Alkalize Your Body for Better Health

Alkalize Your Body for Better Health

It is easy to get lost in the whole health-food terminology and discourse on clean living. One can’t really tell where healthy stops and unhealthy begins. One major factor in determining the healthfulness of a food can be by looking at it from an alkaline or acidic point of view. The more alkaline it is the better. Alkaline diets have gained more importance from the cancer world, as many research studies are now showing an obvious connection between acidic diets and rise in cancers. Alkaline balance- In order for your…

Alkalize Your Body for Better Health

Alkalize Your Body for Better Health

It is easy to get lost in the whole health-food terminology and discourse on clean living. One can’t really tell where healthy stops and unhealthy begins. One major factor in determining the healthfulness of a food can be by looking at it from an alkaline or acidic point of view. The more alkaline it is the better. Alkaline diets have gained more importance from the cancer world, as many research studies are now showing an obvious connection between acidic diets and rise in cancers. Alkaline balance- In order for your…

The Right Antioxidants for the Brain

The Right Antioxidants for the Brain

Vitamin E- vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant, which is very important in the protection of brain and peripheral nerve cells. Vitamin E is able to cross through the blood brain barrier, but it does not have some difficulty. Researchers have to use very high doses of vitamin E in supplementation in order to increase the level of vitamin E in this area of the body. Therefore, vitamin E is an important antioxidant in protecting brain cells but probably not the best one in this situation. Vitamin C- Vitamin c…

Cigarette Smoking Is Injurious To Health, How?

Cigarette Smoking Is Injurious To Health, How?

One might anticipate that smog or chemicals pose the biggest threat to our health on a daily basis. But would you believe the greatest cause of oxidative stress in our bodies is cigarette and cigar smoke? It’s true. Smoking has been associated with the increased risk of asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, lung cancer, and cardiovascular disease. We all are aware of the health consequences of smoking, but it is fascinating to realize that the underlying problem is the amount of oxidative stress smoking produces in our bodies. Cigarette smoke contains…

The New Test For Heart Disease

The New Test For Heart Disease

Ultrasensitive CRP- As the medical community begins to realize that coronary artery disease is decidedly an inflammatory and not a cholesterol disease, more clinical studies are appearing in the medical literature advising physicians of effective ways to evaluate patients. Several studies have looked at various products in the body that give us evidence of the amount of inflammation that is present in the arteries. One such highly preferred blood test is the highly sensitive C – reactive protein (hs CRP). This test measures the arterial inflammation currently present. This test…

Nutritional Supplements-Protecting Your Health

Nutritional Supplements-Protecting Your Health

Nutritional supplementation is really about health, not disease. Attacking the root cause of chronic degerative disease is true preventive medicine. We must realize that most of us enjoy good health and want to continue. Although, the patients who have developed a serious illness and were able to take back control of their health again, everyone would agree that it’s much easier to maintain health than it is to try to regain it. By applying these simple principles, which are in a good health can decrease the risk of developing these…

Cellular Nutrition; Putting It All Together

Cellular Nutrition; Putting It All Together

We all must have spoken of the most frustrating or painful diseases doctors encounter in their patients, but now, they testify to the deepest fulfillment of a physician, watching me, women, and children of all ages living life at its fullest again after a debilitating disease. These people are back in control of their health, instead of their illness controlling them. But here is the honest truth; that have never seen in patients achieve this kind of response with traditional medicine alone. The results of this were a “supernatural” miracle…

Air Pollution And Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Air Pollution And Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

There is nothing harder than watching patients, young or old, struggle with very breath, often requiring nasal oxygen twenty-four hours a day. This is the case in those with chronic obstructive pulmonary-disease (COPD), which includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and bronchiolitis. These patients are hardly able to exert themselves at all find that their pulmonary disability greatly hampers their joy in living. Not everyone is able to make a conscious choice to live in a healthy environment, but prevention weighs heavily in the mind. Here again, it is not the years…

Thyroid Gland

Thyroid Gland

The thyroid gland, or simply the thyroid /ˈθaɪrɔɪd/, is an endocrine gland in the body, and consists of two connected lobes. It is found at the front of theneck, below the laryngeal prominence (Adam’s apple). The thyroid gland secretes thyroid hormones, which influence the metabolic rate, protein synthesis, and have a wide range of other effects, including on development. The thyroid hormones T3 and T4 are synthesized from iodine and tyrosine. The thyroid also produces calcitonin, which plays a role in calcium homeostasis. [1] Hormonal output from the thyroid is regulated by thyroid-stimulating hormone(TSH) secreted from the anterior pituitary, which itself is regulated bythyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) produced by the hypothalamus.[2] The thyroid may be affected by…

Going Viral- Developing Many Serious Diseases

Going Viral- Developing Many Serious Diseases

Ah-choo. We all must have tried our best to stave off the flu all week, but finally succumbed. The sniffles we felt earlier on have now morphed into a full blown attack. The cold has gone viral. And not is good way. Theres no cure as such for the common cold. We have to wait it out. Certain nutritional tips though cold work as ‘phlegm fatale”, and speed up the healing. PROTEIN- The ultimate bad-ass of disease combat, protein is what u needs to beef up the internal soldiers, as…