Could Food Sensitivities Increase Your Risk Of Cancer?

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A new study in the journal, Science (August 16, 2012)1, has found that intestinal inflammation can alter your gut flora and promote cancer.
What does this have to do with food sensitivities?
Food sensitivities are an immune response. Eighty percent of your immune system is in your intestinal tract. The health of your intestinal tract depends on the proper balance of micro flora present in your gut.
An imbalance in your intestinal flora can be caused by antibiotics and other drugs as well as poor diet. This can lead to a leaky gut where partially digested foods pass from your gut into your bloodstream. Your immune system doesn’t recognize them as food. It sees them as foreign invaders, like bacteria or viruses, and attacks them. This causes inflammation to occur in your body. As long as you keep eating foods to which you are sensitive, you will continue to develop …

How Acupuncture Could Help With Infertility

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There’s a lot of mystery surrounding acupuncture for infertility and its techniques. First, there’s the idea of the needles being put into your body. Just the thought alone can bring to mind ideas of all sorts of painful stings and pricks. But lately, it’s become an increasingly popular alternative to standard medical practice.
Using acupuncture to treat infertility is a great way to get your body into its regular ovulation cycle and improve your health. It’s been around for thousands of years. Commonly used in ancient Chinese medicine, its practice has been used to treat many kinds of illnesses. One in particular is infertility.
Although considered a safe way to treat illness, this might not be for everyone. But if you are looking for a way to treat your infertility with an alternative method that has amazing results, you may want to give acupuncture a try.
First it’s important to …