Tag: Mind & Body

Lower Cholesterol and Prevent Heart Disease Without Drugs

According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. On the surface it sounds dreadful, but this fact becomes good news when we realize that heart disease is preventable and, in some cases, reversible. Heart Disease is Preventable and Can Be Reversible Although…


Five Benefits of Cardamom for the Health Conscious

It may not be as popular worldwide as ginger, cinnamon and the other heavyweights of the spice world, but cardamom has earned a special place in diet and wellness for its wonderful benefits. In fact, this spice — a staple in Indian cuisine — is often regarded as the “queen of spices” where it’s widely…


‘Overwhelming’ Need to Investigate COVID-19 Vaccine Tinnitus: Researchers

A group of researchers who evaluated the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) found there is a need to carry out more studies on COVID-19 vaccine-related tinnitus. In an article published for the March edition in the “Annals of Medicine and Surgery,” about 12,247 cases of COVID-19 post-vaccination tinnitus were reported until Sept. 14, 2021. Tinnitus is…


Cosmetic Acupuncture Trades Knives for Needles

A statistics report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons states that in 2020, there were 15.6 million cosmetic procedures and 6.8 million reconstructive procedures performed in the United States. A report by Fortune Business Insights noted that the global cosmetic surgery market was worth $50.67 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach $66.96…


A Flu Bug’s Worst Enemy, It Chews Them Up and Spits Them Out

Bump your levels of this to above 10% and you’ll make your body virtually flu-proof – causing these cells to basically chew up and spit out any infected cells it is in contact with. Here are 9 simple ways to ramp up your levels. Story at-a-glance Natural killer (NK) cells are a specific type of…


6 Easy, Quick Pick-Me-Ups to Brighten Your Day

We all have those times when things don’t go the way we had hoped, or we’re just feeling down or low in energy for one reason or another. Moments like this don’t necessarily have to last all day or define a longer period of time. Sometimes all it takes is a reframe, a change in…


Why Do Few Women Know the Dangers of the Pill?

Mike Gaskins is a women’s health advocate, independent researcher, and author who spent much of the past decade exploring the dubious history and science of birth control. In a recent interview, Epoch Times contributor Martha Rosenberg asked him about his 2019 book, “In the Name of the Pill,” the culmination of his investigation, which was…


De-Stress Your Diet

There’s no question that what we eat affects our mental clarity. There’s no other way to say it: If you’re powering through your day with sugar-laden toaster pastries, after-lunch doughnuts, and caffeinated sodas loaded with high fructose corn syrup and artificial colorants, you’re hobbling your brain. Consider this: A 2019 study of 1,209 older adults…


Is Your Medication Making You Lightheaded?

Many drugs can cause this symptom. Consider strategies to manage the risks. You’re taking a new prescription, and you’re feeling a little lightheaded. Are the two connected? It’s an important question, since many drugs are known to cause lightheadedness. And lightheadedness comes with a dangerous risk: falling. “Just being older increases your risk for falls….


Low Blood Pressure Could Be a Culprit in Dementia, Studies Suggest

Decline in brain function often occurs as people age. People often worry that declining brain function is an inevitable part of growing old and will lead to dementia, but it is not. Many people do not experience age-related cognitive decline. Clinical studies that have followed older individuals over many years have consistently demonstrated that chronically…