Syndrome X

If you are putting on weight around the waistline despite healthy eating habits. If you feel constantly tired, relying on snacks or coffee to get you through the day? The problem might be Syndrome X. A commonly accepted definition of Syndrome X, also referred to as metabolic syndrome, might be a generalized disorder whose four main symptoms are hyperglycemia (a greater than normal amount of glucose in the blood)  hyper-lipidemia (an excess … [Read more...]

How Are Your Communication Skills?

Effective language and communication skills are tremendously important. Words have meaning and the conscious choices and phrases of verbal communication play a vital part in personal interactions. It is an asset to have an open and friendly and disposition along with a warm smile and a winning personality. Finding the right words to express your feelings or to present an idea are skills that can be learned and can be improved with practice and … [Read more...]

How Long Will You Live – 3 Tests

Most people have a desire to live life to the fullest with a combination of quantity and quality. There are many parameters that may determine how long you live, however, this short article presents the findings of five researchers who identified three simple tests you can do at home to measure your ability to increase years to your life. The medical paper published in the British Medical Journal in 2014 revealed a 13 year study where they … [Read more...]

Allergies At An All-Time High

With allergies being at an all-time high the need for high quality products promoting the elimination of dust, mite, mold, mildew, fungus and pet dander is an essential step in keeping allergies under control. The materials most likely causing the distress are the pillows and mattresses saturated with dust mites and other allergens after an exposure during time spent in bed. Often a runny nose, watery eyes or asthma like symptoms in the … [Read more...]

Tongue Diagnosis

Tongue diagnosis is an integral part of taking a medical history in Chinese medicine. Chinese medicine practitioners believe the appearance of your tongue can reveal a lot about your health. Different areas of the tongue are believed to reflect the state of the different organ systems. If there is an unusual color, coating, and/or shape in a certain area, special attention is paid to the corresponding organ system. In Chinese medicine, … [Read more...]

Children’s Exposure to Bacteria

Is the pursuit of a bacteria-free world making us sick? The rising incidence of asthma and allergies in the developed world could be tied to the relatively sterile environments our children live in compared to a generation ago. Children are not exposed to harmful bacteria and consequently are given antibiotics to kill bacteria, do not receive the germ exposure required to make antibodies. More specifically, they do not develop T-helper cells, … [Read more...]

Acidophilus (Lactobacillus) and Bifidobacterium

Our good bacteria is most commonly disrupted by excessive sugar and carbohydrate consumption, stress, drinking chlorinated water, excessive alcohol consumption and the frequent use of colas and other carbonated beverages. Most over the counter medications and prescriptions of anti-biotics, anti-inflammatory drugs, painkillers and anti-biotics are also to blame for an interruption in our good bowel flora flora. Antibiotics, are effective in … [Read more...]

Ancient Chinese Secret

It is reported that after China discovered silk, they chose to keep it a secret from the rest of the world for nearly 2000 years! While man has spent decades trying to copy silk with products like synthetic satin, nothing has ever come close to providing the benefits of the real thing.Sleeping with a silk pillow case is an ancient Chinese beauty secret. In fact, it is also known as the anti-aging secret to prevent wrinkles and hair loss. … [Read more...]

Is Raw Milk Healthy?

Milk straight from the cow to the calf is similar to breast-feeding a baby. Raw milk has ingredients from the pasture and the environment the cow is raised in to protect its off-spring from possible diseases and health conditions the calf may encounter after birth. This heathy bacteria is the base of the early immune system and serves to protect the growing calf until its own immune system can take over. Clean raw milk from grass-fed cows … [Read more...]

What is Consciousness?

Consciousness shows up in our creativity and acts of free will, or when we make a moral decision. The spectrum of consciousness extends form universal consciousness to species consciousness to individual human consciousness, to organ consciousness and may exist at the molecular and atomic levels as well. In behavioral psychology, which is based on materialistic science, the opinion is that the mechanism of the body determines even thoughts of … [Read more...]