Dec 25, 2011

Posted by Sonia Morrison in Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Happy Holidays: 10 Tips to Keep Caregivers Healthy!

Wash your hands, mouth and face regularly.

Get plenty of sleep or rest.

CalMag (calcium and magnesium) taken right before you lay down helps your muscles relax.

Vitamin B1 (300-500 mg) can help your brain relax

Organic ginger sliced and added to peppermint tea will help your liver detoxify and warm your body.

Organic ginger sliced and added to chicken broth with onion, chicken and lots of spinach is delicious.

Garlic and ginger are both great natural antibiotic and antiviral substances

You can get garlic in capsules or for the brave you can eat 2-3 cloves.

Sea salt dissolved in warm water is a great help. You can dip your fingers in it and then breathe in the solution through your nose; this will kill bugs on contact. Gargling it is very helpful for sore throats and helps kill ingested pathogens .

Sugar, white flour and caffeine should all be avoided, because these substances feed the little buggers and allow them to thrive.

Don’t forget to order your copy of The Heart of Caregiving, A Guide to Joyful Caring, for more help tips on self-care and caregiving.

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