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Real Solutions for Back Pain - Julian Whitaker, MD 2017-09-22 13:00

80% of Americans have experienced back pain at some point, and we spend over $100 billion every year seeking relief, usually in the form of medication. While nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen do help, they come with long-term side effects. Allow me to suggest...

Health Benefits of Bergamot - Julian Whitaker, MD 2017-09-20 13:00

DID YOU KNOW that the characteristic aroma of Earl Grey comes from bergamot, a type of orange that grows in southern Italy? Beyond its distinctive fragrance and flavor, bergamot juice contains large amounts of several unique polyphenols—natural compounds which can protect against a range of me...

Benefits of Acupuncture Treatment - Julian Whitaker, MD 2017-09-15 13:05

DID YOU KNOW that acupuncture needles are so thin you barely feel more than a slight tingling sensation? Though acupuncture is most often used to relieve pain, the wide-ranging effects of this Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment make it a useful therapy for conditions ranging from asthma to i...

Treatments for Congestive Heart Failure - Julian Whitaker, MD 2017-09-13 13:00

To deal with congestive heart failure, conventional doctors prescribe drugs that reduce the heart's workload. But this doesn't address the real problem: the heart muscle is simply running out of steam. What patients need are therapies to energize the failing heart muscle. Here are five such ...

The Many Health Benefits of Garlic | Dr. Whitaker

It's an aromatic kitchen cure, it's been a medicinal staple for centuries, and if you believe the folklore, it even has the power to ward off vampires. The health benefits of garlic are abundant and longstanding. And it's no secret that if Big Pharma could patent this healing herb, the...

These Natural Therapies Can Help Prevent Asthma Attacks | Dr. Whitaker

Of the various natural therapies that have been shown to be effective in preventing asthma flare-ups and minimizing acute asthma attacks, one nutritional supplement stands out like a searchlight in the desert at night. Sadly, use of this natural, non-drug therapy is routinely ignored in emerge...

Little-Known Health Benefits of Probiotics | Dr. Whitaker

DID YOU KNOW that probiotics can improve our immune response to colds, flu, and infections? Though they're best known for their role in digestive health, research has shown that probiotics have many other benefits. Here's some of the evidence.

Determine the Cause of High Blood Pressure | Dr. Whitaker

Slick ads for blood pressure-lowering drugs bombard us every time we turn on the TV or open a magazine. But given the poor track record of the prescription meds used to treat hypertension, it's time we approach this issue differently: correcting the underlying factors that cause high blood pre...

Boost Nitric Oxide Levels to Improve Health | Dr. Whitaker

Nitric oxide plays a critical role in blood pressure and overall circulation, it fights off bacteria and parasites, and it can protect against dementia and other neurodegenerative disorders. To increase the levels of nitric oxide in the body, try beet juice—or one of my other suggestions.