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Acupuncture helpful in relieving pain of depression

September 1, 2012

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by Kim Blankenship —  A recent study conducted in Sydney, Australia, has shown that acupuncture can help lift the mood of severely depressed people. Marked improvement was noted in a group of people taking medication for depression who were also treated with acupuncture for a two-month period. Researchers worked with a group of 40 patients […]

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The law of dual effect in homeopathy

August 21, 2012

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by Curt Burbach —  At the heart of the homeopathic practice is the law of dual effect. Simply stated, it means that each time an agent is applied to the human body, two effects result. The first effect occurs right away and is short-lived. The second effect occurs later, has the exact opposite effect as […]

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Releasing Traumas

May 11, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson – Traumatic events can be the primary cause of physical and mental illness. This article will discuss how traumas take hold and offers an effective method for trauma release. What are traumas?  Traumas are incidents or events of a physical and/or emotional nature that can be so stressful to people that […]

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Lost your libido? How women can help themselves

March 5, 2012

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  Many women report to their physicians that they have experienced a decrease in libido. While this is not a problem for some women, it can present a multitude of complicated issues for others. A woman’s libido can be a difficult topic to discuss. No scientific or medical standards have been […]

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Chocolate: Feel good, lose weight and be healthy

March 5, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  Can you “have your cake and eat it, too?” Apparently yes — if you’re talking chocolate. Chocolate lovers can indulge their passion, guilt-free, says research reported in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association. Derived from the fruit of the cacao tree, flavonol-rich dark chocolate may lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol […]

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Beat the blues — without medication

February 28, 2012

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  According to the National Centers for Health Statistics, the number of Americans using antidepressants has more than tripled over the past decade. Five percent of men and 11 percent of women are taking antidepressants, according to Scientific American. During these troubled times, there are legitimate reasons to feel blue, but […]

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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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