Earlier this week, Health Watch readers discovered an outlawed Chinese herb that may work better than surgery for weight loss. But that’s not the only controversial plant that may help save your health… You already know marijuana could be the key to fighting childhood epilepsy. You may even be aware of its ability to correct vision problems and fight nausea.… Read More
When it comes to sinus infections, conventional treatments are anything but harmless.
Decongestants can aggravate nasal swelling, cause anxiety, and get in the way of restful sleep.1 Steroidal nasal sprays often cause nasal dryness and nosebleeds. Then there are antibiotics…
OTC painkillers are supposed to be a quick and easy solution. But new research confirms what we’ve been telling Health Watch readers for years: These drugs may be a total waste of your time…especially when it comes to back pain.1
Researchers in Australia looked at 13 different trials on acetaminophen use and lower back pain. They found it was ineffective when it came to reducing pain intensity and disability.… Read More
There are a few things that could cause knee pain… Torn ligaments, osteoarthritis, and bursitis to name a few. Most doctors will be quick to prescribe an anti-inflammatory drug to ease your pain. Or they might convince you to settle for OTC painkillers. Problem is, they’re not real solutions. And long-term use can be dangerous. You can do better.
Here are five natural ways to help relieve knee pain.… Read More
You aren’t feeling great. And you know something isn’t right… You just can’t put your finger on it.
It could be that your thoughts feel a little foggier lately…or that you aren’t getting good sleep. Maybe you’re fighting aching joints and muscles… And scratching your head over mysterious weight gain.
Don’t let your doctor tell you aging is the problem—it’s not.… Read More
You know the dangers that come with smoking… You increase your risk for heart disease, stroke, and cancer. It also ages you faster. But a recent study out of Northwestern University reveals one of the most surprising health effects of this nasty habit…