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June 12, 2013
Can Cranberry Juice Treat Bladder Infections?
Cranberries may reduce the recurrence of urinary tract infections, but their role in treating infections is limited.
June 7, 2013
Bacterial Vaginosis and Diet
A more plant-based diet may help prevent vaginal infections, one of the most common gynecological problems of young women.
June 5, 2013
Lavender for Migraine Headaches
A placebo-controlled clinical trial of lavender essential oil aromatherapy shows it to be an effective migraine therapy.
June 3, 2013
Lavender for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
In a double-blind study, lavender oil worked as well as the valium-like drug lorazepam (Ativan) for relief of persistent anxiety, though there are concerns about estrogenic effects.
April 29, 2013
Flax Seeds For Breast Pain
A tablespoon a day of ground flaxseeds appears to improve ovarian function and is considered a first-line therapy for breast pain associated with one's period (cyclical mastalgia).
April 24, 2013
Plant-Based Diets For Breast Pain
Plant-based diets appear to offer relief from a variety of menstrual symptoms, including cramping, bloating, and breast pain (cyclical mastalgia).
March 29, 2013
Flaxseed vs. Diabetes
A tablespoon of daily ground flax seeds for a month appears to improve fasting blood sugars, triglycerides, cholesterol, and hemoglobin A1c levels in diabetics.
March 8, 2013
Herbal Tea Update: Rooibos & Nettle
Rooibos (red) tea may reduce stress levels by suppressing adrenal gland function. Nettle tea is mineral rich but may have estrogenic side effects.
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