9 Common allergy triggers hidden in your home and how to avoid them

9 Common allergy triggers hidden in your home and how to avoid them

Nitrogen dioxide – Nitrogen dioxide is another outdoor pollutant that can find its way inside your home, where it can trigger allergies.Improving ventilation in your home is a good way to reduce nitrogen dioxide levels.

Make Your Own Yucca Hair Cleaner

Make Your Own Yucca Hair Cleaner

I’m calling it hair cleanser because after having processed some roots myself and having used the liquid to clean my own hair I think it would be more accurate to call it that and not call it shampoo.

Forage for Skin and Hair Care Ingredients

Forage for Skin and Hair Care Ingredients

In skincare, yarrow is wonderful with wound healing and for this reason, I incorporate it in my Herbal Soothing Salve, infusing the plant in oils along with other skin loving plants and herbs for at least 6 weeks.

Move flexitarians to the (plant-based) meat of the matter

Move flexitarians to the (plant-based) meat of the matter

Innovation and formulation advances mean that natural brands can appeal to these wider flexitarian audiences with plant-based products that look, taste and even perform like their favorite foods.

My Top Five Plants for a Skincare Garden

My Top Five Plants for a Skincare Garden

It helps reduce free radicals in the skin much like lavender and I love infusing Chamomile with Rose in a blend for a face serum.

Apple Cider Vinegar Uses For Health And Beauty

Apple Cider Vinegar Uses For Health And Beauty

Rose liqueur helps to remove excess oil from the face due to its anti-inflammatory properties.Apple cider vinegar will help to remove dark spots and pigmentation effects from your face.

Use Goldenrod to Relieve Allergy Symptoms

Use Goldenrod to Relieve Allergy Symptoms

Unfortunately, it has been found that “More than 50 million Americans have experienced various types of allergies each year” and also that “Allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S.” (5) In order to relieve these symptoms, people often take antihistamines to help control the body's inflammatory response.

Follow these Ayurvedic dietary techniques to enjoy a calmer and healthier Fall season

Follow these Ayurvedic dietary techniques to enjoy a calmer and healthier Fall season

With fall fast approaching, making some Ayurvedic changes to your eating habits can help improve your mood and make you feel calmer and happier.There are three different Ayurvedic doshas derived from five elements: air, earth, fire, space and water.

How To Make Indoor Air As Safe As Possible—For Home Or Business

How To Make Indoor Air As Safe As Possible—For Home Or Business

When we come into contact with an infected person, they release the virus into the environment.Using an Austin Air Purifier reduces the amount of airborne virus a person may be exposed to.

Wild Herb Hair Serum

Wild Herb Hair Serum

In fact, rosemary improves circulation to the scalp therefore stimulating hair growth.That is why when you are creating your own herbal-infused oil, keep in mind, you can most definitely mix and experiment with what works best for you!

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.

Coronavirus: Dogs could be used to sniff out illness in ‘as little as six weeks’ time’

Coronavirus: Dogs could be used to sniff out illness in ‘as little as six weeks’ time’

Professor James Logan, from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, said: “Our previous work demonstrated that dogs can detect odours from humans with a malaria infection with extremely high accuracy – above the World Health Organisation standards for a diagnostic.

Avoid these 5 foods that lower testosterone levels

Avoid these 5 foods that lower testosterone levels

The following positive lifestyle changes may help naturally boost your testosterone levels: Exercising regularly Following a balanced diet that includes fresh, healthy foods Maintaining a healthy weight Sleeping well every night Keep your hormones balanced by avoiding foods that lower testosterone like soy and certain types of fat and live a healthy lifestyle to maintain your overall health.

Plant-based diets might reduce men’s risk of prostate cancer

Plant-based diets might reduce men’s risk of prostate cancer

The study: Researchers looked for studies published between 2006 and February 2017 that included terms such as prostate cancer, dairy products, milk, vegan and plant-based diet.Researchers reviewed 12 studies, including a large population study, to look at the effect of eating meat and fish on the risk of prostate cancer.

The 4R Approach to Treating Chronic Digestive Issues

The 4R Approach to Treating Chronic Digestive Issues

This year marks my 35th year in clinical practice, and one thing I have learned over the years is to find ways to organize the clinical information I receive when working with my patients in order to make the most accurate diagnosis and chose the most effective and focused treatment plans to get the best results.

Organic citronella essential oil is one of the most versatile essential oil on the planet

Organic citronella essential oil is one of the most versatile essential oil on the planet

Makes for a refreshing foot soak: Not only can citronella oil give your feet some well-deserved rest and relaxation, it can also provide a great way to deodorize your feet and effectively eliminate germs.

