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High Dose Intravenous Vitamin C in Supportive Cancer Care

High Dose Intravenous Vitamin C in Supportive Cancer Care

High dose Intravenous Vitamin C (HDIVC) aka Ascorbic Acid (AA) is gaining acceptance around the world in various cancer centers as an additive treatment in cancer therapy. New research from the National Institutes of Health in the United States has determined several mechanisms of actions leading to its anti cancer effects. Intravenous treatments with vitamin C can be used to enhance the effectiveness and reduce side effects of conventional treatments while potentially acting as an adjunctive chemotherapeutic agent.

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Is Your Food Making You Sick?

Is Your Food Making You Sick?

You’re careful about your health. You do your best to eat well, and you pay attention to the ways that your diet affects your energy levels. But something seems off. You’re experiencing annoying symptoms that you can’t explain. You’re often gassy and bloated, your skin may not be clear and glowing anymore, you may be ready for a nap after a meal and you wish you could remember where you put your keys. Why does your memory feel so foggy?

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So Many Shoes And Only Two Feet...

So Many Shoes And Only Two Feet...

When is the last time you checked the bottom of your shoes? No, not for anything unpleasant that you might have stepped on. Rather, pay attention to the wear pattern of your shoes. Depending on one’s lifestyle, some people’s shoes get worn out sooner than others. In this day and age, it is extremely easy to neglect the condition of our foot wear and its impact on our well-being.

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Diabetes & Physiotherapy

Diabetes & Physiotherapy

Apart from medications, exercise and diet are two of the most important lifestyle factors for diabetic patients.

A competent Physiotherapist can educate and outline a regular exercise program which will provide you with the structure you may need to start off your training and eventual well being.

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Natural Insect Repellents

Natural Insect Repellents

When I venture out into the great outdoors (or even in my backyard), I am very mindful of avoiding pesky insects and avoiding harsh chemical insect repellents! 

The most common ingredient used in commercial insect repellents is DEET (N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide) – a solvent that is not recommended for use in children under 12 years of age or in pregnant women.

So are their alternatives?? ABSOLUTELY!!!

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Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) affects up to 1 in 10 women. This “silent disorder” is one of the most common hormonal disorders in women. It’s closely associated with infertility and can create a heavy emotional burden on those who suffer with it. Each woman manifests the hormonal imbalances and symptoms of PCOS differently. It is only through understanding the underlying imbalances unique to each woman can we hope to overcome PCOS and achieve balanced, vibrant health.

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