Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine Strategies Should Include Earthing (Grounding)” Review of Research Evidence and Clinical Observations

Wendy Menigoz et al. Earthing (also known as grounding) refers to the discovery that bodily contact with the Earth’s natural electric charge stabilizes the physiology at the deepest levels, reduces inflammation, pain, and stress, improves blood flow, energy, and sleep, and generates greater well-being. Such effects are profound, systemic, and foundational, and often develop rapidly. […]

Integrative Treatment Approaches for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Leslie M. Temple Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), also known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, is a nonspecific type of arthritis appearing before the age of 16 years and lasting at least 6 weeks. JIA is the most common chronic arthritis in children. Two peaks of onset have been described at 2 to 4 and 6 to […]

Beneficial Properties of Bromelain

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Pawel Hikisz and Joanna Bernaskinska-Slomczewska Beneficial Properties of Bromelain Bromelain is a major sulfhydryl proteolytic enzyme found in pineapple plants, having multiple activities in many areas of medicine. Due to its low toxicity, high efficiency, high availability, and relative simplicity of acquisition, it is the object of inexhaustible interest of scientists. This review summarizes scientific […]

Therapeutic Potential of Ginger Against COVID-19: Is There Enough Evidence?

Abdollah Jafarzadeh, Sara Jafarzadeh and Maryam Nemati In addition to the respiratory system, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) strikes other systems, including the digestive, circulatory, urogenital, and even the central nervous system, as its receptor angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) is expressed in various organs, such as lungs, intestine, heart, esophagus, kidneys, bladder, testis, […]