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Hi All,

I created this article and will be posting it shortly.
I thought I would share it here as well and see what
members think about it.

Creating A New Reality

Creating a new reality is not just simply by thinking
about it; although, that is a good start.

To create, one must fully believe in the reality that
they are creating in my humble opinion. One must be
persistent and completely focused on the reality they
wish to bring into the world, as we know it.

Envision your reality; how does it fit into your space
at this very moment? How would it feel? Live it like
it is a truth now. It is so easy run into stumbling
blocks when you are creating new realities. Here are
a few thoughts that often become obstacles in your new
realities.

Mankind has always been that way and always will be.

It takes many people thinking that way for it to
become a reality.

That’s impossible, it’s against the natural rules.

Nothing is impossible, except when you allow it to be.
Not to say that you can jump off a cliff and fly just
by thinking about it. That is suicide and just plain
stupidity.

A plane was born through thought that one wished to
fly. Now a man can fly by himself with a new
technical aid. I just read about it recently.

What is the reality you wish? Become aware of the
pros and cons. Overcome the obstacles with your
imagination. Example, a man wanted to fly by himself
and he invented a machine that gives him this ability.
I have to laugh when I think of my reaction to this
event. I thought to myself, “hmmm now we are going to
need stoplights in the sky!”

The reality I am creating is the reality that the
world is becoming a better place to live in for my
grandchildren and me. I breathe this truth despite
the media’s illusions that the world is going down
fast. I feel people changing all around me as I
observe what is happening in my own backyard. Each
day I take actions that will help the world to be what
I know it can be. I pick up litter to help with
pollution, and I don’t mean just my own, but the
litter I find on the ground as I am walking. When I
see injustice I share my thoughts about it and take
any action that I can to make a more positive change
in the event that has me concerned.

I believe; therefore, it is possible. What do you
believe?


Katharine

“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.”

Carl Jung



HEART & SOUL HEALING NEWSLETTER FROM KEN PAGE
web site: http://www.kenpage.com
email: ken@kenpage.com
May, 2004 Message from Ken <<:>>Lost in the Fog
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* The Magdalene Conclave
* Kenıs Story ­ Nancyıs Story
* A Message

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* Kenıs story:
This newsletter will share with you a very special moment; one that I
strongly believe has had an effect on time and space. Throughout history,
there have been major events that have affected the consciousness of an
area, a region, a particular country, or this planet. Today, one blessing
(and maybe the only one) with television media is this: it supplies us with
an overview of what is happening around our world. This gives us a better
understanding of events that affect us energetically on a planetary level.
Yes, in my opinion, you are being affected by the dynamics of other
circumstances and events which occur half way around the world. Of course,
most of the population may not be physically aware that this is happening.
They might feel those emotions on etheric realms, which may translate to
feelings of stress, uneasiness, being guarded or even of great sadness, not
knowing where these emotions are coming from.

I have a friend ­ one of the very few individuals who has not judged me or
asked me to change my ideas or spiritual path. I met Tom Kenyon about 11
years ago. He is a kind man who loves to laugh and is deeply focused on his
spiritual path. Yet, he does not take himself so seriously. (a quality I am
still learning) Our journeys would cross every few years. We even were
presenters at a few events together which gave us quality moments.
Sometimes when you ask Spirit for a messenger, this is the kind of person
who would show up to deliver your message without judgment. I met Judi Sion
about 5 years ago. We only had a short time at dinner in London last
November to get to know each other.

Nancy and I attended the Mary Magdalene Conclave in Washington DC over
Easter weekend. Tom and Judi had invited us as their guests. That weekend
had just opened up on my schedule. It was so busy that we left on Friday
night about 6:00 pm for a 7-hour drive; knowing that the event started that
evening. At least we could be there for Saturday and Sunday. It was like
pushing through cement to get out of the house. Driving on Highway 66,
about 11 miles outside of Washington DC, a cat ran out in front of me. I
was on the freeway. He passed me, then suddenly turned around and ran right
under my car. There were cars behind me This is the first time I ever hit
an animal. Sadness filled the car as we drove on. Then suddenly, a quiet
voice came in telling me why she had to leave; she had sacrificed herself to
allow for a new space to be created.

