Friday, November 30, 2012

A Natural Heartburn Cure By Strengthening the LES

couple eating healthy foods to cure acid refluxFor the thousands of people who experience heartburn on a daily basis without any relief, its time to try a natural remedy for acid reflux. Heartburn symptoms include pain in the chest, burning in the throat, difficulty swallowing, and in chronic cases a persistent cough, hoarseness, and sore throat. Read more...

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Walk Off The Weight

man and woman walking on the beach for exercise       
More than half of Americans would like to lose weight. But less than half of that number are seriously trying to lose weight. There are tons of ways to lose weight, but one of the most effective forms of exercise is walking. Walking off the weight is easy, affordable, and can be done anywhere.  It doesn’t require a gym membership, extra exercise equipment or a personal trainer. So why not start walking to lose weight? Read more...

How Laser Therapy Can Treat Your Acne

patient getting ready for laser acne treatment           Acne is those painful, red lesions that appear on your skin usually at the worst possible moment. Acne is formed due to blocked oil glands in the skin that become inflamed and the gland or hair follicle ruptures. There are a lot of treatments available for acne, OTC, prescriptions, creams, and medications, oral and topical. For the many who see results, there are plenty who see inadequate results and are still struggling with acne. However, those people may be in luck, because a new acne treatment is available, laser therapy for acne. Although laser and light based acne treatments have been around for over 10 years, it has just begun to gain popularity. That’s because it’s faster, safer, and has no side effects. Read more...

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Natural Ways to Relieve Migraine Headaches

  It’s estimated that only 1% of the population escapes having a headache throughout their entire life. About 90% of the population get at least one headache each year. And of that 16-17% of the population gets a migraine headache at some point in their lifetime. Migraines affect 30 million Americans with more than three times of them being women.  Because headaches are such a common condition its easy for people to confuse migraines and headaches. Read more...

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Herbal Remedies for Acid Reflux & Heartburn

stomach irritation that leads to acid reflux and hearburn  It’s estimated that 20% of the population suffer from heartburn, indigestion or acid reflux at least once a week. Acid reflux and heartburn occur when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) allows acid from the stomach to flow back up into the esophagus. This causes pain, burning and discomfort in the chest. Read more...

How Acupuncture Can Benefit Your Health

acupuncture points on the meridians within the body
Acupuncture was first used in China over 2000 years ago. It is one of the oldest medical procedures in the world. Acupuncture is the basic foundation for Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is based on the belief that there are two opposing and inseparable forces within the body known as the Yin and Yang. Acupuncture stimulates the anatomy of the body in an effort to balance the energy flow throughout the entire body. Read more...

Friday, November 2, 2012

What You Need to Know About Your Acne Scars

woman hiding her face with her hands, acne scars

When acne appears on the skin there is actually an infection within below the surface of the skin. The problem with acne is that when pimples, blackheads, whiteheads or zits appear the first reaction is to get rid of them by popping them. Unfortunately popping pimples causes irritation to the pores and surrounding skin. Due to the underlying acne infection the body is already trying to fight the infection and repair the infected site. By popping the pimples the body has to work harder to repair the entire area of skin. Unfortunately, the skin can never fully repair to its original texture, color, or state. A scar forms as a sign of repair. Acne scars are not always visible to the naked eye, however this will depend upon the type of scar formation that occurs, loss of tissue or increased tissue formation. Read more...

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