Acetaminophen in Mid-pregnancy Linked to Terrible Twos and Other Childhood Behaviors

The research published September 2019 in Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology examined whether acetaminophen in mid-pregnancy and the behavior of the offspring between the ages of 6 months and 11 years, with memory and IQ tested up until the age of 17. Acetaminophen is commonly used to relieve pain during pregnancyRead …

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Plant-Based Food Trend May Lead to Choline Deficiencies

A recent study suggests that the push toward only plant-based diets, without professional nutritional counseling, guidance, and supplementation, may lead to choline deficiencies beyond what is already present. The warning comes from a recent article in the British journal BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health, by Dr. Emma Derbyshire, of NutritionalRead …

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Study Shows Reduced IQ Among Boys from Maternal Exposure to Fluoride

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While community water fluoridation has been used to prevent tooth decay, health concerns about neurotoxicity have remained. A recent study about maternal exposure to fluoride sheds new light on the issue and shifts the conversation away from what has been considered junk science toward significance. From a clinical perspective, theRead …

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Free-Patient Cookbook and Study on Mediterranean Diet during Pregnancy to Reduce Gestational Diabetes and Pre-eclampsia Risk

A simple Mediterranean diet in pregnancy does not reduce the overall risk of adverse maternal and offspring complications, but has the potential to reduce weight gain in pregnancy and the risk of gestational diabetes, according to a clinical trial led by Queen Mary University of London and the University ofRead …

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How Much Functional Collagen Can Be Added to the Diet and Maintain Indispensable Amino Acid Balance?

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In recent years, collagen has become the go-to dietary supplement for morning smoothies and coffee as well as afternoon energy drinks for adults of all ages and fitness levels. Collagen peptides are well-established as a source of functional peptides with biological activity, such as improving skin elasticity, recovering lost cartilageRead …

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Review on the Anti-Anxiety Effect of Aromatherapy During the First Stage of Labor

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It’s hard to imagine that the intoxicating scents of lavender, rose and jasmine are powerful enough to relax a woman during the pain and high anxiety of labor. The fascinating science of aromatherapy is known to reduce anxiety, which is why it is an ideal solution to reduce pain andRead …

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Study Identifies Bacteria in Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in Menopausal Women

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A new finding shows that several species of bacteria reside in bladder tissue of postmenopausal women who experience recurrent urinary tract infections (RUTIs). The results represent the first systematic analysis of biopsies from patients in this population. A new finding by researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas andRead …

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PART 2: Three Case Studies with Catherine Gregory, CMT, CMI, a Holistic Fertility Coach

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The following is the continuation of our interview with Catherine S. Gregory, CMT, CMI, a holistic fertility coach, intuitive healer, meditation instructor and creator of The Fertile Being Method, a holistic protocol helping hundreds of women achieve their dreams of motherhood since 2004. We introduced her new book, Fertile, THERead …

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PART 1: Q&A with Catherine Gregory, Author of Fertile, The Wise Woman’s Guide to Pregnancy Success

In this first of two interviews with Catherine S. Gregory CMT, CMI, she offers insights for clinicians about how to develop a holistic plan for women and couples wishing to conceive and or who have difficulty taking pregnancy to full term. Gregory, CMT, CMI, is a holistic fertility coach, intuitiveRead …

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