Monthly Archives: November 2010

Female Body Fat helps prevent Bone Fractures

Until fairly recently, the medical profession believed unquestioningly that menopause meant the catastrophic decline of a woman’s reproductive potential. And that this decline  stemmed primarily from her main hormone production shutting down. That main hormone was estrogen. Supplying the woman’s … Continue reading

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Why We Need Vitamin D

Actually, it is really comes down to our relationship with the Sun, the sacred source of  all life on this planet. What does the body need Vitamin D for? Assimilating calcium and other minerals into bone matrix. Maintaining a viable immune … Continue reading

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XMRV, autism and chronic fatigue syndrome

A new study commissioned by the combined forces of the NIH, the Harvard University Medical School, and the FDA, has confirmed the conclusions of an earlier study by the University of Nevada in association with the Cleveland Clinic and the … Continue reading

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Paracetamol: risks for your child

Paracetamol (short for para-acetylaminophenol) is the conventional drug of choice to soothe children when in pain. It comes in a handy, child-friendly syrup, packed also with dubious sweetening agents. But in 2008, the prestigious British medical journal, The Lancet, published … Continue reading

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Paracetamol and Ibubrofen Dangers during Pregnancy

As an Oriental Medicine doc, I know how to treat pain without drugs – and also without side effects. A skilled acupuncturist should be able to make most kinds of  pain diminish – or even vanish – within minutes, sometimes … Continue reading

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Vitamin D and Depression Amongst Seniors

Low blood levels of Vitamin D mean increased risk of depression for people over the age of 65. The risks are worse for women than for men, suggesting that women in fact need higher tissue levels of this vitamin than … Continue reading

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