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.
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.
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.
Sometimes the headache is in the front of your head, sometimes behind your eyes, sometimes on the top of your head. No matter where the headache is, it can really be painful. When you get headaches kids, here are some good things Dr. Brad says you can do to help yourself.
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.
Getting sick is no fun, no fun at all. With such a rough flu season this year, we kids need to stick together! We cornered Dr. Brad yesterday and begged him to give us some free advice for staying healthy this winter. As always, he was happy to help!
Don't let the winter bug get you down this winter. Watch this short video to learn more about how to keep your family healthy this winter.
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.
Bees, wasps, yellow jackets and hornets, oh my! These little stinging critters play important roles in nature. But sometimes these little insects get spooked and feel like they need to protect themselves. Then suddenly, ouch! You got stung. That’s no fun at all! Dr. Brad wants your body to start feeling better right away.
After a long, fun day outdoors, it’s finally time to come inside. You take a quick look in the mirror, and uh-oh! You’re sunburned. Like really sunburned. Learn some healthy tips for what to do next time you get sunburned.
Seen any road rage lately? In springtime we often find ourselves more easily irritated by small things that wouldn’t normally bother us. Ever wondered why this is? It's connected to your liver.
What exactly is homeopathy anyway? We're so glad you asked! Hope Clinic's Sue Mills would like to share this great video with you about how homeopathy works.
Have kids or teenagers going through growth spurts? How are your grown-adult joints doing? Are you hoping to build strong bones, hair, and nails? These homemade gelatin snacks are for you!
We are most likely to get mono when our energy system is low and worn out and we are exposed to a virus. When the body’s energy is depleted, it’s much harder for our bodies to fight off a virus like they normally would. This creates a prime environment for a virus to waltz in and set up shop in your spleen. If you are already overly tired, stressed, or lacking energy, then your body is likely too weak to effectively fight off a virus.
Chewing gum, eating ginger, or yawning over and over—we all use different tricks to try to avoid ear pain during a long airline flight. But here are some Dr. Brad recommended ways to help your ears during your next plane trip.