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Our Wonderful Bodies

Recently, I have noticed as I give more attention to the needs of my internal systems, some of the aches and pains I thought to be "normal" aging have disappeared; you bet, I'm grateful. Oh, Happy Day!

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Tylenol vs. Ibuprofen for Arthritis Pain

Is it better for me to take Tylenol or Ibuprofen for osteoarthritis? I’m a 50-year old, pretty darned healthy female, although my healthy half-sister had a heart attack out of the blue and died at 53.

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Wellness Wednesday: Nutrition Tips for the Holidays

Major holiday time is approaching quickly. Many families will enjoy each other's company with celebrations that include lots of food and drinks. It's no wonder that we tend to over indulge and even gain a few pounds.

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Lather, Inc. Product Review and Giveaway

I was recently contacted by a rep from Lather, Inc., a natural beauty company based in Pasadena, California. She shared the fact that Lather was starting a new charitable campaign with the sale of The Planting Seeds Kit. Lather is raising money for the National Headache Foundation with each sale of the lavender gift package.

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Makeup and Eye Health

It occurred to me that we may be damaging one of the most precious things we have...our eyes. With daily use of eye shadow, mascara, liner, and eye makeup removers, are we polluting our eyes with substances that could be stripping away our eyesight?

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From Ice Cream to Green Beans and Brussels Sprouts!

Last week I had green beans for an evening snack; last night I had Brussels sprouts. I chuckled as I thought about a typical evening snack in the 80’s and 90’s - a bowl of ice cream, sometimes with various incredibly rich toppings.

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Evora Plus Oral Care: Review and Giveaway

We haven't talked much (if at all) about oral health on WLL, but I was recently introduced to a new product that is considered a breakthrough in oral care. A marketing rep for Oragenics Inc. sent me some free samples of Evora Plus (The first Probiotics for Complete Oral Care).

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Living the Fit Life: Stretching

There is an often neglected element of fitness of which many people are unaware. It is the amazing benefits of stretching. I am grateful to my former training as a dancer where I learned this discipline.

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More Instant Health Boosters: Prevention

With H1N1 on the rise and hitting much too close to home for my liking (2 people have died from it in my state recently), I thought it was a good time to flex some preventative muscle. Here are 10 more instant health boosters that you can apply today, or at least this week.

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Meditation: Finding Your Happy Place

Our minds process millions of thoughts; we are multi-taskers and usually take on way too much. Do you feel spread too thin to be there for yourself, your children, your partner? I know I do. A tool I have found to help is meditation.

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90 Day Health Challenge: Week 11

Sorry about missing last week's post for week 10; I had a busy few days of helping with decor for an event. Anyway, as the three month period of the health challenge comes to a close next week, I am asking myself if I feel any better than I did when I started. The answer is definitely yes!

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Stop and Smell the Roses…or the Eucalyptus

If you are a long time migraine sufferer like me, than you likely have written that eviction notice to your body’s penthouse occupant at least a dozen times…oh, but wait, we do need our brains, don’t we. You would be lying if you said that you had not considered a rash plucking of your swollen blood vessels that are encapsulated inside your head. That’s what I thought…

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Enzymes: A Missing Health Link?

Every one knows there are certain things that the body needs to survive and thrive; these include water, oxygen, and nourishment. However, our bodies have other crucial requirements that most people have never even heard of; one of these widely missed components are enzymes. I was one of those people…and I am a doctor.

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Why Do I Need Enzymes?

"You Are What You Absorb": Enzymes to the Rescue By Dr. Ance Lamse I was stunned when I checked the vitamin and mineral levels of one of my patients who had been taking her high-quality supplements faithfully. She was deficient in many vitamins and minerals!

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Do Women Care More About Health Than Men?

If your household runs anything like mine, then every time you turn around someone (I won't name names, but HE is a man, maybe the father of your offspring) sabotages your efforts to promote a healthful lifestyle. It's one thing if they want to pollute their own bodies with the likes of Doritos, Bugles, and soda, but back away from the kids; and keep that tempting snack parade out of our sight!

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