When a virus enters your body, one of three things can happen:
The virus can die, OR
Your immune system can activate and kill the virus, OR
The virus can survive, multiply, and produce a cold or the flu.
How do you kee... Read more
Eat chicken soup. Bump up your vitamin C intake. Don’t step outside with wet hair. Each year as cold and flu season approaches, you probably hear these common tricks for avoiding illness. However, not all of the prevailing wisdom about viral in... Read more
When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... Read more
Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require... Read more
Have started to see hair thinning at 4 weeks. It was suggested that because I restrict my fats now, that this could be the cause. Hence, the Omegas and coconut tablets. The multi-vitamins in general.
I am allergic to some preservatives used in OTC... Read more
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I would like to start taking some vitamin supplements but I don't know much about them. I just know that I would like them to be natural. So many types and brands, I don't know where to start... Do you guys have some ad... Read more
Yuck... I'm taking metformin to help with PCOS symptoms. The good news is that I've lost enough weight that I have to lower my dosage... the bad news is that while I'm figuring it out I have sugar crashes & have to eat extra calories. :-[... Read more
Could be symptoms of magnesium deficiency. One very common symptom of magnesium deficiency is chocolate cravings. Other symptoms include migraine attacks, panic attacks, stress, anxiety and depression. Ask your doc to test you as many Americans are l... Read more
It is well known that vitamin C, which is highly dense in tomato juice, helps prevent & fight inflammation. Tomato juice has anti-oxidant & diuretic properties and improves the digestive function. Tomato juices also promotes the digestion of foods ri... Read more
People living with SLE and Fibromyalgia. Tips to endure flare up times and every day fatigue and pain symptoms. A safe, welcoming community together celebrating our small and large victories.... Read more
Previous studies have found an inverse relationship between B vitamins and homocysteine levels. Likewise, higher homocysteine levels have been linked to atherosclerosis and higher risks of fatal coronary heart disease (CHD) and strokes. CHD studies h... Read more
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