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Anti-Aging & Wellness Event

The Wellness Revolution (Wiley, 2002) was the “shot heard round the world” for the wellness industry. It defined wellness as an industry—linking hundreds of thousands of disparate service and product suppliers with a single cause. It showed like-minded scientists, fitness providers, businesspeople, food manufacturers, restaurant owners, wellness product distributors, doctors, and others focused on disease prevention and antiaging that they were part of a worldwide revolution—not just lone iconoclasts inside their chosen profession or industry. If you are an entrepreneur, or are considering becoming one in wellness, there has never been a better time in history to start a home-based direct selling business. This paradigm shift towards entrepreneurship is the only answer to America's Economic Crisis. On June 27, 2009 at the Health Care Organizing Kickoff event we plan to officially Launch an Academy of Social Entrepreneurship. The Academy will provide the tools and resources necessary to empower our communities...
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The Gluten Syndrome

While adding the latest research abstracts to the site the other day I came across a very interesting paper regarding the effects gluten can have on the brain and nervous system. As you are no doubt ware, gluten is a protein found in grains including wheat, rye and barley, which is the trigger for the damage to the tissues of the small intestine in those with celiac disease. In this condition the immune system produces antibodies that attack the gluten consumed in the diet as well as the body's own tissues. As such celiac disease is classed as an autoimmune disease - the body attacks itself (in this case triggered by gluten). Those with celiac disease frequently suffer from mood disorders and neurological symptoms such as epilepsy, ataxia (coordination problems), and peripheral neuropathy, which results in symptoms including temporary numbness, tingling, and pricking sensations, sensitivity to touch, or muscle weakness...
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  • Maff
    Maff says #
    Hi Bonnie, Many of us here, including myself, can certainly sympathise with you having been passed from doctor to doctor and gone
  • adminv15
    adminv15 says #
    I have lived in a fog for so many years and I am so hoping this is the answer. I have gone through psychologists, neurologists, M
  • Maff
    Maff says #
    Hi Denise, Yes, there is a strong connection between celiac disease and autoimmune thyroiditis - which results in hypothyroidism.