As we got closer to where the event was taking place in Crystal City, VA, a
car in the other lane would not let me turn. I was forced to make another
turn that would send me into past memories of the area. Driving around the
Washington and Lincoln monuments over the next hour, the faces of those
people I had previously worked with (Ruth who owns Terra Christa) and all
the individuals I had seen in session in this area flashed before me. By
the time we got to the hotel and into our room, it was almost 2:00 am.

The event was a very powerful and beautiful releasing of each persons past
and allowed for the bringing of balance to the male and female sides within
us. The female energy was freed to become a true spirit in time without the
need for any more sacrificing. That release created a space between the Sun
and Moon where anyone can walk directly into the Void and connect to our
God/Goddess self, the Oneness of who we truly and really are.

The Conclave also became an opportunity for me to release old energies. I
saw this as a freeing of any consciousness, old religious structures or
thought forms which hold people in their past. That was my job in
attending. I know each of the other participants had their own job. I shall
not comment on what I saw or what I did , it is only my imagination anyway.

Tom, Judi and their staff of angelic friends created a safe space where
hundreds of people from every walk of life could come together with sound
and the help of Magdalene, Guides and Angels. This was one of the most
beautiful human and spiritual participations that I have ever experienced.
I personally want to thank Tom Kenyon and Judi Sion for following their
passion and writing the book The Magdalene Manuscript. Many blessings to
both of them for allowing a space where Nancy and I could honor and witness
this event.

It was also strange leaving the event minutes after it was over and driving
the long 7 hours back home. We finally got close to our house in the
mountains. The elevation is about 3500 feet. The fog became thicker and
thicker as we left the highway and entered onto the secondary roads. When
we slowly crawled onto our street, I could not even see the edge of the
roadway to make sure I was still on the road. We were in my SUV loaded with
heavy books so the car lights were aiming upward. That made the light mixed
with the fog so bright I could not see. The last winding block, the fog was
so thick, we could not see the roadway edge or even five feet in front of
the car. Nancy was having more problems seeing with her new glasses than I
was, so she decided to get out of the car and walk ahead as I followed her.
I thought this was the perfect way to end our spiritual journey ­ she had to
lead us in the light on the path to home. A beautiful sight was the white
cat in the headlights, walking beside her. We were home and safe.

Weıre just sorry that our last newsletter announcing this event got hung up
in cyberspace and was put on hold for so many days. Visit Tom and Judiıs
website and plan on attending one of their other events. It will change
your life. It is better to be there in person; it could be a long time
before it comes to television. www.tomkenyon.com

* Nancyıs story:
I could not help but examine the synchronistic timing of events. Youıve read
in prior newsletters that resistance to shifts in consciousness creates
fear, which in turn can create chaos.
http://www.kenpage.com/mchnewsletter/webecomewhatwefear06_03.html and
another one at http://www.kenpage.com/mchnewsletter/visionaries303.html.
This time was no different! Everything and everyone wanted attention. It
would have been much easier on our physical and emotional bodies to just
stay home. Still, each of us knew there was more to our attending this
event. Ken continues to say that nothing is as it appears to be. Each day I
continue to grow in the awareness of those words and the symbolism of
everything around us that may or may not have an effect on our energies,
bodies, minds, emotions, happiness and even our own truths. I believed
there was a powerful purpose for Ken to attend; he believed there was a
powerful purpose for me to attend. We both knew we had to attend together.

Tom and Judi have beautifully and diligently conveyed the words of Mary
Magdalene in their new book The Magdalene Manuscript. They gifted this book
to Ken in London in November of last year. We had traveled on to Ireland,
reading the book between us. In Ireland, I gave the book away to a young
woman who needed its information on feminine empowerment. Having read much
of the book, I was pulled to be at the Conclave, despite all the agendas
that kept getting in the way of this journey.

