Health & Wellness
I have a personal triumph story to share, and I hope it inspires you when you think that your genes define you.
One of the main roles for the mineral iodine is to help manufacture thyroid hormones. And once upon a time in America — especially in the Great Lakes region — there were many cases of goiter, an enlarged thyroid gland caused by iodine deficiency. The iodine/goiter story had a happy ending, however, when manufacturers began adding iodine to salt ("iodized salt").
Although much attention has been given to the treatment of illnesses, the media has placed little attention on the needs of those who take care of very ill patients. If you are a caretaker, focus on these four basic rules:
1. Take care of yourself first.
The act of meditating may seem like some far-flung Eastern practice that only shaman and lamas can practice with success. Nothing could be further from the truth. Yes, there are many benefits from meditating that spiritual leaders have enjoyed for thousands of years.
You’d be shocked if you knew what’s actually in the air you’re breathing. The average person inhales at least 20 billion particles every day, making exposure to potential allergens inevitable. Whether you experience sinus congestion, itchy watery eyes or other sensitivities, experts agree that skyrocketing rates of asthma and allergies appear closely linked to poll
Autism is a brain function disorder resulting in impaired social interaction, difficulty with communication, and restricted, repetitive behavior. These symptoms start before a child is three years old and affect four boys for every girl.