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What Is Lavender Used For?

Lavender is a beautiful shrub with lavender flowers. Botanically it is known as Lavandula, which covers over 45 recognized species of the lavender plant. Lavender is in the mint family, and this fragrant shrub is cultivated across Asia, India, eastern...

What Is Cushing’s Syndrome (Hypercortisolism): Symptoms and Treatment

What is Cushing’s syndrome? Cushing’s syndrome, also known as hypercortisolism, describes distinct symptoms exhibited in individuals who suffer prolonged exposure to the hormone cortisol. The condition is very rare, as it only affects 10 to 15 per 1 million people...

How to Recover from Adrenal Fatigue with Amino Acid Adrenal Support

If you have adrenal fatigue, then you know what a profound impact the condition can have on your quality of life. Not only do adrenal fatigue patients suffer frequent exhaustion, but they also endure anxiety, insomnia, weight gain, and bouts...

The Female Athlete Triad: A Medical Syndrome with 3 Conditions

The female athlete triad isn’t one condition but a trio of interrelated health problems that vary in severity. Common in teenage and adult female athletes, these issues include: Energy deficiency, with or without disordered eating Menstrual disturbances and amenorrhea (abnormal...

Orthorexia: When Eating Healthy Becomes an Obsession

Orthorexia nervosa involves an obsession with “clean eating” and physical activity that align with a person’s health perceptions (whether true, unverified, or false), which they typically glean from an array of readily accessible sources—like social media, books, magazines, and health...

Recovering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A 9-Step Plan

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating long-term illness, yet its cause remains a mystery. CFS is also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), or systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID)—a new name that some health advocates insist more aptly describes the...

Understanding Adrenal Insufficiency and Addison’s Disease

Located just above the kidneys, the adrenal glands are responsible for the production of hormones crucial to regulating stress, blood pressure, and other bodily functions. In patients with Addison’s disease, the adrenal glands don’t make enough of these vital hormones....

What Is Adrenal Fatigue: Symptoms, Causes and Recovery

If you’re experiencing body aches, sleep disturbances, exhaustion, and other symptoms affecting your quality of life, you might be suffering from a lesser-known condition known as adrenal fatigue. Referring to a group of less-specific symptoms that affect a patient’s health...

5 Things You Should Know About Body Dysmorphic Disorder

It’s no secret that society puts pressure on people—particularly women—to look a certain way. However, some individuals experience more than mild concern about their weight or appearance. Body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD, refers to a condition in which patients experience...

10 Home Remedies for Headaches: How to Cure a Headache and Find Relief Fast

Almost everyone has experienced a dreaded headache, whether it’s one that causes a slight annoyance in your day or the kind that sends you to a dark room to lie down. There are more than 300 types of headaches, but...