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Detailed information on how you can improve your health conditions, including anxiety / stress, auto immune, insomnia, hormonal imbalance, thyroid, weight loss - just to name a few.
Dry mouth, also known as Xerostomia (zeer-o-STOE-me-uh), occurs when salivary glands don’t make sufficient saliva to prevent the drying of the mouth.
When we eat food, it gets dissolved in our mouth with saliva, secreted by salivary glands present in our mouth. Saliva is a watery, frothy substance secreted by the saliva glands in the mouth. It performs some important functions to digest food keep our mouth feeling comfortable. Saliva also helps in the prevention of tooth decay, limits the growth of bacteria, washes away food particles, enhances our ability to taste and makes it smoother to chew food.
In my previous article, we looked at what the thyroid gland does, and the main two thyroid disorders that people suffer from. This article we will be looking at thyroid dietary recommendations to help you manage your thyroid condition.
Foods alone may not cure your thyroid disorder. However, a combination of the right nutrients, diet and lifestyle changes can help restore thyroid function and minimize your symptoms.
Are you suffering from unexplained weight gain or fatigue? Maybe you have increased sensitivity to cold, or suffer from low mood or experience constipation or dry skin, or brittle nails. These are all symptoms that can point to a problem with your thyroid function. When your thyroid doesn't work properly, it can impact yor entire body.
Are you searching for tips on healthy glowing skin? Unfortunatley, skin issues are something I see regularly in clinic daily. Maintaining optimal skin structure, hydration and integrity plays an important role in supporting skin health and appearance. The skin can be exposed to damage in a variety of ways, including inflammatory skin conditions such as acne, eczema and psoriasis, from ageing, prolonged sun exposure and through cosmetic treatments.
Healthy glowing skin is an external reflection of how your body is functioning internally. A key consideration to ensure healthy, radiant skin is minimising the build up of toxins and wastes within the body by supporting their removal. There are various organs within the body that are responsible for eliminating waste, including the skin. However, if any of these channels of elimination are not functioning optimally, skin problems may occur as toxins and waste products accumulate within the body and place additional stress on the skin.
As mentioned in my previous article, healthy ageing is about having an optimal quality of life. Although people are living longer, they are not necessarily experiencing quality of life in their advancing years. Did you know that age-related disorders like dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, diabetes and heart disease are at record numbers? Often these diseases can be prevented. So why are more and more people getting these diseases?