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Bright light therapy at midday helped patients with bipolar depression

Six weeks of light therapy decreased depression, increased daily functioning in patients Date: October 10, 2017 Source: Northwestern University Summary: Daily exposure to bright white light at midday significantly decreased symptoms of depression and increased functioning in people with bipolar disorder, a recent study found. More than 68 percent of patients who received midday bright light achieved a normal level of mood, compared to 22.2 percent of patients who received a dim placebo light....

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July Newsletter 2017

    Connecticut Center for Health July 2017       What's New The earliest known written record that likely referred to diabetes was in 1500 B.C in the Egyptian Ebers papyrus. It referred to the symptoms of frequent urination. Simple Guidelines for Preventing & Managing Diabetes If you've been diagnosed with Diabetes mellitus (DM), or even pre-diabetes, don't take it lightly. Follow treatment plans and lifestyle recommendations. Left untreated, diabetes can lead to many...

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Heartburn Finding the Cause

Heartburn Finding the Cause By Dr. Michael Kane Many of my patients report they have had heartburn at some point in their lives.  The symptom of heartburn is bothersome for sure, but the true concern is what the symptom could represent.  That irritating and burning pain can be a sign that the tissue in the esophagus is being irritated. Long term irritation could lead to damage and cell changes even cancer.  That is why many doctors are quick...

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Detoxification/Cleansing Program May 2017

Detoxification/Cleansing Program May 2017   Join us for Spring Cleaning!!   Many experts now recognize that Toxins are a Primary Driver of Disease. We are all exposed to toxins on a daily basis. Our body must handle the burden of eliminating these chemicals along with the detoxification of hormones and by-products of metabolism. If the body cannot handle this toxic burden the result is illness and disease. Optimize your body's cleansing abilities by joining us...

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Sugary drinks linked to earlier onset of menstrual periods

Sugary drinks linked to earlier onset of menstrual periods Girls who frequently consume sugary drinks tend to start their menstrual periods earlier than girls who do not, according to new research published online Jan 28 in Human Reproduction. In the first study to look at the relation between sugar-sweetened drinks and the age at which girls have their first period, researchers followed 5583 girls, aged 9-14 years between 1996 and 2001 and found that those...

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Treating Headaches- continued


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What is Detoxification?

What is Detoxification?   Do You Breathe air? ¨ Do You Drink Water? ¨ Do You Eat Food?   If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you have been exposed to toxic substances and would benefit from a detoxification program.   We are all exposed daily to toxins and our body constantly excretes these toxins through urine, stool, and sweat. Over time, we may reach a state of overload where our body's ability...

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May 2013 Detox Program

    Join us for Spring Cleaning!!   We are all exposed to toxins on a daily basis. Our body must handle the burden of eliminating these chemicals along with the detoxification of hormones and by products of metabolism. If the body cannot handle this toxic burden the result is illness and disease. Optimize your body's cleansing abilities by joining us in our spring cleansing program!   Benefits of Detoxification Include: §         Jump-start a...

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How the CCH Doctors can help you with Asthma/Allergies

How the CCH Doctors can help you with Asthma/Allergies   The goals of Naturopathic treatment for allergies and asthma includes the following:   1. Identification of allergens and asthma triggers: Investigation should include the following: Identification of allergic and non- allergic triggers Food allergy testing/allergy elimination diet Environmental Recommendations - Please read Controlling Allergies and Sinusitis and do your best to accomplish the recommendations outlined. Test your environmental exposure score   2. Increase the reaction...

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Controlling Asthma

    Taking the following actions will substantially reduce asthma causing dust, dust mites, chemical and environmental pollutants, animal dander, and molds in your environment.   In The Bedroom:             Encase pillows, comforters, mattresses, and box springs in zippered, allergen impermeable, dust proof casings.  Avoid purchasing foam rubber pillows and mattresses as they are more likely to harbor molds.               Wash blankets, sheets, pillowcases, and mattress pads every other week in hot water (130...

