Body Temperature

Body Cleansing Detoxification Starts With the Skin

…functions. It also helps control body temperature, store chemicals, synthesize several compounds such as vitamin D, receive environmental messages, and act as an elimination organ. This last function is of particular importance in dealing with skin diseases. Waste products and body toxins that are filtered and…

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7 Steps to Healthy Sleep

body temperature begins to drop about 1 degree. This is one of the key signals from the brain to slow down and start the sleep process. Unfortunately, many of us continually override this signal by forcing our minds and bodies to keep going. Fortunately, you can easily reinstate this body temperature

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The Power of Proper Sleep

…depression, minimize fatigue and, according to the latest research, even slow the aging process and increase life span by slightly lowering the body's core temperature. Best of all, it provides a free nightly boost to your immune system and a healthy dose of natural, anticancer potion. Now it’s your turn…

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5 Warming Foods for Digestive Health

…influence digestion in different ways. Warming food helps improve the digestive process by increasing circulation, dispelling the cold by raising body temperature, and help with bloat after eating. Eating warming foods can help keep off Holiday weight thanks to the science of dietary thermogenesis, where…

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How To Make a Castor Oil Pack

…pack in place and to keep oil from getting on bedding, the body can be wrapped in a large bath towel. * The pack should remain in place for at least one hour, and the temperature of the heating pad should be kept at the highest temperature tolerable to the patient. * When you remove the pack, the remaining…

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Recovering from An Alcohol Addiction: Part I - Nutrition

…experience, cravings and addictions are intimately connected to nutritional deficiencies—and the first step toward recovery should be to boost the body's stores of those lost nutrients. Vitamins In people who abuse alcohol, you routinely find deficiencies in most of the water-soluble vitamins (C and…

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Cleanse with Cabbage Juice

…detoxifying agents and can stop the formation of colon cancer. * One of the more fascinating uses of cab-bage and/or cabbage juice may be in protecting the body against radiation. In the 1950’s, our military found that simply eating cabbage provided a protective effect against lethal dosages of radiation.…

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Could Castor Oil Cure Everything?

…bath towel to keep oil from getting on your bedding. Then place the entire pack against your body with the oil-soaked flannel next to your skin. * Relax for an hour with the heating pad at the highest temperature you can tolerate. * When you remove the pad, massage the remaining oil into your skin or clean…

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Little-Known Factors that Can Trigger Gout

…undissolved crystals leading to inflammation and gout attacks. * Sudden drops in the pH (where the body becomes more acidic) are thought to bring on attacks. * Hypothermia (exposing the joint to cold temperatures) causes uric acid to crystalize and leads to problems. Now it's your turn: What do you do to prevent…

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Flaxseed: The Perfect Food

…pressure, heart attack, stroke, and clogged arteries. Flaxseed and flax oil can provide the same benefits as eating fish—at a nominal cost. Your body can convert the fatty acid LNA (alpha linolenic acid) found in flax oil into EPA, the beneficial fish oil. Now, I'm not advocating that you quit eating…

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The Natural Pain Reliever You Keep in Your Kitchen

Feeling the cold winter temperatures right down to your bones? You aren’t alone, especially if you suffer from arthritis or any other kind of joint pain. For relief, you may be tempted to reach for over-the-counter painkillers, but these medications have many unwanted side effects. Instead, I recommend…

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