Magnesium is an essential mineral for staying healthy and is required for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. Multiple health benefits of magnesium include transmission of nerve impulses, body temperature regulation, detoxification, energy production, and the formation of healthy bones and teeth.
Headaches are perhaps one of the most common physical ailments that people experience. Chances are everyone has had one at some point in his or her life. However, because headaches are common doesn’t mean they are all the same.
In fact, there are several different types of headaches and even more differentiating causes, ranging from simple factors such as fasting or hangovers to the life-threatening stroke or brain tumor.
The key to successfully eliminating headaches is to address the cause behind the headache rather than simply addressing the symptoms. (more…)
Magnesium and L-carnitine impact the frequency and severity of migraines, a new clinical trial published in August 2012 reports. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that 21.8 percent of women and 10 percent of men are affected by migraines. (more…)
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Ask anyone if MSG is dangerous, and you’ll get a myriad of responses. Some of the more scientifically-minded among us will scoff at the notion that MSG is dangerous or poses real health risks. Sure, they’ll allow, there are a few sensitive people who get headaches or migraines when they eat it, but MSG doesn’t actually harm the rest of us.
Or does it? (more…)
In the April/May 2012 issue of Green American, which focuses primarily on GMOs and the harm they are causing, they interview IRT’s executive director Jeffrey M. Smith. Here are some excerpts:
Jeffrey Smith: ”When I speak to doctors around the country, they report seeing an increase in the incidence and severity of certain diseases, which they believe are GMO-related. Moreover, when these doctors take people off of GMO diets, they report that the symptoms – of migraines, gastro-intestinal disorders, weight problems, and more – start to disappear. (more…)
Are you suffering from seemingly unrelated health problems and your doctor isn’t able to explain what may be causing them? Candida yeast infection, also known as candidiasis, affects millions of people worldwide – and mainstream media remain silent about its symptoms, causes and treatment options.
Unexplainable tiredness, digestive disorders, headaches, and recurring yeast infections. For thousands of people, these all-too-common ailments can become a serious problem. Little by little, slowly over time, they are robbed of their vitality, and their doctors are clueless about what may be causing it. It wasn’t until recent years when many well-respected alternative health practitioners started to connect symptoms like general fatigue and bloating with Candida infection, a condition caused by bad diet and lifestyle habits.
Symptoms of Candida Infection (more…)
For many people, vanilla may the key for eliminating headaches. Vanilla extract contains eugenol, an essential oil that has antiseptic and analgesic properties and which helps unclog blood vessels.
The ancient Egyptians discovered that vanilla beans would cure a headache almost every time regardless of how serious the duration or intensity. Though they did not discover why vanilla worked, they found that it was three times more effective than their previous best treatment, turmeric.
One headache sufferer reported that nothing had worked for his constant headaches of 40 years until he turned to vanilla. He drank a tablespoon of pure vanilla extract in 8 ounces of water before going to bed and the next morning the usual headache pain was only half its normal intensity. Two days later it was gone completely and hasn’t returned in over a year.
If vanilla doesn’t do the trick, here are some other natural headache remedies to try: (more…)