The cot is ready. A good size washing bowl is available, and gallons of hot water are being boiled downstairs. There is no running hot water in the house and I wonder how they used to manage when there was no water at all. It must have been an all night job, going out to collect it and boiling ... Views: 1031
Are you wondering how to treat UTI? Thousands of people are asking the same question this week and I think it is important you know about both natural remedies and antibiotics before you make the decision.
Typically, most urinary tract infection sufferers take antibiotics to treat their ... Views: 8283
We all know that we could use some more exercise. As a society, we are entirely too sedentary, spending a lot of time watching TV, playing video games and surfing the web - and far too little engaged in physical activity. This kind of lifestyle leads to obesity and low energy levels. We all are ... Views: 780
We’ve all suffered from joint pain at one time or another. It not only is an uncomfortable experience but it can be debilitating and lead to emotional problems. The thought of struggling with such discomfort is a fear that can be difficult to face, but thousands of people every day have to deal ... Views: 985
The facet joints are the connections between the vertebrae of the spine. Just like the knee or elbow or any other joint in the body, they allow the spine to bend and twist. They are also stabilizing joints that prevent excessive motion and help hold the body upright.
The joints are on the back ... Views: 837
Discitis is relatively uncommon but it usually affects children under the age of ten. It is a low grade infection, usually caused by staphylococcus or a virus. It affects the disc space between two vertebrae and develops very slowly. Medical experts say this should be viewed in the same category ... Views: 1078
Coccydynia is pain in the coccyx, the tailbone, which can cause a great amount of discomfort and limit mobility. Sometimes, this pain is not taken seriously by general practitioners but it is important to learn the cause if the pain persists. In some cases, the cause is obvious as pain develops ... Views: 3914
Sciatica is a painful symptom of a disorder in the lumbar spine. There are a variety of conditions which cause sciatica and the first step in developing a treatment plan is arriving at an accurate diagnosis.
Since trauma, such as one caused by a sports injury, a fall, or involvement in a car ... Views: 474
You would probably be surprised with the number of individuals who are struggling with weight gain at any given time. As a result of this problem, many have looked at a number of different possible solutions in order to help them to lose the weight.
This includes a variety of different weight ... Views: 613
If you've been trying to lose weight for as long as I have, you already know the right kind of foods you should be eating, but you probably find it difficult to do so. Weight loss via hypnosis can help you eliminate all those cravings you have for sweets and fatty foods.
Weight control has ... Views: 592
Many different pictures come to mind when people hear the words self hypnosis for weight loss. You may think of somebody laying on a couch being talked to in a soothing voice or maybe what comes to mind is one of those old TV shows where someone was hypnotized by a shiny, dangling watch. ... Views: 429
You may not think that it is an easy transition from suffering and wallowing in your negative emotions to being at peace with positive feelings but if you could see what I see and knew what I know you would reach for your fork whenever you get upset. Tuning forks can assist in releasing the ... Views: 1115
Everything you experience, see, hear, touch, smell, taste, think, anticipate, remember, every emotion you feel, everything you have or will ever experience, is experienced in your mind. Meditation is a discipline that teaches one how to control consciousness, rather than be controlled by it. ... Views: 494
If you are ready to burn fat and get in incredibly ripped shape, you have to HIIT it. No, that wasn’t a misspelling; I said HIIT, or High Intensity Interval Training. HIIT training can get you in fantastic shape in less time than just about any other type of workout you can do.
First of all, ... Views: 730
Q: Dear Susie. Over the past year I am feeling so much more stressed, impatient, and I'm always exhausted. I'm often cranky to be around. (And it's not much fun from the inside, either.) Could it be my hormones? How can I tell if it is?
A: Wow. You've touched on an important realm. It sounds ... Views: 2090
For a large number of individuals, they suffer from chronic kidney stones. There are some people that only have one unfortunate bout with kidney stones, but for the rest, they live a fairly long period of their lives suffering from the agonizing pain that is associated with chronic kidney ... Views: 759
It is almost common knowledge that when a person suffers from kidney stones, he or she is in a great deal of pain. Although kidney stones are often linked to genetics, your diet can also be a factor. It has been proven that in many cases diet and kidney stones can be linked together.
