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Here you can find articles that will teach you how to improve your health and have a better life.

-Allergies: How To Prevent And Treat Them
In spring each year millions of people suffer from allergies and let's find out about the variety of allergies, the symptoms and causes and what you can do about it.
-Chemical-Free Bodycare
Everyone hopes to have a perfect body but unfortunately no matter what we do, it just never seems perfect. You feel too fat, your nose or breasts are too large or too small, your skin is too dry, you are either too tall or short: the problems are never ending. That's why plastic surgeons can't keep up with the demand. Perhaps it is not your body but your attitude that is not perfect...
-Heart Problems and Prevention
Cardiovascular disease is the leading health problem in the Western world. It is the number one cause of death in the United States (Canada is following suit), claiming over one million lives annually. An estimated 50 million Americans are afflicted with heart and blood vessel disease, although many are unaware of it because they show no symptoms.
-Essential vs. Fragrance Oils. Part 1: What is a Pure Essential Oil?
While Canadians are familiar with synthetic fragrance oils, by and large, they have little or no knowledge about therapeutic health benefits of genuine, pure essential oils. Unlike North America, in Europe, high quality botanical plant derived essential oils are prescribed for internal use by medical doctors in hospitals. In the last decade essential oils have become a popular item, sold everywhere, which raises the question, 'Does the consumer really know what they are getting?'
-Essential Versus Fragrance Oils. Part 2: The Hazards of Scents
Fragrance oils are combinations of synthetically manufactured chemicals designed to 'mimic' the aroma of natural materials. Far from 'natural', 95% of the chemicals found in these oils are synthetic compounds derived from petroleum, and include chemicals such as benzene derivatives, aldehydes, and others capable causing cancer, birth defects, central nervous system disorders (CNS) and allergic reactions. Today, fragrances are marketed to an unsuspecting public who think that these scents are 'natural'. Even unscented and fragrance-free products can contain masking scents to 'mask' the smell of other ingredients
-Fragrance: A Growing Health and Environmental Hazard. Part 1
Fragrance Chemical Exposure Is Hazardous To Everyone!
-Fragrance: A Growing Health and Environmental Hazard. Part 2
Intentional Fragrance Exposure in Public Places
-How To Prevent High Blood Pressure
Three out of ten people in North America who have high blood pressure don't know they have it. Of those who do know, about seven out of every ten people don't have their blood pressure under control. If you have no idea what your blood pressure is, ask your health care practitioners inclusive registered licensed Lifeblood Analysists to check it. A high blood pressure reading means your heart is working harder than it should to pump blood, and your arteries are stressed. That's risky. If you don't lower your blood pressure...
-Health Canada Is Restricting Your Options
Traditional medicine, based on body, mind and spirit, preventing disease and treating disease by diagnosing the cause has been here for centuries. Just look at the Ayurvedic medicine from India with a history of almost 6000 years, traditional Chinese medicine with thousands of years and Aboriginal medicine (the medicine man) from around the world. Even today according to Chris Kilham, the medicine hunter, www.medicinehunter.com over five billion people on the Globe are using herbal remedies for healing.
-The Miraculous Neem: Klaus Ferlow's Personal Story
This is Klaus Ferlow's own personal story about the healing power for psoriasis of the Miraculous NEEM TREE from India
-Nutrition: Increase Awareness to Increase Health
Many of the diseases we are dying from today, including heart disease, cancer, and type 2 diabetes, are directly linked to a processed diet.
-Liquid Herbal Tinctures - How Safe And Effective Are They?
It is interesting to note that there are only a handful of herbal tincture manufacturers in North America, but you have many companies manufacturing herbal products in capsules. Why is that? The simple answer is money. Most large Corporation are interested to create products in large volumes in the shortest possible time with the lowest cost prices and the highest selling price and the highest profits for their share holders. It is therefore understandable that...
