Category Archives: Health

This Will Make You Stop Cleaning Inside Your Ears (According to Doctors)

This Will Make You Stop Cleaning Inside Your Ears

Many people regularly clean their ears with the best intentions of keeping them clean and healthy. However, our ears are not designed for cleaning. In fact, they have their own hygienic regime in place, and by sticking objects into the ear, you are only disrupting this natural process. Or worse, causing an injury.

How To Use Grapefruit Seed Extract (GSE) For Sinus Infections, Digestive Issues, UTI And Diabetes

How To Use Grapefruit Seed Extract To Beat Sinus Infections

According to WebMD, 37 million Americans suffer from at least one episode of sinusitis each year. Sinus troubles leave many struggling for weeks and months on end. Stuffy and congested nose, pain between the eyes or in the forehead and upper teeth ache, are just some of the irritating and painful symptoms of a sinus infection. But there is a natural cure for sinus infection: grapefruit seed extract (GSE) is an extremely potent natural remedy that can effectively fight sinus infections.

Your Coffee Maker Is Full of Mold and Harmful Bacteria: Here’s How to Clean It (Evidence Based)

Did You Know Your Coffee Maker Is Full of Mold? Here's How to Clean It

You might look down at your coffee and think, “there is no way there is mold and bacteria in that cup, my kitchen is too clean”. However, a National Science Foundation (NSF) study might convince you otherwise.

When to Use Cold or Heat Therapy for Pain, Stiff Muscles and Joints (Evidence Based)

When to Use Cold or Heat Therapy for Pain, Stiff Muscles and Joints

Heat and cold therapies are very common types of home treatments to relieve pain, but have you ever wondered whether you should use heat or cold therapy when suffering from sore muscle, injury or joint pain?

In this article I will explain the purpose of heat and cold therapies, and when to apply each one of them.

Scientifically Proven Natural Remedies For Knee Osteoarthritis (Evidence Based)

Knee Osteoarthritis Proven Remedies

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a form of degenerative joint disease which causes a variety of symptoms such as pain, swelling, abnormal bone growth, disfigured cartilage and loss of motion. While sufferers can contract OA in any joint, it is most commonly noticed in the knee, back and neck, hips, fingers and toes.

This article will discuss 3 natural remedies that can help fight knee osteoarthritis: gelatin, turmeric extract (curcumin) and sesame seeds. They are all research based and are much safer alternatives than conventional medicines.

Calendula Tea and Elderberry Syrup for Sore Throat and Cough (Science Based)

Calendula Tea and Elderberry Syrup for Sore Throat and Cough

Calendula (Calendula officinalis) is one of my favourite plants. Not only it has cheerful golden flowers, but it is one of the most versatile among medicinal herbs. Plant pharmacological studies have suggested that calendula extracts may have anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties, and therefore the flowers are used in topical applications to treat skin problems, such as healing wounds, cuts, ulcers, sun burn and to replenish damaged or irritated skin.

How to Get Rid of Hemorrhoids: Fast and Effective Ways (Science Based)

Get rid of hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids (also called piles) are swollen or distended veins in your rectum or anus that cause anal itching, burning, pain, and bleeding. Hemorrhoids can make sitting painful and can bleed when you have a bowel movement. Although hemorrhoids rarely cause any complications, they can be extremely painful.

Stomach Pain and Diarrhea: Causes & Treatments (Medically Researched)

Stomach pain and diarrhea can cause a lot of intestinal discomfort, not to mention embarrassment. Acute bouts of abdominal pain and loose, watery stool could be due to viral infections, food poisoning, or indigestion. Other digestive conditions like irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, or inflammatory bowel disorders can cause chronic stomach aches and diarrhea.

Medically Researched Causes of Clay or Pale Colored Stool & Treatments

Causes of Clay or Pale Colored Stool & Treatments

Clay or pale colored stool can be a cause for alarm as it can indicate a medical issue. Clay stool is usually a sign that there is a problem with your gallbladder, liver, pancreas, or bile ducts (biliary system). Whitish, clay or gray stool usually happens when digestive bile can’t get to your small intestine to help with the digestion of food, as bile gives poop its brown color. Acholic stool is another name for pale, clay or whitish colored stool due to a lack of bile.