Women Share What It’s Really Like to Live with Hypothyroidism

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Women’s Health

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Hypothyroidism, or under-active thyroid disease, is a condition in which there are lower than healthy thyroid hormone levels in the bloodstream. Since the thyroid is responsible for regulating metabolism, digestion, healthy bones and muscles, heart function, and brain function, the effects of an imbalance are very far-reaching. (1) Hypothyroidism is more common among women than…

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Are Organ Meats Good for You?

Pierre Van Zyleat, Heal, Health Awareness, Lunch + Dinner

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Organ meats are often perceived with disgust by some people, but they may be more nutritious than you think. If you’re vegan or vegetarian, this isn’t meant to change your mind, but if you’re not, organ meats may be worth a try. And for those who’ve been enjoying liver and kidney recipes for years, keep…

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Are Organ Meats Good for You?

Pierre Van Zyleat, Heal, Health Awareness, Lunch + Dinner

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Organ meats are often perceived with disgust by some people, but they may be more nutritious than you think. If you’re vegan or vegetarian, this isn’t meant to change your mind, but if you’re not, organ meats may be worth a try. And for those who’ve been enjoying liver and kidney recipes for years, keep…

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This Cuddly, Microwaveable Sloth Soothes Stress, Aches, and Pains

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness, Move, Pain Relief, Women’s Health

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Red alert! You can now buy an adorable plush sloth toy that actually doubles as a versatile home remedy. We can’t get over how cute it is. The Intelex Warmies Cozy Plush Sloth is only twenty bucks on Amazon, and it makes for a wonderful gift. It’s a great companion to help young children above…

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6-Year-Old Girl Was Diagnosed With an Aggressive Brain Tumor. Two Weeks Later, Her Little Brother Received the Same Diagnosis

Pierre Van ZylCancer, Heal, Health Awareness, parenting

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A couple in Torrance, Los Angeles probably had the worst two weeks of their lives when both of their children were diagnosed with brain cancer. Duncan and Nohea Avery were terrified when their 6-year-old princess, Kalea was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a deadly and aggressive brain tumor. Two weeks after her diagnosis and surgery, the high…

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What are Tree Resins and Do They Have Health Benefits?

Pierre Van ZylHeal

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Tree resin from coniferous trees has deep roots in traditional medicine for healing burns and wounds. Tree resins have made appearances in cultures all over the world, from Ayurvedic medicine and ancient Egyptian healing to Traditional Chinese Medicine and Aboriginal medicine of Australia. (1, 2) You probably know more about tree resins than you might…

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Natural Evidence-Based Ways to Clear Excess Throat Mucus, Fast

Pierre Van ZylDIY Remedies & Green Beauty, Heal, Health Awareness, Men’s Health, Women’s Health

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A feeling excess of mucus in your throat is a highly unfavorable sensation. A buildup can have you feeling as if something is stuck, and the urge to clear your throat can be both persistent and frustrating. In many cases, an infection in the upper respiratory tract may be the cause, however, conditions like allergies,…

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Teenager’s Near-Death Experience with Stevens Johnson Syndrome from Lamictal Prescription

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness

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“I could have died. I’m glad I didn’t”. Those are the words of 14-year-old Ashley Silverman, who found herself on the other side of a harrowing medical emergency that almost killed her. (1) Silverman had been experiencing mood swings, which her psychiatrist thought severe enough to treat with the prescription drug, Lamictal (lamotrigine). “I thought…

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British Student with Extreme Tooth Decay Says Energy Drinks ‘Completely Ruined His Life’

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness, News + Discoveries

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21-year-old Vinnie Pyner from Margate, Southeast England claims energy drinks have changed his future, and it’s not for the better. His teeth have endured extreme decay, and its thought to be from excessive consumption of Monster Energy Drinks. He started taking the beverage in 2017 because it helped him stay up and alert to study….

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Eat More Broccoli (Including the Stems): It can help prevent heart attack, cancer, constipation, and much more!

