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Each week host of Wellness for Life, Dr. Susanne Bennett, shares with her listeners Nature's Secrets to a healthier body.

Each week host of Wellness for Life, Dr. Susanne Bennett, shares with her listeners Nature's Secrets to a healthier body.
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Each week host of Wellness for Life, Dr. Susanne Bennett, shares with her listeners Nature's Secrets to a healthier body.

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Correlation Between Jaw Alignment & Neurological Disorders

12/14/2018
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Misalignment of the jaw can stimulate other physical and neurological conditions.Many head and jaw symptoms can stem from temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). These medical problems may have a dental root. The trigeminal nerve is a major player in TMD. This nerve accounts for forty percent of the brain’s processing. If anything is out of alignment, messages are sent to the brain that impair motor function. Treating TMD may improve other symptoms. Treatment may be as simple as a small...

Duration:00:28:52

The Fasting Mimicking Diet

12/7/2018
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Fasting is a biological aging optimizer.Fasting is the hot topic in cutting edge health. It can disrupt chronic illnesses, reduce the effects of aging, and support weight loss. As a species, humans used to manage eating as hunters. With food scarcity, we ate when food was available and fasted when it wasn’t. Those fasting periods had cells living off the fat. With greater food availability, this cycle of fasting and eating fell away. Now, we just eat. Fasting balances the metabolism and...

Duration:00:27:54

CBD for Anxiety

11/30/2018
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CBD can support brain health and reduce anxiety.Research is proving that cannabidiol (CBD) has therapeutic affects on numerous health conditions. It has successfully helped individuals with anxiety. The cannabis plant has many chemicals, including THC, CBD and others. CBD lacks the THC associated with marijuana recreation. CBD acts as a natural balancer for brain chemicals. Improving nutrition is still very important in reducing anxiety. Inflammation is also aided by CBD, restoring...

Duration:00:26:20

Encore Episode: Stress Hormones, Depression & Anxiety

11/23/2018
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Find out how stress affects your health and how to decrease its impact.Stress takes a toll on your mental and physical health. More importantly, today’s stresses can affect tomorrow’s health. The survival impulse of fight or flight is powerful. It had to be in order to protect our ancestors from being eaten by larger carnivores during our evolution. Our hormones had to mobilize our bodies to protect us. The same impulses are triggered by modern-day stressors. A break-up, difficulty at...

Duration:00:26:50

Endocrine Disruptors

11/16/2018
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How do endocrine disruptors affect your health?Endocrine disruptors interrupt normal endocrine function. They can prompt responses in the body or prevent completion of certain functions. These disruptors surround us. Pesticides, synthetic hormones, chemicals and medications contain endocrine disruptors. There may be good reasons to take an endocrine disruptor, but the risks should be known before interaction. Every disruptor affects individuals differently. Degree and timing of exposure...

Duration:00:22:43

Genetic Factors, Signs & Symptoms of MS

11/9/2018
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Learn more about multiple sclerosis.Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease in which the immune system turns against itself. Immune cells attack the coating of the nerves, brain and spinal cord. This coating or myelin is unable to communicate body messages very well as it’s being attacked. Symptoms of MS The first step of diagnosis is an MRI to check for spots on the brain and spinal cord. Blood testing can rule out other diagnoses. As roughly ninety percent of people with MS have abnormal...

Duration:00:27:55

Decode Your Pain

11/2/2018
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What is causing your pain?If you have a common pain like headache, backache or muscle cramps, your first impulse may be to reach for a painkiller. While over-the-counter anti-inflammatories are often a quick solution, they do have side effects to keep in mind. Pain is an indicator of a problem in the body. One has to discover the meaning behind the pain. Pain can be caused by traumas, toxins and negative thoughts. Our bodies detect and respond to stressors. We can get stuck in a stress...

Duration:00:25:25

Encore Episode: Your Brain on Dopamine

10/26/2018
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How does dopamine influence your actions?Why do people seem to fall in and out of love so easily? It comes down to one chemical: dopamine. Dopamine plays many roles in the brain: addiction, disease, and disorders. From a survival point-of-view, the brain has developed to help humans attain things for survival. Desire, planning and motivation help us get what we don’t have. Dopamine drives us to seek love or become addicted for short-term pleasure. What’s Love Got to Do With...

Duration:00:24:19

The Neuroscience of Sensuality

10/19/2018
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Learn more about how sensuality works.Many chronic diseases lead to low libido. This can result in intimacy issues. When faced with a chronic illness, the emotional connection resulting from sexual intimacy can be beneficial. Sensuality is achieved through living in the moment. What are you feeling, hearing, seeing, smelling and tasting? Focus on the sensation you’re experiencing instead of worrying about your cell phone notifications. Trauma can inhibit intimacy. Talk therapy or...

Duration:00:24:15

Health Benefits of Red Light Therapy

10/12/2018
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Red light therapy may assist your wellness.The human body is photosensitive. Sunlight activates brain chemicals and hormones, regulates circadian rhythm, and jumpstarts mitochondria. Red light therapy is low-level light stimulation intended to improve skin health, fat loss and brain health. It may also help combat autoimmune diseases. Specialty LED-based lighting is available for home treatment for a few hundred dollars, providing the same benefits. Listen as Dr. Ari Whitten joins Dr....

