During menopause women are more prone to suffering from high cholesterol, high blood pressure, osteoporosis and diabetes. Hence, food plays a very important role in controlling these and other negative symptoms of menopause, such as difficulty sleeping, hot flashes, mood swings and bouts of depression. To make this period easier to bear, there are certain […]

The changing seasons and the arrival of the cold makes us more sad and apathetic. The climate has a significant influence on our mood and, just as we feel happier when the good weather comes along, fog, rain and all the signs of winter give our body and our mind the blues. We all know […]

Evening primrose is an edible plant with many properties, although from the medicinal point of view the most interesting part are the seeds of its flowers, from which, by means of a cold extrusion process, evening primrose oil is extracted. The plant is native to North America and throughout history it has been used by […]

This is important, because otherwise the consequences could be serious. If you are one of those nocturnal beings that thinks that with 5 hours of sleep per night you will be fine, stop for a moment. You might be able to do it, but it is not healthy. Work that drags on until the early […]

We have repeated it time and time again, changes in the weather affect us and play havoc with our defences. Our immune system is affected and colds are common at this time. Coughs, runny noses, prickly throats… The respiratory system is extremely sensitive and medicinal plants can be very beneficial and help to prevent autumn […]

A kilo here, another one there, and suddenly your clothes don’t fit and jokes about your fat stomach are starting to bother you. Getting older goes with gaining weight, even when you are sticking to a healthy diet. A sedentary lifestyle, social factors, hormonal imbalance, medication and genetic factors can all play a part. But […]

Dopamine is one of the major neurotransmitters in our nervous system. It is essential for perceiving and processing emotions and feelings related to well-being, motivation and attention. And it seems that nowadays we are all searching for it desperately to help us cope with the overabundance of information, our endless work hours and our busy […]

With the change of season or at times of stress, many people suffer from rashes or other scalp conditions that can cause itchiness and dandruff. The problem is that we often don’t know any effective remedies to treat these conditions and we apply treatment that is probably not a long term solution (for example; anti-dandruff […]

In a previous post, we spoke about the new diseases or diseases 2.0, diseases that have begun to appear due to the excessive use of technology. And today we’re bringing you another one: Electromagnetic hypersensitivity. This condition has existed for some time but is now increasing due to the use of Wi-Fi routers and mobile […]

Acid reflux is a common health condition which causes heartburn or discomfort that can move up from the stomach into the esophagus and even up to the throat. It is commonly believed that this condition is caused by an excess of acid in the stomach, and it is usually treated with medication that blocks the […]