-Spring Cleansing and Detoxifying
The spring time is the perfect time for cleansing and detoxifying your body to get in back into shape. Detoxifying medicine is an ancient concept that appears as part of many health-care systems around the world.
-Color Power: Color Healing
We are all drawn more toward certain colours than others, usually as a result of personal experiences associated with the relevant hue. Consciously or sub consciously - colour affects us and those around us in many ways. Being drawn to a certain shade on a particular day - be it the food we eat or the clothes we wear - usually means that our being is in need of this particular colour. It is no accident that phrases like seeing red or feeling blue and blues music have become common in our language. Colour and sound vibrations affect our daily lives and can also be used to heal us.
-Safe and Healthy Bike Seats For Men and Women
We make kids wear helmets and knee pads...but no one thinks about protecting the crotch.
-How To Avoid Heart Problems
Heart disease can be prevented even if there is a strong tendency for heart problems in the family.
-The Difference Between Intuition and Imagination
Ahh, this is such a puzzle and one of great debate. When you first delve into discovering and playing with your inner senses and the realm beyond, you probably discount anything that you receive and attribute it to your imagination running wild. And rightly so, because...
-Is it Bad Luck Why Some People Do Not Heal?
Why is it that some people readily heal from emotional or mental conditions or from chronic illnesses or disease, while others never seem to improve no matter what they try? Some may shake their head in despair, shrug their shoulders in bewilderment and blame it on being burdened with bad luck.
-Healing on a Vibrational Level
Every living thing has energy?. is energy. Imbalance in the body or illness is blocked energy. To regain balance and overcome illness, whether physical or emotional in nature, we must rebalance the energy in the body and in the layers of energy surrounding the body so that it is flowing properly again.
-How to Release Unwanted Stress
Here is a topic that is talked about by many, but is treated as being highly under-rated, usually ignored and sneered at by non-believers. Most people do not like to admit to defeat and will continuously push themselves to their limit. In hindsight they presume themselves to be emotionally, mentally and physically strong enough to...
-Be Pro-active in Your Own Healing Process
In order for complete healing to occur on all levels - mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually, you must fully participate and take personal responsibility for your recovery and well-being
-Healing From the Debilitating Effects of Rheumatoid Arthritis Through Alternative Methods: Part 1
I have often been asked how I overcame the debilitating pain, stiffness and inflammation that wreaks havoc from rheumatoid arthritis. It's interesting to note that I have successfully remained
-Healing From the Debilitating Effects of Rheumatoid Arthritis Through Alternative Methods: Part 2
How I overcame the debilitating pain, stiffness and inflammation that wreaks havoc from rheumatoid arthritis continued...: Natural Supplements
-How To Detoxify From Mercury Amalgam Fillings?
Since Roman times cilantro has been used as food and medicine. A study by Dr. Yoshiaki Omura from the Heart Disease Research Foundation, New York, N.Y. has discovered that the herb cilantro will detoxify mercury from neural tissue and is used to help stimulate the appetite and relieves minor digestive irritation. This is a remarkable discovery. It is a novel technique, which greatly increases our ability to clear up recurring infections, both viral and bacterial...
-Himalayan Alexander Crystal Salt - A Gift From Mother Nature
This is one of the greatest re-discovery of modern time! Natural Himalayan Alexander Crystal Salt for a healthy and energetic life!
-Healthy Skin: Nature Is The Best Doctor
Have you ever heard the saying: 'Healthy skin does not happen by chance?'
-Pau D'Arco (Taheebo) - Immune Power from the Rain Forest
Are you sick and tired being sick and tired? Are you asking for a 'last resort?' Have you ever heard about Pau D'arco or Taheebo (lapacho), in Latin Tabebuia avellanedae, Tabebuia impetignosa and Tabebuia heptaphylla from the Amazon region of Argentine and Brazil? In the Brazilian variation of Portuguese, Pau D'Arco translates as 'Bow Tree'. This tree is ...
-How is Your Energy?
