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Cure Pain Naturally

By: Larisa Likver, MD Musculoskeletal pain is very common and can have significant consequences to an individual’s life. Although there are various causes of musculoskeletal problems, ligament injuries that lead to joint hyper-mobility and instability are known to be major causes of musculoskeletal problems in general and osteoarthritis in particular. Today, conventional medicine typically only offers treatments that simply mask the pain ... Read More »

Your Skin is a Reflection of Your Inner Health & Wellness

Chronic inflammatory skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema, rosacea, and adult acne are associated with our immune and autoimmune systems. While many mild cases can be treated through conventional methods, more of these conditions are becoming drug-resistant and remain untreatable through conventional therapies. According to Dr. Boneva, the roots of any skin imperfection come from our internal body system. First we ... Read More »

Marriage is Good for the Heart

Couples Have Better Cardiovascular Health Research from the New York University School of Medicine found that married people have significantly less cardiovascular disease (CVD) than those that are divorced, widowed or otherwise single. The study used data on the rates of CVD from the health surveys of more than 3.5 million men and women collected at 20,000 U.S. medical centers. ... Read More »

Satisfaction with Friendship is Hard to Come By

Few are Content with Their Pals A study conducted by Edge Research and Sea Change Strategies found that less than a quarter of Americans are fully satisfied with their friendships, and almost two-thirds lack confidence in even their closest friends. Seniors (70 and over) and millennials/Gen Ys (16 to 34) are more likely to be extremely satisfied than Gen X-ers ... Read More »

Revolutionary Skin Resurfacing Procedure

Dr. Mariana Boneva developed her passion for skin care after a tragic accident caused serious injury to her face. Rather than opting for the recommended plastic surgery, Dr. Boneva began working hard to expand her skin knowledge during which time she discovered the secret of using light based and aesthetic laser procedures. She pioneered the most advanced laser treatments 2D ... Read More »

Safer Groceries- Landmark Food Law Being Enforced

The Center for Food Safety (CFS) has reached a settlement agreement (Tinyurl.com/FoodSettlementAgreement) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that sets firm deadlines for the agency to fully enact the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act. A federal court will maintain supervision to ensure FDA compliance. CFS senior attorney George Kimbrell, who led the case, says, “The first major update to our food safety laws since ... Read More »

It’s All About Metabolism

Attempts to tender lay explanations of how to attain and maintain better health have become fragmented and compartmentalized, with complex scientific cause-and-effect explanations of disease regularly reduced to isolated infographics and sound bites in the media. But understanding our body’s sophisticated, self-regulating, self-correcting and interdependent physiological systems, which work in collaboration with each other and inform us of the body’s ... Read More »

Natural Energy Boosters

Stress saps energy, and Americans feel stressed more than ever, with 20 percent of us experiencing “extreme stress” at least weekly, according to the American Institute of Stress. Could late-night TV and the ubiquitous presence of electronic devices be the culprits? Partly, according to information published by Harvard Medical School. While all light stimulates the brain, the blue light from ... Read More »

Mistletoe Extract Benefits Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Natural Alternative Increases Survival Rate Astudy published in the European Journal of Cancer revealed that a mistletoe extract may lengthen life for patients with severe pancreatic cancer. German researchers tested 220 patients with advanced stage pancreatic cancer, an aggressive, often fatal disease. The patients were divided into two groups; one was given up to 10 milligrams of Viscum album (European mistletoe) three times a ... Read More »

Radiation Effects on Greenery

Cell Phones and Router Microwaves Stress Plants Evidence of the effects of wireless technologies on human health continues to be controversial, with agreement on results remaining elusive. Now a new study published in the Journal of Plant Physiologyfound that human-generated microwave pollution can potentially be stressful to plants. Researchers from Romania’s Estonian University of Life Sciences tested three common garden plants—parsley, ... Read More »