Cardiovascular Disease part 3 – Avoiding Heart Failure

This is one of the most diagnosed health issues in both men and women over the age of 45; but the problem starts way before this age – in the routines of our lifestyle. In our first two blogs in this series, we talked about how the mind and emotions (part 1) played an important
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Cardiovascular Disease part 2 – Disease of the Arteries

Arterial disease, atherosclerosis In our last blog we looked at why matters of the Heart and Mind can affect lifestyle issues that can play a big role in cardiovascular (CV) issues. Here we are going to look more at what happens in the tubes. Arterial disease accounts for the vast majority of patients that suffer
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Cardiovascular Disease part 1 – Where do we Start?

After doing a blog on how statins might not always be good for you, several people asked me what to do, so I decided to do a multiple part blog on cardiovascular issues. We sit at a unique time in history when heart issues, both emotionally and physically, play one of the most prominent roles
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Herbs that can Help School Grades

Ah, that time of year again. Buy the new school clothes, books, pens and rulers, but don’t forget the supplements. Yes, there are several supplements that can be used to give a student an Herbal advantage when going back to school or college this fall. In this article, I’m going to talk about increasing mental
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Cancer is like a Terrorist Cell

One can easily become overwhelmed when faced with all the data, facts, details and theories on cancer.  At Wild Rose College of Natural Healing, we teach about cancer and its treatments in several courses. One such course has a 12-hour module on cancer; while at three other courses have three-hour modules. There are a lot
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Medicinal Mushrooms Part 6: Cordyceps, the Energetic One

Cordyceps, in its many forms, has been used since the 15th century in China and Tibet, while also being used by indigenous peoples around the world.1,2 I have seen it growing in diverse places like China and the Amazon. Its Chinese name dong chong xia cao literally means “winter bug, summer herb,” a reference to
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Medicinal Mushrooms Part 2

I have been using mushrooms as Foods, Super Foods and Medicines for over 20 years now and as stated in my last blog, I find that these categories cannot be sharply divided. I realize the Canadian Government’s Food and Drug Act is intended to create these categories. This doesn’t always sit right with me. What
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