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Groundbreaking Research Links Autism with Histamine, Inflammation and Mast Cell Activation

By Carolanne Wright The study of histamine has been attracting quite a bit of attention over the last few years — and not just in relation to seasonal allergies or insect bites. The compound is also associated with a variety of other health complaints, from migraines and depression to schizophrenia. And now scientists have discovered […]

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Use essential oils for bone aches and inflammation

One in five U.S. adults suffer from arthritis, a term used to describe inflammation of the joints. Arthritis, which can be caused by a variety of widely differing health conditions, is the number one cause of disability in the United States. Because there is no cure for arthritis, the condition is typically treated with over-the-counter […]

New Research Discovers That Depression Is An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation

New Research Discovers That Depression Is An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation

New research is revealing that many cases of depression are caused by an allergic reaction to inflammation.  Tim de Chant of NOVA writes: “Inflammation is our immune system’s natural response to injuries, infections, or foreign compounds. When triggered, the body pumps various cells and proteins to the site through the blood stream, including cytokines, a […]

How Being Too Clean Can Lead to Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, Celiac Disease and More

How Being Too Clean Can Lead to Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, Celiac Disease and More

“Lisa’s Crohn’s disease improved with whipworm. Hookworm sent Dan’s multiple sclerosis into remission, and likewise Josh’s psoriasis. A bad case of chiggers calmed Lawrence’s autistic outbursts, and whipworm infusions have improved him further still,” writes Abigail Zuger M.D. in the New York Times article, A Messy, Exuberant Case Against Being Too Clean. No, this isn’t […]

New Research Discovers That Depression Is An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation

New Research Discovers That Depression Is An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation

New research is revealing that many cases of depression are caused by an allergic reaction to inflammation.  Tim de Chant of NOVA writes: “Inflammation is our immune system’s natural response to injuries, infections, or foreign compounds. When triggered, the body pumps various cells and proteins to the site through the blood stream, including cytokines, a […]

The 3-Minute Ayuervedic Secret to Health and Longevity

The 3-Minute Ayuervedic Secret to Health and Longevity

When was the last time you had a really good look at your tongue? It’s normally something we take for granted. However, the appearance of the tongue is considered an important diagnostic tool in Eastern medicine. Alongside pulse, nail and facial diagnosis, experienced Ayurvedic practitioners use tongue analysis to detect health issues that may take years […]

High colon cancer risk caused by Western junk food can be reversed with healthy, high-fiber diets, study proves

High colon cancer risk caused by Western junk food can be reversed with healthy, high-fiber diets, study proves

Switching from a Western diet high in meat and fat to a diet rich in vegetables and beans may reduce a person’s risk of colon cancer in just two weeks, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Imperial College London and published in the journal Nature Communications. Colon is […]

FDA Reverses Its Position on Daily Aspirin

FDA Reverses Its Position on Daily Aspirin

If you haven’t had a heart attack, step away from the aspirin bottle… If you are one of the 40 million Americans who take an aspirin every day, you may want to heed the latest warning from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). After many decades of promoting aspirin, the FDA now says that […]

Top sources of psychological inflammation, an overlooked cause of physical disease

Top sources of psychological inflammation, an overlooked cause of physical disease

Most people these days understand that chronic inflammation is the underlying cause of most degenerative disease. But what causes the inflammation? The standard answer is: poor nutrition and lack of exercise. Of course, this is true. But these aren’t the only causes of inflammation. Attending only to nutrition and fitness falls short of true holistic […]

Yoga found to reduce inflammation and fatigue in breast cancer survivors

Yoga found to reduce inflammation and fatigue in breast cancer survivors

A recent study conducted by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that practicing yoga helped to alleviate inflammation and fatigue among breast cancer survivors. Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the study was a randomized, controlled clinical trial which involved 200 breast cancer survivors who were yoga novices and who had completed […]