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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February 2010 Nutrition Myths

I’m going this week to close by itself in some good ol ‘fashioned mythbusting. Have you ever heard of a doctor emphatically, that you should never nutritional supplements and conventional treatment of cancer combined? Continue reading →

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Acupressure News and Reviews

Potential consumers tend to alternative and complementary therapies on a subconscious level to categorize. The fact of the matter is that some holistic techniques seem more reasonable than others. Continue reading →

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Mind Body Medicine

Today I want a very special kind of pharmacy to discuss. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It does not close for holidays and the staff are always on call. Continue reading →

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The other day fasting update

There is a common vision out there that academics live in “ivory towers”. The paper studies and publish them often seem far from the reality of life outside the halls of academia. Continue reading →

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Moroccan Oil for Pain

It has become customary to pop a pill when we are in pain. It does not matter if we are experiencing arthritis symptoms, backache, headache or muscle overload. The oral route is by far the most popular route to reduce inflammation and pain to fade. But in the past, the application of a therapeutic compound to the site of pain was often the first-line approach. A new study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine examines whether a traditional remedy might have an application in

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