Devastating Effects of Migraine and Headaches

Devastating Effects of Migraine and Headaches

Most people consider headaches an annoying and painful- but pretty harmless health hazard. Repeated studies, however, have revealed a connection between serious headaches like migraine and an increased frequency of serious conditions such as Alzheimer’s, stroke and high blood pressure. As technology advances, scientists can better study exactly what happens …

Natural Probiotics Help Treat IBS

Natural Probiotics Help Treat IBS

Those struggling with Irritable Bowel Syndrome should include more natural sources of probiotics, such as yogurt and kefir, into their daily a diet, reports a new review study out of University College Cork. This review paper looked at 42 clinical studies that investigated the effects of probiotic therapy on IBS. …

Complicated Issue of Carbohydrates | Health Care Product Review Site

Complicated Issue of Carbohydrates | Health Care Product Review Site

Complicated Issue of Carbohydrates You don’t have to read more than an article or two about healthy diets to learn about the debate going on regarding diets that stress protein vs those that are high in carbohydrates. And most often, carbohydrates get a bad rap. They’re considered by many as …

Eliminating Painful and Dangerous Neck Tension

Eliminating Painful and Dangerous Neck Tension

I was watching an old NCIS re-run the other day and one of Abby’s co-workers observed that she was tugging at her neck as she worked. He commented about ineffective ‘chi’ and disrupted energy flow and told her to look into getting a neck massage. Romantic tension aside, it was …

Menopause Hormone Replacement Causes Serious Risk Factors

Menopause Hormone Replacement Causes Serious Risk Factors

Controversial studies are emerging that try to suggest that Hormone Replacement Therapy, or HRT, carries benefits that outweigh any risk factors. To find out what most of the medical community is still standing by, read on and make your comment… New studies (that are being accused as being funded by …

High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease – Devastating Numbers

High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease – Devastating Numbers

For many people, high blood pressure can be present without necessarily leading to heart disease, and vice versa. However, for one group of people the same cannot be said…in fact, 9 out of 10 have both. Studies revealed recently in the Annals of Emergency Medicine examined heart monitor information of …

This Common Drug Causes Erectile Dysfunction

This Common Drug Causes Erectile Dysfunction

Consumer Warning: A seemingly innocent drug used by men has not only been linked with ED, but it is also being blamed on a complete lack of libido and even genital shrinkage. A common hair loss drug, Propecia (and its generic finasteride), has been named as the perpetrator of what …

Tai Chi Reduces Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Tai Chi Reduces Fibromyalgia Symptoms

A four-month intervention of regular Tai-Chi was found to significantly reduce fibromyalgia symptoms in a group of men. In this study, 6-men were asked to perform Tai-Chi 3 days per week for 4-months. At the end of the 4-month follow-up period, the volunteers underwent a battery of tests to evaluate …

Surprising Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Discovered

Surprising Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Discovered

Controversies swirl regarding whether or not dairy is good for a person. But recent studies looking at preventing diabetes show that it’s not the whole dairy group that is important; rather, what kind of dairy food you are consuming that makes the difference. A study published in the Journal of …