This Is How I Save My Life: Amy Scher's Healing Journey

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Welcome, and thank you for being interested in the long, adventurous, and sometimes hilarious story of how I save my life. This section is intended to help you get information fast and avoid searching the growing number of posts on this site. I hope you find just what you're looking for! full story

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Flavonoid Rich Foods May Reduce Risk for Parkinson’s Disease

Posted Thu, 2012/04/26 - 21:09 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Prevention, Alternative Treatments, Conditions & Diseases

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Eating flavonoid rich foods like berries, tea and wine may have a protective effect against Parkinson's disease.

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Art Helps Recovering Stroke Victims

Posted Thu, 2012/04/19 - 20:15 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Mind and body, Conditions & Diseases, Beyond Science

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An appreciation for art can have positive health benefits for people recovering from strokes.

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Magnesium Supplements Lower Blood Pressure

Posted Tue, 2012/03/27 - 21:51 by Fred Lee

Prevention, Alternative Treatments, Conditions & Diseases

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Nutrition researchers have found that taking magnesium supplements may help to reduce a person's blood pressure and help lower their risk for related health problems.

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Rainforest Remedy for Dental Pain

Posted Mon, 2012/03/26 - 21:12 by Fred Lee

Drugs & Treatments, Alternative Treatments, Patient Care

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A natural painkiller from the rainforests of Peru may offer patients effective relief from painful injections during dental procedures.

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New Insights From "That Lyme Stem Cell Girl" (and a free book preview too!)

Posted Wed, 2012/03/07 - 01:58 by amybscher

The India Story, Mind and body, Alternative Treatments, Lyme Disease

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The book about my wonderful and adventurous while-sometimes-too-thrilling healing journey is almost finished now. I am looking forward to sharing more with all of you, my loyal and appreciated cheerleaders — and hope my being a few steps ahead on this journey will help keep you headed toward the light.

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Yoga Effective for Easing Back Pain

Posted Wed, 2012/02/29 - 22:46 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Prevention, Alternative Treatments, Beyond Science

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In the largest clinical trial to date, regular classes in yoga was found to be effective in reducing lower back pain.

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Citrus Reduces a Woman’s Risk for Stroke

Posted Tue, 2012/02/28 - 01:06 by Fred Lee

Prevention, Conditions & Diseases

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Consumption of citrus fruits and fruit juices was found to lower a woman's risk of having a stroke.

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Loneliness May Impair Our Ability to Sleep

Posted Tue, 2012/01/31 - 23:23 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Mind and body

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Feeling lonely and isolated can have adverse effects on a person's ability to get a good night's sleep.

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Exercise the Brain to Delay Dementia and Alzheimer's

Posted Mon, 2012/01/30 - 21:35 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Prevention, Mind and body

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Using and challenging your mind may have tangible benefits over our lifetimes and may protect us from the onset of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

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Belly Fat And Ovarian Cancer

Posted Thu, 2011/12/01 - 00:33 by Fred Lee

Cancer

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Having excessive belly fat can lead to numerous chronic health problems, including the development of ovarian cancer in women.

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