Turmeric heated in almond milk with cinnamon and cayenne pepper eased a reader's hip bursitis pain better than medications.
New research indicates how psilocybin from mushrooms may be as effective as the antidepressant escitalopram in alleviating depression.
Many people find that acupressure wrist bands, correctly placed, can help them get the sleep they need without tossing and turning.
Find out about the pros and cons of a spice. Cinnamon offers health benefits, but be wary of potential health risks. How can you use it wisely?
When all else fails, nurses often resort to a constipation remedy called "Power Pudding." It contains bran, applesauce and prune juice.
No home remedies are known to be effective against a seborrheic keratosis, but one reader is enthusiastic about applying Pepto-Bismol.
Do you have a remedy to make hiccups go away? Drinking water plays a role in many remedies, but others call for a sharp flavor to do the trick.
Have you ever felt the need for a laxative? These medications are popular, but there are downsides to regular use.
Have you ever massaged Vicks VapoRub on your soles at night to get some sleep without coughing? Many readers find this is a helpful remedy.
Not every home remedy we get is good or safe. Advice to use bleach on athlete's foot shouldn't be followed. But lots of people disagree. Why?
Milk thistle extract can lower total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. It blocks the same enzyme as statins.
If you have ever wondered what to do to ease arthritis pain besides taking a pill, it's possible that a home remedy might just do the trick.
Several studies have produced conflicting results on the potential value of vitamin D3 for survival of COVID-19 patients. Which is right?
Most people taking red yeast rice to lower cholesterol do well with it. But a few experience side effects. What is the best RYR on the market?
Many people can manage diabetes that appears later in life through careful attention to what they eat and their physical activity.
One reader reports that apremilast (Otezla) works very well to control psoriasis. There are other options for people who can't afford Otezla.
Studies show that coffee drinkers are less likely to get heart failure or die of heart disease. Unfiltered coffee, though, is bad for you.
Some research suggests that an extract of the citrus fruit bergamot can lower cholesterol much as red yeast rice does. Is it right for you?
Researchers find that eating prunes (4-6 a day) could be good for your bones! Prunes have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity.
Many people are low in vitamin B12. Symptoms can include fatigue and forgetfulness. What could be behind high vitamin B12 levels?
Readers looking for supplements to ease IBS symptoms have found probiotics and enteric-coated peppermint oil can help.
Vitamin D supplements are extremely popular. Millions swallow little golden pills daily. But why are clinical trials producing such disappointing results?
A reader who loves long hikes reports that putting soap chips in her socks prevents leg cramps. We have a possible explanation.
There are health benefits of coffee and chocolate as well as tea. You don't have to feel guilty about your beverage!
Getting turmeric and its active ingredient curcumin into the bloodstream may require special formulations to maximize turmeric's benefits.
A diet that has little seafood, red meat, soft drinks or beer and lots of cherries and celery seed may reduce the risk of a gout attack.
Researchers studying more than 119,000 people for decades found that those following any of several healthful diets live longer and better.
Elderberry rob. a homemade concentrate of berries and spices, is used as a type of hot toddy to ease cold symptoms. Have you tried it?
Scientists know that herbs can interact with drugs. They have not done many studies on herb interactions with other herbs.
A Danish study found that people who eat chocolate are less likely to have atrial fibrillation. Does chocolate really help prevent Afib?
A number of natural remedies for constipation work well. They include eating two kiwifruit or a pumpkin-bran muffin daily.
Women following a Mediterranean type eating pattern around the time of conception and during pregnancy have better pregnancy outcomes.
Many physicians prescribe drugs to lower LDL cholesterol and inflammation. Walnuts are also good at lowering cholesterol and inflammation.