Category Archives: Alternative Medicine

8 Amazing Benefits of Olive Leaf

The use of the olive leaf as a medicinal herb originated in Ancient Egypt. Not to be confused with olive oil, which is another part of the olive tree that is widely used all over the world in cooking and health and beauty products, the leaves of olive trees are packed full of polyphenolic antioxidants.…
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Growing trend of Alternative Medicine

There is a trending increase in the use of alternative and complementary medicine.  What this means is people are turning to other than traditional methods to treat or alleviate symptoms of chronic conditions. Twenty to thirty years ago we turned to our family physician for our health care needs.  We usually consulted the same physician…
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Cancer Prevention

Cancer is always a scary term.  It is estimated that one third to one half of all people will contract cancer.  Though strides are being made, cancer still remains a common and often deadly disease.  Conventional medicine is making some progress but for the most part conventional cancer treatment remains a difficult task. How do…
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Keeping our eyes healthy

As we age, our eyesight typically changes.  Diseases like glaucoma, other retinal conditions, macular degeneration and simple but annoying dry eyes become more common.  You might notice that your vision is not as clear as it once was or that it takes longer to focus when changing from reading to watching television.  Some of us…
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