I am not a licensed medical professional and I am not trained in the use of pharmaceuticals as a tool in caring for the human body, so I can not and do not advise on the issue of whether or not to use medications.
If a doctor is advising, for example,
Let's compare what it feels like to live in a healthy, balanced body that is not burdened by sugar dysfunctions, compared to a body that is out of balance with sugar.
Upon Waking: A healthy person with healthy blood sugar systems will arise in the morning feeling rested and with plenty of energy to start their day. In contrast, a person with dysregulated blood sugar will arise NOT feeling rested and will have difficulty waking up.
Breakfast: A person with balanced BS...
Many people experience both low and high blood sugar swings with a tendency to spend more time either high or low. If you have a tendency towards LOW blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, you may experience any or all of these symptoms:
Slow starter in the morning, hard to wake up
Hangry, irritable, shakey, fatigued and anxious between
Improved energy and function after meals
Energy dips or plummets around 3–4 pm
Sugar cravings in the afternoon and...
We've all been here. Haven't we?
It's bedtime. We know it is. But we can't sleep. We feel an uncontrollable, urgent need to gorge on sugary or carb-heavy snacks before we can even consider sleeping.
If you, like so many people, find yourself in this situation, it is NOT that you don't have willpower. It's also not just a harmless little binge. It's an indication that you have big blood sugar issues. It's your body telling you that it needs something. It needs your...
There are many obvious symptoms that are indications that your blood sugar handling systems are in need of a tune-up. Let's look deeper and see if sugar or carbs are disrupting your health and happiness.
Synthetic T-shirts make us smell bad. Here's why.
It seems like we start to smell bad just moments after putting on a polyester shirt. This does not happen with a cotton T-shirt so what's going on? More importantly, is the odor something we should be worried about as health conscious people?
It turns out, polyester actually promotes growth of one type of bacteria that causes the smell! Whoah! It's not US that smells bad, it's the bacteria!
"The bacteria that flourish on...
No. No. Resounding no!
One of the biggest, most dangerous myths in modern society is that doctors know everything about everything when it comes to caring for our bodies and brains.
Like every profession, doctors have a zone of genius and it does not extend to everything needed to care for ourselves. It does not extend to nutrition. It does not extend to root cause analysis. it does not generally even extend to overcoming and recovering from chronic disease or chronic symptoms.
There is a dangerous trend in the world of food and health blogging. It’s the one where there’s a grabby headline claiming a certain food is the magic cure for some disease or symptom.
Headlines I’ve seen include things like “Top 8 Superfoods that Heal Your Entire Body,” and “17 Superfoods that Heal Disease”, and “16 Foods to Cure Common Illnesses”, and “The 5 Best Foods for Your Heart.” These are real headlines. The...