What You can do to Fight Cancer Symptoms

By Abby Logiste
on November 14, 2018

What You can do to Fight Cancer Symptoms

What are the Chances of Getting Cancer?

It probably goes without saying that if cancer runs in your family, there is a great risk that you may get cancer over the years. However, even the increased risk does not necessarily mean genetics are completely at odds with you as much as the next person without a family history. If you are looking for ways to prevent cancer, implementing a healthy lifestyle is the way to go, and this means avoiding – or quitting – smoking, exercising, and eating healthy. Of course, most people are aware of this, but do not understand where to start from such broad statements. Whether you are at the beginning stages or anywhere else in between, take a look at these helpful tips that are helpful in preventing disease:

  • You Can Drink Caffeine: Caffeine tends to get a bad rep although there are numerous benefits surrounding it. Drinking 4-5 cups of coffee per day has been found to reduce the of cancer (not including decaf). Caffeine even beats tea in regard to proactive factors against carcinogens. Just remember: drink responsibly and don’t overdo it.
  • Workout and Lose Weight: It comes off as no surprise that working out is on the list, but then there is the question of what type of workout should a person do? You can get enough of a workout completing brisk exercises, like walking, at least 2-3 hours out of the week. Burning off calories by getting your heart pump can reduce cancer risk by as much as 20%. Shedding as little as 10 pounds can make a difference in reducing the chanced of getting breast, endometrial, and ovarian cancer in women by regulating the production of female hormones.
  • Eat Clean: Eating the right balance of carbs, protein, and fat is crucial to a healthy, but you also want to watch our where you are purchasing your foods. It is best to get meat that is free of additives like hormone or antibiotics, which has been linked to cancer and endocrine complications. The same should also go for your produce, and you want to get those that are free of pesticides. If expense is an issue, you can clean your fruits and veggies by diluting it in water with vinegar.
  • Get More Greens: The darker the berry, the sweeter the juice, right? Well the same could be said for vegetables. Most dark, leafy greens are loads with nutrients that provide your body with everything it needs to keep the immune system strong. These veggies, such as kale and spinach, contain a large amount of chlorophyll and are loaded with magnesium. Magnesium affects signaling for cell, and if depleted, cells do things they shouldn’t such as drastically multiplying or dividing.
  • Use Filtered Water: Water is our friend, but it can also be a deadly enemy if we do not drink it as pure as possible. There is a risk of consuming water from a bottle due to chemicals that can seep into it, and millions of people Image result for filtered water prevent cancertoday do not understand the relationship it has with BPA. Getting a good filter for your home, and drinking out of glass, stainless steel, or a BPA-free container will help decrease exposure to carcinogens. Don’t forget to drink at least eight cups of water daily.
  • Watch your Folic and Calcium Levels: While we need folic acid, especially women to prevent birth defects, ingesting high amounts of the supplemental form (not through food) can actually increase your chances of getting cancer. Opposite to folic acid, most suffer from not taking in enough calcium, which has a lot of protective factors that can be remedied consuming dairy products or veggies. If you are unsure of how much you should take or where you stand for either, speak with your doctor.

Another Natural Option for Cancer

Living as clean as possible can virtually reduce to eliminate your chances of getting diseases. Ensuring our body has enough of the nutrients it needs to keep our body strong is just as important. Along with eating as clean as possible and taking in food sources rich in nutrients, it's possible to give supply your body with what it needs using Baltic Essentials Hazelwood as a natural way to fight cancer related gastrointestinal (GI) issues. The attractive wood necklace is able to fend off cancer-causing free radials by supplying abundant levels of antioxidants directly to our bloodstream when it is worn. Another benefit of Hazelwood is that it balances our pH by providing an alkaline environment when our body is too acidic and is commonly seen in those who develop cancer. These benefits also make an incredible difference for people who currently suffer from cancer and have to deal with problematic GI symtoms such as GERD, gas, and constipation. It can be worn for several months without needing to be changed, which you will notice when the wood darkens. 

Perfect Baby Shower Gift Ideas

By Abby Logiste
on May 30, 2018

Perfect Baby Shower Gift Ideas

Welcoming a New Baby

There is no better realization for mom to experience than to discover that she is pregnant and will be giving life to an amazing human being in the next nine months. The good news will travel everywhere from informing the father, the parents and friends who will be eagerly waiting for the birth just as much as Mom. This is a perfect reason why baby showers are held because it presents an opportunity for everyone to get together and share the wonderful experience as one.  The celebration is bound to be a party with cake, games, and amazing conversations, but it also helps mom and dad with a few necessities their future child will need.

