The introduction of Prozac and SSRI medications profoundly changed the treatment of depression. It's worth exploring the research to try and understand the efficacy and side effects of standard antidepressant medications.
Coconut oil has a bit of a mixed reputation. Some people claim it's good, while others say it's bad. For this week, we explore the research on coconut oil.
Vitamin B3 is important for a number of functions, including energy production. As such, one form of the vitamin, niacinamide may help treat diabetes, infections, inflammation and some skin conditions.
Neti pots and other types of nasal irrigation appear to help for both sinus allergies and infections.
Sleep apnea is a common condition with concerning long-term consequences. Standard therapy with CPAP is often not well tolerated and alternative treatments are worth considering.
Calcium is an important mineral for overall health. However, some of the latest research indicates both potential benefits and risks from supplementation.
Benzodiazepines, including Xanax and Valium are often prescribed for anxiety. Yet concerns for the use of these medications may be justified.
Broccoli sometimes evokes strong feelings in people. However, the research pretty clearly shows that eating broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables likely provides significant health benefits.
Artificial sweeteners have some potentially concerning side effects. Fortunately, there are several natural, low-calorie sweeteners that appear to be safer options.
Artificial sweeteners are often touted as products to help individuals lose weight. Unfortunately, the latest data suggests that they may actually do the reverse.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common cause of wrist and hand pain. While standard treatments can help, benefits are modest. Some of the latest research suggests potential benefits from alternative approaches.
Most people think of Lithium as a treatment for severe mental health conditions. However, some of the latest research suggests promise for a number of other conditions, including Alzheimer's disease.
Heartburn is a common problem. Left untreated long-term, it can have serious side effects. For this week, we explore integrative approaches for helping treat acid reflux.
While historically developed as a treatment for seizures, some of the latest information suggests that the ketogenic diet might have a
LED lighting is quickly becoming the lighting of choice due to its high efficiency. However, LED lighting carries some additional risks due to additional blue light exposure from the technology.
Kidney disease is a common, often overlooked condition. In addition, most treatments aren't effective at reversing or restoring lost function. However, some integrative approaches may be starting to show some potential in treating chronic kidney disease.
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.