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3 Herbs To Soothe A Stubborn Cough

Have you ever noticed how quickly an illness can descend once the holidays are over? It’s not all that surprising, after all—decadent meals, less...

Amy Jirsa, LMT
January 13 2013

DIY: Make Your Own Cough Drops and Cough Syrup

One especially tiresome component of our winter illnesses can be that stubborn cough, which outstays even the sinus pain, drainage, headaches, and...

Amy Jirsa, LMT
January 10 2013

Norovirus: What It Is & How To Prevent It

The norovirus (aka as the winter vomiting bug) is the collective name given to a group of viruses causing vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach pains. Some...

Louise Jensen
January 10 2013

3 Ways To Beat Inflammation & Save Your Life!

There are two types of inflammation. The first is painful inflammation, which usually shows up in the body with pain, swelling and redness. Secondly,...

Autumn Brooks Clarke
December 21 2012

5 Simple Ayurvedic Remedies To Cure Holiday Stress

The holidays are coming! The time of year that used to feel so exciting and happy when you were a kid now may cause anxiety and irritation. I don't...

Nadya Andreeva
December 20 2012

7 Natural Cold-Busters

Uh oh. You know the symptoms. You’ve got a cold. Or worse, the flu. Actually, most of the time when people think they have the flu, it’s just a really...

Aviva Romm, M.D.
December 18 2012

9 Reasons You Need More Olives In Your Life

Holding an olive branch is an age-old symbol of peace, but did you know that olives themselves can calm and create peace in the nervous system?

Amber Scriven
December 18 2012

6 Doctor-Recommended Tips for Preventing the Flu … Naturally

It’s that time of year, ladies and gents, when the flu arrives, and with it, the choice of whether or not to get the flu vaccine. One thing we all...

Aviva Romm, M.D.
December 6 2012

Sleep On Your Back: Why You Won't Be Pain-Free Until You Do

Many students come to me with an ache or pain and want to know what they can do about it. My first question is always: Do you sleep on your back?

Becca Kocher
December 4 2012

How I Healed Lyme Disease Naturally

I was diagnosed with Lyme disease in 2006, when I was a freshman in high school. I had all of the symptoms—achy joints, intense fatigue, and bouts of...

Lindsay Wrinn, M.A.
December 3 2012

The Fine Line Between Mindful Eating and Disordered Eating

Generally speaking, I don’t advocate restricting the foods you love — unless of course you’re OK with bingeing on those foods later on down the line....

Isabel Foxen Duke
November 29 2012

How Yoga Helps with Recovery from Addiction

More than 23 million Americans struggle with various forms of addiction, and 10% of Americans are currently in recovery for substance abuse and...

Nityda Lupkin
November 29 2012

Tips to Have a Painless Period

Period pain is accepted as a normal part of being a woman, but it’s not actually supposed to be there.

Natalie Kringoudis
November 29 2012

How to Deal with Brain Fog

When I was ill with Lyme Disease, one of the worst symptoms was brain fog, usually accompanied by fatigue. Many of you with Chronic Fatigue,...

Katrina Starzhynskaya
November 27 2012

8 Natural Ways to Stay More Alert and Improve Your Memory

If you are struggling with a drop in alertness, attention span, or memory retention, you may want to try some of these natural remedies:

Amber Scriven, M.S., LAc
November 26 2012

Yoga for Fibromyalgia

Millions of people suffer from Fibromyalgia (FMS), but symptoms can vary wildly. Some report feeling flu-ish, others experience extreme sensitivity to...

Shanda Packard
November 24 2012

9 Foods That Will Naturally Detox You

Think the only way to detox is with a juice cleanse? Think again!

Maria Marlowe
November 23 2012

How I Cured an Incurable Disease

I was 14 years old when my doctor first noticed my enlarged thyroid. At that time, I was told it was nothing to worry about, and probably just a...

Alanna Kaivalya
November 21 2012

7 Ways to Boost Your Immunity Naturally

Want to stay healthy this season? The good news is there's lots you can do to boost your immunity, and most of these tips won't cost a dime!

Michael Altman
November 17 2012