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Location: Cleveland, OH
|Posted: Dec Sat 16, 2006 8:32 pm Post subject: Body Type - Pancreas Glandular
|Body Type - Pancreas Glandular
Anatomy and Physiology: The pancreas weighs in at about three ounces. It is six inches long and lies just under the bottom of the left rib cage. The pancreas is mainly associated with insulin production (the islets of Langerhan). Insulin has the following functions: increases glucose metabolism; unused glucose is stored in the cells as glycogen; works along with the growth hormones; can lead to acidosis. When blood glucose levels drop below 70 mg per 100 of blood, glycogen is secreted and, if left uncontrolled, it could deplete the liver of glycogen in a matter of hours. Most diabetics actually have a liver problem, not pancreas; if they are yellow (jaundice) in that way, that is probably the cause. The adrenals also play a large role in sugar regulation. The pancreas is the home of sweetness stimulated by color and variety.
Causes of Weakness:
The original intention of nature was never that we eat foods with the high concentration of sugar that today's foods have. The high sugar content we eat causes the pancreas to overreact and produce too much insulin. The resultant low blood sugar causes us to crave more sweets and the process repeats itself. Hypertrophy of beta cells leads to hypoglycemia, but when those beta cells burn out, diabetes can result.
Eating between meals does not allow the pancreas to rest.
High fat and protein with low carbohydrate Anything that causes blood glucose levels to rise too high.
REFINED FOODS, especially SUGARS
Indications of Pancreas Weakness:
Pain in the left side of the body
Hard Time Learning
High and low blood sugar
Increased Urination and dehydration
Inverted T-Wave on EKG
Weak or sore latisimus dorsi, triceps, sternocleidomastoid muscle
Suggestions to Strengthen:
NO refined foods
No saccharine or aspartame (NutraSweet)
High unrefined carbohydrate diet
Exercise will decrease blood sugar in diabetics; increase blood sugar in hypoglycemics
Drink plenty of pure water
Check for parasites in pancreas
Make sure the pancreas is not secondary to liver
Combination of adrenal, pituitary and reproductive
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Common Health Problems:
Weak liver, thyroid and adrenals