Health

Losing Weight

Boost Your Calorie Burn

We all know that a walk can be a nice workout—but if it’s too leisurely, it isn’t exactly super-duper in…

Wellness

Why Deep Breathing Really Does Help with Hot Flashes (Despite What That Study Said)

For a woman, tearing off her own clothes may seem like perfectly understandable behavior when she’s in the grip of…

Digestive

If You Have a Stomach Virus

Q. If I have a stomach virus, what steps can I take to get over it more quickly? A. To…

Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune Encephalitis: The Brain Disease That Makes People Seem Crazy

My former neighbor’s daughter, whom I’ll call “Ricki,” had it all—a great job, great little Manhattan apartment, great life. Only…

Bone Health

Help for Broken Bones

I recently broke my wrist. Is there any natural treatment that can speed healing of a broken bone? Most broken…

Supplements

The Natural Cures a Top Holistic Doctor Prescribes Most Often

Americans take an astonishing number of medications—an average of 26.5 million pills per hour. Medications do ease symptoms, but they…

Indigestion

Coca-Cola Cures Bezoars

You’ve all heard me issue warning after warning about the health risks of soda—and my opinion on those bad-for-you beverages…

Caregiving

When Sick People Get Hooked on Care

My friend’s elderly father was diagnosed with prostate cancer a few years ago. And at the time of this health…

Liver

Sit Down to See How Long You’ll Live?

At a recent family gathering, I had fun demonstrating how to sit down on the floor and then stand back…

Brain Health

How Sugar Hurts Your Brain

Beyond adding to the obesity problem in the US, sugar can also be harmful to our brains, according to a…

Caregiving

The Three Things You Must Do for a Mentally Ill Person

When a friend or loved one has a mental illness, you know how hard it can be for that person…

Losing Weight

Why Yo-Yo Dieting May Kill You

There’s no serious harm in gaining a few pounds, as long as you lose them in the future, right? That…

Skin Disease

The Great Imposter Skin Disorder

It masquerades as acne, sunburn, even eye irritation If you blush easily, you might already have a skin disease that…

Losing Weight

The Truth About Calories: Research Shows Why So Many Americans Are Packing On the Pounds

More than 60% of Americans are classified as overweight or obese. What’s going wrong? For answers, Bottom Line/Health spoke with…

Herbs

Get Rid of a Gallstone—Naturally

People who develop painful gallstones are generally given one of three treatments—a drug to dissolve the stone slowly over several…