A comprehensive guide to natural, do-it-yourself oral care, Holistic Dental Care introduces simple, at-home dental procedures that anyone can do. Highlighted with fifty-three full-color photos and illustrations, this book offers dental self-care strategies and practices that get to the core of the problems in our mouths--preventing issues from taking root and gently restoring dental health. Based on a "whole body approach" to oral care, Holistic Dental Care addresses the limits of the traditional approach that treats only the symptoms and not the source of body imbalances. Taking readers on a tour of the ecology of the mouth, dental health expert and author Nadine Artemis describes the physiology of the teeth and the sources of bacteria and decay. Revealing the truth about the artificial chemicals in many toothpastes and mouthwashes, Artemis also discusses the harmful effects of mercury fillings and the much safer ceramic filling options that are available. Covering topics that include healthy nutrition, oral care for children, and the benefits of botanical substances and plant extracts for maintaining oral health, Artemis introduces a comprehensive eight-step self-dentistry protocol that offers an effective way to prevent decay, illness, acidic saliva, plaque build-up, gum bleeding, inflammation, and more.
This book is more than a dental health guide. It is a prevention program for your TOTAL HEALTH, so that you can save on expensive medical costs and live a healthy life. Ask yourself, "Why have you had some tooth and gum issues requiring treatment, in spite of the fact that you brush and floss your teeth regularly, and visit the dentist/hygienist regularly"? This book will provide you with some answers and various pragmatic guidelines. 7 Steps to Dental Health is a result of three years of research and collaboration among many professionals in medicine, dentistry, dental hygiene, nutrition and others. It is not an easy job to clean and maintain healthy teeth, considering the shape, accessibility of the teeth or teeth surfaces. We are lead to believe that brushing and flossing will do the job! Based on the author's life long learning of discovery and his approach to life, this book describes a seven-step process to clean teeth, tongue and mouth so that you can achieve optimal oral health. If you follow the process after every meal then you will learn, how to protect your teeth from decay, gums from infection, and escape-dreaded visits under the dentist's drill. In this book, you will find: How to assess your oral health and conduct self-examination of your mouth using 100+ point plan An insightful discussion about dental infections and their connection to the body A seven-step process to clean your teeth and mouth to achieve optimal oral health Extensive information about harmful chemicals commonly used in toothpastes and mouthwashes The truth about mercury amalgam fillings, protocols to remove these fillings and metal-free replacement alternatives Various tooth conditions and their treatments Understanding the practices of holistic hygienists & dentists Seven Essential Principles of nutrition for your body and teeth Nutritional supplements for your oral health A dozen appendices of useful information and resources Various individuals have contributed to this book. Dr. Oksana Sawiak, now a retired dentist has provided an insightful discussion of dental infections and their connection to the body. Klaus Ferlow, a master herbalist, has provided excellent information about harmful chemicals used in toothpastes and mouthwashes, truth about mercury fillings and various tooth conditions and its treatments. Lori Nichols Davies, Holistic Nutritionist and a Chef has outlined some excellent principles of nourishments and nutritious foods. The concluding chapter is frequently asked questions about dental conditions. This chapter serves as summary of practical information presented through out the book. In conjunction with its website, this book is a multimedia resource providing extensive links and videos for further research. Additional materials are available exclusively for readers on the book's website at http: //7stepsdentalhealth.com. You will also find Insightful Videos on our Book's YouTube Channel. "All of the contributors of this book have invested their heart, souls, and minds into this literary contribution so that you can more readily understand your oral health and the deep connections that this has to the fostering of better overall health." From the Foreword by Dr. Brain Clement, Hippocrates Institute This book is third in the seven-books series "Life Learning" published by the Life Transformation Institute"
Acclaimed oral health expert and wellness pioneer, Dr. Gerry Curatola, explores the bi-directional relationship between the health of your mouth and your body, and provides a groundbreaking program for creating a healthy mouth that will help maintain a healthy body. The mouth acts as mirror and a gateway and reflects what is happening in the rest of your body and the health of your mouth appears to have a profound impact on the rest of your body. Chronic, low-grade oral disease is a major source of inflammation throughout your body, which can sometimes result in serious systemic problems, including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and premature birth. The Mouth-Body Connection educates the reader on the natural ecology of the mouth. The oral microbiome consists of communities of 20 billion microorganisms of more than six hundred types-keeping these communities balanced is the key to well-being. Dr. Curatola's program, thirty years in the making, helps to restore microbiome balance and reduce health-destroying inflammation. The Curatola Care Program fosters a healthy oral microbiome by means of diet, supplements, exercise, and stress reduction. Four weeks of meal plans and fifty delicious recipes will convince you that eating for balance can be a treat. There are supplement schedules for each stage, two high-intensity band workouts that take only 15 minutes twice a week, relaxation techniques, and yoga postures to fight inflammation. In just four weeks, you will reboot your body and begin to take control of your health. Best of all, your brilliant smile will prove that you have never felt better.
