Your sleep disorder or fatigue may be resulting from exposure to infrasound vibration

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Are you experiencing headaches or upset stomach, or feeling tired but can't sleep well without any clear reason why? Have you ever thought of the possibility that the fatigue or sleep disorder you are experiencing may be a result of infrasound vibration that you are not aware of?  What is infrasound? A healthy, young human is capable of hearing sounds ranging from 20 to 20,000 Hz. This range is called the hearing range.On the other hand, infrasound vibration, or ultra low frequency sounds ...
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Can You Put Your Detergent Or Fabric Softener In Your Mouth? My Journey On Recovering From MCS

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Can you put your detergent or fabric softener that you're using into your mouth? Or even swallow it? In other words, are they safe enough for them to enter into your body? Are the personal care products that you're using scented or fragranced? Food and liquid are not the only things that goes into your mouth, to be taken into your body for ingestion. Air and particles floating in it are also go inside your body through breathing. Furthermore, they can make their way ...
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Tips on How To Avoid Exposure to Scents During Flights

by Noriko Hasegawa Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
  Have you ever been surrounded by passengers wearing strong fragrances, or smelling like detergents and fabric softners, which made you dizzy, nauseated or pant while on board aircrafts? Once the door closes after boarding, aircrafts virtually become sealed flying vehicles, and you are bound to inhale whatever available air there is inside, no matter what the quality.  Secondhand smoking used to be allowed on board aircrafts, which seems like a joke today. However, wearing strong perfumes and using long-lasting scented products such as ...
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Scented Products May Be Harming Your Dog or Cat

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Pets
Does your dog or cat have runny noses?  Do they have mucus in their eyes? Are they experiencing breathing difficulties, upset stomach or loss of appetite? Or perhaps, you may be experiencing any one of the following: Sneezing and coughing have a headache  feel dizzy have chest pain and breathing difficulties dull and fatigued If so, you may want to inventory-take your household cleaning and personal care products in the house. There is a chance that scented products such as deodrants, anti-bacterials, fabric softerners, detergents, air fresheners, aroma diffusers and ...
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Fragrance Sensitivity: What You Can Do To Alleviate Your Conditions

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Imagine you are on a train, and every time when the train stops at a station and new passengers come on board, you get dizzy, nauseated and experience breathing difficulties. You are forced to find and move to a scent-free spot, only to repeat the same process over and over again at every station, as if you are playing musical chair out of necessity. Fragrance sensitivity is something that millions of people around the world live with every day. It is ...
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Foods to Watch Out When In Japan

by Noriko Hasegawa Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Food and Drink
Whether food is safe or not can be difficult to tell just by the looks and smell of it. They can look and smell good and authentic, but that does not mean that they are safe.  But if you are used to eating organic and quality food, you may likely be able to tell whether what you put in your mouth contains additives or unnatural stuff in them. The Olympic Games will be held in Tokyo next year, and the number of foreigners ...
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My Journey on Recovering from Sensitivity to Chemicals 8

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
For someone like me with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, trying to live a normal life of minimum QOL appears like something that is never going to happen.  However, I am trying hard to focus my attention on progress, or any small changes for the better, rather than the 99% of the usual Multiple Chemical Sensitivity related symptoms, inconveniencies and challenges. Last two Thursdays were deterimental; I had to work with people clad with deodrants and disinfectants. Result: canker sores, inflammations, skin irritation, eye ...
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Practicing the 7 Generation Principle Around the Globe Will Improve Lives of Those With Environmental Diseases

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Reference and Education
“In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.” This is an ancient Iroquois philosophy which is the basis for the oldest living participatory democracy on Earth. “In all of your deliberations in the Confederate Council, in your efforts at law making, in all your official acts, self interest shall be cast into oblivion. Cast not over your shoulder behind you the warnings of the nephews and nieces should they chide you for any ...
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Do You Feel Like Your Life Is Being Ruined By Multiple Chemical Sensitivities or Other Chronic Diseases?

