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…

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…

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…

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…

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…