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(NaturalHealth365) For those who suffer from migraine headaches, the throbbing, pulsing pain – sometimes accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light – can seem unbearable. And the fact that attacks can last for hours and even days adds another layer of misery. Western medicine attempts to treat migraines with drugs such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, barbiturates, and opioids. But, the adverse effects of these medications can run the gamut from drowsiness and confusion to addiction, stomach ulcers, and liver damage.
(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.
(Natural News) In recent years, the use of oriental herbal medicines for the treatment of various conditions has become prevalent in many countries. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), an additional health care system that relies on mind/body practices and natural products, involves the use of these medicinal herbs as well as other forms of natural therapies. CAM is now applied in a wide variety of cases, including pre- or post-conventional cancer treatments, the management or prevention of diabetes and obesity, and when addressing neurological disorders. In an article published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, researchers from Kyung Hee University in South Korea looked into the potential of oriental herbal medicines to treat pediatric neurological disorders. Their review contains a summary and evaluation of the effects of these herbs, as demonstrated by multiple studies. →