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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.






Rush Hour Pollution Toxicity

How does driving affect your lungs?If you want to minimize allergies and respiratory symptoms, you have to reduce the pollution in your home environment. However, you can’t control the pollution caused my automobile exhaust on streets and in parking garages. The largest source of air pollution in American cities is motor vehicles. Miles driven by Americans increases every year. The concentration of air pollution is highest near the highway. The particle-based pollutants come from fuel...

Duration: 00:26:34

The Relationship Between Infections & Fatigue

Your chronic fatigue may be the result of an infection.Chronic fatigue can overtake your life. The accompanying tiredness can prevent you from handling everyday activities. The basic treatment for chronic fatigue is replenishing nutrient or hormonal deficiencies and removing toxicity from the body. Nutrient deficiencies could be B-12, iron, vitamin D, or magnesium. Hormonal deficiencies affect adrenals, thyroid, estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. Toxicity includes heavy metals,...

Duration: 00:26:24

Best Natural Remedies for Acid Reflux

Find out how to treat acid reflux naturally.Acid reflux feels like a burping, belching, or burning in your throat. It occurs when some of your food starts to come back up into your esophagus or stomach acids escape your stomach and reflux back into your throat. Either you’re producing too little stomach acid to break down what you eat or there’s a mechanical problem with the valve in your esophagus. Ideally, you could address your acid reflux naturally. The 4 Rs...

Duration: 00:26:25

Encore Episode: Devastating Effects of Stress on Children

Stress can be devastating to your child's health. Learn how to help your little one become more resilient.We have more stress in one month today than the previous generation had in their entire lifetime. There’s SO much technology and information. Our modern lifestyle is more sedentary than active. Stress isn’t going to just go away. And, it's at the root of nearly all of the health issues we face. Thus, how you deal with that stress will determine how stress affects your health. By...

Duration: 00:25:53

Sleep Apnea & Vitamin D

Could a lack if vitamin D be to blame for your sleep apnea?Sleep is important for brain health. It also helps slow the aging process. While you do need seven to eight hours of sleep per night, getting 20% of a sleep cycle in deep sleep is more important. Sleep apnea gets in the way of quality sleep. Those with sleep apnea have an interruption to the normal breathing process. It’s sometimes caused by a physical blockage of the airway. In other cases, the brain forgets to tell your lungs to...

Duration: 00:26:24

Benefits of Infrared Sauna

How can infrared energy help your body heal?Infrared energy comes from the sun. It’s part of the electromagnetic spectrum and is considered the most beneficial element of the sun’s energy. It can help with your health and wellness. Infrared rays are easily absorbed by the body. These rays can easily penetrate dense tissue like muscles. They resonate at the same wave frequency as the water contained inside the human body. Muscles are warmed and blood flow increases. If you can’t get the...

Duration: 00:28:48

Stress Hormones, Depression & Anxiety

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

Longevity, Well-Being & A Joyful Life

Making changes now will affect your future health and happiness.We are all-go, no-stop as a society. This is affecting our happiness and longevity. You have to advocate for your own health and your best life. Five Steps to Living Your Best Life On a microscopic level, the killers in your body are decreased when your life is more joyful. Your cortisol levels drop and your body is less stressed. The fight or flight response is decreased. To achieve your best health, monitor your body and...

Duration: 00:24:31

Innovative Treatments for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia

Find out the similarities and differences between chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia.Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome are almost the same disease. Chronic fatigue syndrome patients have more dysfunction in the pituitary and is diagnosed based on symptoms. Fibromyalgia patients have more dysfunction in the hypothalamus and the disease is diagnosed from exams. Both illnesses have genetic predisposition. A stressful event sets the disorders in motion. The organs aren’t...

Duration: 00:26:51

Electromagnetic Field Radiation

What is the health cost of modern electronic conveniences?It’s wonderful to have the conveniences of cell phones, tablets, laptops and WiFi. However, the electromagnetic fields (EMF) emitted from these devices aren’t good for your health. EMF emissions are the byproduct of electrical flow. Smart meters are being installed in homes and can interrupt your sleep. Maintaining a 20-foot distance from smart meters is best when you are sleeping. You can also turn off the meters at the breaker...

Duration: 00:26:57

Neuroplasticity: Improve Brain Function

Give your brain the exercise it needs to help it stay healthy.Your brain is always changing. Every time you learn something new, you change your brain significantly. It needs exercise to sustain its health. Neuroplasticity is stimulated by learning new things and challenging yourself. The brain wants to be continuously engaged in gaining new abilities. It also has the power to control distractions. You can strengthen focus with brain training. Learning a new instrument, doing jigsaw...

Duration: 00:26:47

Sugar's Impact on Your Brain

What's that sweetened beverage doing to your brain?Do you make a coffee shop run in the afternoon? Grab a soda from the office fridge as a little pick-me-up? Most people gravitate to sugary drinks during the day when they need mental focus. Recent research from Boston University School of Medicine proves the theory that excess sugar may cause damage to the brain, particularly the fructose found in sweetened drinks. One sugary drink per day can age your brain. Two sugary drinks per day...

Duration: 00:24:44

Spore Form Probiotics

Find out how spore form probiotics work.Spore form probiotics describe bacteria that live in the spore state so they can survive harsh environments. The gastrointestinal tract is pretty harsh, so spore form probiotics can survive digestive juices. They’re very robust. When the spore form spends six minutes in the upper part of the small intestine, it changes state and sets to work with its probiotic qualities. Spores recondition the bowels. There hasn’t been a successful introduction of...

Duration: 00:27:53

Functional Medicine for Autoimmune Disorders

Functional medicine can help arrest autoimmune issues.Functional medicine blends Western practices with alternative techniques. Lab work and natural treatments are used to complement each other. Functional medicine differs from traditional medicine in a few ways. First, it looks at a slimmer reference frame on lab test results. Reference numbers for diagnosis can vary from lab to lab. A normal result doesn’t always assist in diagnosing symptoms. Functional medicine doctors look at where...

Duration: 00:27:52

DIY Tricks to Improve Your Health

You can make your own beauty products to save money. You will also know exactly what you're using on your body.Do-it-yourself creations save money and are healthier because you know exactly what ingredients are being used. You can make your own mouthwash without dyes, additives and alcohol. Organic aloe vera juice is a great active ingredient. You can add some tea tree oil or witch hazel as an anti-inflammatory and peppermint oil for flavor. Don't be afraid to play chemist in the...

Duration: 00:09:43