Health, Immune System, Metabolic Balance

Diabetes and Immune System: How blood sugar goes into a tailspin during infections

Increased blood glucose levels, as scientists have been able to demonstrate, have a strong influence on the functioning of the immune system. For example, the scavenger cells are restricted in their work, i.e. unwanted viruses and bacteria cannot be trapped and eliminated by the scavenger cells with the usual speed. The migration of the defence cells to the affected tissues or to the lymph nodes, which also support the defence, is also impeded with high sugar levels.

Reiki, Spiritual Wellness, Wellness

The Five Principles of Reiki

Reiki is an spiritual energy healing method that can benefit both the practioner and receiver of the healing in all levels - physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Physically it provides deep relaxation, relieves pain, enhances the effects and reduces side effects of medications, reduces the healing time, promotes body’s own healing system, increases vitality and… Continue reading The Five Principles of Reiki

Reiki, Spiritual Wellness, Wellness

Reiki and my Journey to Become a Reiki Master

I have been a Reiki practitioner for almost 20 years. For most of them, I have been a Reiki Master. When I was invited to become a practitioner, my purpose was to give healing to others – in particular, to Celio…he was my best friend and fiancé at the time. I never mention his name,… Continue reading Reiki and my Journey to Become a Reiki Master

Health, Naturopathic Medicine

Survey Finds Ontario Patients Say Naturopathic Medicine Reduces Use of Prescription Medications and

An estimated 2 million Ontario residents now see a naturopathic doctorTORONTO August 2011 According to the survey, women are both more likely to be familiar with naturopathic medicine (49% versus 36%) and more likely to have a positive impression of it (77% versus 66%) as compared to men. Of interest, the Ontario Ministry of Finance… Continue reading Survey Finds Ontario Patients Say Naturopathic Medicine Reduces Use of Prescription Medications and