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  • 00:41

    Issues with Medications for Parkinson's Disease

    in Work

    Researchers who study Parkinson's disease celebrate the discovery of medications that help some people reverse their symptoms. They also worry, as do I, about an unfortunately reality of their use. More Parkinson's medications are needed over time to induce the same "on" times. Over time, medications usually stop being effective entirely. The time they are effective varies widely deoending on the individual. 


    What can be done about this problem? Some answers yuou have probably not considered which involve natural approachs to recovery will be discussed in my show today. The focus of my discussion will be directed to a marvelous little book by Julia Ross titled the Mood Cure. 

  • 01:02

    Gravity, Human Movement and Parkinson's Disease

    in Health

    Innate human coordination requires being in sync with the STRAIGHT-down influence of gravity. This enables us to tap the substantial energy generated by the downward movement of our body mass. In infancy, we all learn this highly evolved skill as we teach ourselves to sit, stand and walk with grace and power. Early in childhood, however, through deep cultural conditioning, we forget. From the day we are born, we see everyone around us sitting back in chairs, sofas, car seats, etc. At around 3 or 4, we get sucked into this utterly normal, but mal-adaptive behavior. We begin sitting-back with staggering repetition. In so doing, we interfere with gravity's influence by sending our body mass down on a BACKWARDS trajectory. Our brains automatically react -- with muscular strain and skeletal distortion -- to keep our head/neck functionally vertical. We don't notice these reactions nor feel anything unusual. It all happens subconsciously. This kinesthetic disconnect spills over into how we stand and walk. The consequences are all around us: society-wide epidemics of bad posture, lower back and neck pain, knee and hip replacements. For people with Parkinsons, the consequences are even more severe, restricting free movement considerably. This can be changed -- through re-developing sensitivity to our downward-moving body mass and how it is affecting us moment-by-moment. If you are planning to listen, it will be worth your while to check-out in advance an illustrated essay on this topic at www.uprighting.com/Parkinsons.pdf.

  • 01:01

    Mindfulness, Stress and Parkinson's Disease

    in Health

    This radio program focuses attention on mindfulness, stress and Parkinson's disease. One of the founding faculty members of Duke Integrative Medicine,Jeffrey Brantley, MD was trained in mindfulness as a resident in psychiatry at the University of California at Irvine Medical Center. Dr. Brantley was elected as a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association in 2013 and is currently a faculty member at Duke Medical Center.


    As Dr., Brantely explains on his website www.calmingyourangrymind.com 


    "Mindfulness is not just for priests, monks or nuns, and it isn't a religion.Mindfulness and meditation are for anyone who wishes to practice them. You don't have to be anything special. Meditation practice is a way of remembering and reconnecting with the basic intelligence and goodness all human beings have."


    Dr. Brantley is the author and coauthor of a number of books on mindfulness including Calming Your Angry Mind and Daily Meditations for Calming Your Angry Mind with Wendy Millstine

  • 00:24

    2016 update for Virtual Fitness Wii FAB (For Absolute Beginners)

    in Fitness

    Call me crazy, and you wouldn't be alone, but I've been at this Wii exergaming business since 2007. That's, well, I have to go get my calculater, but that's a long time. 


    Yes, the Wii U is out and yes, no one is talking about the Wii console, and yes, I know you have one that is sadly collecting dust. Why else would you be tuning into this show? 


    PendaGoddess turned 60 years old and is still flying high and kicking butt. Virtual Fitness Wii FAB, a comprehensive program of Wii exergaming, is still evolving and refining techniques and training curricula.


    I'm going to talk about some new games I purchased recently. Tune in to find out which ones or I guess you can just look at the slide show. 


    If this is your first time listening in, welcome. This show is geared to group fitness professionals and is an ongoing effort to inform and recruit fitness instructors to train in Wii exergaming.


    Make money training Wii exergaming teams! Yay!


     

  • 00:58

    Amazing Health Breakthrough: A Probiotic That Produces Glutathione

    in Health

    Natural Pharmacist Ross Pelton R.Ph., Ph.D., CCN discusses the history and discovery of a remarkable new strain of probiotic bacteria that has been found to produce glutathione in humans. Glutathione is called The Master Antioxidant and also the Master Detox Agent in humans. This interview will also review the wide-ranging functions, effects and benefits of glutathione with special attention to how these effects can benefit Parkinson’s disease patients.


