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ALL ABOUT EARTHING OR GROUNDING

The Science of Grounding

Excerpt from Down to Earth Documentary

Grounding, or Earthing is simply the act of connecting electrically with our Earth.

There are numerous health benefits to this; experienced by premature babies to the elderly, from top athletes to the chronically sick.

 

Furthermore, health benefits have been demonstrated by a growing body of scientific research as well as the testimonials of users and medical professionals who have documented incredible results using very simple and inexpensive methods.

Over the last couple hundred years, we have become less physically connected to the Earth - caused mainly by the use of insulating materials used in clothing and in our environment coupled with changes in lifestyle and habits where we simply don't touch the Earth with our bare skin.

This is made far worse by our increasing exposure to a wide spectrum of electromagnetic radiation - from wifi, bluetooth, mobiles phones, phone masts, radio and TV and all our electrical devices in our homes, workplace and schools for example.

The Earth is a reservoir of negatively charged free electrons. If we have regular contact with the Earth, we naturally balance the positive charge created by normal body processes. The effects can be seen clearly in the way our blood clumps together in this state.

 

Some scientists say Grounding and Earthing is the latest breakthrough in helping reduce so-called chronic lifestyle inflammatory conditions such as Alzheimers, Arthritis, Asthma and Heart Disease to name only a few.

 

We are electrical beings and we are connected to the Earth, each other and beyond in ways we are only just beginning to appreciate. We suggest that Grounding or Earthing can help us tap into the innate intelligence of our own hearts and into the field of intelligence which is our birthright to access.

To ground, you need to connect to the Earth. You can do this by walking outside and placing your bare hands, feet or any part of your body in contact with the earth, grass, sand or in mineral rich lake water or the sea. Alternatively you can use grounding devices when indoors. We use and have available for sale Groundology products which utilise our electrical circuit to ground us when we sleep, rest, play, work or workout!

Most people feel the effects immediately from being grounded and reports include better sleep, lighter moods, less stress. Some say their pain disappears. Since Groundology products are not CE marked as medical devices currently, we are not permitted to make medical claims in relation to the effects of grounding.

 

Below there are videos and links to scientific papers where you can learn more about grounding and earthing.

Earthing (Grounding) works very well alongside HeartMath methods and technology!

Trimming Laminitic & Chronic Founder Horses #1 with Beccy Smith BSc DAEP Holistic Equine Podiatrist
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Holistic Reflections CIC

Trimming Laminitic & Chronic Founder Horses #1 with Beccy Smith BSc DAEP Holistic Equine Podiatrist

Meet Finch! He is a 9 year old Dartmoor Hill Pony gelding around 11 hands high. He had a tough start in life and came into Gills care as a frightened and un-well 3 year old and learned to slowly trust humans. Finch is from a different environment to the typical domestic horse and despite great care, he succumbed to laminitis in 2018 and again in February 2019. This I believe developed into mechanical laminitis and when we first visited in May 2019, Gills vet was extremely concerned and recommend he be euthanized. Thankfully, together we worked out a treatment plan and he is free from laminitis! Gill has learned how to provide the best environment for Finch and his fellow Dartmoor Hill Pony friends and he continues to become healthier and sounder - I believe one day soon he will have healthier hooves than most horses in domestication! Trimming is both science and art and in this video I wanted to show that effective teamwork between owner, vet and hoof carer is essential to recovery. Gill and I also wanted to provide hope and inspiration to those seeking to support horses with laminitis. We wish to thank vet Rick Browne from Browne and McKinney in Broughton, Cumbria for his support and faith! It is ALWAYS better to prevent laminitis (and any disease) wherever possible. For compassionate and experienced hoof care and support for your horse, contact us today for a free 30 minute telephone consultation with Beccy Smith BSc EBW DAEP who has been promoting well-being and resilience in horses professionally for over 23 years. Holistic Reflections CIC - a non-profit organisation promoting compassionate equestrianism, well-being and resilience in horses and people. www.holisticreflections.co.uk info@holisticreflections.co.uk Tel: 07766 772245
Signs of inflammation that could indicate the onset of Laminitis
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Holistic Reflections CIC

