Articles for category: Alternative Medicine

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Psychiatry: Science or Pseudoscience?

It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. (Franklin Delano Roosevelt) Introduction Tom Cruise, a Scientologist, has called psychiatry “pseudoscience”. This is a case of the pot calling the kettle black because Scientology is the real pseudoscience. This ...

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How to Treat Dry Skin in Dogs

Does your dog suffer from dry, itchy skin? This is a common problem in dogs as they spend more time outdoors where they potentially expose themselves to environmental factors that can cause skin dryness, itching, and flaking. In addition, dogs tend to have more sensitive skin than their human companions. Before attempting to home treat ...

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Foods and Herbs for Liver Detox and Support

The liver is vital to overall health, so keeping your liver clean and working efficiently will help you feel your best. The main function of the liver is to secrete bile, a fluid that helps the body eliminate waste. The better the liver is able to produce bile, the better the cleansing power of the ...

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10 Therapeutic Techniques to Heal Low Self-Esteem

Low self-esteem, lack of confidence, poor self-image, these are some of the many ways to describe feelings of worthlessness. In my experience and research, I have come to a working conclusion that low self-esteem is at the core of many surface illnesses. Depression, codependency, lethargy, failure to thrive, low achievement, substance abuse, isolation, relationship issues, ...

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A History of Sustainable Agriculture

When the organic movement began, it was a counterculture of people who wanted to see political change in the world. Some chose it as a statement against the companies that were manufacturing chemicals for pesticides and war alike, while others chose it to reject the bleaching and processing of foods which seemed to separate the ...

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Ways to Cool Down Your Pet’s Fever

Your pet is not feeling good lately. He’s mopping around, looking sick and feeling hot. Although fevers are pretty rare in pets and will go away once the illness is gone, there are some things you can do to help cool down your pet’s fever. One effective way to cool your pet down and fight ...

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Betadine is the Best Antiseptic Around

Betadine Solution is a must in my household. Over the years I have purchased several bottles. I was first introduced to it in 1994 when Len had his quintuple bypass surgery. He came home with 93 staples in his chest and the inside of his left leg. These were to be kept clean and free ...

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All-Natural Cold Sore Remedy that Really Works

Anyone who has ever suffered from recurrent cold sores likely dreads the telltale itching and tingling that indicates an outbreak is coming – and with good reason. The fluid-filled blisters that form around the mouth are painful, unsightly and also highly contagious. The herpes simplex virus causes cold sores, also called fever blisters. The word ...

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Herbs Influence on HIV

Medical science for the past few years have been investigating the use of herbs for HIV in efforts to either prevent the disease or stop it from spreading. Little by little science is gathering its information, studies and evidence of the use of herbs in hopes that one day there may be a cure available. ...