Baby Must-Have's

Inviting your first or another child into the household is a beautiful thing, but it is also very expensive. Although babies are cute, they are not cheap so it is nice to be able to get a little help from people in your life who may save your hundreds or thousands of dollars. The most basic essentials every parent knows they need are diapers, bottles, car seat, clothing, a thermometer, bathing material, formula (if you aren't breastfeeding) toys, and a crib. The list seems to go on indefinitely as you raise your kid and notice a few things you forgot to get or need to get because a new situations calls for it. Although parents would never wish of it, there are times when their child gets sick. There is a sense of duty to care for babies even more (if that is possible) when they are not feeling well.

Baltic Amber and Hazelwood Make Babies Happy

Baltic Essentials Amber is a great baby shower gift because it can naturally ease common baby troubles such as fever, teething pain, fussiness, excessive drooling, and red cheeks. It is an excellent analgesic and anti-inflammatory agent.  Baltic Essentials provides only authentic, pure amber to ensure effective results that will last for months. The secret weapon of amber is in its active ingredient, succinic acid, which travels directly to the bloodstream after the beads are warmed from the body. There are no side effects to have to worry about when using the necklace. Just keep in mind that the jewelry should be removed at night when the baby is sleeping unsupervised.

Another great baby shower gift is Baltic Essentials Hazelwood which also can be useful for a variety of ailments. It can restore the normal pH balance of the body by eliminating excess acidity. These benefits are notably most beneficial for the gastrointestinal system for babies who suffer from gas, colic, acid reflux, and Hazelwood Necklace Rainbow Baltic Amber Honey Pink Rose Quartz Red Agate Aventurine Cyrsocolla Baby, Infant, Toddler, Big Kid. 12.5 Inch The Hazelwood Is Specific In Fighting: Colic, Acid Reflux, Vomiconstipation. Like amber, hazelwood works by transferring its beneficial properties to the blood when it is being worn and will continue to do so for months. The necklaces also should not be kept on during the night, and it should be made a routine to remove during sleep or nap sessions. It is a great gift because it can leave mothers estatic knowing they can improve their child's health the natural way without using having to resorts to using medications. 



Make Gut Issues a Thing of the Past

By Abby Logiste
on May 30, 2018

Make Gut Issues a Thing of the Past

Problems in the Stomach

Our body has many ways in rejecting things that it does not want or speaks to us when we take ingest something we shouldn’t have. One of the simplest gastrointestinal (GI) problems everyone is likely familiar with is the stomach ache. As painful and annoying as it can be, it is a normal process that can because we are sick, anxious, or ate something spicy, sour or past the expiration date. Stomach aches are normally few and far in between and disappear after a few hours or days, but if you notice they are sticking around longer, you may be battling a bigger gut problem. Those with chronic gut problems may also have pain, nausea, bloating, and elimination troubles on a frequent basis. A person may have or risk developing leaky gut syndrome, chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or ulcerative colitis.  

Things to Avoid

Gut issues begin to surface when something is already off balance, whether it is hormones, bacteria, blockage, sensitivity to certain proteins, inflammation, or a combination of these. Depending on the type of GI issue you have, there are food triggers that you will want to avoid if they seem to be related to flare-ups. The FODMAP diet, for example, is great for those with IBD, and its purpose is to avoid consuming poorly absorbed carbs from fruits, veggies, wheat, sweets, and dairy. The FODMAP may also be used for ulcerative colitis as well as a low-sodium and low-fiber diet.  Those with Crohn’s should stay away from butter, Image result for gut foods to avoiddairy, coffee, chocolate, fried foods, and foods high in fiber. The same also goes for people who have a leaky gut, with the exception that they can have fiber.

Start Taking Probiotics

It probably does not come as a surprise to know gut issues result from an accumulation of bacteria. While the gut is normally filled with bacteria (good and bad), too much of the “bad” bacteria can breed more bad bacteria, fungus, parasites, yeast, and viruses. Probiotics helps equip your gut with the “good” bacteria that it needs to promote a healthy environment, improve immunity, balance hormones, regulate appetite, and increase energy levels. One of the simplest way to make sure you are getting enough probiotics is by taking supplements. It is best to take probiotics as soon as you wake up on an empty stomach. This ensures that you are getting the most out of the bacterial str
ain. You can also consume foods that are a good source of probiotics such as:

