Beat and Treat ADHD Without Drugs

ADHD is the term now used to describe children who have an attention disorder (ADD) with or without hyperactivity. Fortunately, such conditions may be prevented or improved with diet and supplementation, and without the use of risky mainstream drugs. Though ADHD may in part be a syndrome created to describe age-old problems and publicized in order to sell…

What is the Point of a School Physical?

  August is the traditional month for the school physical. Most parents have learned to accept this event and take it for granted without questioning whether it has any real value.  After evaluating his daughter’s school physical, Dr. Amyas A Kabir asked that question, and his answer may surprise you.  Here is what Dr. Kabir had to say about school…

Smile Your Way to a Healthy Heart

Having a healthy heart could be as simple as taking the time to relax and enjoy yourself, according to researchers at Columbia University, New York. While previous studies have looked at the negative emotions of stress, anxiety and anger, and the way they increase the risk of heart disease, this new research published in the…

Fibromyalgia Can Be Managed Naturally

Fibromyalgia is classified by the presence of chronic widespread pain and a heightened and painful response to gentle touch. Other core features of the disorder include debilitating fatigue, sleep disturbance, and joint stiffness. There is also a significant correlation of fibromyalgia to irritable bowel syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome and depression. The criteria for a diagnosis…

Ginger Eases Aches and Pains

A daily dose of ginger can naturally reduce muscle pain by up to 25%, according to research by the University of Georgia. Whether you’ve overdone it on the treadmill, spent all day gardening, or simply strained yourself spring cleaning, ginger is a safe and effective way to reduce common muscle aches. What does the study…

On the Path to Health: Psychosomatic Health

  It is no secret that what your mind thinks describes your body’s physiology. Recent research has changed this from something that could easily be observed to something powerfully supported by physiological data, expanding the focus of holistic health and holistic healing. It has been shown, for example, that every cell of the body has neurotransmitter receptors, a…

How to Get and Stay Sick for Life

There are strategies, employed consciously or unconsciously, which lead to permanent and lasting illness and general malaise and malfunction throughout life. Those strategies and the common tools used with them to create disease are revealed in this article. If your goal is a lifetime of sickness and debilitation, read them closely.  It is important to know that the…

Do You Have Undiagnosed Lactose Intolerance?

  Lactose intolerance affects an estimated 30 to 50 million Americans today, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Many people may be affected by lactose intolerance without realizing it, writing off their symptoms as indigestion or food they shouldn’t have eaten. Lactose intolerance stems from the body’s inability to digest lactose,…