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  • Cannabis and Cancer: Facts vs. Myth

    The use of cannabis has exploded across the country and in Maine with recent laws permitting medical and/or recreational use. The term cannabis refers to two main categories of the plant; marijuana and hemp. The THC content...

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  • How the Wisdom of Chinese Medicine Can Help Our Modern Diets

    Fueling our bodies with proper nutrition should be easy. We have mechanisms in place that tell us when we are hungry, when something that we put in our mouth is distasteful and possibly dangerous, and whether the...

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  • Beat The Winter Blues with EFT Tapping

    Life naturally slows down in winter. The days grow shorter, light becomes scarce, and we respond by planting ourselves in front of the television or hiding under the covers to stay warm. How do you know when...

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  • Exploring Infertility with Shamanic or Hypnotic Regressive Techniques

    In my professional practice and personal relationships, I’ve witnessed the heartbreak that women, men and couples endure due to infertility. Sometimes there is a medical explanation for the inability to conceive or to carry and birth a...

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  • The Dreaded Winter Skin/Acne Combination

    The change of seasons, the dry air, and a change in diet and exercise patterns can all bring on a change in our skin, sometimes an unwelcome change. We often see many types of acne due to...

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  • When Healing is Medicine

    Many questions surround the role energy-based practices play in medicine. Among them is the question whether energy-based practices are medicine. What is the difference between a healing art and medicine? Could healing arts such as Reiki or...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Master Choa Kok Sui Pranic Healing: Health Through Energy

    We are all made up of energy. Everything we see, hear, think, and touch is energy. This energy can be harnessed to help heal and transform our bodies both physically and emotionally. We all have a physical...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Chinese Dietary Therapy: How Flavors Affect Our Body

    Sometimes I will tell a patient to stop eating salads. WHAT?! But salads are healthy, right? Generally so, but daily salads are not the best choice for all body types. We have a general idea of which...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Emotional Freedom Technique for Anxiety in Teens and Adults

    It’s 2019. What’s relevant in your life? Do you have a comfortable home, a career, the right car, a strong reputation for being trustworthy and always doing a good job? Have you mastered the art of looking...

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  • How to Explain the Unexplainable

    “The field is the sole governing agency of the particle”, stated Albert Einstein. He understood that all matter, what we can see and touch, cannot exist without the field to govern it. You may know this field...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • The Future of Healthcare: The Human Body-Field

    With so much talk about the healthcare system being broken, the population becoming sicker, adverse reactions from pharmaceuticals, I propose not trying to fix it. The advent of bio-chemistry and pharmaceutical drugs lead to optimism that every...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • The Warning Signs of Stress

    Chronic stress disrupts nearly every system in your body. It can suppress your immune system, upset your digestive and reproductive systems, increase the risk of heart attack and stroke, and speed up the aging process. According to...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Find Peace With Acupuncture

    Over the many years I have been practicing Chinese medicine, anxiety is one of the most common reasons people have sought out treatment. Did you realize that acupuncture can help treat your spirit along with your physical...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Struggling with Emotional Distress? Try CBD

    We live in an over-stimulated, fast paced world with constant news flashed at us of despair, violence, and catastrophe. Hopelessness. Anxiety. Depression. Stress. Anger. FEAR. These are all very appropriate emotions when you think about the challenging...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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