Marci Ballman & Sharon Kleyne Call For More Lung Education

Lungs Are Mostly Water Says Sharon Kleyne. Water Life Science® Creator Kleyne Talks Lung Health with Marci Ballman.

Marci Ballman, Ph.D. is a lung expert who works as the Montana Health Services Manager for the American Lung Association (www.lung.org) Recently, Ballman met with Sharon Kleyne, host of the nationally syndicated The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on VoiceAmerica sponsored by Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® to talk about challenges facing healthy lungs.

Kleyne, also the founder of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science® and an internationally respected researcher of new water technology, is a global educator who teaches that the lungs are 80 percent to 85 percent water. Kleyne knows that lungs that are dehydrated as a result of over-evaporation will be unhealthy lungs. Ballman, who earned her Ph.D. at the University of Montana where she studied toxicology, neuroscience, brain toxicology and the respiratory system, agreed. “The lungs offer exchange interface between our environment (the atmosphere) and the body,” said Ballman. “Oxygen is distributed throughout the body through the blood after it is sent out by the lungs to do so.”

Kleyne, who believes that the lungs, lung education and lung health should be a top priority of educators teaching at all levels, noted that Ballman was especially active as a student studying children with asthma. After graduation, Ballman joined the American Lung Association and feels privileged to be working for one of the oldest, most successful non-profit organizations dedicated to health in the United States. “Many people don’t know this,” Ballman shared, “but the American Lung Association, at the turn of the 20th century, sold Christmas Seals to support tuberculosis research.”

Ballman identified the current top lung issue in the U.S. as asthma, both in children and adults. “One-in-ten children have asthma,” Ballman said, “and that number is even higher among poor children and children living in urban areas.”

Ballman also named Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). COPD afflicts older people and used to be known by other names. Both chronic bronchitis and emphysema are considered to be COPD. There is even a condition now known as Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome, where chronic asthma sufferers eventually develop COPD. “The important thing to know about COPD,” Ballman said, “is that the lungs do not get better. Damage is permanent, so the goal is to limit the damage with medication and improve the quality of life.”

Kleyne pointed out that artificial environments created by air conditioning, forced air heating and insulated walls and windows can also negatively affect lung health and performance. Ballman agreed, adding that exposure to home product pollutants, certain kinds of mold and environmental contaminants only make respiratory illnesses worse. Too many people take their lungs for granted and should pay more attention to the conditions to which we expose them. “When you can’t breathe,” said Ballman, “nothing else matters.”

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Sharon Kleyne Teaches Dehydration & Health

Water Educator Kleyne Explains Importance of Water Supplementation. Sharon Kleyne Celebrates New Water Life Science®.

International water advocate Sharon Kleyne has a question for you. What do you think of when you think of dehydration? Do you think of something drying up—a house plant, a lawn—for lack of moisture? Do you ever associate it with a life threatening situation? Unless you are lost in a desert, you probably don’t worry a lot about dehydration, but you should. Not only can you die from dehydration; you can also become very ill.

Kleyne, host of the nationally syndicated The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on VoiceAmerica sponsored by Nature’s Tears® EyeMist®, wants you to understand that we are living in an often threatening environment. Population is growing around the planet by leaps and bounds. Droughts and other natural disasters are on the rise and pollution threatens the very air we breathe, the food we eat and the water we drink.

Kleyne believes that dehydration, the loss of water vapor by the body will eventually be proven to be a symptom of every human disease. Kleyne also believes that dehydration is becoming increasingly pervasive. From the moment you are born and leave the security of the water-filled amniotic sac of your mother, you enter into the atmosphere and the body begins to dehydrate through the process of evaporation. For the rest of your life, several times a day, you need to replace lost water and slow the rate of evaporation. You need to stay engaged with the breath of life, which is the water and oxygen in the atmosphere’s water vapor. The more you understand the importance of water and hydration and put this understanding into practice, the more you’ll prolong your life and improve your health.

Two water-related subjects critical to the understanding of dehydration are atmospheric humidity and drinking water.

