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Hormones do not balance themselves out. So you've to be on the lookout for your body's warning signs that you're off track. Weighing too much despite strict diets and exercise, not being able to decide if you are sad or happy, sleepless nights, craving for excess food, lack of libido, and unexplainable fatigue are all signs of hormonal imbalance.
If you gain weight despite a strict diet, your metabolism may be retarded by hormones. If you have a whale's appetite even after a complete meal, you may have spiked ghrelin, an appetite trigger. Lack of libido may be due to an imbalance in estrogen, testosterone, thyroid, or cortisol. A drop in progesterone may cause mood swings. Fatigue and insomnia could be due to high cortisol.
Type O should avoid dairy, wheat and consume lean meat, cold-water fish, and green tea. Type A should avoid animal proteins and fresh milk, limit grains, and include cold-water fish in their diet. Type B should avoid wheat, corn, peanuts, chicken and include lean organic meat and yogurt. Type AB should avoid red meat, chicken, corn flour and consume soy and seafood.
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The four blood types affect the immune system. Under stress, As and Bs secrete high levels of cortisol, while Os and ABs produce excess adrenaline that can be stabilized with exercise. High cortisol levels in As and Bs slows metabolism, growth, and repair. Lectins react with blood type antigens in the gut and cause sluggish digestion, lesser energy generation and fatigue.
You have difficulty sleeping and never feel rested. You have an increased craving for salt and salty foods. You feel light-headed when standing up too quickly. You feel exhausted during your workout. Your menstrual cycle is off and you feel bloated and irritable. Take magnesium supplements, hydrate with lemon juice and engage in low-impact exercises like hiking, yoga and walking.
Excessive, unexplained tiredness as increased cortisol levels keep the body in a continued alert state. Excessive sugar/salt cravings due to lowered blood sugar and increased elimination of salts in urine. Heightened energy in the evenings due to high cortisol levels. Difficulty in handling stress. More prone to infections due to lowered immunity. Imbalanced hormones.
Acupressure stimulates the body to cure itself by restoring imbalance in a person’s energy, Qi. Acupressure is a holistic and medicine-free approach that is effective in treating problems like asthma, fatigue, chronic lower back pain, stress, nausea and eye problems. It can be safely used to supplement conventional treatments. Pregnant women should avoid it.
Depleted kapha, poor immunity, low sex drive, sleep problems, mood swings, digestive issues, depression, changes in the menstrual cycle are signs that the adrenal glands are unable to cope up with stress. Practice Yoga, Nadi Shodhana, and Yoga Nidra, calm vata and rely on herbs like Ashwagandha, Brahmi, Shilajit and Triphala for a stronger, healthier gut.
Lyme disease is a tick-borne infection causing discomfort ranging from joint aches to neurological issues like brain fog. Craniosacral therapy though not a cure, relieves symptoms like headache, fatigue and neurological issues. Find a qualified doctor and take therapy alongside naturopathy. Lastly, the best way to manage Lyme disease is to avoid it!
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