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Frankincense Essential Oil

With all of the benefits for using frankincense essential oil, who knew it was a natural cure for pink eye. Just recently I came down with a case of conjunctivitis, aka pink eye. I was unfortunate enough to have contracted it in both eyes. It didn’t take a visit to the doctor to know what… Read More

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Sneeze

This year is a particularly bad year for hay fever sufferers. I’m not sure if the lack of rain has much to do with it, but things are pretty bad up here in the Northeast. The amount of dust and pollen being kicked up by my neighbor cutting his lawn caused me to run inside… Read More

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Pills

In the spirit of art imitating life, I want you to take a walk down memory lane. Think of the plethora of movies you have watched over the years and stop at those movies where a character attempted to commit suicide. This is not a macabre post, there’s a reason for this exercise. Now that… Read More

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When I look back over 2012 I can’t help but marvel at the amount of items I gave up.  Of course for every thing I gave up, I either added something new or changed the way I did things. Here’s a list of some of the things I gave up last year: Tossed out the… Read More

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Sciatica the Dubious Catalyst

Aching Back photo by Dani Simmonds

I’ve blogged about my bout with sciatica. It was an extremely unpleasant and painful time in my life. The pain and discomfort lasted for about a month to a month and a half. When I look back over my bout with sciatica I come to a rather startling conclusion. I think it was caused by… Read More

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Vitamin C and Sciatica

Sciatic Pain

Over the past few weeks I’ve had the dubious pleasure of suffering with an inflamed sciatic nerve. I can’t tell you how it got inflamed all I know is that it’s inflamed and really pissed off at me. If you’ve never suffered with sciatica pain consider yourself lucky. More Painful Symptoms Not realizing at first… Read More

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Vitamin C: The Real Story

Because I recently witnessed first hand (and second hand) how taking large doses of vitamin C can affect health, I decided to purchase and read the book written by Steve Hickey, PhD and Andrew W. Saul, PhD. The name of the book is Vitamin C: The Real Story. If you are on the fence as… Read More

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Vitamin C for Gout Pain

Oranges

Do these gout medications sound familiar? Indocin Colchicine Allopurinol Sulfinpyrazone Probenecid Naproxen I’m sure there are more, but anyone with gout has heard of at least one or two of the above medications. My next question is; how are they working for you? When you are unfortunate enough to have a gout flare up, which… Read More

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