Atmospheric humidity refers to the water vapor molecules floating in the air. The air’s water vapor, allows us to absorb oxygen and slows the rate of water evaporation from the body surface. Evaporation of water from skin and eyes into the air is increased by low humidity, direct sunlight, warm temperatures and wind. Perspiration with no water replacement can cause the body to quickly become dehydrated. Under certain conditions, the body is capable of absorbing a significant amount of water directly from the air. The ideal conditions are moderate temperatures and humidity. High humidity is dehydrating because the body depends on the surface evaporation of water, through perspiration, to cool itself. When humidity is high, evaporation slows and the body compensates with increased perspiration. Cold temperatures can be dehydrating because cooler air can’t hold as much humidity as warmer air.

Pollution is dehydrating, Kleyne teaches, because it causes evaporated water molecules in the air to accumulate around pollution particles into small droplets and fall back to Earth prematurely – before reaching the atmosphere’s cloud and rain-forming zone.

Diseases related to dehydration include melanoma, cholera, diarrhea, dry skin, dry eyes, glaucoma, adult acne, corneal ulcers, chronic fatigue and depression, among others. Dehydration is a symptom of nearly all diseases involving fever. Ironically, many medications used to treat disease are themselves dehydrating. Kleyne believes that chronic dehydration decreases resistance to many diseases, including the flu.

The easiest way to avoid dehydration is to drink lots of water. Kleyne recommends at least eight 8-ounce glasses per day, in addition to all other fluids, beginning with two immediately upon rising. Certain foods, mainly meats, tend to be dehydrating while high water content foods such as melon, apples and celery, are more beneficial. When pollution is intense or humidity is low, or if signs of dry skin or eyes are present, Kleyne recommends the use of a 100% pure water, Trade Secret tissue culture grade, patented micron-size mist to create an envelope of clean humid air around the body. That is the purpose of the Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science® products Natures Tears® EyeMist and Nature’s Mist® Face of the Water®.

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Do you feel that you’ve learned a lot about dehydration? Do you pay attention daily as to whether or not you are becoming dehydrated? Have you used either of the products named above? What is your verdict? We would enjoy your reactions and stories.

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Sharon Kleyne Stands By 8-to-12 Glasses Of Water A Day

Water Life Science® Creator Kleyne Says Drinking Minimum of 8 Glasses of Water a Day Is Essential to Good Health. Sharon Kleyne Encourages Daily Consumption of Fresh Pure Water.

When you were born, you left your mother’s watery womb and began a natural process of evaporation that lasts until you die. For many years Sharon Kleyne, international Water Life Science® creator and the founder of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, has taught people about dehydration and excessive evaporation. As you evaporate, Kleyne wants you to know that you must supplement your body water vapor with pure, fresh water.

It has long been the standard recommendation to drink “eight glasses of water a day”, but is this outdated today? Some health journalists say yes, it is. But water advocate Kleyne believes that drinking eight glasses of water a day is not a myth. In an age of climate change, air pollution and widespread drought, Kleyne believes that drinking a minimum of eight glasses of fresh water every day is more important than ever.

Kleyne, host of the nationally syndicated The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on VoiceAmerica sponsored by Nature’s Tears® EyeMist®, believes that any health recommendation that downplays the importance of adequate daily fresh water intake puts the public at risk. Eight glasses a day at eight ounces per glass, or 64 ounces, is the minimum amount for most adults. Some doctors recommend drinking half one’s body weight in ounces per day. By this standard, a 180-pound person should consume 90 ounces.

Kleyne applies the “half your body weight rule” only to people weighing under 128 pounds, including children (half of 128 in ounces is 64). For everyone else, she recommends a minimum of eight glasses – preferably 10 to 12 – and even more if you have a fever, just finished strenuous exercise, live in a dry or polluted area, work outdoors, take dehydrating medication (that gives you dry mouth), or experience dehydration symptoms such as dry mouth, skin or eyes, fatigue or thirst.

If you are thirsty, Kleyne insists, pay attention. Thirst is a good indicator that your body needs water. However, be aware of the fact that as we age, the thirst reflex diminishes so the absence of thirst does not necessarily mean the body does not need water.

