Archives: Health

Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Hypnosis

Irritable Bowel Syndrome – or IBS – is a disruption of the digestive system that can cause a range of different symptoms in the stomach and intestinal tract. In bygone years IBS was called ‘spastic colon’, but its name was changed for obvious reasons. IBS affects around one third of the population at some time • Read More »

Better Digestion Naturally

One common health complaint in modern times is that of indigestion. Evidence of this fact are the steep hikes in GI medication prescriptions being written: 1 in 15 American outpatients receiving GI medicine prescriptions in 1997, increasing to 1 in 10 by 2007. This condition (called dyspepsia) is characterized by a feeling of fullness, tenderness • Read More »

Big Weight Loss Changes

Grabbing that Muffin on the way to work may be as, routine to you by now as brushing your teeth in the morning. However unconscious habits like these are difficult to break and can be detrimental to your weight loss efforts, especially if they have gone unchecked for a number of years! Actions really do • Read More »

How to Give Your Child a Good Health Start

Not very long ago, we used to think that the dreaded diseases that struck adults – heart attack, stroke and cancer – where the inevitable fallout of aging. Today we know better. Many of these adult afflictions have their origins in wrong habits and lifestyle practices inculcated in children. So, if we want our children • Read More »

Losing That Fat Belly

What a title for an article, huh? Well, that’s the subject. This worked for me but I’m not going to promise you’ll get the results I did. Hey, I wasn’t even looking to loose weight when all of a sudden it became the end result of dealing with a memory problem. I’m fifty eight now • Read More »

Lowering Your Risk Of Parkinson’s Disease

What Is Parkinson’s? Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder worldwide after Alzheimer’s disease. PD involves the malfunction and death of nerve cells in the part of the mid-brain known as the substantia nigra. These cells produce a chemical neurotransmitter called dopamine which sends messages to other parts of the brain that • Read More »

I’m Fine, But They Need Help

Every week we receive at least one call from someone who wants me to help their friend, partner or relative. They are surprised when we explain that there are certain things that are important: 1. The other person has to be willing. Unfortunately, no matter how dysfunctional we think that a person or situation is, • Read More »

The Heart Healthy Benefits of Hawthorn Berry

There are all sorts of “new” berries circulating the health community, many of which Americans have not heard of. You have goji berries, acai berries and now hawthorn berries. All of these fruits are high in nutrition and antioxidants, making them great for combating many types of illnesses. Better yet, they can assist with the • Read More »