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8 Natural Ways to Overcome Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Over 6 million Americans suffer from fibromyalgia symptoms, and 90 percent of fibromyalgia sufferers are women. It's still up for debate why far more women get fibromyalgia than men. Some healthcare professionals claim it's due to decreased serotonin levels in the brains of women. Unfortunately, people suffering from fibromyalgia struggle with pain, fatigue, depression and other common…

Natural Fibromyalgia Treatment That Works

Fibromyalgia is widespread muscle pain with no specific cause. For a diagnosis to be made, you must have pain in at least 11 of 18 specific trigger points. Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that includes long-term, body wide pain in the muscles and connective tissues.  This characteristic pain may be accompanied by fatigue, headaches, and difficulty…

Craniosacral Therapy for Depression, Neck Pain & Headaches

The term craniosacral therapy (or CST) refers to how this treatment approach addresses abnormalities of fluid and membranes connecting to both the cranium and sacrum. The sacrum is a triangular bone in the lower back situated between the two hipbones of the pelvis that connects to the spine, and the cranium is the skull, the bony structure that…

Use Comfrey to Soothe Muscles & Joints + Help Relieve Pain

For those familiar with natural medicine and chronic pain, comfrey is likely on your list of remedies. This herb has been used for centuries to treat a variety of pain- and inflammation-related issues. Among its clinical uses, comfrey can help relieve pain, reduce inflammation of muscles and joints, speed the healing of bruises and contusions…

Ginkgo Biloba Benefits Energy, Mood & Memory

Ginkgo biloba, which is also known as maidenhair, is an ancient plant extract that has been used in China medicinally to heal various health ailments for thousands of years. In fact, the University of Maryland Medical Center reports that ginkgo biloba is the oldest tree species on earth, and today it is one of the…

4 Steps to Overcome Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a chronic illness characterized by extreme fatigue that lasts for more than six months. This fatigue cannot be explained away by an underlying medical condition. In fact, one of the disease's principle challenges is that it's impossible to diagnose with laboratory tests. However, some professionals believe it is closely related to adrenal…

8 Massage Therapy Benefits (Reduce Pain, Speed Healing + More)

It's now estimated that in the U.S. alone the massage therapy industry generates over $12 billion annually! Roughly 39.1 million adult Americans (18 percent of the total population) had a massage at least once in the previous year, according to the American Massage Therapy College, Not only is massage therapy an effective way to help…

8 ‘You Won’t Believe It’ Natural Painkillers

With Prince’s unfortunate death linked to painkilling drugs and the recent news that even acetaminophen, the main ingredient in Tylenol, affects us in ways we’re only now starting to fully understand (it makes people less empathetic), it’s more important than ever to turn to safer, scientifically proven natural painkillers when we feel discomfort. Luckily, there…

9 Signs You Have Magnesium Deficiency and How to Treat It

Magnesium is arguably the most important mineral in the body, which is why magnesium deficiency can be such an issue. According to Norman Shealy, MD, Ph.D, an American neurosurgeon and a pioneer in pain medicine, “Every known illness is associated with a magnesium deficiency and it’s the missing cure to many diseases.” Not only does magnesium help regulate…

Breast Implant Illness + 6 Other Breast Implant Dangers

The quest for perfection has never been higher. Reality TV, advertisements and the media constantly promote a “perfect” body. The result is more and more women (and men) are turning to plastic surgery. In fact, in 2015 over 1.7 million cosmetic surgical procedures were performed in the United States. (1) Breast Augmentation: 279,143 Liposuction 222,051…