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How to Take your Basal Body Temperature

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Jen Allbritton, CN

Materials needed Basal body thermometer Procedure: Shake down the thermometer to below 95°F and place it by your bed before going to sleep at night. Upon waking, place the thermometer in your armpit for a full 10 minutes. It is...



Posted 01/01/70
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Jen Allbritton, CN

What is a Gland and Glandular Therapy?

A gland is defined as an organ that secretes substances into the blood or elsewhere in the body. The endocrine glands (including the pineal, pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, thymus, adrenal, pancreas, testes and ovaries) secrete hormones directly into the blood stream. Although not technically glands, other organs of the body are commonly referred to as “glandulars” when they are consumed as supplements. For example, tissue extracts of the heart, spleen, prostate, uterus, brain, and other tissues are often used in “glandular therapy.” Glandular therapy refers to the use of animal tissues to try to enhance the function of, or mimic the...

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