What do you know about the Shingles?

You can think of shingles as the one-two punch of infections. Anyone who ever gets it had a case of the chickenpox first, often many decades earlier.

The reason these two conditions are paired up: They come from the same virus.

Chickenpox causes itchy blistersthat might start on your back, chest, and face and spread to the rest of your body. Shingles is a rash with shooting pain. It usually shows up on just one side of your body.

If you start to feel tingly and itchy on one side of your torso and then notice a rash, call your doctor. She can examine you and figure out whether you have shingles

The symptoms of shinglesinclude:

  • Localized burning, throbbing or stabbing pain where the rash will soon appear (within days to weeks); some people describe it as more itchy. It can be constant or come and go.
  • Tingling, itching, or prickling skin, followed several days later by a group of fluid-filled blisters on a red, inflamed base of skin; the blisters typically crust over in a week.
  • The rash may be accompanied by fever, fatigue, or headache

How Do I Know If I Have Shingles?

If you had chickenpox as a child, you might recall the itchy, spotted rash that popped up on your face and body. The varicella zoster virus that causes chickenpox stays inside your body for many years.Once you’re older, that same virus can wake up and cause shingles, also called herpes zoster. It gives you a rash, too, but it’s often more painful than itchy.

A blistering rash on one side of your body can be a sign you have it. See your doctor to find out for sure. Once you’ve been diagnosed, you can get treated to help relieve your rash and other symptoms.

The Telltale Signs

Your doctor will first ask whether you’ve had chickenpox and look at your symptoms. A rash is the main sign of shingles. Often your doctor can tell that you have it from your skin alone.

shingles rash:

  • Appears on one side of your body and/or face
  • Stings, burns, and/or itches
  • Starts as red bumps that form into blisters

What Problems Can Shingles Cause?

When you have shingles, you tend to focus on the short-term — how to get relief from the pain and discomfort you have right now. For that, you have a lot of treatment options, from medicines to alternative therapies.

Shingles is a viral infection. The main symptom is a rash, usually on one side of your body. Typically, it hurts, burns, itches, and tingles. It may also give you a fever or headache and make you feel really tired.

Most of the time, your symptoms go away in less than a month. But for some people, complications come up.

While shingles itself is almost never life-threatening, it can lead to serious problems, such as the loss of eyesight.

If you think you have shingles, check with your doctor.

Antiviral Medications
These medicines may slow down the progress of the shingles rash, especially if you take them within the first 72 hours of having symptoms.They can also lower your chance of having complications. Your doctor may prescribe:

Talk with your doctor or pharmacist about side effects to watch for if you’re put on one these.

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Information came from WebMD

When I had the shingles my biggest issue besides the pain was the itching..  Calamine Lotion become my best friend..Hope this has enlightened you about the shingles. If your over 50 and have had the shingles then you can get the shot. I actually had gotten my shot just last year.  I just didn’t want to take the chance anymore that I would get them a 5th time.  That’s right I have had the shingles 4 times already. Once on my lower back in 2001 and three times on my eye lid. once on the left and 2 times on the right.. That is not fun. My eyes swelled up and I couldn’t see for a day.. That was scary plus I had to have help eating, going to the bath room,  getting back in the bed.   So don’t take that chance if you can get  the shot please do so.

Do you know the signs? #chronicpain #shingles Read for more information.

HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU HEARD THAT YOU SHOULD DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER A DAY?

The Health and Beauty Benefits of Water

How many times have you heard that you should drink 8 glasses of water a day? It’s common knowledge but do we really know why we need to drink that much water? Listen up!
Your body is mostly water and comprises about 60 percent of your body weight. According to the Mayo Clinic, water:
  • Eliminates wastes through urination, perspiration and bowel movements
  • Keeps your temperature normal
  • Lubricates and cushions joints
  • Protects sensitive tissues

Can dehydration cause hair loss?

While short-term dehydration will not harm your hair, chronic dehydration can cause hair loss. … Since your hair follicles lack water, they will stop producing new hair. If you’re chronically dehydrated, your follicles won’t grow enough hair to replace the strands that are shed naturally, resulting in hair thinning.

Water and other natural remedies can help you hair loss.

Besides water purification, vitamins and lifestyle changes have also been shown to encourage hair growth and even reduce hair loss. Below are several tips on how to keep your tresses healthy and vibrant through nutrition and drinking water.

