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Mycoplasma-Possible Cause For Persistent Infections

Have you been in poor health, seemingly getting the same infection over and over again?  You might be prescribed one antibiotic after another, seemingly getting a little better only to relapse. There is an organism called a mycoplasma that just might be the...

Nature’s Support for Colds and Flu

As the weather cools and the fall foliage turn its spectrum of reds, oranges and yellows it serves as a reminder of the eminent cold and flu season.  Almost everyone has experienced the uncomfortable effects of either a cold or the flu. With either...

Impact of Inflammation on Overall Health

According to the World Health Organization, “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”  Typical of the general public’s concept, health has come to mean being pain free. However, pain...

Menopause

Ah, the Change, a happy time, an intolerable time. The outcome is based on the symptoms women experience.  For some women it’s a walk in the park, for others, the worst time of their lives.  Most women reach menopause between the ages of 45 and 55, with the...

Estrogen Dominance and Cancer

Cancer is a diagnosis no one ever wants to hear.  Unfortunately, the statistics are not favorable as one in 4 deaths in the United States is due to cancer. It has been stated that in general we all carry cancer cells in our bodies at one point or another. ...

Nutrients for Thyroid Health

Nothing can spoil the joy in life like having constant, unrelenting fatigue.  The desire to succeed and accomplish is there, however, the energy levels are not.  One primary reason for this degree of lethargy can be due to a sluggish thyroid. The thyroid, a...

“Andropause” the Male Version of Menopause

With so much publicity on women’s health issues being broadcast in the media by celebrities and talk show hosts, menopause, for one, has been well represented.  Men, also, go through hormonal changes, and unknowingly, tend to wallow in their misery, accepting the...

Effects of Environmental Estrogen on the Body

Last months article discussed “signs” the body gives us to indicate a nutritient deficiency may be present.   A “sign” worthy of its own article is Estrogen Dominance. According to Chinese Medicine, little red blood blisters (aka: cherry angiomas)...