There is something to be said about entering the busy city of Arlington, Va.
at midnight on a Friday evening. The lights twinkle against the night skies
and yet the city is eerily quiet. We were within 2 blocks of the hotel at
12:30 am. Another car foiled Kenıs attempts to turn. We were soon on a
highway crossing the Potomac River, passing the Pentagon. Instantly, my
mind went to September 11 when my brother was missing for over 6 hours from
his office in the very wing of the Pentagon hit by a plane. Now I looked at
tanks with canopies of camouflage, and armed guards posted everywhere. It
felt like a war zone in another country.

The road signs all said one way and no u-turn; so there we were driving
around Washington DC past tall Federal buildings. The White House on
Pennsylvania Avenue had more guards and high fences. The Washington
monument stood tall in the light and I recalled what a British author stated
about it being a symbol of control by the male patriarchy. So here we were,
passing it by on our way to a conclave which would help usher in the return
of feminine energy through sound and ritual ­ on the very day called
Resurrection throughout Christendom! How perfectly marvelous and
synchronistic.

The people attending this event were from all walks of life and all levels
of spirituality. We were all combined into one cosmic force when Tom
Kenyonıs magnificent voice began the ritual toning and chanting. Judi Sion
related how the Magdalene energy had been placed in the Tor in Glastonbury
over 2000 years ago and released through Tomıs voice during their visit in
England last Fall. She said the second energy was released in London during
their visit with Ken. Tom called for us to move into the energy of the Sun
to claim the essence of our masculine selves. My mind went back to the Tor
ruins in Glastonbury where Ken and I had climbed last November. At that time
I was unaware of the release of the Magdalene energy from that space. The
sun was setting and as I stood in the doorway of the Tor in direct line with
the last of the vibrant rays beaming to me, the Sun and I became the same
energy. It was one of the most powerful experiences of my life. Again,
more synchronicity and symbolism and I wondered at those ecstatic moments
and the effect each one has on the energy of consciousness

Many wonderful messages were received during the course of the weekend as
moments in time allowed for much personal reflection. I have taught for
more than 30 years that discernment must be foremost in every teaching,
every writing, and every *message*. If, after careful consideration, the
words speak to our heart, then we can allow ourselves to accept those words,
thoughts or teachings into our own truth. The following message was for my
truth. I feel it may also be for yours. As Magdalene says *For those who
have eyes to see, let them see; for those who have ears to hear, let them
listen. For those who have neither, let them pass on.*

* A MESSAGE
STOP pushing, STOP interacting, STOP pulling things into balance for they
will only go back out again. STOP trying to make everything work. Allow.
All is ready. All is at hand. Forces against change are larger than your
conscious mind can even begin to comprehend. STOP and just BE STILL within
yourself. You are the power behind the power. You are the power within the
power. You are the power that is before the power. You are the power that
controls the power. You are the Divine Power that is the I AM. BE all that
you are. BE who you have been prepared to BE. STOP looking outside
yourself for others to accept you. Accept yourself and your own Divinity.
All is in Divine Order. All is in its time. All is in balance. Resistance
to this and to everything outside yourself and your control is futile. STOP
and see the irony taking place before your eyes. The forces of change are
ripping you apart so that new creation can occur both within yourself and in
sacred relationship. This is not a game but could be fun. Step outside and
laugh at the human folly you have each thus far created. Laugh at
yourself. Laugh at each other. Laugh at the past. Laugh your way into the
future. SO IT IS. - Magdalene
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UPCOMING EVENTS with KEN PAGE
Sarasota, Fla.
May 6, 2004
Lecture/Demonstration of Heart & Soul Healing; 7:00 - 9:00 pm $10. Unity
Church of Sarasota, 800 Cocoanut Avenue (941) 955-3301 (price includes The
Way It Works) **raffle for free books, audios, workshops and sessions at
this evening event**

