Joint pain is a common complaint that shows up at the doctor’s office every day. Arthritis is a general term meaning inflammation in the joints. Is... Read more »
“In 2002, 231 million Europeans attempted some form of diet. Of these, only one per cent will achieve permanent weight loss.” ~ From a confidential... Read more »
“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” ~ John Steinbeck, “Travels with Charley: In Search of... Read more »
When I entered medical practice in 1978, there was no such thing as a Sleep Disorder Clinic. Yet the past 38 years have changed all that with waiting... Read more »
As an herbalist, I am painfully aware of how important it is that the herbs I use and recommend are harvested and grown in an ecologically sound manner, both to ensure that they are available for future generations and out of respect for the other living beings with whom we share this amazing planet.
There are a number of ways that we can... Read more »
“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
There are many definitions of beauty, but what this article will deal with is the beauty that comes from the optimum health of one’s skin. Indeed, skin health determines beauty. We all want the best complexion, free of wrinkles and blemishes, and I believe that is something that can be... Read more »
Now that the warm weather is here, most of us will be spending a lot more time outdoors playing, working or just hanging around. All of this outdoor activity is not without its perils. Cuts and scrapes, bites and stings, bruises and strains, sunburn; you name it, it’s bound to happen at some point. This month I will be focusing on some of the... Read more »
Spring is a great time to watch your greens grow. The aesthetically beautiful Chickweed and potent Stinging Nettle are two great additions to your garden — and life — to incorporate this season. Watch the Chickweed blossom into beautiful star-shaped flowers, while producing a powerful punch of vitamins and minerals.
Stinging nettle is also filled... Read more »
The thyroid is considered by many to be the body’s major powerhouse gland. In this article, we will explore the nature of, and need for, specific nourishment regarding the thyroid. Keeping it healthy is key to its ability to perform its various and vital functions.
Located below the Adam’s apple, and wrapped around the trachea (windpipe), are... Read more »
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These are exciting times to be in health publishing. With new research on disease prevention and natural cures being released almost daily, there is plenty of material for health editors to digest and share with readers. One interesting study reported by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research found that a key bacteria in the human gut could... Read more »