Symptoms of an Overly Acidic Diet & Inflammatory Foods

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Well, here I am on a Saturday night researching inflammatory diets which seem to manifest themselves through many symptoms undetected by the most casual citizen as well as many conventional doctors.  That adult acne you have that never seems to hibernate long enough, redness in the face from rosacea, rusty or cloudy colored urine, shallow breathing, your cracking knees & arthritis, sore joints, tooth enamel erosion, hair loss, digestive upsets, and overall pain, swelling and warmth are all indications of inflammation in your body.  In TCM it would be described as perhaps “excess heat.”  Although I have been aware of the …

Ballet: An Art Form or an Invitation for Eating Disorders & Foot Deformities

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As a whole, I very much appreciate the arts to include especially museum outings, historical sites, art galleries/museums, theatre productions, independent/foreign/documentary films, and orchestras/classical music, but for certain reasons, ballet nor opera have ever appealed to me.  Opera will be a whole other discussion with my preference showing for male opera singers over female soprano voices: might be related to my Highly Sensitive Nature (as an HSP) and dislike of high-pitched noises. In more than one study, it has been proven that pre-adolescent, adolescent and adult ballet dancers are chronically abusing their bodies in order to support their own perfectionist tendencies as …