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Natural Health News You Can Use: October 2010

October 7th, 2010 · Naturopathic News · , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

ABNORMAL SLEEP PERIODS INCREASE CARDIOVASCULAR RISK: A study has shown that, even among healthy people, those who regularly get five hours or less sleep a night have more than double the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Also, people who regularly get nine or more hours of sleep a night have a greater than fifty percent […]

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14 Crucial Exercises to Save Your Lower Back

March 24th, 2010 · Dr. Kane's Articles · , , , ,

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.

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Are You Toxic?

April 15th, 2008 · Dr. Kane's Articles · , , , , , , , ,

Would you benefit from cleansing? Yes, if you: Smoke Are regularly exposed to environmental toxins Drink less than a litre of water daily Drink soda pop, coffee or alcohol Eat processed foods such as white flour baked goods and candy Crave junk food Are tired, constipated, bloated and lack focus Have sticky or malodorous bowel […]

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Walmart Sandals Burn Feet

February 10th, 2008 · Naturopathic News · , ,

If you live in a hot climate, or are planning a winter vacation in the sun, think twice before stocking up on flip-flops at Walmart. Simple, inexpensive ($2.44) shoes for the beach would seem to have mass appeal. Unfortunately, what they have caused is mass peeling because of an as yet unidentified chemical reaction between […]

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Industrial Chemicals in our Blood

November 29th, 2007 · Naturopathic News · , , ,

There’s a new wave in testing people for a so-called “body burden” of industrial chemicals in their blood stream.  The results are shocking.  A family with two young children in Oakland, CA

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Repetitive Strain

September 25th, 2001 · Dr. Kane's Articles ·

Q: I work at a keyboard and my wrists get really sore. What can I do to prevent damaging my hands and wrists? I can’t quit my job.

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Chinese Medicine & Osteoarthritis

September 25th, 2001 · Dr. Kane's Articles · ,

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a 3000+ year old system of diagnosis and therapeutcs which works primarily in stimulating the body’s natural “vital force” (known as Qi – prnounced chee). There are several areas of TCM, including diet and nutrition, acupuncture and moxibustion (a stick of copressed mugwort which is burned and held close to […]

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