The Importance Of The Acid Base Balance In The Treatment of Chronic Illnesses

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What Is pH? The pH scale is a way of measuring how acidic or basic (alkaline) a water-based solution is. Chemically speaking, your blood, for example, is actually a water-based solution, although not all of its components are dissolved. Your blood plasma contains 90% water, and it makes up more than half of your overall blood volume. The range of the pH scale is between 0–14. A pH reading of 7 is neutral. Below 7 is acidic and anything higher
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Why Is There No Vaccine For Lyme Disease?

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Lyme disease is one of the most prevalent diseases in the world, and it shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, the number of cases continues to rise every year, across both Europe and North America. Lyme is undoubtedly a controversial topic; the chronic form of Lyme disease has yet to be fully legitimised by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), despite numerous overtures in recent years. Yet all medical professionals agree exactly where Lyme comes from.
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Homeopathy and Lyme Disease: Does Ledum Actually Work?

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Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted via the bites of certain types of ticks. As a multisystemic illness, it can affect many different tissues and organs. It can be difficult to diagnose, because its symptoms can mimic a variety of other illnesses, especially viral infections. The only distinctive sign of Lyme disease is the erythema migrans rash. The red, circular rash resembles the shape of a bull’s eye and usually appears at the site of the tick bite within
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Can You Cure Lyme Disease Without Antibiotics?

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Lyme disease is a controversial condition at many levels. From diagnosis to treatment, there is no unifying consensus on the best way to handle it. This might sound strange, as Lyme disease is simultaneously one of the most prolific vector-borne diseases in the world. It has been discovered in every mainland state in the U.S., as well as almost every country in Europe. Over 300,000 new cases are reported to the American CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) every
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Is Curcumin Effective At Reducing Joint Pain And Treating Arthritis In Lyme Disease Patients?

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Most of us wouldn’t think of embarking on a culinary adventure without making sure we have the right herbs and spices. After all, these ingredients are usually what gives recipes their flavour, taking a dish from ‘meh’ to magnificent. While you probably appreciate the ability of spices to improve your cooking, you may not be aware of how much they can do for your health. Many common herbs and spices have a long history of traditional use as medicine, with
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How To Follow A Lyme Disease Treatment Diet When You Have IBS

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It can be challenging to manage coexisting conditions. How can you treat one condition without making the other worse? If you have Lyme disease and IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), you’ll want to follow a diet that will help manage the symptoms you experience for both conditions. Check out the information below to discover how to follow a diet that works for both Lyme disease and IBS patients.   What foods should you avoid? For Lyme disease patients, it can be
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4 Reasons Why Lyme Disease Is Often Misunderstood By Doctors

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Despite the fact that Lyme disease is a prevalent disorder on every continent bar Antarctica, we still don’t have a good grip on it. Most people know it’s spread by tick bites and is predominant in the north-eastern United States, which is true, but only relatively so. Lyme disease continues to spread around the world, with numbers of cases increasing year after year. Unfortunately, our medical knowledge is not keeping up with the incessant spread of the disorder, meaning that
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FODMAPs And The Lyme Disease Treatment Diet: All You Need To Know

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Gastrointestinal health is a hot topic at the moment, and for good reason: much of your overall general health is governed by the state of your gut. In fact, the gut is often referred to as the body’s second brain. While you get on with the cognitive stuff, bacteria in the digestive system are busy making autonomous decisions that benefit the whole body, via a network called the enteric nervous system (ENS for short). There’s always a lot of information
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The 4 Best Ways To Naturally Soothe Itchy Skin And Other Morgellons Symptoms

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Morgellons symptoms are a bizarre set of afflictions that seem to only point to one diagnosis. Despite this, however, many patients are routinely told that they are completely imagining or inventing the disease, or else suffering from a mental condition that makes them believe they afflicted with something they’re not. Morgellons disease is a relatively new disorder, and has not been legitimised by any official medical body. Despite this, thousands upon thousands of patients have come forward as sufferers from
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How Mindfulness Can Help You Cope with Chronic Illness

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If you suffer from a chronic illness, you’ve probably had at least one doctor or friend who has suggested activities that promote mindfulness – whether that’s yoga, meditation, tai chi or something similar. But when you’re suffering from serious symptoms, it can be difficult to see how these suggestions can actually help you feel better. So here’s a breakdown of how practising mindfulness can support you on your healing journey. The main focus of mindfulness is to stay present and
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