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"It means becoming aware that attitudes and emotions influence our health. It means taking responsibility for our attitudes, and making the commitment to change the negative ones. No matter what attitudes our parents, friends, or associates influenced us with, or what our life experiences have been, we are still responsible for our own attitudes. We are the only ones who can change them. Blaming others gets us nowhere except into a rut. Taking personal responsibility for where we are in life is the first step toward improving our attitudes."
- Ron Garner, Conscious Health: A Complete Guide to Wellness Through Natural Means (Get the book.)

"Historically, lobbyists for the dairy and cattle industries have pressured the USDA to include recommendations for dietary intakes of meat and dairy products that are not always in the best interests of our health. The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) recommendations made by the USDA and the "bigger is better" attitude that prevails in our country have created an opening for many vitamin and supplement producers to recommend taking very high doses of vitamins, sometimes up to 1,000 times the already-high recommended daily dose!"
- J. Douglas Bremner, Before You Take that Pill: Why the Drug Industry May Be Bad for Your Health (Get the book.)

"It is possible to screen every patient for mercury, lead, arsenic, aluminum, cadmium, nickel, and get an accurate picture of the environmental input into the individual's overall health," he explains. "The test was, unfortunately, unfairly criticized by the AMA and is not used nearly as much as it should be. Those who are nickel-afflicted are likely to be more allergic. Nickel is a free-radical generator and a sensitizer of the first rank. People with nickel-tainted hair tend to have nickel in their dental alloys or fillings."
- Gary Null and Amy McDonald, The Food-Mood Connection: Nutrition-based and Environmental Approaches to Mental health and Physical Wellbeing (Get the book.)

"The person with the health problem is the child on the swing. The person who pushes the swing is the physician and the therapy she uses. Any medicine, natural or pharmaceutical, can be resonant. The art of medicine is to know when to use what, for whom, and for how long. I believe the most profound healing principle in the practice of medicine is the principle of resonance, not whether the medicine is natural or synthetic, alternative or conventional, or a naturopathic philosophy versus conventional allopathic philosophy. The healing method is the medicine that is right for that person."
- Tori Hudson, N.D., Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine: Alternative Therapies and Integrative Medicine for Total health and Wellness (Get the book.)

"It is time to take charge of our health and perhaps even make things easier for our daughters, when their time comes. Hormone Support Therapy Hormone replacement therapy, or HRT, which was the main form of hormone therapy in the past, never made sense to me. Why replace hormones when you can support them naturally? Natural hormones (or bioidentical hormones) are identical to those found in nature. They look and act exactly the same as hormones that are made naturally in our bodies. They are not something new or foreign working in your body."
- Phuli Cohan, The Natural Hormone Makeover: 10 Steps to Rejuvenate Your health and Rediscover Your Inner Glow (Get the book.)

"Rest, meditation, yoga, good food, and lots of sleep can help, but if you can't afford a health spa (and even if you can), support your adrenal glands. Most women improve dramatically with some adrenal supports, such as adrenal extracts, Cortisol, or herbs. As your adrenal glands recover, they will regain their natural rhythm and can even help make more sex hormones. Your Cortisol rhythm is restored and your feelings of anxiety and irritability will improve; you'll sleep more soundly and have a better mood, naturally. Growth hormone helps you deal with stress."

- Phuli Cohan, The Natural Hormone Makeover: 10 Steps to Rejuvenate Your health and Rediscover Your Inner Glow (Get the book.)

"What the Colors Mean Colors in the astral BioEM field provide important diagnostic information regarding a person's physical, mental, and spiritual health: Once you build your skill of seeing the colors in the astral BioEM field, you will begin to notice variations in location, shape, and motion in the field. These also have something unique to reveal about a person. Color Definition/Meaning Gold Represents the deepest levels of peace. Very deep gold represents spiritual peace. White Indicates purity."
- Rick Levy and Lou Aronica, Miraculous Health: How to Heal Your Body by Unleashing the Hidden Power of Your Mind (Get the book.)

