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.
If you have meditated before and are looking to go to the next level, then take a look at this in-depth look into the disciplines behind meditation.
You've probably heard the hype: Antioxidants can make you look and feel younger! Some hopeful folks even believe antioxidants will lower the threat of disease. Can there be any truth to this? Learn what an antioxidant actually is.
Acupressure utilizes traditional medicinal rules about pressure points. How can pressing one part of the body alleviate pain somewhere else?
St. John's wort and its effectiveness have been under consistent scrutiny. Many people have heard of the drug, but aren't sure what it is -- find out what's in it, what it's used for and what its side effects are.
Claims for St. John's Wort include help with depression and smoking cessation. Can this plant really do all that?
Daily calorie needs vary significantly from person to person. Learn how to calculate the number thatâ€™s right for your body.
Many people take a multi-vitamin each day, but most people don't know much about them. What is the difference between vitamin A and vitamin C, for example? If you don't get enough vitamins, what happens? Learn all about vitamins.
I recently bought a carton of eggs that claimed, "These eggs are high in Vitamin E, contain 100 mg of Omega 3, and have 25% less saturated fat than regular eggs." How can you get chickens to lay these special eggs?
We all know eating sugar can cause cavities, but what is a cavity, exactly? This article explains what happens to your tooth when you have a cavity as well as what your dentist has to do to fix it.
A fascinating article that explains why the B vitamins -- found in a variety of foods we eat every day -- are so essential to a healthy diet!
Vitamin C is something you hear about all the time -- learn the real scoop on this important nutrient and how it can help your body function properly!
Ever wonder how it is that something as incredibly hard as a tooth can get a hole in it? Learn how cavities form and how dentists create fillings to rebuild teeth, then learn how you can prevent cavities in the first place.
Cosmetic dentistry is an increasingly popular elective surgery that can permanently fix your smile. There are lots of options, but also many factors to consider if you're thinking of improving your smile.
Dental emergencies are what bring even the most reluctant person to the dentist. Learn about the different types of dental emergencies, which are the most common and how to cope with the pain.
Antibiotics usually not needed for people with artificial joints
Bad Breath: An age-old problem with some modern solutions
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Cosmetic dental procedures can dramatically improve a personâ€™s appearance and self-esteem. Some people are reluctant to inquire about cosmetic dental procedures because they are wary of the cost.
Women have the same risk factors for coronary heart disease that men do. But the effects are less pronounced at a younger age. Find out how to start living to prevent heart disease.
Of course, the famed citrus fruits are excellent sources of vitamin C. Other often overlooked excellent sources of vitamin C are strawberries, kiwifruit, cantaloupe, and sweet peppers. Learn about foods that contain vitamin C.
Chamomile is particularly effective in treating stomach and intestinal cramps. It is often used to relieve irritable bowel syndrome, nausea, and stomach flu. Learn how to make herbal chamomile tea and how it can help soothe and calm.
By taking sweat-inducing herbs such as angelica, elderberry, rosemary, or yarrow, you can rid the body of the toxins contributing to a fever and help it break. Learn more about herbal remedies for fevers.
Most ex-smokers who start smoking again do so within the first 3 months after they quit. Learn how to keep from smoking again by planning ahead and devising some strategies to avoid relapse.
Breaking an addiction such as smoking is not an easy task. Get tips on how to get ready to quit smoking and combine them with what you've learned from trying to quit in the past.
Preparation for quitting smoking is key. These tips will help increase your chances of success as you begin the journey to quit smoking.