    Ross is offering a free 8-page report to listeners that summarizes the discovery and history of Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3 and information about the importance of glutathione. Email Ross to request a copy of his 8-page report. Provide your first and last name in the email request. ross@naturalpharmacist.net


    www.naturalpharmacist.net

  • 00:35

    Mindfulness Meditation and Parkinson's

    in Health

    My guest is Bob Stahl, Ph.D. who answers the question "What is mindfulness?" and discusses how mindfulness would help living better with Parkinson's. As explained on his website [www.mindfulnessprograms.com]:


    "Mindfulness is the practice of being aware of what’s happening in the present moment. Whenever you bring awareness to what you’re directly doing or experiencing in your body and mind, you’re being mindful."


    Dr. Stahl founded 7 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction programs in medical centers throughout the San Francisco bay Area and currently directs programs at Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz, El Camino Hospital in Mountain View and Los Gatos. He serves as a Senior Teacher for the Oasis Institute for Mindfulness-based Professional Education and Training. Dr. Stahl is a co-author of "A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook",  "Calming the Rush of Panic" "A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook for Anxiety", "Living with Your Heart Wide Open" and other marvelous books.

  • 01:44

    Health and Disease: The Medical Industry's Best Kept Secret!

    in Self Help

    In this Episode we will reveal and secret hidden for years by the Medical Industry, that my change your view of how health and disease is not what your think.  What if you found that you could heal yourself of most illness and diseases without every seeing a physican. We if I told you this was already known by most physicians and drug companies but they will never tell you why or how to Self-recover and prevent illness.


    Join as we reveal this hidden knowledge, and offer a new way of looking at illness, health, and disease.

  • 00:16

    ZIKA Virus disease/REALLY? REALLY? REALLY?

    in Lifestyle

    The Zika Virus disease is being spread primarily to people who have been bitten by an animal or insect, namely mosquitos.  BEWARE!  This virus disease has come from remote countries like Brazil, South Asia, Africa and Pacific Islands according to the CDC.  People from the United States travel to these areas monthly so it is likely there may be confirmed cases in the US soon.  But see, WELL, Just listen in and you will hear what I am about to say on THIS SUBJECT.  Tune in on Tuesday February 9th at 12pm.

  • 00:31

    Preventing Degenerative Disease

    in Self Help

    Degenerative diseases are forms of the one real disease -- distress of the organism. Stress, toxins, and poor nutrition cause this distress, which may take the forms of arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, infection, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, etc. 


    Preventing disease and inflammation is a process of relaxing distress. Calming stress, avoiding toxins and detoxifying, and pursuing life-supporting nutrition will help prevent any of these forms of ill health.


    Public poisons and EMFs can harm and impair organs. Natural health practices, exercise, a positive attitude and nutritious supplements help maintain these crucial organs. Routine support and periodic detoxification are essential for good health.


    Natural foods, such as a combination of fresh produce, ideally from one’s own garden, antioxidants, enzymes and minerals from super foods and herbs, as well as pure water, build health.

  • 00:15

    Susan Mollohan - Parkinsons Disease

    in Entrepreneur

    Host Kevin Willett is joined by Susan Mollohan to discuss how Parkinsons Disease has impacted her life and her role as an Ambassador for the Michael J Fox Foundation. 

  • 00:30

    Curtis Harwell Discusses Superfoods To Combat Heart Disease

    in Fitness

    While deaths due to heart disease have dropped in recent years, it's still the No. 1 killer of Americans. The good news is that we now know a ton about how to prevent cardiovascular disease, which includes both strokes and heart attacks.

    It's clear that healthy eating and living (like exercising more!) can make a huge difference.


    Salmon


    Salmon and other fatty fish such as sardines and mackerel are the superstars of heart-healthy foods. That's because they contain copious amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, shown in studies to lower the risk of arrhythmia (irregular heart beat) and atherosclerosis (plaque build-up in the arteries) and decrease triglycerides. The American Heart Association recommends eating fish and preferably fatty fish at least twice a week. Omega-3 fatty acids are also available as dietary supplements.