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Epilepsy Through The Eyes of a Caretaker (A Daughters View of Growing Up with a Mom with Epilepsy)

If you really knew me you would know my mom has epilepsy, and her having epilepsy has made me the person I am today. My mom got epilepsy when she was five years old. She got very sick from a virus that traveled into her brain, and she had to be put into a coma to stop her brain from swelling, this leads to scar tissue damage on her brain and gave her epilepsy. The doctors at the hospital told my grandparents that she was supposed to have brain damage, not be able to walk, even told them she may come out of the coma as a paraplegic. So, my mom waking up with none of that except having epilepsy, she was considered extremely lucky. Growing Up with...

I Drank Matcha Tea Instead Of Coffee For A Week And Here’s What Happened

By REBECCA STRAUS I drink coffee almost every morning out of habit, but tea is actually my true love. I have an entire desk drawer dedicated to my tea stash at work, an overflowing tea cupboard at home, an impressive collection of tea balls in a variety of whimsical shapes, and let's not even talk about how many mugs I own. So when I discovered matcha, which promised a caffeine-boost on par with coffee with the comfort of tea, I was all for giving it a try. Matcha is a powdered tea made from ground tea leaves, and, caffeine aside, it also boasts an impressive resume of healing properties, guaranteeing a healthy start to my day."Because you're drinking the full tea leaf, you're getting the maximum nutritional...

How to Fix Leaky Gut Syndrome the Natural Way

The leaky gut syndrome is associated with numerous disorders and conditions pertaining to autoimmune diseases (a disease that causes the body immune system to attack uninfected cells). The origin of leaky gut is due to the release of a protein called Zonulin, which is responsible for ruptures in the intestinal lining. Consequently, undigested food particles, such as toxins, microbes etc. are released into the bloodstream and cause a number of detrimental health effects. Causes leading up to leaky gut Leaky gut is often the result of a number of different causes and conditions.  Here is a list of some of them: Parasitic and/or fungal growth in the body Medical drug overdose Allergies Excessive smoking and alcohol intake Heart strain Genetic defects Natural treatments for leaky gut A number...

Natural Remedies for Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a severe chronic mental illness that affects 1 out of 100 people. Individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia will display distinct thought and behavioral characteristics such as hearing voices, hallucinating, neglecting personal hygiene, failing to express emotions, and showing signs of paranoia. There is substantial evidence that certain chemical imbalances can contribute to the onset of schizophrenia. In general, schizophrenia patients share the same symptoms, as defined by a schizophrenia symptoms test, but their drug dosage and form of treatment may vary. Antipsychotic drugs are used to lessen and control the severity of symptoms but may cause unpleasant side effects. For this or another reason, some patients decide to seek alternative treatments. Natural Schizophrenia Treatment Panax Ginseng Panax ginseng is believed to improve memory, critical thinking, and concentration. According to a 2008 Canadian research...

How to Find the Right Kind of Yoga for You

The days of yoga being only for spiritual pursuits and those interested in Eastern traditions are gone. Nowadays, yoga has grown to become a household fitness method. It's an excellent way to improve personal health, and it has numerous self-improvement and spirituality perks, too. Yoga can provide peace, clarity, calmness and a strong sense of connection to the whole. The word "yoga" translates in Sanskrit to "unite." There are many different types of yoga available, some of which designed to help you improve fitness, while others focus more on spirituality. In today's article, we hope to help you decide which style will suit your needs best, helping you get the best of starts with your yoga practice. What Do You Want From Yoga? Since all styles of yoga...

Can a Child with Special Needs Practice Yoga?

Growing up with special needs can be frustrating and very stressful. I know because I grew up with a special need. I developed epilepsy at the age of five years old and not only was it traumatic for me, but it was hard for my family to deal with as well....

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