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My Personal Lesson from Functional Medicine

A number of years before menopause, I had to have a hysterectomy including my ovaries for perfectly valid reasons. Obviously, I had to take Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). The biomedical wisdom was that the best cause of treatment was synthetic … Continue reading

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Stress – Our Ever-Present “Inner Axis of Evil”

Stress—we all complain about having too much of it. That’s why we eat junk, that’s why we drink, that’s why we smoke, that’s why we don’t exercise, that’s why we can’t sleep, that’s why we are in a bad mood, … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the Benefits of Fiber

If you want to lose weight and stay healthy, or simply to maintain good health, don’t forget to gradually increase your fiber intake to at least 30 grams per day. The average American takes much less than that—about 8 grams! … Continue reading

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Health Basics

Traditionally when we talk about health, we divide health into two separate entities: physical health and psychological health. This separation is historical. In reality, there is ample evidence that they are intertwined and interdependent; that is, mind and body are … Continue reading

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