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An IBS investigation

August 23, 2013

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by Diana Wiggins and Julie Oppenheimer —  What is it about those detective shows like CSI, 48 Hours or even House that have us tuning in every week for a new episode? For most people, it is the armchair detective work that we can do from our living rooms — participating in thinking through the […]

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10 steps to reduce stress in your life

August 16, 2013

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by John Koeberer  —  There is no doubt that stress kills. Many health professionals and medical analyses validate the strong negative impact stress can have on your health and general well-being, as well as your longevity. It is the chronic, day-in and day-out stress that is the problem. Stress can exacerbate pain, cause depression, obesity, […]

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Doctor, you are the gatekeeper for domestic violence in your community

August 8, 2013

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by Jeanne King, Ph.D. —  Kind, compassionate Dr. X examines his bruised patient — a victim of domestic violence — and confidently breathes a sigh of relief thinking, “Thank God, she admitted it. Now all she needs is a barracuda attorney to get her and her children to safe waters.” Not necessarily so! A barracuda […]

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A case of ADHD and its homeopathic treatment

August 5, 2013

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by Dr. Chad Goetz —  “He is a Tasmanian devil!” Those were the words Melissa used to describe her son, Dallas, prior to his receiving treatment for a new diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Their family physician recommended he be placed on Ritalin — a sentiment echoed by his elementary school teacher, who […]

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Have low metabolic energy?

July 31, 2013

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by Julia Busch —  A wide variety of seemingly unrelated symptoms — hair loss, forgetfulness, irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome, sleep problems, slow healing, dulled senses, feeling cold and fatigued — can result from low metabolic energy (LME). Symptoms can include nonspecific aches, weak ligaments and bones, sexual dysfunction, numb hands and feet, […]

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Social Media Addiction

July 7, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson — Social networking sites such as Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and dozens of others allow people to stay in touch as never before. However, some people spend so much time on these sites that it begins to interfere with their lives. Psychologists are referring to this as a social networking compulsion or […]

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Magnesium: Often underestimated, always important

June 28, 2013

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by Dr. Mark Force —  Magnesium has many varied and crucial functions in the body. This electrolyte is critical to the production of energy (ATP) in the mitochondria of every cell in your body through the citric acid cycle. Protein and nucleic acid synthesis, nerve conduction, cell membrane transport and muscular function all depend on […]

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The stress effect and reduction techniques

June 20, 2013

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Your body is designed to experience stress and react appropriately. Stress will put you in fight-or-flight mode, alert and ready to avoid danger. The body also experiences physiologic responses, such as increased heart and respiratory rates, to enable immediate action. However, increased incidences of illness can develop if these physiologic changes are not restored to […]

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Trimethylglycine (TMG) to the Rescue

June 1, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Many people believe or were taught that diet alone provides adequate nutrition and that we do not need to take nutritional supplements. I, too, believed this at one time. However, years of experience as a physician proved me wrong. Our food supply today is low in nutrients — even the […]

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A cup of tea to your health!

May 23, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Tea has long been described in leading medical journals as an antidote to heart disease, cancer, obesity and arthritis. It also is known to boost immunity, battle viruses, aid in detoxification, lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol and normalize blood sugar. All true teas — white, green, oolong and black — […]

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Emotional healing answers, “How were you hurt?”

May 17, 2013

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by Dorothy M. Neddermeyer, Ph.D. —  Many men and women experience emotional and/or physical pain that originated in early childhood sexual abuse they may not remember because they were too young or because they have repressed the memory. They may attribute these maladies to adult traumas, stresses, failures or to a genetic abnormality. Family violence […]

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How weather patterns affect us

May 15, 2013

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by Ada Porat —  The activities of our solar system can have far-reaching effects on Earth and its inhabitants. In recent years, scientists have discovered that solar flares and coronal mass ejections from the sun can have a severe impact on weather patterns and all of Earth’s life forms. When charged emissions from the sun […]

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What is hypnotherapy?

May 11, 2013

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by Sara L. Payne —  When we hear the term hypnosis, it often brings to mind the erroneous images and misconceptions that have long plagued this ancient art. Here are some common myths dispelled. Myth: A hypnotist can take control of your mind. Truth: All hypnosis is self-hypnosis. You can never be made to do […]

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