7 Ways Magnesium Improves Your Brain 7 Ways Magnesium Improves Your Brain Magnesium is present in all cells of the body and is involved in over 300 enzymatic processes, including energy production. Magnesium is essential for maintaining normal bone density, normal cardiac rhythmicity, normal pulmonary function, and normal blood glucose regulation. Most doctors are not trained to detect magnesium deficiencies. Dr. Magnesium Deficiency Rates: Research has shown that 68% of individuals in the US do not consume the daily recommended amount of dietary magnesium and 19% do not even consume half of the RDA levels (310-420mg daily) (3). Magnesium is a basic element of life much like water and air. Calcium: Magnesium Ratios: Our current diet is rich in calcium but insufficient in magnesium. This elevated calcium to magnesium ratio is a major player in conditions such as mitral valve prolapse, migraines, attention deficit disorder, autism, fibromyalgia, anxiety, asthma and allergies. Magnesium and Detoxification: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.
6 tips for minimizing cell phone radiation Editor's note: Last summer, this article was one of the most popular on the Chart. We're republishing to share these important tips again with you. Scientists at the World Health Organization list mobile phone use in the same "carcinogenic hazard" category as lead, engine exhaust and chloroform. There haven't been enough long-term studies to make a clear conclusion if radiation from cell phones is safe, but there was enough data to persuade the WHO of a possible connection to make them upgrade the category in May 2011. Cell phones use non-ionizing radiation, which doesn’t damage DNA the way ionizing radiation does. If the WHO’s labeling of cell phone use as "possibly carcinogenic to humans" has you alarmed, here are some quick basic tips to limit your exposure.Get wired It’s no coincidence that most cell phones come with a wired ear piece. A wired headset will automatically decrease your radiation exposure because the phone is away from the body. And it’s not too inconvenient.
10 Reasons You’re Tired All the Time That Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You This post first appeared on Darou Wellness. Go check out their amazingly informative blog about all things health related with advice from some of the leading Naturopathic Doctors in North America. Fatigue, or tiredness is the number one complaint that brings people in for naturopathic care. There are many underlying factors to investigate in determining the cause of tiredness. Below is my top 10 list of factors that YOU should look into. Many of these are missed in a conventional medical work-up. 1. We live in a world of stress, where we chronically push ourselves beyond a reasonable capacity and expect our bodies to function well with very little down-time or rest. 2. Many people find that when they track their energy patterns, the are either very low just before or just after eating. 3. Food intolerances are different from allergies in that they are not life-threatening, and may not cause an immediate reaction. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Image Source: Dr. Latest posts by Dr.
How to Make Drilled Natural Stone Jewelry - DIY & Crafts For me personally, the more natural handmade jewelry is, the better it looks like. The perfect situation is when it’s not only natural, but also recycled as, for example, this Braided T-shirt & Magnet Bracelet that you had to upcycle old t-shirts for. After I showed you a couple of bracelets, it is high time for Drilled Natural Stone Jewelry. I’ve found this awesome tutorial on Paper & Stich blog. Jenny Hoople from “Authentic Arts”, specialises in such natural jewelry. You are more than welcome to her Etsy profile to buy it if you think this craft is too difficult for you. Because this time of the year seems to be perfect for collecting beach pebbles or river rocks, you may want to use Jenny’s advice on how to make this “hard” ornaments. For the full tutorial of Drilled Natural Stone Jewelry, click the link. Tools: High speed rotary toolHollow, diamond-tipped coring bitsDremel Collet Nut Supplies / ingredients: Small Plastic ContainerLittle Piece of WoodGogglesRocks
Multivitamins: How to Pick the Right Dietary Supplement Skipping That Little Pill? Big Mistake You don't head to the gym or out for a jog without prepping properly: sneakers, iPod, water bottle. Pick a Better Bottle Drugstores carry more vitamins than nail-polish shades, but that doesn't mean you can pick just any old one. At least 600 IUs vitamin D. Our Pick No time to check labels? 1 Pill, 5 Reasons to Pop It 1. A multi may make you less hungry when you're dieting, reveals a new Canadian study. 2. A good vitamin prevents low iron, which makes you drag during workouts and may also cause hair loss, according to a French study. 3. The ingredients in a multi have been linked to a lower heart disease risk. 4. Taking a multi may cancel out the breast cancer risk incurred by drinking alcohol. 5. Multi users have a 41 percent lower risk of ovulatory infertility, finds a Harvard School of Public Health study. Truth or Vita-Myth? POP QUIZ: If you work out hard, you need tons of supplements, right? FALSE. TRUE. FALSE. "Why do I need extra calcium?" Yes.
