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EMR Protection

I have been concerned about electromagnetic radiation for some time, long before the cell towers and cordless phones invaded our lives. I live in an old house with unshielded wiring. I have been using MRET technology and tubular cell phone headsets to shield my family and clients.

Read about it on Karen"s EMR Protection Page.

Focus and Dreamwave Entrainment CDs and MP3s

I love these programs which let you use your dreams consciously, develop your insight and improve your focus, all with tones that entrain you and no words.

Dreamwalk Program CD

Insight Program With Gentle Rain MP3

Insight Program With Ocean Sounds MP3

Focus Program With Rain

MP3Writer's Mind CD

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Fig Poultices for Breast Health

fig-greenThis is fresh fig season, and it is a good idea to spend a week, and a baker’s dozen of figs to protect your breasts from lumps.  Poulticing the breasts with fresh figs can make a dramatic difference in your ability to see problems that might need attention, without the distraction of fibrocystic breast conditions.

Figs are rich in pharmacologically active latex and can draw out toxins and stimulate the lymphatic system.  They are cited in the Biblical book of Isaiah where Hezekiah was covered with boils and was cured by poulticing with figs.  I have seen a hot red lump the size of an egg disappear within two weeks of poulticing, and the doctor was unable to find it for biopsy even with an x-ray.  I suggest doing it preventatively for a week each year.

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