The Case Against Vaccines

This is a post written by Dr. Mercola that is loaded with important information. I get questions daily about vaccine safety and have been using the information presented here to form my opinions. Aluminum is a known neurotoxin, and scientific evidence shows that it can play a significant role in neurological diseases, including dementia, autism, […]

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Pyroluria-A missing link in Bipolar Disorder, depression, anxiety, autism and schizophrenia

I am re-posting an excellent blog posted by the True Vitality clinic in Australia. Pyrrole disorder, also known as pyroluria, kryptopyroluria, kryptopyrole or Mauve disorder is a biochemical imbalance involving an abnormality in hemoglobin synthesis that can be purely genetic or acquired through environmental and emotional stress and especially from ‘leaky gut syndrome’ and the […]

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Iodine: An Essential Nutrient for So Many Body Functions

This blog is a re-publish from Organic Facts. The information is wonderful. My recommendations for iodine and how to track it are at the end. Iodine is an essential trace element that is vital for normal growth and development. Around 60% of the iodine in the human body is stored in the thyroid gland. The […]

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Caffeine... good or bad for you?

Well, as with everything that has to do with personalization of medicine, it could be either one. In Ayurveda, the kapha body types can actually benefit from a little caffeine every once in a while. However, pitta and vata people usually do well to stay away from it. What is up with caffeine and how […]

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Mood Management

Last weekend I spent four days in Wisconsin learning a more accelerated from of psychotherapy called Brainspotting which was developed by Dr. David Grand largely as an outgrowth from EMDR (eye movement desensitization reprogramming). The idea behind any of these types of therapy is the understanding that the part of our brains that make our […]

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Anxiety: The Worry Syndrome

Anxiety can arise from a number of factors. Anxiety is the body’s way of preparing itself to deal with a threat or a future stressful event. The problem with anxiety is the body revs up to match the impending threat, whether it is mental, emotional or physical. If anxiety is a long held pattern of […]

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What Are Mitochondria and What’s all the Buzz about?

Mitochondria are tiny organelles found in almost every cell in the body. They are actually ancient bacteria that were drawn into the human cell and now live in harmony with the ancient bacterial centers within plants called chlorophyll. We exhale the carbon dioxide they need to live and they exhale the oxygen our mitochondria need […]

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The Truth About Fibromyalgia

I spent last weekend at a conference given by one of the top experts on fibromyalgia. What I learned flew in the face of what every medical student learns in medical school about the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of fibromyalgia. So here’s what is “new” in the research that your doctor probably doesn’t know and […]

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Oil Pulling for Optimal Health

Oil pulling or oil swishing is a traditional folk remedy that involves swishing oil in the mouth. It is mentioned in the Ayurvedic text Charaka Samhita, where it is called Kavala Gandoosha or Kavala Graha. Ayurvedic literature describes oil pulling as capable of both improving oral health and treating systemic diseases such as diabetes mellitus […]

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The American Parasite that Affects over 70% of US

I ran across this amazing video outlining the history of gut issues in America and the role of our food industry in how this came about. I have been saying these things individually to my patients for a long time, but this cartoonist has put it together in a must see video that is very […]

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