All squeamish folk, this is not the blog post for you lol! Some people like their coffee orally but I take mines rectally. I’m sure most of you already know of the many health benefits of coffee, at least that’s your excuse to be an addict. Unfortunately for me I love coffee but it doesn’t love me. I have a caffeine sensitivity 😦 However, the spasms that contribute to my sensitivity are not present when taken in the rear. But I do have explosive bouts of crap, literally a pound or two without pain.
What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
1 in 6 people suffer from IBS. According to Google, it’s an intestinal disorder that causes pain in the abdomen, gas, bloating, diarrhea and constipation. It affects millions of people each year and symptoms are “managed” but not cured with “treatment”. Most doctors end up prescribing laxatives, stool softeners and diarrhea pills.
WHAT IS CUPPING THERAPY?
Cupping therapy is an ancient remedy which is now considered a form of “alternative medicine”. Cupping therapy is done with animal horns, glass, bamboo, porcelain, silicone or plastic cups. By creating suction on the skin, as the picture above shows, stagnant blood (no longer flowing properly) is drawn to the surface.
Our skin is our largest organ, with that being said we need to pay close attention to what we are putting on it. Toxins are in our cosmetics and toxins are in our food! Toxins are even in the air we breathe so when do we get a say on what we ingest into our bodies?! Well in reality we do. It’s up to us as intellectual human beings to question the safety of the things we consume, even if we think it is something minuscule. We vote with our $$$ so every time we buy something toxin free it lets companies know we’re serious about our health! Remember that. IF YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT, WHAT GOES ON YOUR SKIN GOES IN YOUR BODY!!! Comprende? Continue reading
One of my favorite shows growing up was Popeye the Sailor Man who always ate spinach when he needed extra strength or to solve a problem. Now we know why! If eating a serving of leafy green vegetables a day could keep your memory and cognition sharp, wouldn’t you eat them? Continue reading
The name of this blog, Against All Toxins, stems from a truth many of us are ignorant to. In our society, the amount of toxins we ingest is dangerous. That is why I am Against All Toxins! As I try to cut my toxic load I believe it is my responsibility as an informed citizen to share the truth with others. So what exactly are toxins you may wonder? Continue reading
What is Holistic Healing?
Holistic Healing is simple. Rather than focusing on the ailment itself, holistic healing focuses on the whole person depending on their specific needs. Continue reading
Growing up I lived the average low income american lifestyle. I don’t blame being low income for everything but it was definitely the main reason I was taught to eat the way I do or did (Still, lot’s of progress needs to be made). I’m an east coast girl, Philly to be exact. Home of the cheese-steaks. Damn, I miss them! Continue reading