How Is The Gallbladder The Link Between The Liver and Digestion?

How Is The Gallbladder The Link Between The Liver and Digestion?
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the Gallbladder is the partner of the Liver.  It stores the bile produced by the Liver and, therefore, is the link between the Liver and digestion.  When everything is running smoothly, bile is produced and excreted regularly, then digestion is at its best.  However, when the liver becomes overburdened or stagnated, then bile delivery becomes impaired and you may end up feeling .........

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How Anger and Frustration Could Be Affecting Your Eyes, Skin, Body Aches and Pains, and Digestion

Repressed anger and frustration causes an imbalanced liver which can lead to a "stagnant" liver.  A stagnant liver is like a stagnant water.  Have you ever seen stagnant water?
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2 Tips to Help Reduce Body Odor

2 Tips to Help Reduce Body Odor
Let’s start by addressing the elephant in the room. We ALL have body odor in one way, shape or form. There is just no getting around that. The question is what is the best way to manage and reduce it?

High Fiber Foods
Fiber is something we need but it is something that just does not break down easily, if at all, in the digestive system. So, it goes without saying that high fiber foods are even worse. Once fiber enters the colon it reacts with bacteria to form gas, and, well, you know the rest of THAT story!
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Do You Feel Fully Dressed Without Nail Polish?

Do You Feel Fully Dressed Without Nail Polish?
For some people nails without nail polish is like a face without makeup.  They just do not feel fully dressed without it.  To me, however, nail polish always smells like turpentine.  How safe are they?

It may not come as a surprise that nail polish ingredients are NOT required to be FDA approved before being stocked on store shelves.  Many of these ingredients are ... among other things ... endocrine disruptors.
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Are Chemicals Making Me Hungry?

Are Chemicals Making Me Hungry?
One morning my husband and I were on our way to our place of worship. We had eaten a nice breakfast. We picked up a young friend to ride with us. When we arrived about 15 minutes later we dropped off our friend and then had to leave. We were having such a hard time focusing and forming our thoughts. And, even though we had eaten breakfast, we were absolutely feeling this deep, hollow pit in our stomachs!! How could we possibly be hungry?

And then, it dawned on me. We were feeling the effects of our young passenger’s perfume!

I know what you must be thinking .... “how can smelling something affect our gut?”
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