Pushing Back Age

Acid Levels

  • Oxygen must first jump onto its raft, the hemoglobin, in the lungs. Later, in the brain, oxygen must jump off again to enter the brain cells. A difference in acid levels makes this possible. Acid levels operate the latching......More

Air Pollution

  • Improve the quality of the air by lowering the pollution level. Check into carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, fumes from a gas stove pilot light, auto exhaust from an attached garage or nearby highway, arsenic from household pesticide, PVC from new......More

Anemia

  • Oxygen gets to the brain on a carrier system of tiny rafts called red blood cells. They were meant to be an exact shape and size to fit the most oxygen molecules onto them. Red blood Each red blood cell is shaped like a cells, top and sidedoughnut......More

Bad Digestion

  • with its excessive gas and burping is another plague of theelderly. They would rather not go to church nor visit a friend than embarrass themselves in that way. ...More

Blood Pressure

  • Increase blood pressure if it is habitually too low. Blood pressures below 110 may prevent strokes but ruin the quality of life. Low blood pressures are often due to toxins from foods. But severe salt deprivation in the diet can also cause this.......More

Breakfast

  • Old fashioned oats, with 1/4 tsp. cinnamon and 1/8 tsp.vitamin C, stirred in just before serving. Mix whipping cream with sterilized milk to make a “half n half” for the cereal. 1 tbs. honey. 1 banana. One half cup milk, one half glass water with......More

Chelation

  •   Chelation is a powerful way to quickly improve oxygenation of blood. The most important rule to observe, though, is to take the treatment slowly. Especially if ethylene diamine tetra acetate (EDTA) is being used to remove......More

Chewing

  • It all begins with the stomach although chewing food well is essential for really good digestion. Dentures should fit perfectly so the mouth does not develop sores. Using denture cream is not a good substitute for correct fit and is toxic.......More

Constipation

  • If constipation is a problem, use an herbal product rather than a drug until you have removed the cause. Cascara sagrada (half dosage) or prunes work for many people. Adding roughage to the diet is a good solution but often doesn't work. If......More

Diabetic Supplements

  • Several supplements are especially good for diabetics: • Fenugreek seeds, 3 capsules with each meal. • Fresh vegetable juice made of raw green beans and carrots (½ cup total). • Bilberry leaves. Maybe they have something in them that helps detoxify......More

Diet

  • If your aging friend or relative is in a home for the elderly, you may be able to persuade him or her to choose a diet that is wiser than the average diet people eat there. This can help a lot. Just stopping drinking the coffee, decaf, iced tea......More

Dinner

  • Choose any one. 1. Green beans with potatoes, meat dish, cabbage apple salad, water with lemon juice and honey, 1 cup hot milk. Water. Fresh green beans, especially fava beans contain a substance that is described in old herbal literature to be......More

Diuretics

  • As soon as urine is flowing better, blood pressure may drop. Keep track of this twice a day with a modern electronic finger device (not an arm cuff that itself can break blood vessels). Cut down on drug diuretics gradually, using only ¾ dose......More

Dying

  • Although it can't be avoided it can be helped. Dying alone is the most barbaric of all society's practices. It is still like death in the forest amongst chimpanzees. Unable to feed, to run, to call for help brings pain, fear, loneliness and......More

Elderly Person’s 7 Day Diabetic Diet

  • Daily supplements: 4 chromium (200 mcg. each), 1 or 2 B50 complex, vitamin C (1,000 mg. or ¼ tsp.). Take with food. ...More

Extra Diet Tips For The Elderly

  • Food should taste good. Eating is a fundamental pleasure of living. In old age there is no other pleasure that can equal enjoyment of food. It is a time when we long for the foods of our own childhood, too. Ethnic foods often had to be given up......More

Feeling Comfortable

  • If all this improvement doesn't warm up their feet or hands (feel them yourself) put extra socks on. Warming up their feet might have the effect of warming up hands, too. But if it doesn't, raise the room temperature. Being forced to feel cold is......More

Healthful Habits

  • If your loved one had his or her way, they would drive the car forever, wear the same cosmetics forever, smoke or chew tobacco forever and eat their favorite dessert forever. But if you are the caretaker, you know that some things must stop. You......More

Hearing Loss

  • The hearing deficit in an elderly person is always much greater than they or you realize. Try to understand these communications: What you (caregiver) say What the elderly person hears What they think What they respond “Look at the sunshine, isn't......More

Heart Disease

  • When the heart is enlarged, the valves don't quite close where they should, making the work harder for it and weakening it. It may be called “congestive heart failure.” Why is it enlarged? Possibly because it is so weak! Yes, it becomes a vicious......More

Heart Health

  • To improve heart health, the first steps of course would be to go off caffeine and to kill parasites and bacteria. This alone could drop the pulse from 120 to 80 in a few days. Obviously, the need for a drug is gone. Cut the drug dosage in......More

