Tag Archives: medication

Seven steps for back pain relief

February 24, 2013

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by Dr. Julie Gorman —  Pain is your body’s alarm system telling you something is wrong. While medications often can provide temporary relief, they do not address the underlying causes of the pain. In addition, they often have unwanted side effects, such as liver damage and stomach ulcers. Dealing with pain can be difficult, but […]

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Your heart deserves some TLC

March 5, 2012

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by Stacy Maxwell —  Therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC) — the hot new phrase sweeping the nation — really is a key to health and wellness. The basis of the concept is that by living a healthy lifestyle, one will actually avoid chronic disease. Seems obvious, right? Consider that a mere three percent of annual medical […]

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Use herbs wisely

February 26, 2012

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by Leslie Anne Rubel —  Many clinical herbalists will tell you that from time to time their friends and associates approach them with questions about herbs and supplements, hoping for an on-the-spot response. The astute herbalist will always answer: “This requires more information from you than we can discuss right now. Please make an appointment, […]

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Healthy after 50

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  It cannot be overstated, yet it is simple: For most of us to age gracefully and healthily, we must provide our bodies with nutritious food, pay attention to our medications and include a few supplements to offset common nutritional deficiencies. Vitality and healing In general, seniors tend to respond and […]

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Meditation, not medication

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Warner —  For decades, antidepressants have been the mainstay treatment for depression, an approach that has garnered significant criticism over the years from those who believe the drugs are widely overprescribed and unsafe. For example, in some cases, antidepressants appear to actually increase the risk of suicidal thoughts and/or behaviors, certainly not […]

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Your heath and health care — Part II

February 23, 2012

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by Sherry Anshara —  (Editor’s Note: Part I of this article covered statistics on prescription drug overdose, opioid painkiller deaths and becoming involved in your health and healing process.) Prescription drug overuse and overdose has become increasingly problematic. Yes, there are times when specific drugs can assist in maintaining a certain level of health, if […]

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Health in a tailspin? Try bioenergetics

February 23, 2012

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by Carol Rose Keppler — Wikipedia describes entropy as a measure of disorder or unpredictability — a system spontaneously evolving away from its initial condition. Entropy is an interesting word and a scientific concept that seemed unrelated to health and wellness — until now. Entropy is the process of deterioration and decline, just as what […]

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