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Topical Index - Alternative Medicine

Topical Index - Alternative Medicine
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Bionase « A canna’ change the laws of physics Red light redux Posted by apgaylard on May 18, 2011 Three years ago I investigated claims that were being made for a red-light phototherapy device, marketed as a hay fever treatment by Lloydspharmacy. The claims were based on a single, small, un-replicated trial with blinding problems (Neuman and Finkelstein, 1997). The only new investigation of red-light devices phototherapy treatment for hay fever I am aware of was published in 2009. On the positive side, the authors found: “Significant reductions in severity of symptom scores were found for sneezing, running nose, running eyes and itchy mouth/palate (p < or = 0.05).” But, on the other hand: “No significant differences were found in the results for itchy eyes, itchy nose, itchy throat, ECPs, PIFn and PEFn.” The authors concluded: “The results show that the device significantly reduced some hay fever symptoms. Stuck at a Red Light Posted by apgaylard on July 1, 2008 Now, as the article is ten years old I wasn’t very optimistic.

Now you're cooking with comics. Enviromedica Culture and History of Clay Consumption In fact, eating clay is a global practice that has existed among humans since their evolution from primates, and one that continues today among traditional ethnic groups as well as numerous animal species. The practice of eating clay has been studied in present and traditional cultures from areas across continents, including present-day Arizona and California, Central and South America, Sweden and Sardinia, sub-Saharan Africa, Indonesia, and Australia. Historically, clay eating has been associated with treatments for cholera and bacterial infection. In a practice dating back to Greek and Roman times and later absorbed by Christianity, holy clay tablets were widely distributed and traded throughout the Mediterranean region and Western Europe for use in religious customs and rituals, and as cures for poison and the plague. Clay Eating Among Pregnant Women Pregnancy is a period of both increased nutritional needs and increased vulnerability. References

MIRTA i am pretty fussy when it comes to jewellery. i can appreciate beautiful pieces but actually wearing something is a different story. i don’t like anything gaudy or flashy and i really, really have to love something in order to wear it. so -my eyes almost popped out of their sockets when i saw this ring by mirta jewellery over at amateur couture. the designer andrea simic is an architecture student who makes jellewery on the side. i would wear all these pieces.

The Redox Doc | The Redox Doc The Ultimate Road Trip Playlist — 50 Best Road Trip Songs | The Jetpacker No road trip is complete without a playlist of songs that capture the spirit of traveling on the open road. So we’ve compiled a list of the 50 best road trip songs . In order to make this be-all end-all totally definitive list that all other lists look up to, the songs had to meet the following criteria: a.) encompass the excitement and freedom of road tripping b.) make the time pass faster c.) keep you awake without the assistance of questionably legal pills named “No Doze” d.) contain lyrics so singable that you’ll legitimately consider trying out for the next “American Idol” e.) keep you distracted long enough to make you forget you need to pee (which subsequently means stopping at a heinous rest stop where the bathroom stalls are tagged with death threats and truckers hit on you) f.) drown out the sound of your annoying friend who complains about a developing deep vein thrombosis from being crammed in the backseat (tough it up!) 50. Tags: Music

Sanskrit Glossary for Ayurvedic Terms abhyanga. Full body Ayurvedic oil massage; self-massage is an important component of an Ayurvedic daily routine, but trained professionals also give abhyanga treatments—either as a stand-alone therapy or as part of a deeper cleanse, such as pancha karma. agni. The third of five elements recognized in Ayurveda: the fire element; the principle of transformation; the digestive fire, which is responsible for digestion, absorption and assimilation; that which transforms food into tissues, energy, and consciousness. ahara. Diet or food (as in ahara chikitsa—food-based therapy). ahara rasa. The end result of digested food, yielded within about twelve hours of eating; this “food juice” is the asthayi (raw, unprocessed) form of rasa dhatu (the plasma and lymph) and the nutritive precursor of all seven dhatus (bodily tissues). ajna chakra. alochaka pitta. ama. ambu. ambu vaha srotas. amla. anabolic. anahata chakra. anna maya kosha. anupan. apana vayu. apatarpana. artava dhatu. asana. asthayi. asthi dhatu. Ayurveda. rtu.

