The 3 Chinese Medicine Treatments for Beating the Flu (Part III of III)

Influenza is endemic to China, so it makes sense that Chinese medicine would have the most experience in treating the flu.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

chinese medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine developed more than 2,500 years ago. Over millennia, traditional doctors gained practical insights about what plants and combinations worked best. But, experience alone isn’t all that matters. Modern science is testing traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for the treatment of influenza.

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Useful Tips for Having Blood Drawn

Getting your blood drawn can be stressful. Here's how to do it right, so you only have to do it once.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

nurse drawing blood sample from arm patient for blood test

Getting your blood drawn can be stressful. Here’s how to do it right, so you only have to do it once.
I’ve seen a lot of patients squeamish and anxious about having their blood drawn. It’s definitely not an easy experience for everyone, and that’s okay. Yet, with a little preparation, you can help make the process go smoother.

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How to Actually Re-Tool Your Obsolete Multivitamin

Are multivitamins a scam? Maybe not anymore...

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

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Are multivitamins a scam? Maybe not anymore… It’s impossible to pack every nutrient you need in one capsule. Not even Nature does it. That’s why we need to eat a variety of foods. But, new generation multivitamins try to cover daily nutrient needs. A comprehensive multivitamin and mineral supplements can contain more than 30 ingredients. To get inclusive nutritional support, you have to take six capsules daily.

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How to Treat a Sore Throat with Natural Medicine

These home remedies are readily available, easy to use, and work without side effects.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Brunette adult girl with fever wrapping herself in blanket on sofa

These home remedies are readily available, easy to use, and work without side effects. We’ve all experienced it. The winter months come on cold and windy, and sooner or later, you get a swelling and burning pain in the back of your throat, making it difficult to swallow. The good news is that natural medicine can be an effective way to treat sore throats.

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How to Do The Most Effective Gallbladder Flush Ever

A healthy way to restore your health is with a liver cleanse and gallbladder flush.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

GallBladder Flush Kit

A healthy way to prepare for springtime is with a liver cleanse and gallbladder flush. The best time of year to detoxify your liver is in the springtime. But, before you start a liver-cleanse program, consider flushing bile and stones from your gallbladder.

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How to Bounce Back Quicker and Heal Faster

The sooner we recover from difficulties, the better we fare in life, and the happier and healthier we are.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

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The sooner we heal from difficulties, the better we fare in life, and the happier and healthier we are. Timothy D. Wilson, a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, wrote in Redirect: Changing the Stories We Live By (Wilson 2015) that the more we understand the negative events that take over our lives, including “breakups, failures, and medical problems, the faster we recover from them.”

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How to Cure Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika Fevers with Papaya Leaf

These tough viruses have nasty symptoms and no effective pharmaceutical cure. Yet, one promising natural treatment is simple and readily available in the tropics.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Papaya Leaf

These tough viruses have nasty symptoms and no effective pharmaceutical cure. Yet, one promising natural treatment is simple and readily available in the tropics. In the fall of 2016, I was in the Yucatan chasing viruses. I heard that an entire Mayan village had contracted chikungunya, and I wanted to learn more.

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Turmeric Shots: Magic Elixir or Pure Hype?

Let’s look at the root science to find out if fresh turmeric shots are actually valuable for your health.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Tumeric tea powder

Let’s look at the root science to find out if fresh turmeric shots are actually valuable for your health. With an impressive nutritional profile, turmeric has long been used for its benefits. Often called the “golden nutraceutical,” turmeric is the latest superfood to make headlines as Manhattan supermodels and Hollywood celebrities are heralding the benefits of starting their days drinking shots of the bright yellow spice mixed with water.

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