There are many approaches and countless factors that make up a persons overall wellness. HowStuffWorks has extensive coverage on the different types of natural medicine such as DIY remedies and traditional Chinese medicine.
The rumor mill says that if a person were to intentionally swallow a tapeworm their excess pounds would simply melt away. But what's the truth about the 'tapeworm diet'?
Chlorophyll doesn't just make grass green – it has properties that help people too. And some folks are taking chlorophyll supplements to get more of it. Is this a good thing?
Perhaps you already know that having a pet or being around animals can have therapeutic value. So can hugging a cow. Hey, if goat yoga is a thing, why not this?
Hypertrophy is just a super-science-y way to say you're building muscle. And there are lots of ways to do it.
The ancient art of reflexology focuses on pressure points — exclusively on hands and feet — to relieve stress throughout the body. Does it work or just feel good?
We all know we should eat more fruit, but you may want to limit your intake of these.
Yep, socks were invented for a reason.
Kimchi has a reputation for being a healthy dish, thanks to the vegetables, spices and fermentation process that promotes healthy bacteria. But are there any drawbacks?
Juul dominates the Big Vape market, but the company also has been accused of targeting minors in its television and marketing campaigns. Is Juul breaking or just circumventing the law?
An open bar at an event sounds like an invitation to a good time, but at what cost?
Did you really want that protein bar or do you just think it's better for you than a cookie? Maybe it is, maybe it isn't. Here are 10 products that people think must be good for you but may not be.
Surely you know M.D. is the abbreviation for medical doctor. But what about D.O.? What does that designation even mean? And does these doctors have the same medical training?
The ubiquitous and beautiful Sanskrit word has meaning beyond the mat.
Or is this just a load of hot air?
A new study offers some insight into the possible health effects of edible marijuana.
That hunk of glowing salt sure is pretty, but can it improve the health of my home?
That works out to just 10 minutes a day of exercise.
A tooth infection may seem like little more than an inconvenience, but it could actually be doing some serious damage.
Toothpaste in tablet form could be an effective way to benefit both the health of the environment and our teeth.
Confused about whether to embrace or avoid eating eggs if you're watching your cholesterol? A new, large study suggests you should avoid eggs, but nutritionists aren't all convinced.
Pushups are a great upper-body exercise that people often do wrong. So what's the right way to perform a pushup and what are some variations?
After a night of heavy drinking, it sure would be nice not to wake up with a hangover. Some patches promise to take care of the problem can they really?
How much toothpaste is too much? Turns out, kids just need a little smear.
Microgreens are all the rage now and many people swear that they're tastier and healthier than the bigger vegetables. But what does the science say?
Squatting has a ton of benefits and can actually strengthen a lot of your inactive muscle groups.