Natural Treatment for Asthma and COPD

If you have asthma and/or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) you probably spend a lot of time using various inhalers and nebulizers. Many times these contain glucocorticoids (steroids). Some of the major side effects of long term steroid use include: cataracts, osteoporosis, adrenal insufficiency, weight gain with dramatic increase in abdominal fat, Type 2 diabetes…

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,…

Natto: Big Benefits for Your Heart and Skin

(Health Secrets Newsletter) The Japanese have long believed natto brings optimal cardiovascular health, and it has been a staple of nutrition in Japan since feudal times.  Today natto is showing up across America in outlets that cater to the Japanese and the health conscious. And for those needing scientific proof, research teams are busy documenting the health benefits of eating…

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…

Hot Peppers Stop Prostate Cancer Cold

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Chili peppers make food taste great. Now we’re learning they may be even better for keeping the human body feeling in the spice of life. Capsaicin is the active ingredient in hot chili peppers, and the one that turns up the heat. It is a compound useful in nature for preventing pepper…

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…