Vol. 25, No. 4, July/August 2016

Cov-JA16

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

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Healthy Eyes and The Role of Coconut Oil Ketones
Bruce Fife, ND, discusses common reasons for degenerative diseases of the eyes, and presents evidence that shows certain nutrients increase brain-derived neurotrophic factors that protect cells from damage and promote new cell growth.

Eat Better, Live Better, Feel Better
Functional medicine practitioner Alvin Danenberg, DDS, asserts that diet and lifestyle factors have a greater influence than genetics on our health and explains how nutritional practices and stress reduction can increase gut health and decrease chronic inflammation that leads to disease.

Restricting Opiate Use: But What About the Pain?
Larry Altshuler, MD, points out that the high level of opiate use in the US creates harm that outweighs the temporary benefits, and he suggests a number of complementary medicine alternatives for pain management and alleviation.

Nutritional Help for Recovering Alcoholics
Bill Asenjo, PhD, discusses how alcoholics often experience difficulty when they attempt to quit drinking. He goes on to explain that failure is often not a matter of lack of will power, but an imbalance of nutrients in the body. He provides the nutritional protocol from Joan Larson’s book Seven Weeks to Sobriety.

Luscious Lavender
Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD, suggests a number of practical uses for lavender. She also provides information on conditions that lavender may help alleviate such as depression, anxiety, insomnia, and PMS. She also includes a recipe for a luscious skin lotion that can help repel insects.

The Healing Power of Forgiveness and Intuition
Shannon McRae, PhD, outlines several client case histories that illustrate the power of forgiveness to heal the physical body because of the dominance of consciousness over such factors as pain, fatigue, and digestive ills.

Awakening Through Silence
Businessman Michael Linenberger finds that a simple technique of practicing awareness in silence helps him let go of trying so hard in both his personal and business life. He discusses his experience of becoming aware, and tells of the positive effects that he has seen in his life such as getting more work done in less time, and an overall greater sense of ease.

IN BRIEF
Zika: Crisis or Sentinel Event
The Sham of Electronic Medical Records
Things that Make You Go Hmmm: Fluoride
Lymph-Buster Tea
A Look at a Book
Energy Healing with the Help of Nature

HEALTH NOTES AND RESEARCH BRIEFS
Eggs: No Raised Risk of Heart Attack • Carbohydrate-Free Diets Produce • Ketones • Blueberries & Blood Pressure • Antidepressants & Alzheimer’s • Coconut Ketones for Alcoholism • Smartphone Detects Ear Infections • Anti-Vaccination Thesis Media Attention • Organic Food Sustainability in Scotland • Is Testosterone Therapy Safe? • Dying Doesn’t Have to Be A Struggle • Irvine Chooses Organic Pesticides • Glyphosate Persistence Raises Questions • Fungicides: Bad News for Neurons?

 

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