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Alternative Medicine – Toxic World of Cosmetics

When my daughter was in her mid teens she would apply a hefty amount of lip gloss of various colors and flavors before heading out of the house.  At that time she espoused vegetarianism and wasn’t on the healthiest of … Continue reading

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Alternative Medicine – The Diagnosis

When visiting a physician we expect them to diagnose our condition and to understand the reasons why we feel the way we do.  A diagnosis is made through an analysis of symptoms, a physical exam, lab tests and other means.  … Continue reading

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Altnative Medicine – Micro & Macro Cosmos

We often define “Alternative Medicine” as an approach to treatment which considers the whole person and not just their parts.  We do not treat pains in the stomach without considering nutrition, emotions such as anxiety, the nerves that innervate the … Continue reading

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Alternative Medicine – The Best of Both Worlds

You can call it alternative medicine, complementary medicine or holistic medicine.  It’s all one in the same yet can anyone simply call themselves a practitioner of alternative medicine when they haven’t had any medical training? I think it’s the word … Continue reading

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Iodine Supplements – Improving Children’s Cognition

A recent double-blind trial in the medical journal, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, placed 184 iodine deficient children into two groups with the first group receiving just 150mcg of iodine and the second group a placebo. After 28 weeks the … Continue reading

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Iodine Supplements – Prevalence of Thyroid Dysfunction

In a study just published in the medical journal Entdocrine, October 23, 2010, a total of 1,124 men and women in Spain were studied to determine if there was any correlation between thyroid dysfunction and their urinary output of iodine.  … Continue reading

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Iodine Supplements – Dangers of Too Much Iodine

We hear a lot about the need for iodine especially since billions of people around the world are suffering from this deficiency (World Health Organization estimates).  Yet we also find articles about the risks of iodine and iodide ingestion published … Continue reading

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