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Depression in Children Hepled With Fish Oils

A small, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry (2006; 163(6): 1098-100), looked at supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids and its
effect on childhood depression. The subjects of the study were 20 children between the ages of six and 12 suffering with depression. They were randomly assigned to receive either an omega-3 fatty acid supplement or a placebo. The children were evaluated using the Children’s Depression Rating Scale, the Children’s Depression Inventory and the Clinical Global Impression. Evaluations were taken at the beginning of the study and at weeks 2, 4, 8, 12 and 16. At the end of the study,
70% of the supplemented children showed at least a 50% reduction in depression scores.

I recommend EPA-DHA 720 from Metagenics or Xymogen’s Omega Pure 780EC. Both are tested to be free of dioxin and mercury. Quality is vital when choosing a fish oil product.

Omega 3 fish oils are part of a cardiovascular health program. Benefits include Blood Pressure; Lipids and Clotting; reducing inflammation of joints and skin; reducing back and neck pain;
support for mental health/behavior; support for the reduction of allergic-type response; glucose and insulin.

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BP Drops when Sugary Drinks Are Reduced

Cutting down on sugar-sweetened soft drinks was associated with a drop in blood pressure, researchers found. In a cohort of U.S. adults, those who reduced daily intake of the beverages saw a significant drop in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure.

full story http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/Hypertension/tb/20264

Many clients with High Blood Pressure are helped by eating a low-glycemic-index dietary food plan and exercise program while incorporating medical foods and nutritional supplements. A low glycemic diet is more effective than a low fat diet in treating obesity, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease and type-2 diabetes.

The specific medical food I use is called UltraMeal® Plus 360 — 2 scoops twice daily
UltraMeal Plus 360 is a medical food formulated to provide specialized, multi-mechanistic
nutritional support for patients with metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease by supplying a combination of acacia extract, reduced iso-alpha acids (RIAA), plant sterols, and heart-healthy soy protein and isoflavones.

EPA-DHA Extra Strength® — 2 to 4 softgels twice daily. This is a concentrated and stabilized purity-certified, Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Nano Cell Q10— 1-2 tablespoons daily. Nano Cell Q10 is all natural coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) manufactured to achieve exquisite quality, purity, and bioavailability. COQ10 depletion is well documented in animal and human studies with detrimental cardiac consequences in both animal models and human trials. Deficiency is also implicated in increased incidence of cataracts, neoplasia, peripheral neuropathies, and some psychiatric disturbances.
ORDER these products by clicking on the Metagenics link

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Muscle Imbalance

Combinations of muscle weakness and tightness cause musculoskeletal pain. The most difficult part of treatments are to the muscles that become inhibited, (restrained, blocked, or suppressed) because this requires patients to perform exercise at home on there own. Muscle inhibition is common in the neck, low back, and extremities.

Inhibition refers to the inability of a muscle to contract fully on demand. This inhibition is a neurological response and manifests particularly at the extreme ranges of motion – when the muscle is contracted fully. A muscle may have strength at the mid-range, but be very weak when moved into a shortened position; this creates instability at the joint. When the body senses instability, other muscles tighten up as a form of protection. To improve these muscle and joint imbalances I expect my clients to perform the exercises that I prescribe as part of my treatments.

Inhibitied muscles usually generate hypertonicity/tight muscles in adjacent regions of the body (low back & hip, neck & shoulders)). In other words, the relationship between weak and tight muscles is reciprocal. Inhibition is frequently found in muscles resulting from injury, inflammation or pain and that inhibition or weakness leads to reciprocal facilitation of its antagonist(s) muscles.

When a muscle has been over-stressed or over-worked, the result is altered feedback from the nervous system. This causes a reduced capability for the muscle to contract, from the instability through full physiological range. The end result is an inability for the muscles to properly stabilize joints. This is a major point that I want you to understand. I teach you stability (strength) exercises to train the weakened muscles to hold the joints in place again.

Again, please understand, hypertonicity in a muscle leads to blockage(s) or weaknesses in other muscles close by. Inhibited (weak) muscles are capable of spontaneous strengthening when the inhibitory reflex is identified and remedied (most commonly through joint or soft-tissue manipulation).

