All posts tagged: illness

[Infographic] Why Kids Need More Sleep

Children at every age aren’t getting enough sleep. In fact, they average 1.5 hours less than the recommended amount every night. While there are likely a lot of individual reasons for this discrepancy, it still has the ability to severely affect each child as they grow and development. Sleep is the key to a child’s

How Ozone Attacks Disease

Looking at a diseased cell electrochemically, the first thing that differentiates it from normal cells is that the protein coating that surrounds it is contoured distinctly. The disease that has invaded the cell is parasitical, drawing off the cellular electricity or ‘life force’ of its host. This creates ‘cell stress’ and under these conditions, the

Ozone Therapy and Prevention

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”, these words were spoken by Mr Benjamin Franklin. Yes, when he said these words, he wasn’t necessarily talking about healthcare, but of fire prevention. Even so, these words are none the less true. We should live by these words, not just in healthcare but in

Emphysema & Ozone Therapy

Emphysema is caused by loss of elasticity of the lung tissue, from destruction of structures supporting the alveoli, and destruction of capillaries feeding the alveoli. The result is that the small airways collapse during exhalation, leading to an obstructive form of lung disease. The causes of emphysema vary, but the most common causes are: Tobacco

Ozone Therapy and Bronchitis

As winter is drawing closer in South Africa, we definitely need to start preparing for the annual flu season. Bronchitis is caused by the same virus that causes the common cold. As silly as it may be, one should seek medical attention as soon as you’ve developed a cold. Even if it’s just following your

[Recipe] Low Cholesterol Red Pepper Pasta

This delicious recipe is low in cholesterol and high in carbohydrates. Rather opt for whole wheat linguine as whole wheat will help lower your cholesterol further. This recipe yields 6 servings. Ingredients: 1 tsp Olive oil Cooking spray 1 1/2 cups Red bell pepper, chopped 1 clove Garlic, crushed 2 tbsp Fresh basil, chopped 2

How Ozone can help fight Hypertension

Hypertension, commonly referred to as “high blood pressure” or HTN, is a medical condition in which the blood pressure is chronically elevated. While it is formally called arterial hypertension, the word “hypertension” without a qualifier usually refers to arterial hypertension. Hypertension can be classified as either primary or secondary. Primary hyper- tension indicates that no

Nutritional Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Most of us don’t mind the odd piece of dark chocolate here and there, but how guilty should you feel after eating it? Well, not guilty at all! Much research have been done over the past few years on the benefits of dark chocolate and to my delight most effects are positive. Dark chocolate is

Some deaths are preventable

We grew up in a world where illness causes death and there was pretty much nothing you can do about it. Today, that mentality is a thing of the past. According to the World Health Organization, about one-third of all deaths in the world daily, are preventable. Over the years our technology has improved rapidly

How to choose the healthiest meat

Hunting and eating meat has been done for millennia. Meat is high in protein, iron, vitamins, zinc and magnesium. These are all nutrients essential in a healthy diet. But, these days we no longer have to hunt and kill our own food, we can just pop over to the nearest super market and choose from