Duration:00:27:28

Vaccines, Autoimmunity & the Changing Nature of Childhood Illness

10/5/2018
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Are childhood vaccines affecting the health of today's young people?Excessive vaccines for children may lead to adverse effects on immunity and gut health and contribute to the development of modern illnesses. There has been a significant change in childhood diagnoses with chronic illnesses over the past few decades. Many children have allergies and asthma compared to population percentages in the past. Cell-mediated immune response to viruses is what we call “being sick.” Fever, mucus...

Duration:00:27:14

Encore Episode: Cleaning Up Your Genes

9/28/2018
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Your genes take care of you. It's time to take care of them.Knowing about your genes doesn’t doom you for life. Understanding how your DNA works leads to discovery of how to fix potential illness. Your genes are at your service. They’ll work for you, but you have to give them a break. Processed foods, long hours, lack of sleep and toxins make your genes work unnecessarily hard. Your genes want to help you out. That’s why you get tired when it’s dark outside. They want you to survive and...

Duration:00:26:31

The Power of Sulfur

9/21/2018
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Are you getting enough sulfur in your diet?Sulfur, the “forgotten mineral,” is rarely discussed by healthcare professionals. This mineral is important for muscle and joint integrity, cellular detoxification and more. You may have a sulfur deficiency. Artificial fertilizers don’t contain sulfur, which means our food supply lacks sulfur. Seafood, grass-fed beef and organic eggs are good sources of sulfur. High-sulfur vegetables include garlic, onions and cruciferous vegetables. Listen as...

Duration:00:25:27

Your Brain on Dopamine

9/14/2018
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How does dopamine influence your actions?Why do people seem to fall in and out of love so easily? It comes down to one chemical: dopamine. Dopamine plays many roles in the brain: addiction, disease, and disorders. From a survival point-of-view, the brain has developed to help humans attain things for survival. Desire, planning and motivation help us get what we don’t have. Dopamine drives us to seek love or become addicted for short-term pleasure. What’s Love Got to Do With...

Duration:00:24:19

Natural Treatments for Bipolar Disorder

9/7/2018
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Aid your health and reduce the effects of bipolar disorder.Bipolar disorder causes periods of depression and periods of abnormally elevated moods. While the genetic component cannot be denied, we can influence how genetics are expressed. There is some experimentation involved in finding the right natural treatments. Supplements like magnesium, folates and omega-3s support cellular health. Listen as Eva Edelman joins Dr. Susanne Bennett to discuss how to use bionutrients to reduce the...

Duration:00:33:45

Fermented Foods

8/31/2018
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Enjoy the benefits of adding fermented foods to your diet.Fermentation is the process in which a substance is broken down into simpler substances. Yeast and bacteria are typically part of the process. Adding fermented foods to your diet may produce health benefits. Everything we eat could potentially be fermented. People around the globe enjoy some form of fermented foods. You needn’t be scared of fermenting your own food. The United States Department of Agriculture shows no documented...

Duration:00:27:49

The SEEDS Plan: Prevention & Reversal of Alzheimer's Disease

8/24/2018
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Adopt habits to aid brain health and benefit the entire body.Alzheimer’s disease is the most age-dependent neurological degenerative disease. It is characterized by two types of proteins in the brain. Severe cognitive dysfunction may follow. The SEEDS Plan is designed to build brain health, thus improving health throughout the body. SEEDS SEEDS Your body needs all of these things to thrive. Adopt some aspect of each of these five pillars to maximize your wellness. Listen as Dr. Jennie...

Duration:00:29:07

Encore Episode: Healthy Foods That Are Making You Sick

8/17/2018
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Are you eating foods that contribute to inflammation?Gluten, the protein found in grass grains, can cause autoimmune issues for some individuals. The gluten-free industry has capitalized on this sensitivity and offers many products without gluten. Lectin is a highly toxic protein that is found in plants. Gluten is just one variety of lectin. Lectins are found in many gluten-free products, still resulting in symptoms. Plants don’t want to be eaten. They are living organisms that populated...

Duration:00:27:16

Glyphosate & Human Health

8/10/2018
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Glyphosate is harmful to gut health, impacting overall health.Toxic environmental chemicals impact health. Deficiencies and destruction of gut bacteria can lead to mental and physical illnesses. Glyphosate, an herbicide used to kill weeds and grasses that compete with crops, presents significant danger to helpful gut bacteria. It’s supposed to be safe for humans but adequate impact studies were not completed before the chemical was released for food use. Amino acid glycine is one of the...

Duration:00:28:21

Wheat & Gluten Sensitivity Biomarkers

8/3/2018
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Get tested to determine your specific wheat sensitivity.The mainstream medicine view of gluten sensitivity was one of "you have it or you don't." However, recent studies have shown that there is a spectrum of gluten sensitivity. You can be sensitive without having celiac disease. An allergy prompts an immediate anaphylactic reaction, like swelling, itching or difficulty breathing. The histamines in the body cause this reaction. Those with celiac suffer an inflammatory condition of the gut...

Duration:00:26:09