Heart Sound Recorder

Your Heart Eats First

The nutritional efficiency of your heart impacts every organ in your body.

The heart is the only organ that can kill you with no prior symptoms, and heart disease as the leading cause of death in America. It is extremely important to focus on improving and maintaining good heart health throughout the years.

To function optimally, it is vital that the heart has the proper nutritional balance present in the body to maintain its correct rate, rhythm, and tone.

The Heart Sound Recorder (HSR)

is a low-risk general wellness device designed to assess the heart’s nutritional status by generating graphs of heart sounds. Utilizing the heart as an indicator, the graphs can reveal nutritional deficiencies to a practitioner who has been trained to read them.

How it Works

The graphs allow practitioners to evaluate the rate, rhythm, and tone of the heart. These readings are not just specific to heart health, but they also observe autonomic nervous system imbalance and circulatory matters.

These extremely accurate signature graphs of the heart provide us with the following information:

-Whether your heart function is optimal or less than optimal

-If your body’s chemistry is balanced

-If your body’s nutritional deficiencies are causing stress on your heart

-What specific nutritional support your body requires

The Technology

By means of a uniquely designed sensor, which has been virtually unduplicated by any other technology, practitioners can use the HSR to listen to and observe the functionality of the heart. Functionality, in turn, reveals a great deal about nutritional status, and from that information, the practitioner might make nutritional, dietary and lifestyle recommendations to restore balance.

The HSR is a simple, highly effective, and non-invasive device. The sensor is placed over the four-valve areas of the heart. Once the test is complete, the practitioner can see the nutritional efficiency of the heart and systemic circulatory system. The tests can be saved and compared to track patient progress.

Immediate Results

Patients can track their own progress in real-time by observing their own graphs. The HSR helps confirm the effectiveness of nutritional protocols and can easily identify the connection between diet, nutritional status, and lifestyle habits.

With our 14-day Heart Revitalization Program, we can create personalized supplementation programs to help improve your heart’s rate, rhythm & tone.

Greater endurance, better ability to rest & improved overall wellbeing

When proper nutrition is supplied to the body, the improvement in the heart is often reflected within minutes.

“I notice that I am less tired after 8 hours of presenting in front of groups. After being scanned with the HSR, taking the recommended supplements, and changing my diet, now I am just used to feeling great all the time!”

– MP

Spring Detox Guide

Toxins are EVERYWHERE

You are exposed to toxins every single day. In fact, your body produces its own toxins, or waste known as endogenous toxins, simply by functioning. Your body also encounters external (exogenous) toxins or chemicals made outside of your body. They are in the air you breathe, the food you eat, the water you drink, and the products you touch. Exposure to these toxins can overburden your system’s natural ability to detoxify.

Toxins can contribute to:

  • Fatigue or difficulty sleeping
  • Indigestion and other temporary gastrointestinal upset
  • Food cravings and weight gain
  • Reduced mental clarity
  • Low libido
  • Skin issues
  • Joint discomfort

YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT.

The typical American diet favors processed foods that are high in fat, refined sugar, and salt. Processed foods contain pesticides and artificial ingredients that contribute to toxin buildup.

  • 80K Chemicals (many which have not been tested for safety) in beauty & skincare products
  • 800+ Million pounds of herbicides are used per year
  • 167 industrial chemicals were found in adults with no employment-related exposure

The human body is an amazing place

Metabolic detoxification is your body’s natural process of neutralizing and eliminating toxins from your body. Our three-phase process unlocks fat-soluble toxins and converts them to a water-soluble state that is easier for your body to remove. Your body needs key nutrients and phytonutrients to support each of these phases.

Advanced Allergy Therapeutics

Advanced Allergy Therapeutics, or AAT, offers a unique and highly effective approach for the treatment of the many symptoms associated with allergies and sensitivities. AAT is a precision-based treatment that addresses the organ systems that are involved in an overreaction. AAT does not treat the immune system. The therapy instead focuses on the relationship between symptoms and organ systems in order to produce rapid, long-term results.

