What is a gluten free diet?

A gluten free diet is a diet that is recommended for those suffering from Celiac’s Disease. Celiac’s Disease is an autoimmune disorder involving the small intestine. Individuals with this disease have an allergic reaction to the gluten that is naturally found in wheat, barley and rye products. A gluten free diet may also be needed for those suffering from a condition known as Dermatitis Herpetiformis in which the skin becomes irritated when gluten is consumed.

Persevering with Chronic Illness

Chronic illness feels like a giant weight added to your back, slowing down your life and forcing changes.
Persevering through the maze of experiencing chronic illness takes dedication and endurance. There are so many chemical remedies, which are helpful to the right patients. And there are natural remedies and lifestyle choices that can greatly benefit chronic illness people. My journey with chronic illness began ten years ago with chronic migraine disease. The pain became a daily ritual and was life altering. It changed my course, redirecting my path. I was going in one direction, but chronic migraine disease, steered me in a sharp left.

Natural Cures for Arthritis

Arthritis pain can be extremely painful especially in the winter months when the air is cold and humid. The cold seems to go right to the bones causing a deep ache. Suffering from arthritic pain everyday will get anyone looking for relief. Personally I don’t like taking medications for my arthritis. I would rather use […]

Essiac Tea benefits – A cure for cancer?

Essiac is a combination of herbs administered by Canadian nurse Rene Cassie to cancer patients in the 1920’s through 1960’s. Basing her formula on an Ojibwa Indian remedy, Cassie combined secret amounts of four common North American herbs: burdock root (Arctium lappa), sheep sorrel (Rumex acetosella), slippery elm inner bark (Ulmus fulva), and Turkish rhubarb […]

An Ayurvedic cure for diabetes?

Could Ayurvedic Herbal Therapy Help Combat Diabetes? Written by Matt Jackson Diabetes is common in many different countries and cultures throughout the world and, as such, has been scrutinized and theorized by an equally large variety of medical systems. Ayurvedic medicine is a whole medical system that has been used in India for thousands of […]

5 natural ways to lower or reduce cholesterol

Sometimes despite your best attempts at eating right and exercising, you’re diagnosed with an elevated cholesterol level. If your cholesterol level is extremely high, your doctor may recommend prescription medications as the initial treatment. Although in some cases a prescription is necessary, some people may be given the option of bring their cholesterol level down […]

Cook broccoli for virus-fighting power

It turns out that broccoli may even have some magical powers to help you downsize the herpes virus…