Natural ways to grow hair and reduce hair loss

  1. Protein: Hair is made of protein so a protein deficiency can cause hair loss. Add protein to the diet by including meat, tofu, dairy, or protein shakes.
  2. Iron: The mineral iron helps increase circulation in the scalp which will fuel hair growth. Foods that have high iron content include liver, apricots, and raisins.
  3. Vitamin A: Helps create vibrant hair because it works with the fat synthesis in the hair follicles and spurs hair growth. Vitamin A can be found in carrots, kale, eggs, and squash.
  4. Vitamin B: Niacin (B3) promotes blood circulation to your scalp thereby encouraging hair growth. Biotin and the complex B vitamins are needed to grow hair. Vitamin B can be found in whole grains, fruit, eggs, fish, meat, and milk.
  5. Water: The hair shaft is comprised of one quarter of water. Drink at least 4 to 8 cups of water a day to stay hydrated and grow healthy hair.
  6. Reduce alcohol & cigarettes: Drinking alcohol reduces hair growth and smoking cigarettes reduces the blood flow to the scalp.

There are various benefits of drinking water for hair growth. Those are as follows:

1. Water is the root source of energy for each and every cell of our body. It includes those cells too, that are responsible for hair growth and its health.

2. Water nurtures cells and provides them required hair vitamins.

3. It generates magnetic and electrical energy which is considered as a core power to sustain life. This is done through a process called hydrolysis.

4. The roots of the hair and our scalp have many energy-sensitive and photosensitive nerve endings. Water activates all these nerve endings and other sensors in our skin and scalp that enhances the natural vitality of hair roots.

5. Drinking enough water can also help you get rid of dandruff and hair thinning problem.

It is truly said that water is life. Not only our skin and health, but water promote hair growth too and tend to fight with other hair and scalp challenges. And even mild dehydration can sap energy from the hair roots and result into hair loss.

Others sources of water.
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  • Cantaloupe…
  • Pineapple. …
  • Oranges. …
  • Raspberries. …
  • Iceberg Lettuce. …
  • Celery. …
  • Green Peppers…
  • Watermelon…
  • Cucumbers…
  • Spinach…
  • Tomatoes…

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But did you also know all the wonderful things water can do for your looks?Enough H2O does more than keep you hydrated. It helps your body flush out toxins more efficiently. The result? Fresher and more radiant-looking skin! Water helps your skin keep its natural elasticity and suppleness.

Make sure you stay hydrated to prevent hair loss..

Correcting the factors above will usually stop hair loss.  While remedies for the hair sometimes work, the most reliable way to stop hair loss, in my experience, is with a properly designed nutritional balancing program and use the right hair care products.  It only takes 23 seconds for hair products to get into your system so ask yourself one question, “Whats in my hair products that could harm me?’

Learn here what’s in my hair care products: Science of Monat

What’s the Difference? Hydrating vs. Moisturizing the Hair….

 

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Since Monat has come out with yet another new product and I was confused at first what was the difference between the too, I decided to do some research and I just had to share this with you too.  Because if I was confused some others maybe are too. Especially if your new to the concept of  healthy hair.  I never gave my hair really one thought before I started my business about hydration or moisturizing.   As long as it looked good to me I was blind to the rest of my hair needs.   So let me share with you what I have found in regards to this topic.

Imagine a plant growing in a pot. What would happen if you only spray water on the leaves every day and never poured water into the dirt for the roots to absorb? The plant would shrivel up and die right?

With that illustration in mind, let’s now examine the definitions of Hydration and Moisture as it pertains to our hair.

What’s the Difference?

Hydrating the Hair– The process of using humectants, proteins, amino acids and critical vitamins that penetrate the hair fiber infusing and improving the absorption of water and nutrients so that the hair holds and retains moisture.

To supply water to (a person, for example) in order to restore or maintain fluid balance.
Each pore on the surface of the skin is an opening to a canal called a follicle. The follicle also contains a hair and an oil gland (sebaceous gland). The oil gland keeps the skin lubricated and feeds the hair strand that it is attached to.

Increasing your water intake will not only make you feel better, but it will also hydrate your hair from within which is where your hair comes from.
If you are not drinking enough water, no doubt, you have dry, brittle, lifeless hair.
Hydration has to begin inside of your body.

Moisturizing the Hair– The process of using butters and oils to coat the OUTER surface of the hair fiber sealing and locking down the hair shaft so moisture can not get in or out of the fiber.

Water or other liquid diffuses in a small quantity as vapor, within a solid, or condenses on a surface.
This is what is being done when you spray water on a plant or as it pertains to this topic, on your hair. Spraying water or water based products on your hair is not enough to support a healthy head of hair.

Moisturizing your hair every day is pointless if your hydration is not up to par. Once the water has evaporated you are left with the same strands of lifeless hair.

Simply Put….FIRST you HYDRATE the hair to penetrate, absorb & nourish the hair from within. THEN you seal and lock down the hair shaft with a MOISTURIZER to keep the moisture in the hair.  Moisturized hair is happy hair.

So what does this mean for your current hair regimen?

