Pain is a pretty universal concept and everyone feels it differently, but there are several areas of the body that tend to be hotspots for pain, whether it be throbbing and chronic or piercing and acute.
Many of us don’t think about allergies for most of the year, but comes Spring—they’re impossible to ignore. But what are our allergies really telling us? According to our integrative health experts they’re hinting at problems with our stress levels, inflammation, and gut health. This week, we’ll share our best advice on how to treat […]
Remember the scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz? Here was a fellow whose cognitive function wasn’t quite where it needed to be. He joined Dorothy on her journey to visit the wizard in hopes that something magical could be done to get his brain function back. Unfortunately, even in this day and age, when cognitive […]
Vitamin D is extremely important for good health. As a hormone, it plays several roles in keeping your body’s cells healthy and functioning the way they should. Most people don’t get enough vitamin D, so supplements are common. However, it’s also possible — although rare — for this vitamin to build up and reach toxic […]
EWG created our Skin Deep database as a way to combat the serious deficiencies in cosmetics regulation. Still navigating store aisles can be difficult. Environmental Working Group researchers have evaluated hundreds of safety studies and thousands of ingredient labels to bring you our top recommendations for what not to buy. By Product Type: Soap Avoid: […]
As we predicted in December, infrared saunas have been ubiquitous in the first few months of 2017. Lately it seems like every sun-starved person is increasing their serotonin, dopamine, and oxytocin levels by spending an hour a week in one of these much-loved 120-to 140-degree rooms. Infrared saunas are particularly prevalent in yoga studios. Hot […]
“When you’re in a bath you can’t really do anything else, and it forces you to clear your mind and be calm,” says Jessie Violet Larson, medical massage therapist with UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine in Pittsburgh.
New research in Denmark suggests hormonal contraceptives are linked to an increased risk of depression in women.
Sugar Overload Calculator A mini-game by Healthy Food America Americans are awash in added sugar and there is too much of it in our food and beverage products. It’s time to bring sugar back to healthy levels. We’ve selected some popular items that contain added sugar to help you see how quickly it adds up. […]
Vitamin D is sometimes called the “sunshine vitamin” because it’s produced in your skin in response to sunlight. Here are some benefits of Vitamin D…