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Sunscreens

Ed Ullmann - Thursday, September 11, 2014 | Comments (0)
FACTS: Sunlight exposes ones’ skin to ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) rays. UVA rays age and wrinkle skin; UVB rays cause sunburn. Both contribute to skin cancer. One bad sunburn alone can increase ones cancer risk. Repeated sunburns or constant sun exposure increases ones risk (aging and young). Sunscreen products must block both UVA & UVB rays. Broad Spectrum products filter out most UVA & UVB rays, but not all. Zinc Oxide white ointment b ... read more

Dry Skin Management

Ed Ullmann - Thursday, September 11, 2014 | Comments (0)
FACTS: Dry skin (rough, dry and sometimes redness or scaly skin) is a common condition that can impact one's level of discomfort and quality of life. Patients may experience symptoms of itching (can effect sleep & cause irritability), tightness, pain, tingling, or stinging . Our skin is divided into 3 main tissue areas or layers: the hypodermis (storage of fat), the dermis (middle layer; rich in blood & nerve supply) and the outermost layer the epidermis. Our ski ... read more

Digestive Disorders

Ed Ullmann - Monday, August 25, 2014 | Comments (0)
FACTS: Estimated that some form of digestive disorder affects over 100 million Americans or 1/3rd of U.S. Worldwide, digestive disorders vary widely depending on diet, history and culture. For example, less problems in Asian cultures; more problems in Eastern European nations. Modern diets has resulted in 44% of Americans being afflicted with heartburn, 5% of population with peptic ulcer disease (caused by bacteria) and 20-40% plagued by non-ulcer dyspepsia ( ... read more

Sleeping Disorders

Ed Ullmann - Monday, August 25, 2014 | Comments (0)
FACTS: More than 100 million Americans (30% of us) experience some type of sleep disorder. 60 million experience insomnia regularly (40% of women; 30% of men). Sleep disorders are grouped by category: Problems falling and staying asleep (insomnia): Most common. Episodes may come and go and last up to 3 weeks (be short-term) or be long-lasting (chronic). Problems staying awake (excessive daytime sleepiness; feel tired all the time): Causes include: M ... read more

Chronic Pain-A Wellness Rx LLC. Report

Ed Ullmann - Friday, July 25, 2014 | Comments (0)
Facts Download the PDF (/_literature_212714/Chronic_Pain) Pain comes in many forms: sharp, jabbing, throbbing, burning, stinging, tingling, nagging, dull and aching. Pain varies from mild to severe, can be constant or can come and go Acute pain is triggered by tissue damage and is designed to protect an individual from further injury. Chronic pain is persistent pain that continues after the injury is healed (six months or more). Chronic pain can be hard to diagnose 25% or one in  ... read more

Lyme Disease - A Wellness Rx LLC. Report

Ed Ullmann - Thursday, July 17, 2014 | Comments (0)
Facts: Lyme disease is an illness caused by a bacteria called Borrelia burgdoreri. It is spread to humans and animals by a certain type of “hard-bodied” tick that is carrying the bacterium (gram-negative spirochete bacteria). This Lyme bacteria can duplicate themselves rapidly and can hide from the body’s immune system by mimicking healthy cells. Lyme bacteria can also change forms to elude the immune system or antibiotics. When it is in “cyst” form it becomes ... read more

Fiber

Ed Ullmann - Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | Comments (0)
ABOUT: Fiber or "roughage" is the indigestible parts of foods. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate. It passes through the digestive tract without being absorbed. Some of fiber's asserted effects include prevention of heart disease, lowering the chances of developing diabetes, warding off colon polyps and colon cancer, decreasing cholesterol, helping to alleviate symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and the possibility of averting pancreatic cancer. Fiber's most desirable effect is keeping p ... read more

Constipation

Ed Ullmann - Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | Comments (0)
FACTS: One of the most common digestive disturbances of the digestive tract which can affect people of all ages. Constipation is the decreased frequency, or slowing, of natural peristalsis (intestinal contractions), resulting in harder stools, bowels that do not move regularly, or are not completely emptied when they move. Accumulated feces in the colon can cause attending pain and toxic reactions. The colon is the main reservoir for feces (mainly in the rectum) before defecation. ... read more

The Health Benefits of Honey

Ed Ullmann - Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | Comments (0)
FACTS Used throughout the world (especially raw honey made by local bees) as a great healing agent. Special formulas and applications are passed down through families for many generations. Honey wisdom is especially strong in Africa, India, Indonesia and China. Is the only food that includes all the substances necessary to sustain life, including enzymes, vitamins, minerals, water, amino acids and antioxidants (helps to reverse the aging process). A 100% pure and natural sweetener (sweete ... read more

Hemorrhoids

Ed Ullmann - Tuesday, February 18, 2014 | Comments (0)
FACTS Hemorrhoids happen when the blood vessels in the anal canal and anus swell up, stretching the tissues and skin around the vessels (varicose veins of the rectum). Half of all Americans will suffer from hemorrhoids at some time in their life. Repeated constipation (or other problems in the colon or GI tract) is the number one cause of hemorrhoids. The resulting straining of the blood vessels can then push the bulging veins to the outside of the anus. If the constipation is hard enough  ... read more