From the monthly archives:

February 2011

As the weather becomes warmer, cold and flu season will shift into the season for sinus infections. Many people suffer from chronic sinus infections, either because congestion from allergies repeatedly lead to infection, or because bone structure prevents proper drainage (a deviated septum can do this). Others suffer only occasionally from sinus infections, as the […]

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Cells in the eyes, rods and cones in particular, are made by your body from the nutrients you eat–making the eyes a prime example of how food and nutrition affect not just our health but quality of life. Everyone knows about Vitamin A (found in carrots) and it’s role in eye health–retinal, a component of […]

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Rediscovering Colloidal Silver

February 22, 2011

Every week it seems, a quick news search for “colloidal silver” or “nano silver” reveals not just the myriad number of ways people are using nano sized silver particles suspended in water, or colloidal silver,  but the number of scientists and doctors (almost all outside of the united states where natural medicine is alive and […]

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Millions of young children die every year from pneumonia, with those in third world countries and those poverty stricken disproportionately affected. On top of this, the elderly are particularly at risk for developing pneumonia and severe complications associated with pneumonia (including death) even in the US. The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation has been providing […]

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There seems to be a common misunderstanding about diseases: many common disease are not interchangeable with the pathogens (bacteria, viruses, and fungi/yeasts) that cause them. For example, pneumonia is a deep infection of the lungs. “I have pneumonia” means “something has infected the passages and air sacks in my lungs”. The “what” that is doing […]

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