What Is Natural Health? A Comprehensive Guide to Living Healthy

Source: What Is Natural Health? A Comprehensive Guide to Living Healthy by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  “The natural healing force within each of us is the greatest force in getting well.” ― Hippocrates If you don’t know where to start when it comes to taking your first steps towards natural health, this comprehensive … Continue reading What Is Natural Health? A Comprehensive Guide to Living Healthy

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Sleep Deprivation: Symptoms & Natural Remedies

Source: Sleep Deprivation: Symptoms & Natural Remedies by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Are you sleep deprived or just tired? Not getting enough sleep is so common in the U.S. that more than one-third of Americans do not get enough, despite its importance to health and well-being. Sleep acts as a brain cleaner, clearing … Continue reading Sleep Deprivation: Symptoms & Natural Remedies

Depression Could Severely Increase Epigenetic Aging

Depression can certainly take its toll on a variety of physical and mental processes, so it’s no surprise that major depression often coincides with a shortened lifespan.  Now scientists are finding that there may be more to this link than just purely an unfortunate coincidence. According to a new study, major depression disorder (MDD) may … Continue reading Depression Could Severely Increase Epigenetic Aging

Environmental Stress: How It Affects Your Health

Source: Environmental Stress: How It Affects Your Health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  There are many sources of stress in life, some overt, some less obvious. One type of stress that doesn't get a lot of attention but has a big effect on our health is the stress associated with our environment. Some … Continue reading Environmental Stress: How It Affects Your Health

15 Oregano Oil Uses & Benefits for Body and Mental Health

Source: 15 Oregano Oil Uses & Benefits for Body and Mental Health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Without a doubt, oregano oil is one of the best natural supplements you can get. It’s produced from the perennial herb oregano and loaded with free-radical-crushing antioxidants. A growing body of research has shown that oregano … Continue reading 15 Oregano Oil Uses & Benefits for Body and Mental Health

Epigenetic Marks on a Stress-Related Gene Linked to Suicide Risk

Many people consider suicide to be taboo, and it’s a subject that is often avoided. However, the more we understand the reasoning behind why some people are pressed to commit suicide, the better equipped we may be to offer support and guidance for treatment. Interestingly, certain lifestyles and various environmental factors might be able to … Continue reading Epigenetic Marks on a Stress-Related Gene Linked to Suicide Risk

Panic Disorder Might Have an Epigenetic Explanation

Fight-or-flight is a physiological response that occurs when an individual has been exposed to a perceived threat. This well-known stress response pathway is critical for the survival of many organisms. However, people with different types of anxiety-driven disorders can experience intense stress even with little to no stimuli. For individuals who suffer from anxiety disorders, the feeling … Continue reading Panic Disorder Might Have an Epigenetic Explanation

Scarred For Life: The Epigenetics of Fear

When someone is truly scared or traumatized, they might say they were “scarred for life”. While this might seem like a metaphor, recent studies show that fear might actually leave permanent epigenetic marks on your DNA, marks you could potentially pass down to your children or grandchildren. Fear is a basic biological process. In their … Continue reading Scarred For Life: The Epigenetics of Fear

Love Is What We Need

According to a study in the recent issue of The Journal of Sexual Medicine, people who “fall in love at first sight” do so in a fifth of a second. Sandeep Ravindran’s essay “Euphoria of romance can blunt intense pain, researchers find”starts with, “‘One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is … Continue reading Love Is What We Need

Sexual Medicine and the Rape of Humanity

Sex is an explosive subject, one that many people just cannot deal with. Religious people like to make judgments about sex that can turn ugly as they are threatened with anything that takes them out of their box of fixed concepts and ideas. Doctors on the other hand have to deal with human sexuality in … Continue reading Sexual Medicine and the Rape of Humanity