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Yes! Marijuana Treatment for Alzheimer's

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 22, 2020 10:45:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Neurological Conditions, Healthy Living, Medical Marijuana

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I remember when cops would burn marijuana plants in the 70's.

Marijuana was categorized as an illegal scourge and you were going to lose your mind if you smoked it. Now my colleagues out west are prescribing medical marijuana for pain management, glaucoma, chronic disease, cancer and to save your brain from Alzheimer's.

If you live long enough you see everything.  

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The Revolution Happening in the Evolution of Medicine

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2020 1:30:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Healthy Living

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Functional medicine is a coined term that describes a medical lens to look through to identify the root causes of disease.  Identifying the cause of any condition is beneficial for both practitioner and patient because an intelligent treatment protocol is more likely to work, reduce the time to heal and make the patient feel better and confident about the treatment in less time.

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How to Protect Against Melanoma

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 18, 2020 11:00:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Healthy Living, Cancers

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Flying too close to the sun has a high price. Icarus found out the hard way. Pilots and airline crews have twice the incidence of melanoma compared to the general population according to the largest meta-analysis to date on the subject. The melanoma in this group was more deadly. Find out what pilots and cabin crew as well as you should take to lower your risk of melanoma.

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New Treatment for Liver Disease - Coffee

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 7, 2020 3:00:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Healthy Living, Chronic Illness and Disease

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Ah, the smell of coffee in the morning. If you can smell the coffee then you know that you don't have dementia or Alzheimer's. Coffee is one of the most commonly consumed beverages worldwide. The health benefits of coffee give great protection against several liver diseases.  

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Improve Sex with Vitamin D

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 31, 2020 10:59:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Men's Health, Healthy Living, Women's Health, Sexual Health

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Leave it to the Italian researchers. They found another incredible benefit for Vitamin D.  

Vitamin D is important for bone health, cancer protection, general health but now it can give you a bedroom boost.

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Do You Know the 4 Signs of Concussion?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 9, 2020 11:15:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Healthy Living, Brain Health

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Concussions aren't just for the professional athletes.

Kids of all ages get concussions. Learn the 4 signs of concussion so you recognize the signs.  

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Help for Anxiety and Depression

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 4, 2020 11:16:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Mood Disorders, Healthy Living

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Got some hurdles in your life? We all do. What is the best, safest and most effective treatment for anxiety and depression?

What is the new psychiatric treatment for Anxiety, depression, bipolar depression and chronic schizophrenia?

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Dementia Prevention through Diabetes Management

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 2, 2020 10:55:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Healthy Living, Chronic Illness and Disease

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Remember the high school biology teacher who conducted the experiment on the longevity of Twinkies?

What I learned from that is the longer the shelf-life, the shorter your life.

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How Well Do You Know Yourself?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 1, 2020 10:34:12 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Healthy Living, Chronic Illness and Disease

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Benjamin Franklin wrote in his 1750 Poor Richard's Almanac that "There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self."

In "Flawed Self-Evaluation: Implications for Health, Education, and the Workplace," investigators David Dunning (Cornell), Chip Heath (Stanford), and Jerry M. Suls (University of Iowa) summarized current psychological research on the accuracy (or rather inaccuracy) of self-knowledge, across a wide range of studies in a range of spheres.

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Glutathione is the Cellular Elixir of Life

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 20, 2019 1:45:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Ozone and Prolozone therapies, Healthy Living

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Glutathione, an amino acid, plays a crucial role in maintaining a normal balance between oxidation and anti-oxidation.

This regulates many of the cell´s vital functions, such as the synthesis and repair of DNA, the synthesis of proteins and the activation and regulation of enzymes.

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