Which Diets Works Best?

There are many different weight loss plans and products available today. Most will give you some results while others are strictly a temporary fad created by someone’s imagination. Most restrictions of high fat, high carbs and high sugar will temporarily work and could give you the desired results if you could only stick to it long enough and modify your overall eating habits. Diets like the Atkin’s Diet, South Beach Diet, Dukan, Paleo and many … [Read more...]

Quantum Connection

Quantum is the Latin word for amount and is used to describe the smallest possible unit of any physical property, such as energy or matter. This framework is responsible for any number of bizarre phenomena—theoretical cats that are simultaneously dead and alive  and particles miles apart that can communicate instantaneously. … [Read more...]

Sexual Activity and Hair Loss

In Chinese medicine, which has its roots in Taoism, it is widely accepted that there is a direct correlation between kidney/adrenal health and the health of the hair. It has been recorded in both Taoist (Chinese) and Ayurvedic (Indian) medical texts for thousands of years that there is a connection between sexual activity in men and hair loss. It is maintained that excessive emission by men during intercourse or otherwise puts tremendous stress … [Read more...]

Gluten Sensitivity

Symptoms of gluten sensitivity include bloating, abdominal discomfort, pain, diarrhea, or it may present a variety of extra-intestinal symptoms including headaches and migraines, lethargy and tiredness, attention-deficit disorder, hyperactivity, autism, schizophrenia, muscular disturbances as well as bone and joint pain. Gluten is defined as those proteins, commonly found in wheat, triticale, rye, barley or oats to which some persons are … [Read more...]

Acid / Base Metabolism

Most Western diets contain too many acids relative to alkaline substances, especially animal proteins vs vegetables products. In addition most people are under a great deal of stress and these two factors combined over time, create  long-term acid stress in the body. Our bodies have a great capacity to buffer acids but over time these systems become chronically over-burdened. Ultimately, acids are stored in the connective tissue where a change in … [Read more...]

Candida Saliva Test

Do you have Candida? There is a simple Candida Saliva Test you can do at home to find out. You may want to put a glass of water in the bathroom or on your night table the night before you wish to do the test just to remind yourself not to brush your teeth prior to spitting into the glass. When you first wake up in the morning, before you put anything into your mouth, work up some saliva and deposit it into a clear glass filled halfway of … [Read more...]

Menopause

Menopause is a normal event in a women’s life and usually happens between the ages of 45 and 55 years and signals the end of the fertile phase in a women’s life. It is the cessation of ovarian function and the gradual elimination of the menstrual cycle, the transition from potentially reproductive to a non-reproductive state. This transition is normally not sudden or abrupt and tends to occur over a period of years - it is the consequence of … [Read more...]

Antibiotics and Bacterial/Viral Infections

Often the label bacteria or virus are used interchangeably, although there is a significant difference between the two forms. The biggest difference between viruses and bacteria is that viruses must have a living host - like a plant, animal or human - to multiply, while most bacteria can grow on non-living surfaces. Bacteria are intracellular organisms (they live in-between cells), whereas viruses are intracellular organisms (they live inside … [Read more...]

Vaccination – Immunization

Vaccination is the administration of antigenic material (vaccine) to stimulate adaptive immunity for a disease. Vaccines can prevent or ameliorate the effects of infection by many pathogens. Inoculation is the placement of something that will grow or reproduce, and is most commonly used in respect of the introduction of a serum, a vaccine or antigenic substance into the body of a human or animal, especially to produce or boost immunity to a … [Read more...]

The Eruption of Teeth and Bacteria

The presents of nutrients, soft tissue and secretions make the mouth a favorite habitat for a great variety of bacteria. At birth, the oral cavity is composed solely of the soft tissue of the lips, cheeks, tongue and palate which are kept moist by the secretions of the salivary glands. The eruption of teeth during the first year leads to the colonization of some bacteria which require a non-epithelial (non-soft) surface and will inhabit this area … [Read more...]