Turning around physical issues of aging
Physical strength, flexibility, endurance and mobility are key to feeling well and youthful. Reversing the effects of aging as they relate to our quality of life is important if we want to feel like vital human beings. Nutritional deficiencies can contribute to our feeling tired, and not having the energy to do what we want to do. Anyone who exercises knows that overdoing a workout can leave your muscles strained with a chemical imbalance residual, leaving you feeling tired. This drain on your energy is usually related to the body’s need to address chemical imbalances that occur after strenuous workouts.
As we age, these same types of muscle and nerve issues seem to plague us, but often without even having worked out or exercised. When we have nutrient depletion, our body and cells do not have the resources to repair and to regenerate the way they need to, for us to feel energetic.
Even people who believe they are eating well can still experience this increased loss of vitality, often as a result of cellular “pollution” which can be cleaned up. This occurs when your body does not have adequate enzymes to clean the blood, and is not absorbing the proteins, vitamins and other nutrients that you are taking into your body. When low HCL (Hydrocloric acid, in your stomach) and low levels of enzymes are present, there often is a malabsorption of nutrients along with poor elimination of harmful waste products from the blood. An obvious sign of this is the decline of muscle mass and often an accumulation of fat.
Aging and Cardio Vascular Health
Free radicals damage our cells as well as leave small tears on the inner surface of our blood vessels, which can result in scarring and perpetuate inflammation. The body’s ability to repair these micro-tears diminishes with age, leaving spaces that allow the build-up of arterial plaque, which can eventually lead to clogged circulation. Over time, your heart muscle has to work harder to pump the same amount of blood through congested, rigid, less flexible blood vessels. This can lead to high blood pressure and other cardiovascular problems.
Low levels of blood oxygen have been shown to contribute to physical and mental fatigue, “fuzzy” thought, poor endurance, lactic acid build up and a decreased ability to heal. To increase your blood’s ability to carry oxygen, debris in the blood needs to be cleaned up. The cleaner the blood, the more effectively it can transport oxygen to essential body parts of your body such as the heart, muscles, and the brain. Debris includes high serum protein levels, and oxidized solids such as plaque, cholesterol, uric acid and fibrin, all which decrease the blood’s ability to carry oxygen by congesting your blood and thickening blood vessel walls via inflammation.
Blood tests to identify these conditions can be done in our office via live blood cell analysis, and out of office via our comprehensive functional blood chemistry analysis.