Garlic is quite a sight to see when in bloom. The stem can grow up to 6 feet tall, bearing a purplish globe of numerous tiny flowers at its end. It is a tasty and nutritious bulbous herb, but also has numerous powerful medicinal properties. Below is a list of the most commonly known actions.
The major drivers of DIABETES TYPE 2 (adult onset diabetes) are faulty nutrition and a sedentary lifestyle. Adult onset diabetes is becoming a misleading term for type 2 diabetes, as this condition is occurring with increasing frequency in children and teenagers. The current standard of care for diabetes is prescription medication. While this may be […]
WHIPLASH injuries involve the muscles, spinal column (spine) and the joints in between the vertebrae, vertebral discs, spinal cord, spinal nerves, cranial nerves, as well as connective tissue such as fascia, ligaments, and tendons. Furthermore, depending on the severity of the whiplash action, there could be fractures of the vertebrae as well. For more info […]
HEADACHES come in many forms and have many different causes. Below are three main categories of headaches: tension headaches, migraines, and cluster headaches. Each type of headache may have numerous different causes and/or triggers. For instance, muscle tension can morph into a tension headache, a migraine headache, or a cluster headache. We really don’t know […]
ALLERGIES can put a real damper on the enjoyment of life. They interfere with outdoors activities, sleep, work, and social activities. Some suffer from environmental allergies which mainly affect the respiratory tract. Others need to be vigilant about the foods they eat because of their food sensitivities and/or food allergies.
Asthma manifests as airway constriction in response to irritating substances in the air, such as smoke, pollen, chemical fumes, dust, mold, and perfumes. Corticosteroid inhalers, and other asthma medications, help to keep the airways open and may reduce the severity of attacks. However, these medications do not cure asthma. Moreover, they cause many side effects […]
Sinusitis is an inflammation of the mucus membranes that line the inside of the sinuses. These sinuses are hollow spaces as follows: the frontal sinuses inside the forehead, right above the eyes the ethmoidal sinuses of the ethmoid bone between the eyes, the sphenoidal sinuses of the sphenoid bone between the ears in the center of […]
Stroke recovery is a lengthy and arduous process, requiring support on many levels, such as physical, occupational, and speech therapy, medications, and healthy nutrition. All these therapies aim to reduce the chance of forming new blood clots, to reduce cholesterol levels, to improve circulation, and to recover muscle strength and function. There are many herbs […]
Indigestion refers to discomfort and pain in the stomach or abdomen while eating or within 2-3 hours of eating. People with indigestion may experience bloating, excessive burping, acid reflux (heartburn), flatulence (gas), and irregular bowel movements. Having any one of these symptoms indicates incomplete digestion of nutrients
Chronic pain is all too common, no matter how old we are. Causes are many, such as accidental trauma or surgery, emotional stress, poor posture, asymmetric activities at work or at play, poor ergonomics, use of medications for pain or for other conditions, as well as chronic conditions, such as migraines, tension headaches, cluster headaches, […]