Health Concerns

Blood in stool - Dr. Axe

What Causes Blood in Stool? + 5 Natural Remedies

Seeing bright red blood in stool is no laughing matter, especially when it’s your own poop. Sometimes it can mean something serious is going on. Other times it may be minor and nothing to lose sleep over. But either way, pooping blood can be quite alarming and it’s not something to just ignore. (1) Are you wondering “why is my poop black?” … Read More

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Alopecia areata - Dr. Axe

Alopecia Areata: 9 Natural Ways to Treat Hair Loss

Alopecia areata affects 2 percent of the worldwide population. And although it doesn’t cause physical pain or make you feel sick, it can be a psychologically devastating disease. This autoimmune disease involves the loss of hair around the scalp, face and parts of the body. It can come on at any time, without warning. It’s commonly misdiagnosed as other types … Read More

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Is Amazon buying Whole Foods - Dr. Axe

Is Amazon Buying Whole Foods?

Is Amazon buying Whole Foods? In a bit of a shocker in the world of organics, the answer is yes. The online giant is reportedly purchasing the pioneering natural foods chain for $13.7 billion, but what that means for consumers isn’t quite clear yet. Does this mean organics delivered straight to the doorstep is in the works? It’ll be interesting to see how … Read More

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Receding gums - Dr. Axe

What Causes Receding Gums? + 10 Home Remedies

Did you know there is a direct correlation between your dental health and your overall health? In fact, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, a part of the NIH, concludes that the mouth is a mirror of health and disease. Because of this, the mouth can act as an early warning system for poor health. (1) Our mouths … Read More

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Sleep deprivation - Dr. Axe

Get Some Sleep! Sleep Deprivation Causes + 6 Natural Treatments

In a world where stress levels are rising, exposure to natural sunlight outdoors is diminishing, and technology is leading to constant demands for everybody’s attention, it’s no surprise that so many people struggle to get enough sleep. What does it mean to be “sleep deprived”? What are some of the negative effects of sleep deprivation? The broad definition of sleep deprivation … Read More

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Dryer sheets - Dr. Axe

Stop Using Dryer Sheets Immediately!

Dryer sheets are part of the laundry routine for millions of people. Most of us don’t think twice about tossing a sheet or two into the dryer — it’s just part of the clean clothes process. And while pulling a warm, fresh load of scented laundry out of the dryer may make you feel warm and fuzzy, there’s likely something not-so-good … Read More

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How to lose weight for kids - Dr. Axe

Weight Loss in Children: How to Lose Weight for Kids

Nearly two-thirds of this U.S. group are overweight. In fact, 17 percent are obese, with the rate tripling from 1971 to 2011. (1) Worst of all, these folks are being exposed to a whole host of health issues that were previously quite rare in this group. Who am I talking about? Children, of course, which is why it’s so important to learn … Read More

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Dangers of a Deadly Fungus: The Candida auris ‘Superbug’

A fungus has recently emerged as a dangerous health threat in over a dozen countries, with 77 clinical cases reported in U.S. healthcare facilities as of mid-May, 2017. This Candida auris outbreak has proven resistant to multiple drugs, resulting in serious illness. In some cases, the fungus enters the bloodstream, causing it to spread throughout the body and create bad infections.  Thirty … Read More

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Autoimmune disease

Editorial: How I Reversed an Autoimmune Disease

By Dr. Sina McCullough Today, I live an active, “normal” life. I work, play hide and seek with my two young boys, hike with my dogs on the weekend, and try to keep up with the ever-growing housework. You’d never know that just 16 months ago I suffered from an advanced stage of an autoimmune disease. I spent most of my time … Read More

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Carfentanil

8 Dangers of Carfentanil: the Most Dangerous Opioid Yet?

As the opioid epidemic rages on, now law enforcement officials, and addicts, have a new substance to fear. Carfentanil made its way onto the drug scene, and into the awareness of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) around summer 2016 in the U.S. Since that time, deaths due to overdoses from this synthetic opioid have continued to climb. It’s early yet … Read More

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