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Petite Fleur therapeutic aromablends reduce Nocebo effect

For the past 15 years Harmony and Relaxation therapeutic blends have been used successfully in patient care to reduce the Nocebo effect.The blends are used before and after chemotherapy and cancer treatment at Baylor Hospital's Healing Environment program in Dallas and Irving Texas.Patient care began with bone marrow and stem cell patents and quickly spread throughout all departments, including speech therapy. Topical application allows the aromas to be used with other modalities.

The Nocebo effect occurs when expectations and negative suggestions cause symptoms or illness to occur. Nocebo effect is both biochemical and physiological, displaying with a variety of cues. Cortisol and histamine levels dramatically increase,targeting adrenal and hypothalamus involvement. Recently, Ted Kaptchuk,Harvard medical, proved Nocebo occurs without concsious awareness.

Studies continue to search for understanding, while solution is more evident in patient are.Harmony and Relaxation Therapeutic aroma blends lessen anxiety and unconscious responses. I have clinically used these essences in the United Kingdom and USA for over 25 years to balance a full spectrum of stress and related illnesses. Blood pressure, hydration, chronic illness and pain are some of the symptoms helped by Harmony and Relaxation. These aromas change brain chemistry within seconds affecting hormones, circulation moods and immune responses. Given a repose from the stress response, the brain can adjust to homeostasis.

For more information, contact Judy Griffin PhD. 1800 496 2125, aromahealthtexas.com

 

Source includes: The Scientist: Worried Sick, by Megan Scudellari, July 2013

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Aromatherapy for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Symptoms

 

 Sleep Disturbance: awaking tired; difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep

 A- Melatonin

 B- Gaba amino acid

 C- CalMg at bedtime; B12 upon arising

 D- Deep Sleep Petite Fleur Essence

 E- Unwind Aromablend or Lavender Lotion

 

 Stiffness from weather changes; upon awakening:

 A- Staying in 1 position (also arthritis); No Aches and Stop Hurting Lotion

 B- Magnesium, malic acid, Lymph Flow Massage Lotion

 

 Headaches: 

 A- Facial pain, TMJ, neck and shoulder pain; No Aches, Circulation Herbal and Stop Hurting Lotion

 

Irritable bowel and gastric symptoms:

 A- Abate Anger, B12 sublingual, (consider also Candida) Probiotics, Capryllic Acid, diet, Peppermint Oil, Oregano oil, garlic may help or worsen symptoms, as well enzymes. These are considered in individual consultations.

 

Bladder: urgency, frequency

 A- Consider Candida, prostatitis in men, interstitial cystitis, and dietary assessments

 Consider herbals such as Dandelion, Diuretic, Male Power, and Male Tonic Herbal Blend

 

 Numbness: tingling (parathesia) in extremities, also burning

 A- Consider herbs for kidney, bladder, Lymph Flow Massage Lotion, Stop Hurting Lotion, Circulation, Epsom salt soaks, low stress activity, exercise. These neurological symptoms may mimic a variety of neurological or circulatory symptoms see a physician.

 

Variable Cognitive Symptoms: clumsiness, memory lapses or spaciness, disorientation, orientation difficulties, dizziness and balance issues:

 A- Recall Memory, Clear Thinking Herbal Tonic, consider blood sugar diet, supplementation, Lemon Balm, Melissa Herbal

 

 Chemical, Environmental Sensitivity: (Allergens, light, odor, noise)

 A- Environmental, Alpha lipoic acid, NADH, Siberian Ginseng Herbal

 

 Depression from pain or familial disorders, alcoholism:

 A- Consider SAMe -available at aromahealthtexas.com daily (400-800 mg) in divided doses, Tricyclic antidepressants or SSRI or 5-hydroxytryptophan (can be used with MAO inhibitors) are facilitated by SAMe.

 

 Chronic immune infections may include:

 A- Epstein Barr Virus

 B- Cytomeglia

 C- Candida

 D- Herpes 1-6

 E- Chlamydia

 F- Heloibactor (H.pylori)

 

Consider the following: Reduce Stress, Silver Lace, Cold and Flu, Decongest, Defense, Energy, Foti, Elderberry, Protection Herbal, Pine Petite Fleur, Siberian Ginseng Herbal

 

 

Note to CFS: At least 55% of fibromyalgia patients have hypothyroidism. 

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How mitochondria dysfunction impacts illness

How mitochondria dysfunction impacts illness

Mitochondria produce energy in every cell and organ function of your body.  They combine hydrogen from dietary carbs and fats with oxygen to produce ATP and heat.  ATP is energy produced for most cellular biochemical reactions.  Mitochondria also regulate cellular calcium and allow cells to die and regulate how long they live.

