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Chronic Disease Caused by Consumer Demand

Traveling and enjoying good company keeps a mind and body healthy.  Marc at the Column, Astoria OR. One of the first articles I wrote in November 2007 was inspired by a network news and publications article titled “Is Cancer in Your Tub?”  What caught my attention were two glycol ether solvents used in everyday household, food and hygiene products.  Also a key ingredient used in anti-freeze.  Well I knew I didn’t want to drink or (more…)

Manage Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Hike where ever in comfort. Even in an inactive Hawaiian volcano Updated: Nov 22, 2015 Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) may cause much discomfort in the large intestine. But it is not considered a serious health risk. It also does not cause more serious diseases such as intestinal bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease or cancer. IBS can also irritate, aggravate and inflame hemorrhoids which is a separate medical condition. What causes IBS? No one knows for sure. (more…)

Multiple Sclerosis and Lifestyle Challenges

Challenge yourself to see all that is in the world Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disorder and disease that affects the central nervous system.  The immune system somehow identifies and attacks the surrounding nerve cables (axons), leading to inflammation and injury of the brain and spinal cords cable systems.  This has a direct impact on the body’s ability to see, feel, move, and/or loss of muscle control, balance, strength and bodily functions.  When (more…)