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    Denise ClarkDenise Clark

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    Lyme Disease

Denise Clark, ND Lyme disease is a tick borne illness that generates much controversy among the medical community and researchers. One of the key topics of debate is whether the Lyme spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, persists in patients who have been treated with the recommended doses of antibiotics and yet remain symptomatic. A certain train of thought that divides the medical community was developed in the 1970’s that chronic...
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    Steve ParcellSteve Parcell

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    Preventive Cardio

Dr. Steve Parcell, ND Most of you know that Ginger is a medicinal herb but its uses in preventive cardiology are not well known. Ginger is a member of a plant family that includes cardamom and turmeric. Its familiar aroma is mainly due to compounds called gingerols. At least 30 gingerol-related compounds are contained in the fresh ginger root (rhizome). The proportion gingerols depends on where it is from and how it is processed. Ginger has be...
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    Kirsten WestKirsten West

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    Integrative Cancer Support

Vitamin C

Vitamin C has long been known for its effects on immune stimulation and function. Because of vitamin C's role in maintaining normal immune function, many people use it for treating and preventing infectious conditions such as the common cold. Activity of several major immune cells and the messengers they produce seem to be increased by vitamin C.  An additional viewpoint is that vitamin C serves as an antioxidant and increase...
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    Kirsten WestKirsten West

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    Integrative Cancer Support

NatureMed Clinic's Dr. West contributed "Topical Milk Thistle for Capecitabine-Induced Hand-Foot Syndrome" to the Natural Medicine Journal. Forty patients diagnosed with gastrointestinal malignancy, including colorectal and esophageal cancers, who had no previous exposure to capecitabine but were scheduled to receive this medication; average age was 60 years and 60% were male. Gastric cancer was the most common malignancy in both the treatment...
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    Kirsten WestKirsten West

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    Detoxification

By Kirsten West ND, Lac, FABNO Like many of you, my thoughts regarding farms (at least in the past) typically transitioned into images of red barns, green pastures, the solitary cow (or two), perhaps some chickens, rows of corn, birds chirping- basically, an overall picture of serenity. In fact, living next to a scene such as this appears quite nice. Most recently, this “farm life” image has been turned on its head with the development ...