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Natural Ways to Treat Fibromyalgia

Treating Fibromyalgia Naturally

Fibromyalgia has an identity problem. For years, doctors dismissed fibromyalgia pain as a psychological disorder and often labeled sufferers as hypochondriacs or malingerers. It was then considered a disease of the muscles and fibrous tissues or a rheumatic or autoimmune

health

It’s Your Health: Own It!

Every few years, I ask subscribers of my newsletter to participate in a little competition called the Health Achievement Awards, in which readers write about how Health & Healing has helped them improve their health and well-being.

I can’t tell

pycnogenol

The Plentiful Benefits of Pycnogenol

In 1535, French explorer Jacques Cartier sailed up the St. Lawrence River in his search for the Northwest Passage. As winter approached, the river froze solid and Cartier and his crew spent several months near the Iroquoian village of Stadacona

Cures for Common Stomach Problems

Stomach problems such as indigestion and heartburn make life miserable for millions of Americans. Although some of the remedies for these and other stomach problems that crowd drugstore shelves provide short-term relief, they do not address the underlying causes of

Do You Really Need Antibiotics?

Cold and flu season is here and people are looking for ways to alleviate symptoms and get well faster. Many of them are asking their docs for antibiotics—despite the fact that only one in 10 sore throats is caused by

Immune System

Simple Steps to Boost Your Immune System

A healthy immune system is essential for optimal health. Your immune system protects you from foreign invaders that you are constantly exposed to, such as bacteria, viruses, and other toxins. Unfortunately, most of us take our immune system for granted

inflammation

Back in the Day…Still True Today: Inflammation

More than 15 years ago I wrote an article about the dangers of inflammation and how it can negatively affect several aspects of your health. What’s worse, most conventional docs either don’t know—or won’t tell you—about safe, natural ways to

Daily Detox

Multivitamins for Daily Detox

In conventional medicine, “detoxification” refers to the treatment of drug or alcohol addiction or acute poisoning, but it’s taken on a broader meaning elsewhere. Hundreds of products and protocols now claim to promote detox, cleansing, and the removal of

Natural Ways to Relieve Stress

The holiday season is almost here. And while most everyone looks forward to reconnecting with friends and loved ones, this is also a time when stress and anxiety abound. It’s an established fact that the holidays can take a toll