The Health Risks of Titanium

Titanium is the ninth most abundant element in the Earth’s crust. This abundance and its status as a corrosion resistant, strong metal have landed it many industrial applications where its best features can be fully taken advantage of. Some uses include airplane motors, jewelry, and heat exchange systems. Because titanium itself is non-toxic and not … Continue reading The Health Risks of Titanium

Toxic Metal: The Health Dangers of Tin

When most people think about tin, they imagine tin cans, tin foil, and maybe even Rin Tin Tin. Tin is a naturally occurring metal of a familiar silver color. Tin is resistant to corrosion and often used as a coating for other metals such as steel. The most common example is the use of tin … Continue reading Toxic Metal: The Health Dangers of Tin

Meditation for Beginners: A Guide to Inner Tranquility

The best time to start meditating is now. Meditation can help quiet the mind, focus your thoughts, and promote general well-being. Best of all, anyone with a few free minutes can start meditating today. Even if you have never meditated before, don’t be intimidated. Follow the 10 easy steps below, and you will become a … Continue reading Meditation for Beginners: A Guide to Inner Tranquility

The Health Benefits of Collinsonia Root

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 much interest for being helpful in keeping mucous membranes healthy and improving digestion. In … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Collinsonia Root

Can’t Sleep? Discover Causes & Natural Solutions

The United States is a sleep-deprived nation. It shows in our health as well as the way in which we age. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sleep deprivation is a serious public health issue, and one in three adults don’t get enough sleep.[1] Our ancestors did not have this issue, so why … Continue reading Can’t Sleep? Discover Causes & Natural Solutions

6 Brain Health Benefits of Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri)

Brahmi, or Bacopa monnieri, is a therapeutic plant used in Ayurveda for many purposes. Modern research has even begun to evaluate Brahmi’s role against several neurological diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, and schizophrenia. Although we need to be clear that Brahmi isn’t a cure or treatment for any of these health issues, supplementation with the herb … Continue reading 6 Brain Health Benefits of Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri)

Mucuna pruriens and Parkinson’s Disease

Physical instability, tremors, and muscle rigidity are symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and they’re difficult problems to endure. Although symptoms manifest physically, the disease itself results from an insufficient production of dopamine and the degeneration of brain tissue. With Parkinson’s disease on the rise, more researchers have felt an increased need for finding new methods and support options … Continue reading Mucuna pruriens and Parkinson’s Disease

5 Potential Benefits of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

    Neuro-linguistic programming, or NLP, is a behavioral-modification technique used by psychiatrists, medical physicians, hypnotherapists, and general counselors. Neuro-linguistic programming was invented and introduced during the 1970’s and remains a popular, supplemental tool for initiating positive, personal change. What is Neuro-Linguistic Programming? Neuro-linguistic programming is a psychological approach to communication and personal development that focuses … Continue reading 5 Potential Benefits of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Are You Copper Deficient?

Not so long ago, the media blasted warnings about a possible link between copper and Alzheimer’s disease. Referencing a mere correlation study, these reports alluded that the population should monitor or reduce their copper intake. Some sources even suggested copper-fortified multi-vitamins should be thrown out! What the media failed to mention, however, was a report by … Continue reading Are You Copper Deficient?

Muira Puama and Brain Health

I’ve talked at length before about muira puama and its place in sexual health tonics. It’s been referred to by indigenous peoples in the Amazon as “potency wood” for quite some time and seems to hold promise for supporting male and female sexual health. Now, emerging research also seems to support the idea that it has … Continue reading Muira Puama and Brain Health