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10 Reasons to Love the Herb St. John’s Wort

The popular herb St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) often gets an eyebrow raise from the media, even in the face of whole volumes of research espousing its effectiveness for many health concerns. …

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This Man’s Parkinson’s Diagnosis Inspired Him to Help Others

Robert Bartoo describes himself as, "an old sailor who has Parkinson's disease." But, he is first and foremost a storyteller. "Once you get me started, I spin terrible tales," he admits. It's an en…

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Treating Parkinson’s Disease With Diet

Caffeine consumption appears to help prevent Parkinson's, but what if you already have the condition? A recent study found that giving folks the equivalent of about two cups of coffee a day worth of c…

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Want to Help Prevent Parkinson’s Disease? Avoid This.

Four things we can do that may reduce our risk of developing Parkinson's disease are: increase exercise; and avoid dairy products, pesticides, and accidents that damage the head. (The latter means wea…

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The Healing Power of Water

Would you believe that drinking water is one of the most healing things you can do for your body?  It’s true—as long as it is pure, filtered, alkaline water. Yet most water is acidic. Water that measu…

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9 Brain Superfoods

Your brain controls every function in your body yet we rarely give it a second thought.  And, few of us choose foods that protect or heal our brain.  Here are some of the best foods for thought (liter…

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A Healthy Gut Makes a Healthy Brain

“What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas,” according to the adage.  But the same sentiment cannot be applied to your health.  Seemingly unrelated parts of your body can be intimately connected.  When it …

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The Sacred Science: Healing in the Amazon – DVD Giveaway!

We are giving away a copy of the documentary The Sacred Science, produced by Nick Polizzi. You can watch the trailer above, and check out an article by the author below. Then, if your interest is …

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7 Tips for Parkinson’s Relief

Do you or a loved one suffer from Parkinson's disease? While the disease can be devastating, there are many small changes you can make to alleviate pain and discomfort in the daily life of the Parkins…

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Caffeine: the New Treatment for Parkinson’s?

We already know that drinking coffee and other caffeinated beverages can lessen a person's overall risk for getting Parkinson's disease, but what if a person already suffers from it? A new study fr…

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