chickenpox, shingles

Clearing up the Pox

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Sorting through the myths and misconceptions about Chickenpox and Shingles Many people ask questions about Chickenpox and Shingles. Parents especially want to know how to best protect their children from infection or help them if they do get infected. Most of us have lived through the Chickenpox, yet many of…

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thyroid-pregnancy loss

Preventing Pregnancy Loss. The ignored connection between miscarriage and the thyroid

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Women have many questions after a miscarriage. Unless the cause is discovered to be a genetic anomaly, infection, anatomical abnormality or advanced age, the answers are many times elusive. Our medical system does not fully investigate first trimester pregnancy loss unless it has happened two or sometimes three times. This…

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When Hypothyroid Symptoms are not Resolved with Synthroid? Hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s disease and Wilson’s Temperature Syndrome

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When Hypothyroid Symptoms are not Resolved with Synthroid? Hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s disease and Wilson’s Temperature Syndrome People who are diagnosed with Hypothyroidism are conventionally suggested one treatment option – prescription Synthroid aka T4/Thyroxine. If their hypothyroid symptoms do not improve or resolve there is generally nothing more to do, especially if…

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Clense diet

Detox Season

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Springtime in nature is the Season of renewal, regrowth, and rejuvenation.  It is a perfect time to consider a detox to take advantage of this timing in Nature.  Detoxes come in many forms from simple and easy to more complex and extreme varieties – the point being to make a…

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steriods

What to do about the side effects of steroids?

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Corticosteroids are anti-inflammatory medications that mimic the natural anti-inflammatory hormones in our body. They are used to control an overactive immune reaction in multiple conditions like rashes, allergies, asthma, and autoimmune disorders. They are potent and highly effective, but have significant unwanted effects, the degree of which is usually dose-dependent…

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