We know the routine... we get the children back to school, and before you know it, it is time to shop for Halloween candy! What a set up! Next, Thanksgiving, Christmas and low and behold, we are back to the same old drone of weight gain and belly bulge. It happen's every year, like an endless cycle.
Whether we are attending to your child, your husband or you MOM, Good digestion is VITAL to overall well-being and health. Body cells need specific nutrients to function properly and without them, quality of life is compromised. Digestion is essential in this process.
Have you ever noticed how a little extra stress in your already busy life, can tend to throw your system into a tizzy? I had a classic example of this occur this morning.
You just finished a most delectable meal and the waiter asks “May I entice you with our fabulous Cherry Jubilee? Surely you left room.” Your head says “NO”. Yet somehow your lips are not connected to your head in that moment in time and the next thing you know, the cherry Jubilee has made it’s way down the hatch.
Acid reflux is a fairly common condition in today’s society. Acid in the stomach rises up into the esophagus through a valve which separates the stomach from the esophagus. Symptoms include nausea, heartburn, burping, difficulty swallowing, sore throat, and many others.
Over the last 100 years as we have doubled our life expectancy, the soft tissue glands which create our hormones are being forced to produce them longer than ever. Our increasingly stressful lives, worsening nutrition and lack of proper fitness combine to result in declining levels of hormones in our bodies. Both men and women over 40 experience these changes, whether mild or drastic, and each symptom affects the whole body in so many ways. When in balance, the body functions like a finely tuned instrument. When out of balance, there is disharmony and chaos within the system, as well as in other aspects of one's life.
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Dr. Diana Joy Ostroff is a primary care physician, specializing in comprehensive naturopathic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture.
She is also the founder of The Center for Natural Healing located in Honolulu, Hawaii. 808-373-9966