Why is it so important to eat well when pregnant?
Recent research adds to the overwhelming fact that antibiotics create more problems than they are supposed to "cure".
One of the main problems with antibiotics is the rise of the superbugs, which are the the next biggest threats the human race will ever have to face in the coming years. COVID was nothing compared to the danger that multi-crug resistance bacteria represent.
Antibiotics continue to be overprescribed to treat illnesses to which they have no effect and in many parts of the world it is still possible to buy antibiotics over the counter.
Turmeric: Friend or foe?
If you have found this article by surprise and have not read any of the previous articles, or just want to get all the information without having to read them all, then this is for you!
If you are desperately looking for answer to help you deal with you state of stress or anxiety, then this article is a must-read. you will have at hand all that you need to understand stress and its impact on health and wha you need to do to minimise your stress response to any event.
There is also a new factor that was not yet approached in previous articles, and it is worth the read, because the research paper was only published in April 2017 (just a few weeks ago).
Read to the end, especially if you have children!
Another easy to understand illustration that I have created, explaining why Cortisol is called a master (or dominant) Hormone, and the effect of too much Cortisol circulating in the blood, and for too long.
I have created an extremely comprehensive diagram exposing the link between chronically elevated stress (>6 months – 1 year) and blood sugar imbalances, insulin resistance and the symptoms of the Metabolic Syndrome, impaired cognitive functions and oestrogen dominance disorders, taking into consideration the emotional status, and psychological responses.
The effect of high blood Cortisol levels have many implications on health and disease expression, and it all starts with out-of-control stress response or Chronic Stress.
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