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Does Your Health Drag You Down,
But You Can’t Get Answers?

Well, you’re not alone. Not even close to being alone, in fact.

Of course, having plenty of company doesn’t make things better, but it says–loud and clear–that there’s a problem in getting help, and the problem is not you.

Bette Dowdell

Bette Dowdell

• Fatigue seems to be your middle name.

• Perhaps your digestive system spends too much time in turmoil.

• Or maybe your fabulous brain doesn’t work too well. Words are nowhere near the tip of your tongue; they’re not even in the neighborhood.

• And maybe more and more food allergies keep showing up.

• Your muscles hurt, your joints hurt, and life’s less fun.

• Tests say you’re fine, but you know you’re not even close to fine.

Can’t Doctors Fix These Problems?

Doctors are boxed in with way too many rules and regulations. They may want to help, but they have severe limits on what they can do.

It would take an encyclopedia to list all the limits on doctors, limits that keep them from practicing good medicine. And there’s very little they can do about it.

So I Get To Feel Depressed, Achy and Brain-dead for Life?

Well, now, here’s where we get to some really good news. There’s a whole lot you can do to perk up your health. And that’s what I talk about.

You have to learn some stuff–a lot of stuff, in fact–but you’re smart enough to learn it. You will be astonished at all you can do for yourself. As the saying goes, knowledge is power.

Well, What if I Just Want a Little More Energy and a Few Less Pounds?

Whether you have huge health problems or smaller issues that are more irritating than dangerous, my new approach to health is the place for you to learn what it takes to make life better.

My approach to health works at every level.

How does it work? Every day and every night, your body keeps telling you what it needs to live the good life. How? Via symptoms. Beady eyes. A poochy belly. Itchy ears. Assorted bald spots on your legs. Sleep problems. Headaches. And on, and on. As the old, old song said, little things (and some not so little) mean a lot. And your body will keep reminding you even if you ignore all your symptoms or don’t have a clue what they mean.

Knowing what symptoms mean is what I do. Your body loves you, so it tells you, via symptoms, what it needs you to do. And I help you understand what your body’s saying.

Why Should You Listen to Me?

Because I’ve been there and done that. Let me tell you my story.

A month before my first birthday, a drunk driver smashed into our little family car. I suffered a concussion, which left me in a health mess. Doctors kept saying I was fine, but my health wasn’t even close to fine. For years.

Finally, I got my “Oh yeah!” attitude in gear and set out to solve the mystery myself. It took me years of research, but I got the job done.

And now I share the help I wish I had had. Helping others gives meaning to all I went through.

So Why Not Get My Health Emails?

First of all, they’re free. And you can unsubscribe anytime.

Each Tuesday morning, you get a well-researched article, full of good cheer and good information, explaining something about how the body works.

I don’t know what your problems are, but your body does. It talks to you all the time via symptoms. So I help you understand what your symptoms mean and how you can respond. Here’s your chance to learn what your body needs for health.

To get started, type your name and e-mail address below and click on “Sounds Good” to send it along.
As soon as you sign up, you get a mini-report of some typical symptoms that I write about. A lot of them will be surprisingly familiar.

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Here’s what to expect:

1. First, you’ll get an e-mail asking you to confirm your subscription
2. Once you do that, you’ll get an e-mail with the download link for the symptoms list.

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“Bette’s information is accurate and timely. When she wrote about how dangerous fluoride was for a human body, I immediately stopped buying fluoridated toothpaste (our water supply is, thankfully, fluoride-free). Little did I know how quickly my bladder would respond to the absence of fluoride in my body. While I used to have 3-4 Interstitial Cystitis flares a month, I haven’t had but ONE (total!) in over seven months…and that was just because I overdid the chocolate. My bad. Thank you, Bette, for providing relief I didn’t even expect!!.”
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“Not only is Bette funny, she provides knowledgeable information on her website, Facebook page, and emails. I have learned a lot from her downloadable booklets.”
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“I love your no-nonsense, practical approach. Too often people get swamped with medical jargon and the ‘need’ to take medication ? I’ve been down that route! Looking for the root cause of disease and fixing that makes so much more sense and as you say, it’s usually diet!”
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“Dear Bette, I always look forward to your mail. You have more insight than any doctor I know, and the health advice you give is of great value, at least has been so to me. Keep up the good job!”