Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Natural Remedies That Work

Source: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Natural Remedies That Work by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  We all feel tired, even exhausted, some of the time. But for some people, the exhaustion never lets up, and it comes along with physical discomfort, sleep issues, and trouble with memory and concentration. Anywhere from about 800,000 to 2.5 … Continue reading Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Natural Remedies That Work

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Circadian Rhythms, Epigenetics and Disease

Epigenetics has many connections to our cellular processes. It regulates the expression of our genes, so it wouldn’t surprise us that epigenetics is involved in the regulation of our circadian rhythms as well. But what exactly are these circadian rhythms and how can they be involved in certain processes of health and disease? What are circadian rhythms? Circadian rhythms are … Continue reading Circadian Rhythms, Epigenetics and Disease

How to Stay Awake at Work: 15 Quick Tips

Source: How to Stay Awake at Work: 15 Quick Tips by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Perhaps you woke up this morning with a spring in your step, helped along by a cup or two of coffee. But now, in front of your computer screen, the caffeine has worn off and your eyelids feel … Continue reading How to Stay Awake at Work: 15 Quick Tips

Why Am I Always Tired? Simple Tips to Stay Alert

Source: Why Am I Always Tired? Simple Tips to Stay Alert by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  It never fails — you go to bed to get some much-needed rest, wake up thinking you got plenty, and then suddenly you're tired again. Or maybe you just feel tired all the time, and for seemingly … Continue reading Why Am I Always Tired? Simple Tips to Stay Alert

Natural Home Remedies for Restless Leg Syndrome

Source: Natural Home Remedies for Restless Leg Syndrome by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Yikes, what is that? You are lying down in bed but there is a creeping, tingling, pulling sensation in your legs, which gives you a strong, uncontrollable urge to move your legs. In fact, it feels likes bugs are crawling on your … Continue reading Natural Home Remedies for Restless Leg Syndrome

High Fat, Low Carb Diet Might Epigenetically Open Up DNA and Improve Mental Ability

Could eating less carbohydrates and more fat relax DNA and boost mental function? Researchers found that a ketogenic diet – consuming high amounts of fat, adequate protein, and low carbohydrates – increases an epigenetic agent naturally produced by the body. This, in turn, may improve memory defects and bolster the growth and development of nervous tissue. In … Continue reading High Fat, Low Carb Diet Might Epigenetically Open Up DNA and Improve Mental Ability

Learn How to Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally

Source: Learn How to Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Imagine you're on your way to a crucial job interview. You're stuck in traffic and worried you'll miss the appointment. You can't take an alternate route, and time is ticking. If you could see your cells, you would realize that … Continue reading Learn How to Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally

Natural Compounds in Grapes Could Lead Us to An Epigenetic Treatment for Depression

Recent research suggests that our diet and lifestyle can change the expression of our genes. This occurs by adjusting epigenetic marks on top of our DNA without actually making any changes to the underlying genetic sequence. For example, blueberries were found to epigenetically reduce DNA damage and drinking green tea may turn some genes on or off in women. In a … Continue reading Natural Compounds in Grapes Could Lead Us to An Epigenetic Treatment for Depression

5 Powerful Lithium Effects on the Brain

Source: 5 Powerful Lithium Effects on the Brain by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Did you know lithium is a naturally occurring mineral — an alkali metal — found all over the earth? The name lithium derives from the Greek word lithos, meaning stone. Traces of lithium exist in granite rock around the world, as well … Continue reading 5 Powerful Lithium Effects on the Brain

Marijuana Use May Epigenetically Impact Sperm Health

Marijuana has been the topic of much recent debate across the United States, and its legalization has undoubtedly gained some ground. Almost all states in the US have legalized marijuana in some capacity, whether it be for medicinal or recreational purposes which could have a positive effect on both medicine and the economy. Cannabis has … Continue reading Marijuana Use May Epigenetically Impact Sperm Health