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness, Healthy Aging + General Wellness

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It turns out the love-it-or-hate-it cruciferous veggie that’s prevented countless young children from earning their dessert has an extensive amount of health benefits. Don’t limit broccoli’s merit to just the head- broccoli stalks, leaves, and sprouts are not to be taken lightly. The next time you see a grocery store selling broccoli heads without the…

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Reasons Why Your Legs Cramp Up At Night and How to Fix It

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Pain Management

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Waking up to sudden, painful muscle spasms in your leg isn’t only uncomfortable, the effects of interrupted sleep can often lead to feeling more stressed, having less energy, and not being at your best in general. Explore the most common causes of nocturnal leg cramps (sudden painful muscle cramps that occur while sleeping or during…

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Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy the Key to Treating Fibromyalgia?

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Pain Management

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Fibromyalgia is a tricky condition to diagnose and an even trickier one to treat. The painful condition that affects women more often than men isn’t even widely recognized throughout the medical community, making the hunt for treatments a slow going process. But a team of researchers point to one potential treatment as a viable option…

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Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy the Key to Treating Fibromyalgia?

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Pain Management

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Fibromyalgia is a tricky condition to diagnose and an even trickier one to treat. The painful condition that affects women more often than men isn’t even widely recognized throughout the medical community, making the hunt for treatments a slow going process. But a team of researchers point to one potential treatment as a viable option…

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The Cause of Alzheimer’s Could Be Coming From Inside Your Mouth, Study Claims

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness, Healthy Aging + General Wellness, Learn, Men’s Health, Mental Health, News + Discoveries, Women’s Health

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Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative neurological condition that is known for its debilitating symptoms, such as memory loss, confusion, and loss of identity. The two hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease is the formation of plaques (beta-amyloid) and tangles (tau proteins)in the brain. Over time, these build up to a point where symptoms begin to develop and, eventually,…

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Perspectives: Choosing to Die Before Dementia Takes Over

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Healthy Aging + General Wellness

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Annie Zwijnenberg died in her sleep at 81 years old, surrounded by her beloved family members and a medical team that had cared for her for some time. But she didn’t die of natural causes. Her doctor administered a lethal injection, several hours after she ingested a deadly glassful of sedative. And that’s exactly how…

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Researchers Treat HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Without Chemo

Pierre Van ZylCancer, Heal

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HER2-positive breast cancer is a type of aggressive cancer marked by uncontrolled production of breast cells. About 20% of women and men diagnosed with breast cancer have HER2-positive cancer, specifically. (1) How is HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Usually Treated? Currently, oncologists treat HER2-positive breast cancer patients with surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or targeted treatments like Herceptin (trastuzumab),…

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6 Warning Signs You Don’t Have Enough Oxygen in Your Blood

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness

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Imagine you’re at the gas station filling up your car. The numbers on the pump are whizzing by, but it seems to take much longer than usual to top up the tank. That’s when you notice the leak. You’ve been wasting fuel and money and don’t have a full tank of gas to show for…

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Scientist May Have Discovered a Drug that Fixes Cavities and Regrows Teeth

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness, Healthy Aging + General Wellness

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Professor Paul Sharpe of King’s College London Dental Institute thinks he’s found a revolutionary new way to treat tooth decay: by teaching your body to regenerate damaged teeth in a short period of time. Cavity Fillings vs. Tideglusib To start, it will help to understand a little about how your body usually responds to damage…

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Is MuTaTo the Cure for Cancer We’ve Been Looking For?

Pierre Van ZylCancer, Heal

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“We believe we will offer in a year’s time a complete cure for cancer.â€� This is a bold statement made by Dan Aridor, chairman of the board of an Israeli company known as Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies. Aridor is talking about a pre-clinical treatment, MuTaTo, which was developed by Ilan Morad and a team of researchers…

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Moms Of 3 Are More Stressed Than Those With Any Other Number Of Children

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Learn, parenting, Personal Growth + Development, Women’s Health

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It doesn’t make a lot of sense at first thought that three kids cause more stress than four and above. However, research seems to indicate that three may be the most problematic. Having kids always means there will be some stressful days. From infancy to adulthood, you will have put in a lot of time,…

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Take Magnesium To Relieve These 6 Health Conditions

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness, Learn, Men’s Health, News + Discoveries, Pain Management, Pain Relief, Women’s Health

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Magnesium is one of the most important mineral elements needed by the body. It’s believed to play the role of a supporting factor in more than 300 biochemical processes that the body undergoes. Magnesium can be obtained naturally from many foods we consume, or taken as a dietary supplement in form of tablets and syrups….

