What’s an Iodine Allergy?

Today, allergies are more common than ever before. Food, pollen, and animal allergies are on the rise in both children and adults. It’s relatively easy for most people to reduce exposure to irritating agents, none of which are really required for survival. But, our bodies do require iodine…so how could anyone have an allergy to a nutrient … Continue reading What’s an Iodine Allergy?

Top 5 Natural Antihistamines

Are you among the many seasonal allergy sufferers each year? Are you tired of the negative side effects many over-the-counter antihistamines provide? Fortunately, there are natural alternatives that can provide relief without inducing drowsiness, dizziness, or headaches — symptoms usually accompanied by most conventional approaches. Most natural antihistamines help to deter symptoms associated with an … Continue reading Top 5 Natural Antihistamines

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Asthma

Anyone who has breathing difficulties knows just how much it can seriously affect quality of life. Unfortunately, as pollution levels rise, so, too, does the rate of asthma. Recent data from the Center for Disease Control reveals hard truths. In the U.S., for example, 1 in 12 adults have asthma and 9 die from it every … Continue reading 5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Asthma

6 Avoidable Risk Factors for Asthma

Many of us would agree there’s nothing worse than difficulty breathing, and while there are many conditions out there, I want to talk to you today about asthma. A terrible respiratory condition, it can greatly affect one’s quality of life. If you’re living with asthma, it’s likely you already know your triggers, but there might be … Continue reading 6 Avoidable Risk Factors for Asthma

Recognizing and Avoiding Common Household Toxins

Many people don’t realize the number of toxins they are surrounded by in their home. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the air in homes and other buildings is usually more polluted than the air outdoors, even in major cities. With many new chemicals introduced to the world’s markets every year, household toxins … Continue reading Recognizing and Avoiding Common Household Toxins

Do You Know These 5 Benefits of the Loquat Leaf?

Loquat, also known as Eriobotrya japonica, is a subtropical tree with a long history of use in traditional and herbal medicine. Although the loquat produces edible fruit that is rich in calcium, iron, vitamin A, and potassium, the therapeutic power of loquat is contained in its large and glossy evergreen leaves. Traditionally used to make … Continue reading Do You Know These 5 Benefits of the Loquat Leaf?

The Health Benefits of Himalayan Salt Inhalers

Himalayan salt has many great health benefits, especially when used with food. Using a Himalayan Salt Inhaler offers an easy, drug-free way to conveniently get many of the multiple benefits of salt-air therapy. This article will discuss Himalayan salt inhaler therapy and the health benefits associated with its use. What is Salt Therapy? Humans have been … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Himalayan Salt Inhalers

10 Health Conditions that Cause Bad Breath

Many causes of bad breath can be easily addressed. Sometimes, however, bad breath reflects a more serious underlying condition. It could also be a side effect of certain medical treatments or therapies. Whatever the cause, chronic bad breath is not something to be lived with… or ignored. The following 10 health conditions have been found to cause … Continue reading 10 Health Conditions that Cause Bad Breath

Lone Star Ticks Trigger Allergic Reactions to Meat

Recently, a tick named after the state of Texas has been identified as the cause of meat allergies for at least 1,500 people in the United States. The lone star tick, which is most commonly found in the southeastern US, can actually manipulate the immune system of its victims, causing them to suffer allergic reactions … Continue reading Lone Star Ticks Trigger Allergic Reactions to Meat

How to Stay Healthy at Work This Winter

The end of the year is a stressful time at work, with deadlines to meet, coworkers on vacation, and new projects and priorities to start thinking about. It’s also the time of year when sickness goes around, especially at the office. The stresses of life paired with a tired and taxed immune system can slow … Continue reading How to Stay Healthy at Work This Winter