Natural Remedies for Shingles Relief And Treatment
Treating shingles with natural ingredients, herbs and ointments is a way to find relief without subjecting your body to synthetic chemicals and drugs. Shingles is a common affliction found across a wide cross section of the population. Anyone who has ever had chicken pox may also suffer from shingles so almost everyone in temperate climates has been exposed to the virus (varicella-zoster). In most cases it doesn’t cause symptoms but lies dormant in the body. The older an individual becomes the greater the chances of a shingles outbreak.Salt Room Therapy – Halotherapy Treatment Benefits for Respiratory and Skin Conditions
Halotherapy, or salt room / salt cave treatment, is on the rise with health conscious people increasingly seeking out alternative, natural remedies. Once solely available to the rich and famous in upscale spas, Halotherapy treatment is now available to all of us. It is recognized as having multiple health benefits, particularly related respiratory and skin conditions.Influenza Vaccine: Inject or Reject?
Influenza is an acute viral infection that peaks from October to May in the United States. In most people, the infection is mild and recovery usually occurs within a week, without any medical attention. However,complications may occur in people at high risk, necessitating hospitalization and even resulting in death. The most effective method of influenza prevention is vaccination. It is safe and easily available. All people at risk and children under the age of 2 years and above the age of 65 years should get vaccinated every year.Homeopathy History – An Overview of an Age-Old Practice
Homeopathy has an interesting history since its origin in 1796 when the German physician Dr. Samuel Hahnemann followed a system of medical practice on the principle “Similia similibus curentur”, which means “Let likes be cured by likes”. Throughout his life, he conducted several studies and experiments that threw light on the basic principles of homeopathy.Diagnosing and Treating Candida Albicans
Candida Albicans is a type of fungus that is part of the normal flora inside the human body. This fungus can overgrow and cause thrush, vaginitis, or infections in the nail beds. Some doctors believe that overgrowth can result due to imbalances between beneficial bacteria and the fungus.Posture Is the Window to Your Child’s Health! That Is How a Chiropractor Sees It, Anyway
We have all heard our mom’s say, stand up straight, and don’t slouch. Have you ever wondered why that is so important? I’ll bet most of the moms wouldn’t even realize how important those words are!Health Retreats For Couples
One of the great things about being in a relationship is that it gives you an excuse to indulge and to do lots of fun things you wouldn’t otherwise. You’ll go for posh romantic meals, days out at theme parks designed for children, walks by the beach and more – and all of these things are things you wouldn’t normally do on your own (a romantic candle lit dinner for one doesn’t have quite the same feel).Nettle Leaf Benefits
Lately there is growing interest in medicinal herbs such as nettle leaf. A number of factors seem to be driving the use of herbs in treating common ailments. For one, many are hesitant about the myriad of possible side effects with even the most seemingly innocent over-the-counter drugs.Wellness Coaching – The Extraordinary Health of the Next Human
In the U.S., we have been conditioned to rely on “Big Pharma” to dictate to us, via the physician, what we should do with our own bodies when we get sick. During this rise in a dependence on drugs and surgery for disease, we have seen the rates of cancer and heart disease rise to epidemic proportions in the last fifty years as the top two leading causes of death. Autoimmune disorders have become a close third. In 2007, diabetes contributed to a total of 231,404 deaths and in 2010, there were 1.9 million new cases reported for people over age twenty.Wellness Coaching – Going Gluten-Free
Currently, autoimmune disorders are the number three killer, behind heart disease and cancer, in the United States. A study published in the peer-reviewed Gastroenterology found a 400% increase celiac disease from just fifty years ago. Today it effects 1 in 105 people in the U.S. and since most people who have it are unaware of the fact that they have it, these figures are probably much greater. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease of the small intestine that is caused from a reaction to prolamin, a gluten protein found in wheat, and other similar grains such as barley and rye. Upon exposure to gliadin, the enzyme tissue transglutanminase modifies the protein, and the immune system cross-reacts with the small bowel tissue, causing a highly inflammatory reaction.Herbal Teas for Bones and Joints
I remember over the year’s mom giving me chamomile with honey if I was feeling a little under the weather. It was good for relaxation, or after a long day. Mom would always try to provide some type of “natural” relief.Getting To Know More About Essential Oils
Essential oils are also called volatile oils are nothing but extracts that are taken out from plant material through a process that is known as distillation process. There are many techniques through which these oils are extracted.