Homeopathics & Gum Disease

If you’re having a problem with gum disease – and nearly all adults are – the first thing to do is to NOT do nothing. Periodontal problems don’t get better on their own. They get worse. Doing nothing puts you at risk of tooth loss and may contribute to any number of other inflammatory conditions, …

Natural Remedies for Dental Fear

Ever since the economy took its nose-dive several years ago, conventional wisdom has said that more people are avoiding dental visits due to the cost of care. Surveys have shown that anywhere from 36 to 75% of those who delay or forego dental work give financial concerns as their main reason why. But that’s far …

Biosis 30: Communicating Thoughtfully, An MCS Case History & More

  The new issue of our quarterly newsletter Biosis is available online now. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: The Joy of Slow(er) Communication “Today, we’ve still got phones and snail mail. But we’ve also got email, texting, video conferencing and all manner of social media to connect with others. Via phone or computer, we …

27 Health & Wellness Articles Worth a Look

As mentioned, we check the web daily for health and wellness news and articles that we think may be of interest to you. Inevitably, we wind up with much more material than we can possibly write about yet find worth sharing. So, without further ado, here are 27 more articles that have stacked up over …

AP’s “Assault on Alternative Medicine”

Another week, another installment in the Associated Press’ ongoing series of articles on what they call “alternative medicine.” Despite being positioned as “news,” the series has appeared highly biased and ill-informed in a way that feeds the needs of Big Medicine. We’ve written about this before (see “The ‘Alternative’ Controversy”). There really seems no need …

SANUM Remedies for Dental Conditions

We use SANUM remedies widely in our practice. These homeopathic and isopathic remedies can help improve and optimize the body’s internal environment – what we call the milieu or “terrain.” This video from Biomed gives a good overview of some of the main dental application of these natural, holistic remedies:     You can learn …

How Concerned Do You Really Need to Be about “Swine Flu”?

Thinking about how events have shaped up since the swine flu – now officially called H1N1, influenza A (its scientific name) by the World Health Organization – outbreak was first reported, we can find a few reasons for concern. At last count, more than 100 people have died after contracting it. Thousands more are sick …

Possible Mouthwash/Oral Cancer Link, Autism Reporting, and Other News of Note

New Australian Study Links Alcohol Containing Mouthwashes and Oral Cancer (Flap’s Dentistry Blog) A new study appearing in the December edition of the Journal of the Australian Dental Association finds “sufficient evidence” that “alcohol-containing mouthwashes contribute to the increased risk of development of oral cancer.”   California’s Autism Increase Not Due to Better Counting (ScienceDaily) …

Grind or Clench Your Teeth?

The latest issue of Biosis: Integrated Health Solutions is now available. In it, you’ll find information on: Turning worry into something positive Grinding and clenching of teeth – why it happens, the damage it does and treatments for it How an extreme runner uses homeopathic Body Mend for support and healing Read it online now. …

Dana Ullman on Clinical Research Confirming Homeopathy

  For more extensive discussion of the clinical research on homeopathy, we highly recommend watching last autumn’s University of Connecticut Health Center debate, in which proponents and skeptics present on and discuss the matter at length. (Note: This presentation is best viewed in Explorer.)