Allergies & Autoimmune

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

By |October 31st, 2019|

Mindfulness and MBSR: A Personal Journey
Contributing Author: Anne Louise Kracmer, LCSW & Qualified MBSR Teacher

 
CREATING PEACE AND HARMONY…INSIDE
NEW AT THE CLINIC – EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT

(forward by Deb Martin)

 

You’ve likely heard the term “Mindfulness Meditation”.  But do you know what that means?  Come along on the journey of discovery in this month’s article.  Discover more […]

Troubled Waters: The New Toxicity with Hurricanes

By |September 5th, 2019|

NEW TOXICITY IN HURRICANES
 

Hurricanes have been a fact of life in Florida for as long as anyone can remember…and thousands of years before.  Yes, we know the scientists are saying “the earth is heating up”, causing not just more storms but also more severe storms.  But there is something relatively “new” on the scene […]

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CBD CURES & RUMORS: What you don’t know about CBD could save you!

By |January 29th, 2019|

CBD “CURES & RUMORS” is an ongoing health series about the comprehensive cannabis plant.

BIG NEWS: On December 21, 2018 CBD finally became Legal–at the Federal Level–in the United States. With this recent legalization, CBD–a non-psychotropic compound found in the Cannabis Plant (aka “marijuana”) —is set to make an even bigger […]

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Have you been affected by Red Tide?

By |September 4th, 2018|

 

HAVE YOU BEEN AFFECTED BY THE ‘RED TIDE’ OR ‘TOXIC GREEN ALGAE’ ?  

If you are a resident of Southwest Florida, you know that the Gulf has been suffering this summer from a toxic combination of the annual occurrence of red tide infused with excessive blue-green algae blooms flowing from Lake Okeechobee.   This ecological […]

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10+ Foods, Herbs, and B12 to Boost Your Energy and Mood

By |May 31st, 2018|

Boost energy and mood
It’s 3:00 p.m.  Are you tired or having trouble focusing?  In this article are some new ideas about easy ways to use Natural Medicine to help you.  It’s using your intelligence and Food as Medicine.  Oh, and lest I forget while I have your attention right now:  Acupuncture helps energy and […]

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Mission Impossible: Stories of Healing

By |October 4th, 2017|

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE:  STORIES OF HEALING

Part 1 of 3:  Food as Medicine

 

Your body knows how to heal.  You evolved alongside plants, other creatures around and inside of you, and you require minerals from the earth to conduct complex biochemical processes.  Natural medicine is all around you.  What does your body need for best health?

 

This article series […]

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Toxic Lipstick – A Few Tips

By |September 5th, 2017|

Hot Tips for Health:
1. Check this link for the toxicity of a particular lipstick: Click here for the FDA list. The lower the levels the better for your health!
2. Wipe off your lipstick BEFORE eating or drinking. Reapply afterwards. (Avoid actually ingesting it.)
3. Check out a home-grown manufacturer: Nature’s Earth Cosmetics (based in SW […]

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THE HIDDEN DANGER IN NATURAL DISASTERS

By |September 5th, 2017|

“Discovering more joy does not save us from the inevitability of hardship and heartbreak. In fact, we may cry more easily, but we will laugh more easily too. Perhaps we are just more alive. Yet as we discover more joy, we can face suffering in a way that ennobles rather than embitters. We have […]

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Mighty Mushroom Series: Reishi “Queen of Mushrooms”

By |May 4th, 2017|

Mighty Mushroom Series From (Acupuncture in Fort Myers) Lotus Blossom Clinic
REISHI “QUEEN” OF THE MUSHROOMS
“Asian history has more medical documentation on Reishi than any other mushroom.  In 2005, it took away my grandfather’s chest pains for 5 years…beginning on the day he started using it.

    

For advanced-stage cancer, asthma, depression and a long list […]

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IS YOUR THYROID IN DISTRESS?

By |April 5th, 2017|

IS YOUR THYROID IN DISTRESS?

 

Over twenty-five percent (25%) of Americans have Hashimoto’s Disease, which triggers the immune system to attack the thyroid gland, sending the endocrine system into chaos. The inflammation (or chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis) caused by this attack on the thyroid will typically cause hypothyroidism (an under-active thyroid) and slow the production of […]

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Medical Mushroom Series – Cordyceps

By |March 1st, 2017|

Medicinal Mushroom Series

CORDYCEPS THE CONQUERER

Medicinal Mushrooms are fairly closely related to us, evolutionarily-speaking.  We share about 30% of our DNA with mushrooms, and both species use enzymes to break down nutrients to sustain ourselves.  Most mushrooms break down plant matter externally, and in the process, create soil and access to nutrients which Nature uses […]

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Lion’s Mane Mushroom for Brain and Neurological Health

By |February 1st, 2017|

LION’S MANE FOR THE BRAIN & NERVES

 

MEET THE MUSHROOM MAN

We first encountered Paul Stamets on YouTube.   I could not rip myself away for a second.   His talk at a Bioneers’ Conference in 2015 was riveting and inspiring.   This man and his wife have literally spent years in the forests, mostly in Oregon and Washington […]

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