Signs of inflammation that could indicate the onset of Laminitis

Prevention is better than cure, and this is especially true for laminitis (meaning inflammation of the laminae) and which can result in premature death or prolonged lameness and pain. It is one of the most common complaints of lameness in the UK now and is said to be at epidemic proportions. Laminitis often presents long after early indicators are first present. In this video, we share with you signs of inflammation in "Nelly"; a pony which is immuno-compromised after living in a toxic environment for most of his life. He is 20 years old now and like his herd members (who shared his previous environment), he is prone to systemic inflammation which, if unresolved; can lead to laminitis and founder. We hope that be documenting and sharing our experiences, both with our own herd and clients we support; we are able to help other professionals, owners and carers recognise signs of inflammation and dis-ease and become more proactive in preventing disease, lameness and loss of performance in horses. We believe many horses are now showing sign of a loss of homeostasis (balance) and the myriad of diseases and conditions experienced by horses in domestication warrant closer investigation as the the root cause. This will help us all create healthier environments for horses where we see fewer issues and greater well-being, longevity and resilience! For compassionate and experienced whole horse and hoof care, contact us today for a free 30 minute telephone consultation with Beccy Smith BSc EBW ADAEP (MIAEP) who has been promoting well-being and resilience in horses professionally for over 23 years. Beccy is an Advanced Applied Equine Podiatrist and considers herself an independent Holistic Equine Podiatrist and Consultant. Beccy is also the founder and CEO of Holistic Reflections CIC​ - a non-profit organisation promoting compassionate equestrianism, well-being and resilience in horses and people. She manages a support group on Facebook called Holistic Equine Support Group​ too. www.holisticreflections.co.uk | www.holisticequine.co.uk info@holisticreflections.co.uk Tel: 07766 772245
Checking for early indicators of laminitis before lameness occurs
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Holistic Reflections CIC

Checking for early indicators of laminitis before lameness occurs

True laminitis (inflammation in the lamellae) often presents after early indicators are first present. Prevention, they say, is better than cure, and this is especially true for laminitis and which can result in premature death or prolonged lameness and pain. It is one of the most common complaints of lameness in the UK now and is said to be at epidemic proportions. Recognition and timely (and appropriate) intervention is critical in managing laminitis prone or sensitive horses and by sharing Suns story, I hope to raise awareness of this. I believe many horses are now showing sign of a loss of homeostasis (balance) and the myriad of diseases and conditions experienced by horses in domestication warrant closer investigation as to the root cause. This will help us all create healthier environments for horses where we see fewer issues and greater well-being, longevity and resilience! In this video, I introduce “Sun”, a 19 year old TB mare who was adopted as a stressed out 3 year old racehorse. Sun is extremely sensitive to changes in her environment and has spent half her life off grass pasture. She is prone to episodes of systemic inflammation which can lead to laminitis. X-rays as a 5 year old show pedal osteitis and later; caudally rotated pedal bones in both hinds. I talks about Sun’s background and share with you my thoughts on early onset laminitis and demonstrate how I palpate the tissues above the hoof and look for signs of laminitis. In this instance, I believe Sun has developed stress laminitis I feel due to a small injury. We sometime don’t know what triggers it as all else seems the same to us. The inflammation resolved within a few days and she was never more than 0.5/5 lame. Raised pluses were only found in the hinds as these are the most compromised hooves and are therefore less resilient. Sun isn’t shod as this wouldn’t help her recover and develop more resilient hooves. Being barefoot actually helps us notice small changes and loss of soundness and we can be more proactive and respond appropriately before more significant changes occur. This may not suit all horses and the choice to support with shoes is largely determined by the environment and care the horse is exposed to. I am constantly learning about what helps Sun and what does not. Her system I feel was compromised when in race training and she came to us emotionally, mentally, and physically exhausted. She then lived close to intensive agricultural activity and I believe the chemicals have severely compromised her. I do not know if Suns metabolism can permanently heal and her resilience improve but while Sun shows her incredible zest for life, I will keep trying to help her heal and support her through times like this until we figure it out! I hope that be documenting and sharing our experiences, both with our own herd and clients we support; we are able to help other professionals, owners and carers recognise signs of inflammation and dis-ease and become more proactive in preventing disease, lameness and loss of performance in horses. Thank you for watching and reading. Please ask questions, share, and if you like; support our non-profit organisation which cares for Sun and 4 other sensitive horses. The Yewcroft herd help deliver our aims and solutions (Healing With Horses) – you can learn more about our 2 and 4 legged team here: https://www.holisticreflections.co.uk/meet-the-team For compassionate and experienced whole horse and hoof care, contact me today for a free 30 minute telephone consultation. I have been promoting well-being and resilience in horses professionally for over 23 years. I am an Advanced Applied Equine Podiatrist and considers myself an independent Holistic Equine Podiatrist and Consultant. I am also the founder and CEO of Holistic Reflections CIC - a non-profit organisation promoting compassionate equestrianism, well-being and resilience in horses and people. I help manage a support group on Facebook called Holistic Equine Support Group too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2110167865708820/ Beccy Smith BSc ADAEP (MIAEP) EBW Founder and CEO of Holistic Reflections CIC (Community Interest Company) www.holisticreflections.co.uk | www.holisticequine.co.uk info@holisticreflections.co.uk Tel: 07766 772245
The frog spine or stay in the horses hoof  - what it is and why we should care about it!
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Holistic Reflections CIC

The frog spine or stay in the horses hoof - what it is and why we should care about it!

