Minerals are the pervasive and ubiquitous catalysts for cellular functions. Some minerals function to increase the electrical potential of cells. Other minerals function as metalloenzymes, which then can act as enzyme reactors in cells, signal transducers and messengers. In human nutrition, minerals play pivotal roles in the body’s multitude of functions. Aberrations in mineral activity,
If the stomach and large intestine exist in a pH that is not optimal, or in a pH that is not sufficiently acid, there can be numerous consequences such as chronic infections, candida albicans overgrowth, high amounts of putrefactive bacteria, “leaky gut” and dysbiosis. In order for proper digestion to occur, the stomach must be
Oxidative stress has been identified as a primary cause of free radical activity and the development of numerous degenerative conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer’s. Free radicals are any atom or molecule with an unpaired electron. Unregulated free radical activity is a primary cause of cell destruction. Inflammation Inflammation is the
For a great number of years, people have been led to believe by medical authorities that the lower the total cholesterol and LDL levels, the better. As more and more research surfaces, it is apparent that this belief is terribly incorrect. A very interesting correlation exists between many different types of autoimmune diseases and the
One thing that I have learned is that healing is a journey. Complex endocrine and hormonal issues take time to correct. There is no doubt about it: hormone and endocrine issues can be some of the more complex and involved issues to resolve, largely because the endocrine system is quite complex, and there are many
Endocrine dysfunction is becoming increasingly more common. Thyroid conditions are epidemic. Adrenal exhaustion is all too common. There are a plethora of approaches to healing, restoration and regeneration of the endocrine system. However it should be pointed out that correcting these issues are often complex, take a good deal of patience and attention to detail.