"The sixth chakra is in the forehead at the point between the eyebrows, supports neurological health, and stores the understanding of deep meaning and purpose in life. The seventh chakra is at the crown of the head, supports sophisticated brain functions, and is associated with a person's overall spiritual evolution. Clinical psychology—The application of principles and methods from various branches of psychology as a way to study, measure, evaluate, and treat mental, behavioral, and emotional problems."

- Rick Levy and Lou Aronica, Miraculous Health: How to Heal Your Body by Unleashing the Hidden Power of Your Mind (Get the book.)

"I started doing regular energy healing work on him, introduced him to meditation, and used hypnotic regression to help him release old trauma. His health improvements came slowly (though measurably), but he maintained an optimistic attitude throughout. He stuck with his program for two years and even extended his diplomatic stay in the United States so he could complete his work with me. During this period, the amount of time between our sessions lengthened, based on how long he could go without experiencing pain. Eventually, the pain went away completely."

- Rick Levy and Lou Aronica, Miraculous Health: How to Heal Your Body by Unleashing the Hidden Power of Your Mind (Get the book.)

"In fact, when people started to sleep more than eight hours, they had worse health outcomes.4 Six hours of sleep is adequate for most people. A common myth is that it is abnormal to wake up in the middle of the night (something indicating that you may need medication). Sleep studies show that when people are removed from artificial light, they tend to fall asleep when it gets dark, sleep for three or four hours, wake up in the middle of the night at some random time, lie awake for several hours, then fall asleep again for three to four hours."
- J. Douglas Bremner, Before You Take that Pill: Why the Drug Industry May Be Bad for Your Health (Get the book.)

"However, we also have free will to consciously connect to the universal energy with intention and spirit, thereby creating the lives of health, happiness, and harmony we all desire. In the next chapter we will discuss a fundamental understanding of how this creation process works while suggesting some practical ways of clearing and organizing our minds to connect to this energy field of consciousness. We can create new lives if we wish to."
- Ron Garner, Conscious Health: A Complete Guide to Wellness Through Natural Means (Get the book.)

"Specialty testing definitely has its merits, but it is not usually necessary unless you are dealing with serious health issues. A simple questionnaire like the one below will give you some idea. LABS THAT CONDUCT SPECIALTY TESTING TO DETERMINE AN INDIVIDUAL'S BODY BURDEN WILL OFTEN ANALYZE THE FOLLOWING: Feces Many toxic metals, such as mercury, cadmium, lead, antimony, and uranium, are eliminated primarily through the stool and can be detected there. This can also include dietary exposure to metal toxins."
- Brenda Watson and Leonard Smith, The Detox Strategy: Vibrant health in 5 Easy Steps (Get the book.)

"The American Cancer Society was at the heels of health insurers to the same end. The general consensus has evolved to cut to the chase, to forego fobt and flexible sigmoidoscopy and go directly to colonoscopy with a periodicity based on some guess at the dwell time. The zeal is such that the medical community is downplaying the iatrogenic downsides. Fortunately, a paper has appeared that makes the case for sparing all average-risk people under age fifty this right of passage. Fortunately, as well, the 2002 recommendations of the U.S."
- Nortin M. Hadler MD, Worried Sick: A Prescription for health in an Overtreated America (Get the book.)

"Melatonin is inexpensive and 219 available at any pharmacy or health food store. Growth hormone, on the other hand, is expensive, controversial, and not easy to come by. Both are difficult to measure, and when either is chronically low, you will sleep poorly, age prematurely, and feel more anxious about things. Both melatonin and growth hormone decline as you age, but for some reason melatonin falls at a greater rate around the time of perimenopause, often worsening already poor sleep due to a lack of progesterone."
- Phuli Cohan, The Natural Hormone Makeover: 10 Steps to Rejuvenate Your health and Rediscover Your Inner Glow (Get the book.)

