Category: Health

Using Ginseng for a healthy future


Ginseng is a herb used by the Chinese culture since thousands of years and has many healing properties. The name Ginseng is derived from the Greek language which means all cure and wonder of the world. The 2 common Ginseng herbs that can be found in the market are Panax Ginseng and Panax quinquefolius and both these types of Ginseng have similar healing properties.

The only difference between these 2 types of Ginseng herbs is that Panax quinquefolius also known as American Ginseng is renowned for its cooling properties which help in healing fever and respiratory track disorders, on the other hand Panax Ginseng also known as Asian Ginseng has heating properties and can improve circulation in the body. Studies indicate that people who consume Asian Ginseng for a period of 4 months build a resistance to the cold virus and do not contract cold as frequently as compared …

European Politicians Try to Forbid Health

Eurocrats are at it again. Obviously, it has become quite normal to look after your own interests and your own bank account first, and after the interests and health of people and voters only incidentally should it not clash with your own present or promised later income.

Behind the smokescreen of harmonisation within the EU, European Parliament is trying to ban just about everything healthy on the market to the detriment of human beings and in favour of turn-over of pharmaceutical companies. EC Directive 2004/24, the Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products Directive (THMPD), or Thumped in Eurocratese, wanted and still wants to ban all herbal remedies currently on shelves.

Where pharmaceutical companies are unable and incompetent to produce any product containing multiple active compounds, herbal remedies do just that to perfection. Where pharmaceutical companies’ products have many highly detrimental side effects, either on purpose to make further sales or through the …

Saving Funds While Shopping Is The New Era Style Of Spending

Even those with too much of surplus of funds would be going into the markets and check out for the best deals in terms of the cutting of the costs and the offers to ensure that they are able to purchase more and enable the economic flow in a positive manner. They would have to ensure that they are able to check out the various wholesale outlets, which could be the physical distributors or the digital outlets, which are present in the form of the portals and have become the pool of the various offers and the valid inputs that would enable them to make the best choices while shopping.

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While the costs of the goods could be different when the persons tend to buy them from the factories, the wholesalers or the retailers, the qualities and the features that are added to these products tend to be …

23 Health Gift Ideas

 Are you looking for a gift that can impact your friends and family? Gifts that can contribute to your loved one's health can make a difference in their lives. Here are some suggestions.  

  1. Health Master Blender or Vita Mix Blender- great for making smoothies, soups, fruit and vegetable juices, no mess or hassle. Just add your fruits and vegetable and blends up in a juice. It's more than a blender. Check out health master blender at and Vita Mix Blender at 
  2. A Juicer- great gift to juice fruits and vegetables, stay in shape and prevent disease.
  3. Vegetable Steamer- steams vegetables in minutes
  4. Smoothie Maker
  5. Health Store Gift Card/Gift certificate
  6. Gift Basket with variety of different products centering on Health- Organic Gift Basket, Gift Basket with Healthy Snacks, Fruit Gift Basket, Gift Basket with Exercise Videos, Supplements,
  7. Exercise Videos, either targeting specific area of the body, Step Aerobics

5 Vitamin C Benefits For Healthy Living

There are many Vitamin C benefits which have been rigorously researched and proven. These benefits include Vitamin C's role as an antioxidant, immune system booster, promoter of wound healing, and anti-cancer agent.

Why Vitamin C?

The many Vitamin C benefits have been of major interest both in the scientific world and the everyday community ever since publication of research demonstrating benefits of Vitamin C antioxidant for the common cold. Many people buy vitamin C to protect themselves against illnesses. Contrary to popular belief, however, Vitamin C benefits are not limited to this purpose.  This article discusses 5 Vitamin C benefits for healthy living which you may be surprised to discover.

