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Jane’s Blog Glutathione is Important to Good Health!

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Jane’s Blog Glutathione is Important to Good Health!

 Glutathione (GSH) is essential to good health and is known as “The Mother of All Antioxidants” and “The Master of the Immune System”. According to numerous studies, glutathione is a powerful regenerator of immune cells and is easily the most important agent in keeping the body detoxified and healthy. GSH is vitally important in the synthesis of DNA and the maintenance DNA, the synthesis of protein and amino acids, so the body can utilize them effectively. In addition, it is essential in protecting cells from oxidization and activates enzymes vital for the removal of all toxic build up at the...

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Jane’s Blog Eye Health: Vitreous Detachment / Vitreomacular Traction

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Jane’s Blog Eye Health: Vitreous Detachment / Vitreomacular Traction

Recently I got a special request from one of our avid listeners of our radio program Holistic Healthline to write about Vitreomacular Traction. So this is for you Elaine! Thank you so much! The eyes use more nutrients per cubic inch than any other organ in the body. However, research shows that poorly nourished eyes can develop many eye diseases particularly with aging. The vitreous humor is a transparent gel-like material that occupies the space behind the lens and in front of the retina at the back of the eye. It is surrounded by a layer of collagen called vitreous...

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Jane’s Blog Lyme Disease Prevention 2019

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Jane’s Blog Lyme Disease Prevention 2019

Each year approximately 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States. The CDC estimates more than 300,000 infections will occur this year in the United States. Lyme disease can become a crippling lifelong chronic illness affecting children, adults and pets. Lyme ticks are active year-round, except during subfreezing weather, but spring is the most dangerous season because that's when the baby ticks (which are so small they are almost invisible) are born. Deer ticks are already tiny, as small as a poppy seed, and easy to miss, and not...

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Jane's Blog Allergy Season is Here Get Ready!

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Jane's Blog Allergy Season is Here Get Ready!

Allergic reactions can trigger sneezing, wheezing, mucus, coughing, itching and hives. Allergies are not only irritating, but many have been linked to chronic respiratory problems such as sinusitis and asthma. Allergic reactions can range from mild and annoying to sudden and life-threatening. Mast cells are a type of white blood cell which contains histamine, an important natural chemical weapon in the body's arsenal for fighting infection. However too much histamine increases the inflammatory symptoms associated with allergies. Allergy and inflammatory conditions are triggered by contact with allergens that are absorbed into the blood. When allergens meet special immune cells containing...

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Fibromyalgia Suffer No More

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Fibromyalgia Suffer No More

Blog Fibromyalgia-Relieve the Pain!   Fibromyalgia syndrome affects the muscles and soft tissue. Symptoms include chronic muscle pain, fatigue, sleep problems, and painful tender (trigger) points. It is not one condition but a compilation of different syndromes; therefore, one treatment does not fit all patients. More than that, treatment of two patients with similar fibromyalgia symptoms may be drastically different due to different underlying triggers. Dr.Anne Louise Oaklander, MD, PhD, director of the Nerve Injury Unit in the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Neurology says, “Fibromyalgia is too complex for a 'one size fits all' explanation." However there are some...

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