Welcome to heartbeat

Information and communication for transformation … naturally

Welcome to the natural network built on kindness for each other and respect for the place we call home.  Members share personal experiences, offer professional services, sell reliable products and lead conscious communities in our pursuit of balanced personal, social and commercial growth. Continue reading “Welcome to heartbeat”

Ground in nature

Practical, factual, informative and easy to watch.

“Over 20 peer-reviewed studies have shown that Grounding (Earthing) reduces inflammation — one of the most damaging internal biological processes that leads to chronic disease. Mother and Filmmaker Rebecca Tickell made the film to share her family’s healing grounding experience.”

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Fever is our friend

For otherwise healthy adults, your immune system works better at higher temperatures. Reducing a fever by taking paracetamol or ibuprophen or other medications to reduce symptoms can slow down recovery and lower the desired immune response the fever is designed to produce. The body’s changing temperature limits the ability of viruses and bacteria to thrive because they require a stable temperature to survive. Continue reading “Fever is our friend”

Immunity and Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a hormone designed to support the immune system by regulating its reaction to infection throughout the body. Available in sunlight, supplements are often recommended in winter when the sun’s rays are not strong enough in the northern and southern hemispheres. Vitamin D is found in oily fish, red meat, liver and egg yolks. Vegans rely on mushrooms and fortified foods to maintain good nutritional levels. Continue reading “Immunity and Vitamin D”