Integrative holistic medicine is the emerging medicine of the future. Its values are significantly different and are best described by The Declaration for a New Medicine from the Bravewell Collaborative.… Read the rest
Those of you with high cholesterol will be happy to learn that there are some legitimate options to your statin pills. Many people cannot tolerate the extremely popular statin pills, especially from side effects of muscle aches. But there’s now some very strong evidence that herbal medicines, including red yeast rice, can be at least as effective as a statin, and without the side effects.… Read the rest
Do you or a loved one suffer from arthritis pains? Arthritis is common for many people, especially as we get older and add wear and tear to our joints. Elderly people are also at higher risk of falls. So anything to help decrease pain and fall risk, as well as help your quality of life, is more than welcome.… Read the rest
It’s always hard to find good research on herbs and vitamin supplements; one website I recommend is the Mayo Clinic (Drugs and Supplements – MayoClinic.com.) They have a nice collection of the top few dozen treatments.
The same good folks at Mayo Clinic also have a nice, free weekly e-newsletter called “Housecall”, which you can subscribe to on their first page.… Read the rest