Lighten Up … is nervous tension, irritability, weight gain, fluid buildup, headache and sore breasts that occur each month in the days just before the start of menstruation. There are several ideas on the cause for the condition. They include poor eating, stress, and hormones getting out of balance. Continue reading “PMS”
Irritable Bowel Disturbances
Mrs. C. is a 34 year old and just married. She has no children but is hoping to start a family in the near future.
For the last 9 months she has had a continuing problem of bowel disturbances. These have been investigated by the normal orthodox methods within the hospital and she has been giving a diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Continue reading “Irritable Bowel Disturbances”
This year over 563,000 Americans are expected to die of cancer.
That’s more than 1,500 people per day.
In fact, more people have died from cancer in one year than the total number of American soldiers who have died in combat over the last 100 years.
Nearly 5 million lives have been lost to cancer since 1990.
Personal Care and Cosmetic Products May be Carcinogenic
Do you use toothpaste, shampoo, sunscreen, body lotion, body talc, makeup, hair dye? Continue reading “Carcinogens”
The Myths of Mineral Oil Revealed
What really prompted me to change the tone of my e-zine was that I watched Oprah several weeks ago and the show was about things we take for granted but can harm or kill us. The show opened with an 18 month old baby who died from baby oil. Oprah never showed the name of the company but as you and I know, what company has the baby market. The baby opened the bottle and the oil ended up all over the him. The father immediately bathed the baby; however, that wasn’t enough. Continue reading “The Myths of Mineral Oil Revealed”
Fibromyalgia (FM) is according to some sources of information the most common of all rheumatic conditions despite the fact that it has been recognized and diagnosed as an ailment for only the past 10 years. It manifests as a multitude of symptoms that cause much distress and pain to the sufferers. So far, allopathic medicine is only able to relieve the discomforts and pains with analgesic and antidepressant drugs to ease daily life. Continue reading “Fibromyalgia”
Ms. S. is a 20 years old and has had recurrent cystitis. Conventional methods of treatment to remove the bacteria have so far failed, so the clinic decided to try a complementary approach. Ms. S. was in obvious pain and anxiety. The frequency of urination was high and she had developed an irritation in the vaginal mucosa. One of the first steps was to assess the effects of her diet on the condition. We decided to alter or delete certain foods. The main priority was to boost her immune system. So her diet had to consist mostly of nutrient-rich, very fresh, unprocessed foods: steamed vegetables, salads, with celery and parsley, natural whole grains, beans and pulses and a major reduction of meats which stresses the kidneys. Continue reading “Cystitis”