Monthly Archives: March 2011

My “family history” with Diabetes and what I’m doing about it.

Like many people my age I can look at my family and see parents, grandparents, uncles and aunts with Type II Diabetes.  This often leads to the obvious conclusion that this is a genetic inevitability…. seemingly obvious, but happily wrong! … Continue reading

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Infants and the Vitamin K Shot

Ever since I was confronted with the dilemma as to whether or not to give my children Vitamin K shots at birth, I have wondered about its necessity. I decided that it was unnecessary at the time, unless we had … Continue reading

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Herbs for Lactation

Many women commonly reach for the Mother’s Milk tea from various tea makers. How many of us truly understand what herbs are best to help us when we are breastfeeding and which we should avoid? The class of herbs that … Continue reading

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Recovery from Surgery With Herbs

This past week I’ve had the opportunity to suggest herbs for a few folks who’ve recently had surgery.  I thought I’d write about one of them today. I received an email from a customer who is having problems after a … Continue reading

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Everyone in my house needs some sort of herbal treatment!

Ok, not everybody, but almost everybody!  It’s been a very long day…. the dog is crying every time she moves, my husband is incredibly grumpy, I have strained vocal chords and I suspect my son has a urinary tract infection! … Continue reading

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Fertility and Natural Therapies

Yesterday I mentioned the connection between the nervous system and many other dis-eases of the body. One that I am intimately aware of is the connection between the nervous system and our fertility. I’m going to focus here on women’s … Continue reading

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Dietary Help for Lower Stress and Better Sleep

Would it surprise you that that the most widely prescribed medications today are for stress related or sleep disorders?  Probably not… Nervous system disorder is a great epidemic in our time. In fact, the health of the nervous system has … Continue reading

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