Vitamin D deficiency hair loss: Symptoms and treatment
Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that plays a role in many of the body s functions. A vitamin D deficiency may cause numerous problems, including hair loss.
Medical News Today - Mon. May 7
10 home remedies for varicose veins
Varicose veins occur when a person s veins become swollen and enlarged. In some people, they can cause pain and discomfort. A range of home treatments may help to reduce the appearance and pain of varicose veins.
Medical News Today - Mon. May 7
Avocado oil for hair: Benefits and how to use it
The health benefits of eating avocado are well-known. Could using avocado oil on the hair help to keep it strong and healthy
Medical News Today - Sat. Apr 28
Baking soda: A safe, easy treatment for arthritis?
Baking soda has been used as a home remedy for generations due to its antacid properties. Yet its benefits run even deeper, and new research may explain why it is an effective aid in the treatment of autoimmune diseases such as arthritis.
Medical News Today - Sat. Apr 28
Epsom salt detox: Benefits and how it works
An Epsom salt detox is a warm bath with Epsom salt that may help improve the body s natural detoxification process and promote healing.
Medical News Today - Sat. Apr 28
What is a carrier oil? Best oils and uses
Carrier oils are used in aromatherapy, a complementary therapy where various essential oils are applied to the body to aid both physical and emotional health and well-being. Carrier oils dilute the concentrated essential oils so they can be applied to the skin without side effects.
Medical News Today - Sat. Apr 28
10 best essential oils for wrinkles: What works best and why?
While there are many commercial products available to reduce wrinkles, some people prefer natural alternatives, such as essential oils.
Medical News Today - Sat. Apr 28
Does CBD oil work for migraines? Benefits and risks
Cannabidiol oil comes from the marijuana plant, but it contains only trace amounts, if any, of the compound that produces a high. While cannabidiol oil has no psychoactive effects, it may relieve pain, and it shows some promise as a treatment for migraines.
Medical News Today - Sat. Apr 28
Soaking in hot tub improves health markers in obese women
According to new research, obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome PCOS may be able to improve their health outlook with a particularly enjoyable form of therapy regular sessions in a hot tub. The research found that soaking in a hot tub several times per week for two months results in improved measures of cardiovascular health, beneficial changes in fat tissue and other improvements suggestive of a reduced risk of diabetes or other metabolic disorders. ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Apr 28
Music intensifies effects of anti-hypertensive medication
In addition to remembering to take the medication prescribed by their cardiologists at the right times and going to the trouble of making healthy lifestyle changes, patients with high blood pressure hypertension can include a pleasing beneficial activity in routine treatment of the disease thanks to the discovery that listening to music significantly enhances the effect of anti-hypertensive drugs. According to a study conducted by researchers on the Mar 23 ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23
Practices with poor prescribing performance more likely to prescribe homeopathy
New research published today by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine finds that general practices in England with the worst prescribing quality scores are 2.1 times more likely to prescribe homeopathy than practices with the best prescribing quality scores. Researchers from the University of Oxford and Exeter University looked at practices that prescribe homeopathy to see if they differ in their prescribing of other drugs. They found that even infr ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23
Evidence shows noninvasive nerve stimulation may help with hand tremor
LOS ANGELES - People with tremors in their hands from a condition called essential tremor may find some relief from a new, non-invasive type of nerve stimulation, according to a preliminary scientific abstract released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology s 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 21 to 27, 2018. Essential tremor is the most common type of tremor disorder and can be disabling for the over 7 million people in t ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23