Part 2: Healing chronic illness in our kids, and setting the stage for a healthy baby

Cont …  Of course, there are forces we are never going to be able to control, and even when we do everything right there are still some people with a greater number of SNP’s and therefore higher level of biochemical over-whelm in the face of the toxic soup existing within our environments today. As one […]

Part 1: Healing chronic illness in our kids, and setting the stage for a healthy baby

Kids seem to be getting sicker and sicker.  Or at least most kids do not seem to be 100% well. What infant does not have some dry eczema patches on their body or bright red rough cheeks?  Or what baby or newborn isn’t diagnosed with reflux! Eczema, asthma, or autism, or an auto-immune illness are […]

Lyme & the three shields: Links between heavy metal toxicity and other organisms

TOXICITY, A MODERN DAY EPIDEMIC Lyme & the three shields: a co-dependant ecosystem “It’s never JUST the ONE THING when we have a chronic health condition” LYME There is a big link between heavy metal loading as a protective mechanism, as a shield, primarily within the biofilm world. Lyme, is a complex organism, in the […]

Top 5 can-do’s to positively influence your health NOW!

5 Healthy Daily Habits 1.  Go to bed at 9pm 2.  Commit to NO BLUE LIGHT from computer screens or phones past sun-down. And when you do, wear amber glasses to block out the light. 3.  Have your last meal 3 hours before bedtime 4.  Break your fast more than 12 hours after your last […]

Nutrients to support Genetic Detoxification

The very notion of detoxification brings up images in the mind of juicing, skin brushing, saunas, salads, perhaps tinged with deprivation. The desire to detox usually comes from desperation.  From having over-indulged from either recent events such as Christmas, or from an over-spent youth and abuse in former years. Facing the fact that we are […]

Part 6: What is Chronic Fatigue? Maladaptive stress responses and what this does to your life.

Once the body becomes chronically ill, stress is no longer JUST stress. Rather, we become kindled to respond to all stressors with heightened responses.  Lowering our reception of dopamine, inflaming tissues throughout our body, disarming the immune system, weakening the gut, increasing the propensity to food allergies and allergies to all chemical triggers. There is […]

Part 5: What is Chronic Fatigue? The Nervous System, Re-Wired for Stress

There is a vicious cycle within Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, where-by long-term chronic stress can be the main determiner to our stress thresh-hold in the long-term. This is neuro-plasticity, meaning changeable.  Simply put our nervous systems are capable of forming new pathways for better or for worse.  Neuroplasticity means our brains respond to stimulation, which over time, literally changes […]

Part 4: What is Chronic Fatigue? 5 Possible causations of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is understood in clinical terms to be a stress-related condition under-pined by multiple stressors experienced by the nervous system on multiple levels.  Multiple causative triggers can combine to re-kindle (re-wire) the nervous system to an increased propensity to stress sensitivity. Triggers can be experienced on the emotional, mental, physical, biological, electrical, spiritual […]

Part 3: What is Chronic Fatigue? The Role of Mitochondria and ATP

When considering Chronic Fatigue, it helps to know where within our biological systems do we create energy?  And how do we create energy? Mitochondria are rod-shaped organelles that can be considered the power generators of the cell, converting oxygen and nutrients into a substance known as Adenosine Tri-Phosphate (ATP). ATP is the chemical energy “currency” of […]