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14 Essential Oils for a Healthy Thyroid

Many of you are taking thyroid supplements or medications already, but you might consider adding one more thing into your thyroid health regimen.  Simple is best, and there’s nothing more simple or pure that I can think of than essential oils, which are basically extracts from flowers and plants. The medical community never used to think much […]

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Give Your Valentine a Healing Bouquet of Flowers

For Valentine’s Day, I know most of us ladies want some chocolate. I love chocolate myself, and the darker the better. You don’t need me to tell you about the health benefits of dark chocolate, there are probably 100 posts about it being uploaded as I write this. So this year, I am thinking outside […]

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Are You Worth Your Salt?

(or perhaps a better question might be: IS YOUR SALT WORTH YOU?) Before you reach for that salt shaker, you need to know that the kind of salt you eat matters. The typical table salt found in almost all kitchens and restaurants is similar to the industrial chemical used to de-ice highways. Now that doesn’t […]

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Pharmacists Don’t Just Lick, Stick and Pour

When I worked in retail pharmacies, one of the most common questions I had was, “What side effects will this drug cause?”   Another popular question was “How long will it take for this pill to work?” I remember some of my favorite customers, especially the funny ones or those who gifted me with flowers, hand-made […]

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You Pay the Price if Your Doctor Misdiagnoses You

I bet you’ve been told some pretty awful stuff by your doctors over the years. Maybe they’ve told you that you’re crazy, or that you have depression or bipolar.  Maybe they’ve written off your symptoms to normal aging or menopause, or that your anxiety, fatigue or brain fog are all in your head. I felt […]

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Vitamin E is More than Skin Deep

I heard two women talking at the store about vitamin E. As one of the ladies pointed to her elbow, she said, “I squeeze a little out and rub it on this scar”. The other one said, “It’s better if you take it internally but if rubbing it on is working for you, then go right ahead.” […]

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8 Incredible Medicinal Plants from the Bible

Before the advent of synthetic compounds, injections, and expensive medications, the human body was accustomed to natural herbs and spices. Our planet Earth has thousands of healing plants that grew during biblical times. Even though I am a pharmacist, I believe that we can use what grows on Earth to heal. Today I’m listing 8 incredible plants, […]

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4 Tips to Stay Sober and Ease Withdrawal

I feel like every family, including mine, has someone who is an alcoholic that wants to stop drinking. One of my relatives has struggled with alcoholism and drug addiction since he was 14. Now, at over 60 years of age, he’s still suffering. The actual part of “quitting” is not as hard as staying sober thereafter. […]

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Your favorite condiment can make you sick!

When you think of histamine, you immediately think of allergies, right? But histamine is actually a neurotransmitter and we make it in our cells, then dump it out after exposure to a trigger. Certain foods you eat are very high in histamine. You are unintentionally making yourself high in histamine, and then I’ll bet you […]

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mTOT Drugs May Help Parkinson’s, Lewy Body and other Dementias

Parkinson’s disease, as you may know, is a progressive disorder affecting movement which causes tremors of the hands, arms, legs, jaw and elsewhere.  The condition slows movements, and causes a sensation of rigidity and stiffness of the limbs and trunk. Balance can be impacted too. A related condition, Lewy Body Disease (LBD), may look very […]

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