Natural hair help: Hydrate and repair with argan oil

Natural hair help: Hydrate and repair with argan oil

Argan oil effectively protects against heat styling damage because of its protective oleic and linoleic fatty acids, which coat hair strands and prevent the outer layer, or cuticle, from lifting – all of which result in broken or split ends.

Lots of Hot Air: Bathroom Hand Dryers

Lots of Hot Air: Bathroom Hand Dryers

Likewise, drying your hands on your clothing, which about 41 percent of us do, is unsanitary.2And finally, like me, most people—about 75 percent—prefer paper towels to hot-air dryers.3. “Hand dryers can blow fecal material onto your hands, a study found—and the researchers are now switching to paper towels.” 13 April 2018.

Do You Have Pogonophobia?

Do You Have Pogonophobia?

But a 2014 study published in the Journal of Hospital Infection was even worse.8 After swabbing the beards of 408 male hospital workers, researchers found that their beards were so sterile that clean-shaven men were a full three times more likely to carry dangerous bacteria on their faces.

Why the type of pollen makes all the difference for allergy sufferers

Why the type of pollen makes all the difference for allergy sufferers

However, while these forecasts focus on the level of all pollens in the air, people suffer from allergic reactions to different types of pollen.

Flight attendant in coma after catching measles on plane from New York

Flight attendant in coma after catching measles on plane from New York

Israeli health officials warned people who were on board El Al flight 002 – which left John F Kennedy International Airport in New York City on 26 March and landed in Israel a day later – to seek medical care if they developed a fever, often the first sign of the highly contagious disease.

PRP for Hair Regeneration

PRP for Hair Regeneration

Anyone experiencing hair loss is essentially a good candidate for PRP treatments, but those with early hair loss tend to respond best; particularly in patients with “androgenic alopecia,” which is a genetically determined type of hair thinning that typically occurs along the top of the head both in men and women.

Bad Allergy Season—What Should We Do Now?

Bad Allergy Season—What Should We Do Now?

Finally, we often use herbal medicines and formulas that have passed the test of time in supporting the immune system in people with allergies as well as helping reduce risk of respiratory infection.

Childhood asthma and inflammation – the role of dietary fatty acids

Childhood asthma and inflammation – the role of dietary fatty acids

Natural Health News — Dietary intake of two fatty acids, omega-3 and omega-6, may have opposite effects on the severity of asthma in children and may also play opposite roles in modifying their response to indoor air pollution.

A natural cure for dandruff

A natural cure for dandruff

The condition isn’t just embarrassing, it’s also common: At least one in five people in the U.S. have dandruff, especially during dry seasons like winter.

Can You Guess the Top Five Dirtiest Items in Your Home?

Can You Guess the Top Five Dirtiest Items in Your Home?

Identifying high-risk items within a hotel room would allow housekeeping managers to strategically design cleaning practices and allocate time to efficiently reduce the potential health risks posed by microbial contamination in hotel rooms." The researchers from the University of Houston discovered an average of 67.6 colony forming units of bacteria per cubic centimeter on hotel remote controls .

How the Air Pollution Crisis Can Affect You

How the Air Pollution Crisis Can Affect You

But here in Louisiana, where we have the highest risk for ethylene oxide, they didn't do any of that." Company Denies Rapidly Rising Health Problems Linked to Air Pollution The people in St. John the Baptist Parish learned of their health risks after a 2010 assessment by IRIS showed chloroprene was far more dangerous than previously thought.

Better Bonding With Your Partner

Better Bonding With Your Partner

The study, which took place at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, found that one specific kind of date-night activity was associated with the release of a hormone that helps couples feel close with one another, and that was taking an art class together.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 20 heterosexual couples who were either married or living together.

Toxic Cruise Air

Toxic Cruise Air

Daniel Rieger, a transport officer at German environment group Nabu, says, “One cruise ship emits as many air pollutants as five million cars going the same distance because these ships use heavy fuel that on land would have to be disposed of as hazardous waste.”3 The highest readings on the ships were seen at the back, in the area near the smokestack.

Top Breathing Techniques for Better Health

Top Breathing Techniques for Better Health

• CP 20 to 40 seconds — Indicates mild breathing impairment, moderate tolerance to physical exercise and potential for health problems in the future (most folks fall into this category). • CP under 10 seconds — Serious breathing impairment, very poor exercise tolerance and chronic health problems.

Why Men Should Use Hemp Oil For Their Hair

Why Men Should Use Hemp Oil For Their Hair

Promotes Thicker, Stronger Hair Like we said hemp oil is packed with nutrients. Each of these nutrients adds a sleekness and shine to your hair that you just don’t get with other oil based cosmetics.

The 4 best plants that clean your indoor air

The 4 best plants that clean your indoor air

The 4 best plants that clean your indoor air The breeze of the wind has gotten colder now that the winter season has started. These four houseplants confirmed by scientists and NASA that will purify the air indoors : Garden mum: Garden mum is one of the best air-purifying plants found by NASA.

How Can Dental Floss Be Dangerous?

