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  1. Women’s Wellness

  2. Voices of Choice Who speaks for me, with and to me Who chooses what is right for me and mine
 To faith and prosperity
 Only God controls my destiny
 My body, my mind and soul depends
 My choices, my voices that speak for me
 Whether right or wrong I will remain strong choosing for what I believe in -Anonymous

  3. Healthy Breast Care Cayle Clinic Healthy Breast Blend I & II HBB I Nourishing PaloSanto, Idaho Balsam Fir, Rosewood, Frankincense, Lavender in Grapeseed oil I -  fibrocystic changes in breast HBBII Clarify II - supports healthy lymphatic drainage Self breast massage demonstration Monthly self exam to check for lumps Mammogram versus Infrared Thermology Temperature readings Non painful compression No exposure to radiation Offers up to 8 years cancer detection before traditional mammography. Local Availability Therma-Scan Imaging Center 34100 Woodward Birmingham, MI 48009 248.593.8700 Average Price: $125

  4. Self Breast Massage Dr Cayle Clinic

  5. Thyroid Health Thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped gland in front of the neck that makes hormones that control the way your body’s use of energy. The thyroid gland is regulated by the pituitary gland, which releases a hormone called TSH(thyroid stimulating hormone). This TSH stimulates the production of T4 and T3 hormones. T3 drives our metabolic functions. Pituitary glandTSHThyroid GlandT4T3

  6. Signs & Symptoms: Thyroid Imbalance Common Signs: Fatigue, sleeping more than usual Brittle hair & nails, hair loss, thinning eyebrows Unusual weight gain or difficulty loosing weight Constipation Diminished libido Difficulty tolerating cold, low body temperature Forgetful, fuzzy-minded, mood swings Muscle aches, numbness/tingling in hands.

  7. Metabolism: Thyroid & Weight Gain Reduced thyroid function  thyroid’s ability to produce or use this hormone. This results in slowed metabolism. Women are especially prone to thyroid issues /weight gain because the thyroid is linked to our neurotransmitters, reproductive hormones, and adrenal glands

  8. Common Iodine Deficiency Iodine deficiency is a huge health problem a) 96% of patients tested at David Brownstein’s, MD office (West Bloomfield, MI) show signs of moderate to severe iodine deficiency. b) World Health Organization (WHO) says 72% of the world’s population is affected by an iodine deficiency disorder. c) Our diets are lacking sufficient amounts of iodine and levels have fallen by approximately 50% over the last 30 years. d) Iodine deficiency has been linked to Goiters, Hashimoto and Grave’s disease, hypothyroidism, fibroids in the breast, uterine or ovaries, breast and prostate cancer, mental retardation, autoimmune disorders and so much more.

  9. Iodine: Powerful Detoxifying Effect Exposure to toxic substances can be the underlying cause of thyroid disorders, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, breast & prostate cancer and other health issues. • Toxic Halogen Exposure • bromides from carbonated drinks, medications, and bakery products; • fluorides from tap water, toothpaste, medications • chlorides from artificial sweeteners, swimming pools, and detergents • perchlorate from farming practices, medications and jet fuel production If you are iodine deficient, and add iodine, you detoxify all these toxins. Iodine eliminates these substances as well as mercury and other heavy metals from the body.

  10. Laboratory Testing for Iodine Levels This test is recommended before iodine intake. Once the iodine deficiency is determined, iodine supplementation can be started. Kit: Collect a 24-hour Urine Iodine Loading Test 1. First morning urine is discarded 2. Take 50mg of Iodoral R (iodine/iodide) with a glass of water 3. Collect 24-hour urine. Include the first morning sample at the end of the 24-hour collection. 4. Send the sample to the 24-hour urine for evaluation of iodine status to Hakala Labs. Research has shown that 90% excretion (45mg iodine) of a 50mg iodine loading test indicates iodine sufficient state. Below 90% =deficiency state.