Common Symptoms Relieved with AAT:

  • Digestive System: reflux, heartburn, abdominal and intestinal pain, cramping, gas, bloating, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting
  • Respiratory System: sneezing, congestion, runny nose, wheezing, shortness of breath, coughs, postnasal drip, skin conditions, rashes and itching watery eyes
  • Multiple Systems: headaches, irritability, hyperactivity, mood swings, tiredness, fatigue, and inflammation
  • Skin: scaly, red, itchy skin, rashes, blisters with oozing and crusting, dry leathery skin areas, hives, plants, contactants, and chemicals
  • Headaches & Migraines: chocolate and caffeine, airborne irritants such as pollens, chemicals including household cleaners, perfumes, and vehicle fumes
  • Chemical and Occupational Sensitivities: household cleaners, chemicals, perfumes, detergents, latex, petrol and building materials such as paints, glues, carpets, woods, and varnishes

By treating the organ systems related to a reaction to an offending substance, the symptoms stemming from those organ systems are directly affected. In most cases, symptoms are reduced significantly within the first 1-3 treatments. AAT is non-invasive and does not require needles, herbal remedies or supplements.

Some examples of organ dysfunction include:

  • Intestines: gas, bloating, pain, diarrhea
  • Lungs: cough, sneezing, congestion, wheezing
  • Stomach: cramping, bloating, nausea, heartburn
  • Heart: tachycardia, elevated blood pressure
  • Kidneys: fatigue, tiredness
  • Liver: stress, mood swings, irritability
  • Skin: red, itchy or scaly skin, rashes, hives

Sensitivities AAT can help treat:

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Environmental Agents
  • Animals
  • Latex
  • Soaps
  • Dust
  • Molds
  • Pollens
  • Grass
  • Chemicals
  • Metals

To learn more about Advanced Allergy Therapeutics, check out our blog post.

What is Designed Clinical Nutrition?

What is Designed Clinical Nutrition?

  • Designed: Especially prepared for you, based on a specific plan.
  • Clinical: Pertaining to the results achieved in clinical use on a multitude of patients over many years.
  • Nutrition: Real food, as designed by nature, to enable the body to repair itself and become healthier.

After you receive your analysis, you will get a specifically designed nutrition program, based on the information your body provides. Most programs include dietary suggestions (as well as whole food supplements) to aid your body in healing itself. Concentrated whole food supplements are used. These have been prepared by a unique process that preserves all of the active enzymes and vital components.

How do I know which supplements are right for me?

After we identify the underlying reason your body is creating symptoms, we can isolate and verify the precise whole food supplements (and quantities) your body needs to resolve its problems. Our goal is to have you take as few supplements as possible, with your body being fully addressed and restored at the same time.

What are “whole foods”?

Whole foods are defined as “food that has undergone very little processing and has been grown or produced without the use of synthetic pesticides or fertilizers. A good example is carrots. Carrots are rich in vitamin A complex. A “complex” is something made up of different parts that work together. Synthetic vitamins do not contain the whole complex (as found in nature).

If testing indicated a vitamin A deficiency, we would look for a whole food high in vitamin A complex (carrots would be a likely source). A supplement rich in this complex would then be included in your program. We pride ourselves on only using the highest quality whole food supplements available.

Whole food supplements are entirely derived from specific whole foods, organically grown and prepared in such a way that preserves their vital enzymes and vitamins; making them the optimum vitamin-mineral products. Now in incredibly concentrated form, your body can get complete nutrition from this small tablet! By restoring the nutrition on which your body was founded, it is possible to enable your body to heal itself just as nature intended.

I thought I ate well…

Although deficiencies may be due to illness, it is likely that other factors may be contributing to the problem also, some of which may be contained in the food you eat every day. A few factors of the “food” commercially available in all grocery stores and restaurants:

  • microwaving
  • food coloring
  • flash freezing
  • hormones and antibiotics (in meat, chicken, etc.)
  • produce grown in soil that has been robbed of its nutrients
  • harmful chemicals and metals (such as PCB’s and mercury in some fish)
  • genetic engineering
  • synthetic additives
  • preservatives

If any of these are involved in the creation or processing of your food, then what you are eating is really just “disguised” as food. Not only does this “food” have insufficient nutritional vale, it may also contain toxins that work against your body and your health. In contrast, whole foods that have not been altered or contaminated contain genuine replacement parts as part of nature’s design.

