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There’s no doubt about it – the holiday season is the most challenging on our health. All the family get-togethers, the mall-hopping and hustle and bustle of shopping decreases our workouts and distracts us from the things that keep us healthy. Increasing the chances that we’ll make poorer choices f...
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by Anne Salazar-Dunbar, Therapeutic Herbalist  (This article is intended to address the needs of the woman who wishes to balance her cycles, and thereby enhancing her fertility.) Once a month or so, women are reminded of their Power and their deep connection to Creation. In some traditional cultur...
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by Dr. Tyson Perez  More than any other year in practice, 2012 has brought me more nervous, frightened and frustrated parents and patients seeking advice about whooping cough and the related vaccine.  News reports of  whooping cough outbreaks across the country have created an environment of fear a...
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By Dr. Dean Raffelock I am often asked by pregnant women if the artificial sugar Aspartame is safe for them and their developing babies. Postnatal mothers also ask me if it is safe for them to drink aspartame sweetened diet drinks for postpartum weight loss. My answer to both questions is an emphat...
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by Drs. Joe & Stacey MerloGood Vibrations Family Chiropractic    Most people don’t think of getting chiropractic care for their newborn, but infancy and childhood are the most effective time in a person’s life to receive chiropractic adjustments. Some studies have shown that by age 11 the average ...
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by Anne Salazar-Dunbar  Although hormonal imbalance and all the challenges that can go along with it are rampant, most people are not aware of the power and safety of herbal medicine in this regard. But traditional cultures have been utilizing botanical medicine for this purpose for centuries. At ...
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Creating a Healthy and Safe Sunscreen Balance – Vitamin D and Skin Color Over the past 150,000 years, skin color has evolved depending on the migration patterns of our ancestors.   Skin pigmentation changed to ensure our ability to adapt to new environmental and geographical regions.  As civilizati...
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by Experience Life Chiropractic   Have you ever met a pregnant woman who is under great chiropractic care?  If you have, then you probably noticed that within a matter of minutes she tells you all about her chiropractor and the ways chiropractic has helped her enjoy her pregnancy more! What’s all ...
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by Drs. Ian and Lindsay Hoffman Did you know?  A recent article in Reuters Health News suggested that more parents are taking their children to the chiropractor, and are very happy they have done so!  Studies published in 2007 and 2008 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and th...
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by Vicki Wolfrum, CNM, IBCLC   Newborn self attachment Newborn self attachment demonstrates the ability to initiate breastfeeding, all on their very own in the first hour of life.  The newborn brain is miraculously hardwired with 9 self directed steps that help the baby find and seek the mother's...
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By Carol Yeh-Garner, LCSW, HBCE, CHF Fear‚ fear of pain, fear of failure, fear of change. Fear can be so powerful. When you're pregnant, you know you have to give birth to your baby. It's still months & months away & oftentimes, you try not to think about how you'll manage the pain of labor. Or may...
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by Lisa Jarrett, President of The BabyPlus Company, LLC The ancient Chinese used to perform what they called Taikyo during pregnancy.  In essence, Taikyo involved talking and singing to their unborn children and patting on their expectant tummies. All of these practices are differing forms of audit...
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by Michelle Alva, PT, CIIM  We need love hormone to birth, heal, grow, bond and breastfeed. Breast feeding requires the neurohormones oxytocin and prolactin. Nature is so wise that it created feeding time to also be a time for mother and baby to strengthen their bond, heal, grow and increase experi...
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by Dr. Kamyar Hedayat Having a child is one of the greatest joys in life. To ensure a healthy and happy child, the mother should be at her optimal level of health and balance before conceiving. Here are some tips to optimize your health and the health of your child from conception to weaning. The h...
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by Willow Buckley  Many people are familiar with homeopathic remedies readily available in health food stores (Jimbo's, Henry's) and their use for treating symptomatic conditions. For example, a bee sting may necessitate the remedy of Apis to swiftly alleviate burning pain, redness and swelling, or...