DETERMINATION OF OXIDATION TYPE BY MEANS OF TISSUE ELECTROLYTE RATIOS

Abstract A method of determining oxidation types by means of hair tissue mineral ratios was evaluated by reviewing 55 patient files.  Correlations were assessed between tissue calcium/potassium, sodium/magnesium, and sodium/potassium ratios, and nine signs and symptoms of oxidation type. Hair mineral ratios were found to be good predictors of signs and symptoms of oxidation type. Introduction … Continue reading DETERMINATION OF OXIDATION TYPE BY MEANS OF TISSUE ELECTROLYTE RATIOS

Epsom Salt: 10 Benefits for the Bath and Other Uses

  Source: Epsom Salt: 10 Benefits for the Bath and Other Uses by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Epsom salt is a potent mineral compound comprised of magnesium and sulfate. It is widely used to relieve many minor health issues. Soaking in a bath with Epsom salt can relieve achy feet and soothe sore … Continue reading Epsom Salt: 10 Benefits for the Bath and Other Uses

Calcium in Vegetables

Source: Calcium in Vegetables by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM You may be surprised to learn that there is enough calcium in vegetables to supply all of your daily calcium requirements. The advertising industry has led us all to believe that cow’s milk is the best primary source of this vital element. Not only … Continue reading Calcium in Vegetables

What’s the Best Calcium Supplement?

Source: What’s the Best Calcium Supplement? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Calcium deficiency and imbalance is a growing problem and a concern to many; and those who aren’t concerned probably should be. Calcium deficiency is contributes to the prevalence of many horrible health problems that affect more than the bones and teeth. Calcium … Continue reading What’s the Best Calcium Supplement?

Two Types of Calcium Deficiency

Source: Two Types of Calcium Deficiency by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  When considering the crucial role that calcium plays within the body, it is no wonder that a deficiency of this mineral can lead to a whole series of problems – many of which can not only heavily impact your way of life … Continue reading Two Types of Calcium Deficiency

What Is Calcium Toxicity and Hypercalcemia?

In some ways, a healthy human body can be likened to a fine tuned, quality engine. A solid engine is more than mechanically sound, it has also been given the proper fluids and fuels necessary to operate. It might have gas, but without oil, there will be problems. Conversely, adequate oil and inadequate gas is … Continue reading What Is Calcium Toxicity and Hypercalcemia?

Infographic! 10 Calcium-Rich Fruits!

Dairy is NOT the only source of calcium! We created this infographic to raise awareness that plant sources of calcium are available. If you missed the original article, 10 Fruits Rich in Calcium, be sure to check that out too. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, or just looking for an alternative to dairy calcium, hopefully this info … Continue reading Infographic! 10 Calcium-Rich Fruits!

Kidney Stones and Pregnancy: What Every Woman Should Know

Kidney stones affect both the mother and the unborn baby, negatively impacting health, development, and delivery. Now, being pregnant doesn’t necessarily increase the chances you’re going to develop kidney stones, but it is important to note that being pregnant can increase the difficulty in remedying them… and every pregnant, or may-become pregnant, woman should pay special … Continue reading Kidney Stones and Pregnancy: What Every Woman Should Know

10 Facts about Calcium

Did you know that calcium accounts for around 1.5 to 2 percent of your body weight? This vital mineral is perhaps best known to strengthen bones, teeth, the heart, and slash your risk of developing a number of diseases. On the contrary, a calcium deficiency can lead to common conditions like hypertension, seizures, and much more. Perhaps … Continue reading 10 Facts about Calcium

What Is Calcium?

Calcium is, quite simply, an essential element that is highly important for living organisms to survive. This includes humans and 1.5 to 2% of a human’s overall body weight consists of the element calcium. Represented by the elemental symbol of ‘Ca’, a certain amount of calcium is required each day in order to avoid a … Continue reading What Is Calcium?