Can’t I just eat better?

There has been a drastic decline in the quality of food over the past 70 years, resulting in a nation of sick people who are dependent on pharmaceutical drugs. Your body’s function is founded on nourishment from the environment (which until recently did not include heavy metals, toxic chemicals, and pesticides).

Current food conditions make it next to impossible to get all of the nutritional components your body requires to heal and/or maintain resiliency.

How long will it take for me to start feeling healthy again?

Each case is handled on an individual basis. The majority of patients who adhere to their programs have reported noticing positive changes in the first 4-6 weeks (some longer, and some sooner). Your improvement is directly proportional to the adherence to your program.

Do I have to stay on a Designed Clinical Nutrition regimen forever?

Through the course of your program, additional layers will show up. For example, if you have a long term health problem, you may find that your body may (or may not) want to address this first. Your body will dictate its priority each time you are tested. When its priority problem is handled with correct nutrients, your next test may reveal another major issue (which may have been hidden and unhandled).

As this happens, we will adjust your program. Our goal is to have you on as few supplements as possible. Good dietary habits will always be encouraged. If you continue poor habits, this will perpetuate ill health and inhibit your body’s natural ability to heal itself. As you feel better and your health improves, you will likely find yourself wanting to maintain a well balanced and healthy diet as your normal routine.

How do I get a Designed Clinical Nutrition Program?

As a Nutrition Response Testing patient, you will receive an individualized program based on the results of your analysis. The program will match the exact needs of your body through diet and nutritional supplementation. The elements in your personal Designed Clinical Nutrition program are nutrients that your body is not currently receiving and/or assimilating.

Anti-Inflammatory Cooking

The anti-inflammatory diet is an eating plan designed to prevent or reduce low-grade chronic inflammation, a key risk factor in a host of health problems and several major diseases. The typical anti-inflammatory diet emphasizes fruits, vegetables, protein, nuts, seeds, and healthy fats.

Often resulting from lifestyle factors like stress and a lack of exercise, chronic inflammation results when the immune system releases chemicals meant to combat injury and bacterial and virus infections, even when there are no apparent foreign invaders to fight off. These invaders often hide and can be found and handled through Nutrition Response Testing.

Since our food choices influence the level of inflammation in our bodies, the anti-inflammatory diet is helpful to curb chronic inflammation and help prevent or treat the following conditions: allergies, Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, asthma, cancer, depression, diabetes, gout, heart disease, inflammatory bowel disease (such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), stroke, Hashimoto’s and other autoimmune diseases.

Dr. Lisa has found that concentrating on flavors creates delicious dishes. Instead of automatically adding salt, when tasting what you’re cooking, ask yourself “what flavor is missing?” Is it…

  • Salty
  • Sweet
  • Bitter
  • Sour

Here are some suggestions for adding these flavors to your dish:

  • Salty: sea salt, Himalayan pink salt, Herbamare (Dr. Lisa’s favorite)
  • Sour: apple cider vinegar (with “the mother”), lemon, lime
  • Sweet: (In small amounts) onions, garlic, orange, apple, honey
  • Bitter: horseradish, dark leafy greens

General Tips:

  • Aim for a variety
  • Include as much fresh food as possible
  • Minimize your consumption of processed and fast foods
  • Eliminate sugars from your diet, especially artificial sweeteners
  • Eat an abundance of fruits and vegetables in all parts of the color spectrum
  • Choose organic whenever possible
  • Focus on eating lots of dark leafy greens
  • Drink tea instead of coffee (black, green, herbal)
  • Focus on water consumption
  • Eat twice as many vegetables as fruits
  • Meats should be grass-fed
  • Stay away from juices
  • Avoid hydrogenated oils (margarine, peanut, corn, cottonseed, vegetable)
  • Try to include good carbohydrates, fat, and protein at each meal

