February 09, 2016

alternative medicine


  • Evening Primrose and Borage Oils

    Evening Primrose and Borage Oils

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Evening primrose and borage oils are both rich in linoleic acid and said to be good for practically everything from rashes to diabetes to hangovers. See what the well-designed studies show.

  • Skip Thyroid Support Supplements
    Wellness Tip

    Skip Thyroid Support Supplements

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Don’t take “thyroid support” dietary supplements to treat a suspected thyroid disorder or to help you lose weight or feel more energetic. Many contain widely varying doses of unregulated thyroid hormones (from animals) and are illegal in supplements.

  • Reporting Supplement Problems

    Reporting Supplement Problems

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you suspect that a supplement has made you ill or think one is falsely labeled, you have the power to report it to the government. Different agencies are responsible for different infractions.