Maintaining Balance in Unusual Times (Guest Post)

Posted on Friday, June 4th, 2010

We’ve finally arrived at the threshold of the long-awaited Summer of 2010. Stargazers have been wondering what this particular summer might bring because there is a rare alignment of planets in the sky. The last time they danced together was during the revolutionary mid-60s when the unexpected coincided with social unrest and an unraveling of […]

Why It’s So Hard to Tell Which Tooth Aches & Other News of Note

Posted on Friday, April 30th, 2010

Why It’s So Hard to Tell Which Tooth Has the Ache (Wired) When it comes to a toothache, the brain doesn’t discriminate. A new imaging study shows that to the brain, a painful upper tooth feels a lot like a painful lower tooth. The results, which will be published in the journal Pain, help explain […]

Guest Post: 12 More Natural Solutions to Alleviate Stress

Posted on Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Cross-posted Stress is the intensity of how you believe you can cope with an identified threat. It isn’t your actual ability to cope but your perception of your ability to cope. Stress becomes a problem when you think you can’t cope well with a perceived threat. Mild stress can be used to inspire you, build […]

Guest Post: How to Relieve Stress for Life

Posted on Friday, April 9th, 2010

Cross-posted Originally, a stress response meant a threat to our physical existence: a tiger was chasing us, a neighboring tribe was invading, our ship at sea was sinking. These events led to a perfect chemical condition in the body that helped us have more physical stamina to survive. We could either fight for our lives […]

Natural Remedies for Headache Pain

Posted on Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Last month, we ran a guest post on embracing change by holistic healer and spiritual counselor Dr. Christina Grant. We are pleased to welcome Dr. Grant as a regular guest blogger for Know Thy Health. Her columns will run on Fridays and are also available on her blog Dr. Grant Holistic. Working with clients both […]

Repairing Gums, Preventing Cancer & Other News of Note

Posted on Friday, February 5th, 2010

New Technology Aims to Repair the After-Effects of Gum Disease (Medical News Today) Advances in tissue engineering are offering the promise of being able to restore lost bone and gum tissue following periodontal disease. About a third of the population are affected by chronic inflammatory gum disease which can result in loss of the bone […]

How One Way of Dealing with Stress Could Wind Up Stressing You Out

Posted on Friday, January 29th, 2010

Stress is a normal part of life, but experience too much of it for too long, it starts to take a toll on your health.   julianrod/Flickr So we look for ways of managing it. We seek coping mechanisms, some of which can make us more stress-hardy (e.g., yoga, deep breathing, positive self-talk), and some […]

The Problem with Sour Candies & Other News of Note

Posted on Friday, January 29th, 2010

Sour Candy Like Battery Acid to Teeth (CBS News) Research indicates tooth enamel erodes in a pH of less than 4.0. More than two dozen popular candies were shown to have acid levels ranging from 3.0 pH down to 1.6 pH. “When they’re gummy or sticky, then they stick to our tooth surface,” said [dentist […]

4 Tips for Dealing with Holiday Stress

Posted on Monday, November 23rd, 2009

A repost from last year as the holiday season gets underway:   We all feel stress in our daily lives. Indeed, it’s a part of being human, and some of it is good for us. It can motivate us and help us get things done, and helps protect us in times of danger. But excess […]

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