Depending on who you ask, coffee is considered a must for daily consumption or considered an addictive poison. It all comes down to bio-individuality. Caffeine effects people differently. For those of you that are coffee lovers and need backing for all the coffee haters, here are some science to back it up. Research out of […]
There are three doshas in Ayurveda—vata, pitta, and kapha. Spring is associated with “Kapha” which is from March-June. Spring microbes support a balanced immune system, energy, sleep, mood, blood sugar and much more. Symptoms that your Kapha is out of balance include: excess mucous thick, white coating on tongue slow, sticky, sluggish bowel movements difficulty […]
The easy, relaxed lifestyle experienced by our ancestors no longer exists, and we’re not even aware of how much stress we’re under. The problem? “Our lifestyles have changed, but our bodies haven’t,” Dr. James Wilson said in his November lecture at the First Arizona Choices Exposition in Tucson, Ariz. A large portion of our population […]
Turn your shower into a peaceful scented spa by hanging Eucalyptus from your shower head. The steam of the shower will release the essential oils from the plant, which in turn will make your shower smell absolutely lovely, and may just make you feel downright amazing, both mentally and physically. Eucalyptus is known to have […]
You know you should do it, but in a rush, you often skip it: Stretching. It’s important to your health, regardless of how intensely you do – or do not – exercise. Regular stretching helps increase muscle flexibility, which is one of the important factors of fitness. Muscles that are limber have better reaction times, […]
Fever phobia is fairly common among parents of young children, and even some adults when they become sick. We worry that something serious is going on. Most often, that’s not the case. Fever occurs when our body’s internal thermostat (an organ in the brain called the hypothalamus) shifts our body’s normal set-point upward, indicating […]
Over the years, the media has paid lots of attention to apple cider vinegar (ACV) and for good reason. An ancient health remedy, it’s known as a panacea for what ails us, aiding in weight loss, managing blood sugar, reducing cholesterol, lowering cancer risk, supporting digestion, and facilitating natural detoxification. It was used by Hippocrates […]
People living with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) compare the pain and inflammation to a fire raging out of control. RA is a chronic, systemic autoimmune disease causing swelling, stiffness, and pain in the joints. It can result in joint deformity and damage to other organs, including the nerves, heart, and lungs. Approximately 1.5 million Americans have […]
Here are 4 ways that EcoHealth advises you to prevent and manage Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD.
Yoga emphasizes physical, mental and emotional balance.