Yet another controversy is whether coffee, tea, juice, soft drinks, or water-rich foods such as apples, watermelons and celery count towards your daily eight glasses. According to the US government, they do. According to the British government, they do not. However, the British acknowledge fruit and unsweetened juice as secondary water sources. To absorb and utilize this secondary water, Kleyne explains, the body must first turn it into pure water. Yet, by drinking fresh, pure water in the first place, water is absorbed more easily. Caffeinated, heavily sugared and alcoholic drinks should be avoided because they are dehydrating.

According to Kleyne, all humans are at least slightly dehydrated or will soon be and would benefit from additional water. Because water is essential to every organ, structure and cell in the body, including the immune system, the single most important step towards good health is to pay attention to hydration and consume a minimum of eight-to-twelve glasses of pure, fresh water a day.

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Sharon Kleyne & Expert Colleagues Teach Breathing Exercises

Daily Breathing Exercises Improve Health Says Kleyne. Kleyne Says Most People Don’t Know How To Breathe To Stay Healthy.

What does it mean to you to breathe correctly? Is there any such thing? Not many people really think about these questions. They breathe more or less unconsciously because that’s the way they have always done it. After all, breathing is natural, right? Well, yes and no. Breathing is natural, yes, but it is also a great gift from nature. Earth’s atmosphere is rich with life-giving moisture, which we need to breathe in if we want to live and have a healthy life. But all breathing is not equal.

This is what Sharon Kleyne, founder of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, wants everyone around the world to understand. As she teaches proper breathing techniques, Kleyne draws for support on the beneficial practices of Tai Chi and Qigong Grandmasters Steven Aung, M.D. and Dr. Effie Chow, Ph.D., RN, LAc(CA), DiplAc(NCCAOM). According to each of these experts, breathing correctly, in concert with these 7,000 year old traditions, can improve health, increase energy and prolong life. Each agrees that correct breathing is one of the most important things one can do to improve and sustain peak health.

Kleyne, also the host of the nationally syndicated radio program, The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on VoiceAmerica sponsored by Nature’s Tears® EyeMist®, explains that to breathe correctly, one must inhale slowly through the nose, pause for a few seconds, and exhale slowly through the mouth. This deliberate practice teaches that breathing is primarily a balancing exercise. Like the ocean surf, inhaling draws life energy in; pausing before exhaling allows your body to absorb the moisture in the oxygen; exhaling expels waste and prepares for the next breath. You should practice inhaling from the diaphragm (at the bottom of the ribs) rather than from the chest or shoulders. A good cleansing breath, according to Dr. Chow, should take about 20 seconds: 10 seconds to inhale and 10 seconds to exhale. For most people, a breath lasts only three to five seconds. Aung recommends a minimum of 20 minutes per day of deep breathing exercises.

Breathing is the body’s primary life source and the interface with the surrounding atmosphere, Aung, Chow and Kleyne agree. Water vapor is the conduit between the two. As a result, breathing and water vapor are the two most basic necessities to sustain life on Earth. Lungs could not absorb oxygen without water vapor, Kleyne notes. Eyes and skin also “breathe” by absorbing water vapor and oxygen directly from the atmosphere. Lungs, like the skin surface, urinary tract and bowels, also flush toxins and waste.

Every human activity is performed with more control and energy, less stress, and greater harmony and centeredness when correct breathing technique is applied. The greater one’s skill and mastery over their breathing, the healthier and more successful they will be. The difference can be felt from the very first correct breath. Chow adds. Tai Chi – one of thousands of forms of Qigong – is a martial arts discipline as well as a holistic body and health discipline. Its exercises improve the ability to execute certain controlled martial arts movements. Correct breathing, according to Aung, Kleyne and Chow, is slow and deep and done with the entire body, especially the diaphragm. Infants are born with the ability to breathe correctly, but this skill diminishes as the child matures.

Kleyne, Chow and Aung also agree on the benefits of drinking pure water every day. The body does not expend nearly as much energy flushing and eliminating water as it does, for example, on flushing energy or caffeine drinks. Energy-draining drinks and foods are easily identified, Kleyne notes. They are foods we know are bad for us, either because they are hard to digest or because of high sugar, fat, cholesterol, caffeine or alcohol content.

Kleyne recommends eight-to-twelve full glasses of pure water per day, in addition to all other fluid intake. Tea, non-sugared juices and water with vitamins or slight flavoring added are acceptable choices to supplement one’s daily water. Caffeine, sugar, alcohol and carbonation are dehydrating and cause the body to lose water.

