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Hawthorn: Effective Herbal Remedy for Heart Failure

Hawthorn berries and leaves
Hawthorn berries and leaves

Several recent clinical research studies have demonstrated that the herb Hawthorn (Crataegus Oxyacantha) can be of great benefit to those suffering from heart failure. Heart failure, also called congestive heart failure or chronic heart failure, as described by Dr. Ed Zimney, MD, is “a condition in which the heart muscle cannot pump out blood effectively or efficiently. […] Left untreated, heart failure can become progressively worse because a vicious cycle develops wherein the heart gets further and further behind in its ability to pump the blood, which can lead to worsening symptoms and to acute heart failure requiring emergency medical treatment.”

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The Best Foods for a Good Night’s Sleep

SleepingManBy Dr. Isaac Eliaz

What you eat can drastically affect how you sleep, so in order to get a good night’s rest, it is essential to choose foods that calm your mind and body rather than those that stimulate you. Certain types of foods will naturally promote rest and relaxation, particularly those that contain tryptophan – the amino acid that the body uses to make serotonin, the neurotransmitter that slows nerve activity within your brain.
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Detox Teas: Are They Helpful For Detoxification?

detoxteaBy Katie Adams

With more and more people putting more concern on their health and wellness, detoxification products such as detox teas are becoming all the more popular.

Why Detoxify? The human body is created with its own detoxification system, which includes the skin, liver, kidney and the colon. The liver and the kidney filter out the toxins in the body which goes out through the urinary system, the digestive system or as sweat through the skin. The body’s waste management system works well under normal circumstances, but given today’s fast paced lifestyle and extensive exposure to waste and toxins, the body can only deal with so much. This brings us to the need to detoxify, or cleanse the body and get rid of toxins and waste.

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The Importance of Diagnosis

Woman in doctor's office frowningSelf-treatment sometimes get a bad rap, because, on those occasions when it does go wrong, it can go very wrong. The main cause of these instances of alternative treatments gone amiss is misdiagnosis. Self-treatment can and does work, but one must know first understand what it is that they are treating to succeed. … This article has been updated and moved to the new Holistic Health & Living: http://www.holistichealthliving.com/2016/01/the-importance-of-diagnosis/

The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Arjuna

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Bark of the Terminalia Arjuna tree

Arjuna is one of those herbs that doesn’t just improve a few aspects of one’s health, it greatly benefits overall health and well-being. For thousands of years, Arjuna has been used both alone and as a support herb in Ayurvedic medicine because it is useful for several common health issues, but can also support the functioning of other herbal remedies; so, it should come as no surprise that modern scientists have discovered that Arjuna also supports the effects of pharmaceutical drugs. … This article has been updated and moved to the new Holistic Health & Living blog: http://www.holistichealthliving.com/2015/09/the-benefits-of-ayurvedic-medicine-arjuna/

 

New Apple Ingredient Discovery Keeps Muscles Strong!

ApplePeelHealthBy Michael Clonts

Natural Component of Apple Peels Found To Help Prevent Muscle Weakening

In search of an effective method to prevent muscle wasting that comes with illness and aging, researchers have located a natural compound that is very promising.

The findings reported in the June issue of Cell Metabolism (a Cell Press publication), identify a natural component of apple peels known as Ursolic Acid as a promising newnutritional therapy for the widespread and debilitating condition that affects nearly everyone at one time or another.

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Extend Your Life Naturally With Coenzyme Q10

coenzyme q10By Mukta Agrawal

You are the sum of several hundred trillion cells. Moreover, how they feel and function has an impact on how you feel and function. However, the functioning of cells has a lot to do with coenzyme Q10, vitamin like substance that produced throughout your body. Without this coenzyme Q10 or CoQ10, your cells and thus you could not survive. CoQ10 is an elemental ingredient in the energy production and keeps those trillions of cells function smoothly. Deficiency of this essential nutrient develops a negative impact on the health and most likely, the aging process itself. In addition to the generating energy process, it is also a powerful antioxidants and protects you against free radical damage that causes aging and degenerative diseases. It also stimulates certain genes in your body to strengthen you against various diseases and rejuvenate the body. Today in this article let me give you an insight into the benefits of coenzyme q10 that helps prevent various disease conditions and keeps you healthy longer.

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