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Dental Health Matters

The following excerpts on toothpastes and preventing tooth decay are from How To Save Your Teeth: Toxic-Free Preventive Dentistry, by David Kennedy, Doctor of Dental Surgery. Many thanks to Dr. Kennedy for giving us permission to share this valuable information with our readers.

Toothpastes: Do They Help? Read more about Dental Health Matters

 

How to Quickly Boost Mental Alertness and Energy with Acupressure

One of the first points that I learned about during my education in contemporary medical acupuncture was GV-26, also known as Governing Vessel 26.

GV-26 is also called Shui Gou, and is traditionally used as a first-aid revival point due to its effectiveness in restoring consciousness and mental alertness after a person has fainted or become extremely weak. Read more about How to Quickly Boost Mental Alertness and Energy with Acupressure

 

Why Sleeping in Darkness is Important to Your Health

Female night shift workers have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than the rest of the female population. An interesting study in the December 1, 2005 issue of Cancer Research provides new information that might partly explain why this is.

Researchers found that sleeping for several hours in nighttime darkness promotes a healthy blood level of a hormone called melatonin, which can significantly suppress the growth and proliferation of breast tumours. Read more about Why Sleeping in Darkness is Important to Your Health

 

Questions and Answers on Vitamin D

What follows are answers to three of the most common questions that I received in response to my post on How to Make Sure that You Are Getting Enough Vitamin D for Your Best Health

Q. Won't regularly getting sunlight on my skin increase my risk of melanoma? Read more about Questions and Answers on Vitamin D

 

Cleansing Your Body

The beginning of every new year is high season for cleansing. Be it new goals, renewed hopes, or just an overwhelming desire to feel healthier and more energetic, the reasons are many for wanting to unload accumulated toxins and extraneous adipose tissue. Read more about Cleansing Your Body

 

Before Seeking Treatment for Low Back Pain

The other day, an acquaintance, knowing that I am a chiropractor, asked me for the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth on whether he should or shouldn't see a chiropractor for his chronic low back pain. Read more about Before Seeking Treatment for Low Back Pain

 

Blood Circulation is Everything

Good health requires, above all else, strong and steady blood flow through clear blood vessels.

Healthy blood circulation delivers fresh nutrients to your cells, and prevents accumulation of waste materials within your cells. Both of these actions are equally necessary for healthy cells. Read more about Blood Circulation is Everything

 

Health Tips for Busy People

I was once asked to do an interview with a focus on what overworked and overstressed people could do to stay healthy. After giving it some thought, I decided not to do the interview because I didn't want to send the message that people can experience their best health by following a few tips on diet and lifestyle without regularly ensuring adequate physical and emotional rest. Read more about Health Tips for Busy People

 

Fuel Your Best Health With Healthy Protein

Are you confused about healthy vs. unhealthy sources of protein and how much you should be eating on a daily basis to experience your best health?

Before we address these issues, let’s take a look at what protein is and what it does in your body. Read more about Fuel Your Best Health With Healthy Protein

 

A Highly Effective, All-Natural Mosquito Repellent

It's no secret that mosquito bites can transfer a number of diseases to humans and animals, the most common of which are malaria, dengue fever, and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain).

Before you whip out a can of mosquito-repelling spray the next time a clan of biting insects are after your blood, you should know that many conventional brands contain DEET, a powerful pesticide that has been linked to a number of health problems such as skin rashes, dizziness, and even seizures. Read more about A Highly Effective, All-Natural Mosquito Repellent

 

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