The objectives of Tai Chi and Qigong, everyone agrees, are balance, control and harmony of the body, mind and spirit. Chow observed that Western medicine can perform miracles for a broken body but that traditional ancestral healing is just as important. Each individual must take responsibility for their own health before symptoms develop. Breathing properly is a huge step in the direction of a long and healthy life.

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Sharon Kleyne Says Air Conditioning Accelerates Body Water Vapor Evaporation

Kleyne Cautions Air Conditioner Users against Dry Eyes & Dry Skin. Water Advocate Kleyne Claims Artificial Environments Can Damage Health.

Summers are long and summers are hot. In developed countries, people spend billions of dollars running air conditioning systems and smaller units to cheat the heat while heat-related deaths in poorer countries soar. This fact doesn’t mean, however, that people in developed countries are always getting the best of it. Sharon Kleyne, host of the nationally syndicated The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on VoiceAmerica sponsored by Nature’s Tears® EyeMist®, wonders how many people know that air conditioning is actually a health hazard? “Air conditioning can cause the skin and the eyes to lose water content,” said Kleyne. “The loss of water content can result in physical dehydration of the skin and eyes, possibly leading to dehydration-related diseases such as dry eye.”

Forced air that circulates through an air conditioner and is cooled achieves an atmospheric imbalance. The cool air will not evaporate to allow the atmosphere to be humid. If the air is too hot, the air will over-evaporate. That’s why water often drips off air conditioners during the heat of summer. Tampering with the natural atmosphere often results in such an imbalance and makes normal breathing harder. It also results in chemical imbalances thanks to insulated windows, walls and synthetic carpeting.

When the air is too warm or too cold, as is often the case, the body will not be able to breathe the atmosphere’s water vapor. This includes the water covering the surface of the eyes and contained in the upper skin layers. The result can be dry eye and dry skin complaints. The eye’s tear film is 99 percent water and the upper skin layers are 70 percent water.
Dry eye and dry skin symptoms include dry and itching eyes, blurred vision, eye strain, fatigue, headache, watery eyes, dry skin, itchy skin and flaky or “ashy” skin.

Kleyne’s suggestions to reduce dehydration from air conditioning or winter heating are here. Crack a window – especially in the bathroom – to let fresh outside air in. Put baffles over heating and cooling vents so the wind doesn’t blow directly on anybody. Set out bowls of water and house plants. The ideal temperature and humidity for comfort and for preventing accelerated surface evaporation from the skin and eyes is 60 to 80 degrees F and 40 to 60 percent relative humidity. Kleyne also suggests that you take a cool bath or shower. Humidify eyes and skin, as needed, with pH balanced, Trade Secret tissue culture grade 100% fresh water found in Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® and/or Nature’s Mist® Face of the Waters®. The pure water is delivered to skin and eyes as a patented micron-size mist from a personal, portable hand-held humidifier.

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Liver Doc Brendan Gaughran Shares Healthy Liver Secrets

The Liver Is the Great Regulator Says Dr. Gaughran. Liver Law Enforcement Keeps Us Healthy.

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Do you know that your liver is 85% water? Brendan Gaughran, affectionately known as ‘The Liver Doc”, knows and so does Sharon Kleyne, host of the nationally syndicated The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on VoiceAmerica sponsored by Nature’s Tears® EyeMist®. Gaughran, the charismatic president of Liver Medic (www.livermedic.com), spoke with Kleyne about the importance of water and its impact on a healthy liver.

Gaughran, a molecular biologist who migrated from a genetic studies career to a new one concentrating on the liver, did so after a series of health challenges confronted his family and friends. Noting Kleyne’s groundbreaking work in water research and technology, Gaughran said “water is the basis for everything, including health.” Gaughran, who has owned three successful supplements companies, also routinely goes after contemporary health-challenging culprits such as chemicals, GMOs and pollutants in the food and water supply. “These toxins cause cancer, fatty liver, obesity and diabetes, among other serious ailments,” he said.

