Archive for the ‘Neurological Disorders’ Category

Why You Are Craving Chocolate

Friday, June 20th, 2014
Chocolate Cravings Indicate Magnesium Deficiency

If you're craving chocolate, your body may be trying to tell you something.

Everyone has cravings. Craving what our body needs is natural and often alerts us to deficiencies in vitamins, minerals, proteins, sugar, or water. The most common source of food cravings is dehydration. Before you reach for a snack or extra meal, reach for a tall glass of water. If the craving goes away within about 20 minutes, then you have satisfied your body’s need.
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Vitamin Deficiencies that Cause Pain

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Vitamins for Pain

Is your pain being caused by simple vitamin deficiencies? Get it straight before you medicate.

Vitamin deficiencies can cause all sorts of pain, health conditions, and neurological problems. Before masking symptoms with medication, you should be aware of which ones could be caused by a simple vitamin deficiency. This is especially true if you consider that many common medications deplete our vitamin stores or hinder the absorption of vitamins that we are eating or taking. We recommend that you have your doctor check for these specific vitamin deficiencies before resorting to medication to treat your pain.
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Uses and Benefits of Vitamin E

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Vitamin E Supplement

Is Vitamin E Supplementation Right for YOU?

Vitamin E is used in many bodily functions. It is classified as an antioxidant vitamin, meaning that it helps in cellular repair and protects cells from damage. Vitamin E is obtained through our diets, in vegetables, oils, eggs, fruit, and meats. People use vitamin E supplements to treat diabetes and to reduce their chances of heart attack, blood clots, cancer, and high blood pressure. Vitamin E is Research has shown that vitamin E supplementation is helpful for lots of health conditions, when done correctly under medical supervision.
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Feeling Tired and Old? Is Vitamin C Your Miracle Supplement?

Thursday, February 27th, 2014
Sick and tired of being sick and tired?

How Vitamin C Deficiency Is Sucking the Life Out of You.

If you are deficient in vitamin C, you will quickly notice the signs of scurvy setting in. These symptoms are synonymous with what most people consider “feeling old”. First, you’ll be unmotivated to do anything. You’ll be tired, lethargic, and back-and-forth between depressed and anxious or irritable. Next, you will notice receding or spongy gums, bleeding gums, and bleeding from mucous membranes. This is the collagen matrix that holds your teeth securely in place breaking down. If you start getting sores on your thighs and legs, you are in very dangerous territory, as your body is completely breaking down, inside and out. After your teeth fall out, you will become jaundiced, get a fever, and die.
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How to Heal Leaky Gut Syndrome

Friday, January 31st, 2014
Leaky Gut Syndrome Bone Broth

Could healing your gut also heal your disease?

In our article “Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases Caused by a Leaky Gut?” we described how a leaky gut happens, what diseases it causes, and what to avoid to keep your gut healthy. “Refined flours and highly processed foods are really hard on the epithelial lining of the gut. High glycemic index foods, dairy products, and gluten are damaging. High chronic caffeine use, excessive alcohol consumption, and overuse of antibiotics are bad for the epithelial lining. All of these things weaken the bonds between the cells letting particles escape.
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Neurological Disorders and Vitamin D Part 2

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Neurological Vitamins

Are all of your Neurological Symptoms Being Caused by an Underlying Vitamin Deficiency?

Part 2: Why Vitamin D May or May Not Be Helping You

Before you begin, you may want to read Part 1 of this series by clicking here.

I’m Already Taking Medication for my Neurological Problems.

Most neurological disorders are treated with medications that alter the amounts of different hormones that are used by the body. Your doctor may prescribe a drug that increases serotonin absorption, for example. The problem with these medications is that they don’t fix the root of the problem. Over long treatment periods, they can cause the body to make less of the already depleted hormone. Supplementing with vitamin D and carefully managing prescription medication dosages can help you to fix the underlying sleep disorder that is causing the neurological symptoms.
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Neurological Disorders and Vitamin D

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

brain disorder tree graphic

How is vitamin D deficiency affecting your brain?

Part 1: Learning How Vitamin D Is Used

People with neurological problems such as chronic pain, chronic headaches, tremors, depression, dizziness, stroke and memory loss will almost always have abnormal sleep study results, even when they are completely unaware of any sleep problems. Furthermore, most sleep issues can be drastically improved or eradicated by increasing vitamin D levels. It turns out that a vast majority of neurological problems can also be eliminated by vitamin D supplementation.
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Restore Mental Energy and Improve Memory

Monday, July 22nd, 2013
Memory Puzzle

Do you feel like your brain is missing something? It could be your vitamins.

Vitamins and supplements can enhance mental well-being, energy, mood, memory and clarity. Recent studies show that vitamins and mineral increases can sometimes be as effective as increasing psychiatric drugs. Subjects experienced decreased anxiety and relief from depression. The studies determined that the mental energy gained from the supplements helped subjects to be more prepared when handling stressful situations. It also found that stress responses were more appropriate and shorter lived than before. When the stress response is better controlled or regulated, anxiety and depression are naturally relieved.
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How to Combat Chronic Pain, Fatigue and Anxiety without Drugs

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Chronic Pain Chronic Fatigue

Produce More Serotonin and Norepinephrine Naturally

Conditions such as fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue are brought on by lowered levels of serotonin and norepinephrine. Serotonin and norepinephrine are neurotransmitters that become depleted by stress, lack of sleep, dietary or physical activity shortfalls, illness and disease. Lower levels of these can cause depression, sleep problems, anxiety, and fatigue.

Norepinephrine is the neurotransmitter (hormone) responsible for alertness, motivation, and the ability to stay awake when you’re supposed to be awake. Serotonin is basically the opposite hormone responsible for calmness and restful sleep. A good supply and balance of these two hormones is necessary for mental “well-being”, or psychological wellness.
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Prevention of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Monday, April 1st, 2013
Neuro Disease

Stop Memory Loss and Neurological Diseases with Diet, Vitamins and Supplements

New studies show that your diet can have a drastic effect on your brain. As we age, myelin sheaths and connective tissues of the brain are broken down. Neurotransmitters malfunction, inflammation sets in, and antioxidant defenses decline. Neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease), and memory loss, can all be set into motion when antioxidant defenses are overwhelmed and inflammation sets in.
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