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Inflammation The Slient Killer

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Professor Drew's Classroom - Inflammation The Silent Killer Inflammation is a Secret or Silent Killer.  As we know from the research over the past several years, there is a surprising link between Inflammation and heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s and many other diseases. This was the cover of Time Magazine back in February 2004.  The article explains the link between chronic illness and inflammation as follows:  Most of the time inflammation is a life saving procedure that allows the body to fight off infection from bacteria, virus and parasites. (Yes even in the industrial world we are constantly being bombarded by pathogens).  The instant any of these potentially deadly microbes slip into the body, inflammation marshals a defense attack that lays waste to both the invader and any tissue it may have infected.  Then just as quickly, the process subsides and healing begins.  Every once in a while, the whole feverish process doesn’t shut down on cue. In any event, the inflammation b…

The 7 Pillars to Wellness

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1st Visit Pillar #1 Commitment: “To eliminate illness or to create physical, emotional, or spiritual change, one must sacrifice some time and some freedom. Little losses result in great gains.”The Book of Internal Medicine, Nei Ching
Pillar #25 Element Healing Diet: This pillar is about your unique diet, based on the principles of Oriental Medicine i.e., temperature of food (Yin/Yang), the five tastes, food as medicine, and the anti-inflammatory diet.
Pillar #3Chinese Herbal Medicine and Nutritional Supplements: This pillar is about Chinese herbal medicine and nutritional protocols. You will be provided with the highest quality herbal and nutritional supplement available today.
2nd Visit Pillar #4Internal Exercises; Chi Kung: This pillar is about Chi Kung and internal exercises. Every session will end with chi kung instruction and chi meridian balancing.
Pillar #5Reduce Stagnation Internal (Detoxification), External (Feng Shui): In this pillar we will begin a detoxification program to clear i…

What Are the Best Ways to Heal Your Digestive System?

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Golden Monkey Loose-Leaf Black Tea
What Are the Best Ways to Heal Your Digestive System?
1. Add food into your diet that can help manage pathogens such as parasites and fungus.Herbs such as ginger, garlic, fennel, thyme, and oregano all contain anti-parasite and anti-fungal properties.If you have acid reflux makes sure you’re tested for H.pylori.H-pylori is a bacterial that is responsible for the majority of the symptoms associated with acid reflux.


2. Enhance your digestive system with digestive enzymes.We need enzymes such as lipase, protease, and lactase to facilitate the digestion of fats, protein and sugar.You can purchase a digestive enzyme supplement from the health food store which can be taken at every meal.If you want to go the herbal route try Sweetish Bitters. Sweetish Bitters is a time tested herbal remedy which contains the herb gentian root, it is commonly used before and after meals to reduce gas and bloating.
3. Begi…