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Blood Pressure

Natural Remedies for High Blood Pressure

Hawthorn Berry is probably one of the best natural remedies for high blood pressure. Studies have demonstrated that hawthorn extract is effective in reducing high blood pressure and in improving heart function by reducing artery […]

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Blood Pressure

Help Reduce High Blood Pressure

Healthy habits can help reduce high blood pressure. Healthy habits include: Following a healthy eating plan Doing enough physical activity Maintaining a healthy weight Quitting smoking Managing your stress and learning to cope with stress

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Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure Medication Side Effects

Common Side Effects of High Blood Pressure Medication: From constipation to headaches to increased sensitivity to cold, there are many common side effects to blood pressure medications.

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Blood Pressure

Help Reduce High Blood Pressure Without Medication

Help reduce high blood pressure without medication. Use natural remedies, foods and other ways to reduce high blood pressure. Below are some natural ways to help reduce high blood pressure without medication:

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Diabetes

Alpha-Lipoic Acid and Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetes and Alpha-Lipoic Acid and Neuropathy. One of alpha-lipoic acid’s primary uses is to treat nerve damage, including diabetic neuropathy, a dangerous long-term complication of diabetes that causes pain and loss of feeling in the […]

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ADHD, ADD

Natural Treatment for ADHD – Magnesium Supplements

In 1997 researchers reporting in the journal Magnesium Research, divided 75 children (ages 7to12) with diagnosed ADHD into two groups in a preliminary, controlled trial. The children had a deficiency of magnesium which was determined […]

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Cancer - Skin

Vitamin A and Skin Cancer and Ageing Skin

Why is vitamin A important for skin cancer protection? The skin and mucosal cells (cells that line the airways, digestive tract, and urinary tract) function as a barrier and form the body’s first line of […]

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Pregnancy, Nutrition & Diet

Cesarean Sections Increase With Maternal Age

The rising rates of cesarean sections have been a concern for over two decades. An acceptable rate of cesarean sections is between 10% and 15% for countries in the developed world, according to the World […]

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Exercise Benefits

Home Exercise and Fitness Equipment For Sale

Better Health Innovations are dedicated to bringing you the best products to enhance your life through better health. The outstanding success of Better Health Innovations has been attributed to providing innovative and effective products, high […]

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Depression, Anxiety, Stress

Natural Remedies for Depression

Clinically used in Germany for over 40 years, St. John’s Wort has been proven to be a successful antidepressant as well as antibiotic and anti-viral agent. Several clinical studies have shown that those with depression […]

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Depression, Anxiety, Stress

How To Prevent and Remedy Depression

A number of studies have found decreased omega-3 content in the blood of depressed patients. Omega-3 fatty acids play a critical role in the development and function of the central nervous system. Emerging research is […]

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Nutrition/Herbs/Spices/ Supplements

CLA Supplements Do Not Lower Blood Fat Levels

CLA supplements may be more beneficial for animals than it is for people. CLA supplements did not lower blood fat levels or improve any of the other health indicators a research team examined. CLA, short […]

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Nutrition/Herbs/Spices/ Supplements

Mushrooms Contain Copper, Potassium, Folate and Niacin

Mushrooms contain several key nutrients, including copper, potassium, folate and niacin, according to recently analyzed nutrient data. Seven varieties of mushrooms, white button mushrooms, oyster mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms, enoki mushrooms, portabella mushrooms, crimini mushrooms and […]

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Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure Lowered With Hibiscus Tea

Drinking hibiscus tea lowered blood pressure in a group of pre-hypertensive (blood pressure levels that are above normal but not high enough to be called hypertension) and mildly hypertensive (high blood pressure) adults, according to […]

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Osteoporosis

Increase Bone Density Naturally

A 3 year study has shown that, contrary to some evidence, bone mineral density may benefit from high protein diets, at least in older people. But the high potein diet must also meet the recommended dietary […]

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Triglycerides

Diet Rich in Algae Oil Can Lower Triglycerides

Adding algae oil to your diet has been proved to lower high triglycerides. The benefits of fish oil include the ability to lower high triglycerides in the blood. Instead of using fish oil in this study, a natural […]

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Ethical Issues in Health

How Drug Reps Make Friends and Influence Doctors

This article, which grew out of conversations between a former drug rep and a physician who researches pharmaceutical marketing, reveals the strategies used by reps to manipulate physician prescribing. The authors of the article are […]

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Ethical Issues in Health

Neurontin Used for Pain: Doctors Influenced by Drug Reps

Neurontin was approved for the treatment of partial seizures in epilepsy but was increasingly used for pain management due to doctors being illegally influenced by a drug company. Drug company representatives frequently promoted non-approved uses of the drug gabapentin […]

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Depression, Anxiety, Stress

Herbal Remedies for Depression

St. John’s Wort is one of the best natural herbal remedies for depression. New research provides support for the use of St. John’s wort extracts in treating major depression. A Cochrane Systematic Review backs up […]

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Cancer Breast

Breast Cancer Risk Factors – Birth Size

Scientists have identified several risk factors that increase a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer by comparing the characteristics of populations of women with and without breast cancer. Well-established risk factors for breast cancer include […]