Foods to Focus on:

  • Berries (blueberries, raspberries, blackberries)
  • Cherries
  • Apples
  • Artichokes
  • Avocados
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Dark leafy vegetables (kale, spinach, collards)
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Broccoli
  • Nuts (walnuts, almonds, pecans, hazelnuts)
  • Beans (red beans, pinto beans, black beans)
  • Whole grains (oats and brown rice)
  • Dark chocolate (at least 70% cocoa)

Herbs & Spices & Add-ins

  • Ginger
  • Turmeric
  • Garlic
  • For sweeteners – raw local honey, grade B maple syrup, Sucanat

Foods high in omega-3 fatty acids:

  • Wild-caught oily fish (salmon, herring, mackerel, sardines, anchovies)
  • Flaxseed
  • Walnuts
  • Eggs

Most Inflammatory Foods to AVOID:

  • Low-quality grains & gluten
  • Dairy
  • Soy
  • Processed meats
  • Sugar
  • Bad hydrogenated fats

Meal Ideas:

Breakfast foods: breakfast smoothie, chia bowl, oatmeal.

Lunch: salad with quinoa and vegetables, soup, grilled salmon. Use lettuce wraps instead of tortillas.

Snacks: fresh blueberry fruit salad, apples, and nut butter, walnuts, chia seed pudding, guacamole.

Beverages: ginger turmeric tea, golden milk, green juice, green smoothie, herbal tea, turmeric tea, green tea.

If you would like to learn more about how to keep an anti-inflammatory diet, give us a call at 410-717-6610.

Sources:
https://www.drweil.com/diet-nutrition/anti-inflammatory-diet-pyramid/dr-weils-anti-inflammatory-diet/
https://www.verywellhealth.com/anti-inflammatory-diet-88752

What is Nutrition Response Testing?

What is Nutrition Response Testing®?

Nutrition Response Testing is a non-invasive system of analyzing the body to determine the underlying causes of ill or non-optimum health. Our clinically proven system may be quite different from any other healing practice that you may have experienced. We will have some questions for you before and during the testing. The actual procedure is simple and direct, with the body providing all of the information and feedback needed. We use the extraordinary properties of the human cells and tissues to bring about healing and health changes, exactly as nature intended.

The body responds to the procedure reliably and consistently. This feedback is so precise that it opens the door to a safe and lasting recovery, even in cases where everything else has failed.

Who do we help?

If you are like other people who come to us for help, then most likely:

  • You may have one or more health conditions that won’t go away
  • You have visited doctors or even alternative practitioners, but the results weren’t what you hoped or expected
  • Health conditions are significantly affecting your life. Perhaps this also affects your career, family and/or personal finances
  • You realize that these conditions are probably not going to get better unless the real source of the problem is found and corrected

What are we testing for?

Through our analysis, we are testing your body’s neurological reflexes. These reflexes are the body’s way of telling us what and how your nervous system is doing – as it is the nervous system’s responsibility to regulate the body’s functions for each and every organ. The testing includes organs, glands, joints, muscles, etc. These reflexes are tested on the surface of the body and then the findings are analyzed.

How do we get the body’s “reflex” information?

Energy flows exist between all parts and organs of the body. These flows can become disrupted for a variety of reasons. This disruption is easily discovered with our testing. As a Nutrition Response Testing practitioner, we will do a full-body scan to properly assess each of your reflexes. The practitioner will do the analysis by contacting your extended arm with one hand and contact the specific reflex area with the other hand. If the tested reflex is stressed, your nervous system will respond by reducing energy to the extended arm (which will weaken and cause it to drop). A drop in the arm indicates underlying stress or dysfunction in that area which can be affecting your health

Once the underlying stress is corrected, this weak muscle response will no longer occur. Since we directly use the body for analysis (versus doing lab tests) it is faster and tends to be just as (if not more) accurate. There are also no huge expensive machines, no drugs, surgery, nasty needles or laboratory fees to cover. Following your consultation, you will be given the results in a way that you can understand, with a specific nutritional program to follow.

