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III.A.2. Finding the Right Drug Alternatives

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Melatonin Isn't a Sleeping Pill: 3 Reasons to Avoid Melatonin. That’s what Dr. Michael Breus, “The Sleep Doctor,” tells patents who inquire about this popular supplement. Like me and many other practitioners who have researched this supplement, Dr. Breus believes melatonin is a bad answer to insomnia. Dr. Breus, who was featured on the Dr. Oz show to discuss the problems with melatonin, explains, This is the really important thing you should understand about melatonin: Melatonin is a sleep and body clock regulator – NOT a sleep initiator.

“If it’s all natural, why is melatonin bad for you?” In short, melatonin is a hormone that correlates with sleep cycles and plays beneficial roles in numerous physiological functions. Are you taking melatonin? The popularity of melatonin greatly worries me because hormone therapy should be approached with due caution, wisdom and knowledge. This is the analogy I use when explaining the potential consequences of hormone therapy: 2. Insomnia is not caused by melatonin deficiency, and melatonin is not a sleep hormone. Why Choose Natural Family Planning. Welcome! If you wish you could eat more whole foods without breaking your budget, you're in the right place. Start here for my top 10 baby steps to better Kitchen Stewardship. You might also be interested in family-friendly, delicious and nutritious recipes or one of my popular eBooks to help you on your journey. Having kids really changes the way most people look at the world, and for many, myself included, children are the motivation to begin improving one’s nutrition and really caring for the earth.

Photo by Mike Baird This post is sponsored by Fertility Flower. I’ve always been green, but I’d never thought all that much about what I put into my body before I had kids…except in one pretty big situation: I knew beyond a shadow of a doubt as a single person that I never wanted to go on birth control. It didn’t feel right to put chemicals into my body, every single day, to treat something that wasn’t broken. It blows my mind that anyone would willingly do this to themselves, honestly. Why Young Living Essential Oils Heal and Drugs Don’t | By David Stewart, Ph.D. If you tell a medical doctor that essential oils can bring about healing with no negative side effects, they won’t believe you. This is because medical school students are repeatedly told by their professors that all effective medicines have negative side effects, and if they don’t, then they can’t be effective.

When I was in medical school, one professor emphasized this point in a colorful, graphic manner with specially prepared slides. In each slide specific drugs were depicted as evil looking demons or goblins. The Danger is in the Drug, Itself The dangers of prescription drugs are intrinsic to the drugs, themselves. Why Companies Deliberately Sell Dangerous Products It is illegal to patent any natural product. Click the image to read natural alternatives to drugs. Drugs versus Essential Oils Drugs and oils work in opposite ways. Not all physicians are caught up in the idea that the only good medicines are ones that can also be harmful. Conclusion. The Amish Cancer Secret. Hi, My name is Frank Cousineau. When my mother got cancer, I wish I'd known about the Amish cancer secret.

She died in pain at the hands of conventional cancer doctors. Click the "play" button to see the two-minute video, and let me prove to you that this is on the level. Dear Friend, Is it possible to cure just about any cancer the Amish way? To find out, I interviewed Jakob and Fannie, a young Amish couple from southern Minnesota. Fannie was receiving a natural immune-boosting treatment by IV when I interviewed her. First let me briefly introduce myself to you. I became a health freedom advocate after seeing my mother suffer and die in misery from cancer treatments. Sadly, I found out about the Amish cancer secret too late to help my mother. I'm going to tell you about the Amish cancer secret so that you and your loved ones won't have to go through the kind of useless suffering and misery my mother went through.

The young Amish man Jakob told me, It's natural — it works" That's right! Fighting Infection Naturally Without Antibiotics. Welcome! If you wish you could eat more whole foods without breaking your budget, you're in the right place. Start here for my top 10 baby steps to better Kitchen Stewardship. You might also be interested in family-friendly, delicious and nutritious recipes or one of my popular eBooks to help you on your journey.

Your mission, if you choose to accept, is to get ready for sick season by stocking a few ingredients for fighting infection. Impact Ratings: ? Level of Commitment: Making Strides Last spring I came home from a doctor’s appointment with my child carrying two bags: one with a super-strength prescription antibiotics from the pharmacy, and the other holding two tiny bottles clinking together from the health food store. My husband and I had to pray together (and consult Dr. He had just battled a case of strep throat, finishing his 10-day regimen of antibiotics the day before he got sick again. It was touch and go all day, watching his fever, his mood, his pain threshold. My disclaimer? Home Made Insect Repellent. Welcome! If you wish you could eat more whole foods without breaking your budget, you're in the right place. Start here for my top 10 baby steps to better Kitchen Stewardship.

You might also be interested in family-friendly, delicious and nutritious recipes or one of my popular eBooks to help you on your journey. The KS readers are just fantastic! This post is packed with reader recommendations for DIY and homemade insect and mosquito repellents – they are by and large natural, safe, and at least one person out there says they work! Why didn’t I test them all, you ask? From what I understand, though, each person’s body chemistry is going to have a serious effect on how well a given bug repellent formula will work for preventing mosquito, tick or other bug bites anyway, so maybe you just have to try them yourself. I’m indebted to the KS Facebook community for helping me put this awesome list together! Are you battling the bugs naturally this year? [interactive_links style='side_count'] What’s Really in Children’s Medications? {GUEST POST} This is a guest post by Erin Odom of The Humbled Homemaker .

In November 2000, then 3-year-old Brianna Maya nearly died after her parents gave her children’s Motrin. Her parents thought they were doing everything right, recounts an ABC news report. They followed their doctor’s suggestions to alternate doses of Motrin and Tylenol to help alleviate Brianna’s fever and cough. But what the Mayas didn’t know was that the children’s medications they were giving their daughter would leave her with rare but life-threatening side effects. And she would never be the same. What Are we Giving our Children? Image by tinpalace Reading this article made my heart not only ache for Brianna and her family—but also for parents around the world who don’t blink an eye at giving their little ones over-the-counter children’s medications.

I am have been one of those parents. Even though I was just beginning my natural living journey, I still didn’t feel right about giving my newborn any medication “just in case.” Essential Oils 101 | Stacy Makes Cents.