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Covid-19 Injections

FDA Alert (6/23/21): Covid-19 injections can cause heart inflammation. FDA Alert (7/13/21): Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 injection can cause Guillain-Barre Syndrome. Informed Consent Everything in the medical field is about informed consent. It is the process by which a patient learns about and understands the purpose, benefits, and potential risks, and then either agrees to receive the treatment or not. This is also referred to as a “benefit-risk assessment.” The science is never settled and scientist will be studying these…

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COVID-19 Reflection – Nurse Practitioner

My name is Lindsay and I started working in an urgent care center in New York City this past March. We recently moved from Florida to NYC for my husbands job. I’ve been a Nurse Practitioner for a little over 5 years now. I could have never imagined we’d be moving to NYC at the start of a pandemic! LOL Needless to say, the epidemiology of COVID-19, a virus caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has been…

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Back Pain Remedies

I’ve been dealing with intermittent lower back pain, for the majority of my life. Most of the time I feel great, but sometimes I go through a flare up and it puts me down for the count. I wanted to share some of things I’ve learned, in case it can help any of you. The most important thing to do is rule out any critical issues with your back, such as a herniated disc or aortic aneurysm. This is usually…

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Nontoxic Makeup Remover

Ladies, you have to check out these makeup remover cloths from amazon! I’ve been using them for over 6 months now and let me tell you, they work! They literally remove all the makeup from your face without any harsh chemicals. They’re made from microfiber and easily wipe away oil, dirt and makeup from your face.   They’re so easy to clean too. Just put them in the washer with your towels or dark laundry and then let them air…

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How to Ferment Your Food

I’m totally obsessed now with fermenting foods. After watching the 8 part documentary series ‘The Gut Solution’ I was amazed by all the benefits of eating fermented foods. One lady even talked about a study that showed how some probiotics could actually help keep you skinny! What!? Sign me up for that trial study! LOL Due to modern technology like the fridge and oven, society has strayed away from fermenting foods. However, in recent years people have started to circle…

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Paleo Diet & Glyphosate

In an effort to heal my Psoriasis naturally, I started out with trying this diet called Paleo & was instantly impressed with the results. Within 4 weeks, I lost around 5 lbs of inflammatory weight, no longer had any bloating, and my Psoriasis cleared up!!   So what is the Paleo Diet? The Paleo diet consists mostly of a grain free & dairy free diet. The premise of the diet is that if a caveman didn’t eat it, neither should…

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Sleep Better

Sleeping well has always been a challenge for me. As an adult I’ve learned some tricks that REALLY help. There’s an excellent audible book called “Sleep Smarter” by Shawn Stevenson. I highly recommend listening to it. All the tips he offers make complete sense. You can do a free 30-day trial on Amazon and listen to it for free. 1. Ditch The Caffeine If you must have caffeine, only use it first thing in the morning. Studies show that caffeine…

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Himalayan Sea Salt

Are you one of those people who experience salt cravings? Before I started adding Himalayan Sea Salt to my water, I used to crave anything with salt. My worst offenders were pretzels and chips. Neither of which are appropriate to consume with my autoimmune issues. I’ve been amazed with how my cravings subsided, after adding sea salt to 1-2 glasses of my water each day.   What is Himalayan Sea Salt? Himalayan salt comes from salt mines below the Himalayan…

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Amaranth Grain

    Amaranth Flower   Chances are, you’ve probably never heard of this amazing Aztec grain called Amaranth… in fact, they say only 4% of the population has even tried it! But it is a fantastic super food to add to your diet. The Aztec’s revered this grain as “The Grain of the god’s.” Amaranth is gluten free, because it’s not actually a grain (even though people call it one)…. it’s a seed!   Amaranth derives its name from the…

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To Sprout or Not to Sprout

Did you know that the coastal Aztec people would soak their pumpkin or squash seeds in seawater and then sundry them out? There are some that say that you absolutely need to sprout your nuts and seeds, but there are others that say it’s unnecessary. My take- if you’re dealing with any kind of gastrointestinal issues or autoimmune issues, it’s something worth considering. When I first started eating raw chia seeds and flax seeds, I had a very hard time…

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