Evening Primrose Oil: The Golden Pill

Friday, February 7, 2014 1:50:57 PM America/Los_Angeles

Once called the 'King's-cure-all', this golden oil has a long history of medicinal benefits ranging from wound healing to restoring menstrual regularity, but there are some cautions before taking this widely touted nutritional supplement. Find out what you should know before buying EPO in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Allergies: There is Help!

Saturday, March 9, 2013 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

According to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, 60 million people in the U.S. suffer from allergic diseases. Also, allergies are one of the leading cause of chronic disease in the US and cost the healthcare system over $18 billion dollars annually. A large portion of that money goes to some of the top grossing pharmaceutical drugs which are anti-histamines, the common side effects of which include: insomnia, dry mouth, fatigue, drowsiness, and sore throat.Not to mention that some of them are habit-forming and can create chemical dependence.



What exactly is an allergy though? We all know what the symptoms feel like, itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing, rashes, etc., but what exactly is going on inside our bodies that causes these reactions? While all the facts are stil not yet known, there is a lot we do know, and much of it can be helpful in creating relief for allergy sufferers.



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The Inflammation – Disease Connection

Monday, January 9, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Inflammation is a natural immune system response to injuries in the body. These injuries can be injuries to tissues caused by trauma, radiation, chemicals, or biological pathogens. In fact, inflammation is critical in the healing process and as long as it is properly controlled and the injury is quickly remedied, there is little risk.

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