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How You Were Born Could Shape The Rest Of Your Life Thanks To The Effects Of Bacteria At Birth

December 16, 2019

How You Were Born Could Shape The Rest Of Your Life Thanks To The Effects Of Bacteria At Birth Whether you’re fat or thin, anxious or relaxed, sickly or resilient – this could all stem from the way you were born thanks to the effects of bacteria in our first few seconds of life. Babies…

Natural Healing

Why We Are Sick And How We Can Get Healthy

November 11, 2019

Why We Are Sick And How We Can Get Healthy As an alternative practitioner with advanced training in several medical specialties, I see many patients who present with frustration at their state of health and worse – the state of traditional medical care. Many of our patients are frustrated with having a label of one chronic…

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What Is MTHFR And Why Should You Care When You Have Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism Or Brain Issues?

September 23, 2019

What Is MTHFR And Why Should You Care When You Have Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism Or Brain Issues? Have you been googling for ways to improve your hypothyroid or brain condition and come across suggestions to test MTHFR? What is MTHFR and what does it have to do with hypothyroidism or the brain? If you are one…

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Positivity Is Good For Health, But So Is Appropriate Negativity – How To Avoid “Toxic Positivity”

September 16, 2019

Positivity Is Good For Health, But So Is Appropriate Negativity – How To Avoid “Toxic Positivity” If you are working to manage your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism or other chronic or autoimmune disorder, you may have heard a positive attitude is good for your health. And it’s true — positive thinking, gratitude, and healthy socialization have all…

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Are You Getting Enough Of This Dementia-Prevention Nutrient On A Vegan Or Vegetarian Diet?

September 9, 2019

Are You Getting Enough Of This Dementia-Prevention Nutrient On A Vegan Or Vegetarian Diet? Eating a vegetable-based diets has loads of proven health benefits, including enriching your gut bacteria diversity, loading you up with plant vitamins and minerals, and ensuring you get plenty of fiber. However, if your plant-based diet is strictly vegan or strict…

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New Research Provides More Clues in PANDAS

September 3, 2019

New Research Provides More Clues in PANDAS Children who recently had a strep infection and then go on to suddenly develop symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Tourette’s, tics, odd behaviors, emotional instability, and other psychiatric and neurological disorders are believed to have PANDAS. PANDAS stands for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections. In…