Impairment or defect of mitochondrial function caused loss of energy and organization, leading to genetic and complex illness.  Mutation of genes in Parkinson’s patients has been related to mitochondrial impairment. (The Scientist, Feb. 2011: “The Genes of Parkinson’s Disease”) Mitochondrial dysfunction causes DNA deletions in the substantial nigra of a Parkinson’s brain to mitochondrial dysfunction to date.  Other illnesses associated with mitochondria impairment include chronic fatigue syndrome.  This illness involves several organs and systems; a mutation in DNA is cause by mitochondrial dysfunction.  There are hundreds of research papers describing mitochondrial dysfunction leading to DNA impairment in cancer patients.  Several neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, ms, epilepsy and autisms are related to mitochondrial dysfunction.

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Thyroid Symptoms

Thyroid Symptoms without a Diagnosis

 

Are you experiencing symptoms of low thyroid, yet your doctor says your blood work is normal?  Symptoms include fatigue, sluggishness, thinning hair and eyebrows, dry skin, cold sensitivity, depression, constipation and a tendency to gain weight.

 

Thyroid function can also result form abnormal mineral balance that causes organ dysfunction over a period of time.  For example, a high calcium to potassium mineral tissue level (nut serum) can produce hypothyroidism.  High calcium also reduces cellular response to thyroxine.  Nutritional assessment can help balance minerals, also considering genetics, medications, environmental factors, toxic heavy metals and diet.  Nutritional mineral imbalances are much more prevalent than a nutritional deficiency.  Adrenal insufficiency due to stress, inflammation and neurochemical imbalances from the brain, (anxiety, depression,) also adversely affect thyroid function.  Thyroid function can be excessive before it settles into a hypofunction.  

 

Toxic Thyroid from aromahealthexas is designed to help balance the many stressors that affect the thyroid.  Some dietary or nutritional support may be necessary for total support.

 

For a consultation or more information, contact Dr. Judy Griffin at 1-800-496-2125 or visit her website online at www.aromahealthtexas.com

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Increasing Energy Levels

Dopamine (neurotransmitter) releasing neurons in the substantia nigra of the brain require large amounts of energy. Without this energy, the neurons die a premature death, which can lead to Parkinson’s or palsy (shaking limbs.)

 

Petite Fleur Essence Energy aromatic blend enhances dopamine neurons. It reaches the brain through inhalation to help produce energy. Energy Blend can also reduce stress by allowing for more glutathione for cellular energy.

 

For more information: www.aromahealthtexas.com

For consultation by phone or in person with Dr. Griffin call 1-800-496-2125  by phone or in person with Dr. Griffin call 1-800-496-2125

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Multiple Sclerosis / Seizure / Fibromyalgia

Multiple Sclerosis / Seizure / Fibromyalgia

Multiple Sclerosis causes extreme nerve pain in the arms and legs, difficulty walking, muscle weakness, poor balance, memory loss and visual disturbance. Inflammation of the protective myelin sheath coating nerve fibers in the brain, brain stem and spinal cord causes scarring over nerve fibers. This slows and even blocks nerve signals controlling muscle coordination and strength. Lymph Flow and Circulation Booster lotions massaged on the arms and legs, twice each, daily reduces symptoms. Mobility blend massaged on the neck 3 times daily can be applied to enhance nerve signals. Regenerate blend reduces scarring.

Seizures can result from abnormal electrical activity in the brain causing convulsion, staring, muscle spasms and loss of consciousness. Essences that reduce trauma include Reduce Stress and Manage Pain. Harmony blend can enhance proper rhythm to electrical impulses. Relax the Shoulders lotion, applied to the neck and shoulders daily reduces tension and trauma from injury. Daily use of these products is necessary to improve symptoms over a period of several months.

Fibromyalgia is the most common musculoskeletal pain disorder in the Western world. Symptoms include fatigue, depression, pain, burning or stiffness in the hips, shoulders, neck and spine. Irritable bowel, sleep disorders, headaches and dizziness may also occur. Fatigue and Manage Pain essences are most helpful in reducing recurring pain cycles. Pain Management and No More Pain lotions help lower back, hip and shoulder symptoms. Relax the Shoulders alleviates neck pain, numbness and dizziness.

Hormonal changes can increase pain and occurrence. Female Balance and Male Power support hormonal balance.

Irritable bowel is sedated by Abate Anger blend and strengthened (immunity) by Inner Strength.

Deep Sleep and Relaxation blends enhance sleep patterns and restore health.

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