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        Goals:  Identify and avoid your asthma triggers, avoid emergency room visits, reduce or avoid side effects from drugs, less medication, reduce symptoms, prevent symptoms, reduce frequency of attacks.   Common Non-Allergic Triggers of Asthma Changes in humidity, respiratory irritants such as sulfur dioxide, ozone, smog, carbon dioxide, perfumes, chemical odors (cleaners, nail polish, paint, gas, kerosene, propane, air fresheners, colognes, perfumes), wood and tobacco smoke, upper respiratory infections, gastrointestinal reflux, emotional...

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Adequate Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Disease

Adequate Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Disease The CT Center for Health physicians cannot prescribe antibiotics to treat Lyme Disease and associate co-infections but we can help with nutritional support, discuss strategies to prevent some of the negative side effects of long term antibiotic treatment and help with referrals to doctors that will adequately treat acute or chronic Lyme Disease. Please call and make an appointment with one of our doctors if Lyme Disease is...

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A model of coping

    My mother was a worrier, and having eight children she had many late nights waiting up for one of us to return home.  Her anxiety wasn't any different then most parents. Her primary concern was the health and welfare of her kids.    She had at times some physical signs of a worrier an upset stomach or trouble sleeping. She learned some coping skills to help her.     She loved to take...

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Medications and Nutrients-

Medications and Nutrients- by Dr. Louden Metformin (Glucophage), a medication prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes and PCOS can cause deficiencies in B12 and Folic Acid. An increase in homocysteine, a toxic metabolite, may occur in those people taking this medication. Animals given homocysteine develop atherosclerosis and humans who have a genetic defect preventing the metabolism of homocysteine die from early development of atherosclerosis. Supplementation with B12 and folate can reduce homocysteine levels. Symptoms...

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Memory- keeping those neurons humming-

Memory- keeping those neurons humming- by Dr. Michael Kane My mom's death almost ten years ago due to complications from Alzheimer's left me determined to not have the same fate. The slow deterioration of her cognitive ability was a nightmare for all who witnessed her decline. In avoiding a similar fate, there are many life style changes that can alter the factors that contribute to dementia or other neurological illnesses. In the neurological literature...

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Anxiety Treatment Options Dr. Michael Kane It might be a sign of the times or a coincidence, but the number of patients who have listed anxiety as a chief health concern seems to be much more frequent of late. There are some patients that have been to their physicians first and have been given a prescription for either a seratonin- re-uptake inhibitor like zoloft, prozac or a benzodiazapam drug like xanax . I am...

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lecture list

  THE CONNECTICUT CENTER FOR HEALTH NATURAL HEALTH LECTURE SERIES   An educational, natural medicine lecture series. Center physicians will discuss and give practical information on the following topics.  The focus of the lecture will be on natural medicines and therapeutics, cost effective therapies, and drug and surgery-free solutions to common health-care concerns.     AGE GRACEFULLY                                         Develop a health-promoting maintenance program to ensure long-term vitality   ALLERGY RELIEF                                           Treating seasonal, chronic, and acute allergies &...

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Over time, toxins accumulate in all our tissues and large amounts are deposited in our fat stores. When we go on a weight loss diet and begin to lose fat, these chemicals are released and blood levels increase. In essence, the toxins will then be redistributed if our body cannot process and eliminate them, causing us to feel worse and our metabolism to slow further.   There may be a mechanism by which the body...

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continued cardiovascular risk assessment

C-REACTIVE PROTEIN (CRP)CRP has been shown to be twice as effective as a standard cholesterol test in predicting heart attacks and strokes. CRP is a blood protein that is a marker of inflammation occurring in the body. When coronary blood vessels are damaged, the resulting inflammation causes the liver to begin producing this protein. A normal CRP level should be negative to very low, so any elevated reading may mean trouble in the coronary...

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green drink

  MY GREEN DRINK CHOICEDr. Jackie Germain "Should I be having a green drink every day?"    We hear that question all the time at The Center.  There are a lot of choices out there and we also hear complaints about cost and taste. Greens provide concentrated vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and fiber.    Naturally, you would want the source of these to be organic, fresh, tasty and reasonably priced. Rachael Jean's Ultimate Green Drink is...

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