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Enhance fertility and increase pregnancy odds with Reiki

October 4, 2015

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Enhance fertility and increase pregnancy odds with Reiki by Dawn Fleming —  Reiki, a Japanese energy modality, may seem difficult for the logical mind to understand, but that is because in the West, we tend to comprehend only what we can see. When we look at the human body, we see the biological aspects of […]

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The energetic language of conception

August 4, 2015

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The energetic language of conception by Dr. Christine Brass-Jones and Stasia Minkowsky —  Infertility has become a multi-million-dollar business, replete with invasive, uncomfortable tests and doctors who may lack sensitivity and compassion for their patients. Couples may find themselves locked into the Western ideology that infertility treatment is the only path to conception of a […]

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Music can enhance fertility while reducing stress

September 22, 2013

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by Sean Grace —  Month after month of disappointment can turn into years of despair as women face the uncertainty that comes with prolonged infertility. What begins as a time of planning and the anticipation of starting a family can sometimes shift from an optimistic outlook to one of incredible stress. How women and couples […]

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Pre-pregnancy cleansing

June 16, 2013

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by Dr. Adrienne Stewart  —  Preventative medicine has lifelong benefits. The earlier you invest in your health, the greater the returns you can expect throughout life. Imagine the benefits of a healthy lifestyle as a young child or even before you were born. That is why preconception care can be very healing, not only for […]

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Treating infertility with Traditional Chinese Medicine and pelvic exercises

January 22, 2013

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by Dasha Trebichavsk —  Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) employs a broad spectrum of treatment modalities including herbs, acupuncture and bodywork, as well as dietary and lifestyle adjustments. One of its least commonly advertised uses is in the field of infertility. Successful treatment of infertility dates back in China to the Sui Dynasty (589 CE). Chinese […]

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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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GMO News

December 16, 2012

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Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are the subject of a new documentary produced by Jeffrey Smith of the Institute for Responsible Technology. “Genetic Roulette — The Gamble of Our Lives” is an 83-minute look at how the health of Americans has noticeably deteriorated since GM crops became available to consumers in the mid-1990s. (geneticroulettemovie.com) Medical professionals and […]

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The kidneys in Chinese medicine

November 14, 2012

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by Christopher Vedeler —  In the West, we know the kidneys are sophisticated filters that remove toxins from the blood. They also play a key role in balancing water and electrolytes in the body. In Chinese medicine, the kidneys represent the deepest level of our physical being and are also critical to water metabolism. Water […]

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Meditation lowers heart rate and blood pressure

September 27, 2012

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by Sarah McLean —  About 10 million Americans say they practice meditation daily. Like taking time daily to brush their teeth, those who meditate usually practice 10 to 30 minutes of silence each day, which gives them a break from the constant bombardment of information everyone faces. Whether practiced on its own, or following yoga […]

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Warning bells ring louder for BPA

September 11, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  Health Canada, the Canadian version of the U.S. FDA, is the world’s first regulatory body to call bisphenol-A (BPA) dangerous. The agency said it will ban BPA from baby products and may decide to ban it completely. In April, the U.S. National Toxicology Program said BPA poses “some concern” for neural […]

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Infertility: A secretive disease

August 6, 2012

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by Kelly K. Damron —  There is a drive in our genetic code to procreate. Eighty-eight percent of the population can have children with little effort, but the remaining 12 percent may struggle for years with infertility issues and may never achieve the success and joy of parenthood via natural pregnancy. What is infertility? It […]

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Treating infertility with Chinese medicine and acupuncture

July 12, 2012

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by Dr. Jing Liu —  Kim, a 39-year-old woman who is also a medical doctor working at the Mayo Clinic, came to my office two years ago and told me she had been trying to get pregnant for three years. She and her husband were both very healthy, and all her blood tests were normal. […]

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Just say no to GMOs — what you need to know

April 12, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  Genetically modified (GM) foods are derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), which are formulated in a laboratory where genes are taken from one species and inserted into another, in an attempt to obtain a desired characteristic or trait. Often referred to as Frankenfoods, GMOs are chemical-laden seeds that alter and disrupt […]

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