Sunday, November 27, 2016

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)


Vitamin B2 is essential for:
(1) Metabolizing food.
(2) Releasing energy for the cellular structure.
(3) The formation of red blood cells.

(4) Activation of other B vitamins.
(5) Healthy Hair, Skin, and Nails.
(6) Good Vision.
(7) Prevention and Treating Cataracts.
(8) Pregnancy.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

:::THE EFFECTS OF COPPER OVERLOADS:::


The chemistry of our body was created magnificent by our maker; but with so many changes in our world, it can effect our bodies in a negative way. Much of this negativity has to do with overloads and depletion.
Our bodies consist of the element copper; however we should only have 2 mg a day,..If you intake more than that, it can perhaps cause an overload.

:::Here are the negative effect of having a COPPER overload:::
~Can cause premature births
~Can cause miscarriages
~Postpartum Depression
~Anxiety
~Schizophernia
~ADD/ADHD in both children and adults
:::Here are some possible causes for overloads:::
~Copper Water Piping
~Copper IUD's
~Copper Jewelery
~Kitchen Utensils
~Swimming Pool Anti-Fungal Agents

Monday, November 21, 2016

Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD known as TMJ)


Temporomandibular Disorder TMD better known as TMJ. This is pain in the jaw area that circles the skull, pulses in the muscles of your face, and sears in your neck, shoulders, and back.

44 million people suffer with TMD. So here is a quick explanation of what happens. The joint that connects the upper and lower part of the jaw becomes damaged or out of alignment which can begin some unexplained pain.
This would be: 
~Headaches
~Numb hands
~Tingling hands
~Dizziness
~Lock Jaw

There are many causes for TMD such as:
~Stress
~Trauma to the head
~A Blow to the head
~Poor Posture
~Teeth Positioning
~Teeth Grinding
~Teeth Clenching

TMD should be treated as a whole body problem. Most dentist will begin with creating mouth pieces for their patients to relieve pain. Thereafter, further dental work maybe helpful, so please consult with your dentist.

There are natural measures that can help with relieving pain:
~Ice and neck stretches for head and neck pain.
~Acupressure
~Acupuncture
~Cupping
~Massage Therapy

Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Heart, Hypertension, and Genetic Disposition


High Blood Pressure usually occurs due to "Strain on the heart", which can arise from a variety of conditions including stress, diet, artherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), High Cholesterol, diabetes, environmental factors as well as lifestyle choices. When these factors meet with a genetic disposition, hypertension can occur in two out of three individuals.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Achieving a Good Diet is Not Easy


Nutrition plays a central role in a persons over all health, but achieving a good diet is not as simple as it sounds. Eating the right foods and portion sizes are longer is a win-win when it comes to your health, nor does it ensure proper health. 

Over farming, Excessive Food Processing, the use of addative, chemicals, and toxins that contaminates the food supply does not give us the great foods supply and nutrients of yesterday.

It is very important to pay attention to; not only what foods are eaten, but also to how those foods were grown, treated, and prepared before it reached your table. 

We should consume far less fats, animal proteins, and processed foods and more complex carbs, fruits, and veggies. The American diet over the past two decades have been increasingly filled with processed and contaminated foods. As a result we are now suffering with more Allergies and degenerative disases primarily (atherosclerosis, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and some types of cancer).

The Surgeon Generals Report on Nutrition and Health Acknowledges, "What we eat may effect our risk for several of the leading causes of death."

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Diabetes and Mood Disorders



It is very common to have mood disorders when you have diabetes whether you are diagnosed with type 1 or type 2. So be patient with yourself and your loved ones.

Most times the mood disorders can come from several things.
(I) The Stress of Having Diabetes
(II) The Rise and Fall of Glucose.
(III) The Medication
(IV) The Nerve Pain
(V) The Depletion of Nutrients

You may see or experience:
~Irritability
~Sadness
~Excitability
~Stress
...and so on.

If you experience or see these mood disorders, talk to your doctor and get advice, There is help. Narrowing down what is causing the mood disorder is half the battle, the other half is correcting your health.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Guarana



Guarana (A Brazilian Plant) is said to alleviate cluster headaches, but you must be careful... It has up to 67% caffeine by weight.

Guarana is used to boost alertness and energy. It is taken like coffee to ward off fatigue.

Many athletes have been know to take it to improve performance.

:::CAUTION:::It is usually considered safe, but If you are
~pregnant,
~breastfeeding,
~Have a spastic Bladder or kidney
~Suffer with a mental disorder
~Cancer
~Fibroids, Cyst, and tumors
~Arthritis
~Autoimmune illnesses

Please consult with your physician or a trained herbalist before using.
***Caffeine can be very addictive
***Caffeine is a stimulant and can cause pre-existing conditions to worsen.


Sunday, November 6, 2016

Kelp: The Fat Burner


Kelp is an herb that may help shed extra pounds, when combined with a proper diet and exercise regimen.

Kelp is a kind of seaweed that is rich in antioxidants and iodine. It is believed to stimulate a hormone produced by the thyroid gland that is responsible for boosting the metabolism. It helps to burn more calories by the hour.

Kelp is safe for most people; However, if you are suffering from a thyroid disorder, hypertension, or heart problems check with PCP, ND, MD, or Natural Medicine Doctor before using it.