Coenzyme Q10 is a popular supplement to support hearth health. While some of the data on CoQ10 for cholesterol and blood pressure is mixed, it does appear to have benefits for heart failure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Seasonal allergies can make someone miserable during the change of seasons. However, there may be some natural options that can help reduce symptoms.
Insomnia is a common problem. Unfortunately, sleep medications to treat insomnia appear to have substantial risks. For this week, we look into potential natural options for helping with sleep.
While sexual dysfunction in men may be a difficult topic of conversation, sexual dysfunction in women is even more neglected. This week, we look at the latest researched approaches for female sexual dysfunction.
While it can be a difficult topic for some men to talk about, erectile dysfunction is a common problem. For this week, we explore the research on natural options.
Vitamin D was originally thought to only be involved with bone health. More recently, research suggests it also plays a part in immune function. This week, we explore the effects of vitamin D on preventing colds and flu.
A number of herbs have been touted as having benefits for immune function. I reviewed research on three of them, seeing if they hold therapeutic potential.
Weight loss supplements are commonly sold over the counter and many people try these products to help with weight loss. It's worth asking two questions: Do they work? And are they safe?
I wrote a recent guest blog article on cold and flu prevention for Zebra Organics. I wanted to include a link to the blog on my site for folks that wanted to read the article.
With the recent outbreak of Covid-19, the coronavirus in China, I wanted to review the research and see if there are any potential natural or integrative treatment options based on what we know.