  11. Iodine Dosage Guidelines Iodoral 12.5 mg (5mg iodine / 7.5 mg iodide): 1-4 tablets daily based on test results. Selenium 250 mcg every other day, to prevent thyroid storm or side effects. YOU MAY NEED TO ADD EXTRA VITAMIN SUPPORT Super B – B vitamins are particularly important during times of stress. Also vitamin B6 & B12 Reduces attack on thyroid gland by immune system--Bombay Health Journal Super C to support detoxification Possible Side Effects of Iodoral Metallic taste, increased salivation, sneezing, headache, acne, feeling overstressed, burnout, depression, eye strain, and rapid heart rate. Overall, the benefits outweigh the minimal side effects. Dosage can be adjusted, based on your thyroid test levels to eliminate side effects long term. Consult with your healthcare provider.

  12. Young Living: Glandular Support For a woman’s body to maintain health and vitality, it is critical for her to maintain a healthy endocrine system. A well-functioning body needs a strong thyroid! Thyromin 1-2 caps as directed; developed to nourish the thyroid, balance metabolism and reduce fatigue. It contains a combination of glandular nutrients, herbs, amino acids, minerals and essential oils. EndoGize – 1-4 caps as directed; Helps a woman maintain a healthy endocrine system. The endocrine system regulates several body systems by releasing hormones into the bloodstream. Once in the bloodstream, hormones travel to specific body systems such as the adrenals, pituitary, hypothalamus, thyroid and ovaries.

  13. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) The causes of PMS are not clear, but several factors may be involved. Changes in hormones during the menstrual cycle seem to be an important cause. These changing hormone levels may affect some women more than others. Nutritional behavior has an impact Chemical changes in the brain may also be involved. Stress and emotional problems, such as depression, do not seem to cause PMS, but they may make it worse.

  14. PMS Symptoms Symptoms vary from woman to woman Acne Swollen or tender breasts Feeling tired Trouble sleeping Upset stomach, bloating, constipation, or diarrhea Headache or backache Appetite changes or food cravings Joint or muscle pain Trouble with concentration or memory Tension, irritability, mood swings, or crying spells; anxiety or depression

  15. PMS Remedies Young Living EO’s: Apply neat 3-6 times / daily Clary Sage SclarEssence Dragon Time Progessence Plus Dietary Supplementation: Effect differs with each person MutiGreens Super C MasterHers Multi-vitamins Sulfurzyme Thryromin PD 80/20 Alkalime

  16. Candida: Yeast Challenges Most yeast infections are caused by a type of yeast called Candida albicans. A healthy vagina has many bacteria and a small number of yeast cells. The most common bacteria, Lactobacillus acidophilus, help keep other organisms-like the yeast-under control. When something happens to change the balance of these organisms, yeast can grow too much and cause symptoms: Taking antibiotics sometimes causes this imbalance. High estrogen levels caused by pregnancy or hormone therapy, can also cause it. Certain health problems, like diabetes or HIV infection. ---WebMD

  17. Natural Help for Candida Avoid practice of regularly douching; it destroys normal flora / healthy bacteria in the vagina. Avoid sugar - feeds fungal growth. If you develop a vaginal yeast infection, try these YL essential oils: Thieves Fresh Essence Plus: soak tampon overnight & apply 3 times / week Vaginal Yeast Infection Blend Douche: Tea tree oil- 7 drops Lemongrass -2 drops Mountain savory - 5 drops Other effective oils: Dilute 80:20 tampon, 3 times / week Lavender, Rosemary, Geranium, Melrose, Myrrh ClaraDerm Spray

  18. Menopause While the symptoms of menopause range dramatically, they all are signs of hormonal imbalance. Not surprisingly hormonal imbalance tends to peak during the peri-menopause and menopause years as your hormones fluctuate with greater extremes. Average age of menopause is 52, symptoms can start months or even several years before your period ends.

