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Spark Up Your Love Life: Natural Ways to Boost Libido

by Lisa Marshall Underlying health issues aside, a hectic schedule packed with work deadlines, kids’ sporting events and household chores can leave little time for intimacy. Letting that pattern go on too long can become a problem. “There’s a use-it-or-lose-it phenomenon that occurs,” says Dr. Anita Clayton, a University of …

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Medical Massage: Targeted Therapy for Specific Ills

by Linda Sechrist Sharon Puszko, Ph.D., founder of the Daybreak Geriatric Massage Institute, in Indianapolis, teaches and certifies massage therapists working in assisted living, long-term care and memory care facilities. She relates, “These individuals appreciate not only the physiological benefits of massage but also having a therapist touch and address …

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Emotional Smarts

How to Raise Your EQ by Harvey Deutschendorf The role of emotional intelligence (EI) in helping to facilitate success and happiness in individual lives has become well accepted. People with high EI tend to share seven habits. Focus on the positive. While not ignoring bad news, EI people have made …

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Holistic Eye Care

Taking the Whole Body into Account by Linda Sechrist The “old wives’ tale” about eating carrots for healthy vision wasn’t wrong, but fell far short of a holistic approach to eye health. Today’s holistically trained healthcare providers and ophthalmologists believe that properly maintaining the marvelous phenomenon of eyesight requires taking …

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In the O-Zone: Oxygen Therapy Heals a Host of Ills

Oxygen Therapy Heals a Host of Ills by Valerie Burke As safe and trusted as hyperbaric (high pressure) oxygen therapy, ozone therapy also harnesses the healing power of oxygen. Since the 1950s, its popularity has increased around the world. Today, more than 45,000 physicians in 50 countries administer ozone therapy …

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Holistic Dermatology

Inner Health, Radiant Skin by Linda Sechrist Holistic skin care practices are simple, healthy and sustainably good for people and the planet because they follow nature’s example. Medical Doctor Alan M. Dattner, a 35-year pioneer in the field of holistic dermatology, faithfully follows nature’s principles in supporting skin health. His …

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Weight-Loss Saboteurs

Tackling Obesity’s Hidden Causes by Lisa Marshall Eat less, move more. These words have been the cornerstone of diet advice for decades, leading millions of Americans to greet the new year with vows to cut calories and hit the gym. In all, one in five U.S. adults are dieting at …

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The Rise of Functional Medicine

New Paradigm Gets to the Root Cause of Disease by Lisa Marshall By the end of 2014, Trina Mills, of Parker, Arizona, had given up on conventional medicine. She’d been diagnosed with a thyroid disorder 17 years earlier and taken medication ever since without feeling her symptoms of fatigue, muscle …

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Heal Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

Practical Ways to Regain Vitality by Linda Sechrist Fatigue due to physical or mental exertion is common in those beleaguered by stress, poor eating habits and insomnia, struggling to balance the needs of family and career and too often using caffeine and other stimulants to artificially rebound energy. James L. …

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Salt Air in the City

Salt Rooms Soothe Allergies and Skin Conditions by Avery Mack According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, as many as 50 million Americans are affected by seasonal or year-round nasal allergies. Additionally, 56 million suffer from eczema, psoriasis or rosacea. Prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs may help, but aren’t …

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