All of us are taking extreme precautions now to protect ourselves from the COVID-19 virus, which is spreading. But if you have diabetes, your risk of getting very sick from the virus is higher than it is for someone without diabetes. I don’t say this to scare you. You just need to know the facts,…

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One vitamin critical for health is vitamin D3. However, about 40 percent of the U.S. population may be deficient in D3. This vitamin helps prevent many diseases and health problems. It is important for lowering the risk for enlarged prostate, prostate cancer, heart disease, colon cancer, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Plus, D3 is one of the…

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If there is a silver bullet in natural medicine, it’s probably the probiotic. Probiotics can help you heal from gastrointestinal problems like diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, and inflammatory bowel disease. Probiotics also aid in the assimilation of what you eat. But their benefits extend far beyond your gut. They also heal other health issues you…

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If you’re like the majority of Americans, one of your New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight and get in shape. And now more than ever, it seems like everyone is looking for the magical formula to lose weight, shed fat, and build muscle. Every year, there’s a new diet book, product, pill, plan, or…

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What Is Anxiety? Anxiety encompasses feelings of worry, nervousness, or dread. Although unpleasant, occasional bouts of anxiety are natural and sometimes even productivity. By signaling that something isn’t quite right, anxiety can help people both avoid danger and make important and meaningful changes. However, persistent, pervasive anxiety that disrupts one’s daily life, whether at school,…

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Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a silent killer, rarely producing obvious symptoms, but shortening the lives of millions. Disconcerting statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), indicate a huge epidemic: About one-third of Americans are unknowingly walking around right now with blood pressure high enough to shorten their lives. Blood…

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