Essential oils can be an extremely useful and effective way to support your body. In their very nature, essential oils are extremely pure products. The purer an essential oil is, the more refined it is, which means it begins to act more like a chemical.
Brrrr... it really is cold out there! Offering your kidneys the little extra love and support they need this time of year isn’t too tricky. Here are 3 simple ways to care for your kidneys this winter.
Homeopathy works to remind the body how to heal itself. It does this through something we call, a remedy. Since it won’t interfere with medications, homeopathy can be useful to support healing for just about any health condition.
Wham! You get hit. Now you’re worried about a concussion. When we talk about concussions, what is it that’s happened to your brain?
The media and medical community have been making it sound as though everyone ought to get a flu shot. But does it really help? Is it really necessary? If you find yourself asking these questions, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s dive right in.
Already dreading cold and flu season? Well, we’ve got some good news for you! Keeping your family healthy this fall might not be impossible after all. Learn what you can do right now to help the sickness not get you later.
What is strep throat anyway? Strep is a bacteria we all have present in our bodies. When you come down with strep throat it means you have caught a virus which causes an overgrowth of the strep bacteria.
Ever wondered why allergies can vary so much from person to person?
Think of it like this: each of our bodies have our own bucket-sized ability for how many hormones, toxins, chemicals, or allergens we can handle. Everyone has a little different capacity...
When you feel a bit tight on time, here's a Dr. Brad-recommended, full-body workout that will take you just 10 minutes! Do it at home in your living room or maybe even your kitchen.
The reason all medications have some kind of side effect or stop working all together is because medications cause a nutritional deficiency somewhere in your body. Common medication side effects show up when....
For those of us who call Minnesota home, we are professionals at surviving the winter. But most people here in Minnesota don’t realize that the time to start preparing your body for winter is as soon as fall begins.
If you’ve ever had a kidney stone, then you know beyond a shadow of a doubt that you never, ever want to have another one. Ouch.
You might be surprised to know that each time they go in and break up kidney stones, it gives the person temporary relief but puts that person more at risk for future kidney stones. Why?
Whether we’re talking about adult or child bed wetting, the number one cause is a kidney deficiency. You read that right. Bed wetting is most commonly a result of a weak kidney system.
Unfortunately, your kidneys can often be the very last thing a western doctor will think of.
Pink eye occurs when bacteria are infecting the eye. It’s not uncommon for pink eye to flair up for kids in the first few weeks after going back to school. Why is that? There are many factors to consider...
Last time you got the cough, how did you pass the nights? Did you endure the rib-shattering coughing fits or did you slide down a little cough syrup? Have you ever wondered how that cough syrup magically coats your throat to keep the coughing at a minimum?
Cough syrups solving and treating our illness, they only suppress and bury the problem. But guess what? There’s another option.
Statistics show that most ear “infections” aren’t “infections” at all. Instead most are simply ear inflammations. Antibiotics will only clear the inflammation, but antibiotics won’t solve the core problem behind the ear infection.
First, mince fresh garlic into a glass container (old dropper bottles always work well). Fill the container ¾ full of garlic. Next, add just enough olive oil to fully cover the garlic in the bottle.
Looking for something to help loosen congestion? Relieve sinus pressure? Want to chase away pain in your nose or around your eyes? Onion packs might just be the helpful solution you were looking for, especially if you’ve suffered, or are suffering, from pneumonia or bronchitis—this is definitely the way to go! The onions heal by opening pores, relieving congestion, and drawing mucous away from the lungs.
A ginger bath is the first and very best thing you can do for your kids when they get sick. Whether your child’s symptoms are nasal or lung congestion, the flu bug or a bad cough, a ginger bath is one of the best natural remedies that can help stimulate the immune system to give the body that extra boost it needs.
In Minnesota, parents still have the right to decide whether or not to vaccinate their kids before sending them off to school. Parenting is full of complicated health decisions. Hope Clinic is here as a resource to help support you and every member of your family.