Archive for the ‘Cleansing and Detoxification’ Category

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Benefits of Juicing

Benefits: * Juice therapy offers a balanced away to supplement the diet. * It stimulates the immune system * Reduces blood pressure * Aids in detoxification * Protects the body from harmful environmental factors * Ideal remedy for individuals suffering from nausea or digestive problems. Nutritional Qualities: * Concentrated energy * Rich in vitamins, minerals […]

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Understanding Detoxification

“I fast for greater physical and mental efficiency” – Plato What is detoxification? Our bodies naturally do it everyday. Detoxification is a normal body process of eliminating or neutralizing toxins through the colon, liver, kidneys, lungs, lymph and skin.  In fact, internal detoxification is one of our body’s most basic automatic functions.  Just as our […]

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Cleansing & Detoxification

Hydrotherapy            Hydrotherapy—the therapeutic use of water, steam, and ice—has been used for centuries to effectively treat injuries and a wide range of illnesses.  Treatment techniques include baths (full body and specific body parts), compresses, showers, sitz baths, steam baths, and whirlpools.  Hospitals, clinics, and spas worldwide use forms of hydrotherapy as safe and effective methods […]

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Bodywork for Detoxification

Exercise has significant influence on detoxification.  — Exercise speeds up removal of toxins through perspiration.  Sweating helps expel toxins through the skin, your body’s largest organ of elimination.  Exercising to the point of perspiration offers overheating therapy benefits, too.  Tests show that when athletes sweat, for example, they excrete potential cancer causing elements, like heavy […]

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Benefits of Sauna

Benefits of Sauna When you take a sauna, the heat pumps up blood circulation near the skin and stimulate sweating. The Finnish, who are known for sauna therapy, say a proper sauna elicits about a quart of sweat per hour. I generally encourage sweating. It helps the body rid itself of unwanted materials and improves […]

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Increasing Cellular Energy in People with Fibromyalgia

Studies show that poor cellular energy production due to poisoning of the energy-producing machinery of the cell (the mitochondria) is a common characteristic in both fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.  In studies at the Abington Memorial Hospital in Pennsylvania, rheumatology researchers found that fibromyalgia patients suffer from a condition that could be described loosely as […]

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Fibromyalgia- An Energy Crisis

In many ways, you could call fibromyalgia an energy crisis because one of the biggest complaints expressed by people diagnosed with the disorder is the feeling of complete and utter exhaustion and the lack of energy and vitality.   In support of this hypothesis, some studies have found that fibromyalgia patients suffer from a condition in […]