CBD boosts your body’s natural defenses against intestinal infections - Easy Health Options®
Cannabis has been making big news since it was legalized in numerous states. And people are using everything from tinctures and creams to capsules and gummies featuring the compounds from the marijuana plant, known as cannabinoids, to feel and live better. And it may be your best defense against pathogenic gut bacteria that cause infection.
Relieving the symptoms of shingles naturally - Easy Health Options®
Shingles can strike anyone who’s had chickenpox, although older adults tend to be more susceptible. This painful, burning, itching rash takes time to heal. But you can relieve its symptoms through a number of natural means while waiting for it to disappear...
The plant that’s stepping up against chemo-resistant cancer - Easy Health Options®
Colorectal cancer is most commonly treated with chemotherapy. But the most widely used chemotherapeutic agent is only effective in less than 30 percent of cases. More and more researchers are turning to nature to try to broaden the array of effective therapies, and one plant is stepping up to the plate...
Metabolic benefits from weight loss surgery may outweigh natural weight loss - Easy Health Options®
Your doctor put it all on the line: Lose weight or have a heart attack. How would you do it? Diet? Exercise? Bariatric surgery? It’s a lot to think about, but the Cleveland Clinic has some pretty shocking information that may help you make up your mind...
Is cannabis a safer, effective answer to OCD? - Easy Health Options®
Right now, costly therapy and questionable drugs are the approved treatments for OCD. But cannabis may hold potential for providing a break from the chronic cycle of obsessive-compulsive thoughts and behaviors those struggling with obsessive-compulsive disorder deal with on a daily basis...
Is baking soda the key to managing autoimmune conditions? - Easy Health Options®
Milk thistle: Liver support for better cholesterol, blood sugar and weight - Easy Health Options®
For centuries, milk thistle has been used as a natural, herbal remedy to help support the liver, your body’s main detoxifying organ that protects you from pesticides and other environmental toxins. But if you thought that was all it could do, think again. There’s research that your blood sugar, cholesterol and weight could benefit, too.
A skeptic’s guide to pain relief with acupuncture - Easy Health Options®
How to lower LDL cholesterol - Easy Health Options®
LDL cholesterol is the cholesterol that's parking in your arteries and causing blockages to build up. It is also the cholesterol that's toxic to the lining of your arteries (the endothelium), increasing the risk of a heart attack or stroke. Obviously it's nasty stuff, so let's talk about how to get less of it, and dispel some myths while we're at it...
What garlic can do for the common cold - Easy Health Options®
Garlic has been used for centuries in various ways to combat infectious diseases. And as the years of interest in garlic have ticked on, modern research has found garlic to be effective against many strains of bacteria. But what about the virus behind the common cold? Let's see what the research has to say about how it stacks up...
The dried fruit that prevents and restores bone loss - Easy Health Options®
6 ways to manage cholesterol without drugs or disease risk - Easy Health Options®
8 ways to raise your good HDL cholesterol - Easy Health Options®
HDL, high-density lipoprotein, is the good cholesterol. This is the particle that's moving cholesterol out of your body, so you want to keep it high. But it turns out there’s not much good news about it... Low baseline HDL numbers are a potent risk factor for developing early or more aggressive heart disease. So let's talk about getting them up...
Breakfast first, or coffee? The wrong answer could lead to diabetes - Easy Health Options®
If you’re someone who looks forward to that first cup of coffee in the morning, especially if you haven’t slept well, there’s good news. And there’s bad news. Plenty of research shows the potential of coffee to lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, but the caveat is
8 benefits of ginkgo biloba - Easy Health Options®