By Sayer Ji
Contributing writer for Wake Up World
With the public’s growing awareness of the deadly side effects associated with the regular use of synthetic painkillers like ibuprofen, the need for natural, evidence-based alternatives has never been greater.
People generally think that over-the-counter drugs are safer than physician-prescribed ones. Unfortunately that does not hold true for drugs like ibuprofen, consumed at a rate of billions of doses, annually, and responsible for thousands of cardiovascular disease-related deaths each year.
Read more: 6 Natural Ibuprofen Alternatives Backed by Clinical Research — Wake Up World
(NaturalHealth365) Three years ago, people using the arthritis drug, Celebrex breathed a huge sigh of relief. But, as you’ll soon see, that was a big mistake.
A 2016 study claimed that this arthritis medicine wasn’t any riskier for your heart than other common NSAIDs like naproxen and ibuprofen. So, many people continued to use drugs containing celecoxib, an ingredient found in Celebrex.
Unfortunately, that 2016 study missed something big. According to a brand new study, there’s a huge risk to using these drugs — heart valve problems.
Read more: Common prescription drug for arthritis linked to heart valve problem — NaturalHealth365
March 11, 2019 by: Isabelle Z.
(Natural News) Arthritis, diabetes, cancer, inflammation… the list of conditions that curcumin can help with is pretty impressive, with many common physical ailments benefiting to some degree from the compound found in turmeric. However, curcumin really puts the “super” in “superfood” by not just enhancing physical health but mental health as well – and we can now add addressing all-too-common conditions like depression and anxiety to its list of accomplishments.
Read more: Happier and healthier: Curcumin-rich turmeric can help ease depression and anxiety, researchers find — NaturalNews.com
(Natural News) Turmeric has proven itself to be an outstanding candidate for the treatment of cancer. In a study by researchers from Guangdong Medical University and the University of Macau in China, this superfood showed potent anticancer properties against chemo-resistant cancer cells.
Chemotherapy is one of the most commonly used conventional treatments for cancer. This drug-based approach aims to prevent cancer cells from dividing and growing by killing them. Unfortunately, chemotherapy has very low efficacy and many cancer cells are able to survive it. To make things worse, the cancer cells that survive can develop resistance to the treatment used, which makes it even more difficult to get rid of them. Moreover, chemotherapy doesn’t just target cancerous cells but healthy cells as well. This leads to side effects like nausea, vomiting, hair loss, fatigue, low white blood cell count, bleeding, anemia, loss of appetite, and mental health problems…Read more
via Researchers are stunned at the tremendous anticancer potential of turmeric — NaturalNews.com
(Natural News) Dealing with depression is tough under the best of circumstances, but if you’re someone who wants to avoid the risks of medication, it can be even more challenging. If you’re depressed, the last thing you need is a medication that will raise your risk of suicide and illness, so what can you do to find some relief?….Read more
via These highly effective alternatives to toxic medication help beat depression — NaturalNews.com
(Natural News) Depression has become an all too common condition in recent times. Despite its prevalence, however, pharmaceutical companies have failed to come up with a safe and effective way to address it. Lots of people think they either have to live with their negative feelings or accept the possibly deadly side effects that come…..Read more
via Happy news: Curcumin outperforms prozac for reducing symptoms of depression — NaturalNews.com