Immune System

Whooping cough

Whooping Cough Symptoms + 12 Natural Treatments

Pertussis, or whooping cough, has made a dramatic resurgence in the past several years. Large outbreaks of whooping cough symptoms have occurred in multiple states. Infant deaths have drawn the attention of not only healthcare providers, but also the media. (1) Although antibiotics are the standard conventional treatment for whooping cough, there are natural remedies for coughs and bacterial infections that will … Read More

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Bean sprouts - Dr. Axe

Top 5 Health Benefits of Bean Sprouts (#2 Is a Sight to Behold)

Bean sprouts are exactly what they sound like — literally sprouts that come from beans — and while sprouting can be done using just about any bean, the most common bean sprouts usually come from mung beans and soybeans. They’re filled with fiber and virtually fat-free, especially the mung bean version, which is why they’re a filling, healthy option. Bean sprouts are … Read More

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Bee propolis - Dr. Axe

Bee Propolis Benefits Immunity in the Fight Against Cancer, Candida & Parasites

You’re probably familiar with honey and might even be a fan of bee pollen or royal jelly already, but do you know the other bee-derived ingredient that’s known to have incredible health properties? I’m talking about bee propolis, also called “bee glue.” What is propolis? It’s a natural mixture produced by honey bees from a few things, including substances they collect from plants and trees. This truly therapeutic … Read More

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GERD symptoms

GERD Symptoms & Causes + 5 Natural Treatments

Between 20-44 percent of the total population of those living in Western, industrialized nations suffers from GERD. Many experts believe that the alarmingly high prevalence of GERD is a direct result of eating a modern, highly-processed diet. Up to 40 percent of Americans experience GERD-related symptoms at least monthly. Around 10-20 percent experience GERD symptoms almost daily. Worse still, up … Read More

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Capsaicin - Dr. Axe

Capsaicin Brings the Heat as a Disease-Fighting Powerhouse

Do you love the spicy flavor that peppers have to offer? Then you’re in luck, because capsaicin may help you prevent cancer, fight diabetes and even relieve pain. Known as the spice factor in peppers, capsaicin gives those delicious veggies their heat. With the exception of the bell pepper, capsaicin is generally synonymous with peppers. It’s also one of the features of … Read More

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Athlete's foot

Athlete’s Foot: Common Signs + 4 Home Remedies

Athlete’s foot affects 3-15 percent of the population every year. It’s one of the most common types of fungal infections seen in humans. Up to to 25 percent of people (1 in 4) will likely develop symptoms at some point. (01) Athlete’s foot has some things in common with other fungal infections you’ve probably had at some point in the past. These include toenail or … Read More

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Laryngitis

Laryngitis Symptoms: 9 Easy Natural Treatments

If you’ve ever had a hoarse voice or barking cough, you might have experienced laryngitis symptoms. Laryngitis is an inflammation of the vocal cords. Laryngitis can be an uncomfortable condition, especially when it comes with other illnesses like the common cold or flu. In most cases of laryngitis, home treatment is all that you need. By using soothing and anti-inflammatory herbs, foods and essential oils, … Read More

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Garam masala - Dr. Axe

Garam Masala Benefits Digestion, Immunity & More

You may have tasted it before, but do you know the answer to the following question: What is garam masala? Spoiler alert, it’s not a meal or dish — it’s actually a blend of spices. Garam masala may originate in India, but in terms of what spices actually go into a garam masala recipe, the variations are all over the map. Often … Read More

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Strep throat home remedies

16 Soothing Strep Throat Home Remedies

Strep throat can be a painful and frustrating respiratory condition, making it hard to swallow, eat and sleep. Although the conventional treatment for strep throat is antibiotics, research shows that they only reduce the length of the illness by about half a day. They also don’t seem to affect time off from school or work. Because antibiotic-resistant bacteria is becoming a real … Read More

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