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Emotional Wellness - The Endorphins and Serotonin ConnectionTo understand whether there is a connection between emotional wellness and endorphins and serotonin at all, it is important to understand what endorphins and serotonin are. It is also important to understand their role in the functions of the body. Endorphin is a neurochemical, an organic substance that occurs in neural activity. Serotonin, on the other hand, is a neurotransmitter, a.....
By: Tess Thompson
Beware of Fad Diets!Marketing strategies based on complex studies and simplistic solutions are the best tools in the hands of marketers. This is because sifting reality from hype becomes extremely difficult in product solutions that are backed by complex incomprehensible researches. Moreover, it is far easier to sell an idea based on what people want to hear. Most of the consumers do not want.....
By: Tess Thompson
Gentian Violet For Yeast Infection Treatment When NursingLactating mothers often complain of pain in the nipples even after a period of nursing without pain. Sometime the cause is improper positioning, a wrong posture or inadequate latch-on. If these reasons are ruled out, then thrush could be a possible cause behind the pain. Thrush is a yeast infection caused by excessive population of Candida albicans, which is normally present.....
By: Tess Thompson
Grapefruit Diet - An OverviewThe grapefruit diet has been around for some time now but it has been moving in and out of favor for decades. Although a contender for a fad diet, grapefruit has also been acclaimed as the ultimate fat burning fruit. The grapefruit diet menu basically revolves around the fruit and its supposedly miraculous weight loss properties. The traditional grapefruit diet plan.....
By: Tess Thompson
Herbal Dietary Supplements - Preparation and UsageHealing herbs and botanicals are interchangeable terms. Any plant or part of a plant that is valued for its medicinal properties is termed as an herb. Products made from herbs to improve or maintain health are termed as herbal remedies especially if they are targeted to treat a disease. An herbal dietary supplement is an herb or a combination of herbs.....
By: Tess Thompson
Herbal HealingHerbs and herbal remedies have been around for as long as we know. Natural remedies were mainstream therapies that were used before modern medicine reached the East. However, the basis of many early conventional medicines lay in natural herbs. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, once prescribed willow bark, whose active ingredient, salicyclic acid, ultimately led to the discovery of aspirin when it.....
By: Tess Thompson
Herbal Medicine - Then and NowMany spices and herbs that we normally use as seasoning on food have useful medicinal properties and this characteristic was exploited ages ago by our ancestors. They used them as herbal remedies for protection against food borne pathogens. Many plants produce substances, particularly alkaloids, to protect themselves from attack from insects, microorganisms and herbivores. These include aromatic flowers, roots and bark, which.....
By: Tess Thompson
Herbal Medicines - Watch Out For Potentially Hazardous IngredienHerbs have a long history that backs their potential effectiveness. Long before modern medical science came to the scene, herbs and nature’s remedies were the mainstays of treating disease. Today there are hundreds of online sites that offer herbal cures for mental and physiological disorders. Some of them are genuine and rendering yeoman service to the concept of traditional therapies.....
By: Tess Thompson
Do You Really Need Herbal Nutritional Supplements?Nutritional deficiency is the apparent and unavoidable outcome of fast lifestyles. Modern life seems to mean running around, tensions, anxiety, societal pressure and material gains. A vast majority of the population has limited options available to them with regards to what they eat. Admittedly, even highly health conscious people find it difficult to avoid the temptations of fast foods and.....
By: Tess Thompson
Are Herbal Products Safe?With the popularity of herbal remedies on the rise, many lobbies in the West are beginning to look up and take notice of the trend. While there are various arguments that are presented (like lack of clinical trial data, dependence on individual experts, safety and others), the safety factor has always been the favorite whipping boy. No doubt that some marketers.....
By: Tess Thompson
The Benefits of Herbal RemediesConsidering the running around that we have to do to make a living it is natural that we are always pressed for time. The days when mothers made it a point that everyone had home cooked food and that too in peace seem to be a thing of the past. Apparently we never seem to have enough time to sit.....
By: Tess Thompson
Herbs Used In Herbal Supplements and Their BenefitsHerbs render good support to the natural processes that take place in the body. Herbal supplements are usually not directed towards a particular disease but are used for preventing a disease, inhibiting the aging process, increasing immunity and providing internal strength. One of the most effective herbal supplements, Triphala, is prepared by mixing amla (gooseberry), haritiki (Terminalia chebula) and bibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica)......
By: Tess Thompson
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