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What’s in ThyroScript Thyroid Formula and Why

What’s in ThyroScript and why? Thyroid hormone supports cardiac output, a healthy heart rate, your respiratory rate, and basal metabolic rate. Problems here may cause you to feel cold, fatigued or hold on to weight. ThyroScript provides supportive nutrients for a healthy thyroid gland and improve tissue levels of thyroid hormone. DPPIV. ThyroScript contains a […]

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Dental Pain

13 Ways to Make Your Dentist Less Terrifying

My friend Jan who is a self-confessed “big coward who cringes” at the thought of any dental procedure asked me if she should take cannibis prior to her dental appointment. She is not able to use nitrous gas due to her body crashing from it (from a methylation SNP). She’s had a bad reaction to […]

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Licorice Helps Chronic Fatigue and Heartburn

Licorice root is an herbal remedy often used in Chinese traditional medicine. It’s ancient, and was used by the Greeks and Romans for many health concerns such as ulcers, sore throat, asthma, depression, menopause, arthritis, heartburn, gastrointestinal concerns of all sorts and various viral infections (like hepatitis and the flu). Unfortunately, licorice candy (mmm, Twizzlers) […]

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Glutathione

Chronic Illness Responds to Glutathione

You can tell what kind of late-night reading I do… it’s usually one studies that would bore you to tears. But you see my mission in life is your health! So I read a lot of journals (in between watching cute cat videos on YouTube). Today’s article is for anyone who is chronically ill. If […]

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Brain

Green Apples and Your Brain

When I was chopping up green apples to put into my chicken salad I wondered two things: 1) Does anyone else realize that apples are brain food? 2) Do all of you see your food as “medicine” or am I just slightly neurotic? When I eat avocados all I can think of is glutathione! Sprinkle […]

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What To Do for Dry Eyes & Blurry Vision

Gritty, scratchy, irritated, burning eyes, excess watering and/or blurred vision are all symptoms of dry eyes. Today I’m outlining some causes (including some weird causes) as well as simple, affordable solutions. Blinking your eyes allows a complex mixture of oil, water, and mucous (kind of like tears) to bathe the surface of your eye. These […]

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POTS: How Salt Affects Your Blood Pressure

There is nothing to be concerned about. Have you been told this by your medical provider? Yet you have trouble thinking, you’re tired all the time and frequently feel cold. You probably “gray out” first thing in the morning when you get out of bed or stand up too quickly. When the nurse takes your […]

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Rules for Using Essential Oils

IT STARTS TODAY A free online event, you just need your computer or device to listen so please go sign up for the biggest summit of 2015 on essential oils: CLICK HERE. No joke, I probably have more than 18 little bottles of essential oils in my house. They are in every room, on top of […]

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Genes, Methylation and Your Health

Today’s topic is controversial because few physicians bother to test, or interpret genetic code. But for me, I’ve seen how my own genetic SNPs as well as those of my friends have impacted their health, and how dietary supplements improve problems caused by genetic speed bumps (for lack of a better word). I don’t like […]

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Diabetes

Coconut Water and Nine Other Brilliant Ideas to Prevent or Reverse Diabetes

Here’s a surprise. Brand new research published in the February 2015 Journal of Medical Food suggests that coconut water improves diabetes. The catch is that it was a rat study, not a human study. Nevertheless, many animal model studies extrapolate to humans so don’t dismiss the research just yet okay?! The rats in the study […]

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