Diet Can Prevent or Slow Autoimmune Disease

If your car has an RPM gauge, you know that there is a red zone indicating that you have accelerated the engine to dangerous levels. Your immune system has such a gauge — inflammation. Autoimmune diseases occur when the immune system is trying too hard and starts...

The Health Benefits of Sage

Sage is an herb that has not only been used as a flavoring but also used for medicinal and health purposes. Interestingly Salvia officinalis is the scientific name for sage and its Latin origin translates into English meaning “to be saved”. Many years ago sage was one...

Health Benefits of Oregano

Oregano as most know is used for flavoring, however new studies are showing that oregano has many other assets for its use. The Greeks have used oregano for centuries for various ailments. The 19th century had doctors that frequently recommended oregano for general...

You Think As You Eat

New research has shown for the first time that the part of the brain used for learning, memory and mental health is smaller in people with unhealthy diets. The hippocampus is the region of the brain associated with learning and memory skills. Researchers from Deakin...

Sleep, Hormones and Cancer- What you should know

Sleep is vital to one’s health and well-being. It has been implicated that loss of sleep can directly affect the immune system and increase the risk of various cancers. The immune and hormonal systems communication seems to be a key factor in preventing cancer...

The Brain Body Connection

There are four major systems that control most bodily functions and when these systems are out of balance, disease will eventually manifest. These systems include in order of priority: the nervous system, hormonal system, digestive system and the detoxification...

Emotional trauma can cause of cancer

The two mental /emotional causes of cancer are acute high stress traumatic shocks and chronic long term negative stress called distress. Traumatic shocks, which are totally unexpected, cause a mind, brain and body reaction that can trigger the formation of cancer....

How Does Stress Cause Cancer?

How can you live a stress-free life and prevent cancer and other health problems? By learning to manage your cortisol stress hormone levels and by putting the mental/emotional stress in your life in the proper perspective. Once you know how to balance the physical...

Purpose in life tied to healthier brain

Previously, a number of studies suggest that having a purpose in life – the sense that life has meaning and direction – may reduce a number of adverse health effects. Researchers from Rush University Medical Center (Illinois, USA), and colleagues studied autopsy...

To Get Rid of Stress Just Go to Bed Earlier

When you go to bed, and how long you sleep at a time, might actually make it difficult for you to stop worrying. So say researchers at Binghamton University in the US, who found that people who sleep for shorter periods of time and go to bed very late at night are...