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It’s Flu Shot Time… but Wait!

After reading through the clinical trials of how this vaccine was tested for safety, I was baffled by the numerous flaws in the design. Every trial reported on this vaccine used another vaccine in the control group. How is it possible to claim safety to a product when there is no true control group that didn’t receive any treatment?

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Hormones and Food Cravings

Do you ever feel like you can’t get enough snacks in the day or that you’re never full? Did you know that your hormones can be the culprit? Many of us think of hormones as substances in the body which are uncontrolled. The definition of “hormone” in the book, Lick the Sugar Habit, by Nancy Appleton, Ph.D. is as follows: “a chemical produced by a gland and secreted into the blood that affects the function of distant cells or organs.” Our endocrine system is largely responsible for our hormone production. Did you know that endocrine glands and their hormones do …

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7 Reasons to Make Rosewater a Staple in Your Daily Routine

Roses: The symbol of love, health, passion, and life. Just what your skin needs and craves. Why The Miracles of Morocco 100 % organic pure Rosewater is a must! Here are the 7 reasons to make Rosewater a staple in your daily routine: Rosewater helps maintain the skin’s pH balance, and also controls excess oil. It has astringent like properties that clean pores and tone the skin. Making it the perfect Skin cleanser and toner for all skin types. How to use it: Clean skin, advantageously replacing plain water. As a toner, makeup remover or aftershave, pour on a cotton …

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Risks Involved with NSAIDs & Natural Solutions for Pain and Inflammation

In 2015, the FDA strengthened the issued warning on the risk of NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) from warning that these medications may cause an increased risk of stroke and heart attack to stating that they are known to increase this risk. The FDA went on to state that the risk may increase with prolonged use of these medications over time.Fast forward two years to now; a new study published in the BMJ (British Medical Journal) confirmed that NSAIDs not only significantly increase the risk of heart attack, but this increased risk can occur as early as within the first week …

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Concussions

Have you ever fallen down? Fallen out of a tree? Been hit in the head or face with a hard object? Run into another person? Have you ever been in an auto accident? Motorcycle accident? Bicycle accident? Quad accident? Have you ever been knocked out? Knocked “silly”? Had your bell rung? Lost consciousness for a few seconds or even longer? These types of accidents (and much more!) often result in an extreme shaking of the head, often violent, known as a “concussion.” Symptoms of a concussion are known. They are a headache, disorientation, amnesia, poor balance, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, memory …

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Is Ketosis more than just what you eat and drink?!

You have decided to take control over your health and turn your body into a fat burning machine doing ketosis. Fat is now your new best friend and no longer the dreaded enemy. You learned to track your food, to read labels and to enjoy new recipes. Congratulations!! You are on track to a healthier you!!! At the Nutritional Healing Center of Ann Arbor, we want to take you one step closer to THE HEALTHIEST YOU! Now that you have the diet under control, I am here to help you target the non-edible items to get you faster into ketosis. …

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Resolving Chronic Illness

All chronic disease is a gradient level of lactic acidosis. You can have a small amount in a localized area. In the end, an extreme amount puts you in the hospital. Disease names and drugs are given to treat the symptoms, as the progression of this mechanism continues.

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What You Need to Know About Ketosis for Weight Loss

Why is getting into Ketosis necessary? When a body is burning only sugar, it is more likely to gain weight and develop a disease. Converting to fat burning, even just a couple of times a year can help prevent and reverse all of the above health issues.

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Prepare Your Skin for Winter and the Holiday Season

Minor skin chapping on hands and lips can turn into fissures that become infected. We recommend wearing a nourishing natural lip balm at all time and do not wait for temperatures to turn frigid before wearing gloves while wearing them daily until spring.

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Adrenal Function and Your Health

The adrenals are two small, triangular-shaped glands that sit on top of the kidneys. These glands are an important part of the endocrine (hormonal) system. The adrenals might be small, but their role in the body is not! They are responsible for producing many hormones called catecholamines. Dopamine, epinephrine (adrenaline), and norepinephrine are the primary catecholamines. As you can see in the graphic included in this article, these hormones are released into the bloodstream when you are physically or emotionally stressed. The adrenals do play a role in regulating stress response, blood sugar, blood pressure, sex hormones, inflammation and immune …

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