How To Holistically Stop Struggling With Depression

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Depression is one of the most common reactions to unresolved stress. Millions of Americans are struggling with depression. Their struggles are often worse than necessary because depression is virtually never successfully treated with anti-depression drugs! In fact, the PharmacoMafia has refused to allow publication of 75% of the original negative research studies on anti-depression drugs. […]

How To Achieve Optimal Health Daily

Every single day, we are faced with challenges to our health. Yet, we can take small, but deliberate, steps toward optimal health daily. Were you born with a head start to optimal health? If you were conceived by healthy parents wanting a child, it is most likely that you were born healthy. If your parents […]

What Causes an Overactive Immune System?

As with every illness, stress is the basic “cause.” The causes of an overactive immune system or autoimmune illnesses are no different. However, what makes autoimmune illnesses unique are their wide variation and severity. And with many autoimmune diseases there is genetic predisposition. Here is an alphabetized list of the more common autoimmune diseases. The […]

How To Address Anxiety and Hypertension From A Holistic Perspective

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The primary response to stress is anxiety and hypertension is just one of the side effects of stress. Stress may be physical, emotional, chemical, mental or spiritual.  The most prevalent stress in the past 18 months is the social implications of the pandemic. But since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution we have increasingly been […]

Tips to Maintain a Healthy Weight

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Seventy-four percent of Americans are overweight. They need to know how to maintain a healthy weight – if they want to have a healthy and happy life. Forty-three percent of Americans are just plain obese with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or above. Obesity is now the number one cause of premature death, […]

How to Change Your Lifestyle to be Healthy

When it comes to knowing how to change your lifestyle to be healthy you first need to understand how it is unhealthy. And you need to know that you are not alone in having some unhealthy habits. A whopping 97.5% of Americans are lacking one to all five of the essential health habits. This means […]

What Does Taking A Holistic Approach to Medicine Mean?

To understand what taking a holistic approach to medicine means, you need to understand how we got to the need for it. For many thousands of years medicine involved mostly natural approaches. But drugs began to be part of medicine thousands of years ago. Opium has been used for over 5000 years and cannabis perhaps […]

How To Effectively Use Autogenic Training For Pain Relief

For decades, people have used autogenic training for pain relief. It is the most scientifically studied self-regulation tool in history. It is also the foundation on which we developed our Holistic Medicine approach, as well as Biogenics®, with its sixty-eight exercises. The six basic mental exercises of Autogenic Training allow one to go into a […]

5 Fun Activities That Release Dopamine

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Dopamine plays a huge role in how we feel pleasure. Seeking pleasurable experiences is normal. So it is important that you know about activities that release dopamine to help you lead a full and fulfilling life. What is dopamine? Dopamine is a neurotransmitter (a chemical messenger). Your body makes it, and your nervous system uses it to send […]

Ask The Doctors: Can I Get Off My Thyroid Medication?

“Can I get off my thyroid medication?” is one of the questions most people struggling with hypothyroidism ask at one time or another. And it cannot be answered until more details about your specific situation are understood. What is hypothyroidism? When the thyroid glad is not able to make enough thyroid hormone to keep the […]