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Oral Contraceptives and Female Sexual Dysfunction – By Marianne Marchese, ND – Townsend Letter (April, 2015)

April 28, 2015

Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) is a medical condition affecting thousands of women. Women with FSD experience problems with sexual desire or response that can occur at any time in life. Several factors contribute to this condition, including physical, hormonal, and psychosocial. One common cause not often discussed is oral contraceptive pills (OCPs). Read More… http://www.townsendletter.com/April2015/oral0415.html

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Include Licensed Naturopathic Physicians as primary care providers in the Federal Healthcare Law (Obamacare).

December 5, 2012

We need your help!!!  Support Naturopathic Medicine. Please go to this site and sign our petition by Friday December 7th. https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/include-licensed-naturopathic-physicians-primary-care-providers-federal-healthcare-law-obamacare/rW0MNqMt More than 23,000 people have signed the petition on www.whitehouse.gov. Let’s keep up the great work spreading the word. The goal of 25,000 signatures is in sight. December 7, 2012, is the deadline. Time to […]

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Cruciferous Vegetables Improve Survival in Women With Breast Cancer

September 21, 2012

At the recent American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting, new evidence highlighted the importance of cruciferous vegetables for breast cancer protection. The cruciferous family is unique among vegetables because of their glucosinolate content — glucosinolates give cruciferous vegetables their characteristic spicy or bitter tastes; when the plant cell walls are broken by blending, chopping, […]

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Probiotics and the immune system –

June 28, 2012

The scientific literature has only recently begun to scratch the service of what these little critters can do. These studies have unmasked some of the mechanisms these help with the immune system. One way they do this is by competing with pathogenic microorganisms on binding sites of mucosal surfaces. Examples of these surfaces are our […]

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Joggers Live Longer, Study Says

June 1, 2012

Jogging regularly could add about six years to your life, a new Danish study suggests. “The results of our research allow us to definitively answer the question of whether jogging is good for your health,” Peter Schnohr, chief cardiologist of the long-term Copenhagen City Heart Study, said in a news release from the European Society […]

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Garlic ‘Prevents Food Poisoning Bacteria Better Than Antibiotics’

June 1, 2012
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Have you got food poisoning? Forget asking your GP for antibiotics, as scientists reckon garlic is not only great at fighting vampires – it also beats food poisoning. Researchers from the Washington State University discovered that garlic is 100 times more effective than two commonly used antibiotics when it comes to treating poisoning caused by […]

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Essential fatty acids found to reduce symptoms associated with dry eye

May 1, 2012

Spring weather may bring warmer, humid air, but millions of Americans still experience discomfort associated with dry eye syndrome. Dry eye is a condition where tears lack sufficient moisture and lubrication, which is necessary to maintain good eye health and clear vision. Tears not only wash away dust, but also soothe the eyes, provide oxygen […]

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Could Unroasted Coffee Beans Help You Shed Pounds?

April 3, 2012

When taken as a supplement, unroasted — or green — coffee-bean extract can help people shed pounds, according to a small preliminary study. The research, which is being presented this week at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Diego, involved just 16 overweight and obese patients who were given daily doses […]

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Losing Your Locks? Treatment for Female Hair Loss.

March 6, 2012

Whether you are young or old, finding clumps of hair in your brush and the slow thinning of your luscious locks can be traumatic — especially if you are female. Statistics reveal that it affects nearly 21 million women in the U.S. alone. The first step to determining the treatment for hair loss is to […]

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A Gut Check for Many Ailments – The Wall Street Journal (NY) – By Shirley S. Wang – (Tuesday, January 17, 2012) –

February 7, 2012

What you think is going on in your head may be caused in part by what’s happening in your gut. A growing body of research shows the gut affects bodily functions far beyond digestion. Studies have shown intriguing links from the gut’s health to bone formation, learning and memory and even conditions including Parkinson’s disease. […]

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