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Lyme Disease and Mold: They Often Go Together

I tend to treat a lot of mold biotoxin illness and a good bit of Lyme disease in my practice. I’m not officially “Shoemaker certified” (Dr Ritchie Shoemaker is the pioneer of treatment of biotoxin illnesses), but I borrow many of his treatment approaches. There's a lot of overlap in [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:10+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Comments Off on Lyme Disease and Mold: They Often Go Together

The Key to Weight Loss (Hint: It’s Not Working Out Harder!)

The most common New Year’s resolutions center around weight loss, exercise, and eating healthy.  As we all know, most people grow discouraged, lose their drive, and ultimately give up, only to repeat the cycle the following year.  I'll let you in on a secret: it's not because you are lazy. [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:10+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss|Comments Off on The Key to Weight Loss (Hint: It’s Not Working Out Harder!)

Holiday Survival Strategies

Christmas is nearly upon us! It’s a time of high highs and low lows—in part, the depth of the “lows” is precisely *because* of the high expectations we place upon Christmastime. It’s the “most wonderful time of the year,” right? If Christmas is stressful for you, it’s usually because of [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:11+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Articles|Comments Off on Holiday Survival Strategies

Blueberry Pancakes (Gluten Free, Egg Free, Dairy Free )

Prep Time: 15 min | Total Time: 25 min | Servings: 4 pancakes per cup of pancake mix This makes a great Christmas morning breakfast, even if you're trying to avoid allergens! They still taste fantastic. Not quite candida-friendly, but... can't have everything. INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup brown rice flour 1 /4cup oat bran 1/8 [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:11+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Recipes|Comments Off on Blueberry Pancakes (Gluten Free, Egg Free, Dairy Free )

The Diabetes and Anemia Connection

Anemia is defined as a low red blood cell count or low hemoglobin concentration, though other indications in a CBC (Complete Blood Count) can also suggest this, including the MCV (mean corpuscular volume) and MCH (mean corpuscular hemoglobin) levels. If the MCV and/or MCH are high, it indicates macrocytic anemia, [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:11+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Conditions & Treatments|Comments Off on The Diabetes and Anemia Connection

Nutrients to Help Hair Regrow

TYPES OF HAIR LOSS There are four main types of hair loss: Alopecia areata. Considered an autoimmune disease, though researchers have yet to discover the antibodies involved. Characterized by small hair follicles and slower hair growth. Telogen Effluvium. While some 80% of hair follicles are typically in the growth phase [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:11+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Beauty, Conditions & Treatments, Men's Health, Nutrition, Supplements, Women's Health|3 Comments

Health Benefits of Bee Propolis

Bees don’t just make honey; they also make propolis, which is kind of like a sticky resinous glue to help them patch up the hive. While honey has health benefits all its own, particularly raw honey local to your area, it has its drawbacks too. Honey does convert to glucose in [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:11+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Articles, Supplements|Comments Off on Health Benefits of Bee Propolis

Why PMS Makes You Moody

Any woman who has ever suffered from PMS knows that your hormones play a big role in keeping you happy and balanced. There are several reasons for this. WHY PMS CAN MAKE YOU DEPRESSED Typically estrogen is high during the first half of the cycle (the follicular phase), and then after ovulation, [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:11+00:00 November 25th, 2016|Categories: Articles|Tags: |Comments Off on Why PMS Makes You Moody

Gratitude

It’s a good time of year to stop and give thanks. Last Friday was Veteran’s Day, when we as a nation stopped to give thanks for our armed forces. The men and women who serve and have served sacrifice to protect and preserve our Constitutional freedoms. We may not always [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:11+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Categories: Articles|Comments Off on Gratitude

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