The health benefits of 5-HTP: For sleep, weight loss, and depression
L-5 hydroxytryptophan is a natural chemical in the body that people can also take as a nutritional supplement. Some people believe that taking the supplement can improve certain aspects of health, including mental health and sleep quality.
Medical News Today - Thu. Dec 20
Spirulina: 11 health benefits and nutrition
Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae that people can take as a dietary supplement. People consider spirulina a superfood due to its excellent nutritional content and health benefits.
Medical News Today - Thu. Dec 20
Apple cider vinegar for acid reflux: Does it work, and is it safe?
Apple cider vinegar, a fermented vinegar that people make from crushed apples, is a popular natural remedy for acid reflux and heartburn.
Medical News Today - Thu. Dec 20
How to reduce breast size: 5 natural methods
Breasts come in a wide range of shapes and sizes. There is no right or wrong. For some people, however, large breasts can get in the way of daily life.
Medical News Today - Wed. Dec 12
Vitamin D deficiency increases schizophrenia risk
Some research suggests a link between low vitamin D levels and a person s risk of developing schizophrenia. New evidence indicates that this notion may be correct.
Medical News Today - Wed. Dec 12
How safe are probiotics?
Amid the increasing rise of probiotic use in Western society, a recent journal article asks whether we should evaluate the products safety with a little more scrutiny.
Medical News Today - Wed. Dec 12
7 health benefits of glutathione
Glutathione is a powerful antioxidant that has gained a lot of attention for its purported health benefits. But what is glutathione, and does it actually affect the body
Medical News Today - Wed. Dec 12
D-mannose: Uses, UTIs, benefits, and risks
Some research suggests that the supplement D-mannose may be able to help treat urinary tract infections.
Medical News Today - Wed. Dec 12
Medical marijuana and Crohn's disease: Can it help?
Doctors are starting to prescribe medical marijuana to treat certain health conditions. Some studies suggest that marijuana may also have the potential to ease the symptoms of Crohn s disease.
Medical News Today - Wed. Dec 12
The Latest on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Illnesses that lack exact testing methods can be difficult to diagnose, treat and live with, both physically and emotionally. Chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS, is one such disease. Until recently, it was very poorly understood or even acknowledged. But after 9,000 studies, the Institute of Medicine IOM and the U.S. National Institutes of Health have concluded that it s a serious, chronic and complex disease. To stress this, in 2015, the IOM proposed renami ...
Healthday - Wed. Dec 12
Hiccups for a Month? It Can Happen
Short-lasting hiccups are annoying enough, but some people get hiccups that last longer a month or more. The longest recorded case An Iowa farmer had hiccups continually for 69 years and nine months, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. In most cases, persistent hiccups two days or more and intractable hiccups a month or more are associated with underlying medical conditions, two neurologists write in a new journal article. These chronic hiccup ...
Healthday - Wed. Dec 12
Providers show interest in prescribing therapeutic cannabinoids
WASHINGTON Dec. 10, 2018 -- The cannabis plant and its derivatives have been used in medicinal treatments for millennia. With the recent legalization of medical marijuana in 33 states across the country, as well as Washington, D.C., several specialties are weighing the possibilities of integrating cannabinoids into patient therapies, including dermatology. Recent research has identified potential uses for cannabinoids, which are derived either from the res ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Dec 12