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(NaturalHealth365) Given the relentless pace and pressures of modern life, it’s not surprising that conditions such as anxiety and insomnia are at near epidemic levels. In fact, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes that between 50 and 70 million American adults currently suffer from sleep disorders.
(NaturalHealth365) By the end of 2021, some experts estimate that $590 – $610 billion will be spent on prescription drugs within the United States. In fact, inflammation and pain is the driving force behind many of the best selling drugs in the world. Yet, in reality, most of these medications can be avoided by simply eating anti-inflammatory superfoods, herbs, exercising, and developing a positive mindset – daily.
Did you know that drugs for pain are a leading cause of accidental death and are completely avoidable? There are plenty of natural foods that can, and will, reduce inflammation, eliminate physical (and emotional) pain, plus prevent disease – without the need for toxic chemicals. Today, we’ll focus our attention on the value of superfood nutrition, herbs, healthy fats, plus much more!
(NaturalHealth365) Over a million people in the United States are currently diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), it is likely that millions more are battling similar symptoms but don’t meet all the standards for a formal diagnosis.
(NaturalHealth365) According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders affect 40 million American adults every year. And, no doubt, the additional stress-producing impact of the coronavirus on mental health has probably yet to be fully realized. So, while Western medicine attempts to “treat” anxiety disorders with (toxic) prescription medications such as benzodiazepines … these potentially addictive drugs can feature toxic side effects – leading many to turn to anxiety fighting herbs and supplements for relief.
(NaturalHealth365) The vast majority of American adults say they feel anxiety or stress – every day. As one of the most stressed nations on earth, it’s time to start taking a serious look at the connection between (chronic) stress and the immune system.
An overview of studies surrounding stress and the immune system shows a link between stress and how the immune system functions that goes back decades. When you’re feeling stressed out, depressed, or lonely, you shouldn’t be surprised if you end up getting physically sick.
Turns out, your state of mind and how you respond to stressful situations does dramatically influence the development of disease or wellbeing.
(NaturalHealth365) Ashwagandha, a prominent herb in traditional Indian medicine Ayurveda, continues to gain support from the medical community as studies find how beneficial the herb is for overall wellbeing and health. Previous studies have found the herb helps reduce cortisol levels and boosts testosterone levels in humans, and now researchers have found evidence the herb is linked to better quality sleep and reduced anxiety.
One new trial, published in the journal Cureus, discovered that among aging women and men, taking Ashwagandha improved sleep, mental alertness and overall quality of life. For centuries, the herb has been used to promote longevity, health, and rejuvenation, and this new research backs up its traditional use.
(NaturalHealth365) Are you ready to energize yourself and fully heal from the chronic stress of everyday life? Burning the candle at both ends or, as some describe it adrenal fatigue, is a term used to describe how modern living has many of us frazzled and running on fumes. This is a primary reason why the right supplements are a must for most people.
No doubt, this perpetuated “stress cycle” can leave us exhausted – damaging essential communication between the endocrine and immune system – that are responsible for keeping chronic illness at bay. Does this sound like you? Then, let’s talk about how you can reclaim your energy for living. →
Ayurveda is the traditional holistic medicine from India and one of the oldest healing modalities, being practiced for more than 5,000 years. Its teachings follow a balanced, holistic approach to natural health. The main precept of Ayurveda promotes good health through balance of body, mind and consciousness using special herbs in combination with suggested Ayurvedic….Read more
Anna Hunt, Staff WriterWaking Times For almost everyone, stress in inevitable. It engulfs us during stressful life situations, like being in a rough relationship. It creeps up in small bursts during our daily lives, like when we’re stuck in traffic or late for an appointment. Staying calm during life’s stressful situations isn’t easy, hence most…Read more