Inflammation & Insulin Resistance: the cause of all ills, including autism?

Immune Disorders and Autism – Like Cassandra in her corner, I have been proclaiming for over a decade that inflammation and insulin resistance (also known as Metabolic Syndrome, found in diabetics and pre-diabetics) are at the root of most auto-immune and degenerative diseases, and that these issues and the illnesses they engender can successfullyContinue reading “Inflammation & Insulin Resistance: the cause of all ills, including autism?”

Female in Your 40s or 50s?

In a culture that worships at the altar of youth, what can a woman expect once she reaches her forties, fifties or sixties? Is it true that aging means gaining weight, lost libido, thinning hair, and increasing aches, pains and physical woes? Absolutely not! This can be a wonderful time of life, if women learn to take care of themselves as well as they’ve taken care of everyone else in the decades before.

Thinning hair is NOT inevitable with aging!

I love having long hair, and yes, for me it’s part of my pleasure in being a woman. If your hair is thinning, please don’t believe the popular and misguided line of thought that says it’s inevitable with aging. It can be a thyroid problem, an indication of more general hormonal imbalance, or of stress.Continue reading “Thinning hair is NOT inevitable with aging!”