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Frequency Specific Microcurrent — a new treatment for macular degeneration

January 10, 2014

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by Dr. Edward C. Kondrot —  Microcurrent has been used for the past eight years to help improve the vision of people suffering from macular degeneration. The benefit is threefold, in that it increases circulation to the eye, stimulates the retinal cell function and, possibly, regenerates cells. The effects of using 10 to 500 microamps […]

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Color therapy in the treatment of eye disease — nothing new under the sun

October 2, 2013

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by Edward Kondrot, M.D. —  Color therapy sounds like something that belongs in the interior design business and not in the doctor’s office, but you may be surprised to know that there is a long history of color in the treatment of eye disease. The College of Syntonics, a 73-year-old institution, has long investigated color […]

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Combining frequency specific microcurrent and color therapy in the treatment of macular degeneration

July 16, 2013

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by Dr. Edward C. Kondrot — Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the most common cause of irreversible blindness in people older than 65. As many as one-third of those past 65 will develop this condition. It is a slow, progressive disease that affects the central area of the retina, called the macula. This location in […]

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A window into the health of your eyes

July 2, 2013

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by Annie Porter —  It has been said that the eyes are the windows to the soul. In Chinese medicine, the quality, clarity and brightness of the eyes reflect the health of your shen, which translates to mean your spirit, or the light inside you. If you have ever seen the eyes of a mentally […]

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Treating eye problems with colored lights and acupuncture

April 20, 2013

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by Dr. Edward C. Kondrot —  How can colored light applied to the skin help treat eye problems? Contrary to what you might imagine, the answer is tied to the familiar Chinese system of medicine called acupuncture. The Chinese have observed that energy, or chi, travels through the body in specific meridians, located near the […]

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A rebuttle to psychologically improving your vision

March 28, 2013

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by Jeff Eger —  This is an eye doctor’s rebuttal to an article entitled, “A simple way to improve your vision,” from the Dec. 2102/Jan. 201 issue of AzNetNews, which quoted facts from Psychological Science (PubMed), Discovery News 2010:21(5)0:661-6 and mercola.com. It stated that Harvard University psychologist Ellen Langer and colleagues claim that it is […]

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Thyme — herb or medicine?

February 23, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — A member of the labiatae, or mint family, thyme is an herb that comes in many varieties and is native to the Mediterranean basin. There is only one genus of the plant (thymus vulgaris), but depending on the region in which it grows, the composition of the oil distilled from […]

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Dissolving your own cataracts

February 11, 2013

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by Julia Busch —  Can cataract-laden lenses be cleared without surgery? They can, according to Russian research where eye drops containing the amino acid n-alpha-acetyl-carnosine (NAC) causes cataracts to “melt” like snow. Reversal starts from the edges to gradually make the lens more transparent. Measurable results can occur in as little as one month. However, […]

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Toxic metals: Where they come from and how they affect us

December 20, 2012

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by Dr. Carole Eastman —  Sometimes occurring naturally and sometimes introduced by humans, toxic metals are everywhere. As a result of this chronic low-level exposure, as well as the body’s inability to adequately excrete them, these toxic heavy metals accumulate and are deposited in tissues such as bone, brain, kidney, liver, arteries, heart and muscle, […]

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The many uses of hyperbaric oxygen therapy

November 15, 2012

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by Dr. Nael Dagstani —  Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) has many more uses than treating scuba diver decompression sickness, otherwise known as the bends. In fact, there are 13 FDA-approved uses for hyperbaric oxygen, and many more conditions have proven to be beneficially affected by HBOT. A recent landmark study conducted at the University of […]

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Reversing macular degeneration

November 9, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  The leading cause of blindness in older adults and the most common degenerative condition affecting the retina is age-related macular degeneration (ARMD). It targets the retina’s central portion, the macula, which is responsible for sharp central vision. As the disease progresses, all retinal cells are affected, including connective tissue and blood […]

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Is your computer getting you down?

October 15, 2012

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by Dr. Michael Geiger —  If you are one of many people who have complained of tired, itchy, burning or red eyes, blurriness, headaches, fatigue, or tightness in the neck and shoulder muscles, it could be because of your computer. Some heavy computer users even develop nearsightedness and a need to change eyeglass prescriptions yearly. […]

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Anger and Asian Medicine

September 27, 2012

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by Brian Skow —  When an obstacle gets in the way of a goal, we feel frustration, then anger. In Asian medicine, anger is associated with the Wood process. The Wood organs are the liver and the gallbladder. Although often perceived as negative, anger can be a positive if it promotes a non-damaging action that […]

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