Diseases & Conditions

Joint Conditions

Citrus Skins Reduce the Pain of a Sprain

Sprains and strains happen easily—and what a pain! To reduce the swelling of an injured joint (and after a doctor…

Neuropathy

Antidepressant Helps Nerve Pain and Numbness from Chemotherapy

About 20% to 40% of cancer patients receiving neurotoxic (nerve-damaging) chemotherapy develop a side effect known as peripheral neuropathy that…

Pain

Milk Bath for Sunburn

The first few sun exposures of the year can be real stingers. When you've gotten a little more sun than…

Allergies

Ear Massage Relieves Allergy Stuffiness

Spring is a lovely time of year…if only you could breathe. When your nose is stuffed up from allergies, massage…

Prostate Cancer

For Prostate Cancer, Continuous Treatment Beats Intermittent Therapy

For men with advanced prostate cancer, androgen deprivation therapy helps control the disease for a period of time—but this treatment…

Fungal

Fungus-Free Toenails

Here's some help for those unsightly yellowing toenails (Yuk!) infected by fungus. Puncture a vitamin E capsule, and squeeze out…

Diseases & Conditions

Boost Your Bioflavonoids to Stop Nosebleeds

If you're prone to minor nosebleeds and you're otherwise in good health, you may need to boost your bioflavonoids. Eat…

Cardiovascular Disease

Natural Treatments for Peripheral Artery Disease

These Natural Therapies Can Boost Your Treatment Results You are walking or climbing up a set of stairs, and suddenly…

Infections

Urinary Tract Infections in Men: New Advice on Antibiotics

Burning pain, frequent trips to the toilet, urine that’s cloudy and strong-smelling—such symptoms suggest a urinary tract infection (UTI). If…

Colon Cancer

Many Colonoscopies Are Unnecessary

Did you have a screening colonoscopy less than 10 years ago, with perfectly normal results? Or are you over the…

Breast Cancer

Thermography: The Breast Test Doctors Fight About

Utter the word thermography in a roomful of breast specialists and you’re likely to set sparks flying. Some doctors say…

Breast Cancer

Should You Be Screened for Breast Cancer Genes?

If your family tree includes one or more relatives with a history of breast cancer, you probably know that you…

Breast Cancer

Carbs Raise Risk for Breast Cancer—But Which Ones?

A new study shows that when it comes to preventing breast cancer recurrence, not all carbs are created equal—certain kinds…

Cancer Prevention

Exercise Reduces Cancer Recurrence Risk

If you have cancer or have had it in the past, then you’ve already discussed treatments with your oncologist. So…

Breast Cancer

Breast Reconstruction Advances

A breast cancer diagnosis can be devastating, of course…and my heart goes out to each of the approximately 254,000 American…