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‘Eye-opening’ Dementia Breakthrough Announced Today by USC Researchers

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Healthy Aging + General Wellness, Learn, Men’s Health, News + Discoveries, Women’s Health

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The Alzheimers Society has recognized a recent study by the University of California. Their finding suggested that an early onset indicator of dementia is leaky blood vessels in the brain. This new finding could lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment to reverse or delay this neurological disease. Eye-opening results presented themselves to a team of…

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Meet the Cambridge scientist on verge of curing Multiple Sclerosis

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness, Learn, Men’s Health, News + Discoveries, Pain Management, Women’s Health

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, affecting 2.3 million people in our world. MS is as an immune-mediated disease, where the immune system attacks the protective myelin sheath which covers nerve fibers, causing communication issues between your brain and the rest of your body. Eventually, the disease can cause…

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20 Anti-Inflammatory Snacks Your Gut Will Thank You For

Pierre Van ZylBreakfast, Desserts, Digestion, eat, Heal, Health Awareness, Learn, Lunch + Dinner, Men’s Health, Snacks + Sides, Weight Loss, Women’s Health

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Learning how your body responds to inflammatory foods (like carbs and gluten) can play an important role in our health. Although some inflammation can help our bodies ward off infections from bacteria and viruses, excess (or chronic inflammation) can lead to autoimmune diseases like arthritis, lupus, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, and more. Thankfully, one way to help decrease inflammation…

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Hydrogen Peroxide Can Help Clear Ear Wax, but what about Ear Infections?

Pierre Van ZylDIY Remedies & Green Beauty, Heal, Health Awareness, Learn, Make, News + Discoveries, Pain Management

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Hydrogen peroxide is a common disinfectant in the household first-aid kits. It’s widely used in homes to clean floors, toilets, sinks, wash-hand basins and door handles. Mild, 3% concentrations of it can be used to clean cuts and wounds. Due to its powerful antimicrobial properties, hydrogen peroxide is used as a bleaching agent. It’s also…

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New Research: Eating Just Two Of These Nuts Could Prevent Cancer, Anxiety, Depression, Heart Attack, and More

Pierre Van ZylCancer, eat, Heal, Health Awareness, Healthy Aging + General Wellness, Snacks + Sides

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Brazil nuts come from the Bertholletia excelsa tree, which is in the Lecythidaceae family and found in the Amazon. In Brazil, they are known as semilla de Brazil, which means Brazilian seed. Brazil nuts are often eaten raw or blanched, and although they are called nuts they are actually seeds. In the tropics, monkeys and birds…

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Doctors Warn Not to Use Ginger If You’re On Any Of These Medications

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness, Learn, Men’s Health, News + Discoveries, Women’s Health

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Ginger (Zingiber officinal) is a plant used for centuries as a medicine, commonly to reduce nausea, relieve pain and aid in digestion. It is a common ingredient in many foods and beverages. Ginger can also be used as a supplement and comes in various forms, including concentrated tablets, liquid tinctures, and juices. While it has…

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8 Stretches You Should Do Every Morning To Feel Strong, Flexible And Grounded

Pierre Van ZylFitness + Yoga, Heal, Health Awareness, Learn, Men’s Health, Move, Pain Relief, Weight Loss, Women’s Health

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There’s nothing quite like a good stretch. It feels great, and can make a world of difference in a healthy and balanced lifestyle. A few minutes in your morning routine devoted to stretching can be the perfect way to start your day. Many people with desk jobs develop tension or pain, and simply starting an…

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An Effective 12 Minute Yoga session to help improve bone density and manage osteoporosis

Pierre Van ZylFitness + Yoga, Heal, Healthy Aging + General Wellness, Move, Pain Management, Pain Relief, Personal Growth + Development, Women’s Health

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Pretty much everyone and their grandma know what yoga is these days. People rave about yoga’s benefits, including improved flexibility and reduced stress. Some people even lose weight, improve their heart health, and become mindful eaters by practicing yoga [1]! In fact, there’s another advantage of this form of exercise that people often overlook: strong…

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Sulfur: A Forgotten Mineral and Novel Supplement

Pierre Van Zyleat, Heal, Health Awareness

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Sulfur is the third topmost mineral in your body (15). It is found in your brain, bones, hair, muscles, and skin and plays a vital role in hundreds of physiological processes. Sulfur doesn’t get the attention of other minerals and vitamins like magnesium which can help relieve muscle cramps and improve your sleep, calcium which…

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Is chocolate really better than cough medicine?!

