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Trigger point tools to release fibromyalgia pain

December 10, 2012

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by Betsy Timmerman —  Healing from fibromyalgia requires a multifaceted approach. Vitamin and mineral deficiencies must be corrected; an acidic cellular state must be made more alkaline; muscles must be stretched and strengthened just so; sleep disorders must be rectified; and a proper food plan must be in place. Some people use a combination of […]

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Lectins worse than gluten

December 9, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  One of the reasons grains may be such a problem to eat is because they contain lectins — in addition to gluten. Although gluten in wheat, rye and barley has gotten the headlines, lectins are a bigger problem, according to Sayer Ji, author of The Dark Side of Wheat. Wheat found […]

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The sweet taste of Alzheimer’s disease

December 9, 2012

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by Mary Budinger — Evidence is mounting that the same bodily mechanisms that lead to type 2 diabetes may be causing the current epidemic of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The culprit is sugar. When we think of insulin, we think of the pancreas. Insulin provides the cue for muscles, liver and fat cells to extract […]

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Nurture intimate relationships

December 8, 2012

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by Don Mordasini —  With greater economic freedom, more couples in mid-life are separating and divorcing rather than working to resolve their relationship problems. Statistics have consistently shown that happily married couples live longer, avoid depression and suffer fewer ailments. This being the case, I find it surprising that very little is written on the […]

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How to keep your children healthy

December 8, 2012

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How to keep your children healthy by Dr. Hanifah Muhammad —  Keeping our little ones healthy is of utmost importance, and it begins with making sure they are eating the right foods to keep them focused, energetic and well-balanced. Sit down with your children and make a list of foods they like to eat and […]

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Morning people are happier

December 7, 2012

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by Cathy Beggan —  A new study from the University of Toronto suggests what many people have suspected all along: Morning risers are happier than their late-night counterparts and have a more positive and upbeat outlook. The results took into account the habits of two groups — young adults and older adults — and identified […]

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Finding your song

December 7, 2012

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by Jill Mattson —  When a woman in one African tribe knows she is pregnant, she goes out into the wilderness with a few friends, and together they pray and meditate until they hear the song of the child — one unique melody for each unique child. They do this in recognition that every soul […]

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The Trojan Horse of today

December 6, 2012

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by Christopher Knight —  The Greeks and the Trojans were locked in a harsh war. Both sides longed for a final end to it. The Greeks had been attacking the city of Troy for 10 years. The Trojans were fighting for survival, but the Greeks were determined to win the war. Finally, the Greeks realized […]

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Yin and yang, quartz and lungs

December 6, 2012

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by Isabelle Morton —  All life is connected, sometimes in mysterious ways. Let us take a look at the fascinating relationship between yin and yang, and the mineral quartz and the lungs. If you have a respiratory condition, knowing their associations can be helpful. The Earth’s most abundant mineral is quartz, which embodies the principles […]

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Anxiety/Panic Attacks

December 5, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Anxiety is a very uncomfortable feeling of nervousness, irritability or foreboding about the future. Panic attacks, also known as anxiety attacks, are sudden drastic increases in anxiety to the point where one may have trouble breathing, muscles tighten, the pulse rate increases, and one may collapse or even urinate or […]

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