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Author Archive: Marcie

Marcie is a researcher, writer, and "accidental activist." She has a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering and a master's degree in material science. Marcie loves running, good food, good wine, and good craft beer. She tries to live as naturally as possible within those limitations and within reason.

Listening To Your Inner Voice

Most of my regular followers, those who have made it a point to read the Nature’s Presence column, are aware of the series I wrote on energy [author’s note: the entirety can be found in my e-book, Nature’s Presence, The…
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Detox Your Mind, Detox Your Life

When people think of the word “detox” they generally either think of some rehabilitation facility, like the Betty Ford Center, or as of late they think of detox diets. While the former is obviously necessary for some, and the latter…
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The Cholesterol Myth

Could you be doing more harm than good by actively trying to reduce your cholesterol? Could it be that “high” cholesterol is not the issue at all and that the real issue is that each individual requires his or her…
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Treating Mental Disorders Naturally

From the archives of Ditch The Meds…. In [a previous] blog I discussed the side effects of two medications, Zyprexa and Effexor. These medications are prescribed for various mental disorders such as schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety. Today I…
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Vitamin D and Kidney Health

  From the archives of Ditch The Meds: Note from Nature’s Presence: this post is written on a personal level in order to convey the background for the inspiration behind Nature’s Presence. For the past two years my mother has…
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The Truth About Thyroid Disorders

  Are you doomed to live with a thyroid problem forever or could there be something natural you could be doing to help yourself while improving your overall health? When it comes to autoimmune disorders/diseases it seems that thyroid disorders…
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