Antibiotics. They are the most common and quick fix to infections within our bodies.
They kill off all bad bacteria in order to eliminate the infection.
The bad part?
They also kill off the good bacteria, which creates an environment where bad bacteria can easily flourish once again. This causes recurrent infections, especially women who suffer from Bacterial Vaginosis,...
A surprising newcomer has been gaining popularity among anti-flammatory, anti-oxidant, and all-natural health supplements. But as new as it is to Western medicine, this traditional spice, Turmeric, has actually been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years.
Most people are familiar with Turmeric as a commonly-used spice in curries. It’s also used to color some foods like mustards. This bright-orange spice has a strong flavor, and a rich, fresh-earth aroma.
It’s no secret that certain bacteria can be beneficial to our bodies, and “good” bacteria are even necessary for a healthy, well-functioning system.
But, did you know, that your body also thrives when it hosts colonies of probiotic yeasts?
Our gastrointestinal tracts host many beneficial bacteria and other microbes. Some are more helpful than others, and some are only okay in very small amounts.
As hard as we might try, reducing stress in our lives can be very challenging.
Surprisingly, small amounts of stress can actually be good for us. It can give us energy and motivation, and help us adapt to change.
It doesn’t take much, however, to tip the stress scale from good stress into bad stress. And too much bad stress can lead to a lot of serious problems.
Web MD lists some of the physical effects of stress as head
One surprising thing that few people know about probiotics is that they may benefit other parts of your body as well as your GI (gastrointestinal) tract.
One of these you may not have even thought of. It’s a little-thought-of but very important part of our overall health and well being.
What is it? Dental health.
Did you know that the majority of the population will start developing wrinkles between the ages of 30 and 35? The reason being is because the skin starts losing collagen around that time in your life
Let’s not forget about hair loss. Did you know at about age 30, 30% of people will have some visible hair loss and by age 60