Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – an overview

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a serious multi-system illness characterized by increased fatigue after minimal exertion, cognitive impairment, and poor recovery from stressors-physical and otherwise.  Other symptoms can include confusion, concentration problems, forgetfulness, feeling unrefreshed after sleep, joint pain, new headaches, mild fever, muscle aches or weakness, sore throat, and sore lymph nodes. There are … Continue reading

Unsuspected Causes of Obesity

The Obesity Epidemic One-third of all Americans are overweight or obese, including adults and children. In the past 30 years, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children ages 6-10 and tripled in adolescents ages 11-19. This rapid increase in obesity cannot be attributed to genetics. Along with the rise in obesity, we also see … Continue reading

Detoxification from Environmental Chemicals

What is Detoxification? Detoxification is the process of removing substances considered toxic or poisonous to the human body.  Detoxification aims at the mobilization and excretion of the toxic properties of the substance by inducing chemical changes in the body.  The primary organs of detoxification are the liver, skin, bowels, and lungs. Why is detoxification so … Continue reading

Are Pesticides Making You Sick?

Unwanted pests such as flies, mosquitoes, roaches, termites, fire ants, bed bugs and lice are a nuisance.  However, care must be taken to get rid of them without causing harm to yourself.  Traditional pesticides include a wide variety of chemical compounds that can be found in buildings including your home, workplace, schools, and stores as … Continue reading

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