Understanding the revolutionary view and concepts in this valuable resource will help patients make better and more informed dental-treatment choices in order to achieve a higher level of health
Throughout the years, dental health has often been characterized as a reflection of our overall health, where bad oral health results from issues with other parts of our body. But what if we flipped the paradigm? What if we thought about dental health as the foundation for our physical health as a whole? Dr. Steven Lin, an experienced dentist and the world’s first dental nutritionist, has analyzed our ancestral traditions, epigenetics, gut health, and the microbiome in order to develop food-based principles for a literal top-down holistic health approach. Merging dental and nutritional science, Dr. Lin lays out the dietary program that can help ensure you won’t need dental fillings or cholesterol medications —and give you the resources to raise kids who develop naturally straight teeth. With our mouth as the gatekeeper of our gut, keeping our oral microbiome balanced will create a healthy body through a healthy mouth. Dr. Lin arms you with a 40-day meal plan, complete with the Dental Diet food pyramid, exercises for the mouth, recipes, and cooking techniques to help you easily and successfully implement his techniques into your everyday life. The tools to improve overall wellness levels and reverse disease are closer than we think —in our markets, in our pantries, and, most frequently, in our mouths —if not just a well-chosen bite or two away.
If you have bad breath, bleeding gums, cavities, or tooth pain—you need this book! If you suffer from asthma, diabetes, arthritis, migraine headaches, or any chronic illness, and have not found relief, this book could have the solution you need. All disease starts in the mouth! As incredible as it may seem, most of the chronic and infectious illnesses that trouble our society today are influenced by the healthy of our mouths. Our mouths are a reflection of the health inside our bodies. If you have poor dental health, you are bound to have other health problems. Despite regular brushing and flossing, over 90 percent of the population has some degree of gum disease or tooth decay. Most people aren’t even aware they have existing dental problems. Recent research has demonstrated a direct link between oral health and chronic illness. Simply improving the health of your teeth and gums can cure many chronic problems. More brushing, flossing, and mouthwash isn’t the solution. What will work is Oil Pulling Therapy. Oil pulling is an age-old method of oral cleansing originating from Ayurvedic medicine. It is one of the most powerful, most effective methods of detoxification and healing in natural medicine. In this book, Dr. Fife combines the wisdom of Ayurvedic medicine with modern science. The science behind oil pulling is fully documented with references to medical studies and case histories. Although incredibly powerful, Oil Pulling Therapy is completely safe and simple enough for even a child.
Nobody Ever Told Me (Or My Mother) That! : Everything from Bottles and Breathing to Healthy Speech Development fills a missing niche in the child rearing world. It explains everything from the basics of nursing, to SIDS, to facial massage; finishing with the secrets to good speech development and your child's best natural appearance. Written by an SLP with over 30 years experience, this book is a wealth of necessary information for any new parent.
