Food, Success & Life for The Modern Woman
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Kick off your heels and grab your water as your Food, Success and Life for the Modern Woman host Jennifer Knecht connects with experts around the globe. Together you’ll explore real health, real fat burning results and sexy confidence. www.fslmodern.com.
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Knocking Down the Mountain – Facing the Shadow and Tackling It, #63
2 days ago
Julie Rehmeyer was so sick she sometimes couldn’t turn over in bed. The top specialists in the world were powerless to help, and scientific research on her disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, was at a near standstill. Having learned from a total stranger that mold may be the culprit, she took a leap of faith, drove into the desert to avoid mold completely and began her journey to wellness. An incredible story that will give us all hope in our own journey to wellness. By avoiding mold completely, Julie will be at almost 100%. But as you can imagine, it is difficult to avoid mold all the time. There seems to be genetic susceptibility to mold. But is also a culmination of things: living in old travel trailers, was pushing her body really hard in the process of building her house where there probably was exposure to mold, stress due to her husband’s illness and other factors. Yet, her genetic susceptibility made it worse. Once you get sick, your susceptibility for it goes up significantly. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome- What Is It And How Do You Get Diagnosed? The name doesn’t capture the severity of the illness. One of the criteria is exercise intolerance. Being chronically fatigued the day after working out. Important to rest up and relax. If it doesn’t go away, there may be CFS present. If you can’t think straight, your heart rate goes up when you stand up, and high blood pressure, these could be symptoms. What do you do if you have these symptoms? First of all, don’t overdo it. Most doctors won’t suggest that. You have to learn to stop as soon as you feel tired, and not push through. If you learn to pace yourself when you have relatively mild symptoms, you have a better chance of recovering. Go to your doctor, recognize that most doctors know almost nothing about this disease. So you have to be cautious about what most practitioners have to say about it. Resources for ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The greatest wisdom is in the patient community. You need to be careful and vet everything. What works for someone else may not necessarily work for you. Pay attention to what