  19. Signs & Symptoms of Menopause Most common signs Hot flashes and/or night sweats Fatigue Cravings for sweets or carbohydrates Diminished sexual desire, vaginal dryness Irritability, mood swings, depression, and/or anxiety Insomnia or restless sleep Fuzzy thinking (difficulty concentrating, memory problems) Weight gain, especially around the middle Stiffness and joint issues Irregular periods ----Dr. Dixie Mills, MD, FACS- Private Practice in Boston

  20. Natural Remedies: Menopause OIL APPLICATION : apply neat to forehead, crown of head, soles of feet, lower abdomen/back 1-3 times daily. Also apply warm compress. • Clary Sage - hormone like properties to balance females • Geranium-uplifting and hormone balancing • Progessence Plus - balances progesterone levels naturally • SclarEssence – provides the sclarol to build healthy hormones • Transformation - mood harmonizing and emotional balance • Lady Sclareol – makes a lovely perfume, also hormone balancing

  21. Natural Remedies: Menopause • Supplements: • PD80/20 – Pregenolone and DHEA two substances produced naturally by the body but decline as we age. Pregneolone is the key precursor of the body’s production of estrogen, DHEA and progestin. • Femigen – Acts as a natural estrogen and helps balance the hormones and reproductive system • Estro – contains plant-derived phytoestrogens that have been researched as estrogen-replacement therapies • Cortistop - supports healthy cardiovascular and glandular system • Also refer back to the information on Thyroid, Endogize, Thyromin and iodine

  22. Food Sources: Support Menopause • Phytoestrogens. These estrogens occur naturally in certain foods. There are two main types of phytoestrogens: isoflavones and lignans. • Isoflavones are found in soybeans, chickpeas and other legumes. • Lignans occur in flaxseed, whole grains and some fruits and vegetables. ---MayoClinic

  23. Menopause Fat Blasting Smoothie 1 cup swiss chard 1 cup green tea 1/2 cup blueberries 2 brazil nuts 1 TBS ground flaxseeds Blend all ingredients with ice cubes.

  24. Urinary Bladder Control Do you experience any of the these symptoms? Frequent urination Leakage with exercise, cough, or sneezing Leakage related to feelings of urgency Difficulty emptying the bladder Pain in the lower back, abdomen, or genital area Pelvic pressure or pain after exertion or being on your feet all day

  25. Solutions for Urinary Control Kegel exercises strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, which support the uterus, bladder and bowel.-See class handout Rebounding check out McEntire Pilates’ Cardiolates Classes 248-651-5567. See handout schedule. YL’s K&B tincture- 2-3 droppers in distilled water 3-6 times daily. Strengthens and tones weak bladder, kidneys, and urinary tract. YL’s AlkaLime- 1tsp. in water 1-2 times daily

  26. Women’s Heart Health Heart disease is the #1 killer of women today. 70% of heart disease can be averted with the right health regimen. ---Dr. Walter Willett, MD Harvard School of PH Our eating plan is the most powerful drug. These 10 foods pack the most heart healthy power: --Dr Agatston; British Medical Journal Swiss chard Kale Spinach Garlic Romaine Sardines Dark chocolate Red wine Lentils Almonds Pomegranates YL’s Ningxia Red juice - 1-3 ounces daily.

  27. Importance of Vitamin D3 Lack of exposure to sunlight is the main cause if vitamin D3 deficiency. 5,000 scientific papers describe the health benefits and it’s disease prevention value Ask your healthcare provider to test your Vitamin D3 level. Most of us are deficient. The optimal range should be between 70-80ng/mL year around. ---Dr. Mercola; Dr. Sherri Tenpenny Trusted Brands: Vitamin D3 Spray 1,000 IU -6 sprays daily by Mercola Health Resources. Carlson Vitamin D3 gel capsules 1,000 IU

  28. Important of Co-Q10 How does it work?• Each cell in the body needs a source of energy to survive, so cells break down sugars, fats, and amino acids to make energy. Small enclosures within cells that make this energy are called mitochondria. CoQ10 exists naturally in our mitochondria and carries electrons involved in energy metabolism. • CoQ10 is essential in the production of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the basic energy molecule of each cell.• In the bloodstream, CoQ10 is mainly transported by lipoproteins such as LDL (low-density lipoprotein) and HDL (high-density lipoprotein). It is thought that CoQ10 is one of the first antioxidants to be depleted when LDL is subjected to oxidation. • Because of this, CoQ-10 an important nutrient that prevents the oxidation of lipoproteins, and potentially reducing the risk of arteries from forming plaques and getting damaged. In healthy individuals, it is found in high concentrations in the heart, kidneys, and liver.