The Lead Vaccine Developer Comes Clean So She Can “Sleep At Night”: Gardasil and Cervarix Don’t Work, Are Dangerous, and Weren’t Tested Dr. Diane Harper was the lead researcher in the development of the human papilloma virus vaccines, Gardasil and Cervarix. She is the latest to come forward and question the safety and effectiveness of these vaccines. “I came away from the talk with the perception that the risk of adverse side effects is so much greater than the risk of cervical cancer, I couldn’t help but question why we need the vaccine at all.” – Joan Robinson Dr. “ About eight in every ten women who have been sexually active will have H.P.V. at some stage of their life. One must understand how the establishment’s word games are played to truly understand the meaning of the above quote, and one needs to understand its unique version of “science”. Related Articles: By Sarah Cain View original article here
13 Amazing Healing Abilities of 13 Fruits - Pineapple For Cancer, Cherry For Pain and More Crouching Produce Stand, Hidden Medicine Cabinet Fruit is not only enjoyable to eat — as it should be, considering the very word fruit stems from the Latin word frui, meaning “to enjoy, use” — but it also nourishes and protects the body with powerful, built-in medicinal activity. Fruits are by design a “perfect food,” intended to entice animals to consume them in order to help disseminate their seeds, for instance. This means that unlike grains, and other lectin- and anti-nutrient-rich organisms, e.g. wheat, tomato, beans, we humans have chosen to make into our food, fruits are less likely to come equipped with “invisible thorns,” as they benefit as much in being eaten as we do in eating them. With this symbiotic relationship between fruit-bearing plant and seed-disseminating animal in mind, the following healing fruit facts won’t seem so unbelievable… Grapefruit – Infection Pineapple – Cancer Watermelon – Hypertension Cherry – Inflammation/Pain Lemon – Kidney Stones Papaya – Skin Ulcers
Homeopathy Safe Medicine: The Prevention and Treatment of Malaria with Homeopathy The treatment and prevention of Malaria by Homeopathy has become a highly controversial subject, largely due to the nefarious activities of 'Sense about Science', a so-called 'charity' funded largely by large pharmaceutical companies. BBC News, who always meekly and cravenly support conventional, drug-based medicine, have broadcast several programmes attacking homeopathy for 'daring' to treat the disease! As a Homeopath (who incidentally has never been asked to treat malaria) I decided to look into the subject in order to compare what homeopathy and ConMed can offer the patient.The first thing to say is that Homeopathy has been treating Malaria for a very long time. Sue Young has done research into this in her blog "A Homeopathic History of Malaria". Indeed, as she explains, it was Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of Homeopathy, who first looked into it. Homeopathy is a practical rather than a theoretical medical therapy. "Homeopathy does indeed work for malaria. ".....
Andrew Saul's Natural Health Website Don't Take Sleeping Pills! Power Up Your Chakras Instead! Don't do it! Here’s why: We tend to look outward for solace, especially when we're desperate for sleep. However, my mantra is all answers lie within. Here are some ways that you can go inward, power up your chakras, manage your energetic space, and get a sound, restful, sleep, no problem. Power Up Your First Chakra In our society, we have a tendency to be up in our heads a lot, thinking, thinking, thinking. Energetically, all this thinking and controlling means we don’t allow ourselves to be supported by Earth Energy, because all of our energy is often up in our heads. This exercise balances your energy by connecting your first chakra to the energy of the Earth with a grounding cord. Take awareness to your first chakra. Set Your Crown Chakra to 25% We're all connected through energy. Here’s the fix: Set your crown chakra to 25% before sleep and keep it at 50% throughout your day. Clear Out Your Internal Clutter Let me know if you tried any of the above techniques and if they worked for you!
13 Evidence-Based Ways to Use Coconut Oil for Fat Burning, Wound Healing and More While coconut oil has dragged itself out of the muck of vast misrepresentation over the past few years, it still rarely gets the appreciation it truly deserves. Not just a “good” saturated fat, coconut oil is an exceptional healing agent as well, with loads of useful health applications. Fat-burning: Ironic, isn’t it? A saturated fat which can accelerate the loss of midsection fat (the most dangerous kind). Of course, when speaking about coconut oil, we are only looking at one part of the amazing coconut palm. Each component, including coconut hull fiber, coconut protein and coconut water has experimentally confirmed therapeutic applications. References [i] Mark A Reger, Samuel T Henderson, Cathy Hale, Brenna Cholerton, Laura D Baker, G S Watson, Karen Hyde, Darla Chapman, Suzanne Craft . This article was republished with permission from GreenMedInfo. Image Sources:
Compasisionate Dragon Healing: TCM Diagnosis * This page is presented for informational purposes only. In all cases of serious illness it is recommended that a qualified practitioner be consulted. Diagnosis is of crucial importance in any medical or healing system that works on the body. Metaphysical healing systems tend to pay far less attention to the body assuming that removing emotional and mental causes will automatically remove the physical symptom. The point of diagnosing is to design a treatment. conditions. Even though the approach of TCM seems fairly straightforward, the fact is that most often one encounters numerous and often contradictory symptoms in the same patient. There is a lot more to diagnosing then, than simple observation of symptoms. Causes of Disease According to Traditional Chinese Medicine. There are many factors that can cause disease. Causes of disease generally speaking fall into a number of general categories. Within each category there are a number of differentiating categories to look at. 1.Wind, 2. 3.
Traditional Chinese Medicine" Traditional Chinese medicine is an ancient practice still used by millions of people all over the world -- even after the development of modern scientific medicine. At the root of traditional Chinese medicine is the belief that the individual (microcosm) is viewed as an integral part of the forces of nature (macrocosm). By careful observation of nature, Taoist sages were able to perceive patterns common to both the external environment and the internal climate of the human body. Over a period of thousands of years, the cumulative observations of sages all over China led to an intricate system of diagnosis and healing. These traditional Chinese ancient remedies have more than withstood the tests of time -- they have passed the tests of modern medicine. The links at the bottom of this page will take you to articles that explain the theories and practice of traditional Chinese medicine. Traditional Chinese Medicine History How Yin and Yang Works How Qi Works How Yin Organs Work