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The Anti-Anxiety Chemical Phenibut. Benefits and Dangers.

Excerpted from Corpina’s article, “Phenibut’s INSANE Benefits and Brutally Awful Side Effects”  Phenibut is commonly used as a nootropic, an anti-anxiety medication, and sleep aid. Everyone’s always asking me how much they should take. Here’s my answer…   Everyone’s phenibut experience is unique, but in general, men should take about 2 – 2.5 grams and women 1 – 1.2 grams of…

Why I’m opting out of mammograms and opting into THIS breast cancer screening approach.

  Anyone who regularly sees my posts knows I advocate for a three-prong breast cancer screening approach: 1. Physical exam by health care practitioner 2. MRI (ultrasound follow up if abnormal findings) 3. Thermogram by a board certified thermographer who specializes in breast health. Go to a  thermographer certified in breast thermography. I see Nelly Yefet in Florida because of her credentials and exam protocol to increase accuracy. Let me…

Connecticut tragedy – where to look for hope

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles – view portfolio “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of ‘disaster,’ I remember my mother’s words, and I am always comforted by realizing that…

Presidential yard signs – Yay or nay?

My husband recently joked with a neighbor about her courage to post a presidential yard sign in a neighborhood not likely to give her candidate a thumbs up. She told him she had an extra sign (for the candidate he and I support). He politely declined. I won’t post political signs. My vote isn’t a secret; ask away but expect…

September 11th Survivor Tree: The Meaning of Life

Photo credit: Janey Henning Watch: September 11th Survivor Tree Story. (1 minute 53 seconds) This summer my family and I visited the September 11th Memorial. It was quiet, stirring, reverent and beautiful, surprisingly not laden with overwhelming sadness. It was instead, tinged with it.  The place felt for me, like stages of death acceptance when disbelief, anger and grief move from the…

Apple Cider Vinegar May Lower Blood Sugar, Help Type 2 Diabetes, Reduce Ab Fat

Studies suggest a substance in apple cider vinegar can reduce blood sugar in type 2 diabetics, lower blood pressure and decrease hunger & fat accumulation. Researchers have uncovered a signaling mechanism that occurs within the excess abdominal fat of obese people and is associated with cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Fatty liver disease however, may be more likely the root cause…

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