Category: New

Essential Oils: Separating Scam From Science

Awhile back a friend of mine told me that he stopped seeing this girl he was dating because she sold essential oils as a side gig. As someone who uses essential oils in my own homemade skincare products I was surprised and a little… Continue Reading “Essential Oils: Separating Scam From Science”

Do Vitamins Prevent or Cause Cancer? How research can Confuse the issues

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Are multivitamins worth taking? As a kid I used to love taking multivitamins, mostly because they came in fun shapes and flavors. It also made me feel like I was doing something good for myself, like I was taking a magic tablet that would… Continue Reading “Do Vitamins Prevent or Cause Cancer? How research can Confuse the issues”

TENS for pain managment

Managing pain is a difficult task. There are a number of medications that can provide relief for conditions like fibromyalgia and neuropathy such as lyrica, gabapentin and nortriptyline. However medications often cause unwanted side effects and might not fully relieve symptoms. I struggled for… Continue Reading “TENS for pain managment”

Herbal Hair Dye Recipes

After finding out that chemical hair dyes were linked to an increased risk of cancer I decided it was time to look into a healthier alternative. Luckily there are several plants that can safely add pigment to your hair and can actually make your… Continue Reading “Herbal Hair Dye Recipes”

Supplement Spotlight: NAC

You may have seen something called “NAC” being sold in the supplement isle of your local pharmacy and wondered what exactly is NAC? The name is an abbreviation that stands for N-Acetyl Cysteine which is a stable form of the amino acid L-Cysteine. One… Continue Reading “Supplement Spotlight: NAC”

Zen For Your Mind And Body

With the growing popularity of yoga, more and more people are becoming familiar with meditations techniques, including Zazen, a mindfulness meditation that is at the heart of Zen Buddhism. But you don’t have to be a Buddhist, or practice yoga, to enjoy the benefits… Continue Reading “Zen For Your Mind And Body”