An herbalist studies the healing properties of plants and suggests supplements to clients who come to them for help with an illness or complaint. Herbal remedies have been used to heal and improve health for many centuries. People who are interested in herbal remedies may want to learn how to become an herbalist.
Though many [...]
Nutrition for Food Allergies
A food allergy is an exaggerated immune response to a particular food or a component of a food, most often a protein. The immune system triggers certain cells to produce immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies that are meant to fight the allergen; it also releases histamines and other chemicals into the bloodstream, [...]
Doctors of holistic medicine have known this for years as there has been many studies published beforehand. The conventional medical doctor in the study acts like he finally put the science behind it…lol a good study nonetheless and a simple remedy you can try at home. Click here to learn more about my digestive health [...]
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Proof: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Is Not “In Your Head”
Science Daily, August 2010. The distressing complex of symptoms known as irritable bowel syndrome is quite common – an estimated 10% of the population suffers from [...]
How to Alleviate Heartburn in Pregnancy
December 2007, Science Daily. One of the commonest problems for pregnant women is heartburn. It usually shows up in the first trimester, and worsens as pregnancy progresses. According to various studies, pregnancy heartburn may be due to a combination of higher levels of progesterone and pressure on the abdominal [...]
Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as spastic colon, is a condition in which the intestinal muscles go into spasm. It can be caused by food sensitivities, caffeine, and other drugs. It can also be caused by malabsorption of sugars – lactose in milk, fructose content in fruit juices, and dried fruit, and sorbitol and xylitol [...]
Recent Study: High Fiber in the Diet Decreases Risk of Death, Many Diseases
A newly-published US study of over 350,000 people over a nine-year period shows strong links between high amounts of fiber in the diet and reduced risks of death, including death from cardioascular, infectious, and respiratory diseases.
The National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet [...]
Celiac disease like IBS it’s something we all hear about, something we all wonder if we might have-certainly, those of us with constant digestive problems-but something no one has really defined. A severe intolerance to gluten, the protein found in wheat and other grains, celiac symptoms are wide ranging and can differ greatly from person [...]
Crohn’s Disease Patients Less Able to Absorb Vitamin D, New Study Shows
Vitamin D deficiency is one well-known risk for patients with Crohn’s Disease (CD). A new study by a research team from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) has now demonstrated for the first time that a probable cause is a reduced ability to [...]
By: Holly Haden
People have been increasingly reliant on modern medicine. Medical interventions have been able to help prolong lives, especially with the help of modern surgical procedures. It is amazing to know that modern surgical procedures are able to do incredible things to save a person’s life.
One example of this is the bariatric [...]