medicine

Traditional herbs: some people swear by them, others are skeptics. A recent study on the effects of tongkat ali shows it might not be a dependable aid for stress relief.
My focus today will be on the top three supplements that can help nearly everyone, including myself, heal or maintain their adrenal health.
Studies have shown massage can lower cortisol levels and increase dopamine and serotonin. In my own quest to heal my adrenal system, I decided to sit down and talk with a massage therapist.
It's springtime and for a lot of people that means time for gardening. If you're an athlete, here are four plants that need to be in your garden.
Your body is many things: a mechanical device, a walking chemistry set, a sustainable life form, and an ever-changing biological phenomenon. There's a lot to know about the body.
In an effort to treat my own adrenal derangement, I have been investigating alternative medicines and treatments. My first stop of the road to recovery via holistic therapies is acupuncture.
Walking isn't as sexy or exciting as other forms of exercise. But walking a few miles a day has some significant health benefits - plus, it's actually pretty enjoyable.
My adrenal system is all jacked up. There, I said it. I'm going to document my tests and the various healing modalities I try out, so you can learn alongside me how to get healthy.
PCOS affects an estimated 5-10% of women of reproductive age. While it was once thought to be a fertility problem, we now know it's an metabolic disorder treatable with exercise and good nutrition.
What is going on in your blood during recovery? And when are you actually recovered? Scientists looked at markers for inflammation and injury and how long they stick around after a workout.
Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) is the "master stress hormone." When this hormone goes awry it can impact everything, from your weight, to your health, to your behavior.
We need sunscreen, right? Yes! But, there are some serious drawbacks to some of the traditional, chemical-packed stuff, including increased cancer risk. Here's what to look for instead.
You may have heard of nootropics in terms of being a study aid, but they are far more powerful than just that. They can help you become a better athlete and healthier person.
You know that high cortisol levels are bad. Do you know what cortisol does in the body and why you need it, though? Learn about this amazing substance and its full-body impact.
We all have busy lives, and as such sometimes spend too much time "resting." The truth is the choices we make and the time we spend sedentary is literally killing us - and our children.
Peptides are all the buzz in the fitness industry these days. What exactly are peptides, and why might you want to take them? Let's look at the chemistry and the function of peptides in the body.
The activities you do outside of the gym - cleaning your home and walking - can have a positive impact on your health. Conversely, choosing to watch TV instead can lead to metabolic syndrome.