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Health Problems, Ailments, & Issues

Early Symptoms of Scleroderma

Question How can holistic healing help me rid myself of scleroderma? I have had it about five months. Thank you, June Dr. Leia’s Answer: Dear June, Scleroderma is a chronic disorder that affects the skin, including hardened or tight skin, with swelling and thickening. Early symptoms of scleroderma involve just …

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Neotame: The Not-So-Sweet Chemical

Poisonous Artificial Food Sweetener

Neotame is a chemical substance created by chemists from Monsanto—now produced by NutraSweet—as an artificial food and drink sweetener or flavor enhancer. Neotame is created using aspartame—a known neurotoxin—and adding 3-dimethylbutyl, a compound classified by the Environmental Protection Agency as hazardous. As with aspartame, neotame metabolizes formaldehyde and other nerve …

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Natural Remedies for Foot Pain

Walking in the Grass

Question for Dr. Leia: I have had a heel problem for a couple of months since summer wearing flat slip-ons. Now my heels hurt like they are on fire. I feel it must be some type of inflammation. I’ve tried reflexology treatments, soaking my feet, and foot creams. Might you know …

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Causes of Enlarged Thyroid Glands and Goiters

Man's Thyroid Gland

Goiters develop becuase of a thyroid misfunction, lack of iodine or chemical imbalance, or a because of a variety of diseases. Dr. Leia discusses what exactly a goiter is, common causes, and diagnosis plans for people concerned that they might have a goiter. Treatments for goiters are dependent on a …

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Understanding Thyroid Disorders and Metabolism Enhancement

Fit Woman

It can be frustrating when weight loss is complicated by a metabolic distress that is caused from thyroid problems. Dr. Leia points our questioner to specialized resources that will aid her in better understanding her underlying symptoms and conditions. D. Leia also provides information for knowledgable approaches on diet and …

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