Archive | October, 2011

Fight Cold and Flu Season from A to Zinc

Ah, October. Halloween, cool, crisp weather, changing leaves—and the start of cold and flu season. This year, if sneezing, a runny nose, body aches, or fever crop up, don’t reach for over-the-counter or prescription drugs. Instead, give natural remedies a …

Berberine for Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious condition, and it’s also one that can cause many other severe health problems. Diabetes increases your risk of death by heart attack and is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. That’s why you …

GERD: More Than Heartburn

GERD Quiz

Which of the following are signs and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?

  1. Chronic cough
  2. Wheezing
  3. Heartburn
  4. All of the above

    The answer is 4, all of the above.

Although heartburn is the signature sign of gastroesophageal reflux …