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Reporter Experiences Migraine On-Air

Reporter Experiences Migraine On-Air

Imagine the fear Serene Branson felt as she attempted to complete this on-air report (click here to watch),  especially if this is the first migraine she has ever experienced. The inability to speak, blurred (or disrupted) vision, numb limbs and head pain are terrifying to even […]

New Name for Aspartame

New Name for Aspartame

NOTICE: Aspartame has been rebranded. Excellent information in this Huffington Post link http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-mercola/americas-deadliest-sweete_b_630549.html Here’s an excerpt: “Aspartame is the most controversial food additive in history, and its approval for use in food was the most contested in FDA history. In the end, the artificial sweetener was […]

Aluminum?

Aluminum?

Research for The Migraine Diet has made me acutely aware of my health and the what I put into my body.

I’ve written a chapter about TOXINS in The Migraine Diet with regard to how they may be related to the frequency and severity of migraine attacks and last year I decided to try AluminumFree deodorants to see if cutting aluminum-heavy products from daily use would make a difference in how I feel.

I’m convinced I feel better and have found this article to pass on to you:

http://www.care2.com/greenliving/deodorant-dos-donts.html

Here’s an excerpt:

” First things first: antiperspirants reduce sweating, typically using aluminum to close pores. Deodorants fight odor (not wetness) and inhibit the growth of stinky bacteria.

While the jury’s still out on which ingredients are truly bad for us, we’re taking the better-safe-than-sorry route (a smart idea given the FDA does not require 3rd party testing for cosmetics). Search labels for these irritants/ allergens to avoid: aluminum, parabens, formaldehyde, propylnene golycol …”

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Deep Breathing for Relaxation

Deep Breathing for Relaxation

Focused breathing and effort toward relaxation are often combined for great health benefit and can drastically alter how we manage stress in our daily lives. It has even been reported that studied medidations can be responsible for lowered levels of lactate in the blood. The […]