Pierre Van Zyleat, Heal, Health Awareness, Learn, News + Discoveries

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All singers know to avoid chocolate before a performance.  When you eat chocolate it can create extra mucus, which is not desirable for singing. However, when you have a cough, it actually helps to coat your throat and soothe irritation that would normally cause you to cough. In fact, according to some research, it may…

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Woman Lost 125 Pounds by Making One Tiny Change Week by Week

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness, Weight Loss, Women’s Health

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Weight loss has never been considered a journey for the faint-hearted. Some people would rather resort to surgical fat removal than embark on diets and regular workouts. A survey published on Health.com explains that 2 out of 5 people who embark on diets give up after the first seven days. Another grim statistic is that…

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Bad cough that won’t quit part of winter virus going around

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness, Learn

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It’s not a cold or the flu, but one winter sickness comes with warnings from medical professionals. Although seasonal colds and the flu are going around, there is another virus that is making its rounds. For some, they are experiencing a bad cough that won’t go away. The past few weeks, there have been many reports…

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The Health Benefits of Adding Fiber To Your Diet

Pierre Van ZylDigestion, eat, Heal, Learn, News + Discoveries

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    Americans on average only eat about half the daily recommended amount of fiber.  It’s an essential component of the food we eat, and it may help you live longer. In studies, it has been shown to help prevent and fight type 2 diabetes. It has also been shown to help prevent heart attacks and stroke. What The Studies Show A recently…

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86-Year-Old Woman Loses 120 Pounds by Walking in Her Living Room Every Day

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Healthy Aging + General Wellness, Learn, Personal Growth + Development

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A lot of people would wonder why any elderly person would bother with weight loss. Really, aren’t they supposed to be relaxing and not stressing themselves out in their golden years? Well, they’re about to be re-schooled by Jessica Slaughter, an 86-year-old grandmother from St Louis, Missouri. This determined senior citizen went down from a…

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86-Year-Old Woman Loses 120 Pounds by Walking in Her Living Room Every Day

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Healthy Aging + General Wellness, Learn, Personal Growth + Development

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A lot of people would wonder why any elderly person would bother with weight loss. Really, aren’t they supposed to be relaxing and not stressing themselves out in their golden years? Well, they’re about to be re-schooled by Jessica Slaughter, an 86-year-old grandmother from St Louis, Missouri. This determined senior citizen went down from a…

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Why Are People With Blood Type O So Special?

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness, Learn

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There are a lot of theories on how personalities are formed. While most of this information is interesting, it’s not really based on science. We all know there are four types of blood: A, B, AB, and O. What makes type O blood so special? Historically, it is believed that type O’s observed their environment…

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Smarter Babies Need Less Sleep and Wake Up Through the Night, Experts Claim

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness, Learn, Personal Growth + Development

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Worrying about babies who don’t get much sleep at night may not be necessary, according to infant development experts. Smarter babies can’t sleep without interruption, and it isn’t something to fuss over. Actually, parents should be happy their little ones aren’t sleeping like they’re on cloud nine all night. This has been reported to mean…

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Smarter Babies Need Less Sleep and Wake Up Through the Night, Experts Claim

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness, Learn, Personal Growth + Development

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Worrying about babies who don’t get much sleep at night may not be necessary, according to infant development experts. Smarter babies can’t sleep without interruption, and it isn’t something to fuss over. Actually, parents should be happy their little ones aren’t sleeping like they’re on cloud nine all night. This has been reported to mean…

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13 healthy foods that will help clear your arteries

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness, Healthy Aging + General Wellness

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When arteries clog, it can lead to a problem for the whole body.  Unlike a house whose plumbing has become blocked, Unfortunately, we cannot call a plumber to deal with our arteries. The condition related to clogged arteries is called arteriosclerosis. It occurs when plaque builds on the arterial walls and begin to narrow them…

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