Crystal Lake Spa

EZ Water at the Spa

Today was a good day to spend a couple of hours at the spa. My integrative cardiologist suggested infrared saunas for my heart condition. I understand it is standard therapy for heart patients in Japan. So today I worked up a sweat that even my heart could handle, so I know yours can too. The […]

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Hormones and Health

Sex….it’s highly overrated, that is if you have hormone issues that affect your libido and a lot of other things in your body, including your heart. Since I’m dealing with the diagnosis of congestive heart failure, which I’m working on reversing, this topic is of interest to me. In my research I uncovered a lot […]

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oxalate problem

Stoned on Excessive Oxalates

Here I am working hard to get healthy and learn that some foods I’ve been eating may have actually been more detrimental than helpful. This epiphany has evolved over time, but it’s hard to realize that you’ve sabotaged yourself and left your body “stoned”. In the medical world, the word oxalates brings in the nephrologists […]

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allergic reaction

Allergic?

Today if you ask anyone if they have an allergy, the answer will probably be yes. Others may refer to their discomfort as a “sensitivity”. We all have our threshold of tolerance to substances around us. But what, how and why does our food make us sick? I hope to share some insights on what […]

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b6

Why B6 is Important

Especially if you don’t have enough, like I do. Most people don’t get enough of the right nutrition eating the Standard American Diet (SAD) and B6 is one of those very important and often overlooked vitamins. What happens when you don’t get enough? Well, that is what I set out to learn. Just over a […]

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sugary heart candy

Love is Sweet

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, another year of chocolates, and other tantalizing sweet treats. Most of us don’t need the extra calories but we are still drawn to that sweet treat nonetheless. Why? What makes us want sugar? A little indulgence will be okay…that diet can wait until after I eat this…right? I’ve learned more about […]

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wired but tired

Wired But Tired?

Stressed out? I was, and so are about 80% of the American population. I think everyone has had the experience at one point and time when they’ve just outdone themselves. In school cramming for exams, pulling all nighters and not eating a well rounded diet often puts many students into an adrenal crash and burn. I started doing […]

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Detox

Why is our world so toxic? Why are companies poisoning our life to this degree? Our food…it’s killing us. Detoxing from the load of chemicals that we encounter in the environment is necessary in order to stay healthy. Our bodies cannot operate efficiently under a heavy load of toxins and heavy metals. GMOs Genetically Modified […]

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