The liver is the first responder against unhealthy body invasions and it carries out its work in two stages. In the first stage—subtraction—the liver examines the foreign body to determine its identity and toxicity. In the second stage—detoxification—the liver, the body’s special forces, goes on the attack and breaks these down. The liver’s success in defeating and eliminating the invading toxins depends, in large part, on two things: antioxidants in the body, and the presence of lots of clean water. “Unfortunately,” Gaughran said, “some of today’s powerful toxins can change a body’s DNA and hormones. When that happens, the liver must work extra-hard to destroy those toxins.” Gaughran explained that this is where the liver’s renal connection to the kidneys is especially important. “Without lots of clean water,” he said, the kidneys will be compromised and fail to work to peak efficiency.” It is so important to protect the close, collaborative relationship between one’s liver and kidneys.

Sharon Kleyne, the founder of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, agrees with Gaughran and touts the importance of education about water and liver function. “Everyone should consider the fact that water research needs to be revived to avert even bigger global disasters. Remember,” said Kleyne, “that our organs are mostly water. Our eyes are 99% water; the brain is 80-85% water; blood is 50% water; bones are 20% water. The liver itself is 80-85% water.” For more than thirty years, Kleyne has researched water and focused on understanding the evaporation of the human body’s loss of water vapor. “We must supplement the body’s water vapor every day,” said Kleyne, “in order to achieve optimal health.” Kleyne and Gaughran agree that earth faces an epic water crisis that is often ignored by government leaders and citizens in general. Gaughran and Kleyne urge the United Nations to become more proactive, creating new programs and new technology, making water the centerpiece of research and education.

“The liver’s main function is getting rid of toxins,” Gaughran said, repeating the message he shares as a public speaker with audiences around the world. “The liver is the body’s regulator. One must drink clean water for the liver to operate at its highest level, and always drink enough of it.”

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Cold Or Hot? What Water Should You Drink?

Sharon Kleyne Asks Does Cold Water Help You Lose Weight? Water Advocate Sharon Kleyne Examines Theories About Drinking Water.

International water educator Sharon Kleyne has urged people for more than two decades to drink eight to ten glasses of water a day as part of her lead-in to her syndicated radio program The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on VoiceAmerica sponsored by Nature’s Tears® EyeMist®. “I also tell people to drink those glasses all the way down and not sip from them,” Kleyne says, “because that’s how your body absorbs the most water.” And that’s the point. We are constantly losing body water vapor via the process of evaporation. To maintain excellent health, we need to supplement our bodies by drinking water every day. But what kind of water should we be drinking? What temperature is best?

Victoria’s Secret model Lindsay Ellingson begins each day with a glass of warm water. Why? Because an Ayruveda specialist taught her that the body has an easier time absorbing warm water, which is close to its natural temperature. Ellingson also believes that warm water soothes the stomach. Ellingson is far from alone in these beliefs. It’s true that warm water breaks down food faster and usually results in a better bowel movement. Warm water can also purify your blood, increasing your body’s natural detoxification processes taking place in the skin, lymphatic system and kidneys. An added bonus, reported by many believers, is that drinking warm water will curb sugar cravings.

However, others believe just as strongly that cold water—even ice water—is preferable to and healthier than warm water. Ice water fans are quick to point out that a major benefit is weight loss. The body’s metabolism, they say, is triggered to work more strenuously when cold water is ingested. Think of it this way. If you jump into a cold shower, your metabolism can spike as much as 550 percent. That’s a lot! Advocates insist that the cold water makes your skin and hair glow and boosts your immune system.

Then there is the ice cream argument. Neuroscientists have proved that ice cream makes you happy by stimulating the orbitofrontal cortex, the ‘enjoy me’ track of the brain. If ice cream has this effect, scientists reason, then it’s likely that cold or ice water does, too. In addition, cold water will reduce the blood flow to your muscles and send them new, less lactic acid-filled blood. The benefit to you will be fewer aches and pains. Finally, cold water stimulates hormones and testosterone (despite the myth of taking a cold shower ‘to cool down’).

Kleyne sees both sides and cautions that everyone is different. “No two eyes alike, no two anything alike,” says Kleyne. “Everybody’s metabolism reacts differently to the evaporation process. The important thing,” she adds, “is to drink water—eight to ten glasses every day.”

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