A recent study investigated whether acupuncture might be a useful, nonpharmaceutical way to minimize some of the symptoms that occur during menopause.
New research finds that a compound in a traditional Japanese medicinal plant could boost cellular health and protect against the ill effects of aging.
New research suggests that practicing transcendental meditation over approximately 3 months can effectively fight symptoms of PTSD and improve depression.
Menstrual cramps are a common symptom of periods. They may cause mild discomfort in some people but severe pain in others. Learn about a variety of home remedies, such as heating pads and massage, here.
Some research has suggested that aromatherapy with essential oils may help promote relaxation and relieve anxiety. Learn about the best essential oils for anxiety, as well as how to use them, here.
There are many types of skin ulcers, with different causes and treatments. In this article, we look at the symptoms of skin ulcers and common types, as well as treatments and home remedies.
The potential benefits of hemp oil include improved heart, skin, and brain health. Research is ongoing, and it might uncover additional benefits. Learn more about the benefits of hemp oil here.
Many home remedies can help relieve arthritis symptoms, including yoga, massage, and omega-3 fatty acids. Learn more about these and other home remedies for arthritis here.
The 4-7-8 breathing technique, or relaxation breath, is a method for reducing anxiety and promoting sleep. This article covers how to do it, its uses, and apps that can help people practice it.
A new randomized trial examined the effects of an intensive yoga regimen in people with rheumatoid arthritis and found that the practice aids remission.
A new analysis compares the benefits of cognitive behavioral therapy with those of mindfulness-based stress reduction for relieving chronic pain.
The buildup of plaque and tartar on the teeth can cause bad breath, tooth decay, and gum disease. However, several simple home remedies can help treat and prevent plaque and tartar. Learn more here.
In a recent article, a team of neurologists attacks an ongoing increase in pseudomedicine that claims to protect brain health and treat dementia.
Calluses are hard, thickened areas of skin that result from excessive rubbing or pressure. Although they can be uncomfortable, calluses are rarely serious, and a person can usually treat them at home. Here, we discuss seven home remedies for getting rid of calluses.
A new study concludes that mindfulness might help menopausal women who struggle with symptoms that can include irritability, depression, and anxiety.
Chapped lips are a common and uncomfortable problem. In this article, we look at ways to get rid of chapped lips, including home remedies and tips for prevention. We also describe the causes of chapped lips.
Herbs have a long history in the treatment of skin conditions. Recent review studies suggest that certain herbs can help with the symptoms of psoriasis. In this article, we look at the effectiveness and side effects of herbs and other plant treatments for psoriasis.
Macadamia oil is a healthful source of unsaturated fats, vitamins, and minerals. Its high smoke point makes it an ideal oil for cooking with, but some people also use the pure oil as a skin moisturizer or hair conditioner. Learn more about the health benefits of macadamia oil here.
The amount of omega-3 a person needs each day depends on their age and sex. People with certain health conditions, including heart disease, depression, and cancer, may benefit from taking extra omega-3. Learn more about how much omega-3 to take each day here.
Many natural remedies can relieve the dry, itchy skin that eczema causes, including aloe vera, coconut oil, special baths, and essential oils. In this article, we discuss the best natural remedies for eczema and how to use them.
Complementary and alternative medicines are treatments and medicines that range from acupuncture and homeopathy to aromatherapy, meditation and yoga. There is a wide range of popular treatments that fall into this category, some of which are based on principles and evidence that are not recognized by scientists. Some treatments have been proven to work for certain health conditions - such as osteopathy, chiropractic and acupuncture effectively treating persistent low back pain.Subscribe to Alternative Mental Health feed