What Is Lyme Brain Fog And What May Help To Reduce It?

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When it comes to chronic Lyme disease, sometimes the neurological symptoms can be more troubling, and more dangerous, than the physical manifestations. Lyme is a complex disorder with a vast number of potential complications. The disease manifests itself in different ways on a patient-to-patient basis, and also differs wildly in severity. One of the most concerning aspects of Lyme can be when the causative bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, permeates the blood-brain barrier and infects the brain. Although this is not seen
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Supplement Dosage: Does Body Size Matter?

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Getting the vitamins and minerals needed for optimal health can be extremely difficult through natural diet alone. Even some foods that appear to be obvious whole foods can lack in the essential nutrients due to widespread soil depletion caused by over-farming. The nutritional content in everyday food becomes even less pronounced the more processed it is, and in the quick and hurried age of pre-packaged meals and fast food convenience, it’s almost impossible to get everything the body needs without
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How Minerals And Trace Elements Can Help In The Fight Against Chronic Disease

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When it comes to fighting chronic disease, the balance of nutrients and minerals that are present in our system can play a huge part. By definition, they are all necessary for our individual health, but they become particularly important when our bodies are fighting long-term illness. They serve a variety of different purposes in areas all over our bodies and their internal systems. A deficiency in any one of these will have a knock-on effect for the rest. But exactly
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Are Dietary Supplements Safe For Children?

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The multivitamin and supplement industry is as big in 2020 as it has ever been. Many companies also produce dietary supplements specifically designed for children, and the idea seems to be working; it’s estimated that around one third of kids in the U.S. take some form of dietary supplements. It makes sense – we all want our kids to be as healthy and robust as they can be, and eating healthily on a daily basis isn’t always possible. So dietary
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What’s The Best Probiotic For The Treatment Of Lyme Disease?

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Probiotics have often been hailed as necessary components to overall optimal health. They are the live bacteria and yeast that can be attributed to helping with a healthy gut flora and digestive system. Probiotics are a type of bacteria, and since the body needs certain good bacteria to thrive, they are considered to be on the good side of things. Probiotics aren’t only useful for the treatment of digestive issues, though. Often they can also help with a variety of
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What Are Essential Oils And How Relevant Are They In The Treatment Of Lyme Disease?

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The treatment of chronic Lyme can often be a long, complex process. In its acute stage, Lyme can usually be fully treated with antibiotics. However, this narrow treatment window is often missed, which affords the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria the opportunity to embed itself further into the patient’s system. This shift is known as the chronic form of Lyme. Symptoms at this stage are a mix between infection and inflammation as the body’s immune response goes into overdrive. Antibiotics alone won’t
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Are People Living In Cities Safe From Lyme Disease?

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People who live in big metropolis areas aren’t often overly concerned with ticks and tick-borne illnesses. The small disease carriers tend to live in heavily wooded areas, so it’s safe to assume that if one is surrounded by nothing but pavement and high-rises, a tick wouldn’t be anywhere close enough to bite. Although it is true that the risk of contracting Lyme disease from a tick bite in a big city is rare, it can still occur. Many cities are
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What is Vitamin B1 (And Where Can You Find It In Everyday Nutrition?)

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The human body is a complex machine that requires a lot of internal and external upkeep to run at its most optimal level. Vitamins, minerals, nutrients and physical activity are all key factors in the ‘healthy body, healthy mind’ sentiment, and all are required to ward off disease, chronic pain and other ailments humans suffer from on a regular basis. Things such as poor diet, a sedentary lifestyle, and vitamin and mineral deficiencies can all lead the body down a
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8 Healthy Snack Ideas To Keep You Satisfied This Winter!

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1) Roasted Chestnuts Winter is the high season for chestnuts, making them the perfect snack to munch on while wandering Christmas and winter markets. They can also be prepared easily at home, either on a grill, if available, or in the oven. They taste best when untreated and hot, meaning no other ingredients, other than chestnuts, are required for these wintery nibbles!  Ingredients:  Fresh, unpeeled chestnuts  Method:  Slit each chestnut slightly open. Soak them for a few minutes in warm
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How To Keep Illness At Bay This Winter

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Winter is filled with all kinds of magical things: the holidays, getting cosy by a fireplace, playing in the snow. But it’s also the prime time of year when you’re most likely to get sick. If you’re constantly asking yourself, “How can I avoid getting sick in the winter?”, you’re not alone. A pesky cold or flu can take anyone out of commission, but it can be even more serious if you’re living with a chronic condition like Lyme disease.
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