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In the O-Zone

Oxygen Therapy Heals a Host of Ills VALERIE BURKE As safe and trusted as hyperbaric (high pressure) oxygen therapy, ozone therapy also harnesses the healing power of oxygen. Since the 1950s, its popularity has increased around the world. Today, more than 45,000 physicians in 50 countries administer ozone therapy to address ailments ranging from endodontic infections and herniated disk pain ... Read More »

Beauty Plus Aesthetics: Non-Invasive Skin Rejuvenation

What distinguishes Beauty Plus Aesthetics is the emphasis placed on the uniqueness of each client. Personalized treatment plans are provided based on the client’s state of health, genetic predisposition, lifestyle habits and body type. Advice is given on treating the underlying causes of the skin’s imperfections. In short, every possible root cause of a client’s skin condition is examined and ... Read More »

What Is A Dental Ozone Implant and Who Needs Them?

A dental implant is an artificial root that is placed in the bone to replace missing teeth or stabilize a denture.  There are many reasons to have a dental implant placed.  Replacing missing teeth is very important to maintain the ability to properly chew your food and not have all your biting on just one side of your mouth.  For ... Read More »

Tress Stress

Natural Ways to Prevent Hair Loss JODY MCCUTCHEON   Ancient Egyptians sought to stem hair loss and stimulate hair growth with a cocktail of iron oxide, red lead, onions, alabaster, animal fats and honey. Today, we’re still deploying creative approaches. Men’s hair loss, specifically, is a billion-dollar industry, touting solutions ranging from chemically laced topical treatments and drugs to transplants ... Read More »

Magnesium Improves Childbirth for Mother and Newborn

Reduces Fevers and Complications Research presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists has found that magnesium reduces fevers during childbirth, as well as complications among newborns. The study followed 63,000 deliveries from Northwestern Memorial Hospital, in Chicago, between 2007 and 2014. Of these, 6,163 women developed fevers of at least 100.4° F during labor. Of the ... Read More »

Solutions for a Sluggish Thyroid

Keying in on Iodine It seems that a common mineral supplement that costs just pennies per day can stimulate an underactive thyroid, restore metabolism to normal levels, curb excess appetite, banish fatigue and generally improve everyone’s health. Mounting scientific evidence shows that iodine may be an answer to many such health woes, especially for women. “The thyroid acts as a ... Read More »

Olive Oil Compound Kills Cancer Cells

Spares Healthy Functioning Cells Researchers from Rutgers University have found that an ingredient in olive oil will kill cancer cells in under an hour. The researchers tested a compound called oleocanthal, a central component of extra virgin olive oil, and found that it caused the premature death of cancer cells in the laboratory by puncturing cancer cell vesicles, called lysosomes. ... Read More »

Bifidobacteria Probiotic Fends Off Colds and Flu

Supplement Leads to Fewer, Less Severe Illnesses In a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, researchers found that supplementing with bifidobacteria probiotics will reduce colds and flu. The study followed 581 college students for six weeks as they prepared for their final exams. During the study period, the students consumed a placebo or a daily supplement with one of ... Read More »

Your Mouth Tells a Story

Functional Dentistry Connects Oral Health to Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease LINDA SECHRIST The focus of functional medicine—whole person health care—easily expands to include dentists trained in oral systemic health. Currently embraced by a small percentage of today’s farsighted dentists and doctors, this relatively new field of prevention and wellness views the mouth as a key portal when considering the ... Read More »

Potatoes Don’t Pack on Pounds

Popular Misconception Mashed Research from scientists at the University of California, Davis has mashed the notion that potatoes cause weight gain. The researchers tested 90 overweight people divided into three groups, with all of them eating five to seven servings of potatoes each week over a three-month period. Two groups reduced their calorie intake by 500 calories per day, with ... Read More »