Vitamin D

Laurie Neri Diet, Uncategorized, Vitamins 1 Comment

All of a sudden the past couple years the medical world has jumped on this one. Funny how most doctors tell us we don’t need to take vitamins – just eat good. Now they give prescriptions for vitamin D. So I guess that’s all we need??? Vitamin D deficiencies can lead to calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphate and zinc deficiencies. All …

Selenium

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You have read my past articles about the thyroid.  How important so many nutritional requirements are to keep it functioning properly and efficiently.  One trace mineral found in soil, selenium, I have mentioned briefly in another post on the thyroid.   It works as an antioxidant by neutralizing free radical damage and inflammation; therefore increasing our immune system and protect our cells …

Melatonin

Laurie Neri Hormones 7 Comments

Melatonin is a hormone secreted from the pineal gland located in the brain. Tryptophan, which is an amino acid, converts into serotonin. Serotonin then converts into melatonin. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter associated with depression. In addition to improving sleep, melatonin is a strong antioxidant good for the immune system. As we age, melatonin, DHEA, and human growth hormone decline. The …

Massage Therapy

Laurie Neri Massage Therapy 1 Comment

Therapeutic massage provides stress reduction, deep relaxation, increased circulation and relief from physical pain. It stimulates the lymphatic system which will flush out toxins and excess water from the body, thereby improving your immune system. After 18 years of being a massage therapist, here is some advice about both choosing a therapist for yourself and receiving. First of all, deeper …

Yeast Free Diet

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In my first article about the thyroid, I wrote a whole checklist of symptoms such as constipation, fatigue, headaches, allergies, joint pain, auto-immune disease, etc. , affiliated with thyroid malfunction. So if you have any of these symptoms, a yeast free diet may certainly help you along. Eventhough we all should be very grateful for antibiotics, I believe they have …

Hypothyroidism

Laurie Neri Thyroid 1 Comment

So much to talk about on this topic so I have decided to make this the first of many blogs in order to clearly understand just how important and critical this gland is to us in so many ways. Symptoms include fatigue, disturbed sleep, trouble losing weight, intolerance to cold, constipation, poor memory, depression, skin disorders, brittle nails, menstrual problems, …