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Homeopathic solutions for Allergies

Homeopathic solutions for Allergies

If you are looking for natural ways to treat your allergies, Homeopathic medicine offers a safe & effective solution. Common allergy symptoms include sneezing with a runny nose, coughing, and/or red, itchy or watery eyes. Triggers include pollen, dust, or weeds. Before prescribing a remedy, I often evaluate food allergies and look at the Vitamin D status of my patient
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Sunscreen Basics

Sunscreen Basics

With so many sunscreens on the market claiming to be the perfect sunscreen, how do you decide which one is safe and effective? Here are 5 things to look for to help you with the selection process: Mechanism of Action...

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Do you really need an antibiotic?

Do you really need an antibiotic?

What would it be like living in a world without antibiotics, where a simple infection could kill you? It could happen, as increasing numbers of bacteria are resistant to antibiotics. But there are ways to bypass antibiotics so this frightening scenario doesn’t occur. One herbal remedy, recently imported from Europe, can help to end the remark, “We know where you’re going!”
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The Acid Alkaline Balance

The Acid Alkaline Balance

It’s a self-regulating, self-healing organism that’s capable of finding balance in a chaotic world. Let’s just think about the number of things we do every day that are a strain on our body. We eat food which may or may not be what our body is looking for, we move into different temperature environments
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Lavender Essential Oil For Stress

Lavender Essential Oil For Stress

New Roots Lavender oil is steam-distilled from the flowers of the lavender plant. The unique mosaic of naturally occurring phytochemicals includes two active ingredients:  Linalool and Linalyl acetate.  Linalool exerts a relaxing effect on smooth muscles by inhibiting release of the compound acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter that acts within the neuromuscular junction.

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Thimerosal - Let The Science Speak

Thimerosal - Let The Science Speak

In Thimerosal – Let the Science Speak, the editors and authors unite around one central question: “Would you expose the unborn child or infant of a loved one to a vaccine containing mercury, a known neurotoxin, if there were a safer alternative?”Dr. Herbert asks: “What is an error?” and answers “it is a mismatch between our predictions and the outcomes

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The illusion of vaccine safety

The illusion of vaccine safety

For example, recent research has shown that childhood vaccines containing HERV (human endogenous retrovirus)  or when contaminated with the human cell line WI-38 can cause childhood leukemia and lymphoma, in addition to permanent brain damage, in some children. The father of modern vaccinology, the late Dr. Maurice Hilleman of Merck, drew attention to the cancer connection and discusses this in a 2011 video
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Natural Cold & Flu Prevention

Natural Cold & Flu Prevention

In Canada, active flu season roughly starts in November and ends in March. Health Canada recommends the flu vaccine, but there are those who prefer the natural route, or cannot have the vaccine for health or religious reasons. Here are a few things you can do to prevent & treat colds and flus this season:
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