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An IBS investigation

August 23, 2013

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by Diana Wiggins and Julie Oppenheimer —  What is it about those detective shows like CSI, 48 Hours or even House that have us tuning in every week for a new episode? For most people, it is the armchair detective work that we can do from our living rooms — participating in thinking through the […]

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Preparing yourself for fall and winter

August 13, 2013

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by Steven Cooner —  For most of us, fall and winter mean potential colds, flu, arthritic conditions, asthma, allergies and changes in sleep patterns as we respond to Mother Nature’s climatic changes. Many of us simply wait for the symptoms of illness to present themselves, and then try to deal with these indications and pathogens […]

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Have low metabolic energy?

July 31, 2013

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by Julia Busch —  A wide variety of seemingly unrelated symptoms — hair loss, forgetfulness, irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome, sleep problems, slow healing, dulled senses, feeling cold and fatigued — can result from low metabolic energy (LME). Symptoms can include nonspecific aches, weak ligaments and bones, sexual dysfunction, numb hands and feet, […]

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Dental compatibility tests

June 24, 2013

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  Years ago, the well-known biological dentist, Dr. Hal Huggins, said in a seminar that dental materials controlled the health of the immune system. At first it struck me as odd to hear this, but as he proceeded to illustrate evidence from study after study that supported his thesis, it did […]

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It is all down the grassy hill

June 5, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Spring is the notorious season that causes havoc for those who suffer from allergies. During this time of year, pollen counts rise as plants produce more pollen than at any other time. This year seems to be exceptionally worse than previous years. Many factors could be causing an all-time high […]

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Food sensitivities and leaky gut

June 4, 2013

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  Leaky gut syndrome and food sensitivities may be the answer to many cause-unknown type illnesses. They may also explain many of the symptoms patients have that confound and confuse some conventional physicians. Our bodies’ responses to the foods we eat are an integral part of our overall health — they […]

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Trimethylglycine (TMG) to the Rescue

June 1, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Many people believe or were taught that diet alone provides adequate nutrition and that we do not need to take nutritional supplements. I, too, believed this at one time. However, years of experience as a physician proved me wrong. Our food supply today is low in nutrients — even the […]

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Allergy casualty? The allergy cavalry to the rescue

May 27, 2013

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by Debbie Williams —  Ahhhh-choo! Ahhhh-choo! Sniffle, sniffle. Tissue … repeat. It is that time of year. Do you remember when people came to Arizona to escape allergies? With the influx of people came the influx of plants, and the rest is history. In 2011, the Huffington Post website announced that Phoenix and Las Vegas […]

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Heartburn relief — Natural alternatives to Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid

May 10, 2013

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by Dr. Julie Gorman —  We often ignore the signals our bodies give us about a physical ailment. Heartburn is a prime example. Most people regard heartburn as a nuisance or an antacid deficiency and go to their doctors for stomach-acid-suppressing medications. The problem is that while these medications may provide temporary relief, they do […]

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Nickel allergy on the rise

May 8, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — The number of people living with an allergy to nickel is on the rise, partly due to the popularity of costume jewelry and the common use of nickel in body piercing ornaments. In fact, experts estimate that the number of people with a nickel allergy has increased by as much […]

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Your environment impacts your health

May 5, 2013

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by Joy Abrams —  While many understand that feng shui is concerned with the flow of energy in space and how we resonate within this space, few realize that ignoring its precepts can negatively effect health. In principle, this idea is easy to grasp: If your space is not healthy, you will not feel well. […]

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BodyTalk: the medicine of the future

April 10, 2013

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by Michael Davis and Jeff Goodman —  If you could contact the innate, inborn wisdom of your body, what would you ask it? Would you listen? BodyTalk provides just such an opportunity. Utilizing a neuromuscular biofeedback technique, the BodyTalk practitioner literally talks to the body, accessing its health priorities directly through the mind/body complex. Since […]

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The different degrees of irritable bowel syndrome

March 25, 2013

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by Dr. Jennifer Burns —  I  tend to view irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as having different degrees, ranging from simple to complex. Simple: This type of IBS is associated with some gas and bloating, with episodic diarrhea or constipation. Occasional flare-ups occur, but usually over-the-counter medications can take care of those situations. Middle: This condition […]

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