Yoga is great for the body and flexibility; but, yoga is actually a state of mind and way of life. In your most difficult of times, in your happiest of times, the yoga mindset can bring you through the thickest of fogs and into the most joyful of times.
We are so quick to go to the doctor for a pill to fix our issues like depression, insomnia, and anxiety. The issue isn’t the lack of the pill; this issue is inside of us. The emotions you can’t quiet, the sadness you can’t escape… it’s a path you can take charge of by processing, dealing with it, and finding the strength to move on. One of the best ways to do that is with yoga....
Top Foods to Eat (and Avoid) for Uterine Fibroids:
Did you know that uterine fibroids
occur in about 25% of women over age 35, and are 3 times more likely to occur in African-American women.
may occur at a younger age, grow more quickly, and are more likely to cause symptoms in African-American women.
can cause heavy menstrual bleeding and/or pelvic pain or bloating
grow during pregnancy and with estrogen therapy
decrease in size after menopause
Foods to Eat that may help reduce fibroids:
vegan diet (no animal products)
liver cleansing foods (because the liver processes excess hormones like estrogen): beets, carrots, artichokes, lemons, parsnips, dandelion greens, watercress, burdock root
Morning detox drink: juice half a lemon and add to a cup of warm water, or fresh...
Make it a Shared Experience.
If you put yourself out there and word it in a way thats hows you're also willing to take the brave walk with them, "I think it would be smart if we both got tested for the sake of our health," then you stand a better chance of getting them to follow through when you offer for the two of you to do it together.
Be Tested Already
If you come home equipped with your STD/HIV test results and share them with not only relaying to them how much you care about their health by your partner, you're getting tested, but you're also sneaking in a suggestion that they should care about yours too and do the same. You can even secure that assumption...
Let’s talk about food. The simplest and most overlooked approach to a healthier you with regards to food is to eat fewer packaged foods. Packaged foods more often than not, contain numerous preservatives, salt and sugar that slow our metabolism and increase our toxicity. In fact, when possible eat organically especially when it comes to beef and poultry. I know this can get expensive but I do believe the fuel you put in your body should be as clean as possible for optimal effectiveness.
In my clinic, I also recommend a system of eating that I have personally found to be effective, the Eat For Your Blood Type Diet proposed by Dr. D'Amano, a Naturopathic physician. Through research Dr. D’Amano found that the foods we eat...