Reishi Mushrooms: Traditional Medicine for Cancer, Diabetes and More - Reishi mushrooms, also called lingzhi mushrooms, are a species of medicinal mushroom characterized by their kidney-shaped cap and tough texture. Though widely appreciated throughout the countries of their native Asia, reishi are especially venerated in China. In fact, practitioners of ancient Chinese medicine have been prescribing reishi for a host of medical conditions such as high blood pressure and fatigue for at least 2,000 years. Even today, reishi are held in high regard by the Chinese, and have retained their traditional nickname, the "Mushrooms of Immortality." Below are some of the health benefits attributed to reishi.
6 Things That Can Hurt Your Willpower When Dieting - It’s a place we’ve all been. You are working hard to lose weight and you feel like you have been doing pretty well, but sooner or later your will power fades and you start to plateau or even gain weight. This is pretty common and the truth is that living a healthy, lean life is tough. But as luck would have it, there are a few particular things that most people do which can make life unnecessarily hard.
Top Ways to Keep Stress at Bay - A high level of stress is not good for anyone. When a person is constantly exposed to stress, the individual can develop anxiety disorders. People suffering from high levels of stress can exhibit uncontrollable behaviors related to acute stress such as anger and frustration. This should be avoided as much as possible. Fortunately, coping with stress is not that difficult anymore. There are foolproof ideas to keeping high levels of stress at bay.
Got funky Breath? Here are Some Causes – and Fixes - Got chronic halitosis? If you do, chances are that your friends haven't told you, because, well, they're your friends and they don't want to hurt your feelings. But halitosis -- bad breath, as it is more commonly known -- is a common problem, so you might have a problem and just not know it. How common is halitosis? According to the Academy of General Dentistry, about 80 million people suffer from chronic bad breath. But there is good news: Finding a cure for this embarrassing condition is very much possible, if you first know what causes it.
Top 4 Reasons Your Health is Deteriorating - content/uploads/2014/03/slide-4-health-problems.png" alt="slide-4-health-problems" width="600" height="300" /> It seems we have many things to blame for our deteriorating health. We have our less than stellar genetics, our chronological age, and other "unknown factors". However, these are not the main reasons our health is going downhill, and it's time to reveal the main culprits.