16 Ways to Detox Your Lymphatic System
Lymph: The missing link in a liver detox Thinking about doing a detox cleanse or reducing your chemical exposure? If you've been following along with our Common Household Chemicals to Avoid series, you know how easy it can be to start removing harmful chemicals from your home. Many people get discouraged when they go on a fast or start removing toxins from their lives because they feel sick or feel tired and don’t know why. Why would that happen? One reason may be that the lymphatic system…
Coconut Oil Pulling Benefits
This morning I was oil pulling on Snapchat (username: organic_olivia) and got a ton of questions about the benefits of this practice. I also had a lovely snap friend send me a message saying that oil pulling cleared up her skin, which is partly due its detoxification benefits! There are a ton of lymph nodes on or around …
Fibromyalgia: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology
Fibromyalgia is currently understood to be a disorder of central pain processing or a syndrome of central sensitivity. Clauw describes the syndrome as a diffuse problem of sensory “volume control” such that patients have a lower threshold of pain and of other stimuli, such as heat, noise, and strong odors.
The Crawling Sensation with Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is an illness that can cause odd nerve sensations throughout the body. While this often radiates as pain for some people, there are just as many people who report having a crawling sensation over their entire body when this happens.
How Pets Can Help Fibromyalgia Patients
Many women I know and talk with who have fibromyalgia have shared their experiences with having a pet. It seems that cats and dogs can be very sensitive to our pain. They are more apt to cuddle and be near us when our pain levels are higher. My...