Stop the Gag Reflex with Acupressure

gag reflexThe gag reflex is a term used to describe an unpleasant, involuntary contraction of the back of the throat. It can be stimulated not only by touching the back of the throat but also by touching the roof of the mouth, the back of the tongue, or the area around the tonsils.

About 37% of healthy adults do not have a gag reflex at all according to a study published in the Lancet .

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Kratom Effects You Need to Know About (stay far, far away!)

kratom effectsWe parents have quite the challenge on our hands these days. When it comes to drug use, no longer can we concern ourselves with simply teaching kids about the dangers of illicit substances and how to avoid them.

Now we have to dive headfirst down the rabbit hole to pro-actively inform them about legal drugs that they (and ourselves) may benignly encounter under legitimate,

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Amazing Azomite. What it is and How to Use for Home and Garden

azomiteAzomite is one of those beneficial substances that is useful for many things around the home. It belongs in the same category as apple cider vinegar, diatomaceous earth and baking soda.

For this reason, it’s best to have some on hand especially during springtime!

What is Azomite?

While many people have heard about azomite,

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Glycerin. When it’s Safe and When it’s Toxic

glycerin benefits, uses and dangers

Glycerin is one of the most common ingredients in the world. Industry loves this sticky, thick liquid because it is colorless, odorless and above all …. SWEET.

Hence its wide and varied use in processed foods, personal care products, and medicines. In fact, there is almost no industry where you won’t find it –

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Healthfood Store Elderberry Syrup and Gummies. Worth the Price?

healthfood store elderberry syrup and gummiesWhen cooler weather arrives, you know that it’s that time of year once again. Coughs, cold and flu start flying around faster than in-laws and second cousins for family reunions and holiday remembrances. You know what else is flying? Bottles of elderberry syrup, gummies, and related products off healthfood store shelves.

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The Standard Carbohydrate Diet (SCD). Better than GAPS or AIP?

specific carbohydrate diet, SCDWhen it comes to gut healing diets, GAPS and Autoimmune Paleo are probably the best known. A similar and much more established protocol in the scientific research is the Standard Carbohydrate Diet, frequently referred to by the acronym SCD.

The Specific Carbohydrate Diet actually served as the original basis for the GAPS diet developed by Dr.

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