Why does melatonin cause increased mental stimulation, vivid dreams, nightmares, etc? There are many reasons. Generally speaking, impure products, especially those that come in a pill form contain binders and fillers that the brain is sensitive to. These can cause nightmares. Those who are very weak in advance stages of AFS can also have paradoxical […]
The average adult human body is fifty to sixty-five percent water. Those who are overweight will have more water compared to those who are lean. While one can survive fifty days or more without food, the body can only be depleted of water for a few days before survival is at risk. Maintaining optimum fluid […]
My wife and I have AFS and have just been okay-ed by our naturopath to try to conceive. Are there any supplements or practices you’d recommend to assist with fertility for both of us? The key to successful conception and pregnancy is making enough progesterone. This critical hormone is usually deficiency relative to estrogen in […]
Is there something I can take to prevent UTIs or promote good bladder health? Make sure you drink at least 8 cups of water not beer, coffee, tea or soda per day and do Kegel exercises. Drink some cranberry juice when you first notice symptoms to limit bacterial growth in the urinary tract.
A study published in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association indicates that gardening or horticultural therapy can offer certain benefits to patients with dementia that include increased relaxation, lower levels of agitation, and increased activity. The study was done by a team from the University of Exeter Medical School […]
Life expectancy in the developed world is increasing steadily but health expectancy, or the number of years one can expect to live a healthy, productive, and independent life, has not kept up. A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, however, suggests that older women can notice numerous benefits from magnesium by […]
I am a 30 year old female suffering from AFS and also excessive facial hair on my face due to PCOS. Is there anything natural I can do to reduce the hair on my face? It is not as simple as taking something natural. You need to look deeper into the connection between the ovary […]