Category Archives: other health issues

New Year’s Cleanse: Get Your Gut in Shape!

It’s that time of year. Holiday weight-gain, bloat, chronic reflux slowing you down? Are you craving sweets like crazy? Time for a health re-boot! Stick out your tongue. What does it look like? Is it pink and healthy? Or scalloped … Continue reading

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Get over a cold or the flu in 2 days!*

*Well, a lot less time than doing nothing, anyway. (Click-baity enough for you?) About 10 years ago I got it into my head that I wanted to be a naturopath. I enrolled in a distance learning program, got half way … Continue reading

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Alternative to Traditional Orthodontia: The ALF Device

Because I can’t do anything mainstream. At my kiddos’ most recent dental appointment the dentist finally dropped the hammer and declared it was time for braces for Kyle, my almost-10-year-old. Specifically, he needed a butterfly or a rapid upper palatal … Continue reading

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Eczema miracle, and I do mean miracle!

Last week a post appeared in my Facebook feed promising a homemade cream that would help cure eczema.  I saved it, bought the ingredients, mixed it up…and WOW!!  Now I can’t find who posted it in the first place to … Continue reading

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Sleep: elusive, necessary and so, so sweet

A good night’s sleep is hard to come by in my house.  My kids didn’t reliably sleep through the night until about a year ago…and it’s still about a 50-75% hit rate.  (We’re talking almost 9 years of crappy sleep. … Continue reading

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It’s Friday Science! Biomed 101: Oxidative Stress

With a nod and bow to Ira Flatow of NPR’s Science Friday, I want to use Fridays to pull together a little of the autism and brain-related science out there and offer a primer of sorts on the science of … Continue reading

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