  29. Benefits of Co-Q10 What can it help with? High blood pressure (Hypertension)Preliminary research suggests that CoQ-10 causes small decreases in blood pressure (primarily systolic, the top number). Low blood levels of CoQ-10 have been found in people with hypertension, although it is not clear yet if CoQ-10 "deficiency" is a cause of high blood pressure. Age-related Macular DegenerationEarly studies suggest that acetyl-L-carnitine, omega-3 fatty acids, and CoQ-10 may help age-related macular degeneration. Alzheimer's DiseaseEarly studies on this process suggest that CoQ-10 supplements may slow down, but not cure, dementia in people plagued by this disease. More studies are sure to come. Reversing muscle damage from cholesterol lowering drugsIndividuals on statin type drugs such as Lipitor and others, may want to supplement with CoQ-10 as these statins decrease blood CoQ-10 levels, by interfering with the synthesis of CoQ-10 in the body. Scientists strongly suspect CoQ-10 deficiency may partially or fully contribute to development of muscle damage in people on statin type cholesterol lowering drugs.

  30. Importance of Omega 3 Fatty Acids Research shows strong evidence that the omega 3 EPA and DHA can boost heart health and lower triglycerides. Thought to play an important role in reducing inflammation throughout the body-in the blood vessels, the joints and elsewhere Study show a correlation between the consumption of Omega 3 and reduced stiffness in the joints The evidence is preliminary, but some research suggests that omega-3s may help protect against Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Recent studies have also evaluated whether the omega-3 supplement DHA can slow the decline seen in those with Alzheimer's dementia or in age-associated memory impairment.

  31. Introducing YL’s OmegaGize Three products in one!Young Living’s newest omega-3, DHA-rich fish oil complex replaces our current Omega Blue and combines three core daily supplements into one. OmegaGize contains one of the purest omega-3 fish oils available, the heart-healthy nutrient CoQ10, replenishing vitamin D3, and other key vitamins. Leading research indicates that these powerful nutrients offer vital support for normal brain, heart, eye, and joint health. Product Benefits: 70 percent more clinically proven DHA-rich fatty acids ✓ 950 IUs of vitamin D3 for support of normal cardiovascular health ✓ Powerful, bio-identical Kaneka Q10TM CoQ10 to support normal cardio and cognitive health* ✓ Ocean (tilapia) liquid capsule specially designed for fish oil encapsulation and reduced lipid oxidation ✓ Contains 156 mg of essential oils in an improved enhancement blend for added defense

  32. Bone Health The main problem affecting the bones is osteoporosis and arthritis, which become painful as they get older. As always the best medicine is prevention; prevent bone loss from an early age will help retain health for longer. The first thing to maintain bone health is fresh, organic foods in your diet. There are a number of exercises you can do to keep bones strong and healthy.

  33. Natural Remedies for Bones Omega 3 EFA daily; YL’s OmegaGize YL’s MegaCal-healthy amounts of calcium and magnesium YL’s BLM – supports normal bone and joint health Sunshine or Vitamin D3 High quality fresh foods, especially onions and lots of vegetables and clean protein Bone is a dynamic process and needs weight bearing exercise to stay strong Need to stimulate the “osteoblast” cells to improve bone density, especially in the arms and hips. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Avoid steroids & glutensdestroy bone density Avoid Omega 6 EFA’s canola, soy, corn oilstoxins Avoid Bisfosphonates: Actinel, Boniva, Fosamax toxic to bone regeneration

  34. Power of Nutrition Food is our BEST Medicine Eat Beneficial Foods for Your Blood Type Schedule and EIS scan Personal nutrition consultation for ideal eating plan for you (Elaine Walpole, RN, BS,MS) 248-420-0111 Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate Avoid all white foods Avoid sugars, preservatives, MSG, soy, pre-packaged foods, toxins, glutens (for most people) Eat protein at every meal Never skip breakfast

  35. Reminder: Exercise Benefits Physical exercise is important for maintaining physical fitness and can contribute positively to maintaining a healthy weight, building and maintaining healthy bone density, muscle strength, and joint mobility, promoting physiological well-being, reducing surgical risks, and strengthening the immune system. Yoga, Pilates, Cardio Rebounding, Walking, Light Weights, Exercise reduces levels of cortisol, which causes many health problems, both physical and mental. Frequent and regular aerobic exercise has been shown to help prevent or treat serious and life-threatening chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, obesity, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, insomnia, and depression. Endurance exercise before meals lowers blood glucose more than the same exercise after meals. According to the World Health Organization, lack of physical activity contributes to approximately 17% of heart disease and diabetes, 12% of falls in the elderly, and 10% of breast cancer and colon cancer.

