Scientists have, for years now, been experimenting with how to treat the human condition at its most basic levels. That is, by altering the building blocks themselves, which make up our biology. While we are, at the moment, taking baby steps into this brave new world, it would seem inevitable that at some point in our future, near or far as that may be, science will tame our genetic code. Instead of going to the beauty parlor, will we simply be able to turn on a gene for blonde hair? Will we be able to live out extended lives in a disease free body, designed to our own exacting standards?
Stress can be a killer. Almost all of us have been told that it’s a great idea to reduce the amount of stress in our lives, but that’s easier said than done most of the time. There are various products on the market that are said to help with reducing stress. Some work, others, not so much. Used in various cultures for over a thousand years, Valerian Root falls into the first category. Due to the relaxing effect it has on the nervous system, my research shows that Valerian Root is most often used for treating insomnia and stress related sleeplessness.
Did you know that from 30 years old you begin to experience several gradual changes in your bodies physiology? This article is going to answer the question if the growth hormone still functions in the body for men over 60. Before we begin to answer this question, let us refresh or remind ourselves of the definitions, structures and functions of some terms after which we will examine the types and effects of growth hormone.
In recent times, supplements are commonly found in our drugstores and grocery stores. Many consumers lack basic knowledge of the preparations and pills they consume daily. So how can we guarantee our safety and determine the health benefits of consuming these products? And how are we sure we are not wasting our cash?
The concept of aroma therapy is gaining a lot of appreciation and attention because of the positive effects of fragrances on sleep. Recent studies show that specific essential oils used in aromatherapy can relieve stress, relax the body, thus promoting better sleep.
Certain studies have suggested that Green Tea, and Green Tea Extract, have shown a remarkable ability to fight off cancer, often killing the cancer, while doing little to no damage to the surrounding tissues.
There’s nothing worse than the feeling of a pounding head, knowing you have a busy agenda for the day. But look no farther than massage. If you can’t afford to get to a massage therapist, massage the temple points right to the side of each eye. Massage your forehead and behind your ears.
In 2013, a study by David Sinclair of Harvard and his colleagues reported that the mitochondria in lab mice was restored to youthful productive levels when treated with NMN (nicotinamide mononucleotide), a substance which boost levels of NAD in the body. Such a study speaks well to the success of increasing NAD in our own bodies, and the benefits to be gained from doing this. Increased levels of NAD can rejuvenate our mitochondria to the point where it acts like its more youthful self, allowing us, in turn, to rebound to our own youthful vigor while decreasing the threat of so many all too common degenerative ailments.
As long ago as the 1920’s, a ketogenic diet was noted for being beneficial to those suffering from epilepsy, allowing them to thrive on a decreased amount of medication. And. of course, everybody recognizes the importance of burning fat when it comes to an efficient weight loss program.
Allergy is basically the clinical expression of atopy, which is the predisposition for production of IgE (a substance produced by the immune system when it reacts to an allergy). The immune response of the human body is totally dependent on the two subdivisions of T-lymphocytes (a subtype of white blood cells, important for the immune system) that are known as T helper cells TH1 and TH2.