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Cinnamon and diabetes: Effect on blood sugar and overall health
People with diabetes often face dietary restrictions to control their blood sugar and prevent complications.
Medical News Today - Wed. May 3
Apple cider vinegar and diabetes: Does it help and how is it taken?
For many years, apple cider vinegar has been linked with an array of health benefits. These have ranged from aiding weight loss to relieving cold symptoms. But does taking it help people with diabetes
Medical News Today - Wed. May 3
Eight home remedies for treating a cold
At some point, almost everyone gets a cold. Colds are caused by a virus, which means an antibiotic is not an effective treatment.
Medical News Today - Fri. Mar 24
Atrial fibrillation: Natural treatments, remedies, and tips
The heart s upper chambers normally beat in a regular, coordinated rhythm with the heart s lower chambers. In atrial fibrillation, the heart s upper chambers can quiver out of rhythm.
Medical News Today - Fri. Mar 24
Spiritual retreats change feel-good chemical systems in the brain
PHILADELPHIA -- More Americans than ever are turning to spiritual, meditative and religious retreats as a way to reset their daily life and enhance wellbeing. Now, researchers at The Marcus Institute of Integrative Health at Thomas Jefferson University show there are changes in the dopamine and serotonin systems in the brains of retreat participants. The team published their results in Religion, Brain Behavior . Since serotonin and dopamine are part of the ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Mar 23
Nurses adopt plant-based prescription, boost health outcomes
WASHINGTON -- Joanne Evans, M.Ed., R.N., P.M.H.C.N.S.-B.C., provided a presentation to colleagues at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., about the health benefits of adopting a plant-based vegan diet and soon had 19 nurses eager to test it out. After 21 days, 74 percent of the nurses, 14 out of 19, in this self-reported, plant-based dietary review lowered their cholesterol, with a mean average of 18 mg dL, while six lowered their cholesterol by 45 to ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Mar 21
Five of the best meditation apps: Which one is right for you?
Between stressful deadlines, family responsibilities, and countless social media notifications, modern life can leave many of us feeling anxious, overwhelmed, and even unhappy. If this sounds like you, meditation may provide an answer - and with meditation apps, you can now carry your own personal mindfulness trainer in your pocket. But which app should you choose We review our pick of the best meditation apps available.
Medical News Today - Sat. Mar 11
Natural remedies for treating erectile dysfunction
Some treatments for erectile dysfunction can include natural herbs and remedies. However, when seeking a natural remedy, a man should be cautious and understand the possible risks associated with certain natural cures.
Medical News Today - Sat. Mar 11
Component of marijuana may help treat anxiety and substance abuse disorders
Cannabidiol, a major component of cannabis or marijuana, appears to have effects on emotion and emotional memory, which could be helpful for treating anxiety-related and substance abuse disorders. A recent review highlights the results of studies that have investigated cannabidiol s effects on various fear and drug memory processes. Cannabis is best known for the high caused by the chemical Tetrahydrocannabinol THC but it contains many other chemicals with ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Mar 9
Cannabis use in people with epilepsy revealed: Australian survey
People with epilepsy resort to cannabis products when antiepileptic drug side-effects are intolerable and epilepsy uncontrolled. The first Australian nationwide survey on the experiences and opinions of medicinal cannabis use in people with epilepsy has revealed that 14 per cent of people with epilepsy have used cannabis products as a way to manage seizures. The study showed that of those with a history of cannabis product use, 90 per cent of adults and 71 ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Mar 9
Can red ginseng help treat erectile dysfunction?
Sexual performance affects confidence and interpersonal relationships. When a man has difficulty with erectile dysfunction, it can affect several aspects of his life.
Medical News Today - Thu. Mar 9
Sexual benefits of zinc: Can it help treat erectile dysfunction?
Zinc is a trace mineral that plays a vital role in many aspects of human health. These processes include growth, immunity, and reproduction.
Medical News Today - Thu. Mar 9