Vitamin C as an Antioxidant

First, Vitamin C is popularly recognized for its antioxidant benefits.  The vitamin C antioxidant is beneficial in that it travels all over the body and searches for harmful free radicals which would otherwise oxidize and …

Overcoming Anxiety


Once you have successfully implemented a solid anxiety management program, you will be on the path to overcoming anxiety. That’s right, you can actually eliminate, terminate, eradicate, abolish, end the existence of anxiety in your life. Studies indicate that those who regularly meditate experience less anxiety in their lives than those who do not meditate.

Why don’t more people incorporate some form of meditation in their life? A number of people believe that you have to adopt Buddhism or Hinduism or some other religion if you decide to meditate. While meditation can foster spiritual and personal growth, it is not a lure into a religion. It is an activity that will make you happier and healthier.

Overcoming Anxiety Takes Time

Don’t expect all your anxiety to leave you and never come back immediately after you incorporate these healthy habits into your life. However, once you start consistently exercising and …

Economic Crisis: Seven Ways To Reduce Your Stress And Relieve Anxiety

Are you watching your 401K shrink monthly, weekly, daily…dealing with job cuts, pay cuts, rising expenses and general depression regarding the state of the economy? Some things you have control over, but money troubles are notorious for wreaking personal havoc, in the wallet and in the brain. Stress and anxiety creep in and erode feelings of well-being. Tempers flair, smiles are hard to come by. But it is important to maintain a sense of equilibrium, and there are ways to combat the doldrums and implement a little pick-me-up. Try one or more of the following tension-busters:

  1. Get a bit of exercise. Leave your desk and take a walk. Shoot some hoops after work, ride your bike. Choose the hour and do something, anything pleasing, to get your body moving. Take a restorative yoga class. Bring your gym bag to work. The benefits of moderate exercise are well-known. The release of

Maintaining a healthy relationship

The first key to maintaining a healthy relationship is communicating with your partner. Don't be afraid to ask what they want out of you. Instead of arguing, try talking things out and come to a compromise.Communication is a necessity to maintaining a healthy relationship. You need to talk things out with each other in a mature fashion.

Next you need to spend good quality time together. Go out to the movies, dinner, swimming, shopping, etc. As long as your doing it together it can really be anything. Show interest in each others hobbies and support each others interests. This will make both of you happier with one another.

A very important part of maintaining a healthy relationship  is sex. By making love and being intimate with your partner you are showing them just how much you love them and appreciate them.Take your time and massage your partner slow and firm. …

Healthy Spices: Cinnamon

Most people probably have cinnamon in their cabinet or on their spice rack. They may use it for baking or to sprinkle on top of things like toast or oatmeal for a little extra flavor. What they may not be aware of are the health benefits that come with so common a spice. Cinnamon touts many health benefits on top of being delicious and smelling wonderful. If I could list some of my favorite breakfast foods they would be cinnamon toast, Cascadian Farms Cinnamon Crunch cereal, cinnamon rolls, and Kashi Cinnamon Harvest cereal. Notice a theme there? I like cinnamon. Even my favorite coffees are pumpkin spice (which includes cinnamon) and cinnamon bun.

Cinnamon is a very nutrient dense spice. A mere 2 teaspoons of cinnamon touts 45.5% of the daily allowance for manganese, 11% for fiber, and 5.2% for calcium and only has 12 calories. The vitamin and …

Anxiety Disorder Treatment

Anxiety disorder treatment is conducted through a combination of therapeutic and pharmacological measure. The types of therapy and medication employed are usually dependent on the size and type of disorder. In addition, the effects of an anxiety disorder can be highly personalized, requiring a good deal of observation and assessment of the patient's reactions and progress in the initial stages of therapy. Doctors use this information to adjust the treatment by altering medication dosages, changing medications altogether, and suggesting alternative approaches in therapy.

There are two main types of psychotherapeutic approaches utilized in anxiety disorder treatment. Behavioral therapy combats anxiety by isolating unwanted behaviors associated with the disorder. An attempt is then made to pinpoint the specific actions that allow these unwanted behaviors to emerge. An effort is then made to consciously change those actions in everyday life, as a means of curbing the onset of anxiety-related behaviors.

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