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I Love Alternative Medicine

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 2, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Natural Testosteron

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

    recently been into alternative rock and some screamo lately lol my music taste is so diverse it's insane! I can like straight up pop, r&b and rap, but I can also like alternative...
    izzyx15 izzyx15 13-15, F Feb 1

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    I just love the alternative look and the awesome music!
    JustAKittenArmy JustAKittenArmy 16-17, F Feb 13

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    i give small hands by keaton henson best song in the galaxy ***** also i love antlers band to and all of keaton henson i like bo en which is great japanese music
    favelalexis123 favelalexis123 13-15, F Jan 27

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    i love lana del rey and my chemical romance
    mysteriousnite mysteriousnite 13-15, F Feb 1

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    Hi guys and girls ! My band "Shut Up & Choke Me" have just reached #5 in the Melbourne Metal charts and #10 in the Australian Metal charts! Thank you to everyone on here that...
    SeptembersAshes SeptembersAshes 26-30, F Feb 13

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    they're cute, and a lot more if you ask me
    craz3f8g craz3f8g 18-21 Feb 16

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    I have to write this somewhere so I can focus back on my work. The food babe, modern alternative mama, Stephanie messenger, Andrew Wakefield, Ms. Tenpenny, along with far too many...
    collegeguy134 collegeguy134 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 17

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    This can kind of act like a part 2 to my previous post. I talked about how huge living a healthy lifestyle is in helping with mental and emotional issues, and how mind and body are...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    I hate to take my medicine I don't remember the last time I took it but I really don't like to. I have bi-polar and I get really mean and depressed and have break downs wen I don't...
    LostUnderSubmission LostUnderSubmission 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    "Pick it up, pick it all up, and start again. You've got a second chance to escape it all. It's all irrelevant, it's just medicine." "Medicine" by Daughter
    cf102 cf102 18-21, F Feb 1

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    I absolutely refuse to take any type of medicine. It's not a religious thing it's just I believe that if I am gonna be sick then so be it.
    TrojanPrincess TrojanPrincess 13-15, F 7 Responses Jan 31

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    THERE IS NO JUSTIFICATION; To Subject another Human Being TO PAIN.....and "call" it Practicing Medicine. IV needles....DO EXACTLY THAT. Hence, They SHOULD be Illegal.
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 Feb 15

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    Why can't the traditional medical doctors get together with the herbalists and natural doctors and use both avenues to help their patients overall? Combine both areas of medicine...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 16

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    I love praise and worship music. It helps me better connect with the Lord. I feel more grounded when I can worship God with music. My mind, my heart, my soul, all that I am totally...
    Allie9273 Allie9273 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Lost love spellsLost love spellsWipe the slate clean of past hurts and resentments with lost love spells that will reconnect you with your lost lover or if your lover is about to...
    sheikmubaraka sheikmubaraka 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    My collection is a mix of high end products as well as drugstore finds. I recently splurged for the Kat Von D Lock It Foundation and I have to say I'm in love. I have acne prone...
    thereallittlemermaid thereallittlemermaid 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Island Universe by Feeding People - Omg I love this song >_< I really like all the songs by Feeding People. Anyone who likes alternative or indie music should check them out :D
    xCrowSong xCrowSong 13-15, F Feb 7

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    Politically Correct Little Red Riding Hood There once was a young person named Little Red Riding Hood who lived on the edge of a large forest full of endangered owls and rare...
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M Feb 8

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    There is a secret medicine given only to those who hurt so hard they can't hope. The hopers would feel slighted if they knew. Look as long as you can at the friend you love, no...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F Feb 9

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    MY ARTISTS & BANDS AC/DC – Discography A-Ha – Greatest Hits Air Supply – Greatest Hits The Alan Parsons Project – Greatest Hits Alice Cooper – Discography Alice In...
    BrandanDR BrandanDR 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    any boy that 13-16 years want to chat? I would love to make a guy friend on here that likes alternative music
    Kimberly02 Kimberly02 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    I love helping people and I find it easy because Its in my nature and the same is very true and more for the ones who have those altruistic qualities by nature I may post random...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    Allowing alliterations always alleviates alternative altercations... Albatross
    ViewtifulMe ViewtifulMe 26-30, T Feb 18

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    'sad15' she just came here for a day and went she is from france and like a child very cute and i advised her to stay strong when her love failed that day. we only chatted as...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M Feb 19

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    I don't forgive the other person, however, I have never wished bad things for them. I think the problem with forgiveness for me is that forgiveness, in my life has been reserved...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Well, two people actually. My ex was one. My friend was the other. My ex and I met at 14. We were together until about 19. We had a daughter together. He was my best friend and...
    Stickwithmebabe Stickwithmebabe 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    How does your family deal with your relationship? I need advice on how to deal with my family. My mother, father, brother and sister all know about my relationship (we live...
    MerDerLoves MerDerLoves 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    What's your Favorite alternative rock band ?
    NightAmore NightAmore 16-17, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I can never go a day WITHOUT music at all! I can listen to music all day if I want too. I love all kinds of music except for dirty rap, folk and bluegrass. I listen to Pop, rock...
    ArtLover24 ArtLover24 22-25, F