“High Blood Pressure May Be a Choice?” Really?

I had to respond! You know how so many Facebook posts are worded to make you check them out? Worded to get the click! Whether I saw this on Facebook or not I can't remember but when I saw the Title, "High Blood Pressure May Be a Choice", that hooked me in and got me to click. What Was on the Page? On clicking the link and I'll share that link in a minute, I found a…

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How To Easily Take Control Of Your Health

The most striking thing I notice when people talk about health is that they think of it as being just like the weather. "It happens; and I didn't do it". We don't nowadays blame ourselves if the day is cloudy or stormy neither do we generally blame a weather god, we turn instead to the weather forecast and check the facts so we can decide whether to take an umbrella, wear waterproofs or just stay at home.…

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4 Things That Can Prevent Most Chronic Disease!

Chronic disease is what most people die of. It is disease that works its way into our lives and often only becomes obvious in our middle years and lives with us generally becoming more of a burden as we age and at some stage becoming g more than we can handle by ourselves and forcing us to get professional help. But it does not have to be this way. Heart disease or more properly artery disease begins…

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Are You OK With Vitamin K ?

The chicks were dying. They were bleeding to death due to their inadequate diet and scientific research was done to find out what was responsible, in other words what was missing from their diet and causing the bleeding. The first major clue was that the chicks were on a low fat, no cholesterol diet. The Danish Scientist Henrik Dam found after a series of trials that when alfalfa and cholesterol was added to the chick's diet the…

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It’s Time to Talk About Wellness

We have an epidemic of heart disease right across the world. We also have epidemics of diabetes, Alzheimer's, cancer and stroke. How big is the task facing our Doctors and hospitals of modern medicine? According to the World Health Organisation, " An estimated 17 million people die of CVDs, particularly heart attacks and strokes, every year." So you might be surprised by my claim that it is time to talk about wellness. How can such a woolly…

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Healing is Easy, Allowing is Hard

In previous articles in this Healing Series we have looked at fascinating questions about What is healing and How it happens. Today we focus on one issue, a stony issue, at the heart of healing, the issue of "Allowing". Wilt thou be well? Wilt thou be made whole? The old English in the King James version of the Bible, John 5:6 has an almost mesmeric beauty and I make these comments not from the point of view…

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This Healing Process…

Healing is a process. Put simply it is about becoming whole and that of course is where things get mysterious and interesting. Because if I ask you whether or not you want healing it implies that there is some wound or some stuckness in your life. And even deeper, whether or not you want to be whole, to be more than you allow yourself to be right now? Well, do you? If this is challenging to us…

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How To Think Zinc To Stay In The Pink

There's a story that you can tell the age of the cook by how salty the food they have cooked tastes. The idea is that since many elderly people don't have enough zinc in their diet and it is the zinc that powers our taste buds that our elderly zinc deficient chefs will taste the food and not really taste the salt very well… …so more salt is added. I'm a Jazz cook, I make things up…

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Flu shots? You Must Be Kidding!

Sometimes men call flu what most women call a cold; both colds and flu are viral illnesses but flu symptoms are more severe. Without a laboratory test it is impossible to know whether or not you have flu rather than a cold but severe tiredness and a high fever along with aches and pains and perhaps a headache are good indicators of a flu attack. And you can catch flu whether or not you have had a…

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What is Healing Anyway?

Healing is one of the most used words in the world of health. We often use the word generally often broken legs and other fractures and without looking at exactly what is going on when we heal. Healing means mending; we can use the word to describe the apparently automatic process we expect to occur when we cut ourselves in the kitchen or get a Bee sting in the garden or even when we break a limb…

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