Did a muscle in your body ever start twitching uncontrollably, as if something was bubbling underneath? Ever wonder why?
Muscle twitches, or fasciculations, are caused by minor muscle contractions that occur uncontrollably. More than 90 percent of people will have muscle twitches at one point or another, often in your arms,… read more »
… Yes, the “Beer Ingredient!”
Hops are most known for their starring role in beer brewing, but did you know hops are actually a form of herbal medicine that’s been utilized since ancient times? It’s thought that hops originated in Egypt and as early as the first century A.D. hops were… read more »
Earlier this year the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned against taking acetaminophen (Tylenol) in doses over 325 milligrams (mg) due to the risks of potentially fatal liver damage. It seems they’re slowly starting to get it, because now the FDA has again reversed another long-held position on a… read more »
Arthritis, a condition that impacts your musculoskeletal system and, primarily, your joints, is the leading cause of disability among people aged 55 and over. When broken down from its Greek and Latin roots, the word arthritis means “joint inflammation” — which is its hallmark symptom.
Arthritis is very common, impacting about… read more »
A survey of more than 1,100 U.S. workers conducted in November 2013 found that a staggering 76 percent said they feel tired most days of the week. Another 40 percent said they fall asleep during the day at least once per month and 15 percent said they doze off during… read more »
Nearly 1 million Americans have a heart attack each year. This occurs when blood flow to a part of your heart becomes blocked, typically by a blood clot. Blockage is more likely to occur if you have a buildup of plaque, fat or cholesterol in your arteries, causing them to… read more »
Valerian, a flowering plant native to Europe and Asia, has been valued for its mild sedative properties since ancient times. Hippocrates was among those who described its therapeutic uses, and it was prescribed for insomnia as early as the 2nd century.
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Well summer is FINALLY right around the corner here in the Western World, and what better way to welcome it than with a freshly prepared bowl of salsa. Unlike traditional salsas that are based on tomatoes, this summer salsa has papaya and pineapple as its base.
With just the right amount… read more »
When you’re young your muscles continue to grow bigger and stronger, even if you put in very little effort. But by the time you reach 40, and by some estimates perhaps by the age of 30, your muscles will start to gradually lose tone and function.
This process, known as sarcopenia… read more »
When Dave started taking Heal-n-Soothe®, the first thing he noticed was it ended the nausea and stomach pain caused by his pain meds almost overnight.
For Dave, that alone was enough to continue taking it. But the real surprise came a few months later.
Having had two lower back surgeries, Dave’s regular… read more »