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Everything to Know About Oregon Grape Extract

Everything to Know About Oregon Grape Extract

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Oregon grape (Berberis aquifolium) is a similar relative to barberry however due to over harvesting barberry is close extermination because of this it has grow into a prominent substitute. Similarly to barberry Oregon grape root contain berberine alkaloids and hydrastine. This scrub has grey tinted branches with elongated leaves that appear to be grey underneath, that turn golden in color in the fall. Oregon grape has grape in its name but it does not mature grapes but from the outside seem to be very similar to grapes, once investigated closer you can see that the inside of the "grapes" are bright yellow in color. Discretion must be taken when gathering Oregon grape root as the leaves are very spiny. Oregon root grows in the Pacific Coast of North America in abundance, this scrub is al...

Prescription Medication Discounts – You Can Save A Ton Of Money!

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Prescription medication costs are completely out of hand and neither our doctors nor our elected officials are looking after our best interests as the American pharmaceutical industry continues to reap highly excessive profits. If the average consumer knew what they knew, we would pay a fraction of what we all pay for medications. When it occurred to me that my monthly cost for prescription drugs was almost $700, I decided to spend as much time as it would take to make certain there was not a cheaper way to get my prescriptions filled. What I found out changed my life and the lives of my family, employees and friends.A couple of years ago, I had half of my left vocal chord removed due to acid reflux damage. My ear, nose and throat specialist told me I'd now have to use Nexium for the rest ...

Going Home Alone: A Tale of Survival in Neo-Natal ICU

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We all prepare for having our first children in different ways.Many superstitions and religious beliefs help us prepare ahead of time or wait until after the baby is born. Some parents want to find out the sex of their baby as soon as they are able to, and some want to be surprised. Some find out the sex of the baby and want us to be surprised (don't really understand why that would make a difference to me).But, we all handle our fear and excitement in different ways.I had two pregnancies that were anything but pleasant. I was sick practically the night of conception, and vomited every day until delivery.I tried everything from drinking mint tea to meditation. Nausea is usually the sign of a high level of progesterone, so it is not necessarily a bad thing.It is just a bad way to exist. I f...

Curbing the Wart Pain – Use Wartrol

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Pain in any form is unbearable. A headache is as bad as pain in heart or feet. Every part of our body gives us similar signals of pain. One of the most painful and ugly problems is that of warts. They are irritating and itchy as well. The sight is so pathetic that you would not want to look at it yourself and that is why, you might feel embarrassed to talk about it to any doctor or physician etc. You would not discuss about it with your friends and this problem will keep on increasing at its pace. You might try some remedy on your own and pain killers too. However, even if the condition gets better, warts have a tendency to return back after a certain time and once this cycle starts, there is no stopping it on its own.One of the most successful ways for combating this problem of warts is u...

Working As a Teacher for Medical Assistants

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If you're looking at this then you probably currently work in the health field and are considering a change of course in your career path.You may also be interested in this if you are thinking about a job as a Medical Assistant and would like to know about where that line of work can progress to.A Medical Assistant Instructor is what the title implies - instructors who train medical assisting trainees, and to offer skills renewal to those who need re-certification.Although most MA teachers begin as experienced MA's themselves, it is also possible to shift into this occupation if you have a nursing background, as you already possess the clinical qualifications and skills that a medical assistant has, plus much more.Generally instructors are teaching courses where the qualification the stude...

Virtual Health Care – The Three Step Approach – Its Time Has Come

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In today's day of working, shopping, playing, educating and communicating over the World Wide Web, we have a fantastic opportunity to make change available to everyone with regard to health and wellness, no matter where one lives or what their income level is. It is time to really get out there and make this information available to everyone and set the record straight that there are things being done that are very harmful to the human body and there are things that are not being done that are very beneficial. The biggest issue with getting this information out there is in getting people to listen. With the bombardment of information over the web, the next question to ask and answer is, who do you believe?I know for me, I tend to go with those that have impeccable references, proven track ...

Radiation Protection in the Form of Vitamin E Tocotrienols

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The nuclear crisis and radiation in Japan has caused a huge concern over the possibility of radiation poising. Although no one should be more concerned than people of Japan, where the threat of radiation is real and present, many in the United States have rushed to their local pharmacies to obtain anti-radiation medication.Days after Japan's nuclear meltdown, supplies of potassium iodide (KI) in the US started to run very low. Potassium iodide treats radioactive iodine by protecting the thyroid gland, which is the spot where the uptake of radiation is most likely to occur. Potassium iodide is recommended by the FDA for iodine radiation exposure from nuclear reactors. The use of KI does, however, have its inherent risks and side effects. People with thyroid disorders who take KI can experie...