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The brain on LSD revealed: first scans show how the drug affects the brain

Of course this research was done in a well regulated and thoughtfully sustained environment. Neuroscientists also know that infant brains require loving, nurturing, adequately connected care to develop in a healthy way. Absence of these elements instills developmental traumatic experiences that can dominate a lifetime.

Respose to the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes

"that day I administered about fifty more “calming to the core” treatments." Read the rest of this entry »

Holistic care for Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is not treated; rather the body and immune system are strengthened allowing the body’s defense mechanisms to heal the cancer. The approach works on balancing the body, mind, spirit, and emotions while improving the immune system as the entire being begins functioning smoothly. Read the rest of this entry »

Prediabetes Patients Have Fewer Gut Bugs

"Diet, especially the consumption of probiotics and prebiotics, may lead to healthier bacteria profiles," Read the rest of this entry »

Impacts of Substance use/abuse on Diabetes

The outreach coordinator, Leah Dupre at recently made me aware of a good resource that advances awareness and understanding of the impacts of substance use on diabetes.

Dr. Karen Vieira, PhD MSM has created “a comprehensive resource on the implications, contraindications and the latest research regarding substance abuse and diabetes.”
The link below will take you to, “..a comprehensive 6,000 word research piece, and it is the product of our shared desire to help prevent and treat harms associated with diabetes and substance abuse. It includes easily-understood graphic elements, 31 supporting citations of landmark research and authority sources (seen at the bottom) and answers for the most common questions regarding diabetes, alcohol and every major drug of abuse.”

You can navigate numerous topics by placing the cursor over the “Skip to Section” button.

The comprehensive nature of this resource affirms the interrelated nature of all of the body’s physiological systems with the progression and consequences of having any kind of diabetes diagnosis.

What we put into our bodies truly affects our whole being.

Eating Avocados Reduces Bad Cholesterol

"Avocados have beneficial effects on cardio‐metabolic risk factors that extend beyond their heart‐healthy fatty acid profile" Read the rest of this entry »

Home Cooking Helps Keep the Calories Down

"Researchers found that those who cooked dinner six to seven times a week ate an average of 2,164 calories daily, while those who ate out the most, cooking dinner no more than once a week, consumed an average of 2,301 calories per day." Read the rest of this entry »

Holding Thermal Receipt Paper and Eating Food after Using Hand Sanitizer Results in High Serum Bioactive and Urine Total Levels of Bisphenol A (BPA)

Bisphenol A (BPA) is an endocrine disrupting environmental contaminant used in a wide variety of products. Some commonly used hand sanitizers, as well as other skin care products, contain mixtures of dermal penetration enhancing chemicals that can increase by up to 100 fold the dermal absorption of lipophilic compounds such as BPA. Read the rest of this entry »

6 “facts” about sexual orientation and health

"Many of the questions raised by the survey simply don't have answers yet. The report states that, with this data, researchers at least have a starting point on which to base future investigations." Read the rest of this entry »

Treating Drug-Resistant and non Drug resistant Tuberculosis

"Regular TB takes about six to nine months to cure, with four antibiotics daily. Drug-resistant TB takes about two years to cure, and the treatment is much rougher. The drugs are more toxic, and only about 50 percent of people recover. That rate may be a little higher in the U.S." Read the rest of this entry »