Muscle hypertonicity/tightness/spasm generates inhibition in surrounding regions of the body, and so spasm is treated first using the Deep Muscle Stimulator, warm laser, manipulation and deep soft tissue massage therapy.

The inhibited (weak) muscles are treated with exercise, rocker boards, wobble boards, and other tools. I prefer to teach clients bodyweight exercises, resistance band exercises, stability ball maneuvers and kettlebell training.

I pay a lot of attention to posture because the postural muscles tend to be short, tight and usually hypertonic. This is why some times I will teach you to stretch, and other times I will teach you to strengthen your muscles.

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Laser

Laser therapy gives consistent clinical results, with changes that are noticeable in just a few office visits. Laser effects the tissues to produce positive results such as faster wound healing and pain reduction. It is one of the best modalities to help relieve acute and chronic pain and repair injured/damaged tissue.

Just as photosynthesis creates energy for plants, the absorption of the laser light photons by cells in your body causes increased production of cellular energy to improve the rate and quality of healing.

Some of the effects include increased levels of endorphins and anti-inflammatory benefits.

Applicable conditions of laser therapy
1. Low back pain
2. Wound healing
3. Dermatological conditions
4. Temporo-mandibular Joint Dysfunction
5. Frontal and maxillary sinus inflammation
6. Rotator Cuff injuries (shoulder pain)
7. Epicondylitis (elbow pain)
8. Small joints of the hands
9. Trigeminal Neuralgia
10. Bell’s Palsy
11. Neck pain

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Metabolic Syndrome: Do You Have It?

3 out of 5 of the following is a YES!

1. Elevated waist circumference:
Men – Equal to or greater than 40 inches
Women – Equal to or greater than 35 inches
2. Elevated triglycerides:
Equal to or greater than 150 mg/dl
3. Reduced HDL (“good”) cholesterol:
Men – Less than 40 mg/dl
Women – Less than 50 mg/dl
4. Elevated blood pressure:
Equal to or greater than 130/85 mm Hg
5. Elevated fasting glucose:
Equal to or greater than 100 mg/dl

Start with I5 shakes every morning to lose weight, improve body composition, increase energy, improve lipid panel and drop blood pressure.

You can order I5 shakes by calling the company direct in FL. The company is called Xymogen 800-647-6100. Use my pin # TUC 500 so you can order. It’s a medical food and they won’t just let anyone order without a medical Rx.

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Glycemic Foods

Top 10 Low-Glycemic Foods
Apples
Berries & cherries
Barley
Grapefruit
Legumes (lentils, beans, peanuts)
Nuts (almonds, walnuts, soy nuts)
Oatmeal (unsweetened)
Green peas
Tomatoes
Plain yogurt (unsweetened)

Top 10 High-Glycemic Foods
Candy
Cookies
Juices with added sugar
White potatoes
Chips (corn & potato)
Sweetened cereal
Sweetened soda
Sweet snacks
White bread & bagels
(processed flour)
White rice

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Metagenics 28 Day Liver Detox

Metagenics 28 Day Liver Detox

Day 1 – 3
Breakfast – 2 scoops Ultra Clear Plus and 2 Advaclear Caps.
Snack – from Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.
Lunch – From Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.
Snack – From. Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.
Dinner – From Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.

Day 4 – 7
Breakfast – 2 scoops Ultra Clear Plus and 2 Advaclear Caps.
Snack – From Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.
Lunch – From Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.
Snack – From Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.
Dinner – 2 scoops Ultra Clear Plus and 2 Advaclear Caps

Day 8 – 21
Breakfast – 2 scoops Ultra Clear Plus and 2 Advaclear Caps.
Snack – From Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.
Lunch –2 scoops Ultra Clear Plus and 2 Advaclear Caps.
Snack – From Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.
Dinner – 2 scoops Ultra Clear Plus and 2 Advaclear Caps

Day 22 – 25
Breakfast – 2 scoops Ultra Clear Plus and 2 Advaclear Caps.
Snack – From Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.
Lunch – From Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.
Snack – From Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.
Dinner – 2 scoops Ultra Clear Plus and 2 Advaclear Caps

Day 26 – 28
Breakfast – 2 scoops Ultra Clear Plus and 2 Advaclear Caps.
Snack – from Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.
Snack – From Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.
Lunch – From Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.
Snack – From Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.
Dinner – From Basic Dietary Guidelines sheet.

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