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Swollen Glands & Vitamin C

Those achy swollen glands are also known as lymph nodes.They play a vital role in the body's ability to fight off infections. They function as filters, trapping viruses, bacteria and other causes of illnesses before they can infect other parts of your body. Common areas where you might notice swollen lymph nodes include your neck, under your chin, in your armpits and in your groin. Good news is that these painful glands alert us that our immune system is working hard trying to fight off an underlying viral and/or bacterial infection. Taking high doses of vitamin C to bowel tolerance ( the point of watery stools ) can be an extremely helpful natural treatment. In fact vitamin C is one of nature's best immune supportive...

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How Much? How Often? Therapeutic Vitamin C Suggestions

We get this question asked a lot!  We've decided to devote this blog post to two of our most frequently asked questions, How much? and How often? Please note we are not physicians and therefore not legally in a position to prescribe, but we thought it would be helpful to share the valuable vitamin C recommendations of both Dr. Klenner and Dr. Cathcart.  As individuals we each lie on a different spoke of the health spectrum. Therefore each of us will require different amounts of vitamin C. With these doctors' charts, we've included actual links to the pages from which they emanated. It is here where you can obtain even more information related to dosing. Always keep in mind that to sustain a healthy...

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Elevate your mood and reduce anxiety with vitamin C

In the spirit of helping you enjoy the summer and the days beyond... Use code: BRAINHEALTH to receive free shipping on our already discounted wellness bundles!    Here are a few other reasons why vitamin C can make a difference when it comes to your mental well-being...  Anxiety A 2015 Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial looked at the Effects of Oral Vitamin C Supplementation on Anxiety in Students. It was concluded that vitamin C plays an important therapeutic role for anxiety, but also pointed to its use in the prevention and reduction of anxiety. This suggests that a diet rich in vitamin C may be an effective adjunct to medical and psychological treatment of anxiety and improvement of  academic performance. Autism  Autism Canada reports that Vitamin C has been...

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Digestive Dilemma - To Eat or To Know What To Eat Is The Complicated Question???

With Spring almost at our doorsteps who doesn't want to feel re-freshed and energetic? If your gut is giving you grief and dragging you down you might want to consider a long term solution for your inability to effectively digest (also known as indigestion). Doing so is not just about relieving yourself of the ugly, painful symptoms that accompany indigestion, but the greater toll it takes on your over-all, long term health. Whether you call it heart burn, acid reflux disease, GERD,  acid indigestion, even irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), before reaching for readily available, modern day chemical solutions posing as digestive "remedies" why not consider natural digestive enzymes as an alternative. Not only will digestive enzymes provide comforting relief from your gastric distress, but they can also help...

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