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