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AWFC Skin Care Splashes Freshness this Spring!

AWFC Skin Care puts the ring in spring! Our valued customers know how we take customer service seriously, and now that it’s spring season, we want to share a relaxing and fun treat to our Facebook fans. AWFC Skin Care has prepared not just one but two incredibly fun Facebook activities for our beloved clients.

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Pollen Allergies and Food Sensitivities

I read an interesting article recently which showed research linking certain pollen allergies to food sensitivities. Up to 70% of people with pollen allergies experience unpleasant reactions to certain foods. This is called ‘Oral Allergy Syndrome” (OAS).  Some common reactions include: * itchy or swollen lips * tingling at the back of throat * scratchiness

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Vegetable Health

Vegetables continue to be a major source of intestinal disease due to contaminants. About 2.2 million Americans get sick every year from contaminated leafy vegetables. Add all products to that list – like fruits and other vegetables- and the number doubles. Everyone is aware that we should wash our vegetables before eating. But not everyone

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Take a Deep Breath

Tax time, long winter, have to find health care insurance, my car is not going to last much longer, my daughter needs braces, my boss wants this report in 2 days…all this leads to STRESS. We all have it. It just is managed by some better than others. Proven techniques for stress management are meditation,

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Heartburn

I haven’t written anything for almost a year. Have had some security issues and finally got resolved. This post is about ‘heartburn’ or acid reflux. There are many causes of this symptom. Some of the causes are very serious and need to be treated by a health care provider – not just an over the

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Natural Cold Remedy

I saw this in Bon Appetit magazine and meant to share – but then couldn’t locate again..now here it is. Am afraid if I don’t post now, I will not find it during the winter ‘cold’ season. Am sure it will also work for those summer colds – which seem to be more annoying and

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Group Sessions

the saying goes “two heads are better than one” We have seen this proven time and again. Especially in health care, groups with similar or same conditions are able to share and help each other. We are starting monthly sessions of groups of 15 – 20 patients with similar diagnosis to share materials and thoughts.

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Allergy Season

The DC metro area is one of the highest allergy rated nationwide. If you are feeling extra fatigue, experiencing nasal congestion or constant throat clearing…ahem…you could be one of this area’s allergan victims. Many of the over the counter antihistamnes will take care of symptoms. If you try the medications for a week and do

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Stomach Virus

If you have had a week’s worth of vomiting/nausea/diarrhea – chances are good you have the norovirus. It’s nasty and it’s in the DC metro area. First – STAY HOME Put yourself on the BRAT diet Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, Toast. Drink only FLAT gingerale or gaterade or ginger tea. NO water as it will increase

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It Works

I have spoken with a few of you about the It Works products. I am so impressed with this company and its products. The longer I use them the better they get. All of the products are made with natural plant materials. There is no “animal testing” done with any products. The new improved vitamin just

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