Heart/Kidney Relationship

  • A strong heart is necessary, too, to push the blood through the kidneys. Often a kidney problem is linked to the heart disorder. Kidneys are made of tubes that get finer and finer. It takes pressure, namely strength, to push the blood through......More

Incontinence

  •  plagues most elderly persons. It begins to plague women much earlier—after childbirth, for instance. Surgically shortening the bands that hold the bladder in position (called bladder “lifting”) can give temporary relief, but the surgeon may......More

Increase Minerals

  • Adding water to the diet could be the most difficult of tasks if your elderly loved one “doesn't like it.” Calcium should be in the form of milk, magnesium as a tablet. When tablets cannot be swallowed; use magnesium oxide powder (see Sources).......More

Insomnia

  • is always associated with high levels of parasites and bacteria. This leads me to believe it is their waste products, namely ammonia, that really causes insomnia. Read the section on Insomnia under Sleep Problems for more on this (page 243). A......More

Increase Oxygen

  • Brain problems include memory loss, communication deficit, dementia (calling things by inappropriate names and saying inappropriate things). The brain is simply not getting enough oxygen and food to work right. It is like having a......More

Lunch

  • It is better to have most of the day's calories in the middle of the day than at the end. Arrange for dinner at noon if possible. ...More

Niacin

  •  Open blood vessels wider by giving niacin. Give it early in the morning, upon rising, as soon as the feet are set on the floor. Keep it at the bedside, use small capsules or tablets and combine this chore with water drinking. The water......More

Not Old Yet

  • For persons merely over 40 and not ill a most important rule is: don't overdo. It's easy to injure tendons and muscles by pulling or stretching them too far. Don't try, with almighty determination to open a jar. Leave it for stronger hands. Don't......More

Other Clues

  • Digestion problems that remain after eliminating bacteria can be diagnosed in a rational way. Ask these questions: • Is the stool orangish-yellow, or very pale, instead of greenish brown? If so, bile isn't getting delivered to the small intestine......More

Poop Your Troubles Away

  • Two bowel movements a day are the minimum necessary for good health. The first one should be in the morning. The morning cup of water, drunk at the bedside has the magical ability to move the bowels. Cold water may fail. But the water effect only......More

Pulse

  • The pulse reflects the heartbeat. A slow pulse can give weird brain symptoms besides great fatigue. The cause is usually a drug that is being taken to correct a fast pulse! Check with the nurse. Read the insert included with packaging for all......More

Pushing Back Age

  • This chapter is a tribute to Jimmy, Nazy, Michele, Suzanne, Marlena and all the others who achieved excellence with daily care-taking of Mary Austin, deceased at 97. It's true that we have to die sometime. But why die before our life span is up?......More

Salt

  • Should you avoid salt? No. But a good salt rule is to either cook with it or have it on the table, but not both. Use aluminum- free sea salt, and make sure the salt is sterilized by heating five minutes at 400°F in a glass pie......More

Stomach Acid

  • The body produces hydrochloric acid (HCL) which gets pushed into the stomach from the blood! The enzyme, carbonic anhydrase, a zinc enzyme, is involved. Not many ways are known to stimulate this whole process. Drinking water before meals......More

Sugar Regulation

  • Diabetes is a common development in the elderly. If your loved one is already on a pill for beginning diabetes, take this as your challenge never to let it get worse. It is not a chronic metabolic deterioration. It is a destruction of the pancreas......More

Super Longevity

  • We should be able to live to 140 years of age. Middle age might begin at 65, old age at 90. What is the clue to long life? Surely it is keeping all your cells healthy so they can coordinate the constant tasks of nourishing themselves, removing......More

Supper

  • 1. Tuna with salad dressing or tuna salad (no pasta). Non-wheat raisin bread (from natural foods store) and butter. Milk, water. 2. Custard, cooked greens, baked potato. Rice-bread and butter. Herb tea with milk added (single herb only, not mixed......More

TIA’s, Strokes and Purpura

  • Sometimes, the elderly person is aware of the onset of a brain attack; they may see stars or peculiar shapes or lose vision temporarily. These are called temporary ischemic attacks (TIA's). Immediately give a 100 mg tablet of niacin, 1......More

Tremor Remedies

  • 1. Let us imagine that the air (dust) sample proves toxic (resonates with the saliva sample). What is it in the air that is toxic? These are the biggest suspects: • CFCs (from leaking refrigerant, check refrigerator and air conditioner by removing......More

Tremor

  •  Tremor is a symptom, not a natural part of aging. The nerves controlling the hands and arms are poisoned. The nerves originate in the brain where the poison has accumulated. What is the poison? Did it happen long ago? No! It could......More

Weakness

  • should not be taken for granted in the elderly. Especially if they themselves complain about it. It isn't normal for them. Sometimes they will describe “spells” of weakness. This is an important clue. Check the pulse immediately. Count for......More

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