10 Ways to Treat Inflammation

Inflammation is a biological response of vascular tissues to damaging stimuli like pathogens, damaged cells, or irritants. The symptoms of severe inflammation are heat, pain, redness, swelling, and loss of function. And typical causes include buns, chemical irritants, frostbite, toxins, stress, trauma, or alcohol.With so many ways for inflammation to occur, it’s important to know how to combat it and help ease the discomforts you feel. Here are 10 ways to do so....more

"The Plan" by Lyn Genet

After purchasing the book and devouring it rather quickly, I made plans to get going on The Plan! The Plan speaks to what I believe in and what I empower my clients to believe in: The Lyn-Genet Plan reduces chronic low grade inflammation which is the basis for premature aging, disease and weight gain through the use of small dietary changes that add up to big results....more

Let’s Have a Heart to Heart: Find Out Your Real Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Here’s some fresh and helpful information on extending your life, and reducing your real cardiovascular risk. Although 2100 people die in the U.S. every day from heart disease/heart attacks, and strokes, more women than men die of heart attacks, because the way they present their symptoms are very different than men’s. This largely preventable disease is still misunderstood by many family doctors, internists and cardiologists....more

How Chronic Inflammation Happen?

The inflammation is the body’s normal defense mechanism which eliminates the invasion of virus and bacterium, and repairs the damaged cells.In the event of injury, body immediately starts the immune system, launches a series of response such as redness, swelling, heat, and pain, and will cease upon the removal of foreign substances and recovery. Then everything will go back to normal.However, the defense system sometimes is disordered and continues the inflammation response inappropriately....more

Anti-Inflammatory Foods

I've been doing a lot of research lately, trying to figure out what is making my 8-year old sick, and how to heal his body. As I mentioned in an earlier post, he started suffering from severe abdominal pains several months ago, and it has been a frustrating, but eye-opening journey so far....more