HEALTH ARTICLES by Raya

Are Bras Dangerous to Your Health?

March 14th, 2020|Health Conditions|

Are Bras Dangerous to Your Health? As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month each year, October 13 has been designated as National No Bra Day. The idea is for women to throw off the bra [...]

Natural Approach to Diabetes

February 14th, 2020|Health Conditions|

Natural Approach to Diabetes Diabetes is a disease that has the potential of creating a great deal of havoc and complications throughout the entire body, but it boils down to excessive glucose in the blood. [...]

Lack of Sleep Can Affect Weight Loss Goals

October 13th, 2019|Health Conditions|

Lack of Sleep Can Affect Weight Loss Goals   Sleep is one of the greatest blessings as it ‘resets’ the body systems to their optimum levels. It’s the repair period of the body to rectify [...]

5 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Depression

May 6th, 2019|Brain Health|

5 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Depression Depression is more than just feeling sad. Sadness is a natural human emotion, but when this sadness perpetuates, and you begin [...]

Protect Yourself from Dementia

April 6th, 2019|Brain Health|

Protect Yourself from Dementia Before we take an in-depth look at some natural remedies help for those suffering with or hoping to prevent dementia, it’s first important [...]

Candida

March 29th, 2019|Gut health|

Candida Everybody lives with bacteria, viruses, fungi and other microorganisms within their bodies. These microbes live in the throat, mouth, nose, intestinal tract, and other mucus membranes. Candida is one of these microorganisms [...]

Digestive Health-SIBO

January 22nd, 2019|Gut health|

Digestive Health-SIBO There is less bacteria in small bowel (less than 10,000 bacteria per milliliter of fluid) compared to large bowel (at least 1,000,000,000 bacteria per milliliter of fluid). Functions [...]

How to Eliminate Blue Light Effect On Your Eyes

September 14th, 2018|Eye health|

How to Eliminate Blue Light Effect On Your Eyes If you’ve ever noticed a blue sky on a cloudless day, then you’ve observed how blue light works. Though, you may not have been aware of [...]

10 Ways to Lower Your High Cholesterol

July 29th, 2018|Health Conditions|

10 Ways to Lower Your High Cholesterol Cholesterol is far too often misunderstood and may have been given a bad reputation. Though, it is important to keep it in check, there are things you should [...]

Bone Broth Preparation and Usage

June 29th, 2018|Gut health|

Bone Broth Preparation and Usage Bone broth is a rich source of nutrients.  It contains protein, cartilage, and minerals and calcium.  It’s easy for our body to digest, tastes delicious [...]

Estrogen Dominance and Breast Cancer

April 14th, 2018|Health Conditions|

Estrogen Dominance and Breast Cancer  Though a small percentage of cases may be purely genetic, the real leading cause of breast cancer stems from estrogen dominance. The science behind this statement is that estrone and [...]

The Importance of Bowel Flora

March 2nd, 2017|Gut health|

The Importance of Bowel Flora Bowel flora are important for good health. You have between four and seven pounds of bacteria in your bowel. There are more bacterial cells there [...]

What is Naturopathy?

September 4th, 2015|Health Articles|

What is Naturopathy Naturopathy is based on the belief that the human body has an innate healing ability. Naturopaths teach their clients to use diet, exercise, lifestyle changes and cutting edge natural therapies [...]

What is Hair Analysis?

August 4th, 2015|Health Articles|

What is Hair Analysis? A hair tissue mineral analysis (HTMA) is a screening test that measures the mineral content of your hair. However, a hair tissue mineral analysis is much more than a [...]

What is GAPS Diet?

June 4th, 2015|Gut health|

What is GAPS Diet? A Very Brief History The Gut and Psychology Syndrome Diet has its foundation on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) created by Dr. Sidney Valentine Haas to heal digestive disorders.  SCD [...]

Headache

May 4th, 2015|Health Conditions|

Headaches Over the years, I’ve come to understand that headaches are my body’s way of telling me something’s out of balance. Generally speaking headaches are an inflammation in the head area (including brain and [...]

Arthritis and Joint Health

April 4th, 2015|Health Conditions|

Arthritis and Joint Health While there are many forms of arthritis, all types of arthritis involve inflammation and bring pain. The word arthritis even translates in Latin [...]

GAPS Outline

March 4th, 2015|Health Articles|

Simplified GAPS Outline THE NUTRITIONAL PROGRAM 1.    Diet 2.    Supplementation 3.    Detoxification and Life-style Changes 1.  DIET The GAPS Diet is made out of three stages: 1. GAPS Introduction Diet 2. The Full GAPS [...]

Cold and Flu

March 4th, 2015|Health Conditions|

Cold and Flu Colds and the flu are similar but differ depending on what specific virus has caused the illness. You’re probably familiar with the symptoms of [...]

