Unbalanced or poorly functioning hormones are an often overlooked cause of unwanted weight gain. The hormones involved include cortisol, thyroid, DHEA, aldosterone, growth hormone, progesterone, testosterone, and estrogen.
is an internationally renowned mind-body health practitioner, author, motivational speaker and teacher. He holds doctorates in both Oriental and alternative medicine, has done research in eight countries and has developed a model of health and wellness grounded in a self-directed, self-cure approach.
Sleep deprivation is no joke. Seriously. The fact is, 60 percent of Americans do not get enough restful sleep. The dangers of sleep deprivation pose a very real threat to the quality of one’s health.
Skin infections are easy to get, yet hard to clear up. The important thing when dealing with a potential cutaneous infection is to address it right away--especially one that has the potential to become serious.
The pain from gout can be so bad that even the pressure from a sock or the weight of a single bed sheet is painful against the affected joint. The good news is that this recurring chronic condition is easily treatable and preventable.
High cholesterol is one of the so-called silent killers. It has visible signs and symptoms in and of itself and so unless there is a blood test, it is difficult to know you have it. However, it can lead to heart attack, which itself is a big symptom that there is a problem.
Everything in the universe vibrates. People, trees, stars and sounds all vibrate. Yet everything vibrates at different frequencies.
Eating healthy is essential to optimal health, yet at the same it is difficult to do. But eating healthy should be easy, right? All it takes is eating fresh fruits and vegetables, protein and grains. Not so fast.
In the very sterile and scientifically advanced place where people go to get well, more than 400,000 Americans are needlessly dying each year for reasons that are fully preventable.
People often find it difficult to take control of their own health and well-being. They try hard and never seem to get where they want or need to be. But if people only knew how to stop trying and how to start doing, they’d be much better off.
The body is a miraculous thing, almost unfathomable. So many millions of processes go on each hour of each day that it is simply mind-boggling that such an intricate being could exist. The body has many autonomic systems to keep itself in check, to balance and regulate sleep and digestion, and to protect against [...]
Natural therapies are your best first choice for dealing with your health. But sometimes, an acute problem needs a drastic solution like surgery to ease a serious physical problem. Here are the important steps you need to consider when facing a major health situation.
The natural flavors in Indian food do more than sparkle on the tongue, they make your health sparkle, too. Here’s a guide to the remarkable ways Indian spices can help your body fight inflammation, cancer and heart disease.
If you are tired of getting sick all the time, research into immunity shows that you can improve your resistance by fasting. Here’s how to use a brief fast to reset your immune system and improve your supply of cells that fight off disease.