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    Monsters Inside Me (from Discovery Network)

    Wow.  I just saw this show on television on Saturday, i think.  There was this one featured creature on it called, "Strongyloides".   This creature caused massive damage to this one guy's body.  Only about 10 percent of the people who are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 23, 2009

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    Corn Starch

    Nothing OTC works better, as far as facial masques goes.  It cost less than a buck fifty, and the results it gives you are worth so much more.  I add it to my bath every week to help pull out toxins.  It's like a vacuum for pores.  Corn Starch has this great...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 5, 2009

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    Healthier to Be Holistic

    I first got interested in herbs at around 19 years old. I was having negative side effects from Birth Control Pills. In the early '80's, the estrogen content was still pretty high. I had 9 out of 10 side effects on the list: "How to tell if you should get off of OrthoEvra...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 2, 2009

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    Natural Testosteron

     Honey is a natural testosteron booster.
    DrRchrd DrRchrd 61-65, M 2 Responses Nov 6, 2009

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    Food Heals

    I really believe you can cure a lot of health problems by simply changing your diet, it has been proven and I am proof. I have a familly history of high blood pressure and suffer from it myself but when I changed my diet from unhealthy to healthy, it went from high to normal in...
    thejeweler thejeweler 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2011

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    Castor Oil

    The ancient Egyptians introduced the effects of castor oil to the world, most notably Imhotep.  Castor oil was used to treat wounds, correct pH of the skin, and even to alleviate stomach ailments such as constipation and even diarrhea.  It was used in cosmetics also...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    Oil Pulling

    Every now and again, i use Oil Pulling to help in my detoxification treatments.  I like castor oil best because it kills everything on contact.  I haven't really tried olive oil, but i bought some this morning to try it out for the first time.  Traditionally i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 28, 2009

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    Otc - Detox Kits

    People buy these products that promise to remove all toxins from their bodies.  Most times these products promise results in 3 - 7 days.  STUPID.  It takes years, even decades to build up most of the *ish we have brought on our bodies.  If you take a product...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 4, 2009

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    I Always Keep These In My Home

    Apple Cider Vinegar - it's a must.  it fixes just about everything.  Organic Honey - nothing heals quicker, not even Neosporin. Castor Oil - it kills 99 percent of parasites living on the surface of the body or the inner body. Milk Thistle/Dandelion - great cleanser...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 23, 2009

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    The Zenni Method

    Hello I hope you will find it interesting:) it's what I do and how I help people. Maybe one day you will be with us - The Zenni Method therapists:). www.zennimethod.com www.zenni.pl /in dofferent languages/ If you have question simply write to me or connect with us through...
    catarina30 catarina30 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2013

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    I Personally Believe That We Could Do Better With Am

    I have never truly trusted mainstream medicine.  I am okay with it for dire circumstances.  But other than that, a lot of mainstream medicine seems very disturbing to me.  Considering they want to fix everything with drugs and surgery.  Plus drugs and surgery end up making...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 Jan 31, 2012

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    Apple Cider Vinegar

    I always keep ACV on hand in the house.  I use it for just about everything from conditioning my hair to brushing my teeth.  I love the way my glasses look after i wash them in ACV.  I clean around the house with it.  I wash my clothes with it, and you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 34 Responses Jul 15, 2009

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    And It Loves Me Back

    ok,think about it,folks.Do you really think standard western medicine has your best interests in mind?Do you think we can spend our way out of the current healthcare crisis?Are you ready to take responsibility for your yourself,your being,your best, most balanced state of...
    dubkebab dubkebab 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    It's Better.

    We all see those pharmeceutical commericals.  The list of side effects almost make it worth it to just keep suffering from whatever is ailing you in the first place. I suffer from anxiety, but I refuse to take drugs like Zoloft, Paxil, Effexor, Lexapro, etc. Anybody I've...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2009

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    Oil Pulling, More In Depth

    Oil Pulling is simply using a pure or cleansing oil to help detoxify the body of impurities.  This was something used by the Native Americans. By swishing oil around in the mouth for 15-20 minutes, you "pull" infections, viruses, bacteria (harmful only), and...
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    Honey

    My mom used to use honey on just about any scrape, bruise, cut, or burn i or my sister would get.  I dont see why anyone uses Neosporin when honey as cheaper and more effective.  Not to mention it doesnt leave scars. 
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 15, 2009

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    Tea Tree Oil Should Be In Everyone's Medicine Cabinet

    Tea Tree Essential Oil is the best thing since toast. It is good for everything and 1 drop goes far. It is antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, antiseptic. Tea tree oil has 101 uses or more. It can be dispersed in water and used as a scalp/hair rinse, a douche, a mouthwash. It...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F 7 Responses Feb 16, 2009

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    Join With The Life Extension Foundation As It Stands Against McCain And The Drug Companies