Brain Health

February 4th, 2015|Brain Health|

Brain Health How often do you think about the health of your brain? Our brain is what controls our entire body, yet I often meet people [...]

Natural Solutions to Endometriosis

April 17th, 2020|Hormones|

    Natural Solutions to Endometriosis by Raya Shanazarian April 17, 2020 Endometriosis is when tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus, also called the endometrium, grows in [...]

Digestive Bitters

November 14th, 2019|Herbs|

About Digestive Bitters   First used in the 1700s to treat just about anything that ailed you, digestive bitters are named as such because of their taste as well as how they increase saliva and [...]

Can it be Asthma?

July 6th, 2019|Respiratory Health|

Can It Be Asthma? Asthma is more than an allergy, though an asthma attack may be triggered by an allergen but may also be set off by vigorous exercise, a [...]

Women and Testosterone

April 2nd, 2017|Hormones|

Women and Testosterone View PDF Newsletter Androgens, such as testosterone, play important physiological roles in women as well as men. Androgens appear to have an important effect on women's energy [...]

Male Hormones

March 4th, 2016|Hormones|

Low Testosterone in Males Testosterone is a steroid hormone produced in the male body, mainly in the testes but also in the ovaries of females and adrenal [...]

Autoimmune Disease

February 4th, 2016|Immune System|

Autoimmune disease is an immune response caused by antibodies being produced against the body’s own cells and tissues.

Endocrinology

July 4th, 2015|Hormones|

Endocrinology Endocrinology is the branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine glands and their hormones. General clinical endocrinology bases its therapy on identifying organs that are deficient or none-functioning and uses some type [...]

Anxiety

January 4th, 2015|Hormones|

What Causes Anxiety? Anxiety can be exhausting and debilitating. Don't suffer alone for too long. It often helps to talk to a Counselor or Psychologist, who can help you find [...]

Is Fructose Healthy?

May 6th, 2020|Nutrition|

Is Fructose Healthy? Fructose is a type of monosaccharide, simple sugar. It is also known as levulose or D-fructose. It can be beneficial when it is naturally found in fruits and fiber-rich foods. However, it [...]

Magnesium the Most Needed Mineral

January 14th, 2020|Supplements|

Magnesium: the Most Needed Mineral   Essentially, every cell in the human body needs magnesium to thrive and function properly. It is also a very important nutrient that the human body uses in more than [...]

Can Coffee Be Used to Do Enemas?

December 14th, 2019|Toxin Free Applications|

Can Coffee Be Used to Do Enemas?   Are you skeptic about your health? Do you have consistent or frequent constipation? Are you having faulty digestion? Do you want to reset your body health to [...]

16 Uses of Hydrogen Peroxide

September 10th, 2019|Toxin Free Applications|

16 Uses of 3% Hydrogen Peroxide I never used hydrogen peroxide to clean or to gargle with it.  I had a ring in my toilet bowl, and I tried everything to get rid of that [...]

5 Foods to Keep Your Immune System Strong

August 8th, 2019|Nutrition|

5 Foods to Keep Your Immune System Strong   As the events of COVID-19 continue to unfold, many of us are focusing on how we can keep ourselves and our families as healthy as possible. [...]

How to Get Calcium Without Milk

June 6th, 2019|Supplements|

How to Get Calcium Without Milk About Calcium Calcium is probably most known for its role in bone health. It is the most abundant mineral found in [...]

10 Symptoms of Vitamin D3 deficiency

February 6th, 2019|Supplements|

10 Symptoms of Vitamin D3 deficiency It is thought that as many, or more than 100 million Americans and about 1 billion people around the world have [...]

Signs and Symptoms of Iodine

December 14th, 2018|Supplements|

Signs and Symptoms of Iodine Iodine is one of the essential trace minerals that is required by the body for its optimum functioning. About 50 to 60 percent of the body's iodine is stored in [...]

16 Toxins You Must Avoid

August 14th, 2018|Toxin Free Applications|

16 Toxins You Must Avoid You are probably already aware of all the dangerous chemicals in our environment, toxins that surround us and expose us to carcinogens and other endocrine disrupting exposures that mess up [...]

My Favorite Supplements for Healthy Gut and Immunity

May 2nd, 2018|Supplements|

My Favorite Supplements for Healthy Gut and Immunity   Note: I am not a physician and I do not diagnose or treat disease. Before starting any new health protocol, please consult with your doctor, especially [...]

Experience the Power of Green

May 13th, 2017|Nutrition|

Experience the Power of Green Vegetables are high in antioxidant and rich in healthy vitamins and minerals. But most of us, including myself, don’t have the time to chew on vegetables. With [...]

Our Chemical Environment

February 1st, 2017|Toxin Free Applications|

Our Chemical Environment In 1993, Mary Wolff, an associate professor at New York’s Mount Sinai Medical Center, published a paper in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, indicating that exposure [...]