Your body’s best defense is your own immune system.

Treating Seasonal Allergies with Diet, Lifestyle Changes and Probiotics

Treating your seasonal allergy symptoms requires a multi-pronged attack, one that addresses your diet, lifestyle and natural treatments. Underlying Causes of Seasonal Allergies Are you aware that your risk of suffering from allergy symptoms increases significantly if you have certain underlying medical conditions? Unmanaged stress, asthma, deviated septum, recent trauma or illness, pregnancy and food […]

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What are the Best Natural Herbs for Boosting Your Immune System?

Immune response is a natural process that takes place in the body, so one of the best ways to boost immunity is to supplement your diet with natural herbs. Unlike medications that may contain chemicals, natural herbs are safe and lack toxins that weaken the immune system. Certain antiviral herbs aid the immune system in defending against […]

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What Supplements Should I Take for Optimal Health?

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans provide some supplement recommendations for certain groups of people, including those over the age of 50, women of childbearing age who may become pregnant, adolescent females, pregnant women, older adults, people with dark skin, and people who have insufficient exposure to sunlight. Even if you do not fall into one of […]

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The Top Alternative Health Blogs: 50 of the Best, Must-Read Blogs for Alternative Health Wisdom on the Web

More people are turning to alternative health and medicine, such as natural and herbal remedies, acupuncture, and even meditation and yoga to improve their overall health and well-being. In some cases, people turn to alternative health care options when it comes to coping with chronic conditions or even in the hopes of curing cancer and […]

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Over The Counter Cold and Flu Medications – Do They Really Help?

By Dr. Edward R. Rosick, DO, MPH, DABIHM image via: wikipedia.org. Winter time here in the midwest brings certain inevitabilities – cold, snow, overcast skies and a huge increase in the cases of colds, upper respiratory infections and influenza that I see in the office. The reasons for this spike are multifactorial, but certainly include […]

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30 Natural Remedies for a Sinus Infection and Sinusitis

Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinuses, and can be either chronic (lasting 8-12 weeks or longer) or acute (lasting less than 4 weeks). There are many causes of sinusitis and sinus pain, including viral and bacterial sinus infections – but it can also be caused by other sources of inflammation, including allergies. Approximately 1 […]

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Five Easy Ways to Fight Seasonal Fatigue

If it seems like it’s just harder to roll out of bed every morning when the temperature drops and sunrise comes later, you’re not imagining things – and you’re not alone. Whether they have chronic fatigue, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) or an old-fashioned case of the seasonal blues, many people experience fatigue when seasons change […]

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Del-Immune V® and Side Effects

Elin Ritchie, M.D. is a medical doctor trained in Canada at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. She graduated from medical school in 1992, and from a family practice residency program in 1994. She is a Board Certified member of the American College of Family Practice (ACFP). Dr. Ritchie currently practices integrative medicine in Taos, […]

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How to Cure a Lingering Cough After You’ve Had a Cold

How to cure a lingering cough after a cold Elin Ritchie, M.D. is a medical doctor trained in Canada at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. She graduated from medical school in 1992, and from a family practice residency program in 1994. She is a Board Certified member of the American College of Family Practice […]

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