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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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Are you in Peri-menopause? Symptoms begin during regular menses
by Doctor Melanie MacIver

Three of nine changes can confirm that you are perimenopausal even if your flow is still regular: 1.Shorter cycles (25 days or less); 2.Increased cramps; 3.Heavier flow; 4.Increased trouble sleeping-especially waking up in the middle of sleep; 5.New or increased migraine headaches; 6.Night sweats-especially if they tend to occur before or during flow; 7.An increase in or…
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Using Body Temperature to Gauge Thyroid and Adrenal Levels
by Doctor Melanie MacIver

Is it Your Thyroid or Adrenals? Human body temp should be 37 degrees C and consistent, with a max variation of 0.3 degrees. Take your temp 3 x day for 5 days, and don’t eat for at least 30 mins before or drink hot tea.  Women should avoid ovulation week to test as their temperatures…
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Assess your Risk of Osteoporosis- No Testing Necessary
by Doctor Melanie MacIver

Try this great osteoporosis self assessment tool! Use this simple calculation and assess your risk of osteoporosis. Age-Weight (kg) = chance of osteoporosis If you score 0 or less your risk is less than 5% If you score 0-20 your risk is approx. 15-20% If you score 20 or more your risk is approx. 50-60%…
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Stressed or Emotional? Try a Nervous System Tonic!
by Doctor Melanie MacIver

Natural Treatment for Stress and Anxiety Today’s lifestyle can be quite hectic.  Deadlines, working moms, high debt loads and internal pressure are just a few things new to our culture. Even if you take the time for yoga, meditation, and exercise, your body may be feeling the effects of stress. Stress affects everyone differently; for some…
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Menopause Symptoms
by Doctor Melanie MacIver

Hot flashes and night sweats are only two of the many symptoms of menopause. Many women are able to pass through menopause with ease, but intense menopausal symptoms are becoming more and more common, and are a sign of hormonal imbalance.  This can be treated! Often the thyroid and adrenal hormones are involved as well,…
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Dietary Recommendations for Hormone Balancing
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Keeping Estrogen in Check Healthy hormone balancing really starts at home. We can effect the hormone health of each member of our family by the choices we make at the market…from the home cleaning products we purchase and use to the food we consume.  It has been widely published that young girls are entering puberty…
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