Brain Health

Health benefits of blackberries - Dr. Axe

6 Amazing Health Benefits of Blackberries

One of my favorite things to find is the intersection between delicious food and incredible health benefits. Nothing truer could be said about the health benefits of blackberries. Boasting an ORAC score that lands it high on the most antioxidant-rich foods, as well as a list of nutrients so long it’s hard to remember even half of them plus one … Read More

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L-Lysine Benefits the Gut, Brain & Herpes Outbreaks

The same building block of protein that helps treat cold sores can also help fight cancer. It’s not a myth; it’s just science — and that’s just one of the many L-lysine benefits. For years, people have been using L-lysine to treat the herpes virus and recover from workouts. But, as it turns out, this amino acid is good for … Read More

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Hiccups

How to Get Rid of Hiccups: 8 Natural Treatments

Having the hiccups is a mysterious occurrence. Unlike other common reflexes, like sneezing and coughing, there’s no known physiologic advantage for the hiccups. Yet, we’ve all experienced them numerous times in our lives. Every one has her own suggestion for how to get rid of hiccups, but what really works? Sometimes hiccups occur because the nerves that run from your … Read More

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Diabetes insipidus

Diabetes Insipidus: Causes & Symptoms + 5 Natural Treatments

Diabetes insipidus,  is a debilitating and rare disease, with a prevalence of 1 out of 25,000 people. Often referred to as “water diabetes,” it is a condition characterized by frequent and heavy urination, excessive thirst and an overall feeling of weakness. It’s caused by a defect in the pituitary gland or in the kidneys. (1) The term insipidus means “without taste” … Read More

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L-cysteine - Dr. Axe

What Is L-cysteine? 7 L-cysteine Benefits + L-cysteine Foods

L-cysteine is used therapeutically and nutritionally to improve the health of humans. It’s a basic building block of glutathione, which has been coined “the mother of all antioxidants.” L-cysteine supplementation, also known as N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC), is valued for its ability to increase glutathione levels in the body, which is extremely important for lung function, brain function and liver detoxification. Because a … Read More

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Muscular dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy: Symptoms, Risk Factors & 5 Natural Remedies

Muscular dystrophy diseases are a group of disorders that affect the muscular system, the skeletal system and other parts of the body. They span across all races and cultures. Muscular dystrophy is chronic and there are no known permanent cures for this disease at this time. Currently, there are only helpful medical treatments that can slow down the disease’s progression. … Read More

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Sore throat remedies

13 Natural Sore Throat Remedies for Fast Relief

A sore throat can come on at any time and its caused by a number of reasons. Some sore throats can be due to a bacterial infection, or strep throat, and some are viral infections. Either way, sore throats are very contagious and it’s important to address the issue as soon as symptoms develop. Thankfully, there are natural sore throat … Read More

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Music

Music Therapy: Benefits and Uses for Anxiety, Depression + More

It’s believed that music has been used since practically the beginning of time to help humans deal with difficult feelings and better connect to one another. Because of its strong and immediate influence over our emotions, coupled with its ability to naturally increase neurochemicals — including “feel good” endorphins — music is now being added to many rehabilitation programs across the … Read More

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Dysphagia

Dysphagia Causes and Symptoms + 6 Natural Treatments

Swallowing is a very complex process. Some people lose their ability to swallow. Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, is fairly common among aging adults. It can lead to malnutrition, dehydration, aspiration pneumonia and even death. In the United States, dysphagia affects 300,000 to 600,000 people yearly. Age-related changes in swallowing physiology, as well as age-related diseases, are factors that can lead to the development … Read More

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Dangers of fracking - Dr. Axe

Dangers of Fracking (Here’s What It’s Doing to Your Body)

When we talk about health, it’s impossible to ignore the impacts certain types of energy have on our breathing, wellness and even cancer risk. And as our country increasingly looks to ways to fuel the modern lifestyle, it’s important to note the potential health side effects of these tactics. Here, we focus on the dangers of fracking, particularly as it … Read More

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