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Supplements for Stress Relief
While no supplement can knock out stress, certain herbs may help protect your body against the damaging effects of long-term tension. Learn about supplements for stress management.
Essential Oils as Natural Insect Repellents
Essential oils—natural substances used in aromatherapy—may help fend off bugs and prevent bites and stings this season.
Natural Ways to Improve Memory
Keep your mind sharp with memory-boosting natural remedies.
Reduce Inflammation Naturally
Certain herbs, supplements, and alternative therapies may help cool inflammation -- and boost your defense against major diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
Natural Support for Obesity Prevention
Several alternative therapies have been found to fight obesity, a health-harming condition estimated to affect about one-third of Americans.
Natural Treatment for Urinary Incontinence
If you're struggling with urinary incontinence—a common problem marked by loss of bladder control—certain alternative therapies may help.
Sleep Apnea – Alternative Treatments for Sleep Apnea
Although there's little evidence that alternative medicine can treat sleep apnea, some studies suggest that acupuncture may help manage this serious and common condition.
Natural Support for Alcoholism Treatment
Certain natural remedies and alternative therapies could help support the effort to recover from alcoholism, a disease estimated to affect about 14 million Americans.
Is There a Natural Hepatitis C Cure?
Find out about natural remedies that may help to protect your liver from from the effects of hepatitis C.
Natural Treatment for Metabolic Syndrome
Nearly one-fourth of Americans now have metabolic syndrome, a disorder known to your raise risk of heart disease and diabetes. Learn how to protect your own metabolic health with lifestyle changes and natural substances.
Alternative Medicine and Pulmonary Fibrosis
Find out about an alternative medicine approach to pulmonary fibrosis, a disease that causes thickening and scarring in your lung tissue.
Natural Treatment for Pancreatitis Pain
Herbs, supplements, and natural therapies may help you cope with pancreatitis, a painful inflammation of the pancreas.
Natural Remedies for Post-Nasal Drip
Learn how to deal with post-nasal drip, a common condition caused by colds, flu, allergies, sinus infection, and other health troubles.
Natural Scleroderma Treatments
Get the lowdown on scleroderma, a condition that causes hardening and thickening of tissues and could signal abnormal immune function.
Natural Remedies for Gallstones
Find out about natural remedies that may help with gallstones.
Remedies for Osteopenia
Learn how to build strong bones and protect against osteopenia, a condition marked by low bone mass.
Protecting Against Preeclampsia
Learn more about preeclampsia, a potentially life-threatening condition that causes a sudden spike in blood pressure in pregnant women.
Supplements for Macular Degeneration
A leading cause of blindness in older Americans, macular degeneration gradually robs you of your central vision. Find out which natural substances can help save your eyesight.
Relief for Laryngitis
To restore your voice and ease the irritation of laryngitis, try teas and lozenges made with soothing herbal remedies.
Remedies for Glaucoma
Find out how self-care strategies can help protect your eyes from glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness in the U.S.
Natural Treatment for Tinnitus
To stop that ringing in your ear, learn about alternative treatments that may help ease tinnitus symptoms.
Natural Treatment for Cough Relief
Look to natural remedies for cough relief this cold and flu season.
Controlling Angina, Naturally
To soothe the pain of anginaa heart condition that affects as many as 7 million Americansconsider using dietary supplements and alternative therapies.
Natural Stroke Prevention
To protect against stroke - the third leading cause of death in the U.S. - find out how to boost your cardiovascular health naturally.
Natural Treatment for Warts
For help in getting rid of these unsightly growths, consider natural remedies and alternative therapies.
Natural Relief for Dry Eyes
To prevent the pain and irritation of dry eye syndrome, look to natural remedies and everyday practices that help protect your peepers.
Natural Remedies for Raynaud's Disease
For people with Raynaud's disease, stress or exposure to cold cuts off circulation to certain body parts (such as the fingers and toes). Learn how to stave off Raynaud's attacks with lifestyle changes and natural remedies.
Chronic Pain – Mind/Body Practices
For people coping with chronic pain, mind-body practices like yoga, meditation, guided imagery, and tai chi may help ease symptoms and enhance overall quality of life.
Plantar Fasciitis Remedies
Here’s how to protect your feet from plantar fasciitis pain, naturally.
Natural Alzheimer's Prevention
To keep your mind sharp as you age, find out which lifestyle changes and natural remedies may help protect against Alzheimer's disease.
Natural Remedies for Swimmer's Ear
To help heal—and prevent—one of summer's most unpleasant ailments, learn how to care for your ears naturally.
Help for Heatstroke
Learn how to protect yourself from this hot-weather health threat, and discover a natural solution for keeping cool all summer long.
Natural Lupus Remedies
A potentially life-threatening disease that wreaks havoc on your immune system, lupus calls for careful medical attention. But for better health while coping with lupus, you can balance your standard care with herbs, supplements, and mind-body therapies.
Alternative Treatment for Lyme Disease
Learn how to protect yourself and your family from Lyme disease—a condition that can cause arthritis, heart-rhythm irregularities, and neurological disorders if left unchecked—when spending time in the great outdoors this summer.
Fighting Fatty Liver
Most widespread among the overweight and middle-aged, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease could lead to serious liver damage and even leave you more vulnerable to heart disease. Here's how to protect yourself from this increasingly common health threat.
Boost Your Immune System Naturally
To protect yourself from the flu and other ailments, try adding a few easy immune-boosters to your daily health routine. From antioxidant-rich foods to virus-fighting herbs, here are the top five ways to strengthen your immune system naturally.
Natural Pink Eye Remedies
Find out about pink eye and some of the natural methods used to manage it.
Natural Sciatica Treatment
To ease the pain of sciatica - a condition that becomes more common as you age - turn to alternative therapies like yoga and massage.
Adrenal Fatigue Remedies
Constantly stressed out? Sapped of energy? You may be suffering from adrenal fatigue, a condition caused by overstimulation of your adrenal glands
Natural Cataracts Prevention
Your odds of developing cataracts—the world's leading cause of blindness—grow greater as you get older. To preserve your eyesight in the coming years, find out how nutrition and herbal medicine could strengthen your cataract defense.
Herbs for Pain Relief
If you're dealing with a chronic condition like arthritis, low back pain, or tendonitis, adding herbal medicine to your health regimen may help ease your aches. Learn more about six well-studied herbs that could help fight off inflammation and offer long-lasting pain relief.
Natural Approach to Restless Leg Syndrome
What is restless leg syndrome? What are some of the more commonly used natural remedies for restless leg syndrome?
First Aid - 3 Natural Remedies to Try
Here's a look at three well-studied skin-healers to for natural home first aid.
Cinnamon and Diabetes - Is Cinnamon a Proven Diabetes Remedy?
A reader asks if cinnamon is a proven and tested remedy for diabetes.
Alternative Treatment Options
An A to Z index of alternative medicine treatment options.
Poison Ivy - Natural Poison Ivy Treatment
For relief of the itchy, red rash spurred by a poison ivy reaction, soothe your skin with easy-to-use natural remedies.
Alternative Medicine and Heart Attack Recovery
For people recovering from a heart attack, certain alternative therapies may help enhance heart health and boost well-being.
Alternative Treatments for Cerebral Palsy
Some studies suggest that acupuncture may benefit children with cerebral palsy (the most frequent cause of childhood disability in the United States).
Embrace Your Gray Hair
Even if you'd prefer to have your old hair color back, have you learned to embrace your gray? What are the upsides of going through this hair change?
Q. Is there a natural alternative to prescription sleep medications?
There are plenty of natural alternatives that may help people fall asleep and stay asleep.
Are Amino Acids Safe in Pregnancy?
Are amino acids safe to use during pregnancy for depression?
Tired in the Morning
Is there a tea or some type of herbal spray or remedy that can energize people who have trouble waking and getting started in the morning?
Can Saw Palmetto Stop Baldness and Hair Loss?
A reader asks, "What can you tell me about saw palmetto? I read that it's a good herbal remedy for hair loss and baldness."
Does Herbal Tea Interfere With Iron Absorption?
I've heard that drinking black tea with meals may have an effect on iron absorption. Does drinking herbal tea (chamomile, anise, green mint, etc.) with meals have the same effect?
Multiple Sclerosis and Alternative Medicine
For people dealing with multiple sclerosis, certain alternative therapies may help soothe symptoms and improve quality of life.
Tongkat Ali, Sexual Performance, Immune System Q & A
"A local provider is selling Tongkat Ali of LJ100 a Malaysian herb recommended by Dr. David Williams. Some renal transplant patients have expressed interest in using this herb to enhance sexual performance..."
Nail Fungus Remedies
Find out which natural remedies might help clear up common fungal infections of the toenails and fingernails.
Fish Oil and Memory
Boosting your intake of omega-3-rich fish and fish oil may help keep your brain and memory sharp as you age.
Remedies for a Hangover
Next time you overindulge, skip the hair of the dog and try a natural remedy for hangover relief.
Natural Remedies for Lice
Certain natural remedies may knock out head lice, a common problem among school children.
Natural Remedy to Reduce or Reverse Gray Hair?
Are there any remedies that can help to reduce the occurrence of gray hair?
Natural Remedies for Intestinal Parasites
Find out about remedies for intestinal parasites, including garlic, goldenseal, wormwood, and grapefruit seed extract.
A Remedy for Scars?
A reader asks if there is a good remedy for scars.
Natural Hair Color
Find out how switching to natural hair color products may help shield your health.
Dark Circles Under the Eyes
Are there any home remedies that can get rid of dark circles under the eyes? Find out the causes and remedies for dark circles under the eyes.
White Willow Bark for Osteoarthritis
A natural remedy similar to aspirin, white willow bark may help ease the pain of osteoarthritis.
Find out about the different types of parasites.
Supplements for Better Sports Performance
Find out about nutritional supplements for sports performance.
Fennel for Colic
Said to soothe the gastrointestinal tract, fennel may help ease colic symptoms in infants.
A cholesterol-like compound found naturally in soy, flaxseed, and other foods, beta-sitosterol may help protect against two of the most common types of cancer.