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(NaturalHealth365) Most people have heard of eczema before, but many people don’t realize that seven different types of eczema exist, including atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis. For the roughly 15% of Americans affected by these conditions, alleviating skin irritation, redness, and itchiness is a huge factor in their comfort and quality of life. But is eczema relief only possible through conventional treatment and medications?
(NaturalHealth365) It’s well-known that people with poor dental health are more likely to suffer from heart disease and other chronic health conditions. This could be because people who don’t take care of their teeth are less likely to practice other good health habits, like exercising, eating healthy food, and not smoking. But, doctors also point to an apparent link between inflammation and gingivitis (an early form of gum disease) as a possible explanation.
(NaturalHealth365) The first signs of dementia are subtle: irritability, short-temperedness, and small changes in personality that grow increasingly acute. The full-blown symptoms are anything but subtle: a loss of short and long-term memory, inability to reason, a lack of emotional control, confusion, disorientation.
Roughly 50 million people live with dementia. Experts have predicted the disease to be “the biggest health crisis of our time” and the 21st century’s leading killer.
(NaturalHealth365)Is there really a lab test designed to help us avoid problems with our health? The simple answer is “yes!” In fact, it’s specifically a genetic test that your doctor may not be performing that can help you avoid thyroid disease and depression, according to several studies.
In addition, if you’re looking to avoid autoimmune disease, liver health issues or depression, this genetic test may prove to be quite useful to you. →
(NaturalHealth365) Obviously, it’s crucial to have healthy kidney function for overall wellbeing. Unfortunately, too many people pay little attention to daily lifestyle habits that threaten kidney health. And, as a result, millions and millions of people sufferwith chronic kidney disease (CKD).
The truth is, one of the biggest mistakes made – that damage the kidneys (day in, and day out) is dehydration. If you’re concerned about your kidney function – there are two essential tests: blood pressure plus, urine albumin and serum creatinine ratio.
(NaturalHealth365) We now know that most cancers are avoidable with simple, yet powerful changes to our diet and lifestyle habits. Yet, today we see nearly 1 in every two people getting some form of cancer in their lifetime and a conventionally-trained physician is only permitted to offer surgery, chemotherapy or radiation – which (in truth) will never stop cancer cells from growing out-of-control.
(NaturalHealth365) Reducing the risk of hip fractures is easier than you might think, according to a Framingham Osteoporosis Study. You canenhance bone healthby taking a vitamin you should be taking anyway: vitamin C.
This finding comes out of a 17 year follow-up of the Framingham Osteoporosis Study. And, the message is quite clear: those taking the highest amounts of vitamin C showed a hip fracture rate that was significantly lower than those taking the least of this powerful antioxidant.
(NaturalHealth365) We’re all aware of the importance of regular exercise and physical activity for a healthy life. Now acollaborative studyout of Shandong University in China, the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and the University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston has found the benefits of higher intensity activity for short periods include a profound impact on reducing mortality.
“I want to convey to my fellow physicians that food truly is medicine and that a great body of evidence supports using a whole-food plant-based diet for the prevention and treatment of our leading chronic diseases. I also hope to dispel common nutrition myths and teach basic, practical nutrition counseling skills for use in the…