"Morter's booklet pH, Your Potential for health, or other books on pH testing for more detail. It should be stressed that a person should not try to draw firm conclusions based on one day's readings. An average of pH numbers over several days is a more reliable indicator. Generally speaking, the more the initial urine pH reading, after awakening, is below 6.8, the weaker the body's alkaline mineral reserve and the more acidic the fluids inside and outside the cells."
- Ron Garner, Conscious Health: A Complete Guide to Wellness Through Natural Means (Get the book.)

"Healing Reversals When practices that lead to disease are discontinued, in order to move toward health the body starts by correcting and removing disease conditions. This is called the "reversal process." There is no way that the body can overcome or overlook the disease conditions that have become established within it without retracing them; they must be corrected. What went in must come out. A condition that built up must be broken down."

- Ron Garner, Conscious Health: A Complete Guide to Wellness Through Natural Means (Get the book.)

"Optimize that Energy and You Optimize Your health. Energy is neither good nor bad; it just is. The same electricity that is used by a chiropractor or a physical therapist to stimulate your muscles and promote healing with a TENS machine is the same electricity that is used in prisons to execute people in electric chairs. So, is electricity good or bad? The answer is neither. It's just a question of what frequency and amplitude you use and how you use it. Charge Your Body with the Right Frequencies and You Prevent Disease."
- Jon Barron, Lessons from The Miracle Doctors: A Step-by-Step Guide to Optimum health and Relief from Catastrophic Illness (Get the book.)

"Before we move on to the benefits of scalar energy for your health, it would be worth dwelling for a moment on what proof exists that everything I'm talking about is real. There Is Proof It is possible to measure scalar fields, but most people don't have the required equipment. Therefore, let's turn to a form of proof that we can see right now?Kirlian photography. A Kirlian photograph is merely a specialized kind of photography that images the bioelectric field that surrounds all objects—particularly living objects. U.S."

- Jon Barron, Lessons from The Miracle Doctors: A Step-by-Step Guide to Optimum health and Relief from Catastrophic Illness (Get the book.)

"Like all options in health care, only the pregnant woman can decide which is right for her—but with better cooperation between the groups, her choice would be easier. When childbirth goes normally—which is most of the time—it can be safely managed at home. Unfortunately, we have no way of knowing if a low-risk birth will go awry, and home births are not equipped to handle complications such as profound fetal distress, prolapsed umbilical cords, and maternal hemorrhage. Moreover, these complications can be significantly worsened during emergency transport to the hospital."
- Tori Hudson, N.D., Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine: Alternative Therapies and Integrative Medicine for Total health and Wellness (Get the book.)

"OVERVIEW OF ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE Over the more than 23 years I have been in clinical practice, not many health problems have eluded successful treatment as consistently as uterine fibroids. Women who are seeking an alternative to drug or surgical treatment for uterine fibroids will not find an easy, reliable alternative to shrink the tumors with natural medicine. Using the protocols in this book, we are usually able to successfully resolve or improve most symptoms that relate to the fibroids such as abnormal bleeding, pelvic pain or pressure, and backache."

- Tori Hudson, N.D., Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine: Alternative Therapies and Integrative Medicine for Total health and Wellness (Get the book.)

"In addition to recommendations on lifestyle, diet, and exercise, naturopathic physicians utilize a vast array of therapeutic tools to promote health and treat illnesses. Naturopathic physicians are trained in what is called the eclectic tradition. They have a broad range of therapies and tend to use a selected mixture of these therapies when treating their patients."

- Tori Hudson, N.D., Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine: Alternative Therapies and Integrative Medicine for Total health and Wellness (Get the book.)

"This book will help women to take charge of their own health. Symptoms are not the enemy to be masked by the latest new drug on the market. We must carefully listen to our symptoms. They are feedback from our body that there is imbalance, deficiency, or injury of some kind. Sure, you may be getting older, but you feel lousy because you are out of balance. By understanding hormonal symptoms, you can learn how to bring hormonal balance back safely. Only then will you enjoy growing older, and have better sex, more energy, and a good night's sleep as you age."
- Phuli Cohan, The Natural Hormone Makeover: 10 Steps to Rejuvenate Your health and Rediscover Your Inner Glow (Get the book.)