Here are ... Views: 397
It is important that kidney stones are removed from the body as soon as possible. The longer they are in the body the bigger they become. As they increase in size the discomfort will increase. This can also cause a greater risk for needing surgery to remove the kidney stones from the body.
In ... Views: 385
If you have a chronic illness, don't believe your docs. Let me explain.
When lupus was socking it to me at the worst one of my docs referred to me in his notes as "steroid dependent" and "unfortunate". All of my docs told me I'd be on steroids (prednisone) forever. When I grew tired of hearing ... Views: 407
Let's talk about nutrients today. Are you aware in June of 2002 there was a recommendation in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) that everyone supplement their eating regimen with a quality multi-nutrition product? There were several reasons for this recommendation.
Firstly, not ... Views: 365
Remember when you were 20? You thought you'd live forever. Have you ever said to yourself "gee it seems like yesterday I was dying to be 21" and now here I am in my 40's (50's etc)". Wow.
How does that happen? Time flies. It's a blink of an eye from "gee I need to lose 10 lbs" to "gee I need ... Views: 441
Every parent wants to help their child to do well in school. As you already know, helping your children with their homework is one of the most reliable ways to improve their academic performance. Things have probably changed quite a bit since you were in school yourself, but the basics will ... Views: 714
People who want successful weight loss often think about reducing the amount of food they eat. This may be good but is not necessarily the best thing to do for safe weight loss. In fact, depending on the amount you reduce your food intake, it may even be dangerous to your health. So how do you ... Views: 408
If you're a person afflicted with diabetes mellitus, a team approach in your treatment would be the best way to handle your affliction. Your doctor, a certified dietitian, a licensed nurse, health care professional and diabetes educator should work hand in hand to have a systematic approach in ... Views: 312
"Pregnancy is the physical epiphany and miracle of coming into existence. The miracle of pregnancy and birth, along with the inevitability of death, join us all. It is our task to make our birth a blessing." --Suzanne Kyra, Welcome Home to Yourself
Where our existence comes from is unknown, ... Views: 526
Food represents so many things to us—nourishment, comfort, friend, enemy, guilt, pleasure, emptiness, fullness, desire, sensuality. In spite of thousands of books and articles written on the subject, and fad diets that come and go, our population is becoming increasingly unhealthy. Yet, research ... Views: 1192
If you notice that you have difficulty falling asleep even with a relaxing evening routine, you may need to look at your daily habits and see if they are interfering with you getting enough ZZZZZZ’s.
1. REST: Your sleeping and napping habits can affect your ability to fall asleep.
• Sleep ... Views: 462
An evening routine is an important component to getting restful sleep. Your evening routine is your transition from your active day to a night of restful sleep. Without this transition, you may find that falling asleep is more difficult. Just like warming up before exercising gets the body ... Views: 397
Hormonal decline is a central feature of the degenerative process known as aging, responsible for diminished energy levels, lack of sexual vitality, and a steady upward creep in the fat/muscle ratio. Hormonal therapy has become increasingly popular in recent years not only as a means to improve ... Views: 529
A good night sleep is influenced by many things. If you are suffering from insomnia the first thing you should do is rule out where you sleep as the cause of the problem. The easiest thing to do is to look at your room and see if a change here could change your sleep problems.
1. Is your ... Views: 575
Every athlete that has ever looked in the mirror and flexed their bicep can identify with the alpha type personality that lives within each of us. We want to be better, stronger, and faster than anyone else. For those that look at working out not just as a hobby but more as a way of life then ... Views: 464
One of my clients was diagnosed with breast cancer after he’d unexpectedly lost his job as a Food Services Director. Another client’s “wrenched knee” made walking agonizing. Driving his car to job interviews was almost impossible. He needed surgery, but he’d lost his health insurance. A ... Views: 846
Leaky Gut Syndrome is a gastrointestinal disorder whereby the lining of the intestine becomes weak due to repetitive irritation. Large holes in the walls of the gut are therefore created which allows food toxins and undigested food particles to leak into the bloodstream.
