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Anemia and Tan Chins: Iron supplement overdose can cause stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea, black stools, lethargy, weakness, collapse, weak/rapid heartbeats, shallow breathing, convulsions and coma. Try getting those same symptoms from eating parsley and taking a couple teaspoons of blackstrap molasses every now and then. THAT won’t happen. Aneurysms: Most people with aneurysms … [Read more...]

*Intro. to Parasitology

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Introduction to Parasitology Do You Have Worms? How do you know if you should take a wormer? Signs of internal (often intestinal) worms include: Abdominal Cramping Acne Anxiety and Nervousness Appendicitis Bloating Brain Fog Bruxism (Grinding the teeth—especially at night time) Clear Mucous Strands in the Stool (Yes you should be looking at it each time you … [Read more...]

Anemia and Tan Chins

Tan Chin? No Energy? You May Have Iron Deficient Anemia. Sometimes I see clients with that characteristic tan mark around their cheeks and chin indicating early iron deficient anemia. When this happens the client is feeling run down, but not run down enough to cause them to go to a doctor’s office--yet.  It’s my job to help the person supplement their diet so they don’t have to … [Read more...]

Aneurysms | aneurysm

Aneurysms (Aneurisms): Brain and Aortic  I have always remembered having pinpoint headaches occasionally--always on the right side of my head near the temple area. In 1995 those headaches became more frequent until that area throbbed constantly even when bending my head only five degrees. "Houston, we have a problem." I said to myself.  I remember in veterinary school, my … [Read more...]

Antacid Side Effects

Antacids (. . .and the problems with taking them!) Acid indigestion Normal Digestion What are Antacids? How do Antacids work? Side effects with Antacids Drug interactions with Antacids H2 Blockers 11 Complications from the Long-term use of Antacids Contraindications for the use of Antacids Antacids in Pregnancy Antacids in … [Read more...]

Anti-Constipation Fruit Paste

This is a recipe the hospice angel gave my father to help him through the last few weeks of his journey with cancer. He liked it. You will too. . . and it works.  1 Pound Pitted Prunes 1 Pound Raisins 1 Pound Figs 1 Cup Brown Sugar 1 Cup Lemon Juice Senna Leaf Tea (see below)  Directions:    Prepare tea.  Place 1 tablespoon Senna leaves in about 2 1/2 cups … [Read more...]

Are You Taking Toxic Doses of Vitamin D

Are You Taking Toxic Doses of Vitamin D? Natural Health Techniques - Dr. Denice Moffat

Are you taking toxic doses of Vitamin D?   I admit to having  held off for almost a year now before writing about this topic. There’s a new test out for vitamin D levels in the body and it appears that over 90% of all the people in the United States are low on Vitamin D. Really folks, does this make sense? Are there that many couch potato, sunscreen using people out there … [Read more...]

Arthritis

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Copper bracelets sometimes work, but here's how I'd handle arthritis, rheumatism and osteoarthritis (and if the body isn't too old to respond, it usually does.) I muscle-test what the core cause is and go after it.  As with all dis-ease, there are core causes. With arthritis, some of these causes are an acid body, allergies, heavy metals, low minerals, high or inappropriate … [Read more...]

Arthritis–18 Tips and Tricks | arthritis tips

18 Natural Tips and Tricks for Arthritis By Dr. Denice Moffat There are lots of herbs and supplements on the market for arthritis.  Over the years I have found a few basic herbs/supplements that work better than all of the fancy combinations that come out every month. Here they are:  Glucosamine Sulfate—specifically the Phytopharmica brand. It’s time released and very … [Read more...]

Asthma

Did you know. . .  Asthma has increased continuously since the 1970s and now affects an estimated 7% of the population worldwide. More than 20 million people in the United States suffer from asthma as of 2008. Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood affecting more than 7 million children—almost 9% of all United States children have asthma. That … [Read more...]