Natural hair help: Hydrate and repair with argan oil

Natural hair help: Hydrate and repair with argan oil

Argan oil effectively protects against heat styling damage because of its protective oleic and linoleic fatty acids, which coat hair strands and prevent the outer layer, or cuticle, from lifting – all of which result in broken or split ends.

Lots of Hot Air: Bathroom Hand Dryers

Lots of Hot Air: Bathroom Hand Dryers

Likewise, drying your hands on your clothing, which about 41 percent of us do, is unsanitary.2And finally, like me, most people—about 75 percent—prefer paper towels to hot-air dryers.3. “Hand dryers can blow fecal material onto your hands, a study found—and the researchers are now switching to paper towels.” 13 April 2018.

Do You Have Pogonophobia?

Do You Have Pogonophobia?

But a 2014 study published in the Journal of Hospital Infection was even worse.8 After swabbing the beards of 408 male hospital workers, researchers found that their beards were so sterile that clean-shaven men were a full three times more likely to carry dangerous bacteria on their faces.

Why the type of pollen makes all the difference for allergy sufferers

Why the type of pollen makes all the difference for allergy sufferers

However, while these forecasts focus on the level of all pollens in the air, people suffer from allergic reactions to different types of pollen.

Flight attendant in coma after catching measles on plane from New York

Flight attendant in coma after catching measles on plane from New York

Israeli health officials warned people who were on board El Al flight 002 – which left John F Kennedy International Airport in New York City on 26 March and landed in Israel a day later – to seek medical care if they developed a fever, often the first sign of the highly contagious disease.

PRP for Hair Regeneration

PRP for Hair Regeneration

Anyone experiencing hair loss is essentially a good candidate for PRP treatments, but those with early hair loss tend to respond best; particularly in patients with “androgenic alopecia,” which is a genetically determined type of hair thinning that typically occurs along the top of the head both in men and women.

Bad Allergy Season—What Should We Do Now?

Bad Allergy Season—What Should We Do Now?

Finally, we often use herbal medicines and formulas that have passed the test of time in supporting the immune system in people with allergies as well as helping reduce risk of respiratory infection.

Childhood asthma and inflammation – the role of dietary fatty acids

Childhood asthma and inflammation – the role of dietary fatty acids

Natural Health News — Dietary intake of two fatty acids, omega-3 and omega-6, may have opposite effects on the severity of asthma in children and may also play opposite roles in modifying their response to indoor air pollution.

A natural cure for dandruff

A natural cure for dandruff

The condition isn’t just embarrassing, it’s also common: At least one in five people in the U.S. have dandruff, especially during dry seasons like winter.

Can You Guess the Top Five Dirtiest Items in Your Home?

Can You Guess the Top Five Dirtiest Items in Your Home?

Identifying high-risk items within a hotel room would allow housekeeping managers to strategically design cleaning practices and allocate time to efficiently reduce the potential health risks posed by microbial contamination in hotel rooms." The researchers from the University of Houston discovered an average of 67.6 colony forming units of bacteria per cubic centimeter on hotel remote controls .

How the Air Pollution Crisis Can Affect You

How the Air Pollution Crisis Can Affect You

But here in Louisiana, where we have the highest risk for ethylene oxide, they didn't do any of that." Company Denies Rapidly Rising Health Problems Linked to Air Pollution The people in St. John the Baptist Parish learned of their health risks after a 2010 assessment by IRIS showed chloroprene was far more dangerous than previously thought.

Better Bonding With Your Partner

Better Bonding With Your Partner

The study, which took place at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, found that one specific kind of date-night activity was associated with the release of a hormone that helps couples feel close with one another, and that was taking an art class together.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 20 heterosexual couples who were either married or living together.

Toxic Cruise Air

Toxic Cruise Air

Daniel Rieger, a transport officer at German environment group Nabu, says, “One cruise ship emits as many air pollutants as five million cars going the same distance because these ships use heavy fuel that on land would have to be disposed of as hazardous waste.”3 The highest readings on the ships were seen at the back, in the area near the smokestack.

Top Breathing Techniques for Better Health

Top Breathing Techniques for Better Health

• CP 20 to 40 seconds — Indicates mild breathing impairment, moderate tolerance to physical exercise and potential for health problems in the future (most folks fall into this category). • CP under 10 seconds — Serious breathing impairment, very poor exercise tolerance and chronic health problems.