Histamines play a protective role in the body. They boost blood flow to areas affected by allergens and trigger sneezing, swelling, itching, wheezing, and other responses that help usher allergens out of the system. Still, they sometimes run amok, leading to a condition more accurately described as histamine overload, though “intolerance” remains the more common term.
Springtime isn’t just for spring cleaning your house, it’s a great time to think about supporting the natural detoxifying processes in your body. Cleansing and detoxifying usually focus on cutting out potentially irritable foods, but there are plenty of tasty foods that you can eat all the time to support your natural detox system
Far too many of us these days have had some experience with friends or loved ones who are dealing with Alzheimer’s and it’s heart-breaking physical, emotional and mental impact. Though many of us witness the disease at arm’s length, it’s hard not to think about the frightening specter of Alzheimer’s possibly affecting our own brains someday.
Like so many women, I assumed that PMS was just something I had to live with. But I’ve learned so much since then, and I want to assure you that that isn’t true! There are so many things we can do to regulate hormone function and keep our bodies healthy.
Growing season is quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to start a small garden. Aren’t sure what to plant? Herbs have great nutritional and medicinal benefits and have been utilized for centuries!