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Celiac Disease: Symptoms and How to Get Diagnosed

Consuming gluten and wheat has become a controversial hot topic. In a recent article, we discussed the reasons for you to be mindful of your wheat consumption and discussed non-celiac wheat sensitivity. Wheat has become integral in the American diet, but many people have started questioning its impact on their health. We all love bread, bagels, pasta, cereal, pizza, baked goods, and many things that often contain wheat. For some of us, however, wheat can cause serious health reactions. Celiac disease is an inflammatory condition of the digestive tract where the immune system believes gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, is the enemy. The intense inflammatory reaction caused by ingesting gluten harms the gut lining leading to poor absorption of essential nutrients....

5 Integrative Medicine Techniques for Treating Anxiety

Everybody knows what anxiety feels like. It’s a normal emotion that you feel when you’re under pressure, having problems, or experiencing something new and unfamiliar. However, for some of us, anxiety levels can become too high and take over. Over 19 million adults in America suffer high levels of anxiety that dramatically affects their daily life. Anxiety may be aggravated by certain chemicals, toxins, environmental stresses, nutritional deficiencies, and/or hormonal imbalances. Common symptoms of an anxiety disorder include: Nightmares Palpitations Ritualistic behaviors Feeling panicked Scared Uneasy Uncontrollable obsessive thoughts Muscle tension Dizziness Nausea Inability to stay still or be calm Treating anxiety depends on what type of anxiety the person is experiencing and the underlying root cause of the anxiety. Integrative medicine strives to achieve balance in all...

101 Wellness Tips

Wellness is the dynamic process of working toward achieving your maximum potential in each dimension of wellness. Dimensions of wellness include social wellness, occupational wellness, spiritual wellness, physical wellness, intellectual wellness, financial wellness, and community and environmental wellness. All aspects of wellness are intertwined. Small, simple changes to your everyday habits can make a big difference in how you feel, look and function. For example, exercise is not only heart-healthy, it also reduces stress. Although we will never be able to eliminate the stress of life, research shows that it’s how we deal with stress that counts. The goal isn’t perfection: its balance. Try incorporating some of the tips found here and feel the difference! The links below provide suggestions for activities that contribute to wellness, including...

Healing from the Inside Out – Writing Therapy for Childhood Trauma

I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in my late thirties and lost not only my mobility but also the normal energy levels I needed to maintain a successful career. I had to close down my business and stay at home until I finally found an effective therapy which turned my life around. This “treatment” involved writing about the trauma of my childhood and off-loading the accumulated stresses of life onto a blank page every morning. It was simple and yet deceptively powerful; I started to feel the benefit almost immediately as symptoms reduced and energy levels soared. Since then I’ve discovered that writing therapy (also known as expressive writing or journaling) has the backing of many doctors and psychologists. Its healing effects have been measured scientifically,...

HumanCharger® Bright Light Headset (Light Therapy)

Did you know…? Light therapy is thought to affect brain chemicals linked to mood and sleep, easing SAD symptoms. Using a light therapy box may also help with other types of depression, sleep disorders, and other conditions. What is Ear Light therapy used for? Ear Light therapy is used as a treatment for several conditions, including: Winter blues Increased mental alertness Improved mood Increased energy levels Reduce the effects of jet lag Types of depression that don't occur seasonally Jet lag Sleep disorders Adjusting to a nighttime work schedule Dementia Anxiety Eating disorder bulimia It is being studied as a treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorders, premenstrual syndrome, jet lag, Parkinson’s disease, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). What are the health benefits of the HumanCharger Bright Light Head Set? ...

Natural & Herbal Remedies For Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder affects millions of people around the world in countless different ways, but fortunately, there are a number of home remedies for PTSD, which include the use of holy basil, chamomile, green tea, stinging nettle, valerian, aromatherapy, kava root, skullcap, and dong quai, as well as behavioral remedies, such as social engagement, avoiding reminders of the event, and reducing emotional arousal. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Although many people have heard of post-traumatic stress disorder, not everyone fully understands it, and the emotional repercussions of the disorder can be hard to comprehend unless you have experienced it personally. Post-traumatic stress disorder (commonly called PTSD) is a mental disorder that develops in many people following a traumatic event, such as a physical assault, armed conflict, rape, accidents...

Hypnosis: What is it, and does it work?

Hypnosis Hypnosis and visualization skills work together when it comes to weight loss and maintenance for your body. Weight loss is all mental, eating, socializing and purchasing the food is all given with a mental thought. So let's say you go out to eat you make a mental decision where to go because the food that is served there. When you go and socialize, Food is there and you make a mental choice of what you will eat. When you go to the market there are mental images everywhere of what you should buy even though it's not on your list. And the most important the choice of food is all mental. We eat what our eyes what we see looks tempting so we eat it. Most...

Jennifer Mercier takes on IVF, exposing Low Success Rates, Lies and Dangers

Mercier Therapy offers a traditional alternative to predatory doctors and the overall fertility crisis ​Documentary opens Nationwide ​next month​ The Fertility Crisis Couples are waiting longer and longer to start families for many reasons. Too often, when the time is right financially, socially or professionally, it may not be right physically. Problems and delays in conceiving lead to pressures and stress between couples who fall prey to false hope and promises from an overly publicized IVF community. IVF is a propitiously suggestive and expensive protocol that safeguards revenue by not disclosing accurate failure rate or injured organ data.  IVF professionals feed into the panic; capitalizing on it through its money-making fear mongering protocol. They routinely formulate life in LABS rather than investigate and solve what is impairing a woman’s...

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