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Epstein Barr Virus and Autoimmune Disease

Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) is one of the most common viruses. It’s a member of the herpes group of viruses including HSV 1 and 2, Varicella zoster virus (shingles, chicken pox), Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Pseudorabies virus. A common factor of these viruses is their stress on the immune system, and their ability to remain dormant […]

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Autoimmune Diseases are Skyrocketing • Root Causes and Triggers

Autoimmune diseases and lifestyle dis-eases have skyrocketed in the last decade. This includes diseases such as cancer, heart disease, autoimmune diseases, thyroid dysfunction and other hormone problems, chronic respiratory disorders, oral disease, diabetes, and mental illness. What’s interesting about this shift is the research showing that the main contributors to autoimmune diseases and lifestyle diseases […]

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Melatonin Health Benefits

Melatonin is a hormone that’s secreted by the pineal gland in the brain. It’s essential for quality sleep and healthy sleep-wake cycle. There’s 10-15 times more melatonin in the blood at night compared to the day time. Levels start to increase during the night when it’s dark, reaching the maximum in the early hours between […]

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Inspirational Testimonials and Success Stories

Over the years, I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to help hundreds of men and women restore their health and heal naturally. Here’s just a few of the testimonials and success stories from clients I’ve worked with that you’ll find truly inspirational. Inspirational Testimonials and Success Stories Sherry’s Success Story. Before I started working with […]

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Client Success Story: I Healed My Thyroid & Fixed My Digestion

Client Success Story: Jeanne’s Testimonial After several years of not feeling well and having concerns about my overall health, I decided I could no longer push away my anxieties or accept that at the age of 67 I was just “aging.” In 2012, I had my gallbladder removed in an emergency situation because it was […]

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Sleep for Weight Loss, Better Memory and Healthy Aging

Poor sleep is associated with an increased risk of dementia, depression, mania, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, Alzheimer’s and obesity! Sleep is essential for healthy brain function, weight loss, balanced hormones, improving memory, increased energy during the day, younger-looking skin, healthy aging, learning, and optimal performance. It’s the time when our body repairs from the mental […]

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Toxic Chemicals Affect Your Brain, Hormones and Health

Toxic chemicals are everywhere nowadays! They’re in the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breathe, the soil, the personal care products we put on our body, the household products we use in our homes, yards and garden, and the environment. The obesity epidemic, the rise in autism, autoimmune disease, neurological disorders, […]

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Breast Implant Illness: Are Your Breast Implants Making You Sick?

Breast Implant Illness is the name given to various symptoms and illnesses reported by women who have experienced adverse health conditions and chronic problems with their health after implantation. There has been a great deal of controversy and unanswered questions regarding breast implant illness and the safety of breast implants especially after the recent FDA confirmation […]

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Cholesterol Benefits and the Dangers of Statin Drugs

Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is essential to healthy brain function, hormone production and many metabolic processes. Contrary to popular belief, you need cholesterol. Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are one of the top prescribed drugs nowadays. One in four Americans over age 40 and approximately 80% of those 60-75 years of age currently takes a […]

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4 Things to Check Before Taking an Antidepressant

Guest Post: 4 Things to Check Before Taking an Antidepressant The following post was written by Kelly Brogan, MD, a New York Times bestselling author of “A Mind of Your Own.” Dr. Brogan studied cognitive neuroscience at MIT before receiving her MD from Weill Cornell Medical College. Board certified in psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, and integrative […]

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