Years ago we read about Soil-Based Organisms and considered about intestinal microbes. We have studied so much about the microbiome and tried many approaches. I remember when a member reported that VONs visiting new mums and babies found that mums using antibacterial soaps had babies with more incidence of ‘cradle cap.’ Now we have lots…

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When our group met, once a month for 20 years, and when I did the newsletters, I always tried to emphasize a different part of our MEND approach each month. We also tried to include books to read on each area. MEND stands for Movement and Exercise, Environment, Nutrition and Diet. I guess it should…

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Happy Canada Day! The following link has some interesting progress on the question of what intestinal bacteria do we need/not need. It still does not answer the question of what nutrients particular bacteria might help produce…but progress. I know research costs money but it is too bad that patents and such mean that the well-off…

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This is just in from a member who has helped someone with P.D. by adding Thiamine to the protocol. Have a look at this and then the next item I will post about Glutathione.We have been exploring the connection between thiamine and pain conditions — neuropathy, neuralgia, fibromyalgia, sciatica, chronic back pain, etc. This information…

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After reading the article below, I would suggest to anyone who tests negative on the NST for iron, seriously check their zinc and both forms of B6 (pyridoxine and pyridoxal 5’phosphate) as these nutrients help reduce iron status. Iron Is the New Cholesterol Elevated iron is at the center of a web of disease stretching…

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As you probably read awhile back, new studies show that essential oils can be as toxic as toluene. Sorry, if you are an essential oil promoter.A member of the group sent along more info. Buddy the cat appreciates this information too. You met Buddy in the story on soft water/hard water.Check it out:https://www.essentialanimals.com/library/safe-use-of-essential-oils-for-cats/

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I was looking for a replacement for a hard wax my guy wanted to use on some woodwork. The hard wax he was using did not make me feel very well. Petroleum ingredients.If you have an issue with some DIY or other product, you have someone to consult.Go to Living Rooms. http://www.livingrooms.ws http://www.livingrooms.ws

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‘Prescribing cascade’ is a term to describe the problem of using another drug to deal with side effects of a previously prescribed drug. Horror indeed! Getting off the merry-go-round can be difficult if not impossible.We have had group members who had to shave tablets with a razor blade in order to decrease dosages gradually enough…

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