According to the National Institute on Aging, “as many as 2.4 to 4.5 million Americans are living with [Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)],” and, as the American population ages, some experts believe as many as 41 million people will be affected by the year 2020. AD progresses over time and basically goes through three broad stages—the firstRead More →

Anxiety can happen to everyone, but when it reduces your quality of life, it ultimately results in immune system problems, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Things people can do to help with anxiety symptoms include avoiding and eating certain foods, exercising, and dealing with psychological symptoms. Another thing that may help anxietyRead More →

Although researchers are discovering the health benefits and powerful influences achieved through aromatherapy, people need to be cautious. Essential oils have chemical properties, and they can affect the mind. Also, because many oils are highly concentrated, if applied topically, they can enter the bloodstream. This means people with chronic health problems, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, orRead More →