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Best diet for hypothyroidism: Good foods, what to avoid, and meal plan
A person s diet can have a significant impact on the symptoms of hypothyroidism. Some foods can improve the condition while others can make it worse or interfere with medications.
Medical News Today - Wed. Apr 3
Does cupping therapy work and what are the benefits?
There is some evidence to suggest that cupping therapy may be beneficial for certain health conditions. However, research into cupping therapy tends to be low-quality. More studies are necessary to understand how cupping therapy works, if it works, and in what situations it may help.
Medical News Today - Wed. Apr 3
Mindfulness and meditation's effects on health
Practicing meditation or mindfulness techniques is, at least anecdotally, supposed to smooth your way to a happier, more healthful life. But what does science say about these practices
Medical News Today - Wed. Apr 3
CBD for depression: Does is help?
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a natural compound that has gained popularity in recent years, thanks in part to a growing body of research into its potential health benefits, which may include treating depression. The initial results of some studies into CBD and depression look promising.
Medical News Today - Wed. Apr 3
Marshmallow root: Benefits, risks, and uses
Marshmallow root, or Althaea officinalis , is a flowering plant that has played a role in herbal medicine for centuries.
Medical News Today - Wed. Apr 3
Vitamin B complex: Benefits, uses, side effects, risks, and dosage
Vitamin B refers to not one, but eight different vitamins. All B vitamins play a role in converting food into energy in the body. Each vitamin also has a unique role in a person s health.
Medical News Today - Wed. Apr 3
New research shows people with PAD could have an omega-3 deficiency
New research published in the March 18th edition of Lipids showed that people who have peripheral artery disease PAD have a lower Omega-3 Index compared to those who don t have the disease. PAD is a disease that affects the blood vessels outside the heart and brain. Evidence from other studies suggests that omega-3s affect many steps of the atherosclerotic process. More specifically, they improve endothelial function promote vasodilatation through relaxati ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Apr 3
After legalization, Colorado hospital saw a three-fold increase in cannabis-re...
1. After legalization, Colorado hospital saw a 3-fold increase in cannabis-related ER visits The observed proportion of cannabis-attributable ER visits with edible exposure was about 33 times higher than expected Abstract http annals. org aim article doi 10. 7326 M18-2809 Editorial http annals. org aim article doi 10. 7326 M19-0452 URLs go live when the embargo lifts Following legalization of marijuana, Colorado has seen a steep increase in cannabis-relate ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Apr 3
Making Acupuncture Even Safer
Uniformly improving the quality of acupuncture needles would help prevent potential problems such as skin reactions and pain, according to a new study. Acupuncture needle manufacturers, including the well-established ones, should review and improve their quality-control procedures for fabrication of needles, said researcher Yi Min Xie, of the Center for Innovative Structures and Materials at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Acupuncture, a centuries ...
Healthday - Wed. Apr 3
Acupuncture May Help Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, Study Finds
Acupuncture may help ease pain and improve quality of life for people with fibromyalgia, a new study suggests. Ten weeks after treatment, the pain scores of patients given acupuncture dropped an average of 41 percent, compared with an average drop of 27 percent for those given a simulated acupuncture treatment. The benefits were still seen after a year. Individualized acupuncture is a safe and good therapeutic option for the treatment of patients with fibr ...
Healthday - Wed. Apr 3
Acupuncture May Slow Pre-Dementia Memory Loss: Study
Acupuncture may benefit people who have memory loss, but don t yet have dementia, suggests a review by Chinese researchers of five earlier studies. Nothing has yet been proven to halt the progression to dementia in those who are destined to progress. But, acupuncture used alone or along with another treatment, such as the medication nimodipine, might help retain some memory function, the researchers said. But several doctors not involved with the review sa ...
Healthday - Wed. Apr 3
Sham Acupuncture for Knee Arthritis as Effective as the Real Therapy
Sham acupuncture is as effective as traditional Chinese acupuncture in the treatment of patients with knee osteoarthritis, a new study states. It also found that the communication style of the acupuncturist could have a significant impact on pain reduction and patient satisfaction, said the researchers at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. The study included 455 patients with knee osteoarthritis who received either traditional Chinese acupuncture ...
Healthday - Wed. Apr 3