The NAtural Way with Mary-Ann Shearer

The Natural Way Interviews: Pamela

This remarkable story about how many problems are truly related to diet and lifestyle. Pamela suffered with several different autoimmune disorders with no help from several expensive medications.     Sign up now for the 100 Days to Health program! You get 100 daily emails full of natural health information, health tips, and healthy recipes to […]

Health A-Z Archives

Health A-Z Archives: Gluten Intolerance & Celiac Disease

Celiac disease, an autoimmune disease of the gut, may be more common than previously thought, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine June 19, 2003. Celiac disease is a classic example of food sensitivity. It is caused by an immune response to gluten (the protein portion), found in WHEAT, OATS, RYE […]

Health A-Z Archives

Health A-Z Archives: Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia consists of a complex array of symptoms that include widespread muscle and joint pain along with overwhelming fatigue. And none of it goes away, no matter how much rest you get. Fibromyalgia affects up to 4% of the population — mostly women. And there is still no known cause or recognized treatment that works for […]

Human Intestines

Bloating, Flatulence, IBS, Spastic Colon

By Mary-Ann Shearer Bloating, gas, flatulence and spastic colon are basically all the same thing; excess gas trapped in some part of the digestive tract, usually the small or large intestine resulting in distension, discomfort and sometimes even pain. This can be caused by: Eating too fast; especially foods high in concentrated carbohydrates. Chewing well […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Mary-Ann Shearer Rheumatoid Arthritis and inflammatory conditions Basically, from a Natural Health perspective (which now also seems to be the general consensus among many dietary researchers), all degenerative disease is as a result of incorrect lifestyle and diet. And most disease relates to endocrine (hormonal) function. This is definitely the case with these conditions. Arthritis is […]