A Cardiologist Recommends His “Core Four” Vitamins

Of all the vitamins that are available, this cardiologist recommends his “core four.” They include the powerful antioxidant and energy boosting coenzyme 10 (also called CoQ10). There’s also magnesium, which is used in hundreds of reactions in the body, a probiotic to boost digestive health, and vitamin D. Read the full article here: The 4 Vitamins A Cardiologist Wants You To Take

Giving Acupuncture Another Try

This is a short piece written by a woman with multiple sclerosis who recently tried acupuncture again after a previous treatment years ago did not go well. It was a fairly short session—25 minutes—where the practitioner inserted 11 needles into her feet, arms, belly, and head. The process made her feel very awake and alert, and she plans to go again. Read the full article here: My first acupuncture experience and why I will be going back next week

Pass the Garlic, Please

Garlic is one of the few foods that most people can agree has potent health benefits—10 of which are listed in this article. In addition to reducing blood sugar, cholesterol, and weight, it can also relieve pain through its amazing anti-bacterial and analgesic properties. Read the full article here: Unlock the bulb: Garlic is more than just a pungent condiment

Help Bug Bites Heal with Natural Remedies

Having grown up in the south, I’m very familiar with bug bites. But I didn’t know some of the remedies listed in this post. It suggests using lavender oil, tulsi leaves, a baking soda and apple cider vinegar paste, or mud to treat them. Whatever you do, try to remain still after the bite so the venom doesn’t spread. Read the full article here: Natural ways to treat bug bites

Engaging in Somatics to Relieve Pain

Somatics is a complex therapy that combines movement with an internal physical perception. In this post, a woman shares her daily somatics practice for relieving pain from a labral tear in her hip. In addition to the 10-15 minute-long routine, she talks about moving and walking regularly throughout the day. Read the full article here: My Daily Somatics Hip Pain Relief Routine

Natural Allergy Remedies

Spring can bring allergies for millions of Americans which means sinus pain, watery eyes, and sneezing that seem never-ending. The good news is that there are natural ways to deal with the symptoms. Diet, exercise, and sinus steaming or flushing can make a big difference. Read the full article here: Why Spring Breeds Allergies, And 7 Ways To Cope Naturally

Roll Your Way to Less Back Pain

Using a foam roller can be an inexpensive and easy way to achieve pain relief in the back or other parts of the body. It not only incorporates elements of massage but also stretching as muscles press into the firm yet flexible material. Read the full article here: Using a Foam Roller for Back Pain Relief