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Natural Remedies

A Natural Approach to Optimal Blood Sugar Levels

Part of an integrative approach to wellness is to check for nutritional deficiencies that can contribute to, or even cause, imbalances in blood sugar (glucose). Chromium is a mineral that is crucial for the functioning of insulin receptors in our bodies.Chromium deficiency contributes to sugar cravings and the proverbial “sweet tooth.”

Statins – Is There a Dark Side?

The product safety information goes like this: “Lipitor is not for everyone. It is not for those with liver problems. It is not for women who are nursing, pregnant or may become pregnant. If you take Lipitor, tell your doctor if you feel any new muscle pain or weakness. This could be a sign of rare but serious muscle side effects. Tell your doctor about all medications you take. This may help avoid serious drug interactions.

Bio-identical Hormone Replacement (BHRT) for Men

Low hormone levels in men seem to be just as prevalent as in women, although it seems that fewer men seek help with this issue. Available treatments have become diverse. Yet no pharmaceutical company has found a way to produce individualized, custom therapy for all the different imbalances that can appear in today’s world of toxins, many of which have endocrine disruptive properties.

Vitamin C and the Common Cold

The controversy over vitamin C and its use in preventing and treating the “common cold” and the influenza virus rages on. There are studies that say it works and some that say it does not. So what do we do?

Assisting With Detoxification

It was not until a few years ago that I believed it was necessary to do anything to aid the body’s own detoxification. I have come to understand that the rigors of daily life and what we put ourselves through in the course of our lives, has made this bodily function more important than ever. It has become more difficult for the body to accomplish this task in the way it was intended.

Internal Cleansing Aids

If you’re still trying to pull yourself together after a holiday season of overindulgence, certain nutritional supplements may help your efforts.