These days, more and more people are becoming aware of the dangers of hard water. However, these disadvantages have been overstated, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Just like soft water, the hard one has its pros and cons. Unfortunately, the health benefits of hard water are often overlooked. So, it is worth taking some time to figure out if it helps or hurts people’s health. Continue reading Health Benefits of Hard Water
For people with diabetes, following a healthy diet is one of key parts. Since peanuts are rich in nutrients, many patients may wonder if this snack is beneficial to them. In fact, peanuts have general health benefits for all, including diabetics. At the very least, eating them in moderation won’t make diabetes control worse. Continue reading Is Peanut Good For Diabetes?
When it comes to wrestling, boxing, or weightlifting, the weight of opponents should be matched up. Apparently, the heavier players can give themselves an edge in their competitions. For that reason, almost all of them attempt to lose some pounds before the game in order to qualify for a lighter weight class. So, how to lose weight for wrestling or similar games safely and fast? Continue reading How To Lose A Pound In An Hour?
It is important to mention first that so far there is not enough reliable research on the connection between turmeric and a blocked sinus. Even so, turmeric is still considered as one of the best sinus infection remedies, thanks to its amazing anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, and antiviral properties. The reasoning for that is simple: while sinusitis is inflammation of the sinuses resulting in symptoms, this spice can help reduce inflammation or swelling. Continue reading Can Turmeric Help Nasal Congestion?
Many herbs, including Roman or German chamomile, are used for skin conditions, such as hives, diaper rash, eczema, rosacea, psoriasis, chickenpox, and acne. So, is chamomile one of effective natural cures for eczema? First of all, it’s worth nothing that there’s no cure for eczema. The good news is that proper treatments can soothe the symptoms and chamomile may be one of the best home remedies for eczema relief. Continue reading Is Chamomile Good For Eczema?
The extracts derived from the leaves and root of stinging nettle plant are popular in body building these days because they seem to have testosterone benefits. So, does stinging nettle really boost testosterone? Although the evidence is mixed, initial research confirms that it can lower sex-hormone binding globulin (SHBG), a protein that binds to and transports testosterone and estrogen, and possibly increase prostate health. Continue reading Does Stinging Nettle Increase Testosterone?
Once caffeine lovers have developed hearing loss or tinnitus, they are often told to cut it out of their diet because there is a common belief that caffeine consumption can cause or aggravate ringing in the ears. That’s to say, they have to cut out coffee, chocolate, tea, cola and other caffeine containing foods in order to ease the symptoms. However, recently some researchers put forward their argument and some studies have demonstrated that reducing caffeine intake might actually make tinnitus worse. Continue reading Does Caffeine Aggravate Your Tinnitus?
When it comes to tinnitus treatments, no single treatment is appropriate for everyone because it can be a symptom of quite many medical problems. So, it is important to address the underlying condition first. In some cases, tinnitus may be treated by herbal remedies. Of course, the herbs used vary depending on the characteristics of the patients. And here are the 8 best herbs for treating tinnitus. Continue reading Herbs For Tinnitus
Sometimes the herb ginkgo biloba is promoted for the treatment of tinnitus, which refers to a condition that causes ringing or buzzing in the ears. And improvements have been observed in some individuals with ringing ears caused by a mechanical cause or general wear and tear. So, can ginkgo biloba help get rid of tinnitus? Actually, recent studies have shown that it may not work or even make tinnitus worse when it is the primary complaint. Continue reading Does Ginkgo Biloba Cure Tinnitus?
There is no denying that milk thistle (Silybum marianum) possesses a wealth of benefits, especially the potent properties that promote liver health. Besides, some natural practitioners believe that this herb has a beneficial effect on testosterone levels. This is the reason why it is found in quite a few testosterone-boosting supplements. So, does milk thistle boost testosterone? It is worth mentioning that currently the studies on milk thistle and testosterone level have produced a mixed bag of results. Continue reading Does Milk Thistle Increase Testosterone?