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Balancing Your Hormones

Vernon Morning Star October 23, 2009


Balancing Your Hormones

Hot flashes, fatigue, insomnia, low sex drive and weight gain are the most common signs that your hormones are out of balance.  There are many other symptoms, but these are the classic ones that prompt people to seek help.  Recent media attention on Oprah, Dr. Phil and The Doctors television programs has raised awareness about hormone balancing.  Now natural hormone therapy is available that can make unpleasant symptoms a thing of the past.

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Natural Medicine for Your Thyroid

Vernon Morning Star May 26, 2006


Natural Medicine for Your Thyroid

Are you suffering from fatigue, weight gain, depression, muscle aches, joint pain, loss of mental clarity and function, dry skin, brittle hair, hair loss, constipation, a constant feeling of being cold or high cholesterol?  You may have a sluggish thyroid or hypothyroidism.  While historically 25% of women and 10% of men are diagnosed, a 20 year follow-up study reported in the 2000 British Medical Journal that 50% the population has an under active thyroid.

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Women Can Sail Through Menopause The Natural Way

Vernon Morning Star December 31, 2000


Menopause The Natural Way

If you’ve begun to experience the changes that for most women signal the onset of menopause, you may be thinking…What do I do now?  Do I just suffer through it?  Do I take a chance with drugs?

Maybe one of your friends feels better taking Premarin and Provera (Hormone Replacement Therapy or HRT).  Her mood is brighter, her skin looks better and she has more energy.  But another friend hated the drugs because the side effects were terrible and she gained 30 pounds.

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The Lowdown on Lyme

Vernon Morning Star June 16, 2017


The Lowdown on Lyme

In recent months Lyme disease (bacterial infection) has received an overwhelming amount of media coverage.  This potentially devastating illness, starting with a seemingly innocuous tick bite, has reached public awareness, but there is ongoing confusion regarding risk and treatment.  Here’s how Lyme disease can affect you.

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