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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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Overheard at Rainbow Foods

September 30th, 2009 · Dr. Kane's Articles · , , , , ,

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.

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Can the Adrenals Burn Out?

June 5th, 2008 · Dr. Kane's Articles · , , , ,

The adrenal glands are walnut sized, when healthy, and sit above the kidneys.  That’s what their name means: “Ad” is Latin for above and “Renal” means relating to kidneys.  The main secretion of the adrenal glands is adrenaline, also known as epinephrine.  Adrenaline has an extremely short half-life, which means it dissipates quickly in the […]

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New Scientific Focus on Ginseng

November 5th, 2007 · Naturopathic News · , , , , ,

New Research on Ginseng: Pharmacogenomics and the Yin/Yang actions of ginseng: anti-tumor, angiomodulating and steroid-like activities of ginsenosides.  Chinese Medicine 2007 Long known as a whole-body tonic (the root plant, precious for centuries in Asian countries, is shaped like a person)

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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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Chinese Medicine

September 22nd, 2001 · Dr. Kane's Articles ·

Health, as defined by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), is balance. The Qi (pronounced chee), or vital force, will flow smoothly through all the meridians when Yin and Yang are balanced in the body. This also implies a balance between cold and hot elements, resistance to both internal and external pathogens, and neither conditions of excess […]

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