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Tick Bites and Lyme–What to Do? Fear no More!

Tick Bites and Lyme–What to Do? Fear no More!

Finding a tick with its head buried into your flesh can be disconcerting in itself.  Worrying about what diseases it might be carrying is another whole matter.  Do we just need to wait in fear for the dreaded target rings to appear around the bite? Or wonder every time we go out into the woods about what new infection might afflict us?  Most of us probably know someone with Lyme Disease, and it’s no laughing matter.  The symptoms are serious and life-changing.  But what can we do? Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on June 2, 2018 in Health, Homeopathy

 

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Fish Hook in the Cheek? No Worries!

Fish Hook in the Cheek? No Worries!

Along with the joys of summer come the woes of summer– bare feet stepping on nails, and of course…fish hooks in the cheek.  Do you need to freak out in fear?  Run to the ER for an antibiotic and tetanus shot? Nope! Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 26, 2018 in Health, Homeopathy

 

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Boils, and Carbuncles and Pus. Oh, My!

Boils, and Carbuncles and Pus. Oh, My!

“Thou art a boil, a plague sore, an embossed carbuncle in my corrupted blood.” –Shakespeare, King Lear

When a friend of mine asked for help with healing her husband’s boil without antibiotics, I was a little unsure of myself at first.  But once again, homeopathy proved itself a formidable ally. (Gross photo warning!)

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Posted by on July 31, 2016 in Health, Homeopathy

 

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Healing Ear Infections without Antibiotics: Part 2

Healing Ear Infections without Antibiotics: Part 2

In Part 1 of Healing Ear Infections, I wrote about using garlic oil in the ear to heal without antibiotics.  When I had little ones, that is the only approach I knew about.  But since then I have learned about homeopathy, and now I have a new arsenal for attacking ear infections.   Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 31, 2015 in Health, Homeopathy

 

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Healing Ear Infections without Antibiotics: Part 1

Having an ear infection is no fun, no matter what your age.  And neither is messing up your gut with an antibiotic. But do we have other options?  Yes! Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 25, 2015 in Health

 

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Testing Probiotics–Is Mine Good?

Many people often have a probiotic they bought off a drug store shelf, unrefrigerated.  After learning what to look for in a probiotic, they wonder if the one they already bought is any good.  Should they keep it?  Throw it away? Here’s a test I found which might help you determine if your probiotic is alive and ready to work.1 Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 25, 2015 in Health

 

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Purchasing Probiotics

Purchasing Probiotics

Health is not valued till sickness comes.

–Thomas Fuller–

In my previous posts, we have learned of the far-reaching ramifications of poor gut health and that something you can do to repopulate your gut is to take probiotics. I am often asked how to choose a probiotic.  I’m not an expert, but I have learned some important tips to help you make a good choice with your money.  Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 18, 2015 in Health

 

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