Want to feel energized but not jittery? Want to boost your mental resilience, reduce cortisol levels, balance stress hormones, sharpen your focus and concentration, and calm down and relax? Your answer is ashwagandha. Let’s talk about what it is, how it works, and how to choose a powerful ashwagandha.
Q. Dear Terry, “My doctor recommended a statin, but my cholesterol isn’t even that bad. I would like to see if I can naturally lower my cholesterol. What vitamins or natural options are there to help?” – Valentina S., Miami, FL
Q. Dear Terry, “My husband has some dental issues and I finally convinced him to go to the dentist. He has a gum infection among other things. I want to help him find natural ways to keep his teeth healthy from now on. What should he take?” – Misty K., New York, NY
Gum disease may increase risk of respiratory failure.
Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 were more likely to experience respiratory failure if they had gum disease prior to becoming infected with coronavirus. Inflammation in the gums can allow inflammatory compounds (specifically interleukin-6) and bacteria from the mouth to spread throughout the body, including the lungs. Previous research found…
In Psalm 72, King Solomon asked God to make him well known, that his fame would spread throughout the land, that the wealth and honor of other nations would be brought to him, and that kings would bow down before him. You would think God would rebuke Solomon and tell him he was greedy and prideful, but He did exactly what he asked for. God answered that bold prayer because Solomon pledged to use his influence and wealth to lift the fallen, restore the broken, and help the hurting.
God has no problem giving you influence, honor, wealth, and even fame, as long as your dream, in some way, is connected to helping others, to making this world a better place. Whatever field you’re in—medicine, sales, construction, accounting, teaching—I dare you to pray, “God, make me famous in my field. Let me shine. Give me influence.” There’s no limit to what God will do for you if you use what He’s given you to help others.
“Father, thank You that You want me to lift the fallen, to restore the broken, and to help the hurting. I want in every way possible to advance Your kingdom and bring glory to Your Name. I ask You to give me influence and make me famous in my field. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.”
May all kings bow down to him and all nations serve him. For he will deliver the needy who cry out, the afflicted who have no one to help. (Psalm 72:11–12, NIV)
“Decision making, like coffee, needs a cooling process.” — George Washington
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Terry is happy to provide his opinion on diet and nutrition, supplements and lifestyle choices. This information is for educational purposes only. It is not meant to replace the advice of your physician and is not to be considered medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Should you have any concerns please contact your physician directly.