Shedding a few hairs in the shower or when styling is a natural process and the body is designed to grow, shed and replace your hair all the time. However, some people lose a lot more than just that normal 50 to 100 hairs per day, and don’t replace it very effectively. If you’re seeing too much hair on the shower drain or your styling brush, there could be more going on. In fact, in many cases it reflects a bigger underlying health problem. Here are some leading causes of hair loss and how to manage them.
If you haven’t been there, don’t go there. Most of us have had a hangover or two, and some of us have even survived college. Turns out that 25-30% of people are resistant to EVER getting severe hangovers even if they indulge a wee bit too much. But for most of us, it’s either minimize the drinking or have a secret weapon. Many swear by their hangover remedy, but which ones really work for MOST people? There are all sorts of hangover pills, potions and remedies out there. Are they for real? Here’s your simple survival kit….
Menopause! A time of major transition for many and hell on wheels for some. It was so simple 10-15 years ago when we used to prescribe estrogen like it was water. It did help many, but was dangerous for some. We found that out through science, via a large study called the Women’s Health Initiative. It’s part of what I mean about Cureology’s mantra, “Truth Through Science”. Anyway, although estrogen may still be a reasonable alternative for SOME women, there are natural menopause health options available for every woman. I just wrote an article for Evitamins.com which talks about menopause, when it may hit and what to do….. Here’s the leadin and link..
Are herbals and natural supplements safe?
Should you be taking them as part of your health program? These are lingering questions in the back of everyone’s mind when considering who to listen to and what to take. It certainly sounds appealing until your doctor admonishes you for possible interactions with medications and that there may be dangers etc. So, should you stop with a simple multi-vitamin? Here is a breaking story from the UK which caught my eye. It is based on research and speaks volumes as to the overall safety of herbals and supplements, and warns about prescription drugs.
Migraines are severely debilitating for millions. I know that I have suffered myself from them and was frustrated with not being able to eliminate them. They can lead to an entire day or more of feeling your head will explode or terrible nausea. If you’ve never had them, you should hope and pray you never do. If you suffer from migraines, I feel your pain.
So, how effective has standard mainstream therapy been? The answer? Well, it certainly was not good for me and I know many who continue to suffer, burning through various ineffective medications. In fact, one of the main meds that are out there I could not take because of chest pain that can be a side effect. Now what? Well, there is hope in a combination of standard meds, lifestyle changes and natural supportive supplements and herbals. What are they? Here’s a sampling of what really works, based on sound scientific principles as well as proof in some cases.