What’s For Dinner? Omega 3

September 6, 2019 Blog Comments Off on What’s For Dinner? Omega 3

Omega 3 in Wild Salmon: The Neuro-nutrient Connection

The purpose of this article is to introduce the evidence that will connect the importance of omega 3 fatty acid to mood and cognitive disorders. It is estimated that nearly 58 million people have a mental illness which is approximately 1 out of 4 adults, (2005). Research is showing evidence that a deficiency of essential fatty acids (EFAs) is detrimental to proper mental functioning, especially Omega 6, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and Omega 3, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Read More

Chronic Disease – What is Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

September 6, 2019 Blog Comments Off on Chronic Disease – What is Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Chronic Disease > Autoimmune > Inflammation > cytokines >CNS > Demyelination > Mitochondria Dysfunction > Oxidative Stress

What is a Chronic Disease? Chronic diseases last for at least 4 months consistently. It is a physical or mental condition that requires lots of time management in maintaining quality of life. Most of the time this illness is associated with pain. Chronic illnesses contain the same characteristics: lack of sleep or sleep disturbance, depression, stress, distress, isolation, and coping problems, all which affect the quality of life.  Read More

Hom-Nat-Hol. Not a chant!

August 28, 2019 Blog Comments Off on Hom-Nat-Hol. Not a chant!

What is homeopathic medicine?

The National Institute of Health/National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health stated that homeopathy, also known as homeopathic medicine, was developed in Germany over 200 years ago and is based on two unconventional theories: Read More

Understanding ADHD, For You And Your Child

August 19, 2019 Blog Comments Off on Understanding ADHD, For You And Your Child

I am writing this because I want to help you understand your child. My first child was born in the age when they did not even have a title for hyperactivity. I spent more days in the school office than I care to count. I hope this blog will give you basic understanding and peace. He is now 42 and still struggles with inattention and memory, self-gratification and impulsivity. Read More

Chronic Disease (Type 2) Has Characteristics?

May 20, 2019 Blog Comments Off on Chronic Disease (Type 2) Has Characteristics?

 

A chronic disease has characteristics that effects the quality of life for that individual. The characteristics are problems with sleep, depression, stress, distress about having the disease, how to cope with the illness, and lack social support from family and society. If you have a chronic disease it will have these same effecting qualities that Type 2 diabetes has. The illness will be hard to manage and leads to disease severity further down the line. Remember, with any physical ailment there is a psychological and social component that creates more hardship and must be dealt with along with medications. Let’s look at the facts about type 2 diabetes. Read More

Sugar – One Thing Leads To Another

March 15, 2019 Blog Comments Off on Sugar – One Thing Leads To Another

Sugar…sugar…Ahhh…honey…honey.

Which one do you use in your coffee or tea?

Do you use a sugar substitute?

Let’s find out the truth about sugar substitutes together.

Dr. Osborne has the whole list of side effects and kaboodles on his website from migraines, cancer, toxic liver, lung problems, bloating, nausea, nerve damage, just to name a few of the side effects. These side effects will create serious long-term damage. Read More

Are You On The HUNT?

March 4, 2019 Blog Comments Off on Are You On The HUNT?

Are you searching for something that might help break a habit?

Are you looking for something to help you get through a rough time?

Are you looking for something that will help regain your balance?

Maybe an alternative or complementary therapy is just the thing you need. Read More

Self-Improvement! Who Me?

February 11, 2019 Blog Comments Off on Self-Improvement! Who Me?

Self-Improvement! Who Me???
Just what is meant by self-improvement? Simply put, to improve oneself. I am sure you are familiar with goals and new year’s resolution. Dream-setting is the new term. In all actuality, it is the same. You set a time limit or date to reach your desired goal. This could be to quit smoking, lose weight, stop drinking, exercise more, drink more water, get more sleep, and the list goes on. Read More

Inquiring Minds Want to Know…About Essential Oils (EO)

January 28, 2019 Blog Comments Off on Inquiring Minds Want to Know…About Essential Oils (EO)

Essential Oils

What is an essential oil? An essential oil is derived from a plant, flower, or tree through a process that extracts the essence. Essential oils have been dated back to the Egyptians 4500BC. It is the chemistry of the plant that gives its valued properties, much like our genetic code. Read More