Category: Professional

Detoxification-Overcoming Barriers

Successful Detoxification  By Adrian Baume, L.Ac, MSTCM We live in a world that is both brimming with breathtaking beauty and wonder and at the same time a source of exposure to toxins and chemicals. While I believe it’s important to cultivate a positive attitude as we enjoy interacting with the world around us, it’s equally… Read more »

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The Causes of Alcohol Dependence (Addiction-It May Not Be What You Think!)  By Dr. Mark Light of Chico Integrative Health A wide range of issues are related to alcohol dependence: binge drinking, disturbing changes in personality, drunken driving, liver failure, disease, and death. Some believe that drinking problems are the result of a character flaw… Read more »

Addiction Is a Feel-Good Strategy

Addiction-Taking Another Look  By Mary Ewing, DC, CMP, ABC, C.Ad.c We all love to feel good! Most of our behavior as human beings, no matter how it manifests itself, is an attempt to feel good, normal, happy, and/or balanced. Despite this wonderful intention, addictive and sometimes compulsive behavior can become problematic for some who use… Read more »

Conscious People

A Pathway to an Addiction-Free Society By Elena Tonetti What does addiction have to do with birth? In one of the previous issues in this magazine, in my article “Limbic Imprint,” I’ve described the mechanism of the correlation between the way we were born and the quality of our emotional lives as adults. Limbic imprint… Read more »

Why Thermography?

By Michelle Hodge, DC, CTT   We all see ads promoting early detection as a preventive measure for breast cancer, but is that really prevention? It seems that mainstream medicine focuses on early detection rather than prevention, followed by treatment and ultimately providing palliative care for those patients who are diagnosed with advanced-stage breast cancer.… Read more »

Kick Butt and Kick the Habit

By Julia Ferré, Clinical Hypnotherapist “Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it thousands of times,” says Mark Twain. Yes, quitting is easy. It is the quitting for good that is hard. Most people quit and then something happens and they start all over again. The obstacles… Read more »

Why Do We Get Sick

  By Adrian Baume, L.Ac, MSTCM   Our bodies normally have an immune system that’s strong enough to fight off all manner of bacterial and viral pathogens. Louis Pasteur called this the “terrain” of the body, and when functioning in its natural, optimal state, it is sufficient to either keep us in good health or… Read more »

Science of Functional Mineral Balancing

The Art and Science of Functional Mineral Balancing Using HTMA (Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis) By Adrian Baume, L.Ac, MSTCM   What exactly is hair mineral analysis, and what can it do for me? Hair tissue mineral analysis (or HTMA for short) is pretty much what it sounds like—you clip a small hair sample from your… Read more »

Why Do You Bloat and How Can You Fix It?

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Why Do You Bloat and How Can You Fix It? By Patrick Giammarise   Ever noticed that a pair of pants or a dress fits you fine, and then a few hours after eating your belly seems so bloated that you look as if you swallowed a balloon? It’s embarrassing and annoying and can be… Read more »

Pain Proof Your Body

Pain Proof Your Body By Michael Turk It’s time to tell the scary truth: Pain is powerful. Consider its power to control humans. Punishment means pain. This works because humans avoid it. Different people have different levels of pain tolerance. Some people avoid pain and some develop pain-coping skills, but distressing pain cannot be ignored.… Read more »