The ideal way to identify the causes of low energy is to seek treatment from a health practitioner who will treat you in an individualized, personalized and detailed fashion. In other words, you need you to get to the root cause of the problem and treat it based upon YOUR chemistry.
Having said that, there are times when you need help and you need it now. You have a ton of work and your energy levels are just so low. Time will not permit a visit (and only now did you remember that you can order the Doc Wellness Virtual Visit HERE).
Here are 3 substances which are safe and quite effective as a natural energy tonic:
You finished the steak or the hamburger and now have the unenviable task of cleaning the grill. The neighbors are gone and junior is out with his buddies so time to roll up the sleeves.
You brush and scrub until all is right with the world, or at least the grill. But is it?
Doctors from the U of MO have published a study of what can occur if a wire bristle falls off, going into your food and then is consumed. The internal damage is rather pronounced, to say the least. A person who develops swallowing issue or continual pain post-grilling should seek medical attention immediately.
Better yet, avoid the issue altogether and go with a nylon brush. It is not quite as effective but is considerably safer.
Migraines are one of the most common and most debilitating problems, affecting some 4 million Americans per year. Other facts according to the Migraine Research Foundation include:
Per Natural Medicine, most of the problems originate from the Gall Bladder and Liver being congested. There are a number of substances that can be of great help in these cases.
At the top of the list is an herb called Feverfew.
Feverfew is an herb used to both prevent headaches and migraines as well as treat arthritis and digestive problems.
The liver and gall bladder are considered “brother and sister;” that is, there is a strong connection between the 2 organs. Feverfew helps to decongest both, thus alleviating pain in general, migraines and headaches in particular.
One note of caution: Feverfew affects the speed at which the liver breaks down certain medications. Be cautious if you are on these types of medications -diabetes medications and proton pump inhibitors.
Doc’s Thoughts: Acupuncture and herbs such as Feverfew – the ones that affect the wood element (liver and gall bladder) were effective in (I would estimate) about 80-85% of the patients I saw who had migraine issues. It would take a while to work on the prevention aspect but typically one treatment would “short-circuit” a migraine.
It is now that time of year for it. Fresh and tasty, it is a summer time favorite. In fact, ask yourself this question: “Have you ever once heard anyone say they do not like watermelon?”
Watermelon is not only a tasty, refreshing fruit, but it has some major health benefits. Men, in particular, should be adding it to the “Must Eat” list. Here are 3 reasons why:
And women will love it as newer evidence suggests that consuming lycopene can help prevent breast cancer.
Wins across the board here. Watermelon is delicious and nutritious.
The Archives of Medical Research reported a recent study in which THIS substance was found to be very useful in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and the painful inflammation and sores in the colon and rectum ensue.
The substance, the one that people love?
What is it? Resveratrol is a plant compound that acts as an antioxidant. The top food sources include grapes, some berries, peanuts and everyone’s favorite, red wine. Studies have shown that it helps lower blood pressure, protects the brain, increases insulin sensitivity (helps with fat loss) and have strong healthy aging benefits.
And as we have seen above, is associated with decreased disease activity and improved quality of life as it relates to ulcerative colitis.
Doc’s Thoughts: I am a big fan of this product. I have recommended it quite a bit and use it myself. The benefits are pronounced and consistent. The key is dosage. Typically it is higher than recommended, at least that is what I have found.