VITAMIN C (ascorbic acid) is absolutely necessary for healthy connective tissue, particularly bone, ligaments, tendons, and blood vessel walls because it participates in collagen synthesis. Collagen is a structural component of connective tissue, giving it strength, resilience and suppleness. Vitamin C is important to avoid tooth loss. Severe deficiency in Vit C causes scurvy, […]
Headaches (Tension Headaches, Migraines, and Cluster Headaches) may be triggered by artificial light, too much sunlight, drafts, cold air, excess noise, stale (indoor) air, air pollution, smoke, exposure to chemicals food sensitivities additives in foods and water
The major drivers of DIABETES TYPE 2 (adult onset diabetes) are faulty nutrition and a sedentary lifestyle. Adult onset diabetes is becoming a misleading term for type 2 diabetes, as this condition is occurring with increasing frequency in children and teenagers. The current standard of care for diabetes is prescription medication. While this may be […]
WHIPLASH injuries involve the muscles, spinal column (spine) and the joints in between the vertebrae, vertebral discs, spinal cord, spinal nerves, cranial nerves, as well as connective tissue such as fascia, ligaments, and tendons. Furthermore, depending on the severity of the whiplash action, there could be fractures of the vertebrae as well. For more info […]
ALLERGIES can put a real damper on the enjoyment of life. They interfere with outdoors activities, sleep, work, and social activities. Some suffer from environmental allergies which mainly affect the respiratory tract. Others need to be vigilant about the foods they eat because of their food sensitivities and/or food allergies.
Stroke recovery is a lengthy and arduous process, requiring support on many levels, such as physical, occupational, and speech therapy, medications, and healthy nutrition. All these therapies aim to reduce the chance of forming new blood clots, to reduce cholesterol levels, to improve circulation, and to recover muscle strength and function. There are many herbs […]
Chronic pain is all too common, no matter how old we are. Causes are many, such as accidental trauma or surgery, emotional stress, poor posture, asymmetric activities at work or at play, poor ergonomics, use of medications for pain or for other conditions, as well as chronic conditions, such as migraines, tension headaches, cluster headaches, […]