If your hair feels chronically dry, wonky, brittle, rough, or just not like itself, and your products aren’t working (even spritzing water and and other concoctions doesn’t help), your issue may be hydration levels in your hair.

This brings us to what products should you use to hydrate your hair and what product should I use to moisturize your hair.

We have four new products.

ADVANCED
HYDRATING

SHAMPOO

With REJUVENIQE S™

Restores dull, lifeless, parched hair with softness, elasticity, and shine.

ADVANCED
HYDRATING

CONDITIONER

With REJUVENIQE S™

This lightweight, rinse-out conditioner treats all hair types with our exclusive advanced, thirst-quenching hydration ingredient, REJUVENIQE S™, making hair more manageable and soft to the touch with improved bounce, body and shine.

Get an Immediate Moisture Surge for Lustrous, Healthy-looking Hair

DOUBLE ACTION
HYDRATING

SERUM

With REJUVENIQE S™

A leave-in treatment for dull, lifeless thirsty hair, that combines long-lasting hydration with body-building ingredients to restore hair vibrancy, bounce and shine!

This high performance, intensive leave-in treatment consists of three treatment vials. Each vial contains a bi-phase formula comprised of a water phase with an oil phase sitting on top. Fueled by hyaluronic acid-based technology and body-building Panthenol (pro-vitamin B5), each phase is supercharged with the most powerful, highest concentrated assortment of active ingredients, including MONAT’s newest exclusive activated oil innovation–REJUVENIQE S™.

HEAVENLY
HYDRATING

MASQUE

With REJUVENIQE S™

An ultra-hydrating lightweight gel cream masque for dull, lifeless, thirsty hair. Like a Heavenly Cloud of Hydration!

Get an immediate moisture surge for bounce, body & shine!

Supplying an immediate surge of color-safe hydration from root to tip, this ultra-hydrating powerhouse delivers lustrous, healthy-looking hair full of bounce, body and shine. Its gentle, detangling formula is ideal for all hair types to increase hair’s manageability, smoothness and silkiness.

 

Hydrating Masque Serum Video

More information for any of these products are found here:  Elaine’s Monat

 

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Testimonial Regrowth

These are my results after 5 months on Monae I was suffering from hair loss. I use the Intensive repair shampoo conditioner and intensive repair spray for 3 months I am now on revive shampoo and Revitalize conditioner
I absolutely love it when people show me their results with Monat.  Best thing about her results is it will just keep getting better and better.  This very shampoo is what helped  me regrow my hair too.
This is when I started Monat over a year ago.
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Instant Sculpting Taffy is seriously like Hairspray in a Jar

 Even the guys love Taffy by Monat. 

That’s right.. I have been using Monat Taffy now ever sense they launched this new product and it is the bomb..  If you have a hard time keeping curls or any style you seriously need to add this to your routine!  This wonder-product provides a really amazing pliable hold to keep your style without making it look like a hair helmet everytime you move your head.  Instantly brings vitality to hair with its unique combination of natural botanicals in a pliable sculpting base. Amplify and enhance your hairstyles with immediate results that can last all day and into the night.

This is how to use it:  * Dip finger into the taffy and what comes out is what you use.  * Rub well into hands for an even distribution. It will feel tacky at first but dries super soft with a nice, light hold.  * Scrunch hair using Taffy.  * Run fingers through hair to relax the curls from more wave-curl vs spiral curt!  * You can also add 1 or 2 drops of Rejuvenique Oil for added shine and smoothness as a  finisher.  * Mostly used as a dry finisher but some curly girls use while hair is wet (which is how I use it.)  * It gives curls that extra shape.  # style as usual.

 

KEY INGREDIENTS

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CAPIXYL™

An emollient blend that helps to protect the scalp, strengthen and thicken hair while supporting natural growth.

 

PROCATALINE™

Featuring Pea Extract, this high-tech blend supports healthy, younger-looking hair by helping to protect your tresses from UV damage and environmental factors.

REJUVENIQE®

A blend of 13+ Natural Plant and Essential Oils rich in omega fatty acids, antioxidants and nutrients highly compatible with the skin and hair.

CRODASORB™

A powerful ingredient that helps protect against the sun’s damaging UV rays, preserving hair’s natural pigmentation and keeping strands protected and strong.

WE SAY “NO” TO TOXIC INGREDIENTS.

  • Parabens

  • SLS/SLES

  • Cyclic Silicones

  • BHT

  • DEA/MEA

  • Polyethylene Glycol

  • Phthalates

  • Phenoxyethanol

  • Petrolatum

  • Mineral Oil

  • Paraffin Wax

  • Triclosan

  • Plastic Microbeads

  • Formaldehyde Releasers

  • Harmful Colors

  • Harmful Fragrances

You don’t have to be a curly hair girl to use the Taffy.. I only dream of having hair like that.. but it still gives me the hold I need and want.   Watch this short video that shows you how to use this amazing product.  Its one of my favorites and I use it every time I wash my hair .

