Challenges and Best Practices for Overcoming Benzo Withdrawal – Part 2

Challenges and Best Practices for Overcoming Benzo Withdrawal – Part 2 Read Part 1 The NeuroEndoMetabolic Stress Response and GABAs GABAs and benzos calm the body and mind when stress is present. Thus, it is important to understand the body’s natural anti-stress mechanisms to understand how benzo withdrawal fit into the overall picture. The NeuroEndoMetabolic (NEM) Stress Response is the body’s global strategy in the handling […]

Challenges and Best Practices for Overcoming Benzo Withdrawal – Part 1

Challenges and Best Practices for Overcoming Benzo Withdrawal – Part 1 Benzodiazepines, also called “benzos” or BZD for short, are tranquilizers. They are most often given for anxiety and insomnia, but also as muscle relaxants and anticonvulsants. They are also used for alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Although benzos are meant for medical use only, some people use them recreationally. If taken for long enough, you can develop […]

Systemic Infection Symptoms Are Linked to Chronic Adrenal Fatigue

Systemic Infection Symptoms Are Linked to Chronic Adrenal Fatigue A systemic infection is the result of a virus or bacteria that enters your bloodstream and ends up spreading throughout your whole body. Multiple organs are ultimately affected leading to systemic infection symptoms. Systemic infection symptoms are varied and the conditions associated with them thus often misdiagnosed. Examples of systemic infections include Grave’s disease, lupus, […]

Inflammation Circuit Dysfunction – Part 2

Inflammation Circuit Dysfunction – Part 2 Read Part 1 | Part 3 Constipation and Inflammation Constipation is a condition where the bowels do not move regularly, resulting in difficult, and perhaps painful, defecation. Considered normal to be constipated now and then, regular constipation may result in a gut disorder that can affect the inflammation circuit. You may ask ‘how normal is […]

Inflammation Circuit Dysfunction – Part 1

Inflammation Circuit Dysfunction – Part 1 There is a close correlation between adrenal fatigue and chronic inflammation. Inflammation plays a role in the symptoms associated with Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome (AFS) such as brain fog, anxiety and depression, bloating, various bodily aches/pains, and low blood sugar levels. To best understand how this works, you need to take a look at your body’s […]

Coconut Juice Benefits: Not Just a Drink

Coconut Juice Benefits: Not Just a Drink Coconut juice, also called “nariyal pani” in the Hindi language, is the transparent liquid found in young, green coconuts. Coconut juice benefits are often highlighted in commercials as a natural replacement for sports drinks. These commercials point out that the juice comes with low levels of calories, carbs, and fat, and are an excellent replacer […]

Healthy Grilling Tips for Summer Cookouts

Healthy Grilling Tips for Summer Cookouts During those summer days when barbecue season is in full swing, it can be tempting to forget about healthy eating and opt for less nutritious BBQ dishes. Don’t let this temptation get the best of you! By developing a nutritious food plan that includes healthy grilling instead of all hotdogs and fatty burgers, you won’t […]

Your Fluid Electrolyte Balance May Be Off. Learn More Here!

Your Fluid Electrolyte Balance May Be Off.  Learn More Here! The concept of fluid electrolyte balance has been popping up frequently throughout mainstream and alternative medicine these days and it’s time to delve a little deeper into the facts regarding its merits. Let’s start off by stating that there is no question that maintaining healthy levels of electrolytes is absolutely necessary for a healthy dietary […]
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