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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…