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Immune Balancing Injections for Allergy- New Treatment At Kinetic Patterns
by Doctor Melanie MacIver

LDA Injections If you have any type of allergy symptoms, you want to know about LDA injections, Kinetic Pattern’s new immune balancing treatment.  LDA  (low dose allergen) injections take homeopathic food, mold and inhalant allergens, and combine them with an immune balancing enzyme, causing a retraining of the immune system- restoring proper immune tolerance. Due…
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How Clean and Green is Your Home
by admin

In light of the recent release of radioactive material from the unfortunately damaged nuclear reactors in Japan, I wanted to highlight that though we may not be able to control or avoid exposure to the radioactive materials (see the recent post on iodine recommendations for prevention), there are many ways we can avoid everyday exposure to potentially toxic chemicals, in your home.

Low Dose Iodine Prevents Deficiency and Reduces Radiation Uptake
by Doctor Melanie MacIver

Iodine deficiency is common, and having it predisposes us to greater radioactive iodine uptake.  If our thyroid is hungry for iodine, it will bind more readily to any type of iodine when exposed to it.  If the only iodine around is radioactive iodine, it will absorb more when in a deficient state. Although the levels…
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Iodine Protects Thyroid From Radiation
by Doctor Melanie MacIver

Oral iodine can protect the thyroid gland from radioactive iodine. The thyroid gland absorbs stable or radioactive iodine, and cannot determine the difference between the two. Taking oral iodine saturates the thyroid gland with healthy iodine, so it cannot absorb any more -either stable or radioactive- for the next 24 hours. Unfortunately, taking iodine cannot…
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