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TRAVEL SMART AND HEALTHY

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PREPARE FOR THE TRIP

Get  prepared  before  you  hit  the  road   and   think  about  staying   healthy.   Most  people  don't   get  enough   sleep  or   drink  enough  water   while  they   travel,  and   this  can  leave  your  body  more  vulnerable.  Rest  up  and  stay  hydrated.   Sounds   simple  but  you  will want  to  make   the   most  of  your  trip  with  long  days   so  you   don't  miss  anything.  This   means   more  coffee  consumption.  Coffee  is   very  dehydrating  and  for  every  cup  of  coffee   you  drink  you  need  to  drink  several   glasses  of   water  to  stay  hydrated.  Then  you   won't  want  to  have  to  do  that  because   you   will  have   to  pee  more.   So  before  you  leave  home  start  taking  extra  b- vitamins  to  get  your  energy  up  and  instead  of  coffee  mid  afternoon  take  a  dose  of  B complex  and  eat  lots  of    cooked  red  peppers,  both  sweet  and  hot.  This  way  you  get  energy  boosts  and  you  won't  get  dehydrated. 


    Sleep  being  an  important  issue  ,  when  you  drink  too much  coffee.  So  here  is  a  helpful  hint.  The  homeopathic  remedy  coffee  cruda  can  and   will  neutralize  the  coffee  in  your  system  so  you  can  calm  to  sleep. The  homeopathic  remedy,  coffee  cruda  is  also  good  for  those  people  or  situations  where  they  cannot  stop  the  course  of  their  thoughts,  which  prevents  them  from  sleeping.  It's  for  people  who  just  can't  stop  thinking.  Also,  depending  on  your   age  you  may  want  to  take  malatonin  with  you,    both  to  sleep  and  to  help  reset  your  sleep  clock.  

     There  are  other  specific  homeopathic  remedies  for  traveling.  If  when  traveling  the  bed  doesn't  seem  right,  it's  too  hard  and  you  can't  find  a  comfortable  position,  as  happens  in  modern  hotels   Arnica  is  helpful.   It  is  also  good  for  disorientation,  and  over  worked  stiff  muscles.  Also  Ignatia  is  good   for  traveling  because  it  is  good  for  insomnia  caused  by  any  break  in  routine  and  people  who  are  worried  about  is  everything  going  alright.  There  are  more  homeopathic  remedies  but  one  should   see  a  qualified  practitioner  of  holistic  medicine   to  find  what  is  right  for  you.


   Another  important  issue  related  to  dehydration  is  sodium.  While  we  all  need  sodium,   too  much  salt  and  sodium  can   weigh  you  down.  It  makes   you  feel  sluggish,  tired,  stiff  and  old.   When   traveling   you   will  probably  be  eating  out  more  then  usual  and  restaurants   like   to  make  their  food  as  desirable  as   possible   will  add  a  lot  of  salt  or   salty   ingredients.  To  counteract   the   sodium   your  body   needs   and   will  use  potassium  to  either  balance   out   the  sodium  or  flush  it  out.  Eat   potassium   rich  foods,  such   as   fruits,   fruit   juices,  avocados   and   take   some   dried   fruit,     as   dried   cranberries,   as   opposed   to   raisins   which  are   loaded   with   pesticides.  

    When  getting  ready  to  travel  it  is  important  to  get  enough  sleep  and  take  care  of  keeping  your  immune   system  strong   so  you  don't  catch  a  cold  bug  on  the  plane.  Take  probiotics,  zinc,  vitamin  C  and  beta- carateen  vitamin A.    Take  herbal  formulas  to  build  up  your  immune  system.  

    Reinforce  your  diet  with  essential  fatty  acids   too,  especially   omega- 3  fatty  acids.   And   bring   protein   rich   snacks   like  nuts,  seeds   or   energy   bars.

   While  traveling,   keep   ginger   root   supplements   on  hand   to  settle  your  stomach,  or  crystallized   ginger  for  a  functional  treat.  

