The Hidden Allergies That Could Be Causing You Serious Distress

Posted on 13. Mar, 2017 by in Preventative Health

When you get a sudden onslaught of sniffles, teary eyes, or a hacking cough, it’s easy to make the connection with crazy amounts of ragweed and pollen in the air—or maybe even your friend’s cute (but super-triggering) dog. But what about ongoing health issues like weight gain, insomnia, depression, anxiety, fatigue, headaches, or digestive issues? [...]

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Get Ready to Detox for 2017

Posted on 11. Jan, 2017 by in Preventative Health

We are using the newly formulated Metagenic’s Clear Change Detox to help you kick off 2017 on a healthy note.  The Clear Change Detox comes in a 10 or 28-day program with 3 new delicious flavors: vanilla, berry and chai. This program is designed to enhance the body’s natural metabolic detoxification process while providing adequate [...]

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Gluten Intolerance: Is It A Fad?

Posted on 09. Jan, 2017 by in Preventative Health

By Dr. Marlene Merritt, LAc, DOM (NM), MS Nutrition You probably have heard the grumbling from some people, saying how could gluten intolerance be real, we’ve eaten wheat since biblical times and that this is all in people’s heads. You see whole sections of supermarkets devoted to eating gluten-free, and restaurants trying to keep up [...]

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Leptin 101: How This ‘Hunger Hormone’ May Be Preventing You From Losing Weight

Posted on 10. Nov, 2016 by in Preventative Health

by Kayla-Changing Habits What is leptin? Leptin is a hormone secreted by fat cells in white adipose tissue. Leptin is a master hormone and sends a signal to the hypothalamus in the brain to let it know how much fat is to be stored. It controls our hunger and feelings of satiety. What is leptin’s role? [...]

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Have Routine Mammography Screenings Failed Women?

Posted on 20. Oct, 2016 by in Preventative Health, Thermography

By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Breast Cancer Action Around 40,000 individual women die of breast cancer each and every year. Sisters. Mothers. Daughters. Spouses. Friends. For each of these women and their loved ones breast cancer is a personal tragedy. Breast cancer is also a public health crisis and social justice issue. Despite decades of [...]

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Reasons to Avoid the Flu Shot

Posted on 18. Oct, 2016 by in Preventative Health, Vaccines

By Lori Alton, Staff Writer for Spurred on by the relentless urging of government health authorities, over half of the U.S. population currently gets a flu shot.  Yet when it comes to actually protecting citizens from influenza, studies have emerged demonstrating that the vaccine may very well be ineffective – as well as offering [...]

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Why Almost All Sinus Infections Are Misdiagnosed and Mistreated

Posted on 17. Sep, 2016 by in Preventative Health

By Dr. Mercola Mold pollution is a key element of indoor air pollution that few people understand. Mold has been making the headlines more frequently over the last several years, largely as a result of Hurricane Katrina. And this year has brought enormous record-breaking floods in the U.S. not seen in more than a century, [...]

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Absorption, distribution, metabolism, and associated sites of toxicity of molds

Posted on 15. Sep, 2016 by in Preventative Health

by Molds have the potential to cause harmful side effects to humans. Before they can cause such side effects, they must first enter the human body and then be distributed to the appropriate site within the body. Once the molds reach their intended site, they go through a basic metabolic process. It should be noted [...]

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Dental Fillings With Mercury Can Cause Over 30 Chronic Health Conditions

Posted on 16. Aug, 2016 by in Preventative Health

(NaturalHealth365) If you think the only thing to fear from a dental visit is some discomfort, think again. Conventional dentistry practices, like putting dental fillings loaded with mercury in the mouth, are exposing the body to neurotoxic heavy metals and increasing the risk of systemic infections – which lead to many chronic health conditions. Dental amalgam fillings are made of [...]

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3 Hormones That Mess With Your Weight Loss

Posted on 22. Jul, 2016 by in Preventative Health

by Dr. Sara Gottfried I hear these comments frequently from my patients and online community, and most of them don’t know an important secret: the reason for weight loss resistance is that our hormones are out of whack. When it comes to women and weight, hormones can make losing weight very challenging (if not impossible!) when [...]

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