Feeling stressed and looking for healthy ways to manage it? Could be that your fight-or-flight response is in overdrive. And your vagus nerve may be the key to downshifting your anxiety levels. Find out what your vagus nerve is and how it can help you discover calm.
There’s been a lot of buzz around ashwagandha these days. So what is it and does it really work? Learn more from an integrative medicine specialist.
Black cohosh, an ancient herbal remedy, has recently been touted as a possible remedy for hot flashes, the most common and uncomfortable symptom of menopause. Here’s what it is, how it’s used and what it can and can’t do for you.
Created in the 17th century, homeopathy remains popular today even though there’s limited research to support its validity.
Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old medical system that uses natural and holistic approaches to keeping your mind, body and spirit healthy. Is it right for you?
There’s so much more to lavender than just it’s soothing scent. Here’s what you should know about this perennial plant, including its many health benefits, how to use it and the best form to take it in.
Beyond smelling great, used correctly, essential oils can also help improve your mood and health. With a variety of types and scents, essential oils can help you relax after a long day.
Kratom is one of those plants that you may assume is a safer, natural alternative to other drugs. But don’t be fooled: There’s a dark side to kratom-derived pills, powders and teas. An integrative medicine specialist explains why “natural” doesn’t always mean safe when it comes to kratom.
Both your ancestry and ethnicity offer clues about your health risks. Find out how much they contribute to the big picture.
Qigong is rooted in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) principles which state that qi, or energy, is present in everyone’s body. Learn more about the benefits of this ancient practice.