By Dr John Douillard, DC Originally published in LA Yoga Ayurveda & Health Magazine New Understandings Unlock The Secrets Of This Elusive Hormone History of Vitamin D Deficiency Vitamin D deficiency disease, also known as Rickets, was reported as far back as the 1600s as a bone softening disease. It was originally treated with cod
It’s hard to ignore when 2 time Nobel Prize Winner, Dr. Linus Pauling stated: “You can trace every sickness, every disease and every ailment to a mineral deficiency.” 94% of Americans don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables to meet minimum mineral RDAs. Even the trace minerals in organic foods are depleted. As far back as
As children we often cope with adversity by enduring emotional stress through the digestive system, most commonly with a “tummy ache.” Studies have now mapped this process by locating 95% of the body’s serotonin, (a neurotransmitter that stabilizes mood) in a surprising place: only 5% of it is found in the brain and the rest
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Twenty-six percent of people reported constipation in one study by the American Cancer Society that surveyed 1,064,004 men and women(1). Few people realize that constipation significantly increases the risk for colon cancer(2), poor immunity, fatigue and deficiencies.
With kids back to school, the weather getting cooler and the days getting shorter we should all be asking ourselves a couple of questions. How do I boost my family’s immunity this winter? and Did I get enough sun exposure this summer to optimize my Vitamin D3 levels? If you are still avoiding the sun
Excess stress causes exhaustion, which can create a host of problems for us. This article, while it deals mostly with sleep support, also offers strategies to rejuvenate the nervous system so that we have the energy needed to enjoy better sleep, mood, focus and vitality. This exhaustion may be responsible for fatigue, poor focus and
‘Tis the season of celebrating with friends and family – and you have a seemingly endless to-do list to get ready for it all. But your festive holiday plans can be quickly derailed if you fall victim to a winter bug Originally Posted In Yoga Journal Magazine By Catherine Guthrie Colds and flus can strike
By Dr John Douillard DC Originally published in the November 2009 issue of Herb | Garden Magazine, Nature through Nurture Use these herbs to build and maintain a strong immune system. The pervasive impact of stress on the immune system has recently reared its ugly head with the panic over the Swine Flu “epidemic”. Asian flu,
Allergy and Headache Support Do you or anyone you know suffer with allergies at this time of year? One of the best remedies for allergies is to use neti and nasya daily, which only takes a few minutes a day. Performing neti and nasya regularly will clear sinus congestion, relieve allergies and help with mental
Described as the most holy plant on earth in the ancient Vedic Puranas, tulsi is still revered today as holier than holy. For thousands of years, tulsi has been grown for spiritual purposes in the backyards of most Indian homes. Its branches are sanded into beads and worn to enhance spiritual progress. Its fragrance is
After doing the Daily Home Oil Massage, lubricate your ears, cervical lymph and nasal passages as described below. Lubricate the Eustachian Tubes & Cervical Lymph Use an eye dropper or tincture dropper to place a few drops of body temperature oil in the ears before bed for an incredibly easy way to keep the sinuses,