When I herniated a lumbar disc a few years ago, I had a steep learning curve about how to treat this condition. I learned a lot about how to treat, and prevent further harm, to a damaged low back.

There has been a lot in the press lately about the utility and effectiveness of various types of screening tests for common cancers.  This is not all bad news however, because some forms of cancer screening actually endanger patients, to the tune of millions of dollars annually.

… you will almost certainly feel better by bringing it up to the optimal level for enzyme functioning in humans. If your temperature is consistently below 98.6 degrees F, and you feel fatigued, fat and chilly, you are probably a good candidate for Wilson’s Temperature Syndrome therapy. I recently returned from a fascinating endocrinolgy conference (Restorative Medicine Conference Oct 20-25 in Sedona AZ with a focus on new approaches to poor thyroid function.  After 5 intensive days of studying, and taking a comprehensive exam, I became certified in the Wilson Temperature Therapy method, which aims to “re-set” the thyroid system and help the body become re-sensitized to the proper effects of thyroid hormone.

The only portals of entry are the nostrils and mouth/throat. In a global epidemic of this nature, it’s almost impossible to avoid coming into contact with H1N1 in spite of all precautions.  Contact with H1N1 is not so much of a problem as is proliferation of the virus.

Do you have labs results with HIGH TRIGLYCERIDES? Is your conventionally trained physician just telling you to take drugs? Yikes! High triglycerides can usually be spotted even without lab tests because they look like belly fat, or the classic apple shape body.

Overheard in the Healthfood Store Two friends, Linda and Jenna, who work at Rainbow Foods in beautiful downtown Juneau, Alaska, agreed to pick out a few quirky popular requests from customers and pass them along to me.

Q: I’m not sure I am absorbing my nutrition.  I try to eat well; no alcohol, sodas or fried food.  Despite that I continue to gain weight, become hypoglycemic easily, have low energy and sometimes break out in hives.  My bowel function is all over the place.  Please tell me what I’m doing wrong — I have spent thousands of dollars on doctors already! A: Sounds like you may have “Irritable Bowel Syndrome” or IBS.

Are you jittery, distractable or disorganized? Do you lose your keys a lot? Do you get excited or depressed easily? These symptoms, in moderation, may be part of normal life – but they could spell a syndrome not limited to children: Attention Deficit Disorder.

Safer and healthier than bleach, and very inexpensive at any drugstore. 1. Take one capful and hold in your mouth to 10 minutes daily, then spit it out.  No more canker sores, and your teeth will be whiter without expensive pastes.  Use it instead of mouthwash. 2. Let your toothbrushes soak in a cup of peroxide to keep them free of germs. 3. Clean your counters and table tops with peroxide to kill germs and leave a fresh smell.  Simply put a little on your dishrag when you wipe, or spray it on the counters. 4. After rinsing your wooden cutting board, pour peroxide on it to kill bacteria such as salmonella. 5. Treat foot fungus by spraying a 50:50 mixture of peroxide and water on them (especially the toes) every night and let dry. 6. Soak any infections or cuts in 3% (USP) peroxide for 5-10 minutes several times daily. This can heal gangrene. 7. Fill a spray bottle with a 50:50 mixture of peroxide and water and keep it in every bathroom to disinfect without harming your septic...