Avoid Preeclampsia the Natural Way

Simply supplementing a pregnant woman’s diet with antioxidant vitamins and the amino acid L-arginine could reduce her risk of developing preeclampsia according to research undertaken  in Mexico City and published in the British Medical Journal. Preeclampsia is a serious condition in which there are problems with the mother’s placenta that can lead to growth problems…

Black Cohosh for the Sad and Anxious

  In previous wisdom remedies articles, I have laid the groundwork for how these simple herbal preparations can be used somewhat differently to completely change patterns of thinking, beliefs or behavior. Black Cohosh, which is introduced and discussed below, is one such remedy. It is very helpful to certain types of people or anyone stuck…

Soybean Pros and Cons

While soybean products can be a healthy part of a vegetarian or traditional diet, there are several pitfalls to watch out for.  One factor is whether the soybeans are genetically modified.  Another is where they were grown (some companies who pose as organic purveyors refuse to disclose their sources).  Especially important in considering soybean pros…

Two Amino Acids Stop Irregular Heartbeats

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Irregular heartbeats, technically known as cardiac arrhythmias, put more than 850,000 people in the hospital every year in the U.S. That number is expected to increase as the population ages. Many others are treated on an outpatient basis for frightening erratic heartbeats that can feel like the heart is doing flutters and…

Beat Endometriosis with Natural Remedies

  Endometriosis is a condition where the tissue lining of the uterus spreads to other parts of the body. Symptoms of endometriosis are not always apparent and can go undetected for long periods of time. When symptoms do present themselves it is in the form of pain, scarring, menstrual problems, and difficulty conceiving. While conventional treatment includes…

How to Rid Your Body of Mercury

  The level of mercury that is entering the food chain may still be on the increase according to a recent study undertaken in the Great Lakes region, and published in the journal Ecotoxicology. The study showed that although levels of mercury seem to have been declining in the region over the last forty years,…

Natural Help for Lymphedema

(Health Secrets Newsletter) The threat of lymphedema plagues any women who undergoes the standard of care for breast cancer, but it can happen for other reasons.  The condition is caused by the accumulation of fluid in the body’s interstitial tissues which surround the lymph glands. It occurs when lymph nodes are missing, removed or damaged to the point that it…

Natural Treatments for Diverticulitis

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Diverticulitis is an inflammatory disease of the colon caused by infection. The illness is age related and common in individuals over 40 who live in industrialized countries. The primary culprit for diverticulitis is a diet lacking in fiber. People who live in countries where the diet is rich in fiber have a…