7 Best Remedies to Lower High Cholesterol Levels Naturally

High blood cholesterol is a leading risk factor for cardiovascular disease. A report from the American Heart Association estimates that 16% of American adults have high total cholesterol. The Interheart Study of heart disease in 52 countries reports that people with abnormal cholesterol levels have three times the risk of heart attack compared to those […]

5 Natural Remedies & Supplements for Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky gut syndrome is a controversial subject. Naturopaths and functional medicine practitioners tend to view leaky gut as a disorder in its own right, which, if untreated, can play a role in the development of a wide range of diseases. More conventional physicians tend to see increased intestinal permeability as a symptom, rather than a […]

7 Natural Remedies & Treatments to Stop Hair Loss & Thinning

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), male and female pattern hair loss affects an estimated 50 million men and 30 million women in the United States. More than 50% percent of men over age 50 have some degree of hair loss. For women, hair loss is most likely after the menopause. Although hair […]

7 Natural Remedies & Treatments for Diabetes (Prediabetes & Type 2)

According to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), approximately half the US adult population has diabetes or prediabetes. The estimated prevalence of type 2 diabetes among U.S. adults is 12-14% and the prevalence of prediabetes is 37-38%. The same data indicates that around 35% of those who have type 2 diabetes […]

7 Best Natural Remedies & Sleep Aids to Cure Insomnia

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 50–70 million US adults have chronic sleep and wakefulness disorders. People experiencing insufficient sleep are at higher risk for obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and depression. Sleeping pills such as benzodiazepines are not recommended as a long-term solution because they can cause a number […]

7 Best Natural Home Remedies & Spot Treatments for Acne (Pimples)

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin condition in the US, affecting up to 50 million Americans every year. Approximately 85% of people aged 12-24 experience at least minor acne. Over-the-counter commercial acne treatments does not always work and can cause further skin irritation. Prescription acne treatments often contain […]

9 Health Benefits of Green Tea & Matcha Powder

For centuries green tea has been one of the most popular beverages consumed in Japan and China. Its popularity is now rising in the west. A 2014 article in the Washington Post reports that Americans are drinking 40% more green tea than they did in 2000. Much of this rise in consumption is due to […]

7 Best Natural Home Remedies & Treatment for Allergies & Symptoms Relief

According to the CDC allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. The American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology reports that the prevalence of allergic diseases in the industrialized world has continued to rise for more than 50 years. Roughly 8% of U.S. adults have hay fever and 8% of children […]

8 Best Natural Home Remedies & Treatment for Back Pain Relief

Back pain is a very common condition. According to the NIH, about 80% percent of adults suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lifetime. It is the greatest cause of work-related disability and one of the top reasons for workplace absences. The American Chiropractic Association notes that back pain is the second […]

7 Best Natural Home Remedies & Treatment for Eczema & Psoriasis Relief

Eczema and psoriasis are distinct skin diseases with a number of things in common. Both are related to problems with the immune system. Eczema and psoriasis result in symptoms of inflamed, red, cracking and itching skin. Both are subject to flare-ups and remission periods. The standard treatments for eczema and psoriasis are also the same, […]