Monthly Archives: November 2015
To combat cataracts and cloudy vision think yellow, orange and green. The herb Turmeric helps protect against the formation of cataracts. Yellow and orange colored fruits and vegetables including carrots, mangoes, sweet potatoes, oranges, orange bell peppers, squash, tomatoes, and dark, leafy greens such as kale, collard greens, wheatgrass, etc. help protect against cataracts, cloudy vision and macular degeneration.
Cabbage contains anticancer and antioxidant compounds. Cabbage also cleanses the digestive tract and neutralizes damaging compounds. It also strengthens the liver’s ability to detoxify.
Dehydration inhibits the effectiveness of the lymphatic system and allows cellular waste to linger in the body. Dehydration causes impairment of one’s immune system and can contribute to autoimmune diseases and other chronic illnesses, as well as general pain, fatigue and low energy. Drinking water by itself is best, for many other beverages can cause even more dehydration.
Chronic diseases in general are often caused by fear of change, or fear of the future, or general fear of not feeling safe in life. Kidney problems can be caused from fear of criticism or failure. Liver problems can be caused by anger or resentment. Stuttering can be caused by not feeling secure in being able to express oneself. Colon issues relate to control and fear of letting go.
Massaging your ears can bring healing relief from many ailments. Pain, stress and anxiety can be helped with a healing therapeutic ear massage. An ear massage is very detoxifying and stimulating to the system. The ear contains more than two hundred pressure points that influence different areas of the body and the psyche. Acupressure ear massages can also be enhanced with aromatherapy oils.
Craniosacral therapy is used to treat headaches, TMJ jaw pain, ear and sinus infections, strokes, and vision problems. It is also helps with autism, dyslexia, and developmental challenges. Treatments may include subtle manipulation of the bones of the face, head, and membranes beneath the skull.
Magnesium helps keep bones strong, blood pressure normal, and improves muscle function. It also prevents osteoporosis, insomnia, heart attacks, hypertension, constipation, kidney stones, and gallstones. Sources of magnesium include nuts (especially almonds), dried figs, whole grains fish and green leafy vegetables. Epsom Salt baths are also a relaxing way to get more magnesium.
Guided Imagery uses the power of the mind to heal. Guided Imagery involves using mental imagery to help with relaxation, reduction of pain, behavior modification, and releasing old belief patterns that interfere with health and healing
Osteopathy is based on the theory that diseases are primarily due to deranged mechanism of the bones, nerves, blood vessels, and related tissues. Osteopathic Doctors apply gentle manipulation to restore normal body structure and motion, thereby enhancing and facilitating the body’s healing process
Pumpkins are a great source of antioxidants like beta-carotene which improves vision and helps prevent macular degeneration. Eating pumpkin also helps the digestive system, is good for the skin, and helps to prevent cancer.