GENERAL HEALTH: Health news, advice and natural remedies

Misdiagnosis of zinc deficiency leads to copper deficiency

zinc deficiency leads to copper deficiencyThe human body requires essential minerals in order to perform its functions. There are two types of dietary essential minerals the body needs: Major and minor. Major essential minerals consist of calcium, sodium, sulfur, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium and chlorine. Minor …

The 5 best energy-boosting tips

energy boosting tipsThere seems to be an energy crisis and it’s not improving with age either. Everyday more and more people complain that they simply don’t have the energy to do things. They’re waking up tired, they’re sluggish throughout the day even …

Which type of vegetarian are you?
benefits-of-being-a-vegetarianThere are many reasons why someone would choose not to consume meat. If you’re currently a meat eater you may find it hard to believe someone may give up steak, sausage and other forms of meat. But indeed there are …
Why climate change affects more than the environment

climate change affects healthMaybe you don’t live in an area that experiences hurricanes, earthquakes and volcanoes and so you’re probably not too concerned with climate change. But you should be.

You see all these natural disasters continue to affect your health. You may …

Bladder troubles? 5 Easy ways to fix it

natural remedies for bladder problemsSometimes it may feel like you can’t find a bathroom quick enough. Or you can’t get a good night’s rest because of your bladder. Bladder troubles can severely impede on your life and your day-to-day activities. So with this in …

Know all about MS: Multiple sclerosis

causes and symptoms of multiple sclerosisTypically our immune system works to fight off illness so we either don’t get sick or recover fairly quickly. But when someone has an autoimmune disease the immune system begins to fight itself. An autoimmune disease occurs when your immune …

Live longer by adding diet that mimics fasting

Strict dietWhat is the secret to long life? Well for some it’s being active. For others it’s eating well. And some may even say the secret to long life is happiness. Well science is trying to find an answer to living …

Seniors: How you can experience more intimacy as you age

Tips to boost intimacy in seniors A lot of things in your life have probably started to slow down as you’ve aged. Maybe your digestion isn’t as effective and running around isn’t as easy. These are to be expected as we grow old. But there’s one …

Your neighborhood might cause you to age

neighborhood affects mental health and agingTake a moment to think about where you are currently dwelling. Is it a rural area with lots of green landscape and stress? Or is it a city dwelling with high-rise buildings and tons of traffic? Does your neighborhood have …

Protect your skin naturally from the sun

protect from skin from the sunThe sun is a great source of vitamin D which is essential to our health. Although the sun is beneficial to us, not practicing safe-sun techniques can have serious consequences like burns and even melanoma. So protecting ourselves when we …

Agoraphobia: Causes, symptoms and natural remedies

natural-remedies-for-agoraphobiaAnxiety comes in many different forms. One may be anxious about life, work, situations and even their environment. There is one form of anxiety which can limit your ability to leave your house because the fear of being trapped or …

What you can do about varicose veins

varicose veins causesBothered by those swollen, twisted veins visible in your legs and feet? They don’t make you feel confident about putting on your bathing suit to go swimming or wearing shorts to make the most of the warm weather.

If this …

How regular exercise affects your mood

benefits of regular exerciseAt some point in our lives, we’ve felt sad, stress, angry and simply down in the dumps. Usually these emotions have been tied to an event and so they tend to pass as time heals. But if you’re feeling low …

Ladies, is the little blue pill coming your way?

Blue pillLet’s call a spade, a spade: A marriage without sex is like a bucket with a tiny hole. It doesn’t work quite the way it should, there’s always something a little amiss. Need to put that fire out and don’t …

Why you can’t take your liver for granted

Food poisoning: Don’t let your next meal make you sick

signs of food poisioningMaybe you’ve gone out to enjoy a meal with a loved one. You place your order and soon after your meal of choice arrives. It’s hot, fresh and highly flavorful, probably one of the best things you’ve ever tasted.

After …

Mediterranean diet gets top health score. Here’s why…

benefits of mediterranean dietFish, tomatoes, feta cheese, chicken and lots of olive oil. We have just listed a bunch of ingredients to make a special meal, but these all have something in common: They’re stapes of the Mediterranean diet.

When you think of …

‘Cool’ health foods to eat this summer

Foods SummerIt’s hot, it’s humid and sticky! Sometimes the days of summer can bring on serious heat and so the goal is to stay as cool as a cucumber to get by. There are numerous ways we can stay cool in …

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