Leaky Gut is mainly ... Views: 414
Throughout my years teaching voice and presentation skills, I have had scores of women complain of tightness and soreness in their lower jaw which I refer to as ‘lockjaw.’ While the true definition of the word refers to the inability to open the jaws due to tetanus, I use the word to describe ... Views: 2485
Sometimes it happens when you are driving. It can strike at work or in the home. Auto-pilot. You’ve been on the highway for some time, the radio has been playing a steady stream of familiar songs and by the time you get to work, or where ever you are going, you have not experienced the event, ... Views: 453
"Maturing is for the courageous and lighthearted. To age with wholesomeness and health, we need to be scrupulous about laughing, loving, exercising, healthy eating, and being mentally stimulated." --Suzanne Kyra
In the big picture, our time on Earth is brief. Avoiding this awareness is avoiding ... Views: 736
"Healthy adulthood is a time of doing, acquiring, changing, creating, leading, influencing, and wielding power. Adulthood is a time of great strength and responsibility. It is the summer of one’s life." --Suzanne Kyra
Adulthood is a time of strength, confidence, and potential power. Healthy ... Views: 437
It has been said and written that Tai Chi is a "way of life". Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that when practiced regularly, improves the quality of our life, restoring the natural flow of our life force, or internal energy or "chi".
Our unique “human being” design is structured as a ... Views: 1365
"How you feel in your heart can show up in your
body, for your heart and body are more powerfully
connected than you have ever realized.”
Don Colbert, MD
Is your inner child happy and content with you and your life? How can you tell?
It is relatively easy to tell. If your inner child (or in ... Views: 1457
Crohn's disease is a painful and often debilitating inflammatory disease of the intestinal tract. Crohn's affects at least 500,000 Americans, and millions more worldwide. Sadly, this condition can be termed "a disease of the young" because it primarily targets young people in the prime of life, ... Views: 931
The warm-up, simple as it sounds, is one of the most misunderstood aspects of exercise, and it helps keep our bodies youthful. To me, it’s the most important part, for two reasons—it gets the lubrication going in the joints and muscles and it minimizes the possibility of injury during the ... Views: 996
Do you have a desire that you've been trying to manifest using the Law of Attraction? You may be missing the most important information for you as a woman. You have the power to quicken the manifestation of your dream using little known Female Secrets in the Law of Attraction. In this article ... Views: 544
Do you think you have TMJ and are looking for a dentist or therapist to help with TMJ relief?
First let’s discuss some of the symptoms so that you are clear about what to watch for and take care of -
Your jaw hurts especially when talking, yawning or chewing
You can’t open your ... Views: 447
As you may know, REAL Metabolic Typing recognizes 24 different metabolic types. These types are based on the "settings" of your unique metabolism.
There are three primary systems involved in real metabolic typing. The first system, your nervous system (and more specifically, your Autonomic ... Views: 4042
Practically everyone these days is watching what they eat. Are you one of them? If you are, you probably try to make informed decisions about your food. Do you find it’s sometimes hard to know what a good choice is and what’s not?
It’s easy to be confused. Look at all the ads on TV. Every ... Views: 1031
It seems like every week, I get at least one email that starts this way:
"Hi Carole, I took a metabolic typing test, and I'm a mixed type. Can you tell if how I should eat to control my weight?"
Or sometimes, it starts with:
"Carole, I'm trying metabolic typing, and it doesn't work. I'm a ... Views: 5364
A week or so ago, I received an email from one of my clients. While she was generally happy with the results of her metabolic nutrition profile and her customized food chart, she did have one complaint. "I'm disappointed that there are no provisions for vegetarians in this plan," she ... Views: 2254
You've probably seen the headlines: "Alkaline Foods: Healthy Eating for a Healthy Body"
You may have even read the article: "Nutrition experts agree - our diets are causing our pH levels to be too acid. We need to eat more alkaline-rich foods like dark leafy greens and drink more water to ... Views: 4559
Mantra can be a very powerful tool to align the chakra system through the power of vibration. It puts the power of the body behind the intention of the mind. Om is the universal mantra, often described as the universal sound current. It is a "one size fits all" kind of mantra. Anyone can chant ... Views: 1481
Trees are one of the largest landmarks on our Earth about the information highway that humanity is a part of. Our brain, spinal cord, lungs, veins and arteries all show a similar construct that actually exists in all parts of our anatomy like branches growing outward and touching one another. ... Views: 538