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Honey for Gut Protection and Healing, Here’s How

  A new major medical study left absolutely no doubt about the incredible healing power of honey.     Published in Laryngoscope on June 11, 2018, researchers found that using honey literally protected the gut lining against corrosive damage from swallowing a battery — how’s that for protection?   Honey helped: slowed the amount of acid discharged from the battery neutralized the tissue pH at the battery contact site to optimal levels for clinical protection prevented deep tissue injury and completely prevented all esophageal perforations (which was a 50% rate in controls, meaning one out of every two ingestions resulted …

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Sea Salt Spray Heals Diabetic Ulcers

As I blogged about last week… I love treating skin issues. I love taking care of skin, and I love supporting skin healing. As a physician, skin is like magic to me.   In medicine, we see the miracle of skin repair all the time:   You can cut it during surgery, and it will grow back together within a week. You can scrape it to take a biopsy, and it will re-establish an intact barrier within days. You can puncture it with a needle, and it will fill back in to stop bleeding within a matter of minutes… sometimes …

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How To Ground Outside Without Getting Bitten Up By Bugs

The weather is warming up here… …and this always means my inbox is full of emails from patients and readers asking:       How can you reduce your chance of tick bites (and other insect bites) while still connecting to the earth outside?   I really don’t want you to limit or stop your healing practice of connecting to Mother Earth outside daily. Instead, let’s deter the bugs all together. As I was giving one of my patients advice about this exact topic today, I thought this would be the perfect information to share with my blog readers too! …

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How To Prevent Bug Bites While Grounding Outdoors

The weather is warming up here where I live… …and this always means my inbox is full of emails from patients and readers asking:     How can you reduce your chance of tick bites (and other insect bites) while still connecting to the earth outside?   Especially with the latest press about the Zika virus, patients are wanting to know more than ever how to reduce their risk of mosquito bites and yet continue the beautiful, healing practice of touching the earth outside daily. I really don’t want you to limit or stop your healing practice of connecting to …

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Honey To Speed Wound Healing (and reduce scarring!)

You already know I love honey to ease seasonal allergy symptoms… this pic shows the honey lollipops I love to make… and literally my son’s allergy complaints are non-existent this year. And you know I scour the medical literature on your behalf to bring you all the positive, uplifting, cutting edge and natural health advice possible… (like how chocolate is great for brain and heart health! Yes sir! Give me another!) So I’ve got something else easy and natural that is proven to work, even in the cynical and cold/calculating world of medicine… honey stood up as a wound healing …

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Thoughts On Health… Relief From Seasonal Allergies, Naturally

  It turns spring this week, baby!!! And for many folks the first thing that comes to their mind during spring isn’t beaches and bare feet and picking fresh strawberries and bumble bees and gardening and sunshine… it’s allergies. Well poop. That stinks. But I’ve got your back. Because I don’t want you to drug up on antihistamines and watch your lovely spring season go by in a blur of grogginess. Here is what you are going to do to help establish your own equilibrium without the Rx…   1. Wash your hands like it’s going out of style. Every …

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