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Bladder and Urinary Health

Maintaining a healthy bladder and Urinary tract is important. Often there is severe pain and discomfort from infections of the urinary tract and if this infection moves to the bladder it can be very troublesome. But, there are a few keys to keeping this area of the body healthy and free from infection. First and foremost is diet, reduce the amount of sugar, particularly refined sugar. Sugar feeds the unhealthy bacteria which is the culprit. Maintain a healthy bladder and Urinary tract by using herbs specifically designed for that region of the body.

More About Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are fairly common and most prevalent in females. The reason they are more common in females is basically because of the difference in anatomy between males and females. A bacterial organism is the most common culprit in UTIs; and a majority of the time the bacteria gets transferred from the lower bowel and into the opening of the urethra (this happens easier in females due to the proximity between the two). The bacteria then typically travels up the urethra and into the bladder. In severe cases, the bacteria can migrate up into the kidney(s) and cause an infection there as well.

Other Causes for UTI's

Some other common causes include: sexual intercourse and yeast infections. There are other factors that increase the likelihood of UTIs, but they are rare. These include: pregnancy, menopause, diabetes, and resisting the urge to urinate. Other factors that contribute to a UTI or even preventing it from resolving are: a urinary pH (acidity/alkalinity) that is too high or low, not drinking enough clean water, excessive sugar consumption, intestinal infections, and/or a weakened immune system.

Symptoms of a Urinary Tract Infection

Most women are probably familiar with the symptoms of a UTI regardless of whether they’ve had one in the past. The most obvious is painful or burning urination. Other possible symptoms include: pressure in the lower pelvis, frequent or urgent need to urinate, needing to urinate at night, and a change in the color (usually cloudy or bloody) or odor of the urine.

Herbal Support for the Urinary Tract

The Quantum-Rx Bladder Complex is an ideal combination of powerful herbs for cleansing, detoxification and nutritional support which benefits the bladder, urinary tract and kidneys.

The Quantum-Rx Bladder Complex is a complete formula for comprehensive bladder support. It contains premier, quantum-state quality phytonutrients with immune-specific support and healthy urination

properties. Let Quantum-Rx Bladder Complex help you regain control of

your life and protect your bladder health.*

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*Disclaimer: The FDA has not evaluated any of these statements. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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Green Tea Super Anti-Oxidant

Green tea is one of the most widely studied and widely consumed beverage in the world. There have been countless studies done on green tea and in a wide variety of areas green tea exerts a positive influence on the body. Its health benefits extend from cavity prevention to enhanced carbohydrate metabolism. The antioxidants in green tea are the compounds responsible for all the wonderful things you've heard about over the years and the challenge in getting these benefits has been the ability

to consume enough of it. Normally one would need to drink 6-8 cups of green tea a day, in Asia this is common place and tea drinking is part of the culture. But for Americans this can be a challenge. That is why we are pleased to bring you, Green Tea-ND™. Green Tea-ND™ is a revolutionary, highly absorbable delivery system made

with Premier's signature probiotic-cultured technology. It provides all the healthy benefits of green tea polyphenols (100 mg per 1/2 tsp) and supports premier anti-aging, digestive function, healthy immune response and rejuvenation support. Probiotic-generated green tea has strong antioxidant properties that help regulate AGEs (Advanced Glycation End-Products) and also offers remarkable support for joint flexibility. This formula also contains resveratrol (2.5 mg per 1/2 teaspoon). * Promotes healthy immune system function * Supports healthy blood pressure, blood sugar, blood lipids and fat levels * Powerful antioxidant; helps prevent AGEs (Advanced Glycation End-Products) * Remarkable support for healthy connective tissue and joint flexibility * Delivers a whopping 105 mg of polyphenols per serving Other green teas may have less than 10 mg or none

Recommended Use:

Take 1/2 teaspoon mixed in 1/4 cup water or juice, 2 times daily. For special programs recommended by your practitioner, up to 6 individual servings may be taken daily. Shake gently before use. This formula is preserved with certified organic alcohol with no detectable pesticide and heavy metal residues (via lab testing). * These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.

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Liver Health Part Two

Supplements for you Liver

Keeping the liver healthy is a priority for all levels of well being.
In Chinese medicine the liver is associated with the emotions of anger, rage and frustration. These are insidious emotions which harm the body because they contribute to an acidic ph and prevent us from feeling the good in life. Left unchecked these emotions can lead to deep dissatisfaction and undermine our overall quality of life.

Health Force- Liver Rescue +4

There are a few herbs and supplements that you can use to support the liver, chief among them is Milk Thistle seed. This herb has been used for centuries to support the liver and it is the main component in Health Force's Liver Rescue herbal blend. Other supportive herbs in the blend include artichoke and dandelion. Use this gentle blend for general maintenance or as part of a cleansing regime. This formula also has benficial ORAC capacity thus helping with overall health and liver support.

"Our lives are constantly stressed from food toxins, drugs (over the counter and prescription) and environmental toxins. A less than optimally functioning liver has profound health ramifications for the entire body. Liver Rescue 4+ contains actually therapeutic levels of the most powerful liver herb known. Supports both Phase 1 and phase 2 liver detoxification. Provides powerful direct antioxidants (4,100 ORAC TEIg) plus it increase the liver's ability to naturally produce the even more powerful metabolic antioxidant enzymes superoxide dismutase (S.O.D.) and glutathione peroxidase. Liver Rescue nutritionally supports liver function, regeneration, liver detoxification, bile flow, and helps protect the skin from (U.V.) radiation. I truly

wish you great health and happiness always"- Jameth Sheridan

Reishi to support the Liver

Reishi is another top notch herb for the liver. In Traditional Chinese medicine reishi is known as a shen tonic a substance that helps to calm and uplift the spirit. In China and other Asian countries it is revered as a premiere tonic herb where it has been used medicinally for hundreds of years. Reishi is a mushroom that has been and is used to support the body in various ways. It has been used for respitory health, neurological health and liver health.

Reishi has been and is used to support liver health and address various aliments that affect the liver. Among the conditions which practitioners have recommended reishi for are cirrhosis and hepatitis. Reishi contains a host of anti oxidant compounds which support the health and detoxification of the liver. A Chinese study involving mice demonstrated that reishi had the capacity to restore liver tissue damaged by harmful chemical back to a healthy state. While the research is limited it does align with the traditional use as a liver tonic and protector.

The reishi featured in Quantum Research's Reishi Complex is wild sourced and of the highest caliber available on the market. This complex features many complimentary herbs and nutrients designed to support the function of reishi and liver health.

Castor Oil Cleansing is also a great way to support the liver. Please refer to the following post to learn more about Castor Oil Cleansing and visit our web store to purchase the highest quality Castor Oil and cotton flannel.

Lemons are also very good for the liver and many people like to drink a glass of warm water with the juice of half a lemon in the morning. This helps to reduce liver stagnation, clear congestion and cleanse mucus build up from the system. While lemons are acid once they are ingested they alkalize the body and help to keep the body's ph balanced. Also try using lemons instead of vinegar on your salads. The combination of organic greens, raw olive oil and lemon juice with a touch of salt; yum and good for the liver.

Closing Thoughts

Keeping the liver healthy and functioning optimally in paramount to good health. The supplements recommended here are meant to be an adjunct to an already healthy diet and lifestyle. Because without a strong foundation we have little to build good health upon. Consider using these supplements, eating well and a few of the tips from this post and

the previous one. Your liver will love it and so will you.

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