Easy Health Options® :: What triggers cold sores to flareup?
Herpes simplex virus-1, the “cold sore” virus, is extremely common. It’s believed to be present in more than half of all Americans. That doesn't make it any easier to deal with when cold sores flareup. Gaining a better understanding of the virus may...
Easy Health Options® :: A link between surgery and Alzheimer’s and the vitamin that may help
Researchers are on the heels of one of the most dreaded diseases of our time, Alzheimer's. No cure has been discovered, but various factors, including lifestyle interventions, some to practice and some to avoid, may decrease risk. One you may not have heard of is surgery...
Easy Health Options® :: How opioids sabotage your ‘feel good’ receptors to make pain worse
Emotional pain can cause chronic pain and chronic pain can cause emotional pain. It’s a bidirectional relationship that's made worse when opioids enter the mix. So, while taking these painkillers can make you feel better early on, over time, they only make your problems worse.
Easy Health Options® :: Resveratrol found to fight effects of a high-fat diet and Alzheimer’s
There appears to be a connection between a diet high in saturated fat and brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s. As researchers explore this link, they’ve discovered that a particular nutrient may help protect the brain in those consuming high-fat diets…
Easy Health Options® :: How a nutritional deficiency can starve your heart following surgery
Heart surgery is a dangerous procedure. And the recovery is certainly no walk in the park. Even though your doctor may keep a close check on you, there’s one area that recent researchers have found a big gaping hole. Some people are developing malnutrition related to their surgery and that leads not only to complications but poor recovery.
Easy Health Options® :: The answer to gum disease found in fish oil
By the age of 65, there’s over a 70 percent chance that you will suffer from periodontal disease. But a new study has found a simple and less invasive possibility for reversing the damage of periodontal disease, one that’s good for your whole body to fight inflammation.
Easy Health Options® :: Another big win for the sunshine vitamin in the cancer battle
For years, doctors and researchers have seen a tantalizing connection between vitamin D and cancer. Yet, that connection has always been just out of reach. Now, a brand-new look at that VITAL study data has once again delved into the connection between vitamin D and cancer and found good news for us all — an up to 38 percent reduction of metastatic or fatal cancers.
Easy Health Options® :: The ‘no-bloat, no-gas’ prebiotic that reduces liver fat and inflammation
Fatty liver may be one of the most rampant diseases of our time. Yet, while it is inarguably scary, progressing silently and without symptoms until you end up with cirrhosis or cancer, it’s also highly preventable. In fact, researchers have discovered a simple and inexpensive way to help your liver slim down with a gut-healthy prebiotic you can find in certain foods and supplements.
Easy Health Options® :: Delay frailty with higher doses of the sunshine vitamin
From preventing osteoporosis to shoring up your immune system, vitamin D is one of the most important supplements you can take. But most people are barely getting the minimum when there's good reason to get more. To avoid frailty, stay strong, fit and active, higher amounts matter.