A healthy, resting adult takes 12 to 20 breaths per minute. Children, from school-age to preschoolers and younger, take many more. It’s normal for a toddler to take twice as many breaths as an adult, and an infant may take a full three times more. Every breath matters, especially for their developing lungs, but more … Continue reading HOW TO IMPROVE AIR QUALITY AT YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL
Prenatal exposures to environmental pollutants may lead to chronic diseases later in life. Toxic effects of environmental pollution on human health are well recognized. Yet, for a long time conventional wisdom held that a child developing in the womb is sufficiently protected and insulated by the placenta from harmful pollutants outside. This expectation no longer … Continue reading Epigenetics and environmental chemical exposures
Source: Mercury Undercover: A Must-See Documentary by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM A documentary was recently released that I am a part of. It’s called “Mercury Undercover.”This gripping documentary breaks down why mercury is toxic, what mercury poisoning does to your health and what we can do to protect ourselves and future generations. Have … Continue reading Mercury Undercover: A Must-See Documentary
Anyone who has breathing difficulties knows just how much it can seriously affect quality of life. Unfortunately, as pollution levels rise, so, too, does the rate of asthma. Recent data from the Center for Disease Control reveals hard truths. In the U.S., for example, 1 in 12 adults have asthma and 9 die from it every … Continue reading 5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Asthma
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is on the rise, and the ‘disorder’ is now affecting many adults. With such an influx of new diagnoses each day, many people might be wondering what is causing it. As with any disorder there is a likely contributor, or a multitude of contributors. While it could be any number of things, … Continue reading Do You Know These 6 Causes of ADHD?
Source: Recognizing and Avoiding Common Household Toxins by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM Many people don’t realize the number of toxins they are surrounded by in their home. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the air in homes and other buildings is usually more polluted than the air outdoors, even in major … Continue reading Recognizing and Avoiding Common Household Toxins
Himalayan salt has many great health benefits, especially when used with food. Using a Himalayan Salt Inhaler offers an easy, drug-free way to conveniently get many of the multiple benefits of salt-air therapy. This article will discuss Himalayan salt inhaler therapy and the health benefits associated with its use. What is Salt Therapy? Humans have been … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Himalayan Salt Inhalers
Candles are great for encouraging relaxation and creating a calm, serene environment. A candle’s aroma and soft, warm glow sets a nice tone for romance, sophistication, and tranquility. Most candles today feature a variety of aromas. While refreshing they may be, the chemicals used to produce a candle’s fragrance can be toxic and can contribute to … Continue reading Are Your Candles Emitting Toxins?
Source: The Importance of Organic Carpet Cleaners by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM Every time toxic cleaners are used, there’s a heavy impact on our environment. It does not matter whether the cleaners are poured, sprayed, washed, rinsed, or dumped; the harmful effects are the same. When we use these things we risk adding toxins … Continue reading The Importance of Organic Carpet Cleaners
Source: How to Stay Healthy at Work This Winter by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM The end of the year is a stressful time at work, with deadlines to meet, coworkers on vacation, and new projects and priorities to start thinking about. It’s also the time of year when sickness goes around, especially at … Continue reading How to Stay Healthy at Work This Winter