alternative medicine

Saffron for Erectile Dysfunction

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What are the effects of both oral and topical application of the spice saffron for impotence in men? “Saffron has traditionally been considered an aphrodisiac.” The spice has been shown to improve Prozac-induced sexual dysfunction in women and men, significantly improving erectile function. If it… Read More »Saffron for Erectile Dysfunction

How Mindfulness Changes Your Brain

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How Mindfulness Changes Your Brain Mindfulness has a solid neuronal basis and there is increasing evidence of its salutary effect on emotional health and behavior. The Doctor Weighs In

How to Treat Bacterial Vaginosis

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Vitamin C is pitted head-to-head against antibiotics for bacterial vaginal infections. A study published in 1999 raised the exciting possibility that “cheap, simple, innocuous and ubiquitous vitamin C” supplements could prevent a condition known as preeclampsia, but after a decade of research, we realized that… Read More »How to Treat Bacterial Vaginosis

These 8 Life-Changing Tips Will Help You Age Well

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These 8 Life-Changing Tips Will Help You Age Well Ilchi Lee, the author of I’ve Decided to Live 120 Years shares his life-changing tips on how to feel content and fulfilled until the last moments of your life. The Doctor Weighs In

The Benefits of Slow Breathing

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There are all manner of purported hiccup “cures,” which include everything from chewing on a lemon, inhaling pepper, or, our dog’s favorite, eating a spoonful of peanut butter. In my video How to Strengthen the Mind-Body Connection, I talk about the technique I’m excited to… Read More »The Benefits of Slow Breathing

How to Treat Hiccups

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Nearly everyone has experienced hiccups, but what exactly are they? It used to be thought that a hiccup is just a simple muscle spasm of the diaphragm, but that was apparently disproven more than 40 years ago. Instead, hiccups involve a complex, orchestrated pattern of… Read More »How to Treat Hiccups