May 8, 2004
Workshop - Healing the Healers - Staying Healthy in an Unhealthy World.
10:00-6:00 $122. Rising Tide International Spiritual Center, 5102 Swift
Road, (941) 923-7834 (price includes The Way It Works)

May 10, 2004
Workshop - Animal Healing & Clearing; 6:30 ­ 9:30 pm $55. Location to be
announced. (price includes Ken's best-selling book The Way It Works)

May 7, 9-13, 2004
Private Sessions with Ken available - Limited Openings. To register for the
workshop or to schedule a private session, contact The Anam Cara Foundation,
Wendy Nethersole or Jay Whitham at (941) 924-4756,
email: anamcara@comcast.net or wendynethersole@comcast.net
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June 2, 2004
Lecture: The Art of Heaven on Earth; 7:00 - 9:00 pm $10. East West
BookstoreThe Way It Works) **raffle for free books, audios, workshops and
sessions at this evening event**

June 3, 2004
Lecture/Demonstration of Heart & Soul Healing; 7:30 - 9:30 pm $10. Inn at
the Oaks (formerly the Ramada Inn) 2600 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento. corner of
Fulton & Auburn - Fulton Avenue exit from I-80 - (916) 487-7600
(price includes Ken's best-selling book The Way It Works)

June 5, 2004
Workshop -The Art of Heaven on Earth; 10:00 - 6:00 $122. Inn at the Oaks
((formerly the Ramada Inn) 2600 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento. corner of Fulton &
Auburn - Fulton Avenue exit from I-80 - (916) 487-7600
(price includes Ken's best-selling book The Way It Works)

June 6, 2004
Workshop Animal Healing & Clearing; 12:00 - 4:00 $69. Inn at the Oaks
((formerly the Ramada Inn) 2600 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento. corner of Fulton &
Auburn - Fulton Avenue exit from I-80 - (916) 487-7600
(price includes Ken's best-selling book The Way It Works)

June 1, 2, 7 & 8, 2004
Private Sessions with Ken available - Very Limited Openings. To register for
the workshops or to schedule a private session, contact Karin Frank (916)
564-2277 or email: karin@americasbestanswers.com
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Denver, Colorado
June 17, 2004
Lecture/Demonstration of Heart & Soul Healing; 7:30 - 9:30 pm $10. The
Metaphysical Research Society,
1001 E. 7th Avenue, Denver. **raffle for free books, audios, workshops and
sessions during this evening event** (price includes Ken's best-selling book
The Way It Works)

June 19, 2004
Workshop -Staying Healthy While Helping Others; 10:00 - 6:00 $122. The
Metaphysical Research Society,
1001 E. 7th Avenue, Denver. (price includes Ken's best-selling book The Way
It Works)

June 20, 2004
Workshop -Animal Healing & Clearing; 12:00 - 4:00 $69. The Metaphysical
Research Society,
1001 E. 7th Avenue, Denver. (price includes Ken's best-selling book The Way
It Works)

June 17-18, 21-25, 28-29, 2004
Private Sessions with Ken available - Limited Openings. To register for the
workshops or to schedule a private session, contact Ranoli at (303) 762-8877
or email: faithranoli@aol.com
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July: Michigan ­ Ann Arbor area
More information at: http://www.kenpage.com/events/workshopschedule.html
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August 19-22, 2004 in Sedona, AZ: Drunvalo Melchizedek and Ken Page
workshop. Based on Kenıs new book: Dancing with Ghosts ­ Gatekeeping for
Lost Souls. More information and registration application at:
http://www.kenpage.com/events/workshopschedule.html

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Ken is always available for personal Heart & Soul Healing sessions, both in
person and by telephone. For dates and times, give us a call. This
schedule is subject to change or modification. If you would like to bring
Ken Page to your area, visit:
http://www.kenpage.com/sponsors/mchsponsors.html. For general information
or a free audiotape of Ken discussing his work, contact Heart & Soul Healing
(800) 809-1290, Tel/Fax: (828) 263-0330 or e-mail: ken@KenPage.com




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Dear Reader,



Could I interest you in some mountain tobacco? Or how about

some wolf's bane or sneezewort?



