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Music on your brain

December 4, 2013

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by Jill Mattson —  Music as entertainment is just the tip of the iceberg. Music is a hidden giant with far-ranging impacts on our health and learning. It is easily accessible and inexpensive. So, what is wrong with this solution and why is it not used more? Music stimulates regions of the brain responsible for […]

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Lyme disease

January 22, 2013

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by Dr. Warren M. Levin —  If you have been traipsing from one doctor’s office to another with a potpourri of symptoms ranging from rashes to achy joints to arthritis, chronic flu, fatigue, sore throat and headaches, to name just a few, you might have Lyme disease. Lyme disease gets its name from the town […]

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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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Natural help for chronic inflammation

September 19, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  While acute inflammation is an automatic immune response to help heal injury and disease, it can kill when it becomes chronic. From cardiovascular disease and arterial plaque bursting like popcorn, to cancer, depression, asthma, and diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, chronic inflammation is thought to be the underlying culprit. Unchecked […]

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Isn’t it Iron-ic?

September 15, 2012

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  by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Iron is a vital mineral in the human body. Iron overload, however, is deadly. Most physicians believe it is rare and mainly hereditary, but in fact, it is far more common and more dangerous than we thought possible. The roles of iron Iron has three major roles in the […]

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“Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.”

September 14, 2012

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by Marc Katz —  A few years ago there was a commercial whose tagline proclaimed, “Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.” As we age, we are faced with a different series of problems than those we faced in our youth, the most prevalent of which is falling, sometimes fatally. Falls are becoming more […]

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Twin epidemics of Lyme and autism

September 7, 2012

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by Tami Duncan —  Lyme is the fastest growing infectious disease in the U.S. It is also one of the most politically fraught, with autism a close second. “The patients and parents with autistic kids are ahead of the government’s advisory agencies on this,” said Dr. Rick Melde, a Wickenburg, Ariz., family physician. “The number […]

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Testing supplements for worthiness

September 1, 2012

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by Dr. Glenn S. Chapman —  If you care about your health, you likely take supplements. You probably don’t know it, but you could be wasting your money on some of them. Here’s a typical scenario: You have a chronic condition — allergies, asthma, ADHD, cancer, Crohn’s, diabetes, fibromyalgia, inflammatory bowel, lupus, MS, Parkinson’s, rheumatoid […]

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New hope for Parkinson’s

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Hayle T. Aldren —  Parkinson’s Disease (PD) in high-profile celebrities, like Michael J. Fox and Muhammad Ali, has raised awareness that this debilitating, neuro-degenerative disease is second only to Alzheimer’s in occurrence and can affect relatively young people. But most are still unaware that new research shows how natural treatments can favorably influence […]

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