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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 simplyView Article
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Influenza Vaccine Pros, Cons & Natural Treatments

If you are weighing the pros and cons of getting the flu shot this year then you are not alone. Recent studies have questioned how well the flu vaccine really works. A 2010 Cochrane Database review of 50 studies including over 70,000 people, found that “influenza vaccines have a modest effect in reducing influenza symptomsView Article
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Influenza: A Symptom of Vitamin D Deficiency

Could the remarkable association between influenza epidemics and the winter season be explained by the well known deficiency of vitamin D that occurs when the sun dips so low in the sky that humans can no longer make vitamin D in the skin?  I think so, and science is just starting to unravel this connection.View Article
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Turn Back the Hands of Time with Fractional Laser

We can’t slow time, but we can turn back the hands a little with laser skin therapy. Take years off your skin age, reduce sun damage, smooth wrinkles and fine lines, and tighten and tone sagging lax skin. The latest generation of lasers for skin therapy is bringing remarkable results to anyone interested in bringingView Article
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Active Release Techniques

Active release technique (ART) is a treatment using massage that focuses on soft tissue systems and movement of muscles, ligaments, tendons, fascia, and nerves.  It can be used to treat many conditions, whether acute or chronic, such as headaches, neck or back pain, injuries or overuse conditions.  The goal is quick and permanent recovery. ARTView Article
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RGCC Supplement Protocol

Sample Letter to Patient Dear Patient, Attached are your RGCC results and spreadsheet (pdf and excel files) on supplement dosing schedule.  I’ve eliminated the supplements that tested as unhelpful, are unavailable in US, or redundant.  I’ve recommended the supplements that showed the highest % of inhibition of your circulating tumor cells (CTCs) and staggered supplementsView Article
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High Intensity Interval Training

If you don’t have time to exercise, then you had better make time to be sick, because so much of our health depends on getting the right amount and the right types of exercise. We all know it, but we get distracted with life, and guess what gets put off until tomorrow or someday whenView Article
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Bon appétit with healthy fats

“Hydrogenated” oils are stuffed full of hydrogen atoms and bad for your health. “Trans” fats are the result of heat and artificial hydrogenation, have an un-natural structure, and become incorporated into cell membranes and nerve tissue causing harm. Omega-6 oils lead to inflammation and Americans are getting too much omega-6 with not enough beneficial omega-3View Article
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The Language of Fats

Good fats, bad fats, trans fats, omega-3, omega-6, hydrogenated, unsaturated… it gets confusing trying to sort out which fats we are supposed to eat and which ones to avoid. With a little explanation and a little chemistry you will understand the language of fats – and more importantly know how and why to include theView Article
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Aftercare Instructions for Platelet Rich Plasma Injections

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) works over about 6 weeks to stimulate healing.  It is important to give it a chance to work so follow these directions closely! Immediately after PRP injection Keep your injection site clean, dry and covered with a Band-Aid the day of your procedure. You may shower at any time.  You mayView Article
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