Those are just three of the colorful names that have been

given to Arnica Montana, an herb I told you about in the e-

Alert "Screen Pattern" last July when I used an arnica

ointment to soothe my aching shoulder after an afternoon of

basketball.



Arnica is a flowering herb that grows in mountainous areas of

Europe and Asia. Apparently mountain climbers have been known

to chew the arnica plant to relieve bruises and sore muscles.

These days most people (including mountaineers) use arnica

ointment, oil, tincture and pills to reduce the painful

inflammation associated with joint and muscle pain from

injuries or exercise.



As is the case with so many herbal remedies, it isn't known

just exactly how arnica works. But new research from England

may offer an important clue about the bioactive components

that give arnica its soothing qualities.



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Skin deep

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At last week's British Pharmaceutical Conference, researchers

from the Bradford School of Pharmacy presented their results

of a laboratory test in which they set out to determine if

arnica could be absorbed by human skin.



Using a commercial tincture that included arnica, the

Bradford team showed that the herb apparently cannot permeate

skin - not at first anyway. Approximately 12 hours after the

test began, they found that the skin had absorbed two

elements which were identified as sesquiterpene lactones;

anti-inflammatory agents contained in arnica. Their conclusion:

Although slow to act, these components of arnica may

ultimately protect damaged blood capillaries.



Put another way: Arnica may help prevent bruising; although

the lead researcher of the study, Professor Adrian Williams,

made it clear that his study provides "good evidence - but

not yet proof"



Further complicating the issue is the fact that arnica

products are not standardized, so one preparation may contain

more of the active ingredients than another. Which could

explain why some have experienced positive results when using

arnica, while others have not. Professor Williams believes

that purifying arnica's active ingredients may lead to more

effective arnica products. Meanwhile the professor and his

staff also have their eye on a bigger prize: they're

attempting to synthesize the active agents. In other words:

they hope to create a pharmaceutical version of arnica that

can be patented.



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As I told you in July's e-Alert, I'm not what you would call

a likely first round draft pick for the NBA. So when I spent

an afternoon playing basketball with a friend, my shoulder

felt like it was on fire a few hours later. That evening I

mentioned the pain to my sister who suggested that I try

arnica, which she uses to relieve her bursitis.



Not really looking forward to waking up the next morning with

a painful, throbbing shoulder, I went straight out, found an

arnica product, and gave it a try. The results were amazing.

When I woke up, the pain was completely gone. The product I

used was a homeopathic tablet from Hyland called ArnicAid

that I picked up at Whole Foods Market.



So if you're an NBA superstar, or simply a weekend warrior

who overdoes the physical activity resulting in minor aches

and pains, you might find relief with a good quality arnica

product. Jonathan V. Wright, M.D., even suggests that arnica

may be useful after surgery. In a Health eTips e-letter last

July, Dr. Wright wrote: "As soon as possible after surgery,

take arnica montana - four pellets under the tongue (no food

or water at the same time) every one to three hours according

to the degree of pain. Arnica is an herb with anti-bacterial

and anti-inflammatory qualities that can reduce pain and

swelling and improve wound healing."



Also, our colleagues at NorthStar Nutritionals just recently

introduced a new topical product that contains arnica called

Pain Defense Plus - an herbal oil that HSI Panelist Jon

Barron helped develop. You can use the link below for more

information about Pain Defense Plus.



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One word of caution, however: I found a source that claims

arnica can stimulate blood circulation and may raise blood

pressure. So to be absolutely safe, check with your doctor

before using any arnica product. And, just to be extra safe,

check with him before picking up a basketball for the first

time in 15 years, too.



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.. and another thing



How cautious should you be when taking a pharmaceutical

purely for preventive measures? That depends on whom you ask.



