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Saliva Hormone Testing for Males and Females

Why is saliva better than blood analysis? There are many reasons why saliva is quickly overtaking blood as the diagnostic tool of choice. First, saliva testing is far more economical. This is due in large part to the viability of saliva, which requires no special storage during shipping. Further, saliva has a shelf life of […]

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Hair Analysis — FAQ’s

What exactly is hair analysis? A.         Your hair contains all the minerals present in your body, including nutritional minerals as well as toxic heavy metals.  Hair mineral tissue analysis (HMTA) is a laboratory test that measures this mineral content in the hair.  In most cases, the test results reflect how much of these elements are […]

Identifying Your Food Sensitivities Can Change Your Life

“One man’s food is another man’s poison” is a familiar old saying that simply means that different people can have very different reactions to the same food. For example, while few of us would think twice about munching on peanuts while watching a ballgame, others with a sensitivity or allergy to peanuts could experience a […]

Acidity Self-Test

Use this checklist to get a sense of how acidic you may be. Determining your acidity levels isn’t an exact science, but this Self-Test can help you get a better idea of how urgently you need to begin alkalizing your body. Directions: 1.         Make a mark next to any of the symptoms listed here, if […]

Fibromyalgia and a New Roadmap for Health

By  Deirdre Rawlings, ND, PhD, MH, CNC Currently there are no laboratory tests that can confirm a diagnosis of FM.   For the most part, fibromyalgia sufferers experience a variety of debilitating symptoms that seem to worsen over time and which often result in an endless line of doctor’s visits that bring neither relief nor answers.   Fibromyalgia patients […]