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The Difference Between Treating a Disease Verses Curing it

[caption id="attachment_49" align="alignleft" width="300"] True Healing Focuses on Cure and Not Just Treating the Symptoms[/caption] The Difference Between Treating Verses Curing a Disease Recently, while on my way to the office, I had a very interesting conversation with an UBER driver. He wanted to know what I...

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Magnesium and Health in Women Over 40

[caption id="attachment_50684" align="alignleft" width="800"] Foods Rich in Magnesium[/caption] Magnesium Deficiencies are Quite Common One of the most common supplements I prescribe in my practice is magnesium. While magnesium can be found in a variety of foods, it is often deficient in the average American diet.  A recent...

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A Weekend Review Of Bio-Identical Hormone Restoration

[caption id="attachment_333" align="alignleft" width="361"] With Felllow Doctors and Pharmacist at the Hormone Restoration Therapy Conference in Las Vegas[/caption] The Bio Identical Hormone Restoration Therapy Conference Getting away from Los Angeles, and my busy schedule as a naturopathic doctor, can sometimes be a challenge.  And last weekend, April...

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Can Turmeric Help in Stroke Recovery?

[caption id="attachment_220" align="alignleft" width="300"] Turmeric root[/caption] by Dr. Whimsy Anderson, ND Turmeric powder may help people who have suffered from a stroke In a recent article published on the BBC News web site reported on research indicating that the spice tumeric--commonly used in curry--may be beneficial in fighting...

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Can Velvet-bean (Mucuna-pruriens) Be Used To Treat Parkinson’s Disease And Depression?

[caption id="attachment_207" align="alignleft" width="159"] Mucuna pruriens, a plant that contains high levels of natural L-Dopa, is currently being researched for is medicinal properties[/caption] by Dr. Whimsy Anderson, ND The Velvet Bean (Mucuna Pruriens), has long been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine, and many other forms of traditional...

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