I have a quick postscript to the e-Alert "Breathing a Word"

(9/17/03) that examined a recent article in The National

Review magazine online. The author of the article, Dr.

Elizabeth Whelan, attempts to make a case for allowing drug

company promotions to state "off label" health claims about

certain drugs before thorough clinical testing is completed.

In Dr. Whelan's view, if a drug APPEARS to be a life-saver,

then doctors should not delay in prescribing it to their

patients.



Dr. Whelan singles out the drug Evista - a "designer

estrogen" prescribed to address menopausal symptoms. Based on

what she calls "mounting evidence" (not conclusive or

overwhelming evidence) and one expert who states that

Evista "clearly reduces the risk of breast cancer," Dr.

Whelan complains about a "blackout" on this "exciting,

potentially life-saving" information. She compares Evista to

a similar drug, tamoxifen, "which has already been approved

to treat breast cancer and reduce risk in high-risk women."



Tamoxifen? Bad call.



This week I happened across a study in the Journal of the

National Cancer Institute titled "Estimates of the Number of

U.S. Women Who Could Benefit From Tamoxifen for Breast Cancer

Chemoprevention." Applying a benefit/risk ratio, the

researchers concluded that 5 percent of white women and less

than 1 percent of black women would be potential candidates

for chemoprevention with tamoxifen.



Why so few? The side effects tell the story. According to

Breastcancer.org, most of the side effects of tamoxifen are

not life threatening, but "they may still decrease your

quality of life, sometimes to a considerable degree." That's

because tamoxifen may bring on premature menopause along with

symptoms such as hot flashes, nausea, vomiting, weight gain,

mood swings, depression and loss of energy. And those are

only the annoying side effects. The two dangerous side

effects are an increased risk of blood clots and endometrial

cancer.



Evista's side effects also include mood swings, hot flashes,

an increased risk of blood clots, and Evista has been shown

to cause some postmenopausal women to begin menstruating

again.



Are these acceptable sacrifices when trying to prevent a

disease?



As I said, that depends on whom you ask.



To Your Good Health,



Jenny Thompson

Health Sciences Institute



Sources:

"New Study Supports Use of Arnica to Reduce Brusing" News

From the British Pharmaceutical Conference 2003, 9/15/03,

rpsgb.org

"Herbal Remedy Secret Uncovered" BBC News, 9/15/03, bbc.co.uk

"Arnica Found to Contain Potent Anti-Inflammatory Agent"

NutraIngredients.com, 9/17/03, nutraingredients.com

"That's What You Zinc" Jonathan V. Wright, M.D., Health

eTips, 7/14/03, wrightnewsletter.com

"The FDA Could be Hazardous to Your Health" Dr. Elizabeth

Whelan, National Review Online, 8/21/03, nationalreview.com

"Estimates of the Number of U.S. Women Who Could Benefit From

Tamoxifen for Breast Cancer Chemoprevention" Journal of the

National Cancer Institute, Vol. 95, No. 7, 526-532, 4/2/03,

jncicancerspectrum.oupjournals.org

"Drug Treatments to Prevent Breast Cancer" OB/GYN Clinical

Alert, Thomson American Health Consultants, 4/1/03,

ahcpub.com

"Side Effects of Tamoxifen" Breastcancer.org



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May 4, 2005

Acupuncture as Effective as Drug Therapy for Migraines & Headaches

June 6 marks the beginning of National Headache Awareness Week, and according to the National
Headache Foundation, nearly 28 million Americans experience migraine headaches each year.

In one of the largest studies of its kind to date, a team of investigators in Italy examined the effectiveness of acupuncture versus a variety of pharmacological therapies in treating migraines. Their results, published in a 2001 issue of the Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, revealed that patients given acupuncture experienced fewer migraine episodes, missed fewer days from work, and suffered no side effects compared to patients on conventional drug therapy. They also found acupuncture to be more cost-efficient, estimating a savings of hundreds of millions of dollars in private and social health expenditures if it were used to treat headaches alone instead of Western drugs.

