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What’s the Difference Between a Wheat Allergy and a Gluten Allergy?

The Difference Between A Wheat Allergy And A Gluten Allergy
Do you know the difference between a wheat allergy and a gluten allergy? If you don't, you're not alone. These two conditions are frequently confused with each other. Their symptoms often overlap, and the same foods can trigger both conditions. However, wheat allergies and gluten intolerance are not the same. The two have different causes, and people...

Australia’s Natural Remedy: Eucalyptus Oil

Australian Eucalyptus Oil
When Australians suffer from respiratory ailments they often turn to the natural oil that they know will help clear the symptoms. Australian eucalyptus oil distilled from the leaves of the tall, gray-white "gum" trees native to that country has been used as a remedy for these complaints since the arrival of the First Fleet in...

Do You Have A Carrageenan Allergy?

Carrageenan Allergy Symptoms
Having an allergy or an intolerance to a common food item is always inconvenient. However, it's even harder to avoid an allergen when it's a food additive instead of a basic ingredient such as nuts or milk. Carrageenan is a type of food additive that's found in a wide range of products. And even...

Some Natural Remedies For Indigestion And Heartburn

Natural remedies for indigestion, heartburn and acid reflux
You know the feeling... About an hour after a large, tasty meal, your stomach starts burbling menacingly and your esophagus begins to burn. As you reach for the Tums, you think to yourself, "There has to be a way to avoid this!" And thankfully there is. There are some natural remedies for indigestion and heartburn that can help...

The Therapeutic Massage Tree

The Therapeutic Massage Tree
When it comes to massage therapy, there is a vast diversity in the techniques used and its application. However, all forms of therapeutic massage are a result of the same idea. The aim, for massage therapy in general, and for each massage type in particular, is to restore balance between the mind, body, and spirit. As a result, this then...

The Healing Benefits Of Bowen Therapy

The Healing Benefits Of Bowen Therapy
Bowen therapy is a holistic healing technique that was created by Australian Tom Bowen in the 1950s. Touted as a gifted hands-on healer, he was able to sense the body’s natural rhythms and vibrations found in soft tissues, muscles and nerves. Bowen concentrated on the tension in the fascia (soft connective tissue) when he gently...

5 Facts About The Feldenkrais Method

The Feldenkrais Method
If you've never heard of the Feldenkrais Method, you're not alone. Among all the techniques and therapies designed to improve the functioning of the human body, it's definitely one of the lesser known. However, if you're interested in natural therapies that make use of the body's own logic to improve functioning and reduce pain, then...

How to get rid of cottonmouth

How To Get Rid Of Cottonmouth
Suffering from a nasty, dry mouth is an unpleasant experience but it's also a regular fact of life for many people. Unless, that is, they know how to get rid of cottonmouth, as the condition is known. And the good news is that there are definitely ways to feel better and make a quick return to...

How Long Does It Take For Nyquil To Kick In?

How long does it take for Nyquil to kick in?
Nyquil is a commonly used night-time flu and cold treatment that's available over the counter. As well as relieving the typical cold and flu symptoms, it also acts as a sedative and you're meant to take it before you go to sleep at night (the equivalent medication for use during the day is called Dayquil). Because...

Does Mist Twist Have Caffeine?

Does Mist Twist have caffeine?
Mist Twist is a lemon-lime soda drink made by PepsiCo, that was originally known as Sierra Mist when it was first brought to market in 1999. It's been available nationwide in the U.S. since 2003 and has proved to be one of the most popular sodas. But does Mist Twist have caffeine in it and why should...

Does Bleach Kill Bed Bugs?

Does bleach kill bed bugs, eggs and larvae?
Bed bugs are little insects that live in the warm areas in or around your bed. They live solely on blood, and the most well-known, the common bed bug or Cimex lectularius, prefers human blood. Bed bugs are often thought to be nocturnal, but this isn't strictly true although they are mainly active during the night...

Is Gingivitis Contagious?

Is gingivitis contagious?
Gingivitis is a disease that affects your gums; indeed it's commonly referred to as gum disease. It's caused by bacterial infections that cause your gums to become inflamed. Your gums may become painful to touch, and you may notice they start bleeding when you brush your teeth. And gingivitis can ultimately lead to loss of teeth...

How Fast Does Miralax Work?

How fast does Miralax work?
Constipation is defined as when you either have fewer than three bowel movements per week, or your stools are small, hard and dry and you find it difficult and even painful to pass them. It's a very common problem that can affect people of all ages. Indeed, over 63 million people are at risk of being...

Custom Vitamins And Supplements

Custom Vitamins & Supplements
Do you wish you weren't so tired? Or that you had more energy or a higher sex drive? Or maybe you wish you weren't so stressed all the time and could just get a good night's sleep? If so, a custom vitamins and supplements routine could provide the answer that you've been searching for....

Why Are Parabens Bad For You?

Why Are Parabens Bad For You?
You'll find parabens in many health and beauty products. They're chemicals that are added to the products to preserve them and make them last longer. They basically kill things like bacteria and fungus that would otherwise spoil the product. But there's been increasing discussion and concern that parabens may be bad for you. So let's take a look at why parabens may be bad for you.

Microcurrent Therapy – Natural Healing And Pain Relief

Microcurrent Therapy Treatment
The different types of tissue in your body (fat, bone, blood, cartilage, etc.) all have different resistances and hence electrical conductivity. And electrical signals are how your body communicates within itself. Microcurrent therapy takes advantage of this fact to treat a range of conditions and injuries. What Is Microcurrent Therapy? An injury or chronic condition can result in...

Nail Fungus Infections – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment And Prevention

Toe Nail Fungus Infection
Nail fungus doesn't look nice. In fact it's ugly-looking. Not only that but it's unhealthy too. It's not so bad that you're likely to end up in hospital if you suffer from it but you should still look after your health as best you can. And that includes the health of your nails. So let's take...

Does Hair Dye Kill Head Lice?

Does Hair Dye Kill Head Lice?
A lot of people believe, or at least have heard, that hair dye kills head lice. Or that people with dyed hair can't get lice. And many people will claim this is true, even if they've never seen any proof. So let's take a quick look at the evidence to try and answer the...