Monthly Archives: January 2016

Help for dry mouth

mouthMy neighbor had tongue cancer for which she had surgery and radiation. The upside is that she is cancer free (she also did a lot of adjunct therapy with supplements). The downside is that the radiation wrecked her salivary output so she suffered from dry mouth.

This a condition that three out of every ten adults in the U.S. suffer from. It can be part of the normal aging process, or brought about by smoking, snoring, exposure to environmental irritants, prescription drugs and a side-effect of certain medical conditions in addition to chemo and radiation treatments. If left untreated dry mouth can lead to enamel erosion, tooth loosening, gum disease, and even interrupted sleep.

You have probably seen ads on TV for dry mouth medications or supplements. Some of these have not-so-nice ingredients and many are based on calcium/magnesium and other words you can’t identify. Xylitol is a sweetener used in some that are lozenges. While this is a natural sweetener that is known to affect certain people with anxiety and in my case, caused panic attacks. It did take me a while through an elimination process to target xylitol as the trigger for my panic which I had under control for many years. Too much xylitol over a period of years has also proven to cause tumors. And if your dog gets into it… bye-bye poochy… very lethal.

What my neighbor discovered that worked great was just adding a multi-electrolyte trace mineral supplement to her water. It seems that by adding more than just the calcium and magnesium (her brand had trace elements of copper, manganese, zinc, cobalt, selenium, silica, Iodine, potassium and sodium in it). She has had no dry mouth since she started on this regime. The brand she bought was electroBlast.

If you know of anyone with dry mouth, please let them read this article. In a hurry to get rid of the symptoms they may choose a product that is chemically based and/or has ingredients that may cause other symptoms. Pure electrolyte seem to be the best choice.

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Campbells foods and GMO

For those of you who are afraid of what GMOs are doing to the bees, our planet and our bodies, this is good news. Hopefully all their labels will say Non-GMO!

One of the biggest food companies out there just announced that it will officially support mandatory labeling of GMOs.

In addition to its namesake soups, Campbell’s owns popular brands including Pepperidge Farm, Prego, V8 and more – all of which will soon carry labels disclosing whether they contain ingredients made from genetically modified crops. What’s more, Campbell’s will also withdraw from any coalitions of other food and chemical companies like Monsanto that oppose GMO labeling.

Baby monitors – microwaves – safe or not?

Check out this video on measuring the electrical appliances in your house and how they could affect your health. Dr. Greene shows the health hazards and free solutions for dealing with common household electronics such as light bulbs, cordless phones, microwave ovens, cell phones, and baby monitors.