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Rethinking Mouthwash

by Frederick Dreher Many people use a commercial mouth rinse as a quick way to clean and freshen the breath. Although it may leave the mouth with feeling clean temporarily, it may be doing more harm than good; like killing bacteria that help the heart. The mouth is the home …

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Proper Nutrition Can Change Our Moods

Food and Mood

by Susan Brown According to the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 86 percent of American healthcare dollars are spent treating chronic diseases; in 2013, that was $2.7 trillion. Seven out of 10 deaths are related to ongoing chronic health conditions. We struggle daily to feel better. …

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Creating a Concert of Care

by Brandon Russ It seems we are bombarded by disruptions to conventional practices when it comes to our health and well-being, including a daily dose of what the latest study or newest trend says is worth knowing. It’s time to take our power back and create beautiful sounds with a …

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Inflammation Needs to Be Understood for Proper Well-Being

by Joseph S Gulyas Most of us know that inflammation is not good for our body, and is in fact the basis for many conditions that Americans suffer from, like irritable bowel syndrome, arthritis, migraines and heart-related issues. The inflammatory process engulfs and totally disrupts the body; even if health …

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Energetic Approaches to Healing Chronic Pain

by Jack Treiber People that suffer with chronic pain, typically defined as lasting from three to six months, experience a much-diminished quality of life, because each day can be a struggle. The pain may range from mild to excruciating and be persistent or intermittent. It can limit a person’s movements …

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Testosterone’s Role in Health and Vitality

by Stuart Erner Low testosterone levels, or low T, is an issue that affects both men and women, and a variety of products are being promoted for raising or optimizing testosterone levels. From a physician’s standpoint, it’s worth reviewing what medical science has learned about this important hormone, why we’re …

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A Naturopathic Approach to Autoimmunity

by Amy Cole The immune system in the body is in charge of keeping us healthy by attacking foreign invaders such as bacteria, viruses and foreign tissue. An autoimmune disease occurs when the immune system attacks normal healthy tissue by mistake. The National Institutes of Health estimates that more than …

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