“In 2002, 231 million Europeans attempted some form of diet. Of these, only one per cent will achieve permanent weight loss.” ~ From a confidential... Read more »
“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” ~ John Steinbeck, “Travels with Charley: In Search of... Read more »
When I entered medical practice in 1978, there was no such thing as a Sleep Disorder Clinic. Yet the past 38 years have changed all that with waiting... Read more »
We are in the midst of what can only be described as an epidemic of autism. When I first started my medical practice in 1979, autism was a relatively... Read more »
Now that the warm weather is here, most of us will be spending a lot more time outdoors playing, working or just hanging around. All of this outdoor activity is not without its perils. Cuts and scrapes, bites and stings, bruises and strains, sunburn; you name it, it’s bound to happen at some point. This month I will be focusing on some of the... Read more »
Spring is a great time to watch your greens grow. The aesthetically beautiful Chickweed and potent Stinging Nettle are two great additions to your garden — and life — to incorporate this season. Watch the Chickweed blossom into beautiful star-shaped flowers, while producing a powerful punch of vitamins and minerals.
Stinging nettle is also filled... Read more »
The thyroid is considered by many to be the body’s major powerhouse gland. In this article, we will explore the nature of, and need for, specific nourishment regarding the thyroid. Keeping it healthy is key to its ability to perform its various and vital functions.
Located below the Adam’s apple, and wrapped around the trachea (windpipe), are... Read more »
“He could not imagine any greater joy than to go away into the woods for months on end, to break off this chaga, crumble it, boil it up on a campfire, drink it and get well like an animal.... Just as a dog goes to search for some mysterious grass that will save him….” (from Cancer Ward, by the Nobel laureate Alexander Solzhenitsyn)
The scientific... Read more »
One of the unfortunate realities of life in the 21st century is the increase in occurrence of chronic diseases. The increasing levels of stress associated with our modern lifestyle and environmental toxicity can impact our lives in many significant ways.
Of particular concern is the influence of these factors on the health of our nervous and... Read more »
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At this time of year one can’t help but feel grateful to be alive. As the sun turns up the heat in our hemisphere, the birds are singing, streams are gurgling, and plants are budding. As nature shimmies and shakes with the season, so too does our inner terrain gurgle and flow with the movement of bacteria, fungi, and other microbes collectively... Read more »