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Roseola: How to Soothe ‘Sixth Disease’ Symptoms

Roseola is a viral illness that most commonly affects children between the ages of 6 months and 2 years old. It is extremely common, and most children will have been infected by the time they enter kindergarten. Some children will experience very mild symptoms, while others will host a wide …

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Quitting Smoking Using Mind-Body Practices

Worldwide, tobacco use kills 7 million people each year, of which nearly 1 million are due to second-hand smoke. Smoking is also the leading cause of preventable illness and death according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Smoking increases the risk of diabetes, some types of cancer and both heart …

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Is Rockfish Good or Bad for Your Health?

There are all sorts of fish out there, from those that are healthy when caught and cooked properly to fish you should never eat due to toxin contamination and farm fishing. So where does rockfish lie — and just what is rockfish anyway? While there are many fish called rockfish, …

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Peritonitis Causes & Symptoms + How to Get Your Health Back

Peritonitis is a serious infection or inflammatory response that can either be confined to the peritoneum (abdomen) or widespread. What can cause peritonitis? A number of things can trigger peritonitis. Peritonitis is usually caused by infection from bacteria or fungi that enter through a leakage or a hole in the digestive …

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Top 7 Benefits of Lemon Nutrition

By Rachael Link, MS, RD A lot of people think of lemons as nothing more than a simple garnish served alongside water at restaurants or a popular flavor for candies and desserts. But did you know that the lemon is actually loaded with vitamin C, antioxidants and health benefits? It’s …

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6 Multiple Sclerosis Natural Treatments to Manage Symptoms

Multiple sclerosis (or MS) is an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system. MS affects 2.5 million people worldwide and around 400,000 people in the United States. What are the symptoms of MS and how is it diagnosed? MS symptoms affect each person differently. They can include weakness, numbness, cognitive changes …

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