Health

Our lifestyle can affect our health. Many common diseases are related to lifestyle choices. LiveLiving aims to bring awareness and health and wellness education about these illnesses that can affect our physical, mental and spiritual health.

Reversing High Cholesterol Levels

Cholesterol is a steroid necessary for the maintenance of the body’s cells. Cholesterol also plays a role in the manufacture of female and male hormones.  “The fact is that cholesterol, unless it is oxidized, is a valuable nutrient that the body has to manufacture everyday in order to help build the membrane of new cells [...]

By | August 26th, 2012|Balanced Nutrition, Health, Simplicity|0 Comments

Cholesterol: What You Need to Know

Cholesterol is a type of fat that circulates in your blood. All cholesterol is not “bad.” Cholesterol is essential and is involved in maintaining cell membranes, manufacturing Vitamin D on the surface of the skin, producing hormones and possibly helping cell connections in the brain. About 70% of cholesterol is made in the liver and [...]

By | August 22nd, 2012|Health, Simplicity|0 Comments

Are you Right or Left Brain Thinker

Do you think with your left brain or your right brain? In 1981, Dr. Roger Sperry was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology for his discovery of the specialization of both cerebral hemispheres. He learned that both sides of the brain can reason and learn, but by different methods, and that one side may be dominant. He [...]

By | June 24th, 2012|Creativity, Health|0 Comments

Improve Your Breathing Improve Your Life

Want to feel better? Control stress? Reduce blood pressure? Think more clearly? Then learn how to breathe correctly! Breathing is a function that we don'’t think about it. It is automatic and it is controlled by the respiratory center of the brain. We take about 19,000 breaths per day.  Breathing allows us to exchange gases. [...]

By | April 17th, 2012|Breath, Health|0 Comments

The Physical, Mental & Spiritual Connection of Silence and Solitude

"There come times when I have nothing more to tell God.…  At such times it is wonderful to say to God, 'May I be in Thy presence, Lord? I have nothing more to say to Thee, but I do love to be in Thy presence.'" ~Ole Kristian O. Hallesby It amazes me to watch my [...]

By | December 1st, 2011|Balanced Living, Health, Silence and Solitude: Christmas|0 Comments

It Whispers

Ovarian cancer is often called the “silent” cancer because the symptoms can be vague or only a “whisper,” often going unnoticed until the disease has progressed to an advanced stage. Early detection is especially important for ovarian cancer to ensure the most effective treatment. You can help protect yourself by knowing your body and recognizing [...]

By | August 19th, 2011|Atmosphere, Health|0 Comments

Improving Mood Disorders through Functional Medicine

Did you know? Mental disorders, such as mood disorders, are the leading cause of disability in ages 15-44 There has been a 10% increase in mood disorders every decade over the last 100 years Nearly 25% of the US population will be affected at some point in their life By 2020 depression will be a [...]

By | May 1st, 2011|Health, Joy and Depression|0 Comments

The Hidden Dangers of Periodontal Disease

From as far back as the days of Hippocrates, there has been a correlation between oral disease and overall general diseases.  Over the past century, even more interest and focus has been given to this subject. Gum Disease and Its Causes: Periodontal disease is the more advanced form of gum disease; it involves the breakdown [...]

By | April 19th, 2011|Health, Joy and Depression|0 Comments