    Scroll down for instructions on how to get involved. Taken from lef.org : Oppose the Dietary Supplement Safety Act of 2010 bill New Bill Seeks to Ban Consumer Access to Dietary Supplements   Senator John McCain has introduced a bill that if passed, will...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 27, 2010

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    Natural Estrogens For Health

    Whole wheat, lentils, blackbeans, peas, soy, licorice, and various herbs such as fenugreek, fennel and many others are good sources of natural estrogens identical to mans. They block the cancer causing effects of estrogen like chemical pollutants found everywhere -  by...
    DrRchrd DrRchrd 61-65, M Nov 24, 2009

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    My chemical romance :) listening at the moment
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    Each day spent in ward rounds gradually increases my love for medicine...each patient I talk with, teaches me a lil bit more about how to be a better human being, while increasing...
    naisherR naisherR 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    An old geezer, who had been a retired farmer for a long time, became very bored and decided to open a medical clinic. He put a sign up outside that said: Dr. Geezer's clinic. "Get...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 4 Responses Apr 23

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    I love 90's alternative music (a little bit into the millennium as well). It is pretty much all that I listen to. Occasionally one of my kids will get me to like some of the more...
    SicklySweetOne SicklySweetOne 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    Here are some quotes and lines, which I find interesting. The quotes are quite old, but the point they make is something that people need to be aware of. My point is that people do...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 20

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    It's so easy to get lost in music.. those lyrics are actually speaking to you! it's the best feeling ever, it's like my medicine ... a medicine I have to take everyday in order to...
    BeautifulBea BeautifulBea 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I honestly believe that launcher is the BEST medicine. Here's my experience: an hour ago I was sad about a family issue. My friend John sat next to me and asked me what was wrong...
    Lizandavan Lizandavan 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love to read... I definitely prefer paper backs to the electronic alternatives, no matter the convenience. It makes me feel accomplished; seeing and feeling the weight...
    RebeccaJane00 RebeccaJane00 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    The organization of stories is a difficult issue. Groups like here are far from ideal. For example, the people who love people pizza are spread over several experiences: - I love...
    Gentle153Old Gentle153Old 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    I love all types of rock. 90's, 80's, Indie, Alternative, Grunge, Garage Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, etc...
    PriscilaG PriscilaG 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    Surgery and all that followed: Part OneAs I try to tell the story about my cancer diagnosis to date, I want to state up front that this is my story, my reality. At times, it may...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 12 Responses 4 days ago

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    I saw my sister trying to trim her bangs ineffectually in the bathroom. The dark hair was piling up in the sink, but she couldn't get the bang lines even. I offered to help her...
    ClippHers ClippHers 61-65, M Apr 7

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    James Bay and George Ezra are just great. Both with amazing voices and beautiful lyrics. *Stealing cars- James Bay* *Angry Hill- George Ezra* *Book of Love- Gavin James* A...
    sleepyforever sleepyforever 16-17, F Apr 7

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    The burning sounds, and thud of its engine is just so eargasmic, I always have love machines, especially cars, and now... I am nearly graduating with my Medical Technology course...
    pinkroom0 pinkroom0 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I had never heard of a band known simply as Deftones. Back in 2003 I was living in a $30 a week heritage building in Botany, Sydney, Australia….My mate, Kallam moved out of...
    NewZealandBorn NewZealandBorn 36-40, M Apr 14

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    Alternative Rock https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kb-NaFnmzRQ
    Tapers Tapers 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    so my boy moved out next door and never sees me anymore. tonight he made a promise we could talk and spend some time together I texted say I'm coming soon and that was like days...
    DarkKnights10 DarkKnights10 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    The Pixies are a raucous late Eighties alternative rock group who make a glorious noise ..I think everyone should cheer and throw money at them ..it's just the right thing to do...
    mailcall mailcall 36-40, F Apr 16

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    I love Science, and have done since I was a child. It was my best subject in school and remains one of my favourite subjects now. I regard science, along with history, as by far...
    SonOfSartre SonOfSartre 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 23

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    people do not give this genre or any other one that isn't like the pop or country that seems to play on the radio. alternative, indie, and pop punk are the absolute best...
    writtenvoice19 writtenvoice19 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    15 Rules of Bedroom Golf: Each player shall furnish his own equipment. Play on a course must be approved by the owner of the hole. Unlike outdoor golf, the object is to get...
    Inexperienced3 Inexperienced3 51-55, M 5 Responses Apr 24

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    So what exactly is a semite? Diligent, impartial research will reveal that the word “semite” has no relation with any particular religious group or ethnicity, but with a group...
    mikkymoe mikkymoe 41-45, M Apr 26

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    Thought i might as well talk about this. Silent Hills is cancelled and PT will be removed from the PS store soon. I'm absolutely disappointed. Ugh i was kinda angry to hear about...
    CandyDreamsx CandyDreamsx 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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