"[A] handbook for living your healthiest life after 40, with expertise from doctors and specialists on eating, exercising, wellness, and organizing, as well as caring for others"--P. [4] of cover.
Feeling great? Feeling lousy? Whatever you're feeling, CRAZY-GOOD LIVING: Healthy Gums, Healthy Gut, Healthy Life can improve your health from the inside out. It's the only book written by a DDS/Medicine Practitioner who has proven the cellular connection between primal eating and health. An ancient diet saved his life after he switched from "healthy eating" to eating more like our ancestors. And his supercharged Ancient Nutrition Plan has worked wonders for some of his most severely disease-stricken patients. Lots of books give a few good reasons for returning to a simpler way of eating. More still offer some dietary tips and recipes. NONE has offered all that plus first-hand scientific studies-documented proof for how and why primal nutrition works-and could one day save your life. Written by Periodontist, Certified Primal Health Care Coach, and Certified Functional Medical Practitioner Alvin H. Danenberg, it is destined to become a classic in the field of healthful living.
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Sleepless nights are a common curse yet many people think snoring and sleep apnoea are things you just put up with, whether you're the partner or the sufferer. But if left untreated, these sleep disorders can lead to poor concentration and drowsiness, memory problems, impaired work performance, relationship breakdowns, irritability, and even high blood pressure, heart disease and strokes. Many have gone to drastic lengths to fix these conditions – going to expensive clinics, buying elaborate equipment, and undergoing surgery – when in fact the solution could be quite simple. Change the way you breathe and say goodbye to snoring and sleep apnoea. After 20 years of clinical experience, Tess Graham has successfully treated thousands of sufferers. In this practical guide she reveals the nine habits that can help you to overcome the dysfunctional breathing linked to sleep apnoea and snoring. Her five-day program is quick, easy-to-follow and effective. By learning to breathe more gently, slowly and quietly you can significantly improve your sleep and your health, boost your energy levels, and subsequently enjoy better quality of life.
Every mouth is full of bacteria, yeasts, fungi and viruses. Can we stop these infectious microorganisms from making us sick? Today, with millions dawning facemasks, washing with antibacterial soaps, and sanitizing classrooms, hospitals and other public places, we need new solutions. Peer-reviewed research from some of the world's foremost microbiologists is now demonstrating that the probiotic bacteria in our mouth can be used to reduce or prevent infections from invading the body's internal tissues. Our oral probiotics can be our first line of defense against some of the most dangerous diseases, including those caused by aggressive bacteria, flu viruses and yeasts. In this groundbreaking book, the author details the newest research revealing the cooperative roles friendly oral bacteria play within our immune system to fight infection and prevent disease. Guidance on supplementation and on how to encourage the growth of our resident oral probiotic colonies is also described. A must read for anyone wanting to strengthen the immune system and stay healthy.
Forget about drilling, filling, and the inevitable billing. Your teeth can heal naturally because they were never designed to decay in the first place! They were designed to remain strong and healthy for your entire life. But the false promises of conventional dentistry have led us down the wrong path, leading to invasive surgical treatments that include fillings, crowns, root canals and dental implants. Now there is a natural way to take control of your dental health by changing the food that you eat. Cure Tooth Decay is based upon the pioneering nutritional program of dentist Weston Price, former head of research at the National Dental Association. Dr. Price's program proved to be 90-95% or more effective in remineralizing tooth cavities utilizing only nutritional improvements in the diet. Cure Tooth Decay is the result of five years of research and trial and error that started as one father's journey to cure his daughter's rapidly progressing tooth decay. With Cure Tooth Decay you will join the thousands of people who have learned how to remineralize teeth, eliminate tooth pain or sensitivity, avoid root canals, stop cavities -- sometimes instantaneously, regrow secondary dentin, form new tooth enamel, avoid or minimize gum loss, heal and repair tooth infections, only use dental treatments when medically necessary, save your mouth (and your pocketbook) from thousands of dollars of unneeded dental procedures, and increase your overall health and vitality.
