Airway Health: The Hidden Path to Wellness

Author: Michael Gelb,Howard Hindin

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781536995268

Category: Breathing exercises

Page: 202

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The Airway Centric(R) Model prevents Airway-Centered Disorders, Sleep-Disordered Breathing to maintain mental and physical health. Learn how to recognize and correct Airway-Centered Disorders, Sleep-Disordered Breathing. Gasp is about our airway, breathing and sleep. Problems can start at birth. Many premature babies are mouth breathers. A poorly structured and functioning airway leads to mouth breathing, snoring and sleep apnea; it can interfere with restorative sleep and ultimately damage the part of the brain called the prefrontal cortex, which controls executive function skills, attentiveness, anxiety and depression. Learn how to restore an ideal airway with early intervention, and where to go for help. Learn how once the airway is established with breastfeeding, allergy treatment, and other methods, neurocognitive and neurobehavioral problems are greatly improved-often without any medication. Anxiety and depression are alleviated, and the behavior and performance of children are remarkably transformed. Today there is a health movement toward "Wellness." Wellness is about diet and nutrition, exercise, and mental attitude. The new paradigm is called "Functional Medicine." It addresses the causes of chronic disease with an individualized approach and emphasizes early intervention. It restores the balance amongst functional systems and the networks that connect them. The missing link is airway, breathing, and sleep. If we don't breathe well when we sleep, 1/3 of our life is affected. Gasp describes the impact of a narrowed airway from cradle to grave. Every day, we encounter fatigued patients with chronic headaches and neck pain. They have difficulty concentrating; they suffer with GI problems from acid reflux to irritable bowel syndrome. They range from thin women to men who have put on a few pounds. And you do not have to be obese to have an airway problem. Many of our younger patients with ADHD and airway issues have little body fat. Time after time we see that once the airway is opened during the day and maintained during sleep, the transformation is quick and dramatic. Breathing is life.

Why Can't I Stick to My Diet?

Feel Better, Look Good, and Never Ask That Question Again

Author: Erin Boardman Wathen

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

ISBN: 1642790001

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 239

View: 1030


Learn a smarter way to resist temptation with this wise, witty guide to healthier eating habits! Falling off of our diets happens to the best of us—but it doesn’t have to happen to you again. It isn’t a moral issue or a matter of willpower. It’s based on science, and there is a solution. In this book, you’ll learn: Why diets are so hard to stick to What is preventing us from sticking to our diets Why not being on a diet is the most effective way to maintain weight loss How to figure out a specialized food plan for the rest of your life How to ditch the diet mentality for good As a holistic health coach, food addiction counselor, Spin teacher, and wellness blogger, Erin Boardman Wathen has both the professional and personal experience to guide you to a better way, in a book that combines self-deprecating wit and the tough love of a good girlfriend. She will finally explain why those donuts are calling your name at the morning staff meeting—and why you need to tell them “Not today, little balls of Satan!”