Natural Healing

Why We Are Sick And How We Can Get Healthy As an alternative practitioner with advanced training in several medical specialties, I see many patients who present with frustration at their state of health and worse – the state of traditional medical care. Many of our patients are frustrated with having a label of one chronic…

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Child Holding Hand Up

New Research Provides More Clues in PANDAS Children who recently had a strep infection and then go on to suddenly develop symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Tourette’s, tics, odd behaviors, emotional instability, and other psychiatric and neurological disorders are believed to have PANDAS. PANDAS stands for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections. In…

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Censored

Google Is Censoring Valid Health Information; Opt For Alternate Search Engines For Better Results Anyone who has learned how to manage Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism or another autoimmune condition will tell you they had to learn it on their own. The vast majority of doctors either do not test for or do not adequately treat Hashimoto’s, an…

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Pancreas

The American Diabetes Association Finally Recommends Low Carb; Still Recommends Foods That Promote Diabetes Although they are more than a couple of decades behind functional medicine, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is finally recommending lower carbohydrate diets for people with diabetes. In functional medicine, we have long seen the deleterious effects of carbohydrate-laden diets on…

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Flossing

Floss Your Teeth Daily To Reduce Your Risk of Stroke You may be familiar with common stroke-prevention strategies: Exercise regularly, eat plenty of vegetables, minimize stress, and keep inflammation at bay. But did you know taking good care of your teeth and gums is a major way to lower stroke risk? A new study has…

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Earth and Smoke Stacks

How To Reduce Your Toxic Burden and Protect Immunity We live in a sea of toxins and we all carry significant amounts of heavy metals and environmental toxins in our bodies. Even if you eat all organic foods, drink filtered water, and use non-toxic home and body products, you will still come in contact with…

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