Mental Health

Jaw problems and Bruxism

It is estimated that at least 40% of the population suffers from one or several symptoms associated with Temporomandibular (TMJ, or jaw) dysfunction. It is a cause of migraine, clicking, locking and pain in the jaw, ears and sinus region. It has been called many names, the most common labels as listed below: TMD (Temporomandibular Disorder) CMD (Craniomandibular Disorder) CFPD (Craniofacial Pain and Dysfunction)

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Arthritis

What is Arthritis? Wear and tear, like death and taxes, are one of the few certainties in life. While a certain amount of regeneration of tissues occurs all the time, sustained mechanical stresses, traumas, toxicity and neuropsychological triggers (like depression, anxiety etc.) can create levels of tissue damage that can only heal through scarring and other processes of repair. Arthritis is one such condition.

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Addressing Menopause

Women are increasingly concerned about the potential dangers of fluctuating hormone levels during and following menopause – but synthetic hormone replacement therapy has come under fire for its potential risks.  What’s a woman to do? Consider natural alternatives.   In the past 40 years, menopause, once unmentioned and borne in silence in Western society, has come to be regarded as one of the key life events that can compromise women’s physical, mental and emotional well-being. With the increase in women’s life expectancy and their expectation of retaining vitality and vigor far longer than their mothers, women initially were offered a solution in the form of hormone replacement therapy. However, HRT is a fairly crude attempt to offset the decrease in natural hormone levels occurring at menopause by introducing a variety of synthetic or animal estrogenic compounds and/or progesterone, at various levels, with dosage largely adjusted by a process of trial and error.

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Fighting PMS With Sound Nutrition

As many as one in five women suffer from premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

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