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Posts in the ‘Auto-Immune’ Category

Safe Cosmetics

Here is a timely article, from the Breast Cancer Action website, on how to avoid cancer-causing cosmetics. For more details go to http://www.bcaction.org/our-take-on-breast-cancer/environment/safe-cosmetics/ Because testing is voluntary and controlled by the cosmetic manufacturers, many ingredients in cosmetic products are not tested for safety. The Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep states that 89 percent of ingredients

Bromines: Avoid This if You Want to Keep Your Thyroid Healthy

Bromides are a common endocrine disruptor. Because bromide is also a halide, it competes for the same receptors that are used in the thyroid gland (among other places) to capture iodine. This will inhibit thyroid hormone production resulting in a low thyroid state. Source: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2009/09/05/another-poison-hiding-in-your-environment.aspx Iodine is essential for your body, and is detected in

Processed meats do cause cancer – WHO

26 October 2015 Processed meats – such as bacon, sausages and ham – do cause cancer, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Its report said 50g of processed meat a day – less than two slices of bacon – increased the chance of developing colorectal cancer by 18%. Meanwhile, it said red meats were

Whole-body cryotherapy in patients with inflammatory rheumatic disease. A prospective study

[Article in German] Braun KP1, Brookman-Amissah S, Geissler K, Ast D, May M, Ernst H. Author information 1Praxis für Allgemeinmedizin (Inhaber: MR Dr. H.-P. Braun), Albert-Schweitzer-Strasse 11, 03050 Cottbus. kay-p.braun@web.de Abstract BACKGROUND: As yet, whole-body cryotherapy is especially used for the therapy of chronic inflammatory arthritis. An analgetic effect has been described in several studies.

Cryotherapy not just for Cavaliers

By Jen Picciano BEREA, OH (WOIO) – LeBron James uses it, and claims cryotherapy helps players heal faster. The Cavs practice facility even has its own cryo sauna now. But non-athletes can benefit from using it, as well. Cryotherapy is helping weekend warriors and professional athletes alike, heal faster. “It’ll cut muscle recovery time down to 72

Channel 9 Airs Cryosauna Session at Help For Health, May 26, 2015

  On May 28. 2015, Channel 9 News aired a Health Alert interview featuring the Cryosauna Therapy available at Help For Health, Vienna VA. It featured the benefits of Cryosauna Therapy afforded a Help For Health client, Terry Doyle. Terry, a hairdresser for over 30 years, began been experiencing arthritis and tendonitis, in her elbow

Studies on Whole-body Cryotherapy

WHOLE-BODY CRYOTHERAPY IN INFLAMMATORY AND NON-INFLAMMATORY RHEUMATIC DISEASES KARGUS, K.BLUM, T. TÄUBER, J. TEUBER, BAYREUTH   Since 1999, our clinic is equipped with a whole-body cryochamber which is used to combat rheumatic disorders. The cryochamber design is a two-chamber system consisting of an antechamber with a temperature of approx. -60°C and a main chamber with

CRYOGENIC PHYSICAL THERAPY

Cryogenic physiotherapy— medical and generally therapeutic procedure based oil the short-term contact of the skin stuface with the gas cooled to the temperature of -IS0°C to -120° C. The duration of the contact is considerably important. Since the skin surface has to be cooled to the temperature low than 0° C (32° F) for at

Cryotherapy in the treatment of rheumatic disease

Cryotherapy in the treatment of rheumatic disease. Ksiezopolska-Pietrzak K1. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17984885 Abstract Cryotherapy is the application of a temperature lower than -100 C to the outer surface of the body, for a period of 2-3 minutes, in order to evoke and make use of physiological reactions to cold. The body’s positive response to cryotherapy is a

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