  • Yogurt
  • Kimchi
  • Souerkraut
  • Kefir
  • Miso
  • Kombucha
  • Dark Chocolate

Doing Your Gut Right with Hazelwood

Internal gut issues take time and patience to treat, but it is possible to improve an array of GI disorders by understanding what your problem is and getting to the root of the issue. Most gut issues can be relieved from eating a better diet and detoxing your colon. Baltic Essentials Hazelwood can help people dealing with gut issues naturally by restoring our internal balance. The wooden beads can remove excess acidity by creating a more alkaline environment  in the body to get pH levels back to a normal range. Hazelwood can reduce free-radicals in the body too because it is high antioxidants and transfer to the blood. Relief from gut problems is possible, and it does not have to be an eternal problem if you do not let it.

The Only Fix You Need for these 5 Digestive Problems

By Abby Logiste
on March 25, 2018

The Only Fix You Need for these 5 Digestive Problems

The Troubles Associated with Gut Issues

It’s bad enough to have to live with a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder, but its even more troublesome when it affects you from living a normal life when you step outside of the home. There are times you must step out of work or a gathering because your issues make it hard to continue doing your job or contribute to a conversation. Others may deal with it in silence although they are suffering on the inside. Digestive issues can be one of the worst burdens to have because out of no where you may feel sudden pain, nausea, or an urge to use to use the bathroom. If you are uncertain of the type if GI disorder you are experiencing, take a look at these five common types:Image result for gerd

1 – Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): symptoms related to reflux, like heartburn, is a top digestive complaint. The burning sensation that is felt is, without a doubt, painful for many, but the bigger issue is that it can slowly erode the
esophageal tissue and lead to cancer later in life. Heartburn is described as a burning sensation that travels from the middle of the stomach towards the chest that may or may not be accompanied with a sour taste in the mouth. Increased production of saliva and remnants of food particles in the mouth may also occur.Image result for peptic ulcer

2 – Peptic Ulcers: Unexplained stomach pain may be related to peptic ulcers that do not improve to feel better when taking pain medications. In fact, taking these drugs may actually worsen the condition because the true problem is bacteria related. The bacteria multiply, disrupting the protective mucous layer of the stomach. The area forms sores at the lining of the stomach or small intestine. Vomiting may also occur and stress along with certain foods (caffeine, spicy meals) can aggravate the problem.

3 – Diverticulitis: Older adults developing abnormal bulges, known as diverticula, anywhere along the GI tract that can form into diverticulitis, a tear, or abscess. While it is has long been advised for those with the disorder to stay Related imageaway from stuff like corn, popcorn, and nut, there has not been any concrete evidence that consuming them will increase risk of getting or worsening the disorder. If anything, eating these foods seem to reduce the chance as they are good sources of fiber. The most common symptom is abdominal pain in the lower left or right quadrant, vomiting, nausea, and a tender stomach.  

4 – Leaky Gut: Leaky gut is a type of abnormal permeability within the intestines when it becomes damaged. This causes toxins, bacteria, and undigested food particles to pass through the digestive system and seep into the bloodstream, resulting in an autoimmune response. Allergic Image result for leaky gutreactions to food and inflammatory conditions like fatigue, eczema, migraines, and rheumatoid arthritis result. Cells within the intestines can ultimately stop making the enzymes necessary for digestion, making it impossible for the body to take in and metabolize nutrients. Further complications can lead to a weaker immune system and hormone imbalance.

5 – Celiac Disease: Celiac disease is an autoimmune and GI disorder that makes it impossible for the tract to digest gluten (found in foods like barley, rye, oats, and wheat) as it normally should. Instead, the consumption triggers an attack on the Image result for celiac diseasesmall bowel. Symptoms vary from person to person but include vomiting, chronic diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain or bloating, and foul-smelling or fatty stool.  



Hazelwood as a Solution for these GI Problems

Most people will continue to experience discomfort from gut disorders unless the source of the issue is addressed. Ulcers, for example, need antibiotics to improve when the problem is related to bacteria. Recurrences of ulcers can happen again of the GI is not functioning as it should. Leaky gut, diverticulitis, and Celiac disease are digestive and absorption problems while GERD is a problem when the esophagus does not close as it should. Baltic Essentials Hazelwood can help with digestive disorders by restoring balance to the gut while easing pain and eliminating inflammation. It can decreases issues associated with leaky gut, Celiac disease, and diverticulitis. When the wooden beads are worn, it helps absorb excess acidity and creates a more alkaline environment, which is especially helpful for reflux and ulcers.


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