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Remedies, instructional teachings, notices and alerts are collected in the Healthy Notes category. If you crave knowledge and understanding of topics that influence your health (good and bad), then you have found the right place.

Prostate Cancer Nutrition and Dietary Supplements

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Do you know about the specific dietary supplements that support a healthy prostate? Government reviewed data inside.

Prevent MRSA Infection

MRSA is a certain type of staph infection, most often seen in medical settings, but has recently extended into general population. We review causes, prevention, and how to stop an outbreak before it gets out of control.

How Inflammation Affects Your Health

The Link Between Aging and Inflammation The Fire Within is Not Always Good 5 simple lifestyle changes to relieve inflammation How would you respond if a physician asked, “Do you [...]

How to Manage Oxidative Stress

How Oxidation Shortens Your Life And Overwhelms Your Immune System Is your life making you oxidative stressed? Oxidation. The process that causes the browning of a sliced apple or rust [...]

Telomeres Indicate How Fast You are Aging

Your 'Real' Age can be Measured by the Length of Your Telomeres Size Does Matter Lose weight, exercise, eat right… and measure your telomeres? You probably haven’t thought about your [...]

Exercise to Strengthen the Immune System

Studies show exercise will maintain bone density, increase muscle mass, reduce fat, improve heart and lung function, reduce stress, AND boost the immune system.

Hormones Do Effect the Immune System

In the battle for immune power, it's easy to overlook how hormone balance affects the immune system. This overview shares hormonal information to help you.

How to Succeed with the Top New Years Resolutions for Health

Each New Year, the story is the same; we start out with great ambition, only to have the enthusiasm fade before March. Here are some tips to stay the course and get results.

7 Tips for Headache Remedies and Relief

A main cause of a headache is dehydration. This is the body’s way of letting you know that you need H2O. Mood and cognition are also affected by dehydration. Most people are chronically dehydrated, because of the large assortment of beverage alternatives that can actually dehydrate your body even more, including soda and energy drinks.

Grapefruit Interaction Drug Notices

Grapefruits have notorious interactions with many common drugs, both prescription and over-the-counter medication. Self-education is prudent to avoid the risk of either a reduced concentration of the medication, or too much of a drug remaining in your body and reaching toxic and dangerous levels.

Sun Safety to Save Your Skin

The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated May 24, 2013 as "Don't Fry Day." Applied Health, along with the FDA, is helping to spread the word on sun safety. In this Consumer Update video, FDA experts provide tips on protecting yourself from harmful exposure to the sun's UV rays , including avoiding exposure, applying sunscreens, and wearing proper eye protection.

Too Hot for Enzymes

Summer in the desert means it's time to be kind to nutritional supplements. If it's too hot for your dog to be left in a closed car, parked in the sun, then it's too hot for your nutrition products, especially, any product with live enzymes.

Comparison of Natural and Conventional Medicine

A comparison of Natural and Conventional Medicine, using side-by-side descriptions of each discipline's emphasis, perspective and focus. No comparison is offered for trauma, surgical procedures, or any life-threatening condition. It is more for comparing conventional and natural medicine's view of chronic conditions.

FDA Alert for Pfizer Recall of Birth Control Pills

FDA alerts about Pfizer voluntary recall for Lo/Ovral-28 birth control pills with possible error in inert pills vs. active ingredient pills.

Calcium 101

The basics on calcium, Calcium 101, explains basic differences among popular types of calcium, and why it is so important, especially for postmenopausal women. These essential nutrients work together to help build and maintain good bone health.

Chronic Candida Syndrome

Candida albicans is a yeast-like fungus, normally present in small, yet harmless, amounts in the mucous membranes of the body. However, candida often multiplies to become the root cause of many diseases and ailments.

Chronic Candida Syndrome Part 2

Candida Albicans is both a fungus and yeast, naturally found in the mucous membranes of the body (most heavily concentrated in the digestive/intestinal tracts). When accelerated overgrowth of Candida colonies occur, called Candidiasis (KAN-di-DY-uh-sis), it can become the root cause of many health disorders.

Raw Honey Remedies

Recalls and warnings on OTC (over-the-counter) cough and cold medicines abound. They are not only considered unsafe for children, but adults can also have bad side effects. Before you reach for cold medicine claiming to solve your stuffy head, congestion, cough woes, it would be good to review valid reasons for avoiding these products, and opt for natural remedies instead.

Women’s Health Myths

Heart disease is actually the leading killer of both men and women. Ovarian cancer – not breast cancer – is the most deadly female reproductive cancer.

Menstruation and Related Issues

The menstrual cycle is an integral part of women's lives, and even though it is a vital process for preparing the female for pregnancy, it is often coined as "the curse". Certainly, the varied side effects are curse-like, but many of the symptoms can be alleviated by simple measures. The first step is to understand what happens during menstruation.