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Stress is a normal part of life, whether triggered by traffic, annoying people, travel, financial or business issues, major life changes, challenging physical demands, or exposure to toxins. But beyond a certain point, it can do more than set our nerves on edge. Stress can make us tired, irritable, depressed, or anxious. It can disrupt […]
While some allergies seem to be around all year, for many people fall is the worst part of allergy season…and it’s all because of ragweed. Ragweed is the number one cause of fall hay fever symptoms in the United States. This weed flourishes in most parts of the country, with heaviest concentrations in the central […]
“Ginger is a workhorse herb,” says Mary Hardy, MD, a Los Angeles-based integrative physician. Tradition, scientific studies, and Hardy’s experience have shown that colds, nausea, joint and muscle pain, PMS, digestive issues, diabetes, and even sore feet respond to its healing effects. Ginger also enhances circulation, helps to prevent heart disease, and may help to […]