5 Easy Ways to Reduce Stress

Stress can lead to serious health issues – like heart disease, obesity and diabetes – yet many of us find it hard to avoid. We blame external sources like work, our spouses, our children or mortgage for our stress, so we look for ways to fix external...

Cancer Treatment: Insulin Potentiation Therapy (IPT)

A cancer diagnosis is life changing. Patients are immediately faced with making several important decisions in addition to facing a life threatening illness. Once a person is diagnosed, they are bombarded with treatment options suggested by their doctor, friends and...

10 Little-known Solutions for the Common Headache

Although the common headache may not be symptomatic of an underlying disease, that dull or pounding pain can certainly ruin your day. Headaches can drain your energy, cause irritability, and may even make you nauseous or light sensitive. Prescription and...

One Third of Americans Looking to Alternative Medicine

A third of Americans are seeking treatment outside of their doctor’s office, according to two new studies conducted by the National Institutes of Health. What are some of the alternatives being sought out? The studies show that people look to alternate practices like...

Mindfulness – The Key to Fitness & Diet Success?

Ever wonder why working out seems so hard for you, but so easy for others? A recent study sheds some light on this frustrating topic. Mustering up the motivation to workout can be extremely difficult, especially during the winter months when snow and rain keep you...

Vaccination is Up to State Governments

As children many of us dreaded going over to the immunization center. That small state issued card in your parent’s hand meant you were about to get another school mandated shot. We were told that we couldn’t attend school if our immunizations weren’t up to date, but...

6 Side Effects of Weight Loss

Many of us make weight loss goals, but fewer of us are able to keep and maintain those goals. Now there’s even more reason to stick with that diet and exercise regime. There are many additional benefits to losing weight other than just fitting into those tight jeans....

Gene Variant Helps You Live Longer & Smarter

Researchers believe a particular gene variant that is believed to “program” people to live longer may also mean that they maintain intelligence into old age. Those who carry this gene have a larger part of the brain that is used for planning and decision making....

How Acupuncture Addresses Pain

It’s here, you’re appointment. It came a lot faster than you had hoped. The idea of tiny needles sticking out of your back is making you feel anxious, but the pain you’re dealing with is enough to motivate you to go through with it. You can’t delay any longer. It’s...

15 Common Reasons Why You’re Not Feeling Your Best

When you’re feeling unwell, both your personal and professional life can suffer. You may be too tired to spend time with family or friends, you may be less productive at work, or you may simply not enjoy your life as much as you once did. The reason for your malaise...