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Auto-Immune Posts

Real cause of ME discovered—and, no, it’s not all in your mind

https://www.wddty.com/news/2018/12/real-cause-of-me-discovered-and-no-its-not-all-in-your-mind.html?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=enews_31122018&utm_term&utm_content&bt_ee=cauMV62uRkz933zOjUL5ybdkj6aHr%2FtAFS3tQtt3xYMvfvuvVf8aHTAzusWo8K6i&bt_ts=1546254425215 About the author:  Bryan Hubbard December 27th 2018 in Fatigue, Hepatitis C Some doctors still quietly believe that chronic fatigue syndrome, or ME, is more in the mind of the sufferer—but new research has finally put paid to the theory. Instead, it’s triggered by an overactive immune system, a discovery that fits with the […]

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Do Not Feed Your Child Infant Soy Formula

Story at-a-glance Breast milk is an ideal food for infants. Ideally, breast-feed your child for at least six months or longer. If unable to breast-feed, making your own homemade formula is your healthiest option Most commercial infant formulas are very high in processed sugar and other questionable ingredients. Soy formulas are among the most dangerous […]

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Styrofoam Really Is Bad for Your Health

My niece is a college student, and forget about the healthy snacks that my sister once plied her with — frozen blueberries, raw carrots and peppers, Greek yogurt. Now she and her roommates subsist on salty soups in Styrofoam containers that they heat in the communal microwave. This, too, will pass, I know, but a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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