As we age, our ability to ward off infection, colds and flu diminish. It is important to take precautions, and build our body’s defenses so it can protect us BEFORE we get sick. Alternative medicine’s use of herbs and botanicals can feed the immune system, and help us fight back!
Natural Preventative Health
Preventive or preventative health means living a certain way in order to prevent disease. In order to prevent sickness and disease a person must choose a lifestyle that promotes health.Many people are realizing that their lifestyles are actually causing illness and disease. By living a healthier lifestyle and making active choices for themselves, people can prevent disease and illness from occurring.
A healthy diet, the right amount of exercise, making use of natural therapies and avoiding as many pollutants and toxins as possible can provide a basis for a healthy lifestyle that is almost completely free from illness and disease. Learn more about being the healthiest you can be in your mind, body and spirit with these expert articles, tips and reviews.
Adults over the age of 65 have more of a challenge getting all the vitamins, nutrients and minerals needed for their bodies to stay strong and healthy. Learn about the sunshine vitamin, and how it can help reduce the risk of falls, breaks and even cancer!
Ancient Ayurvedic treatments are emerging in Western medicine with new interest and clinical tests. The Indian Gooseberry (Emblica officinalis), also known as the Amla plant is under study for its heart healthy and diabetic benefits.