How to Quit Smoking: An Easy Six-Step Guide

  Source: How to Quit Smoking: An Easy Six-Step Guide by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  For smokers, quitting is — by far — the most important step you can take to improve your health as well as that of your family. Maybe you're worried about the harm cigarettes have caused your body, concerned … Continue reading How to Quit Smoking: An Easy Six-Step Guide

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Varicose Veins: The 10 Best Natural Remedies to Try

Source: Varicose Veins: The 10 Best Natural Remedies to Try by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Varicose veins are a common condition in which enlarged veins are visible through the skin. Though varicose veins are usually unrelated to any serious medical conditions, some people feel uncomfortable because of their prominent blue or purple appearance … Continue reading Varicose Veins: The 10 Best Natural Remedies to Try

The Health Benefits of Collinsonia Root

Source: The Health Benefits of Collinsonia Root by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Collinsonia canadensis, also known as Canada horsebalm, hardhack, horseweed, richweed, ox-balm, and stone root, is an herb in the mint family. Historically, it has been used for improving circulation and congestion, especially in the bowels and throat. It has also generated … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Collinsonia Root

What Is Witch Hazel?

Source: What Is Witch Hazel? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Hamamelis virginiana, better known as witch hazel, is a tall shrub native to the United States and Canada. It has a long history of use by the Native Americans as a traditional phytotherapy for hemorrhoids, varicose veins, and other circulatory system problems. Subsequent … Continue reading What Is Witch Hazel?

What Is Bupleurum?

Source: What Is Bupleurum? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Bupleurum chinense is an herb native to East Asia and central Europe; its presence has even spread across the United States. Although the plant has long, thin leaves that resemble dill and small yellow flowers that develop into fruit, the root contains the plant’s … Continue reading What Is Bupleurum?

Signs of High Blood Pressure

Source: Signs of High Blood Pressure by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  According to guidelines set by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines, nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure.[1] If you don’t have high blood pressure yourself, chances are you know someone who … Continue reading Signs of High Blood Pressure

The Health Benefits of Nattokinase

Source: The Health Benefits of Nattokinase by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Nattokinase is a powerful proteolytic enzyme that has fibrinolytic health benefits. It is best known for its astounding fibrinolytic (anti-clotting) capacities. Perhaps its most supported use is in the area of cardiovascular health, where it helps to rejuvenate healthy fibrin metabolism and … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Nattokinase

The Health Benefits of Serrapeptase

Source: The Health Benefits of Serrapeptase by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Discovered in the early 1970’s, this proteolytic enzyme was isolated from the Serratia species of bacteria located in the intestines of silkworms. Serrapeptase, also called serratiopeptidase, is a superior enzyme that provides strong, healthful properties. Today serrapeptase is used all over Europe and … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Serrapeptase

Diabetic Ulcer – Natural Care and Regimen

Source: Diabetic Ulcer – Natural Care and Regimen by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Nearly 15% of diabetics will develop diabetic sores. These skin ulcers are also known as “diabetic foot ulcers” because they most often appear on the feet; however, they can develop anywhere on the lower body. These sores usually appear due … Continue reading Diabetic Ulcer – Natural Care and Regimen

What Is Gotu Kola?

Source: What Is Gotu Kola? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Centella asiatica, also known as gotu kola, is a parsley-like plant that’s native to much of southeast Asia. Gotu kola has long been a staple of both Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese Medicine and is beneficial for the circulatory system. It improves the flow … Continue reading What Is Gotu Kola?