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Lower back self-therapy

One of my favorite exercises is a hanging leg lift/knee raise off a pull-up bar. This exercise offers several benefits: 1) Strengthen core, firming and defining abdominals, provide support for spine. 2) Opens the back, especially the lower back which … Continue reading

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Help for Cystic Acne

Do you have a serious case of cystic acne that doesn’t respond to diet changes? Keep on reading, there’s alternative toxin sources that you may not have thought about. I was concerned when hearing about of an acne case told … Continue reading

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When Terminal is not the only option

“Your condition is terminal.” Those are earth shattering words coming out of the mouth of a doctor to a patient and his or her family. The power of words. My father’s last two months in 1996 were spent fighting pancreatic … Continue reading

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Hormone receptors and down regulation

What is down-regulation? No, it doesn’t have anything to do with football, four downs and you give up the ball!   Down-regulation is a phenomena associated with cell receptors. Cell receptors are like identical key switches that are activated by … Continue reading

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Balancing Health by Balancing Hormones

A quick note As part of my continuing education for my acupuncture license and credits towards my certificate in Applied Clinical Nutrition, this weekend I’ve been attending a seminar called “Balanced Hormones, Balanced Health” given by Dr. Ronda Nelson, PhD. … Continue reading

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“If animals can do it, you can do it” How to get pregnant – Pt.1

“Dear Doctor, I am a 39 year old professional having problems getting my wife pregnant…” Now that sure is NOT the quintessential letter to the doctor . A respected herbalist I spoke with many years ago told me in his … Continue reading

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Gold Star Bowel Movements

Hi, Everyone This is my first blog post ever. It feels great! I have an idea to begin starting a discussion about good health as it relates to your bowel movements. Oh, yes, I have a passion for helping people … Continue reading

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