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Kristin Cox earned her bachelor of science degree from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. In 2001 Dr. Cox graduated from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland Oregon with her Naturopathic Doctorate degree. Soon after graduating Dr. Cox moved back to Alaska where she had spent two years as an AmeriCorps volunteer. Dr. Cox spent her first year in practice at the Holistic...

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l am starting a weight loss program. In the program Buffered crystal vitamin c was recommended. Do you think it will help to tighten my skin ?
Thank you for your question and I am thrilled to learn that you are starting a weight loss program. Vitamin C offers wonderful support to all connective tissue in the body with the skin included. Believe it or not, your skin has amazing elasticity properties and unless you have more than 100 pounds to lose it should return to its normal place after the weight loss....

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Category: Weight Loss
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A girlfriend recommended clove oil for my teething three month old. She said to apply it directly to her gums. It this safe? Should I dilute the oil?
Clove oil does contain natural compounds that can reduce pain when applied topically.  It has a long history of use in dental care primarily for relieving the pain associated with toothaches.  However, it is very important that the clove essential oil be prepared properly or else it can create many more problems than it will help....

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Category: Children
Answered by: Dr. Kristin Cox