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If you’ve seen a doctor lately, you have probably noticed your time was limited—a few minutes of rushed conversation, a quick exam, a prescription, and you were ushered out the door. After a long wait for a brief visit, lingering questions were unanswered, and you may have been uncertain about what was next.

December 18, 2015

Soothing Herbs for Restful Sleep

Lavender (Lavendula species), Chamomile (Matricaria recutita), Oats (Avena sativa) Three herbs well known for calming effects are Lavender, Chamomile and Oats. Perhaps, not quite as well known as the first two herbs, Avena sativa (Oats Milky Seed or Oatstraw) is the grain* source of oatmeal. The entire plant is abundant in minerals and trace nutrients, ...

December 10, 2015

Sleep: Essential for Mind-Body Health

Adults and children alike are spending more time awake late at night to study, work, or have fun. All those late nights may be slowly killing us. More than 20 years of research shows us that sleep is vitally important to physical and mental health. Most of what we know about sleep and health comes ...

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