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Auto-Immune Conditions

Autoimmune conditions occur when the immune system starts attacking the body’s own cells thinking they are abnormal or foreign.  There are two general types of autoimmune diseases: those that affect specific organs, such as the pancreas (Type I diabetes), and … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a complex array of chronic infection, inflammation, toxicity, and immune dysregulation.  It is the number one vector-borne disease in theUnited Statestoday and is reaching epidemic proportions.  As of 2009, there were approximately 38,000 reported cases of Lyme … Continue reading

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Probiotics

Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that reside in our small and large intestines that support healthy digestive function, regulate our immune systems, produce enzymes that can kill pathogenic bacteria, and provide nutritional support, including production of vitamin K.  Probiotics have been … Continue reading

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Diet for Upper Respiratory Infection

In Chinese medicine, infections are divided into two main types: wind-heat invasions and wind-cold invasions.  Symptoms that help differentiate between the two types include: Wind-cold Wind-heat Fever Light Can be high Aversion to cold Pronounced Slight Body aches Pronounced Slight … Continue reading

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