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Paula Principles for a Happy, Healthy Life

Paula Principles are strategies that I have found over the years to be foundational building blocks to changing your body, transforming your health, and improving your life. You will move closer to living a happy, healthy, disease-free life when the Paula Principles are put into practice as your lifestyle medicine. Many of these Paula Principles […]

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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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The Best Natural Antibiotics

Antibiotics are one of the most commonly prescribed drugs. They’re often prescribed unnecessarily, especially for viral infections, colds, flu, sinus infections, and other conditions they were never meant to treat. Antibiotic use is becoming more specific “a drug for every bug” and can be life-saving in isolated cases. Unfortunately, they’re over-prescribed and their use is […]

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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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Parasites: Causes, Symptoms & Solutions

Parasites are more common than many people think. They’re often overlooked as a potential root cause of autoimmunity, colon disorders, allergies, unexplained pain, and many chronic health challenges. Intestinal parasites are abnormal inhabitants of the GI tract that live off and have the potential to cause damage to their host, negatively impacting many aspects of […]

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Methylation, Epigenetics and Your Health

Methylation is an important biochemical process that occurs in every cell and organ of your body. Methylation is the process of taking one carbon molecule and three hydrogen molecules, known as a methyl group, and applying it to every bodily function such as thinking, repairing DNA, turning on and off genes, fighting infections, how the […]

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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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The Health Benefits of Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a medicinal plant that has over 75 healing compounds. Known as “the potted physician,” the aloe plant is filled with a clear gel that acts as a digestive tonic, accelerates the healing process by stopping pain and reducing inflammation, heals, repairs and stimulates skin growth, boosts the immune system, and destroys bacterial […]

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The Truth About Cholesterol Levels and Cancer

Guest expert post by Dr. Jack Wolfson, the “Paleo Cardiologist” Cholesterol is one of the most important molecules in your body. Often criticized by the media and mainstream medical doctors, cholesterol has numerous functions such as: Vitamin D production Digestion and healthy bile Cell membrane function and integrity Precursor to hormones such as testosterone, progesterone, […]

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