  36. Blessed Sleep Adequate sleep is key to healthy heart, mind, weight and more; affects quality of life. Strengthens our creative processes---Harvard Research Burns fat; sleep and metabolism (ghrelin) are controlled by same sectors in the brain--Dr. Rapopol Increases C-reactive protein to help fight inflammation 2010 study of women ages 50 -79 showed that more deaths occurred when you average less than 5 hours sleep a day.

  37. Natural Tips for Sleep YL’s essential oils: Valerian- manages anxiety and insomnia Peace & Calming -quiets a busy mind & tension Lavender-is relaxing and soothing Ruta Vala - counters stressed nerves and relaxes mind & body SleepEssence- Combines RutaVaLa with melatonin in capsule Diffuse favorite oils Chamomile tea Alcohol interferes with brain chemistry leads to fragmented sleep Small carbohydrate serving stimulates melatonin for sleep Dark, cool room. Light disrupts our natural melatonin levels. EMF’s disrupt sleep: remove electronics from the bedroom. Regular bed time routine helps to assure restful sleep

  38. Importance: Self Care & Pampering Are you feeling your boundaries easily penetrated? Feeling stressed too often, tired, resentful? Worried about finances / work stress? Eating too much sugar? When was the last time you scheduled “ME time?

  39. Favorite Relaxation Ideas Warm bath with favorite essential oils with candles, soft music, and a warm herbal tea Apply this wonderful mixture of YL essential oils in an after bath moisturizer: Coconut oil base 5 drops lavender oil 5 drops of tea tree oil 3 drops of rose oil Enjoy a facial with YL’s new ART Beauty Mask/Serum Schedule a new hairdo appointment Curl up with a great book and cup of tea Schedule a massage or day at a spa Make time for long walk and enjoy nature’s sounds Meditate or pray Attend a new yoga, dance, or Pilates class

  40. Magic of Laughter “He who laughs… Lasts”---Mark Twain 100 laughs a day = 10 minutes of aerobic exercise Laughter improves digestion Increase interferon  immune system Decrease cortisol hormones  stress Stabilizes blood pressure & blood sugar Laughter has so much power to heal and renew; tremendous resource for surmounting problems, enhancing relationships, supporting both physical and emotional health.

  41. Remember…. Who speaks for me, with and to me Who chooses what is right for me and mine
 To faith and prosperity
 Only God controls my destiny
 My body, my mind and soul depends
 My choices, my voices that speak for me
 Whether right or wrong I will remain strong Choosing for what I believe in -Anonymous

  42. Resources Young Living Essential Oils Desk Reference Dr David Brownstein MD, Leading Iodine Expert Book: Iodine Why You Need It, 4th Edition, $15; DVD $25 Hakala Labs: Iodine Loading Testing Kits, $70, Bromide $35; Fluoride $35 1-888-647-5616 Dr. MayoClinic - WebMD EIS Scan/Nutrition Counseling: Elaine Walpole, RN,BS,MS 248.420.0111 eHowhealth - Dr. Jonathon Cayle, Cayle Clinic; 586-991-0805 Dr.Walter Willett MD, Harvard Scholl of PH Dr. Dixie Mills MD, FACS Dr. Dan Purser, MD; 801-796-7667 Preventative Medicine Institute ThermaScan; Birmingham Michigan ; 248-593-8700

  43. Class Handouts Self Brest Massage - Cayle Clinic How To Do Kegel Exercises Mayo Clinic Menopause Fat Blasting Smoothie Recipe Slide I -Class Title Slide 2- Anonymous Poem Slide 33 -Resource List EIS Brochure Upright Health and Wellness Services McEntire Cardio Rebounding & On Balance Schedule and Prices