Migraines can be caused by a variety of physical and environmental factors including diet, stress, allergens, menstruation, and changes in the weather. They can last from a few minutes to several days, which in some cases may completely incapacitate the person suffering an attack.

Acupuncture has been cited by the World Health Organization to treat over 43 conditions, including headaches and migraines, without the side effects typically associated with Western drugs. According to the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, nearly one out of every 10 adults in the United States has tried acupuncture.

Migraine headaches are also one of the leading causes of time missed from work. It is estimated that migraine sufferers lose more than 157 million workdays each year, leading to a loss of approximately $50 billion per year due to absenteeism and medical expenses. An additional four billion dollars a year is spent on pain relievers for migraines and other headaches.

For more information on acupuncture and its effectiveness in treating headaches and migraines, please call Pacific College at (800) 729-0941.
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Bane of the Wolf

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September 22, 2003

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Dear Reader,

Could I interest you in some mountain tobacco? Or how about
some wolf's bane or sneezewort?

Those are just three of the colorful names that have been
given to Arnica Montana, an herb I told you about in the e-
Alert "Screen Pattern" last July when I used an arnica
ointment to soothe my aching shoulder after an afternoon of
basketball.

Arnica is a flowering herb that grows in mountainous areas of
Europe and Asia. Apparently mountain climbers have been known
to chew the arnica plant to relieve bruises and sore muscles.
These days most people (including mountaineers) use arnica
ointment, oil, tincture and pills to reduce the painful
inflammation associated with joint and muscle pain from
injuries or exercise.

As is the case with so many herbal remedies, it isn't known
just exactly how arnica works. But new research from England
may offer an important clue about the bioactive components
that give arnica its soothing qualities.

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Skin deep
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At last week's British Pharmaceutical Conference, researchers
from the Bradford School of Pharmacy presented their results
of a laboratory test in which they set out to determine if
arnica could be absorbed by human skin.

Using a commercial tincture that included arnica, the
Bradford team showed that the herb apparently cannot permeate
skin - not at first anyway. Approximately 12 hours after the
test began, they found that the skin had absorbed two
elements which were identified as sesquiterpene lactones;
anti-inflammatory agents contained in arnica. Their conclusion:
Although slow to act, these components of arnica may
ultimately protect damaged blood capillaries.

Put another way: Arnica may help prevent bruising; although
the lead researcher of the study, Professor Adrian Williams,
made it clear that his study provides "good evidence - but
not yet proof"

Further complicating the issue is the fact that arnica
products are not standardized, so one preparation may contain
more of the active ingredients than another. Which could
explain why some have experienced positive results when using
arnica, while others have not. Professor Williams believes
that purifying arnica's active ingredients may lead to more
effective arnica products. Meanwhile the professor and his
staff also have their eye on a bigger prize: they're
attempting to synthesize the active agents. In other words:
they hope to create a pharmaceutical version of arnica that
can be patented.

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Nothing but net
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As I told you in July's e-Alert, I'm not what you would call
a likely first round draft pick for the NBA. So when I spent
an afternoon playing basketball with a friend, my shoulder
felt like it was on fire a few hours later. That evening I
mentioned the pain to my sister who suggested that I try
arnica, which she uses to relieve her bursitis.

Not really looking forward to waking up the next morning with
a painful, throbbing shoulder, I went straight out, found an
arnica product, and gave it a try. The results were amazing.
When I woke up, the pain was completely gone. The product I
used was a homeopathic tablet from Hyland called ArnicAid
that I picked up at Whole Foods Market.

So if you're an NBA superstar, or simply a weekend warrior
who overdoes the physical activity resulting in minor aches
and pains, you might find relief with a good quality arnica
product. Jonathan V. Wright, M.D., even suggests that arnica
may be useful after surgery. In a Health eTips e-letter last
July, Dr. Wright wrote: "As soon as possible after surgery,
take arnica montana - four pellets under the tongue (no food
or water at the same time) every one to three hours according
to the degree of pain. Arnica is an herb with anti-bacterial
and anti-inflammatory qualities that can reduce pain and
swelling and improve wound healing."