   Carry  lip  moisturizer,  lotion,  eye  drops   and  saline  nasal  spray,  especially  if  you're  flying   because   airplane  air   is   dry.

   Pack  gum   to  chew   during   pressure   changes,   plus   comforts  like  a  blanket,  pillow,  eye   mask  and   ear  plugs.  The  silicon  ear  plugs  are  the  most  comfortable  and  effective.  Carry  a  hand  sanitizer  and  or  wash   your  hands   often.  Depending  on  where  you  are   going   be   careful   about   eating   fresh   fruits   and   veggies,  they   might   give   you   diarrhea.   If   you   do   get   it   try   taking   probiotics   and/or   hydrocloric   acid,   a   strong    stomach   digestive   enzyme   will   usually   clear   it   up.   Also   black   licorice   has   been   found   helpful.  


JET      LAG


Vitamins   to   help   jet   lag   are   vitamin   B-12   and   Vitamin   B-4.   They   keep   your   body   alert   and   energized    without   the   shaky    side   affects    of   energy    drinks    or   coffee.   Vitamin   B-4   is   also  known   as   adenine   and   can   be   taken   in   the    form   of   NADH   and   is    considered   a   co-enzyme.  It   is  B- nicotinamine   adenine   dinucleotide.    Black   licorice   is   a   good    energy   booster   and   helps   with   endurance   when   taken   for   short   periods   of   time.   It  is   available   in  capsules   and   black  licorice   as   a   candy    made   with   molasses    without   refined    sugar   might   be   another   way   to   take   it   and   more   available   when   traveling

 And   when   you   are   ready   to   sleep   Vitamin   D,   is   related   to   the   melatonin   levels   in  your   body,   which   is   a   hormone   that   helps   get   your   body   ready   for   sleep.   




































































































































Anti-Senility Vitamins

 

Classic  deficiencies cause classic psychiatric  and neurologic symptoms  in the young but if they occurred in an older  person, they can be misdiagnosed as senile changes. Thiamine is essential for the metabolism of sugar.  When large quantities of sugar are consumed, the body's metabolism tends to increase its own demand for the  vitamin. In the same way, alcohol increases the demand for it. Alcohol and sugar have similar biochemical and metabolic effects on the body.

  In contrast to carbohydrate-rich foods, which carry thiamine as a component to metabolize the sugar in the whole food, sugar rich artifacts carry little to no thiamine. The consumption of sugar artifacts creates a net deficit in the vitamin economy of the body. It is a condition similar to Wernicke-Korsakoff syyndrom, a partial destruction of the brain resulting from a lack of thiamine that occurs in chronic alcoholics.

  Korsakoff's syndrom was first described  as being present in people with a long history of alcoholism. It has also been found in people with no history with alcohol.

 The mental symptoms include anxiety and depression, obsessive thinking, confusion, defective memory especially for recent events, time distortion, irritability, agitation and sometimes confabulation. These are certainly not unlike the mental changes in the senile person. 

 The symptoms can wax and wane, and the patient may cover them up successfully for a long time, but symptoms reappear when stress is placed upon the person.  These stressors may be slight or severe and include things such as unusual work, an extra job, accidents, injuries or surgery.  Memory problems are the first to appear.   In some , symptoms have been present for many years as a form of minimal brain dysfunction, discounted or unrecognized and considered a result of other conditions, such as sinus and allergies or thyroid deficiency.

 It is possible that many senile people are simply examples of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome where the additional stresses of age have precipitated another outburst of symptoms. 

 Men and women who consume large quantities of refined sugars may be just as vulnerable to the deficiency. If this is the case we can see a significant increase in the Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrom among the younger generation before and when they reach their sixties and seventies because of the massive consumption of food artifacts that has occurred in the past four decades. 

AGING IS INEVITABLE BUT SENILITY ISN'T

There are many cases of senility reversal and it can be prevented. 

RISK FACTORS OF SENILITY

Stress  plus  malnutrition,  decreased immune  defenses,  obesity and hypoglycemia.

DIETARY MINERALS

LONGEVITY