What kind of energy are you putting out into the world? We all have an energy field around us: it is an extension of the energy associated with our inner thoughts and feelings. You have no doubt had the experience of entering a room, or a home, where, just before your arrival, two people were in conflict. Although they may be smiling, you can feel the tension in the air.
-Energize & Heal Yourself
Have you ever walked into a room and felt the energy in it? Sensed and felt the silence and somberness of a library, the buzz and effervescence of a concert, or the love and joy at a wedding ceremony? In the 60's and 70's they called it the 'vibe' and now it's referred to as energy, but ...
-Mexican Wild Yam - The Natural Solution for Menopause and PMS
In North America, there are an estimated 30-40 million menopausal women and some 20-30 million baby boomer women on the brink of menopause. Many doctors recommended in the past Hormone Replacement Therapy for women as they enter menopause stage in their lives and it has been questioned as to the benefits, but more importantly, its health risks...
-Devil's Claw: Your Best Friend For Arthritic Pain
Millions of people are suffering from the pain of joint inflammation due to arthritis. In fact, arthritis has become a major cause of disability due to the chronic degeneration of the joints as the body ages.
-The Miraculous Neem
For thousands of years humans have sought to fortify their health and cure various ills with herbal remedies. The search for a true panacea or cure-all has been undertaken by virtually every civilization. While hundreds of substances have been tried and tested, few have withstood modern scientific scrutiny...
-Prevention Is Key To Prostate Health
Infection, enlargement and cancer are three common problems that challenge prostate health. According to the Canadian Cancer Society prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in Canadian men and it accounts for almost one in four cancer diagnoses...
-Coconut Oil: The Real Truth
In our western society coconut oil has been given a bad name and many are under the impression that this oil contains unhealthy saturated fats and therefore creates clogged arteries and heart problems.
-Cold & Flu Busters: The Natural Approach
There are many theories as to how people get colds and flus as there are treatments. When our immune systems are compromised it is a challenge to fight these dreadful illnesses.
-Cold & Flu Busters: The Natural Approach, Part II
As addition to my first article with the same title I did some further research and would like to add on more information how to prevent and treat colds & flu.
-Cosmetics To Die For
In the book '100.000.000 Guinea Pigs' it says 'Dangers in everyday foods, drugs, and cosmetics, first published January 12, 1933 and the first paragraph reads: 'The Great American Guinea Pig', a hundred million Americans act as unwitting test animals in a gigantic experiment with poisons, conducted by the food, drug, and cosmetic manufacturers!
-Books Recommended by Klaus Ferlow
Here is a list of books from my health library recommended for reading
-Herbal Care for Your Hair
Herbal products care for the body gently, with less risk of potentially harmful or harsh chemicals and synthetics. Part of a holistic view of our body's health includes the products that you put on your hair and skin. The hair needs regular cleansing to remain healthy and to restore lost oils. Many herbs have been known for their cleansing, toning and moisturizing properties for centuries.
-Hypnotic Realities: What are yours?
Are you curious about hypnotherapy? Do you know there are three major styles of hypnosis?
-We Live and Die by Our Belief Systems
It's amazing how we have un-consciously accepted limitations from our families or even society that simply aren't true. These beliefs have as much weight or power as we choose to give them, yet we often blindly give up our power to choose with out even noticing it...
-Herbal Tinctures For Pets
Because all plants contain thousands of chemicals with thousands of biologic activities, dosages can vary and still be effective. With so many chemicals present one can hardly miss in seeking a single chemical, even at levels as small as parts per billion that would contribute to the resolution of an ailment. It is believed that our bodies like those of pets and domesticated animals can 'reach' into this herbal potpourri and find at least traces of a compound, which will help resolve a medical problem.
-Herbs: Vital To A Healthy Balance
Growing up in Northern Germany 'country style', I quickly developed a love for Mother Nature, especially for flowers, vegetables and herbs. My family used an almost unlimited amount of herbs in our daily diet, as well as for healing illnesses. One of our favorite herbs was the 'stinking rose' garlic, which we considered a wonder herb.