How Can Dental Floss Be Dangerous?

7 Researchers believe this is the first study to show an association between Oral-B Glide dental floss and higher exposure to PFAS — water- and grease-proof substances linked with numerous health problems.

Top Takeaways: NBJ's 2018 Global Supplement Business Report

Top Takeaways: NBJ's 2018 Global Supplement Business Report

Nutrition Business Journal's 2018 Global Supplement Business Report provides a collection of data tables and charts broken down by region and country, paired with insight from industry leaders. The report includes more than 100 data charts and 14 company profiles that will provide industry perspective and future insights.

Ben & Jerrys Lawsuit Moves Forward

Ben & Jerrys Lawsuit Moves Forward

Kravitz agreed, noting, "The court concludes that the facts alleged in the complaint are sufficient to support a plausible claim that consumers would be misled by Ben & Jerry's' statements into believing the company's ice cream products contain no traces of chemicals like glyphosate." 5 For all their talk about sustainable agricultural practices, if you look at Ben & Jerry's' ice cream labels, you'll notice that they don't mention organic.

Signs Your Body Needs to UNLOAD

Signs Your Body Needs to UNLOAD

So how do we know when our body has reached its peak and needs to UNLOAD? All of these factors can impact the body’s limit to reduce toxins and lower the body burden. Toxic symptoms often occur when our body has reached its peak capacity.

Clean Up Your Cleaning Products

Clean Up Your Cleaning Products

For more information on the properties of individual essential oils, be sure to check out our " Ultimate Guide to Herbal Oils ." Homemade Laundry Detergent and Bleach Alternative Once you dip your toe into the world of natural cleaning, you'll realize there's virtually no reason to resort to toxic chemical sprays and powders.

Air Pollution and Alzheimer’s Disease

Air Pollution and Alzheimer’s Disease

The study, which was conducted by a team of scientists from several institutions in the United States and Mexico, found that certain biomarkers commonly associated with Alzheimer’s disease were present in children, teenagers, and young adults living in an area with heavily polluted air.1 These results are based on an investigation focused on Metropolitan Mexico City, a region known to have air pollution problems significant enough for government officials to issue warnings recommending inhabitants remain indoors.

Experiencing Hair Loss? This Vitamin Deficiency May Be To Blame

Experiencing Hair Loss? This Vitamin Deficiency May Be To Blame

How to Get More Vitamin D Whether you’re concerned about hair loss, have a disease — such as Crohn’s disease or celiac disease — that has been associated with lower levels of vitamin D, or simply think that you might need a boost, there are plenty of ways to increase your intake.

Herbal Oil: Argan Oil Benefits and Uses

Herbal Oil: Argan Oil Benefits and Uses

Did you know that pure argan oil, called "liquid gold" 1 or "the Gold of Morocco" because of its outstanding health benefits, was once made with the help of tree goats — particularly their droppings?

What Is Empty Nose Syndrome?

What Is Empty Nose Syndrome?

However, ENS is becoming an increasingly recognized complication of sinus surgery, one that may occur in up to 20 percent of cases following a procedure known as turbinate resection.1 With no known cure, and the condition so severe that sufferers cannot even gain respite while they sleep, some describe it as a "life worse than death"2 — and many have committed suicide as a result.

STINK! Documentary Exposes Chemical Cancer in Products

STINK! Documentary Exposes Chemical Cancer in Products

In a telling conversation with Procter and Gamble,5 manufacturer of a long list of cleaning and personal care items, including Crest toothpaste, Dawn dish soap, Pampers diapers, Tide laundry detergent and Pantene shampoo, the representative claimed they didn’t add a carcinogenic chemical to their products, it was just “there.”6 Here’s a transcript of the conversation Whelan had:

Snoring’s Health Dangers

Snoring’s Health Dangers

The imaging showed that in both male and female subjects who snore or have obstructive sleep apnea, the left ventricle of the heart was more likely to be enlarged, suggesting damage is occurring within the main pumping chamber, which results in the heart having to work harder.

What is Intermittent Fasting

What is Intermittent Fasting

For example, data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination surveys have revealed that each 3 hour increase in nighttime fasting duration was associated with significantly lower C-reactive protein (an inflammatory biomarker) concentrations in women, who consumed less than 30% of their daily calories after 5 p.m. Other studies performed on mice have also shown that intermittent fasting protects against inflammation through protecting the gut against the impacts of stress.

Air Purifier Helps Reduce Blood Pressure

Air Purifier Helps Reduce Blood Pressure

Over a period of three days, the researchers paid close attention to the participants' exposure to fine particulate matter and blood pressure levels, monitoring both on a daily basis, with the goal of determining whether or not the two types of air filters had similar or differing cardioprotective potential.

Can the minerals found in your hair determine your risk of developing hay fever?

Can the minerals found in your hair determine your risk of developing hay fever?

Apart from confirming the differences in mineral requirements between men and women, the study suggested that measurements of minerals levels in your hair may be used as a determiner of your risk for certain diseases, one of which being hay fever.

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