Alternative Medicine

Baby Boomers: Reduce Your Blood Pressure Naturally

Baby Boomers: Reduce Your Blood Pressure Naturally

  We all know hypertension and high blood pressure can kill, but so can and do many of the drugs prescribed by doctors for treatment. Just read the fine print if you want the hell scared out of you. The following article offers some natural alternatives which studies have proven […]

 
 

Baby Boomers: New Research on Meditation and Brain Health

Baby Boomers: New Research on Meditation and Brain Health

We remain diligent in our quest for information that truly helps Boomers improve brain function and fight diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia. The following article discusses the latest research on how meditation affects the brain and what we can do to implement this time honored healing art.

 
 

Baby Boomers: Why Do Patients Travel Abroad For Medical Care?

Baby Boomers: Why Do Patients Travel Abroad For Medical Care?

  What is Medical Tourism? More and more people are seeking healthcare in foreign countries to obtain a higher quality of care, cutting edge technologies, an absence of overly burdensome governmental regulations and dramatically reduced costs, sometimes as low as ten to twelve percent of inferior care in the United […]

 
 

Study Suggests Oregano Oil for Weight Loss and Inflammation

Study Suggests Oregano Oil for Weight Loss and Inflammation

Keeping our weight in check, especially as we age, is crucial to longevity and inflammation has been found to cause many common ailments that increase risks for more serious diseases. Research shows that homeopathy is the second most widely used system of medicine in the world. Its growth in popularity in the United States has been around 25 to 50 percent per year throughout the last decade. In many cases natural remedies work better than prescription drugs and with fewer or no negative side effects. The following article discusses on such remedy.

 
 

Baby Boomer Health: Poor Research or Media Lies?

Baby Boomer Health: Poor Research or Media Lies?

Conflicting health information is a real problem for everyone and with baby boomers making up 25% of the population, there’s reason to be concerned. We don’t know why, but poor health information surrounds us everywhere. It’s downright lies, some of it. And the general public has no way of knowing if what they hear, read or see is authentic or merely bogus.

 
 

Bizarre Trends in Medicine for Baby Boomers

Bizarre Trends in Medicine for Baby Boomers

If you asked your grandparents how long they think they would live they may have guessed around 60-70. If you asked your parents the same question they may have said 70-80. If I asked you, the answer would probably be around 80-90, but with a stronger feeling of uncertainty that it could be longer. More than ever we’re seeing the oldest among us live to incredible ages. Someone living beyond 90 is not terribly uncommon.

 
 

Anti-Aging: Exercise-Keeping You Young

Anti-Aging: Exercise-Keeping You Young

For those that want to look and feel younger, exercise is key to maintaining not only a healthy, youthful appearance but also a positive outlook on life. Taking the time to care for your body through a regular exercise schedule will reduce the consequences of aging. Below, we list four topics to consider when . . .

 
 

Alzheimer’s Disease – Researchers Discover Importance of Tocopherols and Tocotrienols

Alzheimer’s Disease – Researchers Discover Importance of Tocopherols and Tocotrienols

Swedish researchers have discovered that the lower your brain levels of tocotrienols and tocopherols (the entire family of vitamin E) the higher the chance that you will experience mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease. The study led by Mangialasche, F. and colleagues from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden discovered that among study participants, high serum levels of vitamin E were associated with approximately a 50 percent reduction in the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

 
 

Get off the NSAID Train! Go for Drug-Free Relief Instead

Get off the NSAID Train! Go for Drug-Free Relief Instead

Chronic pain is persistent, long-lasting discomfort that doesn’t resolve itself or respond to routine pain-relief methods. Clearly, despite their arsenal of elaborate and costly hi-tech medical procedures, doctors cannot diagnose how to stop this growing national health emergency.

 
 

Turmeric: Nature’s Powerful Anti-Inflammatory

Turmeric: Nature’s Powerful Anti-Inflammatory

Unlike aspirin or ibuprophen, turmeric’s curcumin reduces inflammation naturally, without damaging the liver or kidneys. It has been found especially helpful in treating conditions like arthritis, sports injuries, irritable bowel syndrome, Chrone’s disease, tendonitis and various autoimmune diseases. Some research even suggests that curcumin may also help those suffering asthma, inflammatory bowel disease and, yes, even cancer.