"Partially or improperly digested foods cause many health issues, such as heartburn, food allergies, constipation and the like. Digestive enzymes usually include protease, which aids in protein digestion, lipase, which aids in fat digestion and amylases or cellulose which aids in carbohydrate digestion. Use a digestive enzyme that includes Betaine HCL. Take as directed on the package. This supplement is not suited to those with high acidity. GENERAL SUPPLEMENTS FOR ACIDITY AND HEARTBURN Aloe Vera Juice Aloe Vera juice is very healing to the gastrointestinal tract."
- Heather Caruso, Your Drug-Free Guide to Digestive Health (Get the book.)

"Would you be persuaded if it were an option promulgated by august profes- sional bodies and indemnified by your "health" insurer? When I get done with you, I would hope you would consider such a scenario to be a parody. However, remember this scenario when you read chapter 7 on prostate cancer. Today, laparoscopic surgery is nearly refined enough to offer out-patient colectomies, but the likelihood of diarrhea is so high and the likelihood of even rare operative complications so intolerable that such a recommendation would be absurd."
- Nortin M. Hadler MD, Worried Sick: A Prescription for health in an Overtreated America (Get the book.)

"Most examine population at high risk for the particular health effect and are experimental in design. They are usually randomized controlled trials and demanding of resources. But they are less susceptible to confounding and bias. More often than not, these studies trump the notions based on observational data. That's why a voluminous observational literature suggests antioxidant vitamins protect you from cardiac disease, but the experimental literature finds no such benefit."

- Nortin M. Hadler MD, Worried Sick: A Prescription for health in an Overtreated America (Get the book.)

"Lots of these products still contain much too much salt for good health. If the label says... It means..."
- Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Eat For Health: Lose Weight, Keep It Off, Look Younger, Live Longer (2 book set) (Get the book.)

"Calories (and Calories from Fat) Amount Per Serving Calories 250 Calories from Fat 110 Remember, the main focus of the Eat For health program is not the number of calories, but the quality of calories. It is the amount of nutrients per calorie that determines the quality of the calories. Eating low-nutrient calories is not only linked to being overweight and becoming diabetic, but it is also a chief cause of heart disease and cancer."

- Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Eat For Health: Lose Weight, Keep It Off, Look Younger, Live Longer (2 book set) (Get the book.)

"The woman stood, smiled broadly—and she began to dance about, right there on the stage, ecstatic with her newfound health. She left the auditorium without the use of her cane to huge applause. Five years later, I was sitting in the front row at another conference, waiting for my turn as speaker. This same woman took the seat next to me. "You don't remember me, do you?" she said smiling. Terribly abashed, I had to confess that I recognized her but couldn't remember her name—a professional hazard when you see so many people for brief encounters."
- Rick Levy and Lou Aronica, Miraculous Health: How to Heal Your Body by Unleashing the Hidden Power of Your Mind (Get the book.)

"O ne came in 1978, during the presidency of Jimmy Carter, when the General Accounting Office (GAO), the investigative arm of Congress, reported that about 100 ingredients in cosmetic products were "suspected carcinogens" based on a list compiled by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and health in its Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances. At least twenty-four other ingredients were suspected of causing birth defects and twenty were identified as adversely affecting the human nervous system."
- Samuel S. Epstein, Randall Fitzgerald, Toxic Beauty: How Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Endanger Your health . . . And What You Can Do about It (Get the book.)

"It would be a significant health achievement if you do not have more than one serving of animal products every other day. In other words, whether you have two eggs, chicken in your salad or soup, or a turkey sandwich on whole grain pita, make the next day a strict vegetarian day. Keep full-fat dairy very limited and do not eat processed or salted meats. 9. Reduce and measure your salt intake. Do not cook with salt in the home. The goal is to learn many of my delicious recipes featured here that are flavorful without salt and learn how to cook without it."
- Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Eat For Health: Lose Weight, Keep It Off, Look Younger, Live Longer (2 book set) (Get the book.)

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