 

 

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  5. Revitalize Conditioner
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Are These 3 Harmful Foods Damaging Your Body?

I went on Google this morning and typed in Trending..  I found this article that said “Are These 3 Harmful Foods Damaging Your Body?” Well since I have been trying to lose about 10 lbs ( I gained when I was transitioning into a new life change. )  I am settled now and I have been getting back into my  exercise routine again.  I can’t jog or run because of my bad ankles  but I do like to walk and I do have a video that I  exercise too.   Plus I stay busy.. I also take my dogs for walks and I try my best, weather permitting, to do this everyday..

Back to about this article I found.  Dr. Lee is addressing 3 harmful foods that we all eat and is telling all. She is a doctor of internal medicine, physician nutrition and obesity medicine specialist.   So that leads me to believe in what she is telling us in this video she has made has merit.  Dr. Lee is taking a life change approach.. Please watch this video.  Turn off your phones for the next 45 minutes and keep your mind open to what she has to say.   If you are like me and this is of value to you then, watch it till its over.   If you don’t have time right now to dedicate to this then please save it or bookmark it to your computer and come back to it.  What ever you do come back… that’s your first step to a whole new you .

 

https://nucific.com/3harmfulfoods/index_180730A.php?n=tba

 

 

 

Dr. Amy Lee
Bariatric Physician

Dr. Lee has board certifications in internal medicine, physician nutrition and obesity medicine specialty. She practices internal medicine with a heavy emphasis on nutrition, wellness and weight management. Her goal is to standardize a diet plan that is evidence based through educating her patients and providing proven solutions that work.
Dr Lee is also on face book too.  Come check her out and show her some love. Click the picture.
 
I do not sell the products she talks about in her video.. You can find this product on her facebook page or google NuCific.
Or go to her website.. https://nucific.com/
Check out her blog too.  Lots of great things going on there such as:

 

Tiffany Rothe’s Waist Shrinking Workout

 

Remove All The Fat

We are now living in times that what we eat is no longer good for us.  ( to many chemicals etc.)  We all just gain weight and gain weight and next thing you know your 5, 10, 30 or maybe even 50 lbs. over weight.. So what do we do?  Here is one way to reduce that body fat in your system.  There are so many ways to do this, some people use pills, which I have tried but they was always to harsh for my system.. You just have to keep plugging to find one just right for you but believe me that could get costly. So my way (which may not be your way) but my way is push away from the table and walk, walk and I do an online video everyday by Tiffany Rothe.. (so for you find your video you really) , start walking and exercise now.  Don’t say I will start that tomorrow because tomorrow never comes.  Just do it.. It isn’t going to get done until you start.

For all you that would prefer to drink your way to being skinny try this:

1 Single Glass Of This Drink Before Sleeping Will Help You Remove All The Fat You’ve Had In You From The Previous Day

 

If you are willing to lose weight, but you just don’t have enough time for regular training, this amazing drink can do wonders for your excess body fat.

In addition, it is very beneficial for detoxification and elimination of the excess of waste from your body. It is a great boost of energy which not only improves your health but also your state of mind.

Excess body fat is also known to trigger the onset of numerous diseases, some of which are pretty much serious. At this point, multiple studies have shown that the seemingly harmless body fat increases the risk for the following conditions:

  • Sleep disorders
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Depression
  • Dementia
  • Cancer
  • Arthritis

This drink contains the most potent fat-burning ingredients. Its ingredients work in synergy to eliminate the fecal matter from the colon, which later on results in weight loss. Other health benefits this drink provides include:

  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Provides the body with powerful antioxidants, which neutralize free radicals
  • Reduces uric acid levels and prevents gout attacks
  • Stops cancer and tumor growth
  • Reduces fluid retention and removes excess fluids from the body
  • Holds powerful anti-inflammatory properties
  • Purifies the blood
  • Prevents and treats bladder and kidney infections
  • Eliminates bad breath

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon of grated ginger
  • A bunch of parsley
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed flour
  • 1/2 of a cup of purified water

Instructions:

Put all ingredients in a blender or a food processor and mix until you get a homogenous mixture. Drink this potion before you go to bed. In order to get all of its benefits and lose weight, you should drink this beverage on a regular basis.

Source: http://www.healthiesternative.com

Here is a great video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8KJKwq2R3s

Oh and one more thing.. Drink lots of alkaline water..  It will detox your system. Watch this video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_J8btnIEKQ&t=256s  for all you Tiffany Rothe lovers like me..

 

One more thing,  think and do healthy food, mind, body… Now just start today.

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