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Why You Want Quality Omega Supplement

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 7, 2019 11:44:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim

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There is nothing fishy about a recent Finnish study that showed a diet rich in fatty fish changed the HDL's or good cholesterol even in men and women who had elevated blood sugar levels.

LDL and HDL levels did not change, but the polyunsaturated fatty acids in the fish increased the size and number of HDL particles. Why should you care?

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Reverse High Cholesterol in Children

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 6, 2019 11:55:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Heart Health, Weight Loss and Obesity

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High triglycerides are a result of a high fat diet. Atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries starts in childhood.
 
It's preventable and we need to prevent cardiovascular disease starting now. It is now recommended that children do lipid screening for nonfasting non-HDL cholesterol levels or a fasting lipid panel between the ages of nine and 11.
 
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Environmental Toxins Affect Your Child's I.Q.

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 5, 2019 12:48:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim

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Exposure to neurotoxins that affect the brain are part of the autism spectrum disorder puzzle. Chemicals in our everyday lives create toxic effects that damage the brain especially in children. It is estimated that Americans have lost over 41 million I.Q. points because of chemical exposures in our environment. Furniture, clothing, cleaning products, home goods and food introduce neurotoxins into our bodies. These chemicals not only lower I.Q's; they are linked to ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, endocrine disorders and mood disorders. Below is a list of neurotoxins and their symbols that identify what common sources are involved. 

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The Signs of Stroke in Women

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 4, 2019 11:20:31 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Brain Health, Women's Health

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Children On the Environmental Front Line

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 3, 2019 12:30:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Detoxification

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Protection from Radiation Exposure

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 30, 2019 12:30:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Detoxification, Healthy Living

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Japanese children are being diagnosed with thyroid cancers and newborns on the West Coast are tested and monitored for thryoid disease because they are showing symptoms of hypothyroidism. This is the continuing fall-out from nuclear events in Japan.

What can you do for yourself and your family to protect against radiation exposure?

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Who is Prescribed ADHD Meds and Why?

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2019 2:00:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Healthy Living, Body Health, Women's Health

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The French Grape Theory of Sperm

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 28, 2019 11:16:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Men's Health, Detoxification

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What caused French sperm counts to fall by a third? We may have to enlist Poirot to solve this mystery.  So far, the facts are 26,000 men from Aquitaine and Midi-Pyrenees in Southwestern France where Bordeaux is made had a significant decline in the number and quality of their sperm.  

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The Genetically Challenged Species of Men

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 27, 2019 11:54:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Men's Health, Detoxification, Healthy Living, Women's Health

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"Boys will be boys" as the saying goes.  Did you know the Y chromosome makes men more vulnerable to environmental toxins than girls?  I have lectured on this subject because international epidemiological studies prove that brain and endocrine development disruption are some the first consequences seen after environmental exposures especially in boys. 

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Test Your Knowledge - Insulin resistance or Metabolic syndrome

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 26, 2019 10:50:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Ozone and Prolozone therapies

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The International Diabetes Federation has been working on a definition utilizing advanced metabolic measures to more quickly and accurately recognize early signs of insulin resistance or metabolic syndrome. The criterion will include: abnormal body fat distribution, atherogenic dyslipidemia, vascular dysregulation, insulin resistance, pro-inflammatory states, prothrombotic state  and hormonal factors (pituitary-adrenal axis).

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Isadora Guggenheim, ND, FNP, RN, MS, CNS, LMT, owner of Second Nature Naturopathic Care, LLC
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