The Acid / Alkaline Myth

  You may have heard that your ph (pronounced “P. H.” not “fff”), is a balance between acid (1 on a scale of 14) and alkaline (14 on the same scale).  Your blood is almost perfectly neutral at 7.2.  For years, the thought on ph in...

Why I Stopped Taking Xanax

So, this is a personal story.  But I think that if one is trying to overcome an anxiety or depression disorder it’s important to share. In high school my family moved to Texas.  I lived the previous 9 years in a small town in Nebraska.  If you never lived in a...

Weaning Off Medications

Q: Currently I am taking 2 presciptions for high blood pressure, 3 over-the-counter medicines for allergies, an anti-anxiety medication, and a pill for cholesterol. I would really like to not take anything at all! What is the best way to get off all these medicines?...

Take Control: How to Relieve Stress with Meditation

Most of us have been there at some point — can’t stop thinking, fraught with worry, over-analyzing, can’t sleep well or relax easily, anxiety flares up, stress mounts, every upset or bump in the road feels overwhelming, etc. Sometimes this is a...

Thyroid Problems Can Sneak By Undetected

To find out that your thyroid is “hypoactive,” or hyperactive more rarely, can be almost a sigh of relief.  You felt that there was something out of balance, but wasn’t sure what it was, and then you figured it out!  It’s the thyroid!  And...
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