Burning Tongue?

A burning tongue can go from being annoying to outright painful.  While it does have a common cause, there are a variety of causes and different solutions.  In Chinese Medicine, we have a huge number of issues that can be identified by looking at the tongue.  However, here we will focus on just a "burning [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:37+00:00June 5th, 2014|Anti-inflammatory, Cancer, Dental issues, Depression, Diabetes, Hormone issues, Immune Issues, Microbiota, Nutritional Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Burning Tongue?

New way to increase glutathione

If anyone knows me - they know that I am a big supporter of glutathione.  Once known as only an anti-oxidant, in today's world it recognized as doing a huge number of functions in the body. In fact, there are over 95,000 pub med articles on a huge number of processes glutathione is involved in.  (Note: Vit [...]

Glutathione – why is it important?

I have addressed glutathione many times...there are almost 100,000 articles on pub med about glutathione...I have now written a book on glutathione - will be up soon...it discusses how and why glutathione is a huge part of solving issues from Alzheimer's, autism, adrenal fatigue, inflammatory issues, cardio issues, depression and a huge number of other [...]

Could this widely used toxin be contributing to obesity?

What is BPA?  It stands for Bisphenol A and it is a man made or synthetic compound used in the manufacture of various plastics. In chemical terms, BPA is one of the bisphenols group (phenol) and has two hydroxyphenyl groups (bi).  It is a colourless solid that is soluble in organic solvents but not in water. What is the [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:56+00:00December 4th, 2013|Blood health, Depression, Diabetes, Gut Health, Hormone issues, Nutritional Health, Reproductive issues, Research|Comments Off on Could this widely used toxin be contributing to obesity?

What is really the cause of so much ill health?

Oh my goodness...ideas and thoughts keep changing and growing.  So many things are wrong...it is hard to keep up.  What we are supposed to do about it?  Again, so much research, so many ideas, it is so overwhelming... Well, here is an overview that might help you... what contributes to the problem AND what we [...]

Blood pressure & your brain

Most people equate high blood pressure with various heart conditions.  Unfortunately, this is very misleading. First, there are a lot of conditions that can cause high blood pressure AND every part of your body can be effected by it, especially the brain!! High blood pressure puts a lot of stress on the brain.  The blood flow [...]

Fingernail analysis – what can your fingers tell you…

Fingernail analysis goes back thousands of years...In ancient times, physicians utilized all parts of the body for analysis.  For instance: TCM:  well known for tongue analysis ear analysis 9 pulses Ayurvedic:  well know for 63 pulses fingernail analysis tongue analysis facial analysis eye analysis So let's look at what those lovely nails can tell us. [...]

So…is it the thyroid or the adrenals…?

So Harvard Medical School just put out that many have hyper (over active) thyroid and don't know about it...what they didn't explain was that the thyroid and the adrenals work hand in hand...and that there are a number of other factors that can impact on both... So we need to be clear.  Are you: Hypo [...]

Do you know what the GI is?

The GI, there may be many of them, but the acronym GI I am referring to is the Glycemic Index. What this refers to is a reference identifying how fast foods raise your blood glucose index.  The challenge is, surprise, surprise, there is controversy over its usefulness. First let's look at what the GI is [...]

What are the amino acids and what do they do?

What are amino acids?  They are the building amino acid base form blocks for all your proteins, DNA, hormones, lipo proteins, glycoproteins, enzymes, neurotransmitters, form antibodies for the immune system, growth & repair, etc These amino acids are made of: nitrogen, carbon, hydrogen, and an oxygen. Here is a list of the amino acids [...]