DIY Wrap Bracelet - Honestly WTF You should all know by now that we are all about stacking bracelets on our wrists. The more, the better. In fact . . . the most, the best! You’ll need (for a double wrapped bracelet) :* Lengths will vary depending on the size of your wrist (see comments for suggestions). Fold the length of leather cording in half to form a loop. Place the ball chain along the leather cording with the end of the chain meeting the end of the wrap. Continue wrapping while checking it for fit around the wrist. When you have reached the end of the ball chain wrap the linen cording around the leather strands 2-3 more times. Thread the hex nut through the strands and tie a second knot. Trim with scissors and your wrap bracelet is finished!! The materials are listed for a double wrap bracelet. It’s a party! (tutorial adapted from Ornamentea; top image via Jak & Jil, rest of image by Honestly…WTF)

Dr. Hulda Clark - Welcome How-To: Easily Remove the Vocals from Most Songs | 2015 Shortcut: When I wrote this article Audacity didn’t have an automatic center-panned vocal canceling effect… but now it does, so rather than do the stereo-separate / invert-one-track / play-both-as-mono trick (and that’s pretty much all there is to it), you should be able to find the Vocal Remover option in the Effects menu – but it’s more fun / interesting and can give better results if you do it yourself! =D I found this trick the other day whilst stumbling the Interwebs and thought I’d do a quick-write up w/ pictures to make it as easy as possible… For this exercise we’re going to be using a piece of free audio software called Audacity, which you can get for Linux, Windows and Mac. Update: If you’re trying this out on a Mac, please make sure you get Audacity 1.3 Beta or newer – the stable 1.2 version appears to have a missing equaliser decibal-range slider which you need towards the end of the process! 1.) Import Some Audio 2.) 3.) 4.) 5.) Wrap Up Cheers!

The Cure for Everything - Fasting, Detox, and Raw Living Foods Dr. Robert Morse is an American naturopathic who has been practicing for almost 40 years and has cured over 100,000 people of every disease imaginable using simple detoxification methods and a Raw Vegan diet. Whether it's Diabetes, Candida, Kidney Stones, Fibromyalgia, Lupis, Lyme Disease, Chronic Fatigue, Autism, MS, Parkinsons, HIV/AIDS, Insomnia, Migraines, Heart Conditions, or Cancer, no matter the ailment, Dr. Morse is confident that the human body has the ability to completely regenerate and heal itself. See "Who is Dr. Morse" above and parts 2 and 3 here. If given the opportunity, through fasting, cleansing, detoxing, and raw living foods, the human body can and will regenerate and rebuild at the cellular level. What allopathic doctors refer to as "diseases," Dr. "Medical Doctors simply fit a name to the respective symptom that occurs when acids damage the cells of the body (or set in motion an inflammatory response), and a symptom is experienced.

DIY Sliding Knot Bracelet - Honestly WTF After visiting the Mediterranean twice this past year, I’ve come to embrace the ubiquity that is the evil eye symbol and have since integrated it into the jewelry repertoire. Today I’ll be showing you how to make a sliding knot bracelet with an evil eye charm, which is thought to protect against negative energy and evil powers. And whether you’re superstitious or not, this is a super simple method which can be applied to any connector or charm! You’ll need: Thread 4 inches of cord through one side of the charm. Fold an inch of the tip down over the parallel cords. Thread the tip through the opening of the left loop. Push the coil to the right and pull the tip until the knot is tight. Thread the other end of the cord through the opposite side of the charm and create the same zig zag. Coil the tip around all the cords three times and thread the tip through the loop. Push the coil to the right and pull the tip until the knot is tight. Melt the ends with a lighter.

Interview With Dr Gerald Pollack: Using Water For Optimal Health | Selfhacked If you’re more advanced in this area, I recommend listening to the video on 1.5-2X speed (click on link to youtube and press the settings button on bottom right). You can also subscribe and get the podcasts on Itunes and any app that you use to listen to podcasts, including Beyondpod, etc… If you look at the interview, I cut him short sometimes and this is because I had a lot of questions and I wanted to cover them. Some of it was just me being overexcited about his ideas and being more impulsive. I didn’t want to just rehash the other stuff that he spoke about in his other talks. He was really generous with his time as well, especially given how busy he is. You must realize that Dr Pollack is way more knowledgeable about physics, chemistry and biology than the schmucks on Quackwatch or “Science-Based Medicine”, who I can tell you don’t know shit (purely from a knowledge standpoint). -This is a must hear episode. -His book is called The Fourth Phase of Water, it’s got 4.9 stars on Amazon.