Sound Sleep Solutions

Sound Sleep Solutions Babies sleep a lot.  It is a time of tremendous growth.  The body uses sleep hours for restoration and regeneration.  It is the time when debris is removed from and damaged cells are destroyed in the bloodstream.  Researchers have found that  8 hours of sleep per day is optimal.  The effects on alertness and…

Bunions

Bunions How to massage bunions and relieve bunion pain. It is difficult to smile when your feet are hurting all the time.  Those with chronic bunion pain can relate.  Why look older than your years and unhappier than you feel inside?   If you found out there were actions you could take to alleviate the…

Asthma

Asthma Asthma is a chronic breathing disorder that is often triggered by external factors such as pollen and pollution.  Synthetic scents used in the perfume industry, personal care products and household cleansers can also trigger asthma attacks.  Internal factors such as emotional stress and exertion from exercise can also trigger asthma attacks.  Asthma episodes result…

Arthritis

 Arthritis The term arthritis means joint inflammation.  Although there are many types of arthritis,  two main forms we are likely to suffer from are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis, the most common type in humans, occurs when the protective cartilage that lines the ends of bones in a joint is damaged.  Over time, the…

Antioxidants and Your Health

Antioxidants and Your Health “The amount of antioxidants that you maintain in your body is directly proportional to how long you will live.”  … Dr. Richard Cutler, National Institutes of Health, Washington, DC Antioxidants are agents that neutralize damaging free radicals in our body.  Antioxidants are either water soluble or fat soluble.  Water soluble antioxidants work…

Acid:Alkaline Balance

Acid:Alkaline Balance Food that causes acidic bloodstream and tissue conditions creates an environment for disease to flourish. Your body processes everything you put into your mouth.  Some food is used, some is eliminated and some is stored.   Your body breaks down the food you eat into the simplest form of the basic nutrients (carbohydrates,…

Enzymes and Your Health

Enzymes and Your Health Have you ever heard someone comment that the chocolate cake they were about to devour would go directly to their hips?  Sometimes it seems as though that is the process, especially if one is challenged in maintaining a shapely waistline.  In fact, there are complex chemical reactions taking place in your…