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Do you feel like your life is being ruined by Multiple Chemical Sensitivity or other chronic diseases? Do you feel like you are being run down by some chronic physical or mental condition beyond your control? Are you giving up doing what you love to do or going to places you love because of lingering physical or mental conditions? Well, you are not alone.  The results from a study to assess the prevalence of multiple chemical sensitivities, it’s concurrence with asthma and fragrance sensitivity ...
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Rome Was Not Built In A Day. Likewise, MCS Cannot Be Conquered Overnight

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Rome was not built in a day. Likewise, MCS cannot be conquered overnight. And yet, I have jumped the gun and was being over-optimistic; I dared to take on interpretation assignments for four days in a row, something that I hadn’t done in more than a year. Thanks to Dr. Joe Dispenza’s guided meditation, I have been feeling more resilient to disruptive smells in the environment of late, and I thought I can pull it off. Furthermore, I had completely forgotten about how ...
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Feeling Hopeless on This Planet Living With MCS - My Journey on Recovering From Sensitivity to Chemicals

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Constant Seesawing   Living a life with multiple chemical sensitivity is like riding an unsaddled stallion, unpredictable, rough and tough; you never know when you’d be hit and thrown off. It is onerous, to say the least. Whether I can function and secure a minimum level of QOL at any give time, seems to always depend on surrounding circumstances. I would feel pretty healthy and active in the absence of chemicals like cigarette, detergent or fabric softener smells. I become positive and energetic, ...
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Four Steps Forward, Five Steps Backward - My Journey on Recovering From Sensitivity to Chemicals

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Trying to overcome a chronic disease like MCS in my case, is not a sprint but a marathon. It requires preserverance and patience. You have to keep on working at it, although you don’t see any improvements overnight, getting worse even or going in circles often times. I thought I was forging ahead robustly until yesterday, when I woke up in the morning, only to find my voice being screwed up. The formaldehyde fuming from the furniture and fixtures in my hotel room ...
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Another Step Forward in My Journey on Recovering From Chemical Sensitivity

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Dealing with multiple chemical sensitivity is a constant battle, a tug of war between survival mode and occasional recesses. Unlike secondhand smoke, something that is officially banned indoors at least in most developed countries, scents and smells are included in majority of health care and cleaning and laundry products. So they are literally ubiquitous:  offices classrooms  gym dance studios theaters museums restaurants cafeterias cafes (even Starbucks) hotels trains & buses airplanes taxis airport lounges rest rooms grocery stores laundry mats just about anywhere congregated or occupied by people. However, there’s no way to avoid them in today’s societies. For people with food ...
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Milestone event ~ My Journey on Recovering From Sensitivity to Chemicals

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Hi. Despite the heat wave and the accompanying physical challenges, I have made a big step forward. I am noticing that I am reacting less to chemicals in the environment! It has been happening on a daily basis, but yesterday was big, so I decided to shoot a video instead of blogging. https://youtu.be/0Okc7Ok6yTk It's been almost three weeks since I started doing Dr. Joe’s guided meditation. And I am noticing every day, that I am not overanalyzing and scanning the environment as much as I used ...
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My Journey on Recovering from Sensitivity to Chemicals 3

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Water is Receptive & Telling  As you may know, water is the most receptive of four elements: earth, water, air and fire. In particular, water has a special property of responding to non-physical events. When water is exposed to something positive or beautiful, it responds by forming a corresponding crystal when frozen; a crystal that is beautiful or harmonious. On the other hand, when water is in contact with some negative, intangible stimuli like pessimistic thoughts, it forms a disturbing crystal that matches the ...
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My Journey on Recovering from Sensitivity to Chemicals 2

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Hi. What things are going well for you today? Are you thinking about something that makes you happy, or the things that make you feel gloomy? Are you focusing on the sunny side of the coin, or the dark side? As you may have heard, whatever you focus on consistently will become more powerful.  I experienced something that supports this saying, which I would like to share with you in this blog. Morning Meditation I have been meditating every morning, listening to and following Dr. Dispenza's "Understanding ...
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Massage Your Ankle Bone for Deep Sleep

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
What is An Ankle Bone? Are you having difficulties falling asleep at night?  It may be because your your talus bone, or ankle bone is distorted. Talas bone, or ankle bone is heart-shaped bone, located at the center of your ankle. This bone act as an interface between your foot and your leg. It’s a crucial part of the body for human movements such as standing or walking.  Side Effects of Misaligned Ankle Bone And if your ankle bone is out of alignment or distorted, you ...
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My Journey on Recovering from Sensitivity to Chemicals

by Noriko Hasegawa Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Hi. Thank you for stopping by. If you are here, I assume you have some physical or mental condition disrupting your life at the moment? And perhaps you may be looking for a cure that is like a needle in a haystack? If that is the case, I can imagine how challenging it is to be in your shoes, because I have been there myself. In this blog, let me share with you my experiences in: Being challenged with a long-standing physical condition with ...
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