Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Those suffering from seasonal allergies have a rough time right now. It can be very debilitating to have a constant runny nose, watery and scratchy eyes, skin rashes, or, worse, not be able to breath! Sometimes the only option is taking over-the-counter medicine such as Benadryl, Flonase, Claritin, or Zyrtec. However, there are people who: […]

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The Autoimmune Disease – Leaky Gut Connection

Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Celiac, Diabetes-1, Vitiligo, Hashimoto’s, Graves’, and Sjögren’s, are all part of a group of devastating diseases called autoimmune disorders. When a person is diagnosed with one of these, it is important to know that you can have more autoimmune disorders. You may be diagnosed with one, but you may suffer symptoms […]

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Battling Celiac Disease Takes Discipline

Dealing with gluten issues is more than just not eating wheat, rye, or barley. Watch out for semolina, spelt, durum, and malt products. Others, already packaged for consumption, also contain elements of these grains. This includes Play Dough, hand lotion, lipstick, some cosmetics, and certain medications. If you deal with a sensitivity to gluten, you […]

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Be Aware, Not Afraid, of Celiac Disease

Celiac Disease is more than just staying off of gluten. It becomes a lifestyle after realizing the kind if damage gluten have done, and CAN do to the intestinal tract, the skin, the nervous system, and our brain function. Gluten are a substance consistent of two proteins found in the cereal grains wheat, rye, and […]

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Being Considerate About Aging

The popular saying of something being “…in the eye of the beholder” is used quite a lot. “Beauty“, and “Good Health“, as well as “Aging” are all “…in the eye of the beholder”. So, in a way, who really cares how old one is; it all comes down to how you feel.  However, if you […]

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Respect Aging? Or Embracing Anti-Aging?

When it comes to “aging” it is interesting to note many western cultures embrace the inclusion of elders in their household. Family members may decide to live close to their parents to help out with their every need. Somehow, our culture is more indulged with the anti-aging movement. We seem to have a hard time […]

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Do We Need to See a Specialist Because We Are All ‘Special’?

Do We Need to See a Specialist Because We Are All ‘Special’? Not even twenty years ago, it was considered “unethical” for pharmaceutical companies and medical doctors to advertise their products and services on radio and TV. However, today it is generally considered acceptable when we hear about medical specialists, their services, and the potential […]

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Causes and Effects of Trauma to the Body and Mind

I feel very empathetic when realizing how many people (both young and old) walk around every day with grief, depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, Bi-Polar disorder, OCD, self-esteem issues, and other forms of sadness. World-renowned psychiatrist Bessel Van Der Kolk, in his book “The Body Keeps the Score” observes that even though the traumatic event has […]

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How To Overcome Candida Naturally

Candida and overall Yeast Infections, are not always caused by our food choices. However, changing our diet and taking specific supplements will help to improve the healing process. If you like to be in charge of your own healing, then do your best to eliminate from your diet all fruits, sugars and sweeteners, all grains, […]

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Candida Causes

The name Candida comes from an proliferation of Candida Albicans, a single-cell fungus always present in the digestive tract. Research has shown proliferation after use of antibiotics, corticosteroids, oral contraceptives, and sugary foods…all things used extensively in our American society! This overgrowth, combined with possible allergies to certain foods, create irritation and damage (in our […]

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