present with elevated levels of T3 (thyroxine) and T4 (Triiodothyronine) along with reduced levels… Read More Natural Remedies For Hyperthyroidism (Evidence-Based)

Gastroenteritis (Food Poisoning) Evidence-Based Remedies

Also known as the stomach-flu, Gastroenteritis is considered to be the most common cause of vomiting and diarrhea. It is a condition in which the gastrointestinal tract (stomach and bowels) becomes inflamed and irritated due to a viral or bacterial infection.  When the source of infection is a food source, the condition is referred to… Read More Gastroenteritis (Food Poisoning) Evidence-Based Remedies