Valerian Root Benefits: How to Use Nature’s Wonder Root

Source: Valerian Root Benefits: How to Use Nature’s Wonder Root by Dr. Edward Group When Hippocrates had a headache, it's possible he enjoyed a nice steaming cup of valerian root tea. The ancient Greek physician was one of the first to describe the therapeutic benefits of valerian root. Since the early days in Greece and Rome, … Continue reading Valerian Root Benefits: How to Use Nature’s Wonder Root

Low Sex Drive in Women: 9 Causes & 7 Simple Solutions

Source: Low Sex Drive in Women: 9 Causes & 7 Simple Solutions by Dr. Edward Group If you have trouble feeling "in the mood," you're not the only one. Low sex drive in women is one of the most commonly reported sexual problems.[1] Whether it's caused by pregnancy, menopause, stress, or fatigue, loss of libido in women … Continue reading Low Sex Drive in Women: 9 Causes & 7 Simple Solutions

Prenatal Maternal Stress Triggers Distinct DNA Methylation Signatures in Ice Storm Babies

The Quebec Ice Storm of 1998 was a devastating time that plunged more than 3 million Quebecers into frigid darkness without electricity for as long as 45 days. Now, more than 15 years later, researchers from McGill University and the Douglas Mental Health University are finding out that the length of time a pregnant woman … Continue reading Prenatal Maternal Stress Triggers Distinct DNA Methylation Signatures in Ice Storm Babies

Want to Age Gracefully? Here’s the 4-1-1

Source: Want to Age Gracefully? Here’s the 4-1-1 by Dr. Edward Group Everyone talks about aging gracefully but let's get serious. When your ears suddenly sprout hair, you leak a little every time you laugh, and you habitually adjust your television's volume control to a very, very loud setting, “grace" is not the first word that … Continue reading Want to Age Gracefully? Here’s the 4-1-1

A Father’s Stress Felt for Generations

New scientific research suggests that the negative effects of trauma can be inherited. Fathers may actually transfer the consequences of their early experiences to their children via an epigenetic process. Researchers report that mice that experienced stress early on passed down the negative consequences – depression, underestimation of risk, and upset of metabolism – to … Continue reading A Father’s Stress Felt for Generations

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Natural Remedies That Work

Source: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Natural Remedies That Work by Dr. Edward Group We all feel tired, even exhausted, some of the time. But for some people, the exhaustion never lets up, and it comes along with physical discomfort, sleep issues, and trouble with memory and concentration. Anywhere from about 800,000 to 2.5 million Americans may have … Continue reading Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Natural Remedies That Work

Circadian Rhythms, Epigenetics and Disease

Epigenetics has many connections to our cellular processes. It regulates the expression of our genes, so it wouldn’t surprise us that epigenetics is involved in the regulation of our circadian rhythms as well. But what exactly are these circadian rhythms and how can they be involved in certain processes of health and disease? What are circadian rhythms? Circadian rhythms are … Continue reading Circadian Rhythms, Epigenetics and Disease

How to Stay Awake at Work: 15 Quick Tips

Source: How to Stay Awake at Work: 15 Quick Tips by Dr. Edward Group Perhaps you woke up this morning with a spring in your step, helped along by a cup or two of coffee. But now, in front of your computer screen, the caffeine has worn off and your eyelids feel heavy. Figuring out how … Continue reading How to Stay Awake at Work: 15 Quick Tips

Why Am I Always Tired? Simple Tips to Stay Alert

Source: Why Am I Always Tired? Simple Tips to Stay Alert by Dr. Edward Group It never fails — you go to bed to get some much-needed rest, wake up thinking you got plenty, and then suddenly you're tired again. Or maybe you just feel tired all the time, and for seemingly no reason — and … Continue reading Why Am I Always Tired? Simple Tips to Stay Alert

Learn How to Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally

Source: Learn How to Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally by Dr. Edward Group   Imagine you're on your way to a crucial job interview. You're stuck in traffic and worried you'll miss the appointment. You can't take an alternate route, and time is ticking. If you could see your cells, you would realize that your body is … Continue reading Learn How to Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally