An unlikely connection: 4 Reasons why your lower back hurts when you cough

An unlikely connection: 4 Reasons why your lower back hurts when you cough

The position you assume when coughing may exacerbate the pressure caused by spinal stenosis, and this can trigger lower back pain.Disk herniation can cause your lower back and legs to experience tingling, numbness or pain.

Mediterranean diet found to ameliorate symptoms of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Mediterranean diet found to ameliorate symptoms of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

In this study, Greek researchers investigated the effects of the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) on the clinical, biochemical and inflammatory profile of patients with simple liver steatosis.To examine the potential associations between STAT3 rs2293152 genotype, diet composition and patient profile, the researchers conducted an open-label, 24-week prospective intervention study.

Study: PFAS exposure may cause early menopause in women

Study: PFAS exposure may cause early menopause in women

Exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) might cause menopause to occur two years earlier, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Boosting NAD+ might turn back our biological clock

Boosting NAD+ might turn back our biological clock

As our body ages, a core clock repressor, PER2, increases and dampens the activity of our circadian rhythms through repressing BMAL1.The level of NAD+ regulates the degradation of PER2, which in turn promotes the activity of BMAL1, keeping the internal clock ticking at a healthy pace.

NR supplementation shows an improvement of body composition in clinical trial

NR supplementation shows an improvement of body composition in clinical trial

The six-week trial, published on April 22 in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, showed that NR increased markers for skeletal muscle NAD+ metabolism, affected skeletal muscle metabolism, induced body composition change and raised the sleeping metabolic rate.

Carbo-loading is necessary only if you’re an endurance athlete, explains a health expert

Carbo-loading is necessary only if you’re an endurance athlete, explains a health expert

If you’re not an endurance athlete, you don’t need to increase your carb intake.Some runners may benefit from this side effect, but others might notice an increase in their overall body weight that may negatively affect their race performance.

Avoiding Sun Exposure Is As Dangerous As Smoking

Avoiding Sun Exposure Is As Dangerous As Smoking

The researchers acknowledge that longer life expectancy for sunbathers seems paradoxical to the common thinking that sun exposure increases risk for skin cancer.“We do know that melanomas are rare among women with darker skin, and sun benefits goes up in those populations when weighing sun exposure’s risk against benefits”, Dr Lindqvist said.

Even if you’re slim, cutting down on calories can improve overall health

Even if you’re slim, cutting down on calories can improve overall health

Findings from the study, which was published in the journal The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology , revealed that cutting up to 300 calories a day can help improve your blood glucose levels and lower your risk of Type 2 diabetes.

Coffee versus matcha: Which gives you better sleep? (Yes, sleep)

Coffee versus matcha: Which gives you better sleep? (Yes, sleep)

Ingesting foods or beverages with these compounds offer several health benefits, such as: Lowering your blood sugar levels Lowering heart disease risk Helping protect against cancer Promoting healthy digestion Improving focus and memory Regular tea is steeped with hot water and strained, but matcha is combined with water or milk.

Reduce back pain with these tips … plus effective exercises for improving posture

Reduce back pain with these tips … plus effective exercises for improving posture

Good posture can reduce your back pain, decrease your risk of injury, improve blood circulation and reduce the amount of stress placed on your muscles and joints.Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and flat on the floor.The mountain pose can help improve your posture by focusing on upright body alignment.

Chinese Medicine Practitioner Reflects on Covid-19

Chinese Medicine Practitioner Reflects on Covid-19

A Permaculture principle is Slow the Flow--of water on the land, of dollars out of the local community.Speaking of plants and health, what does Chinese herbal medicine have to say about Covid-19?

No more excuses: Even short bursts of exercise offer many health benefits, researchers advise

No more excuses: Even short bursts of exercise offer many health benefits, researchers advise

Carnethon hopes that the new guidelines can help improve these numbers by encouraging people to be more physically active, whether by exercising for several minutes or going all-out and working up a sweat at the gym.

Unlock the Power of Anti-Aging Plant Medicine: 5 Herbs to Boost Brain Health, Improve Memory and Increase Vitality

Unlock the Power of Anti-Aging Plant Medicine: 5 Herbs to Boost Brain Health, Improve Memory and Increase Vitality

Ayurveda suggests herbs that can help reduce the symptoms of aging by regenerating body cells.Turmeric may also protect your tissues from damage, which can help prevent visible signs of aging like wrinkles and scars.

Cancer and circadian rhythm: Can chronotherapy benefit patients with cancer?

Cancer and circadian rhythm: Can chronotherapy benefit patients with cancer?

The body’s circadian clock oversees several processes that are critical for healthy cell function, according to Michael Breus, a licensed sleep specialist and the author of the article.

Beauty gets into the grocery business

Beauty gets into the grocery business

Functional foods and beverages, like kombucha and protein bars, touting health benefits are not new — but brands selling them have been drawing an increasingly direct line between inner wellness and outer beauty.

BREAKING: Researchers claim 100 percent cure rate vs. covid-19 in 100+ patient trial conducted in Ecuador, using intravenous chlorine dioxide

BREAKING: Researchers claim 100 percent cure rate vs. covid-19 in 100+ patient trial conducted in Ecuador, using intravenous chlorine dioxide

The techno-fascist tech giants like Facebook, Google, Vimeo, YouTube and Twitter are all-in with Big Pharma, going out of their way to censor and destroy all information that criticizes vaccines or offers wisdom about natural treatments or integrative medicine interventions.

Magnesium and osteoporosis: 10 Reasons why magnesium could prevent osteoporosis

Magnesium and osteoporosis: 10 Reasons why magnesium could prevent osteoporosis

Meeting your daily requirement of magnesium — by eating magnesium-rich foods or taking supplements — also helps keep your bones healthy and prevents the onset of osteoporosis.Keep your bones strong and prevent osteoporosis by taking natural supplements and eating foods rich in magnesium.

Young people’s mental health suffering most during lockdown, research suggests

Young people’s mental health suffering most during lockdown, research suggests

Overall, young people are experiencing worse mental health outcomes from life during the pandemic their older counterparts, according to the survey, with those aged 18 to 24 reporting “amplified” feelings of low mood and poor wellbeing.

Lockdown: Fears grow over long-term impact of pandemic on young people’s mental health

Lockdown: Fears grow over long-term impact of pandemic on young people’s mental health

A survey by the mental health charity YoungMinds found that 67 per cent of respondents are worried about how the pandemic will affect their children’s long-term mental health.

Children with autistic traits more likely to develop an eating disorder, suggests study

Children with autistic traits more likely to develop an eating disorder, suggests study

Dr Francesca Solmi, of UCL psychiatry department and lead author on the study, said: "We have found that young children with autistic traits at age seven are more likely than their peers to end up developing eating disorder symptoms in adolescence.

Two adverts banned for 'exploiting' coronavirus-related health anxieties

Two adverts banned for 'exploiting' coronavirus-related health anxieties

“We considered that because of the context in which these claims appeared, namely on the ‘viruses’ and ‘flu’ web pages, alongside featured food products, consumers would understand that those products listed could help to fight against viruses and the flu by boosting immunity and improving gut health,” the ASA ruling said.

Doctors Have No Explanation: This Natural Remedy Cures Arthritis, Sciatica, and Destroys Cancer Cells

Doctors Have No Explanation: This Natural Remedy Cures Arthritis, Sciatica, and Destroys Cancer Cells

To cure chronic arthritis, drink the following mixture twice daily, in the morning and in the evening: add two tablespoons of honey and a teaspoon of cinnamon powder in a glass of warm water.

Wait 72 hours before opening packages to limit spread of virus, say researchers

Wait 72 hours before opening packages to limit spread of virus, say researchers

The advice comes from the Germ Defence website which advises the public on ways to help reduce the spread of viruses.Advice on the Germ Defence website draws on behaviour change techniques which the researchers say will reduce the risk of exposure to Covid-19 at home.

Regular exercise can bring long-term relief from pain caused by arthritis

Regular exercise can bring long-term relief from pain caused by arthritis

Findings from the CDC show that even though physical activity can naturally reduce arthritis pain, almost 50 percent of adults with arthritis and severe joint pain are physically inactive.Exercising may also help boost mental health, physical functioning and overall quality of life for those who suffer from painful arthritis.

More berries, apples and tea may have protective benefits against Alzheimer’s

More berries, apples and tea may have protective benefits against Alzheimer’s

Older adults who consumed small amounts of flavonoid-rich foods, such as berries, apples and tea, were 2 to 4 times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias over 20 years compared with people whose intake was higher, according to a new study led by scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University.

Wellbeing levels in UK at lowest since records began, new research suggests

Wellbeing levels in UK at lowest since records began, new research suggests

The UK population “is suffering from high levels of psychological distress,” a report by the London School of Economics (LSE) and Simetrica-Jacobs, a consultancy that measures social impact, found.

Weight management, acupuncture and more: Natural remedies that help relieve arthritis pain

Weight management, acupuncture and more: Natural remedies that help relieve arthritis pain

Weight management, acupuncture and more: Natural remedies that help relieve arthritis pain.Take long, hot baths to ease stiffness, or use a cold compress to relieve painful swollen joints.A gentle massage can help relieve swollen joints and ease stiffness.

Homemade DIY Hair Mask For Curly Hair [Hydrating Recipe]

Homemade DIY Hair Mask For Curly Hair [Hydrating Recipe]

Apple Cider Vinegar2 tablespoonsHoney or Manuka1.5 tablespoonAvocadoHalfPeeled Aloe Vera Leaf2×3 inch pieceEgg1 crackedCocoa butter1 tablespoon (melted)Garlic1 cloveJamaican Castor Oil1 tablespoonNeem Oil1 teaspoonCinnamon1 tablespoonFlaxseed1/4 cupEssential Oils (Tea tree & Mint)3 drops eachThese ingredients are a perfect combination for a hydrating deep conditioner to help heal/nourish dry/damaged hair.

Half of UK workers feeling more stressed or anxious during lockdown, study finds

Half of UK workers feeling more stressed or anxious during lockdown, study finds

More than half of UK workers are feeling more anxious or stressed while working from home during lockdown , according to a new poll.More than half (54 per cent) said they would like their employer to give them the option of working from home more often post-lockdown.

Glutathione, the Master Antioxidant

Glutathione, the Master Antioxidant

Because glutathione is manufactured in the liver, it’s important that your liver is functioning optimally so that your body can utilize glutathione as an antioxidant and a key detoxification agent.

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