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Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy 2

If you answered “yes” to these three questions, you may be eligible to take part in a National Institutes of Health federally funded study of intravenous (IV) chelation therapy and oral vitamins for people with diabetes and heart disease. What is chelation therapy? Chelation therapy is a research medicine given through an IV.  Some scientists… View Article
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Mistletoe Therapy

Mistletoe (viscus album) is a unique plant that grows from the bark apple, pine and fir trees.  It has white berries from which mistletoe medicinal products are made.  Used as a medicinal plant for centuries is has been shown to be very helpful in treating cancer.  The use of mistletoe is somewhat standard in European… View Article
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Cancer Lifestyle Factors

Lifestyle factors have a huge impact on the cancer prevention and cancer survival.  Our staff includes a nutritionist, health coach and yoga instructor to help you achieve lifestyle goals.  We also refer with our network of alternative and complementary practitioners. Nutrition Watch “Forks over Knives”, “Food, Inc” Read “The Slow Down Diet” by Marc David… View Article
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Cancer Fighting Supplements

There are many plant based or natural supplements that have evidence of benefit against cancer, either directly by killing cancer cells or indirectly by changing the “terrain” that encourages cancer growth. NOTE: We do our best to find evidence of safety and effectiveness before recommending supplements or treatments.  Many of those listed have substantial research… View Article
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Cancer Testing

There are numerous tests that help us evaluate and improve the “terrain” that encourages cancer growth.  There are also cancer markers that reflect the extent of cancer presence and help us guide treatment. Genetics Read “Feel Good Nutrigenomics” by Amy Yasko – Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) Test through 23andme.com Get data summary from geneticgenie.org Inflammation… View Article
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The Face of Winter

Winter, fluctuating from the extremes of cold, dry outside weather to warm indoor air, is damaging to our skin, causing it to be dry, scaly, cracked, and chapped.  Just as we make a transition in our clothing – from lighter layers to thicker warmer layers – we need to do the same for our skin…. View Article
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Acudetox (ear acupuncture)

Acudetox is a well established method of acupuncture that targets specific points on the ear involving detox and craving pathways.  It has been shown to reduce cravings for alcohol and drugs including nicotine, minimize withdrawal symptoms, help control agitation and anxiety, while increasing calmness, energy, concentration and sleep. Relaxed and calm are feelings typically experienced… View Article
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PRESS RELEASE: AdvantAge Integrative Medicine to Participate in National Institutes of Health TACT2 Research Trial

Second study will focus on benefits of removing toxic metal pollutants in patients with diabetes and a prior heart attack FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Grand Junction, CO – December 2017). AdvantAge Integrative Medicine Center has been named a participating clinical site for the second Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT2). TACT2 will examine the use of… View Article
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Spirits of good health

Can the mind really exert a significant influence on your health, and how does spirituality or religiosity play a role? Does faith in and of its self confer health benefits, and if so, does it matter if you go to church? It is becoming clear that a high level of spirituality, as well as simply… View Article
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Intravenous iron replacement

LMW iron dextran — LMW ID (INFeD, CosmoFer) is the least expensive of the IV iron formulations that can be administered in a single, large dose (total dose infusion). LMW ID can be given as multiple doses of 2 mL (equivalent to 100 mg elemental iron, based on a concentration of 50 mg elemental iron per mL)…. View Article
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