The breakthrough 3-step program to conquer type 2 diabetes with little to no medication. If you've been diagnosed with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, it's easy to think, "How did this happen? I watched what I ate. If only I had tried harder, eaten fewer calories and burned more." But you're not alone, and it's not your fault. Many traditional diets can actually promoteinsulin resistance over time because they don't take into account your different metabolism. You may be one of the millions who have Metabolism B (metabolic syndrome), an inherited condition that can cause your body to overreact to carbohydrate foods, release excess insulin, and gain body fat--and eventually develop type 2 diabetes. The good news is that you can take control of your diabetes, starting today. When registered dietician Diane Kress herself developed this condition over a decade ago--despite following the ADA-recommended dietary guidelines--she realized that the "status quo" nutrition plans just don't work for everyone. In The Diabetes Miracle, she identifies the reason why. Now, she shares the groundbreaking 3-step program that she has created for the prevention and management of this progressive, potentially fatal condition. It's the miracle diet and lifestyle plan that thousands of her patients have been successful with--and that Kress personally adheres to today, controlling her diabetes without medication. Now you can get the facts and eat to treat the root cause of type 2 diabetes. With The Diabetes Miracle, you can expect to: Correct your body's insulin imbalance naturally and stop the progression from Metabolism B to prediabetes to diabetes "Rest, reset, and retrain" your pancreas to process carbs and react more normally to blood glucose changes Lose weight and keep it off--especially the love handles and excess back fat Get the best blood sugar readings you have experienced since your diagnosis on the least amount of medication Have more energy, sleep great, look younger, and feel healthier Gain control of type 2 diabetes on an easy, livable program This diabetes bible provides clear details about the disease itself, the newest parameters for diagnosis, and preventing complications. Kress also gives you the most up-to-date information on blood glucose testing, medications, the use of insulin, and tricks of the trade for great blood sugar control. With helpful Q&A throughout and a fresh, compassionate approach, The Diabetes Miracle takes the frustration out of living with type 2 diabetes so that you can take control...permanently. Get ready for better health and a brand new lease on life!
The WHO World report on ageing and health is not for the book shelf it is a living breathing testament to all older people who have fought for their voice to be heard at all levels of government across disciplines and sectors. - Mr Bjarne Hastrup President International Federation on Ageing and CEO DaneAge This report outlines a framework for action to foster Healthy Ageing built around the new concept of functional ability. This will require a transformation of health systems away from disease based curative models and towards the provision of older-person-centred and integrated care. It will require the development sometimes from nothing of comprehensive systems of long term care. It will require a coordinated response from many other sectors and multiple levels of government. And it will need to draw on better ways of measuring and monitoring the health and functioning of older populations. These actions are likely to be a sound investment in society's future. A future that gives older people the freedom to live lives that previous generations might never have imagined. The World report on ageing and health responds to these challenges by recommending equally profound changes in the way health policies for ageing populations are formulated and services are provided. As the foundation for its recommendations the report looks at what the latest evidence has to say about the ageing process noting that many common perceptions and assumptions about older people are based on outdated stereotypes. The report's recommendations are anchored in the evidence comprehensive and forward-looking yet eminently practical. Throughout examples of experiences from different countries are used to illustrate how specific problems can be addressed through innovation solutions. Topics explored range from strategies to deliver comprehensive and person-centred services to older populations to policies that enable older people to live in comfort and safety to ways to correct the problems and injustices inherent in current systems for long-term care.
"These guidelines have been written for public health practitioners, food and health inspectors, district and national medical officers, laboratory personnel and others who may undertake or participate in the investigation and control of foodborne disease outbreaks."--P. 4 of cover.
A health book that gives the reader connections between oral health and systemic health. Contains surprising health tips to protect yourself from heart disease, diabetes, pregnancy complications, acid reflux, obstructive sleep apnea, oral cancer, depression, sexual issues and much more

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