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Don’t Hold Back Your Tears, Here’s Why

When we think of crying, we usually relate it to some form of grief, pain (emotional or physical), shame or guilt. We cry for a lot of reasons! I remember once becoming very emotional about a touching gift I received. The sniffling began as soon as I opened it: a pretty hand-made photo collage of my […]

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Headaches? Time to Get Your Thyroid Checked!

I like saying “I told you so” because it means you got my help years ahead of everyone else.  And in this case, it’s about headaches and migraines, and how this condition is tied to hypothyroidism and thyroid hormone insufficiencies. Because headaches and thyroid disease are not life-threatening, there isn’t a lot of research on them, but […]

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It’s CRAZY to Layer Drugs on Top of Your Chronic Pain

Do you just basically accept that you have a lot of gas, cramps or belly bloating? Stop accepting that. Do you hurt and deal with chronic pain syndromes like migraines, fibromyalgia, back pain or nerve pain (like neuropathy)? Some of you live with painful things and for some of you, detoxing your body will free […]

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It’s Another Attack on Herbs and It Makes Me Mad


I was aghast after reading the Consumer Reports post which just revealed 15 herbs which they feel are dangerous for you.  Their headline reads “15 Supplement Ingredients to Always Avoid” and goes on to say “These supplement ingredients can cause organ damage, cardiac arrest, and cancer.” 

Man, that just scares the bejeebers out of you, […]

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5 Medicinal Ice Cube Recipes to Help You Lose Weight



I bet some of you drink pure filtered water and try to get your friends and relatives to do the same but they won’t listen. Drinking water instead of soda can be the fastest, simplest way to lose weight and improve health. Why? 

Because we all need fresh water to dilute poisons in our body […]

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9 Cool Things to do with Cucumbers

adIn the winter in Colorado you can’t get me to buy cucumbers, but come summer, there’s always one or two in my fridge.  In addition to being a refreshing and delicious side dish on my summer table, cucumbers have profound medicinal benefits.  Cucumbers have many active constituents, including an anti-inflammatory flavonol called “fisetin” which may […]

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The Case Against Kale

I want to share with you a recent conversation between me and my “bookface” mom: Mom: Suzy!  Eat more broccoli!!!  (This was the 5th time she said it). Suzy: Ma, c’mon, I don’t want a goitrogen. Mom: Hah? Why don’t you like going to the gym? Suzy: No ma, I said goitrogen!  I like going to the […]

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I’m Answering Your Questions on Diabetes and GlucoScript

After yesterday’s article entitled, “Symptoms of Diabetes Mimic Thyroid Disease,”  I received hundreds of good questions on both topics, thyroid and diabetes. And a few other questions including whether or not I personally have diabetes. (I don’t).  I received over 280 questions, so I can’t answer all of them, but I will do my best.  […]

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The Signs of Diabetes Mimic Thyroid Disease

Today’s article is about the thyroid and diabetes connection, and I will also cover risk factors, kidney disease and Hashimoto’s, gluten and much more. I have chosen to cover these topics because thyroid illness is a leading cause for diabetes, and I’m afraid that no one has told you this yet. You know now! If […]

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Fight to Find Out What is Causing Your Fibromyalgia

Dear Suzy, I’ve had fibromyalgia for the last 8 years, and I take Lyrica, Hydrocodone and citalopram for medicine. My local pharmacist said those are used to treat pain and depression but I want to make sure with you. And also, I’d like to know what natural alternatives I have. —S.D., Gainesville, Florida Click to […]

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