One of the less publicized methods of stress relief among holistic approaches is the flotation tank. The purpose of a float is to completely relax you and ease pain and quiet the mind. Research has shown that a float in a flotation tank is useful for reduction of blood pressure, reducing stress hormones and [...]
There had been some previous speculation that vitamin A may help to either treat or prevent asthma from occurring. There sure has been a lot of stuff about asthma in the news lately.
The reason for the vitamin A connection to a potential treatment or preventive medicine against asthma is that this vitamin is crucial to [...]
I’ve had asthma ever since I was about eight years old. I remember my first asthma attack very clearly, if you can believe that. We were hiking as a family at an outdoor YMCA. It was a beautiful day and the sun was shining.
After running up a steep hill that was covered in [...]
When I read the headline that there was “no link found” between cell phones and various types of brain cancer, a long held assertion by some who say that frequent use of cell phones held up to the ear can cause cancerous cell growth, I had to be dubious about it.
I always wonder [...]
In news that chalks up yet another reason you should immediately quit smoking if you still indulge in the habit, there is a lot of evidence that prostate cancer, one of the most common cancers in men, is a lot more agressive in smokers vs. non smokers.
This really isn’t surprising when you consider [...]