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Extrawdinary News Headlines 1st February 2017

Extrawdinary News Headlines 1st February 2017 Scientists shocked to learn that shingles vaccines can transform vaccinated people into “carriers” who spread infectious disease Did you know that the shingles vaccine could raise the risk of someone else getting chicken pox? Research on this very topic was published in 2011 by The Journal of Infectious Diseases. The elite research team was comprised of members from NASA’s Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, University of Texas Health Science Center, University of Colorado Medical School, and the CDC.1 Read more   Preventing Cancer at the Molecular Level One of the most prevalent misconceptions about cancer is that it is usually caused by genetic factors. Jeffrey Bland, in his book, Genetic Nutritioneering, dispels this myth by providing scientific evidence that only 20-30% of chronic disease is attributed to genes. In the case of breast cancer, for example, only 5-10% of cases can be traced to the presence of […]

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Natural Therapy for Wintertime Depression

  Natural Remedies for Wintertime Depression   SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder affects one in five people.  This condition begins to occur as the days shorten and we experience less sunlight.  Those with SAD can experience varying degrees of depression from a vague feeling that something is not quite right, to intense feelings of sadness and despair, and even thoughts of suicide. Along with depression, SAD sufferers may also sleep more in winter. Feelings of fatigue and lethargy may  also be prominent. Sunlight helps to regulate a multitude of hormones and neurotransmitters that control the body clock (circadian rhythm) and have strong effects on sleep, mood and behaviour. Two of these main players are called melatonin and serotonin.   When levels of these two hormones get low, it can result in the symptoms of SAD.  Here are some natural remedies I suggest to help with this debilitating disorder:- Vitamin D – This deficiency has long […]

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About Michelle



Michelle Firrisi is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Clinical Herbalist. She lived most of her life in the Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands, UK.

She now lives in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Michelle also holds an Honours Degree in Bachelor of Science Podiatric Medicine and practices Reiki, Massage and Shamanism. Her main speciality is in the areas of Addiction, Anxiety, Depression and reversing Mood Disorders with targeted Amino Acid Therapy & Nutrition.

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