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The author is Dr. Katherine Poehlmann (Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Infection Connection)


·            Cold Weather Tips to Stay Healthy Countermeasures for Flu season.

o          Presentation for Common Cause Medical Research Foundation’s conference, August 2004.

o          Presentation for Common Cause Medical Research Foundation’s conference, August 2005.


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Preventing the H1N1 (Swine) Flu

Vitamin D supplements can help protect against flu virus.

Cold Weather Tips to Stay Healthy

Practical advice for the cold and flu season to keep the immune system strong.

WD-40 for Arthritis?

This myth-busting article cautions against using WD-40 as a joint lubricant.

 Calcium: Sources and Supplements

How to choose the most effective, best absorbed calcium supplements.

Milk as a Calcium Source

Far from being the perfect food, milk can actually do more harm than good.

 Preserve Your Precious Cartilage

It’s never too late to do whatever you can to save a precious commodity: your cartilage. This matrix of collagen can be rebuilt through supplements and gentle exercise. Taking action early in life will have high payoff as we age.


Aches and pains of arthritis do not have to be an inevitable condition of advancing age. Here are practical tips on avoiding and preventing joint pain.

 Osteoporosis: Causes and Treatments

 Who gets osteoporosis and why; benign ways to stop bone loss; exercises and supplements to strengthen bones.

 Discovering a Cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis

 How the author’s joint trauma triggered her RA and led to her search for a cure. Summarizes the tireless work of Dr. Thomas McPherson Brown to convince the medical establishment that bacterial infection is linked to rheumatic illness.

 Changing Weighs

 Practical tips for setting dietary goals and sticking to a good nutritional program.

Healthy Eating

 General guidelines for purchasing and preparing healthy food.

Antioxidants From Food Sources

Fruits and vegetables contain varying levels of antioxidants, necessary to combat free radicals. What about chocolate ? Find out here.

Hints for Dieters

Special advice for those wishing to achieve and maintain their desired weight goal.

Healthy Food for Kids (and Dieters)

Kid-friendly, nutritious, delicious snacks.

Reading Food Product Labels

Step by step guidelines for examining specific product labels in various categories.

Thinc Zinc

The merits of an essential supplement that is often lacking in our diet.

 Health Resolutions for the New Year

Guidelines for setting realistic goals to achieve good health. Benefits of exercise for the mature adult.

Recommended Health References

Dr. Poehlmann’s personal picks for useful health books and articles.

Actions of Ascorbic Acid

Summary of Dr. Poehlmann’s presentation on the benefits of Vitamin C.

Vitamin C Dosage

Summary of Dr. Poehlmann’s presentation on suggested intake of Vitamin C. Includes supportive references to Drs. Klenner, Cathcart, and Pauling.

Kidney Stones

Summary of Dr. Poehlmann’s research dispelling the myth of Vitamin C causing kidney stones.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Identifying the real cause of CTS and a benign alternative to surgery.

 Arthritis Myths and Realities

Dispelling commonly held erroneous beliefs about arthritis and how to counter them.

 An Overlooked Cause of Chronic Pain

Powerful negative emotions when repressed (consciously or subconsciously) can cause muscles to tense in the areas of the body near the spine, leading to Tension Myositis Syndrome.

 Treatments for Seasonal Allergies

 It’s not just pollen that’s making you sneeze. You may be surprised to find simple, practical ways to minimize allergic reactions.

 Lyme Disease : Causes and Treatments

 This overview article also points to online resources to understand and confront this emerging epidemic disease.

25 Ways to Reduce Pain

  A suggested list of tried and true natural ways to deal with chronic pain. Before reaching for a prescription drug, think about toxic side effects and make an informed  choice.

 Where and How to Get Tested

Systemic Mycoplasmal infections figure in a long list of autoimmune conditions. Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests are the “gold standard” for proper diagnosis. The Mycoplasma Registry has compiled an excellent list of resources: testing labs, medical doctors, and specific strains to target.

 Mycoplasma’s Role in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Other Autoimmune Disorders

 Summary of Dr. Poehlmann’s presentation to the Common Cause Medical Research Foundation’s annual conference, August 2004.

 Polymicrobial Infections

 Summary of Dr. Poehlmann’s presentation to the Common Cause Medical Research Foundation’s annual conference, August 2005.

Serrapeptase Enzyme Use in Sprain Healing

Enzymes to dissolve proteins can facilitate healing. Serrapeptase from silkworms can be helpful if used with care. See the outline of benefits and cautions that should be understood. A starting point for further research.

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