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Medical Marijuana

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  In November 2010, voters will decide whether to legalize medical marijuana in Arizona, but is it safe for our state? This article presents facts not found in most news reports that will help you make an informed decision on this important issue. What marijuana is and how it is used […]

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Treating sports concussions and traumatic brain injuries

February 25, 2012

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by Stephanie Reese —  Did Lou Gehrig really have Lou Gehrig’s disease? A new study suggests that repeated concussions from playing sports can cause a motor-neuron disorder with symptoms that mimic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS (as Lou Gehrig’s disease is also called). Both conditions include weakness or numbness in the limbs, uncontrollable muscle twitching […]

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How many strings does your guitar have?

February 25, 2012

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 Stephanie Reese, Ph.D. —  Do you play a single-stringed guitar? How about a piano with a single key? Think of a guitar with six strings — you need them all for the sounds they make. Your life should not be limited to a single string, either. To give your life melody, you, your body and […]

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Obesity and drug addiction share brain chemistry and genetics

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  For many people, food and drug addictions are a function of individual brain chemistry. For example, brain-imaging studies conducted by the Brookhaven National Laboratory suggest that many overweight people, like drug addicts, have fewer brain receptors for dopamine — the neurotransmitter that signals feelings of satisfaction and pleasure. The more […]

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Helping autism spectrum disorders by opening the lymph/brain connection

February 24, 2012

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by John Ossipinsky —  If you have a child with learning disabilities or who is on the autism spectrum, you must learn how to open his lymph/brain connection. When you look at autism spectrum disorders, you read a lot about protein abnormalities. What we are not seeing is how the lymphatic system, a sewage-treatment plant […]

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Lifting the cloud of depression

February 23, 2012

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by Gracelyn Guyol —  In 2002, within 48 hours of taking three milligrams of fish oils daily, my life-long bouts with depression vanished. It was the thrilling finale to my search for a natural solution to bipolar disorder. Nineteen million people suffer from depression in the United States. Major depression is the leading cause of […]

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Health updates: fresh-squeezed orange juice and melatonin

February 23, 2012

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The following is new information regarding fresh-squeezed orange juice, and melatonin and brain aging. The shocking truth about fresh-squeezed orange juice If you buy orange juice at the store, you may choose the kind that advertises itself as “100-percent juice” and “not made from concentrate.” But have you wondered why every glass of it tastes […]

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A new perspective on ADD/ADHD

February 23, 2012

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by Jasmine Nordman —  Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a misnomer. People who have been labeled with ADD/ADHD do not lack the ability to pay attention; in fact, they are actually paying attention to everything. We are born with a Gestalt dominant brain, ready to take it all in. The Gestalt’s job is to see […]

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Beating Brain Fog

February 22, 2012

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by Larry Wilson, M.D. — Brain fog is a health condition that is often characterized by a lack of mental clarity and mild memory loss. Other symptoms include confusion, mental sluggishness and often an inability to perform basic mental tasks properly, such as mathematical calculations. Brain fog is not recognized as a clinical diagnosis. I think […]

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