Dangerous Chemicals in Insect Repellent

Dangerous Chemicals in Insect Repellent

Use a Natural Insect Repellent Diethyltoluamide, better known as DEET, is a yellow oil that is used in insect repellents. It is the active agent that is used to ward of insects, but it also comes along with a few dangers. DEET was initially developed in 1946 by the United States Army. After the insect … *

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Avoid Risks of OTC Pain Meds

Avoid Risks of OTC Pain Meds

Natural Pain Alternatives Over-the-counter (OTC) medications can be great temporary remedies to help manage mild forms of pain and discomfort that lasts for a few days. However, long-term use is strongly discouraged – it is not intended to manage ongoing or chronic pain without specific instructions and medical monitoring from a licensed physician. Unfortunately, too … *

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St. John’s Wort

St. John’s Wort

An Herbal Remedy & Its Many Benefits The flowers and leaves of the herb St. John’s Wort (hypericum perforatum) are generally used for depression and related symptoms like anxiety, insomnia and loss of appetite. Hypercin & Hyperforin = Mood Regulation Hypercin and hyperforin, two chemicals found in the plant, can affect chemicals in the body … *

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Benefits of Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acids?

Benefits of Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acids?

The Important Role of Omega 3 The role of Omega-3 essential fatty acids (EFAs) primarily EPA and DHA in the support of health and the prevention of illness has been studied a great deal in recent years and continues to receive a lot of attention from the health community. The evidence continues to mount that … *

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Nicotinamide Riboside A Novel and New Supplement

Nicotinamide Riboside A Novel and New Supplement

Nicotinamide Riboside – Niacel – Part 1 This is the first part of four on a new compound to the marketplace. Once you’ve had a chance to read and digest them, you will be aware of information only a handful of people, mostly high academic researchers know. The new compound is called nicotinamide riboside. The … *

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Top 5 Ways to Reduce Stress

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Stress

Easy Tips to Stay Centered Regardless of how demanding our jobs may or may not be and how hectic our personal lives are on any given day, we all experience stress. Lots and lots of it. Whether we are going through financial problems or facing crazy deadlines at work, there are many things that contribute … *

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Baby Shampoo Found to Contain Carcinogens

Baby Shampoo Found to Contain Carcinogens

The Importance Chemical Free Baby Shampoo The advertising world may have to change their “safe” and “gentle” slogans about baby products from now on. Why? The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is an advocacy group consisting of non-profit health and environmental groups that are collaborating to put an end to harmful cancer-causing chemicals used in baby … *

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Fighting Kids' Colds Naturally

Fighting Kids’ Colds Naturally

Five All-Natural Tips! Few things are as frustrating as when our wee ones aren’t feeling well and we can’t “fix” them. It used to be that colds were seasonal but now every time you turn around there’s a new “bug” on the loose, which spread like wildfire in the germ factories of education. While there’s … *

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Controlling Blood Pressure Naturally

Controlling Blood Pressure Naturally

Hypertension: Silent Killer The medical community issues regular advisories or warnings about hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. The reason for these warnings is because it has earned the infamous reputation of being the silent killer. There are usually no warning signs or symptoms, even when it reaches unusually high levels. Many people don’t … *

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Migraines

Migraines

You Don’t Have to Live With Them! Symptoms of Migraine Headaches There are four stages to a migraine termed prodrone, aura, attack, and postdrone. Prodrone starts at the beginning, usually a couple of days prior to the migraine itself. It can be characterized by a stiff neck, constipation, irritability, depression, and food cravings. Next is … *

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