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(NaturalHealth365) Roughly a quarter of all adults in the United States – 58.5 million people – are affected by arthritis, a potentially debilitating condition that can jeopardize physical, emotional, and financial health. For example, over 8 million working-age adults declare that their ability to work is limited by arthritis. In addition, the sheer cost of the disease is staggering, with the Centers for Disease Control reporting that arthritis currently costs the country an astounding $303.5 billion a year.
(NaturalHealth365) Citrus fruits are renowned for being one of the best sources of critical health-promoting compounds. Oranges, grapefruits, limes, and lemons are all loaded with vitamin C and are high in phytonutrients, such as carotenoids, flavonoids, and polyphenols.
(NaturalHealth365) Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a phrase used to describe a group of conditions, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, all of which involve chronic inflammation throughout the gastrointestinal tract. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than three million adults have been diagnosed with the disease, and it’s becoming increasingly common. But, the big question is: what does science tell us about how vitamin D can improve this condition?
(Natural News)Nuts are delicious superfoods and popular guilt-free snacks. They are also rich in protein and dietary fiber. According to an animal study, consuming nuts, specifically walnuts, promotes gut health. →
It has been known for several decades that gut health appears to have an effect on mental health and brain health – the so-called gut-brain axis. For example, autoimmune diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease have been linked with mood disorders, anxiety and depression. However, the precise mechanism by which the gut-brain axis functions has been largely unknown – but now, new research is starting to shed light on this matter. →
(Collective-Evolution)Aloe vera is a succulent plant that belongs to the lily family. There are more than 300 species of the aloe plant, but the Aloe barbadensis species exhibits the most proven medicinal properties.
For a long time, humans have been using whole-plant medicines and CBD oil has become a part of this tradition. CBD oil has grown in popularity in recent years due to its numerous healing properties.
However, if you are a beginner, then you may be wondering if CBD oil contains cannabis ingredients that can make you high. Well, hemp plant or marijuana contains hundreds of cannabinoid compounds, but the THC compounds are the ones that can get you high. →
And, while proper use of certain antibiotics may offer benefits, over 10 percent of users report experiencing adverse antibiotic side effects. In some cases, the use of antibiotics has led to long term health issues and even fatalities.
(NaturalHealth365) Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) – a term that includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease – is characterized by chronic inflammation of the digestive tract.
With symptoms of abdominal pain, cramping and altered bowel function, IBD is a potentially debilitating condition that can raise the risk of colon cancer and blood clots. Unfortunately, the prevalence of IBD is currently increasing nationwide. The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation reports that 1.6 million people in the US are now affected by inflammatory bowel disease – with 70,000 new cases diagnosed every year.
For a long time, vaccines were loaded with a type of mercury called thimerosal. Research – including data shared by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences – shows this neurotoxin is harmful even at levels generally considered ‘safe’ by conventional medical standards and can lead to (among other things) autoimmune disorders. But, not much press has been devoted to the problem of yeast in vaccines.