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Self-Care 101: The Health Benefits of Saunas

Health Benefits of Saunas

The health benefits of saunas have been touted for thousands of years, and for a good reason. Sweating it out in a sauna can make a person feel better and can even offer some life-changing benefits. Heat therapy has been used for thousands of years and is engrained in many cultures because of the health…

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Essential Back-to-School Health Tips

Back-to-School Health Tips

It’s that time of year again. Back-to-school season is here, and while some parents may welcome the end of summer, nobody enjoys getting sick. Unfortunately, with school back in session, that means the return of germs, sniffles, and stomach bugs. Once the school year rolls around, it always seems that the back to school germs…

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Heartburn Home Remedies that Work

Heartburn Home Remedies

At some point or another, you have likely experienced the pain of heartburn. You might have eaten something that set off your stomach, or maybe it was from a case of the nerves. If you happen to have gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD), heartburn may be a common occurrence. No matter where you stand with heartburn,…

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Glucosamine and Heart Benefits: Supplement That May Help the Heart

Glucosamine and Heart Benefits

You may have heard of the supplement glucosamine, a readily available joint supplement that many take to help ease the discomfort of aching joints. However, new research suggests glucosamine’s anti-inflammatory properties could do more than relieve joint pain, as there is a link between glucosamine and heart benefits. According to recent research, the dietary supplement…

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The Truth Behind the Carnivore Diet

Benefits of the Carnivore Diet

If the idea of having steak for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert appeals to you, you may want to look into the carnivore diet, also known as the “zero-carb” diet. There are many benefits of the carnivore diet, especially if you are trying to address a problem, such as weight loss or have an autoimmune…

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New Postpartum Depression Drug Synthetic Form of a Natural One!

The new Postpartum depression treatment medication Zulresso, which was just approved yesterday by the FDA, is a synthetic derivative of progesterone. It is a synthetic form of allopregnanolone and also pregnanolone. In late pregnancy both hormones diminish greatly and continue to be low for up to 6 months after delivery. The drug is delivered by…

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Myth: Vitamin D is Absorbed Through Glass

As you sit at work staring out the window, daydreaming about the beautiful warm weather outside, the sun shines into your office and it suddenly gets too hot. Oh wait! Never mind, It’s February in New York City, and the winter months are in full swing. With sub-zero temperatures and the blistering wind blowing, it…

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The Simple Treatment for Measles!

treatment for measles

Measles, a highly contagious sometimes fatal infection characterized by fever, malaise, cough, conjunctivitis, and rash, has been a growing concern in our developed country. In recent months, there have been outbreaks of the disease in the New York area. In 2018, New York and New Jersey accounted for more than half of the measles outbreaks…

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