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Sing This for Better Digestion—No Joke

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If you have the blues and a sluggish digestive system, it’s time to sing. According to sound therapist and energy healer Jovita Wallace, sound vibrations go straight to what’s out of balance in our systems and help relieve the discomfort. Here’s healing help from specific vocal sounds…

To help banish the blues, sing the short “a” sound, as in “ahh,” for two to three minutes. It forces oxygen into the blood, which signals the brain to release mood-lifting endorphins.

To boost alertness, make the long “e” sound, as in “emit.” It stimulates the pineal gland, which controls the body’s biological clock.

To speed up digestion, sing the short “e” sound, as in “echo,” which stimulates the thyroid gland. This se­cretes hormones that control the speed at which digestion and other bodily processes occur.

To help regulate blood sugar, make the long “o” sound as in “ocean.” This stimulates the pancreas.

To strengthen immunity, sing the double “o” sound, as in “tool.” This activates the spleen, which regulates the production of infection-fighting white blood cells.

Sing while stuck in traffic, in the shower, in your church choir, while waiting for the delivery guy…whenever or wherever you won’t disturb anyone (because unfortunately we all don’t sound like Pavarotti).

More natural ways to boost your mood…

• Eat Your Way to a Better Mood

• Light Therapy: Not Just for Wintertime Blues

• The Real Secret to Curing Depression

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Source: Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen are health investigators based in New York City who have spent decades collecting “cures from the cupboard.” They are authors of Bottom Line’s Treasury of Home Remedies & Natural Cures and Bottom Line’s Household Magic and of the free e-letter Household Magic Daily Tips. Date: February 15, 2016 Publication: Bottom Line's Household Magic
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