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Podcast – Diet and Insomnia

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So, today I want to address two topics which a number of people have been complaining about. Firstly I want to give some information on dietary planning and then I will speak a bit on insomnia. Now both of these topics tie into one of my focuses, which is fatigue; and, as I have stated before, fatigue can be caused by a dysfunction of bodily processes, or a failure to get adequate sleep. Your body depends on proper nutrition to run effectively yet good information about the right nutrition is had to come by.

Pleasant Dreams

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Many people suffer from insomnia. The mind won’t slow down. Nagging doubts and worries come to whisper in your ear. Your subconscious plays all sorts of images and you think that taco you had at dinner was a poor decision. Fortunately, this is one of the conditions that acupuncture treats

Moving beyond stress and finding your purpose.

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We live in stressful times. The economy is slowly on the mend. We are working longer hours with fewer resources, and for less pay and the dollar isn’t going as far as it used to. Government is more of a mess than usual it seems and everywhere you look people

What can Traditional Chinese Medicine Do?

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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is an ancient form of healthcare that has been around for three thousand years. In that time the modalities of TCM have seen many health conditions. The TCM approach is holistic, which takes the body as a complete system. This is a very similar approach to

Amber Glasses for Better Health and Sleep

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The text Great Sleep! Reduced Cancer! by Richard L. Hansler, Ph.D is an insightful look on the function of melatonin in the body, and its role in combating cancer, in particular breast, ovarian, and prostate. This book demonstrates that the use of blue spectrum light, particularly in the hours before


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What is it?: Insomnia is defined as difficulty falling asleep (sleep onset insomnia) or difficulty staying asleep (sleep maintenance insomnia).  This is normally viewed as a symptom for a larger condition.  Finding the cause of this symptom and making the appropriate changes will usually correct the issue. Causes: There are

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