Cotisol, The Good and The Bad

Cotisol, The Good and The Bad

          Cortisol is a stress hormone which has many benefits for you.  Cortisol helps people survive but if there is too much of it in you, it will deplete your anti-inflammatory hormones.  In other words, cortisol is normally an anti-inflammatory but if you have sustained stress over many years – then your cortisol becomes depleted and you start running out of your anti-inflammatory which leads to inflammation causing chronic pain and soreness.  This is called fibromyalgia.  Simply put, fibromyalgia is a severe lack of  anti-inflammatory hormones.      Cortisol is one of the few things in your body that gets rid of inflammation.  Maybe you are thinking you do not want […]

The Causes of Sleep Apnea

The Causes of Sleep Apnea

     Sleep apnea is not a virus or disease but rather a problem of diet.  However, all people can contract the problem.  Fat, skinny, large or small, sleep apnea can be acquired by any body type.             Sleep apnea is a symptom rather than a disease itself.  It is an air obstructive pathway problem.  People that have sleep apnea cannot breath because there is something obstructing their air pathways leading  to their lungs.  If you cannot breath then you cannot sleep.  That is why some people use a CPAP machine to force air into their lungs.       When people have apnea, usually they have a collapsing in the back […]