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

What Is Bee Propolis? 10 Great Uses

Source: What Is Bee Propolis? 10 Great Uses by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Most people are familiar with the gorgeous yellow and amber colors typical of honeycomb and beeswax. But another bee-produced substance exists and it doesn’t get discussed quite as much — propolis. Propolis is a resinous material that bees use to seal … Continue reading What Is Bee Propolis? 10 Great Uses

The Health Benefits of Sleeping Naked

Insomnia is a bigger issue in the United States than most people think. More than a third of all American adults aren’t getting enough sleep. That’s enough to be considered an epidemic. Sleeplessness doesn’t just make you yawn; it has a significant effect on obesity, diabetes, blood circulation, muscle health, heart health, the immune system, … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Sleeping Naked

10 Natural Remedies for Athlete’s Foot

Source: 10 Natural Remedies for Athlete’s Foot by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that usually thrives in warm, damp places. The fungus, Tinea pedis, grows between the toes, on top of the feet, on toenails and between the fingers. White patches, scaly patches, and redness are all indicative of … Continue reading 10 Natural Remedies for Athlete’s Foot

Best Vitamins and Minerals for Hair Growth

Hair loss and thinning hair is a problem that affects many people. By the age of 35, about 66% of men will experience some type of hair loss or thinning. By their mid-50s, about 85% of men will have lost a significant amount of hair.[1]Although it’s talked about less, hair loss affects women as well; … Continue reading Best Vitamins and Minerals for Hair Growth

Biotin: Benefits, Function, Best Sources, and More

Biotin is a B-complex vitamin required by every cell in the body. B vitamins are a class of chemically distinct vitamins that help your body process food into energy. Also known as vitamin H, coenzyme R, and vitamin B7, biotin helps the body metabolize fats, protein,[1] and carbohydrates. The human body needs biotin for normal … Continue reading Biotin: Benefits, Function, Best Sources, and More

Is Biotin the Answer for Hair Growth?

Like other B vitamins, biotin is an essential nutrient that’s almost inexplicably important. It helps the body break down proteins, fats, and carbohydrates.[1] It is a cofactor in many enzyme-driven metabolic reactions.[2] And, because biotin deficiency can lead to hair loss (and other effects like depression or an inflamed rash on the face), biotin has … Continue reading Is Biotin the Answer for Hair Growth?

10 Tips for Healthy Natural Hair

You can make your very own organic, natural hair products at home for a fraction of the cost of most product lines. It’s easy to create organic shampoos, conditioners, and hair masks right in your kitchen. Completely natural, non-toxic hair products offer hydration, nutrition and stimulation to the scalp and hair. Here are some of … Continue reading 10 Tips for Healthy Natural Hair

Can Iodine Help With Hair Loss?

It is clear that the micro-nutrient iodine (And iron, magnesium and zinc) is a key essential element for the normal growth and development in all of the body’s organ and tissue systems. Iodine in combination with the aforementioned minerals is often considered the best “hair growth minerals” you can take for healthy hair. If you … Continue reading Can Iodine Help With Hair Loss?