Are you troubled by specific physical wellness issues that are interfering with your quality of life? First, let me say I'm sorry you don't feel well and that you are having health problems. I know they make life difficult and feel scary, confusing, and overwhelming.
Whether you're suffering from a diagnosed illness or you are suffering with the pangs of unpleasant symptoms or concerns, my hope is that you find here the information you need to feel more confident and empowered to heal and take care of your body for the rest of your life. It is my hope that you feel encouraged by the fact that although getting better takes commitment and consistent action, it can be easier and enjoyable than you thought possible.
If you are already in good health, congratulations! The information on the following pages offer you tips and suggestions for staying healthy and getting even healthier. Although there is no guarantee that you won't succumb to an illness no matter how well you take care of yourself, it helps to stack the deck in your favor (so to speak) and to do what you can to live a vital, healthy life.
Congratulations for wanting to improve your physical health. You will find the following topics covered in this guide: digestive health, weight loss, holistic pain relief, energy, detoxing the body, and smoking.
Do you have a specific physical wellness concern you want to heal? Although this site does not address specific illnesses (except for cancer) at this time, many lifestyle diseases have their roots in the same causes. Addressing what goes into your mind and body, and what comes out of your mind and body are essential to true healing.
Note: Please consult with your medical provider before taking supplements, changing your diet, or making significant lifestyle changes to make sure there are not contraindications with your medications or health condition. Also note that if your doctors cannot find a cause for your symptoms or you want to do more than just address symptoms, there are alternative resources that can help you get to the root of the issue. Read about my experience taking the Matrix Assessment Profile here.
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How to Boost Your Immunity and Protect Yourself During Outbreaks - Your immune system is your protection against incoming bacterial, fungal, and viral invaders. Even if you succumb to a novel germ, a robust immune system can clear out the infection faster than a weak immune system and prevent you from becoming very ill for a longer period of time, or worse. This article discusses commonsense practices to protect yourself from contagious illnesses, as well as foods, herbs, and supplements that support your immune system and overall physical wellness.
Stress and Health - Physical, mental, and environmental stressors can have a detrimental effect on your mental and physical wellness. Stress causes elevated cortisol levels, which impacts physical functioning and your ability to heal. Over time, chronic stress causes your body to age faster. Emotional distress, such as the loss of a loved one, can negatively affect the health of your heart and cardiovascular system.
Holistic Pain Relief - Pain can put a major crimp on your life and your lifestyle. It can make doing even the simplest tasks difficult or impossible. Physical wellness can suffer when you can't exercise, sleep well, or eat right because pain keeps you down.
There are many reasons for pain - injury, degeneration, disease, and not a one-sized fits all answer for alleviating it. Fortunately, when physical pain is a problem, holistic pain relief techniques and pain relieving supplements, herbs and foods can be a godsend for easing discomfort, making movement easier, and providing other health benefits.
How to Restore Your Digestive Health - If you are experiencing 'tummy troubles', intestinal problems, or unexplained physical symptoms (including fatigue and low energy), take a look at your digestive health. Find out how to heal your gut so you feel better and are better able to absorb the nutrients your body needs for optimal health.
How to Have More Energy - Are you suffering from excess fatigue and lack of energy? If burning the candle at both ends instead of getting enough sleep isn't the reason, then the first step to restoring your energy is to find out why you are always so tired.
You don't have to settle for an inactive life or live from one caffeinated drink to another (which only drains your energy reserves in the long run). You can have more zip by closing your energy drains, putting some of these tips into practice, and using natural, healthy energy boosters to help you get up and go with more ease.
Detoxify Your Body - Did you know that by your late 50's, your body likely houses over 700 types of synthetics? Yuck! This toxicity can compromise physical wellness and put you at higher risk for disease.
Fortunately, your body's natural detoxification system is well equipped to eliminate metabolic waste and other toxins.
Learn how to take the strain off this overburdened system and give it what it needs to get the job done optimally.
Healthy Weight Loss Tips - Frustration with body weight is a top of mind issue that compromises mental well-being and body wellness. In mid-life, maintaining a healthy weight in order to look and feel good can be a challenging goal.When we put media-driven ideas of perfection aside and focus on good health, realistic goals, and a positive body image, it is attainable.
The following tips can help you eat the best healthy weight loss diet in order to lose weight and keep it off.
Cancer can have several causes. This scary disease is predicted to affect half of us by our later years.
The good news is that there is much you can do to prevent cancer and help yourself heal from it with a holistic natural approach. There are also effective, safe alternative and natural cancer treatments being developed and successfully used with and without conventional methods.
Specific physical wellness issues can be problematic at any age, but the older we get, the more at risk we are. Pain, digestive troubles, lack of energy, and weight gain are common issues that put a serious damper on your quality of life. Not only that, but they put you in a vicious cycle of premature aging, a variety of unpleasant symptoms, and lifestyle diseases.
If you are suffering from any of these health problems, know there is hope for healing. Learn about your condition, seek professional help if needed, and do what it takes to heal and feel your best. You can do it.