What is Stress?

Have you noticed that everyone talks about stress? It is not fashionable talk. People are seriously stressed. Stress is now recognized as a major contributor to chronic degenerative diseases like heart disease, depressive conditions, arthritis, cancer, chronic lung problems and muscular problems, lower back pain, etc. Stress in itself is not the cause of disease,…

Chronic Pain is Real

September is the month dedicated to pain awareness. It is the time when people are made aware of the existence of chronic pain and its underlying causes. This helps people to understand their friends and relatives who may be suffering from chronic pain. Pain is a warning sign that there is a problem that needs…

12 Health Benefits of Turmeric

Health Benefits of Turmeric Turmeric or turmeric is native to southern Asia. The ground deep-orange-yellow powder is commonly used as a spice in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. It is also used for dyeing, and to impart color to mustard condiments. Turmeric has been used for centuries in Ayurveda practices, to treat a variety of internal…

Health Benefits of Echinacea

According to the American Botanical Council, “Sales of herbal dietary supplements in the United States increased by 7.9% in 2013, reaching six billion dollars for the first time!” Herbal sales have steadily climbed for the past 10 years! Would you believe that Echinacea leads in herbal sales! Echinacea used to be known as an alternative…