Q and A

Q&A: Can turmeric help soothe psoriasis?

Research on using turmeric to treat psoriasis is still relatively new but results are encouraging that it can be safe and effective.

Q&A: What can I do about restless legs?

Restless leg syndrome – sometimes called the “twitchy-itchies” – can be painful, make sleep difficult and make it harder to function during the day. Here’s some helpful tips on natural treatments.

Q&A: How do I know if I have chronic inflammation?

Inflammation doesn’t generally have any telltale signs – but some aspects of your lifestyle may help you understand if you are at risk.

Q&A: Do ‘meat-reducers’ get enough protein?

Most of us eat twice as much protein as we need – with potentially dire health consequences. Meat reduction may be a way of restoring balance

Q&A: Is sunscreen making my man infertile?

A Danish researcher has asserted that chemicals commonly found in cosmetics could be contributing to a wave of male infertility – is it true?

Q&A: Acid versus alkali foods

If you want to help maintain the alkaline balance of your body, you don’t need to eat only alkaline foods, just make sure they make up a good percentage of your diet

Q&A: Natural help for healing stomach ulcers

Liquorice root is just one of many functional food and natural herbal approaches that can support healing a stomach ulcer.

Q&A: Natural remedies for influenza

Herbal remedies, taken as teas or essential oils, can help relieve symptoms of the flu

Q&A: What to do about leg cramps?

Leg cramps can have multiple causes, which doctors can’t always identify or treat; try these helpful alternatives

Q&A: What’s the best type of water filter?

Lots of us worry about water quality and want to know what the best type of filtration is; but what’s ‘best’ often depends on what you want to filter out