Friday 25th July 2014
Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Friday 18th July 2014
Is Tree Hugging Good For Your Health?
Years ago I lost a mighty volume of poems I had written. As an already-published poet they were not just dreams or self-delusions; these were GOOD poems. I wept over that notebook. It still haunts me; the beautiful language that came to me in the night; up in the skies; on far-flung mountain tops; and by the ocean shore… All gone!
I’ve tried to re-construct some of it but poetry isn’t like that. It’s a moment of intense creation that never comes again.
But I do remember one of them was about hugg ...[click to continue]
Tuesday 15th July 2014
Are there easy ways to reduce stress and anxiety naturally?Tense moments such as paying bills or looming work deadlines will trigger several stress hormones in the body, which cause muscle tension, sweating, increase in heart rate and, increased respiration. Stress is a silent killer and puts you at risk for chronic diseases, obesity, and insomnia. I am sure you feel the hectic pace of everyday life wearing and tugging on you and you aren’t alone...did you know that worldwide nearly 500 million people suffer from stress? It’s shocking yet true. Mental and emotional stress can even cause chronic muscle pain and depression. What mimics a crippling disease is actually an emotional state that is programmed by basi ...[click to continue]
Friday 11th July 2014
Pain is the King of symptoms; it demands respect and can be cruel when ignored. It erodes the quality of life, demoralizes the patient and causes a horribly negative emotional response. Those in chronic pain are particularly miserable, because they know it will be back again tomorrow, and the next day, and the next…
But acute pain is bad too, because the patient is not used to it and has no practice at enduring its difficulties.
Yes, pain is medicine’s number one call to action. Nobody likes pain. ...[click to continue]
Thursday 10th July 2014
Got Cancer? Take An Aspirin!
A couple years back I ran a newsletter piece under the same jokey title. Maybe you thought I was kidding? No, really, the science is good.
Remarkable as it may seem, humble aspirin has a strong effect against cancer cells. This is in part due to the fact that cancer is part of the picture caused by our “inflammatory fire”; partly because it has a specific cytotoxic effect—see below.
A study published in 2011 showed taking ...[click to continue]
Wednesday 2nd July 2014
Friday 27th June 2014
Thursday 26th June 2014
Friday 13th June 2014
Two weeks ago, I discussed part 2 of my critical detox plan. I described it as something essential to “health literacy”!
This week as promised, I will dive into part 3. Long before the days of wi-fi and cell phones, people were starting to react to their electrical environment.
We are under pressure from environmental pollutants, microwave towers, and more science is emerging on these unseen radio waves and emissions can affect your health. EMF radiation is not only dangerous it affects your body at the cellular level.
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Tuesday 10th June 2014
Friday 6th June 2014