How to reduce your drug burden

By Jim Fain I’ve written about the travails of using prescribed/OTC drugs for reducing acid reflux (GERD, heartburn) several times. This group of drugs is very commonly used daily and is in fact one of the biggest selling and profit making pills ever. The group is called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). Specifically, the names Nexium, […]

More News About Depression

By Jim Fain Almost any time of the year can be emotionally tough for many people, so a column on depression is timely. While everyone feels blue or down every now and then, true depression is different. The symptoms are pretty broad with all patterns having a base of irritability, anxiety and reduced hope. Depression […]

The organics of prescribed drugs vs. supplements

Blood testing can be done to measure magnesium levels but are likely to be imprecise at best in terms of measuring your need. You see a blood test just shows how much is in your blood but not in the tissues where it is needed. Additionally, it is thought that drugs processed through the liver may elevate amounts of magnesium in the blood as the body dumps stores in order to detox from the very effects of the drug.

The organic benefits of Vitamin E

Vitamin E has many biological functions, the antioxidant function being the most important and best known in science circles

Organic ways to prepare for flu season

By Jim Fain The administrators here at know Dr. Fain personally. We have been counseled by him many times and have permission to re-post his writings. Dr. Fain has been practicing for many years and always writes about good tips for staying healthy using natural products. Here is his latest blog post: The Media […]

The organic benefits of Cofactor Supplements

By Jim Fain, PhD Today we are again discussing the “mainstream” media & how their reporting in general ineffectively reports on natural supplements. This is a topic that we on this side of the fence discuss regularly. Until “western” doctors accept that natural supplements do have effective clinical efficacy, we will continue to battle with […]

Here are some organic ways to treat anxiety naturally

By Jim Fain, PhD Any time of the year can be emotionally tough but holidays and upcoming Federal budget fights in January can add worry and tension. While everyone feels blue or down every now and then, anxiety and tension is different. Anxiety and tension have different sources though they almost always include being tightly […]

Here are the organic benefits of the herb – Green Tea

By Jim Fain, PhD Iced Green tea blended with spearmint or peppermint is refreshing and delicious especially as the days heat up and we get more sun exposure. Most everyone knows of the long-term damage to the skin caused by sunburn and the increased chance of skin cancer. Accordingly, many know about wearing hats, protective […]

The organic benefits of keeping good Thyroid Health

When the thyroid starts to act up the cause can be because it has slowed down, sped up, or lumps emerge, or enlargement or irritation happens.

Here are the organic benefits of Blueberries

By Jim Fain, PhD Fresh black/blueberries aren’t too far in the future as summer develops. Strawberries have already been delectable. Dark chocolate and delicious berries make for a delectable treat that is amazingly good for you. Both share high levels of antioxidants plus much more. Dark chocolate is good for blood pressure and improving brain […]

Lets talk about the organic effects of Pycnogenol

Allergies, seborhea, eczema and psoriasis along with blood pressure are just some of the ailments Pycnogenol has shown benefit.

Here are the anti-microbial benefits of the herb Goldenseal

The legendary use of Goldenseal has to do with cleansing. Specifically, it is used for the elimination of the residue of recreational drugs.