The frog spine (or stay as it is sometimes called) is a part of the horse’s frog in the hoof. Most horse owners don’t even know it exists, yet many people have heard about deep central sulcus infection in the frog – which is actually a component of the frog spine! In this video I wish to raise awareness of this funny little structure – what it is, why we should care about it, how to assess it and what it can tell us about a horse’s resilience and ability to withstand disease, lameness and injury! If you would like to learn more about caring for your horses hooves from a whole horse hoof perspective and boost your horses well-being and resilience, sign up to our 1 day course in Cumbria OR contact us to host a course in your area in return for a free place!: https://www.holisticreflections.co.uk/event-info/pro-active-whole-horse-hoof-care-1-day-intensive-course I hope that be documenting and sharing our experiences, both with our own herd and clients we support; we are able to help other professionals, owners and carers recognise signs of loss of health and dis-ease and become more proactive in preventing disease, lameness and loss of performance in horses. Thank you for watching and reading. Please ask questions, share, and if you like; support our non-profit organisation which cares for Sun and 4 other sensitive horses. The Yewcroft herd help deliver our aims and solutions (Healing With Horses) – you can learn more about our 2 and 4 legged team here: https://www.holisticreflections.co.uk/meet-the-team For compassionate and experienced whole horse and hoof care, contact me today for a free 30 minute telephone consultation. I have been promoting well-being and resilience in horses professionally for over 23 years. I am an Advanced Applied Equine Podiatrist and considers myself an independent Holistic Equine Podiatrist and Consultant. I am also the founder and CEO of Holistic Reflections CIC - a non-profit organisation promoting compassionate equestrianism, well-being and resilience in horses and people. I help manage a support group on Facebook called Holistic Equine Support Group too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2110167865708820/ Beccy Smith BSc ADAEP (MIAEP) EBW Founder and CEO of Holistic Reflections CIC (Community Interest Company) www.holisticreflections.co.uk | www.holisticequine.co.uk info@holisticreflections.co.uk Tel: 07766 772245
Documenting for PRO active whole horse and hoof health
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Holistic Reflections CIC

Documenting for PRO active whole horse and hoof health

Documenting can literally save the life of a horse. If we as horse owners, carers and professionals are aware of document-able changes which indicate a loss of health sooner, we can be more proactive in seeking solutions and providing a healing environment for horses. In this video I wish to raise awareness of the importance of documenting; the value of this, what it is, why we should all do it and how to do it (with a focus on hooves)! I hope that be documenting and sharing our experiences, both with our own herd and clients we support; we are able to help other professionals, owners and carers recognise signs of loss of health and dis-ease and become more proactive in preventing disease, lameness and loss of performance in horses. If you would like to learn more about caring for your horses hooves from a whole horse hoof perspective and boost your horses well-being and resilience, sign up to our 1 day course in Cumbria OR contact us to host a course in your area in return for a free place!: https://www.holisticreflections.co.uk/event-info/pro-active-whole-horse-hoof-care-1-day-intensive-course Thank you for watching and reading. Please ask questions, share, and if you like; support our non-profit organisation which cares for Sun and 4 other sensitive horses. The Yewcroft herd help deliver our aims and solutions (Healing With Horses) – you can learn more about our 2 and 4 legged team here: https://www.holisticreflections.co.uk/meet-the-team For compassionate and experienced whole horse and hoof care, contact me today for a free 30 minute telephone consultation. I have been promoting well-being and resilience in horses professionally for over 23 years. I am an Advanced Applied Equine Podiatrist and considers myself an independent Holistic Equine Podiatrist and Consultant. I am also the founder and CEO of Holistic Reflections CIC - a non-profit organisation promoting compassionate equestrianism, well-being and resilience in horses and people. I help manage a support group on Facebook called Holistic Equine Support Group too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2110167865708820/ Beccy Smith BSc ADAEP (MIAEP) EBW Founder and CEO of Holistic Reflections CIC (Community Interest Company) www.holisticreflections.co.uk | www.holisticequine.co.uk info@holisticreflections.co.uk Tel: 07766 772245
Grounding - The Grounded Documentary Film about "Earthing"
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The Earthing Movie: The Remarkable Science of Grounding (full documentary)
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Earthing

The Earthing Movie: The Remarkable Science of Grounding (full documentary)

