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Are you Itching to Get Out of Your Skin?

        Eczema is a challenging condition since it has many possible causes, including heredity, the environment, stress, dehydration and food sensitivities. Heredity is beyond our control, but by reducing exposure to the other potential causes, it is possible to eliminate or dramatically reduce the symptoms of eczema.     Food sensitivities/dehydration             …

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The Power of Color

What are phytochemicals? Phytochemicals are substances in plants which promote health in three important ways: (1)Acting as powerful antioxidants; (2) Reducing inflammation; and (3) Detoxifying the body. Free radicals are unstable molecules that can damage our cells, leading to heart disease, cancer, cataracts, premature aging and a variety of other conditions. Antioxidants have the power to dramatically decrease the damage …

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Are you Clothes and Accessories Causing Your Pain?

  They say that the first thing a woman notices when she meets someone is their shoes. When I see a patient in chronic pain, I start with the shoes, but work my way up to the head. You would be surprised how what a person wears and the items they use to accessorize can affect or perpetuate their pain. …

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Coffee- The verdict is out

      Coffee has been around for thousands of years. It originated in the Ethiopian highlands, where the legend goes that Kaldi, a goat herder, discovered it after noticing that his goats, upon eating berries from a certain tree, became so spirited that they did not want to sleep at night. Kaldi reported his findings to the abbot of …

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