-Are Tooth Whiteners Healthy Or Should They Be Avoided?
Here is some interesting information about tooth whiteners. Everybody wants a sparkling smile, but do tooth whiteners really work and do no harm to your teeth and gums?
-Neem Toothpaste - The Healthy Solution For Your Teeth & Gums
Modern toothpaste is a heavy mix of chemicals and synthetics meant to clean, polish and maintain healthy teeth and gums. But are those ingredients safe, or even necessary?
-Stevia - The Sweetest Substance on Earth
What is Stevia (stevia rebaudiana)? It is a small shrub in the Chrysanthemum family native to portions of Northeastern Paraguay and adjacent sections of Brazil for over 1500 years used by the Guarani Natives, they called it ka'a he'e (sweet herbs), as a sweetener in yerba mate and medicinal teas for treating such conditions as obesity, high blood pressure, and heartburn. It flourishes in the sandy soil of this elevated terrain and may grow to a height of 80cm (32inch) and width of 45-60 cm (18-24inch) when it is fully mature. The whole leaf contains numerous phytonutrients and trace minerals.
-Think Hemp! For Food, Clothing, Body Care & More
Think of hemp and many of us picture a mind-altering weed that has tarnished the reputation of this otherwise useful herb. Marijuana is the notorious cousin to hemp and is specifically cultivated for its high levels of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the chemical that gives this famous weed its psychoactive properties.
-The Truth About Cleansing
Chemicals and Toxins Are The Primary Cause of Illness, Disease and Obesity! Cleansing removes them.
-Candida: The Root Cause Of Many Health Problems. Candida Cleanse
Do you suffer from fatigue? Foggy thinking? Crave sugar in the form of sweet foods, candy or alcohol? Crave breads? Have skin problems? Candida overgrowth can be the cause of these & other symptoms, such as joint pain, gas, bloating, depression, constipation and diarrhea?? the list goes on.
-Ginkgo Biloba - The Longevity Herb
It is also called the Elixir of Youth - modern medicine from an ancient tree.
-The Healing Power Of Garlic (Allium Sativum)
Growing up in Northern Germany
-Glossary Of Chemicals & Synthetics To Avoid In Personal Care Products
These are only 67 of the over 1000 toxic ingredients in personal care products.
-Hawthorn Combo Tincture
The cardiovascular system is made up of the heart and blood vessels. Blood is pumped by the heart and circulated throughout the body via the blood vessels. Cardiovascular disease is the leading health problem in the Western World and the number one cause of death in the United States, claiming more than 1 million lives annually.
-Hidden Dangers Lurking In Your Cosmetics And Personal Care Products
Were you aware that the cosmetics industry in North America is big business with over 40-50 billion is sales each year?
-How To Prevent Colds & Flu with Elderberry
For centuries, the berry from the elderberry tree has been a popular Gypsy remedy for cold, flu, influenza, and neuralgia.
-Rosa Mosqueta Seed Oil From Chile - A Gift From Mother Nature
In the pollution free environment of Southern Chile grows a wild rose the native people call 'rosa mosqueta'. Its scientific name is Rosa Aff. Rubiginosa. Its flowers are pink in colour and, as the petals drop, the plant develops a colourful orange red seed pod. When the seeds of these pods are pressed they release an oil rich in essential fatty acids, which are in part responsible for rosa mosqueta's beneficial action.
-Vitamin E (Tocopherol) - A Powerful Antioxidant
There is a group of vitamins, minerals, and enzymes called 'Antioxidants' that help to protect the body from the formation of free radicals. Free radicals are atoms or groups of atoms that can cause damage to cells, impairing the immunity system and leading to infections and various degenerative diseases such as heart disease, and cancer. Free radical damage is thought by scientists to be the basis for the aging process as well.

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