Share where you're viewing the film from, how grounding (earthing) has helped you, and/or any questions in the comments below. Learn more at https://earthing.com. Connect with us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/earthing.com and Instagram: https://instagram.com/earthing. (use the hashtag #earthingmovie) You can also Watch the Earthing Movie on... Amazon Prime Video: http://bit.ly/earthingmovie Vimeo: https://bit.ly/EarthingMovieVimeo "The Earthing Movie: The Remarkable Science of Grounding" is directed by Sundance Award-Winning filmmakers Josh and Rebecca Tickell (The Big Fix, FUEL, etc). This is a feature-length documentary based on their viral short film entitled 'Down To Earth,' that reveals the scientific phenomenon of how we can heal our bodies by doing the simplest thing that a person can do…standing barefoot on the earth. The winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at Dances With Films Festival, the film shares the Tickell family's journey with the healing power of grounding, aka earthing, and the people they met and learned from along the way; featuring grounding pioneer Clint Ober, author Deepak Chopra M.D., actress/activist Amy Smart, author/activist Mariel Hemingway, cardiologist Dr. Stephen Sinatra, renowned healer Dr Joseph Mercola, engineer and physicist Gaetan Chevalier, PhD. and many others. Over 20 peer-reviewed studies have shown that Grounding (Earthing) reduces inflammation...one of the most damaging internal biological processes that leads to chronic disease. So get out there and put your feet on the ground, and/or increase your grounding time indoors with grounding products. Your body and mind will thank you! Read up on all the studies and research at https://earthinginstitute.net Watch this Q&A with Mother and Filmmaker Rebecca Tickell as she shares her family's healing grounding experience, which ultimately led to the film being made: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1127814074063941 Join the movement: https://earthing.com Stay connected with us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/earthing and Facebook: https://facebook.com/earthing.com For more information on utilizing safe products to ground yourself indoors go to: https://earthing.com To learn more about the science, research, and health benefits of grounding, go to: https://earthinginstitute.net/research ---- Official links: https://earthing.com https://facebook.com/earthing.com https://instagram.com/earthing http://bit.ly/earthingmovie https://bit.ly/EarthingMovieYouTube --- Produced by Big Picture Ranch: https://bigpictureranch.com
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Published Articles on Grounding (Earthing)

CHANGES IN PULSE & RESPIRATORY RATE BLOOD OXYGENATION PERFUSION INDEX SKIN CONDUCTANCE & GROUNDING...

EFFECTIVENESS OF GROUNDED SLEEPING ON RECOVERY AFTER INTENSIVE ECCENTRIC MUSCLE LOADING

GROUNDING PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION IMPROVES BLOOD PRESSURE A CASE HISTORY SERIES STUDY

GROUNDING THE HUMAN BODY DURING YOGA WITH A GROUNDED YOGA MAT REDUCES BLOOD VISCOSITY

GROUNDING THE HUMAN BODY TO NEUTRALIZE BIOELECTRICAL STRESS FROM STATIC ELECTRICITY & EMFS

PILOT STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF GROUNDING ON DELAYED-ONSET MUSCLE SORENESS

THE EFFECT OF EARTHING ON HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY PART 2 ELECTRODERMAL MEASUREMENTS

THE EFFECTS OF GROUNDING (EARTHING) ON BODYWORKERS PAIN & OVERALL QUALITY OF LIFE A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL

CHRONIC DISEASE - ARE WE MISSING SOMETHING

DIFFERENCES IN BLOOD UREA & CREATININE CONCENTRATIONS IN EARTHED & UNEARTHED SUBJECTS - CYCLING & RECOVERY

EARTHING - HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF RECONNECTING THE HUMAN BODY TO THE EARTHS SURFACE ELECTRONS

EARTHING (GROUNDING) THE HUMAN BODY REDUCES BLOOD VISCOSITY - A MAJOR FACTOR IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

EARTHING THE HUMAN BODY INFLUENCES PHYSIOLOGIC PROCESSES

EARTHING THE HUMAN ORGANISM INFLUENCES BIOELECTRICAL PROCESSES

EFFECTS OF GROUNDING (EARTHING) ON MASSAGE THERAPISTS - AN EXPLORATORY STUDY

EFFECTS OF GROUNDING ON BODY VOLTAGE AND CURRENT IN THE PRESENCE OF ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS

EMOTIONAL STRESS-HEART RATE VARIABILITY-GROUNDING-IMPROVED AUTONOMIC TONE-CLINICAL APPLICATIONS

GROUNDING AFTER MODERATE ECCENTRIC CONTRACTIONS REDUCES MUSCLE DAMAGE

GROUNDING THE HUMAN BODY IMPROVES FACIAL BLOOD FLOW REGULATION-RESULTS OF RANDOMIZED PLACEBO STUDY

GROUNDING THE HUMAN BODY TO EARTH REDUCES CHRONIC INFLAMMATION AND RELATED CHRONIC PAIN