Author Archives: DrGiard

Journaling: better than Prozac?

I’m very happy to see an increase in articles, websites and books focusing on mood improvement through (I’m going to lump them together here) “the arts.”  It seems like the media has inundated us with the importance of exercise and … Continue reading

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Using Hormone Replacement To Cope With Men

Ok, so the title of this post is a little tongue in cheek. Many women are cheering the new research that shows hormone replacement therapy (HRT) used early in menopause is safe and effective. That it helps with our relationship … Continue reading

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Hypnosis Can Help You Lose Weight – For Good

By Alena Ciriello, Certified Hypnotherapist Hypnosis is very effective tool for changing poor habits.  Why don’t more people know this?  For one, permanent weight loss is costly to Big Pharma and does little to keep you purchasing shakes, supplements and … Continue reading

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ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DIET : Secret weapon in the weight loss war

Anti-Inflammatory Diet By Krista Weikel Delaplane, ND Many patients ask me, “What is inflammation anyway?“ Inflammation is a stage of the body’s natural immune response. You need a healthy inflammatory response to fight a cold, heal a sprained ankle or … Continue reading

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How Hypnosis Works

Hypnosis is a naturally occurring state which happens every day. For example, hypnosis is the last conscious waking state before sleep. In order to achieve sleep, we must enter into a light stage of hypnosis. This state of mind actually … Continue reading

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Elderberry for Cold and Flu Season

Influenza virus (Flu) has been spreading quickly throughout the United States this year.  One of our favorite anti-viral herbs that are safe for kids and adults is elderberry (Sambucus nigra or Sambucus canadensis). Elderberries are made into syrup that is … Continue reading

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TransNH Muscular Dystrophy Fundraiser- We’re off to a great start!

For ten years, my fiance, Bryan Giard, has raised funds for the Muscular Dystophy Association (MDA).  The Trans NH Bike Ride is a three day, 250 mile fundraising ride.  Each rider must raise $750 – Bryan’s personal goal this year … Continue reading

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Recommended products now easy-to-find!

Looking for that recipe, appliance or product that Dr. Robyn raved about? Need a recommendation for a gluten-free product? We’ve compiled some of our favorite books, products and tips into a easy-to-use store:

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Intestinal Bacteria and Mood Disorders: New findings show an association

Most animals, including humans, are populated by rich, highly complex and genetically diverse communities of microorganisms.  These microorganisms (also referred to as microbes or flora) inhabit nearly every part of our bodies, from our gut to our skin and may … Continue reading

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Help us with our Facebook Goal!

We’ve hit 105 fans Starry Brook Natural Medicine! Please help be part of our 111 goal – we only need 6 more fans to reach our goal of 111 fans by 11/11/11.

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