Chronic Illness

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What Is Homeopathy?

Posted on December 11, 2018

Homeopathy is a medical system that is based on the belief that the body can cure itself. Tiny amounts of natural substances such as plants and minerals are used that they believe will stimulate the healing process. In the 1700’s in Germany, this belief was developed and is common in many European countries. It is […]

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Age-Related Pains

Posted on December 6, 2018

If you are having aches, you aren’t alone as there are around 100 million Americans that have some kind of chronic pain that is the long-term kind that sticks around after an injury or illness. Millions more have some sort of short-term pain. Some types of pain are more common during a certain time in your […]

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Dangers Lurking in Leather

Posted on December 3, 2018

  Those enticing handbags, jackets, sofas and armchairs we view as we walk through the mall are normally made from genuine leather. Every car interior covets the new leather smell we all love. But, where is it that this leather comes from? Of course, we know most are from pigs, cows, snakes, buffalo, kangaroos and […]

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Breath Test to Detect Stomach & Oesophageal Cancers

Posted on October 22, 2018

There is a test that now measures the levels of 5 chemicals in the breath that has shown promising results for detecting cancers of the oesophagus and stomach in a large patient trial that has been presented at the European Cancer Congress 2017.   Stomach and oesophageal cancer together, currently account for around 1.4 million […]

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Choosing Complementary Medicine For Cancer

Posted on August 27, 2018

Choosing the complementary medicine best suited for your type of cancer can be a daunting and overwhelming decision. My opinion is a true integrative program of science based protocols that are done outside of the United States. However, many people are unable to travel outside of the US. There is some helpful information on integrative treatments […]

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Standing for Our Health

Posted on July 20, 2018

The average U.S. adult spends up to 10 hours a day sitting.  This is a habit viewed as a normal integral part of daily life with working at a desk job or commuting long hours.  We aren’t doing our bodies any favors by sitting so much as it contributes to rising rates of overweight and […]

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What Is Triggering Your Eczema?

Posted on October 9, 2017

Eczema is a skin condition that causes itchy, red, and swollen patches of skin. The most common type of eczema is called atopic dermatitis, “atopic” meaning an allergy that is usually hereditary, and “dermatitis” meaning the inflammation of the skin. Stress Flaring? Try relaxation techniques like yoga, meditation, or deep breathing. Anxiety and stress can […]

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Foods that Fight Chronic Inflammation

Posted on June 27, 2016

The University of Liverpool’s Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease has conducted a study that identifies foodstuffs that can help prevent chronic inflammation that contributes to many leading causes of death. When inflammation in the body goes wrong or on for too long, it can trigger disease processes. If uncontrolled, inflammation plays a role in […]

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Your Cognitive Health

Posted on June 25, 2016

In order to protect your cognitive health or even improve your memory and brain function, exercise should come first. I know, if you are like me, exercise is not really my favorite thing to do but evidence shows exercise improves memory and cognition and helps stave off dementia. That might be worth walking around the […]

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Get Your Anger under Control

Posted on December 23, 2013

Get Your Anger under Control We get angry and it is only normal. But if you get mad for simple or wrong reasons or if you flare up every minute or every day, something is wrong with you. You are wasting your emotions, you are hurting the people around you, and you are making your […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon