Digestive Problems The liver produces bile – a bitter alkaline fluid which helps digestion. If the liver’s work is impaired, less bile can mean you have a harder time digesting fatty foods and alcohol. You may also suffer constipation, diarrhea, acid reflux or heartburn.
While our bodies are generally self-cleansing, sometimes in our toxic world, they need a helping hand. Pollution, pesticides, food additives, fluoridated water, chemicals in our skincare and a whole host of other hidden poisons find their way into our bodies, every single day. It’s no wonder our detoxifying organs – like the kidneys, skin and liver – become overburdened. How do you know if your… [read more]
Feeling tired all too often? Stinky breath right after brushing? Might be too much candida...Candida is a fungus that feeds on sugar. Too much, and you've got an imbalance. Mood swings, headaches, memory loss, sore throat, constant heartburn, depression, weakened adrenals? Yeah, candida overgrowth can even travel through the blood stream in severe cases.
Chamomile was often used as a remedy for nausea, diarrhea, gas, anxiety, fevers, asthma, colic and a host of other conditions. Most often, it was taken as a hot tea. For skin conditions such as hemorrhoids it was used topically.
Why am I in pain? Heartburn is as American as apple pie—more than 60 million people experience it at least once a month. For some people—those with gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD—heartburn can be a constant companion. Some heartburn triggers are obvious: chili dogs, chocolate cake, Thanksgiving. But heartburn doesn’t stop and start with food alone. If you have constant heartburn, it's time to track down the real culprit.
Life had been "rolling merrily along" for Susan Schmaeling, who had never had any serious health problems. Then, at age 46, she suddenly started to have painful and constant heartburn. She stopped eating some of her favorite foods and gobbled heartburn medication, but nothing seemed to relieve her gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). A test revealed that she had a hiatal hernia, a condition in which a bit of the stomach bulges upward into the chest cavity. Schmaeling researched her…