Maintaining physical activity and consuming blueberries, turmeric and rosemary may help you stay sharp as you age. Which will you try?
The research is inconclusive, but a reader reports that New Zealand green-lipped mussels ease arthritis pain for the whole family, including the dog.
Don't worry about drinking coffee when you take your vitamins. It can interfere with the absorption of Synthroid, though, while tea blocks iron absorption.
A reader reports that boswellia boosted pain relief of fibromyalgia and plantar fasciitis when it was added to glucosamine and chondroitin.
Scientific studies suggest that there are benefits from taking ginseng, but it may interact with medications to prevent blood clots.
British data suggest that fish oil reduces your risk of heart disease modestly. These supplements have other health benefits as well.
Could your vitamin pills block absorption of your thyroid medicine? If they contain minerals like iron or calcium, you should take them at a different time.
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If you plan to take ginseng supplements, be sure to learn what benefits you might expect and what possible side effects you might encounter.
A reader reports great results using turmeric to ease pain. Before you start swallowing pills, though, you should be aware of possible side effects.
A long-term study of atherosclerosis revealed that adequate magnesium is critical for good heart health.
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When sunshine is limited, you may need vitamin D3 pills to bring your level of this hormone up to normal. However, some people report digestive symptoms.
Rodent research shows that grape seed extract can slow cognitive decline and the development of dementia. How well will it work for humans?
Taking a formula with AREDS vitamins and eating foods full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals can help keep macular degeneration from deterioriating.
Would you like to avoid last minute shopping for family and friends? How about something really meaningful? Give the best gift: the gift of good health?
Imagine using coffee as an herbal remedy to get a precise dose of organic herbs as part of a delicious morning ritual.
A serious vitamin B12 lack due to PPI medication, vegan diet, or stomach inflammation can cause trouble with balance, cognition and fatigue.
A doctor who appreciates practical, inexpensive options for common problems asks how to learn about home remedies. Here's our answer.
SAM-e performed as well as an NSAID drug to relieve arthritis pain in some studies. Might it help you feel better?
One reader reports that the supplement Pycnogenol essentially eliminated chronic eczema. Basic research suggests this antioxidant could have benefit.