How soon will I see improvement?

Although every case is different, we often hear enthusiastic reports from patients in as little as 4-6 weeks. The fastest recoveries are often from those who have most closely adhered to their recommended nutritional program.

Is it important to stick to the plan?

Generally, chronic health problems do not suddenly develop overnight. They develop over a long period of time (often years) with an improper diet (which causes nutritional deficiencies and imbalances) and environmental influences. All of which have gotten you into your current health condition.

Therefore, the sooner and more thoroughly you implement your program, the sooner you will start to see results. While on your program, if you continue those same old habits and routines that contributed to your current condition, your body’s condition may not improve as you hope. The total commitment to your program is strongly urged.

What are my chances of recovery?

Our long-term experience in a wide variety of cases tells us the first thing we must determine is whether or not you are a “Nutrition Response Testing Case”. If someone is NOT, then it is unlikely that Nutrition Response Testing will ever help you. However, if you ARE, then in our experience, it is our belief that nothing else will help you as much.

What happens next?

While you are on your own designed clinical nutrition program, you will continue on your health recovery process. We will continue to monitor your progress and adjust your program as needed when additional layers show up. This procedure will assist you in attaining the maximum possible health benefits and get the real underlying health issues handled.

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Do you or someone you know suffer from chronic health conditions & don’t seem to improve? Give us a call @ 410-717-6610.

Sugar in Disguise

Sugar & Carbs Don’t Care About You!

You might think your diet is healthy, but there are many foods that could surprise you. Some foods contain sugar or are broken down into sugar in your body.

Sugar & Refined Carbohydrates: Be Careful

Many processed or refined foods contain simple carbohydrates, which have the greatest impact on blood sugar. These simple carbohydrates break down into glucose that enters the bloodstream quickly, affecting insulin release. This rush of glucose can create an energy spike followed by a deep drop in blood sugar and energy. You can be caught in a vicious cycle of craving sugar, eating it, feeling tired and craving it again.

How Carbs Affect the Body:

  1. You eat and digest food – digested food releases glucose
  2. Glucose enters the bloodstream and raises blood sugar
  3. The rise in blood sugar triggers the pancreas to release insulin
  4. Insulin tells cells to either use the glucose or store it for energy
  5. The less energy burned, the more fatty acids are stored
  6. More stored fatty acids may result in weight gain

Complex Carbohydrates: Better, But Keep Track of Them

Complex carbs are easier on your blood sugar metabolism because they contain fiber and break down more slowly into sugar. Even though this is better for your blood sugar metabolism, you still need to watch your intake of complex carbs. In time, they will be completely changed into sugar too.

Follow a nutritious meal plan that includes healthy fats and a diet low in simple carbs, sugar, and starches.

  1. Cut Sugars: soda, energy drinks, fruit juice, high-fructose corn syrup
  2. Reduce Refined Simple Carbs: breads and pasta made with refined flour, pastries, white rice
  3. Count Complex Carbs: whole-grain breads, starchy vegetables like corn, beans, white potatoes, peas
  4. Include Healthy Fats: avocados, olives, plant oils like olive & coconut, nuts like almonds & walnuts, oily fish like salmon & tuna

 

Start Here for Healthy Blood Sugar Support:

  • Limit your refined-carb count to a maximum of 60-70 grams a day, not including low-starch vegetables.
  • Watch portion size when you are tracking food.
  • Are you hungry or thirsty? If your energy is low and you’re feeling a bit on the edge, you might think you’re hungry, but your body is really thirsty. Keep hydrated and drink plenty of water.
  • Eat frequent small meals throughout the day.
    • Try and include a protein, healthy fat, and fiber
    • A healthy fat plus fiber helps you feel full and less likely to be hungry
    • Protein can sometimes help moderate the rise in blood sugar
    • Fiber, particularly soluble fiber, can slow the absorption of sugar
  • Exercise on a regular basis. Don’t sit for long periods; get up and stretch or take a quick walk
  • Keep a daily record of food and supplement intake for reference.

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