The Natural Approach

10 Tips to Enhance Respiratory Wellness – Health Education Article

Like many flu viruses, COVID-19 impacts the respiratory system and is defined as “severe acute respiratory syndrome.” Given this, it is wise for all of us to consider simple ways to enhance our respiratory wellness. As it now appears, the COVID-19 virus is characterized by obstruction of respiratory pathways with thick mucus that solidifies and blocks the airways and lungs. Limiting the development of excessive mucus has always been a good idea, and now more than ever. In addition to…

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Ascorbate Vitamin C: The Amazing Bone and Body Protector – Health Education Article

Few molecules are more abundant in healthy human cells or play a more important role in supporting bone and total body health than ascorbate (vitamin C).  When the Nobel laureate Albert Szent-Györgyi identified the long-sought-after molecule that prevented death from scurvy, he named it “ascorbic acid,” meaning without scurvy. This compound was found to be the same as the compound discovered earlier in the century, which Casimir Funk had called a “vitamine” because, like other trace factors in the diet, you die if you don’t consume it. He was studying diseases such as beriberi, pellagra, and…

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For a natural approach to osteoporosis, take these 6 steps – Health Education Article

Just as every animal in the forest has perfect bone health, so the human skeleton was designed to last a lifetime. Today, however, weak bones and needless low trauma fracture are all too common. Half of the US population over the age of 50 has either osteoporosis or osteopenia and one in two women and one in four men will break a bone due to osteoporosis. Many millions are told each year that they should take bone drugs, even though the…

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Deep Breathing For Bone Health — Better Bones – Health Education Article

[Updated March 8, 2019] Ancient health practitioners in Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine considered breath (prana in the Vedic system and qi in TCM) so important to health that they developed very specific breathing exercises to ensure the effective intake of air energy. We in the West recognize breathing as essential, too, yet we take for granted that its only purpose is providing our “must-have” oxygen—and that’s far from the case. Western science has started to learn from Eastern tradition and…

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