Chronic Illness Articles

No Nonsense Nutrition

No Nonsense Nutrition

Today, many Americans are becoming proactive about their health. A great place to start any kind of health program is to adopt a healthful diet. I feel, nevertheless, that many are uncertain of what they can do to promote health and vitality, or feel that eating healthy is an "all or nothing" proposition....

The Key To Optimal Health: Nutrition and Disease

The Key To Optimal Health: Nutrition and Disease

During the past 20 years, we have heard a lot about controlling disease through diet, exercise and food supplements, but not much is being said as to how to prevent disease before it occurs. We are all are born with both inherent strengths and weaknesses as part of our genetic inheritance....

9 Steps to Help Harness the Healing Power of Physical Activity

9 Steps to Help Harness the Healing Power of Physical Activity

One of the most potent forms of medicine isn't something you can buy at a pharmacy or get at the doctor's office. No one else can give you this medicine or perform its magic for you. It's movement, simple physical activity that can have profound healing effects. And it's something only you can do for yourself....

Herbs: To Take or Not to Take

Herbs: To Take or Not to Take

Herbs and other natural remedies are so popular in our society. Lets look at a few things to make sure what you are taking is safe and the importance of taking control of your own health care....

Living With Chronic Illness Builds Courage

Living With Chronic Illness Builds Courage

It takes time to understand your illness, the treatment options available, and how living with illness will affect your life and the lives of your partner and family....

Five Simple Words to Keep Chronic Illness at Bay

Five Simple Words to Keep Chronic Illness at Bay

When I was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome seven years ago, my illness began to consume my thoughts and time. Questions included: What will I do? How will I manage? Who will take care of me?...

Take Control Of Your Life

Take Control Of Your Life

by Pauline Salvucci Life with chronic illness may bring unexpected challenges, but that doesn't...

How to Help a Loved One with Chronic Illness

How to Help a Loved One with Chronic Illness

"Let me know if there is anything I can do..." we often tell a friend who lives with a chronic illness. I've offered this numerous times, but there are very few times someone has actually felt comfortable calling and asking me to help them out....

Spring Cleaning Your Body

Spring Cleaning Your Body

It happens every spring. You fling open the windows, shed your winter coat, and suddenly get the urge to clean your house. But do you ever think about "spring cleaning" the toxins from your body? Detoxifying in spring is an important part of the ayurvedic seasonal routine, called ritucharya....

How the Weather Affects Your Health

How the Weather Affects Your Health

Do you feel tired or exhausted? Do you suffer from a headache? Why don't you blame the weather? Millions claim that the weather literally gets onto their nerves - and rightly so. Whether we like it or not, you and I are part of nature. We are not robots but biological beings, evolved over millions of years. Despite technology's great efforts to detach us from nature, we are still subject to it, including the weather....