Temporomandibular syndrome TMJ

Temporomandibular syndrome is an umbrella term for conditions that cause pain or dysfunction in the jaw joint and face. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ), the muscles of mastication (chewing), the associated connective tissues, or all of these structures may be...

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Nearly 70 percent of the American population is overweight. Over seventy million Americans may have Non-Alchoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), which is one of the complications of obesity.1 Evidence suggests that the environmental background for the development of...

PMS: How to Relieve Your Symptoms

PMS, or premenstrual syndrome, typically starts a week or two before the onset of menstruation, with symptoms including cramps, moodiness, insomnia, headaches, abdominal pain, water retention and bloating, and tender breasts. Often the root cause is biochemical; a...

How to Eliminate Rosacea with Nutrition

Over 14 million Americans have rosacea. Frequently, rosacea begins as redness on the cheeks, nose, chin or forehead. Occa­sionally, you might see it on the ears, neck, chest or scalp. This early stage redness often ebbs and flows. If the condition progresses...

Vertigo

Vertigo can be caused by peripheral and central disorders. Vertigo is usually associated with a problem in the inner ear balance mechanisms (vestibular system). It can also be caused by problems with the nerve that connects the inner ear to the brain, or there could...

Hypoparathyroidism

                      Hypoparathyroidism, which is rare, occurs when the parathyroid glands in your neck make an insufficient amount of parathyroid hormone. This hormone helps regulate the levels of phosphorus and...

How Nutrition Can Help Hyperparathyroidism

Hyperparathyroidism is a condition in which the parathyroid glands, located in the neck, secrete too much parathyroid hormone. Parathyroid hormone regulates the amount of phosphorus and calcium the body by controlling how much calcium is taken from bones, absorbed in...

How to Eliminate Gum Disease with Nutrition

Gum disease is a direct result of a body out of balance, rather than simply plaque buildup or poor brushing habits. According to Business Week, “about 54 percent of men and 46 percent of women over age 30 in the United States experience gingival bleeding, the...

Post- Hysterectomy Nutrition Recommendations

A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. Hysterectomy may be total (removing the body, fundus, and cervix of the uterus; often called “complete”) or partial (removal of the uterine body while leaving the cervix intact; also called...

How to Solve Children’s Constipation

Children’s Constipation Constipation involves a difficulty with peristalsis and a hard consistency to the bowel movements. Newborns usually have several stools a day that are soft and the consistency of mustard, particularly if breastfed. Formula-fed infants...

Cellulite

Cellulite is fat that is deposited in pockets just below the surface of the skin. It occurs around the hips, thighs, knees and buttocks, and sometimes on the triceps and abdomen. Because it is very close to the surface of the skin, cellulite leads to a dimpled...

Autism

What is Autism? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is defined by the Autism Society Of America as a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life and is the result of a neurological disorder that affects the normal...

Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding)

What is the best way to determine if your menstrual cycle is abnormally heavy? Take note of how often you need to change your pad or tampon. If your period is heavy enough to require changing more often than every one or two hours, or if you have a period that lasts...

Endometriosis

Endometriosis occurs when the endometrium does not slough off normally at menstruation. It is usually accompanied by menorrhagia (heavy bleeding), severe menstrual cramps, and pain with intercourse, bowel movements and even ovulation. In serious cases the endometrium...