How To Get Off Prescription Painkillers Safely

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In acute situations, pain-reducing drugs can be remarkably helpful. However, long term they can kill you! So, you must know how to get off prescription painkillers if you are currently taking one or more. Norco, gabapentin, oxycodone, acetaminophen, ibuprofen, hydrocodone, dilaudid, ultram, ketorolac, amitriptyline, diclofenac, nucytna, morphine, vicodin, methadone, hydromorphone, demerol, fentanyl, aspirin, aleve and […]

How To Boost Your Immune System When You Are Already Sick

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The immune system is the natural defender of the body. A weak immune is the result of high stress of all kinds and leaves you open to infections as well as causing fever, persistent cold and cough symptoms, weak digestion, asthma, poor healing, ear problems and fatigue. Knowing how to boost your immune system when […]

What Are the Best Supplements for Anxiety and Depression?

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Anxiety and depression are almost Siamese twins, rarely do you have either without the other. Both are reactions to fear of death, invalidism, poverty, loss of love or thought of abandonment by God. They can also be caused by eating the average American diet which consists of junk, fast foods, artificial or chemically changed. Indeed […]

How To Treat Chronic Pain Holistically

Chronic pain is widespread. Because it is so common, doctors must make daily use of their knowledge of how to treat chronic pain. What is chronic pain? Officially, pain is chronic when conventional treatment fails for 6 months or more. Actually, if the pain is not much better in 3 months, conventional therapy is unlikely […]

How To Achieve Optimal Health Daily

Every single day, we are faced with challenges to our health. Yet, we can take small, but deliberate, steps toward optimal health daily. Were you born with a head start to optimal health? If you were conceived by healthy parents wanting a child, it is most likely that you were born healthy. If your parents […]

What Causes an Overactive Immune System?

As with every illness, stress is the basic “cause.” The causes of an overactive immune system or autoimmune illnesses are no different. However, what makes autoimmune illnesses unique are their wide variation and severity. And with many autoimmune diseases there is genetic predisposition. Here is an alphabetized list of the more common autoimmune diseases. The […]

How To Address Anxiety and Hypertension From A Holistic Perspective

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The primary response to stress is anxiety and hypertension is just one of the side effects of stress. Stress may be physical, emotional, chemical, mental or spiritual.  The most prevalent stress in the past 18 months is the social implications of the pandemic. But since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution we have increasingly been […]

How to Increase Your Happiness and Health

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Happiness and health are more like Siamese twins than anything else in life. It is very difficult to be happy if you are unhealthy and difficult to be healthy if you are unhappy! Of course you must have air, water, clothes, food and housing to live. And if any of these are nor secure, it […]

Tips to Maintain a Healthy Weight

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Seventy-four percent of Americans are overweight. They need to know how to maintain a healthy weight – if they want to have a healthy and happy life. Forty-three percent of Americans are just plain obese with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or above. Obesity is now the number one cause of premature death, […]

How to Change Your Lifestyle to be Healthy

When it comes to knowing how to change your lifestyle to be healthy you first need to understand how it is unhealthy. And you need to know that you are not alone in having some unhealthy habits. A whopping 97.5% of Americans are lacking one to all five of the essential health habits. This means […]