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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Are You a Candid-ate for Candida?

Many of you have heard of a health condition called Candida. This is a yeast overgrowth, an often chronic disorder that affects not only women. Symptoms include skin problems, thyroid disease, depression, anxiety, headaches, digestive disorders, neurological imbalances, such as Alzheimer’s and MS, chronic fatigue, insomnia, and diabetes. Candida is a confusing term, because it […]

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Essential Oils for Holistic Health

When it comes to pure essential oils, we at the Gesundheit! Nutrition Center have decided to focus our attention to one major brand: Veriditas. We have a few other options, including some wonderful custom blends made by our essential oil specialist Jan Lynch. However, as far as the one company that supplies the best variety […]

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Pure Essential Oils

Many local people are interested in the daily use of pure essential oils. These oils contain the essence or aroma, and several medicinal properties of a plant, bush, or tree. Essential oils have been part of folk medicine for centuries with apparent great success. The last few decades have seen an influx of different companies […]

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The Stomach Acid Self-Help Test

For any of you suffering from occasional or chronic indigestion, please listen-up! The potential reason behind symptoms such as Heartburn, Acid Reflux, GERD, Hiatal Hernia, Bloating, or Gas, may very well be not having enough stomach acid! Many doctors put their patients on acid-blockers, including Proton Pump Inhibitors, assuming they have too much acid! So, […]

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Dangers of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI’s)

Proton Pump Inhibitors such as Prolisec and Nexium have shown to create more health dangers than benefits. I highly recommend that if you have taken any of these types of medication that you do more research on the potential long-term effects. Proton Pumps produce acid. In the stomach they liquefy our food before it continues […]

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