References for Patients

Elimination Diet

Elimination Diet

The elimination diet is a tried and true method for testing for food allergies. A food allergy can manifest as anything from irritable bowel syndrome and severe hay fever type symptoms to skin problems or a general unshakable malaise. Due to the fact that food sensitivities can

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Q: Alcohol in Homeopathic Medicine

Q: Alcohol in Homeopathic Medicine

Question: Are medicines that contain alcohol, such as those often found in homeopathic remedies, permissible to consume in Islam? Answer: In herbal medicine, herbs are put into an alcoholic drink so that the alcohol extracts the important ingredients from the plant. The new mixture of the plant

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The Cooking Oil Comparison Chart

The Cooking Oil Comparison Chart

You already know that Extra Virgin Olive Oil is good for you. But what do you choose when it’s time to branch out and try something new? There are a lot of cooking oils out there, and many have misleading health claims on the label. It can

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Taking Homeopathic Remedies

Taking Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathy is a system of medicine developed in the eighteenth century by the German physician Samuel Hahnemann. Unlike conventional medicine where drugs are given to work against the body and its symptoms, homeopathic remedies work with the body to help stimulate the body to heal itself. In

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What is Naturopathic Medicine?

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Naturopathic Medicine is the science of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease using natural therapies with a focus on optimizing health and well-being through individualized patient care and public education.   Principles of Naturopathy Primum non nocere – do no harm, effective health care with the least risk

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3 Exercises for Low Back Pain

3 Exercises for Low Back Pain

The following spinal exercises stretch the hip flexors, muscles that have been found to be associated with lower back pain. Chiropractic adjustments may assist in providing initial relief but without proper muscle stretching and strengthening, pain often returns quicker than it needs to. These exercises may assist

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Infant Food Introduction Schedule

Infant Food Introduction Schedule

You can us this article to know what foods to introduce to your newborns. Rehan Zaidi Six Months At six months foods are introduced into the breast feeding regime. Several qualities are desirable:     Generally, hypoallergenic foods should be used Easy chewability Reasonably iron-rich Adequate fibre

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Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercise

Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercise

In the name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercise (1) One intends drawing nearer to Allah through His remembrance, then sits back as one does in the Testification of Faith of the prayer, facing the qibla, keeping one’s eyes as still as possible or

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Eyesight Improvement Exercise

Eyesight Improvement Exercise

This is an ancient Chinese eyesight improving exercise; sticking to it can give profound results, but you must practice once every morning. At first, start with Techniques 1, 7, and 8, in that order. Then gradually add an exercise every 1-2 weeks. So by the 2nd or

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Breaking the Vicious Cycle, Summary

Breaking the Vicious Cycle, Summary

INTRODUCTION By-products made from the ingestion of certain foods can cause intestinal problems Frequent intolerances are to corn, wheat, milk, potatoes and rye This diet is intended to be tried for 1-2 years; may gradually return to a normal diet afterwards The Specific Carbohydrate Diet allows glucose(which

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