Metformin and Cancer

There is an extract from the French lilac (Galega officinalis) which has been attracting much attention lately in the field of oncology. Perhaps the news of yet another “natural” cancer fighting connection is no longer a surprise to readers of this site. Continue reading →

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Meditation Brain

One of the most valuable tools that we all have at our disposal is perspective. But this vision must be aligned to support our efforts instead of sabotaging them. Continue reading →

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Healthy pregnancies and Acupuncture

A healthy pregnancy is a big enough challenge for most women. And the reality is that many pregnancies are plagued by some degree of pain and discomfort. Continue reading →

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Aromatherapy for the body and mind

Feelings and memories are often tied to certain smells. There is an established link between what our nose detects and stimulation it caused in our brains. Continue reading →

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Mindfulness Insomnia Remedy

Nothing can replace the blissful feeling we get after a good night’s sleep. On the other hand, tossing and turning for hours or just not able to relax enough to sleep the next day is a struggle. Continue reading →

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Heartburn Medication Warning

There is a big difference between the temporary use of medications for acute conditions and chronic administration in cases of chronic health problems. Continue reading →

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Tai Chi – An Ancient Healer

Have you ever seen a group of people practicing the ancient art of Tai Chi? The first time I was exposed to it, I remember thinking that it looked like a combination of slow motion martial arts and a fairly solid form of dance. Continue reading →

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Life Twitter tips and more

There are two new employees in today’s edition of Twitter Thursday. This week I recorded messages from Dr. Bell Ruth Naparstek, a psychotherapist and world-renowned expert on guided imagery and Fredrick Hahn is the author of the bestselling book, The Slow Burn Fitness Revolution and Strong Kids Healthy Kids. Continue reading →

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Chiropractic Adjustments

I have a confession. Even after many years of using and working with natural medicine, I still have an underlying fear of chiropractors. Not the men and women who are part of the appeal. Continue reading →

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Low temperature cooking and more

Before step foot in the Anaheim Convention Center to attend Natural Products Expo West, I formulated an introduction to all the exhibitors and representatives I plan to meet. Continue reading →

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