Healing: In a moment

August 21, 2011

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Healing and curing are defined similarly but are very different.  Curing is the removal of symptoms, allowing the patient to be free from pain, suffering, etc.  In this, the patient’s source of discomfort has been removed so that the patient can be more “comfortable.”  However, any discomfort is a wake-up call and if it is […]

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Gastric Reflux

November 22, 2010

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Gastric reflux, also called gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is characterized by the regurgitation of acidic liquid from the stomach into the esophagus.  The common symptoms include nausea, vomiting, burning or pain in the chest, increased or decreased appetite, fullness after eating, sore throat, and an acid taste in the mouth. It is important to […]

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Raw: The ultimate diet?

November 15, 2010

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Eating raw becomes more and more popular every day. And so, is there truth to this claimed-to-be, ultimate cure-all, heal-all diet? Yes and no. Yes, raw foods are great for our bodies. And no, a 100% raw foods diet is not a healthy & balanced way of life. I know, that’s a pretty unpopular position […]

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Hydrotherapy: Magic Socks Treatment

November 10, 2010

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I recommend this so often, I thought it was about time I write a post about it. This simple treatment is “magic”- hence the name. And… it was actually the one therapy in school that I absolutely could not fathom trying. But once I tried it, I continued every night for 2 1/2 months non-stop! […]

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Connected self is the Gift of Self

November 7, 2010

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“Contemporaneous with the financial crisis we have an ecological crisis and a health crisis. They are intimately interlinked. We cannot convert much more of the earth into money, or much more of our health into money, before the basis of life itself is threatened.”– Charles Eisenstein, Money and the Crisis of Civilization This whole issue of ‘financial […]

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Parabens in Cosmetics & body care products

October 7, 2010

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For you label-readers out there, you probably already know parabens in your skin & body care products are toxic. Others of you may not know to even read labels on such products! Parabens is in everything from soaps to lotions and shampoos to deodorants. It is an estrogenic molecule, used as a preservative in most […]

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Canola Oil: not as healthy as touted

October 5, 2010

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Canola Oil has for years been considered one of the healthiest oils to use.  Canola = canadian + oil. Canola oil is produced by hybridizing rape seed to not have a molecule called erucic acid. Erucic acid is toxic and hence has to be removed before safe for human consumption.  And because of this hybridization, […]

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