Since its discovery, vitamin B12 has been utilized and studied for treating some types of pain. For this week, we review some of the research around its benefits.
Frankincense is an herb that has been used for inflammatory conditions for thousands of years. The latest research is starting to suggest it may benefit a number of different conditions, from arthritis to bowel disease.
Recurrent urinary tract infections are a common problem that some women can struggle to deal with. Research is starting to suggest some promising natural alternatives to standard antibiotic approaches.
Recently, avoiding wheat has become "fashionable." Yet, wheat does cause very real symptoms for a subset of individuals.
While most people think of heart disease as a problem caused by high cholesterol, stress, poor diet and lack of exercise, evidence has been emerging for a while of a possible infectious origin.
As a nutrient, it's not unusual that people don't get enough zinc from their diet. As such, immune function, hormonal health and wound healing can all be affected. This week, we explore the research on the health benefits of zinc.
Osteoarthritis is a common condition often causing pain in the joints as people get older. Often considered "wear and tear" damage, however, the research suggests additional considerations.
Latex allergy is a common problem that often causes skin irritation. In mild cases, it can be difficult to recognize due to delayed responses or reactions to items not recognized as containing rubber.
Adaptogenic herbs are herbs that generally support health and improve stamina. Schisandra and Cordyceps are two potential "adaptogens" that may help with stress and fatigue.
Aspirin has been used in medicine for over a hundred years, and yet our understanding of the best use of the medication is still evolving. For this week, we review the research on aspirin for heart disease prevention.
Alzheimer's disease is a devastating illness. The latest research is starting to shed light on potential causes, including that Alzheimer's may be caused by different infections in the brain.
Mercury is one of the most toxic substances known. Knowing how to minimize everyday exposures can be important for maintaining long-term health.
Acne can be a frustrating and challenging condition to treat with standard therapies being harsh or causing concerning side effects. Fortunately, there are a number of natural therapies that are starting to show promise for acne treatment.
Ozone therapy has been a controversial topic in the United States for many years. However, numerous other countries use medical ozone and published research is starting to support its use.
Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world today. Historically, research linked coffee to cancer, although the latest studies suggests mostly health benefits from coffee.
Cancer has become the leading cause of death in the United States for middle age individuals. However, the majority of cancers are preventable and lifestyle changes can reduce your risks of developing cancer in the future.
As we age, our bones can become weak. Dietary strategies and certain nutrients have been shown to correlate with bone health long-term.
Alcoholism takes a devastating toll on individuals, families and this country. Standard treatments aren't always effective, so for this week, we explore some of the natural options that are starting to show some potential.