Also, our colleagues at NorthStar Nutritionals just recently
introduced a new topical product that contains arnica called
Pain Defense Plus - an herbal oil that HSI Panelist Jon
Barron helped develop. You can use the link below for more
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One word of caution, however: I found a source that claims
arnica can stimulate blood circulation and may raise blood
pressure. So to be absolutely safe, check with your doctor
before using any arnica product. And, just to be extra safe,
check with him before picking up a basketball for the first
time in 15 years, too.

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.. and another thing

How cautious should you be when taking a pharmaceutical
purely for preventive measures? That depends on whom you ask.

I have a quick postscript to the e-Alert "Breathing a Word"
(9/17/03) that examined a recent article in The National
Review magazine online. The author of the article, Dr.
Elizabeth Whelan, attempts to make a case for allowing drug
company promotions to state "off label" health claims about
certain drugs before thorough clinical testing is completed.
In Dr. Whelan's view, if a drug APPEARS to be a life-saver,
then doctors should not delay in prescribing it to their
patients.

Dr. Whelan singles out the drug Evista - a "designer
estrogen" prescribed to address menopausal symptoms. Based on
what she calls "mounting evidence" (not conclusive or
overwhelming evidence) and one expert who states that
Evista "clearly reduces the risk of breast cancer," Dr.
Whelan complains about a "blackout" on this "exciting,
potentially life-saving" information. She compares Evista to
a similar drug, tamoxifen, "which has already been approved
to treat breast cancer and reduce risk in high-risk women."

Tamoxifen? Bad call.

This week I happened across a study in the Journal of the
National Cancer Institute titled "Estimates of the Number of
U.S. Women Who Could Benefit From Tamoxifen for Breast Cancer
Chemoprevention." Applying a benefit/risk ratio, the
researchers concluded that 5 percent of white women and less
than 1 percent of black women would be potential candidates
for chemoprevention with tamoxifen.

Why so few? The side effects tell the story. According to
Breastcancer.org, most of the side effects of tamoxifen are
not life threatening, but "they may still decrease your
quality of life, sometimes to a considerable degree." That's
because tamoxifen may bring on premature menopause along with
symptoms such as hot flashes, nausea, vomiting, weight gain,
mood swings, depression and loss of energy. And those are
only the annoying side effects. The two dangerous side
effects are an increased risk of blood clots and endometrial
cancer.

Evista's side effects also include mood swings, hot flashes,
an increased risk of blood clots, and Evista has been shown
to cause some postmenopausal women to begin menstruating
again.

Are these acceptable sacrifices when trying to prevent a
disease?

As I said, that depends on whom you ask.

To Your Good Health,

Jenny Thompson
Health Sciences Institute

Sources:
"New Study Supports Use of Arnica to Reduce Brusing" News
From the British Pharmaceutical Conference 2003, 9/15/03,
rpsgb.org
"Herbal Remedy Secret Uncovered" BBC News, 9/15/03, bbc.co.uk
"Arnica Found to Contain Potent Anti-Inflammatory Agent"
NutraIngredients.com, 9/17/03, nutraingredients.com
"That's What You Zinc" Jonathan V. Wright, M.D., Health
eTips, 7/14/03, wrightnewsletter.com
"The FDA Could be Hazardous to Your Health" Dr. Elizabeth
Whelan, National Review Online, 8/21/03, nationalreview.com
"Estimates of the Number of U.S. Women Who Could Benefit From
Tamoxifen for Breast Cancer Chemoprevention" Journal of the
National Cancer Institute, Vol. 95, No. 7, 526-532, 4/2/03,
jncicancerspectrum.oupjournals.org
"Drug Treatments to Prevent Breast Cancer" OB/GYN Clinical
Alert, Thomson American Health Consultants, 4/1/03,
ahcpub.com
"Side Effects of Tamoxifen" Breastcancer.org

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