Herbal Remedies: Do They Really Work?

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Herbal Remedies: Do They Really Work?

It’s no secret that the traditional and popular use of herbs for medicinal purpose declined with the advent of pharmaceuticals and its cut-throat promotion. As the industry grew bigger and bigger, the use of medicinal herbs, just kept on decreasing until the time when it simply vanished altogether. It’s very difficult to pinpoint, just when did herbal medicines make their way back into popular consciousness, but one thing is sure, they are now here to stay. The increasing prices and painful side-effects of various pharmaceuticals have contributed to the popularity of herbal remedies; but more importantly it is the success of their use that has prompted many people to use them regularly and in place of pharmaceuticals. Here are 7 Reasons why herbal remedies are beneficial and are popularly used: Affordability Most herbal remedies are inexpensive, as compared...

Are Mega-Doses of Vitamins Safe?

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Are Mega-Doses of Vitamins Safe?

In today’s health-conscious society, much attention has been paid to vitamin supplementation and the role it plays in total body health. In addition to promoting optimum wellness, vitamin supplements are taken for reasons such as protecting the heart, reducing the risk of cancer, boosting the immune system, relieving the symptoms of PMS, alleviating depression and anxiety, improving the memory, and even weight loss. There have been some publicized theories that advocate the...