4-7-8 breathing: How it works, benefits, and uses
The 4-7-8 breathing technique, also known as relaxing breath, involves breathing in for 4 seconds, holding the breath for 7 seconds, and exhaling for 8 seconds.
Medical News Today - Mon. Feb 18
11 effective home remedies for arthritis
Arthritis is the term for a group of conditions that cause joint inflammation and pain. Although medical treatments can help, some home remedies and lifestyle changes may also reduce symptoms.
Medical News Today - Mon. Feb 18
What are the best hemp oil benefits?
Hemp oil can refer to a full-spectrum oil from the Cannabis sativa plant or hemp seed oil, which is oil that comes from just the seeds of the hemp plant.
Medical News Today - Mon. Feb 18
Skin ulcer: Causes, types, symptoms, and treatments
A skin ulcer is an open wound that develops on the skin as a result of injury, poor circulation, or pressure.
Medical News Today - Mon. Feb 18
Best essential oils for relieving anxiety
Essential oils are scented liquids that manufacturers derive from plants, flowers, and fruits. Research suggests that aromatherapy with some essential oils may help promote relaxation and relieve anxiety.
Medical News Today - Mon. Feb 18
More fish consumption and omega-3 supplementation needed to push the omega-3 i...
A new study published in Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes, and Essential Fatty Acids shows that people likely need to eat more fish and take an omega-3 supplement to reach a cardioprotective Omega-3 Index level of 8 or higher. According to lead researcher Kristina Harris Jackson, PhD, RD, the goal of this study was to answer the question What combination of non-fried fish intake and omega-3 supplement use is associated with a cardioprotective Omega-3 Index lev ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Yes please to yogurt and cheese: The new improved Mediterranean diet
Thousands of people can take heart as new research from the University of South Australia shows a dairy-enhanced Mediterranean diet will significantly increase health outcomes for those at risk of cardiovascular disease - and it s even more effective than a low-fat diet. Cardiovascular disease takes the lives of 17.9 million people every year, representing 31 per cent of all global deaths. In Australia, it is the single leading cause of death in Australia, ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Medical cannabis relieves symptoms in children with autism
BEER-SHEVA, Israel...January 31, 2019 - In a new study of patients with autism who are 18 years old and under, researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev BGU and Soroka University Medical Center report that cannabis as a treatment for autism spectrum disorders appears to be a well-tolerated, safe and effective option to relieve symptoms including seizures, tics, depression, restlessness, and rage attacks. In the study published in Scientific Repor ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Study reveals complementary medicine use remains hidden to conventional medici...
Research reveals that 1 in 3 complementary medicine CM users do not disclose their CM use to their medical providers, posing significant direct and indirect risks of adverse effects and harm due to unsafe concurrent use of CM and conventional medicine use. The first international systematic review conducted by researchers at the Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine provides an update on the prevalence and characteristics of ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Potent marijuana edibles can pose a major unrecognized risk to patients with c...
Philadelphia, February 11, 2019 - As marijuana legalization sweeps North America, use of the substance has been on the rise, and the public s attitude is shifting. An increasing number of people believe that weed is the safest recreational drug, one that carries health benefits that outweigh its risks. Those assumptions are challenged in an article and editorial published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology that examine the story of a patient who develop ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Teens living in US states allowing medical marijuana smoke less cannabis
According to a large-scale study of American high school students, legalizing medicinal marijuana has actually led to a drop in cannabis use among teenagers. The study, published today in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse used the results of an anonymous survey given to more than 800,000 high school students across 45 states to calculate the number of teens who smoke cannabis. It found that the number of teenage cannabis smokers was 1.1 less i ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
MS nerve pain: Remedies for legs, feet, arms, and back
Multiple sclerosis causes many symptoms, including loss of mobility, fatigue, and pain. There are, however, lots of prescribed and natural remedies that can help lessen the impact of the pain.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jan 21