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Peripheral Neuropathy

Image by Peter Pruzina from Pixabay  Peripheral nerves are those that enervate skin, muscles, and other body tissues. They include motor, sensory, and autonomic nerves. Most of the time when we talk about peripheral neuropathy, we’re referring to the second type: those nerves that transmit touch, pain, heat, and vibration. These are also [...]

By |2020-09-18T07:39:46-07:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments|0 Comments

Maintaining Your Peace

Image by Gabriela Piwowarska from Pixabay  This season has seemed like a marathon, hasn’t it? Most of us can handle the stress of a sprint, with the finish line always in sight. But the very publicized worldwide stressors of 2020 have just seemed to go on and on, adding to the load each [...]

By |2020-09-11T07:41:38-07:00September 11th, 2020|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Resetting Your Circadian Rhythm with Fasting

Image by Monoar Rahman Rony from Pixabay  When an electronic device stops working, what’s the first thing that most of us think to do? Reboot. Hit the reset button. It’s a beautiful solution, because it doesn’t require you to know what’s wrong… often the problem just fixes itself. I wrote here on how fasting [...]

By |2020-09-04T08:03:16-07:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Detox|0 Comments

Melatonin for Pain

Image by Prettysleepy from Pixabay  Most of us think of melatonin as a supplement for insomnia. It’s the hormone that the pineal gland in the brain produces with onset of darkness, and it’s suppressed by the light of daytime (or also artificial lights, particularly artificial blue light—which is one good reason to turn [...]

By |2020-08-21T20:18:51-07:00August 27th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments|0 Comments

Root Cause of Acid Reflux

Guest post by Dr Laura Villa; Image by Comfreak from Pixabay  What is acid reflux? GERD, more commonly known as acid reflux, stands for gastro-esophageal reflux disease. This is very prevalent, affecting up to 27.8% of adults in the United States. It is often mild; however, it can progress and become severe and [...]

By |2020-08-21T09:10:52-07:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments|0 Comments

The Redox (Oxidation / Reduction) Pathways

Image by Ulrike Mai from Pixabay  The prevailing theory of aging, and of many chronic diseases, has to do with oxidative damage. The idea is that matter likes to be both electrically and magnetically neutral: positive charges balanced with negative charges, and electrons (which are electronegative) like to be paired “spin up” and [...]

By |2020-08-14T09:40:43-07:00August 14th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Detox, Nutrition, Supplements|0 Comments

Is my hair loss normal?

Guest post by Dr Laura Villa; Image by Phimchanok Srisuriyamart from Pixabay  Hair loss is something I commonly see in practice. Although it is often not caused by something life-threatening, it can be distressing for many people leading to intense emotional suffering.  What is the normal amount of hair loss? First, let’s talk [...]

By |2020-08-07T08:07:07-07:00August 7th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Beauty, Chronic Illnesses, Conditions & Treatments|0 Comments

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars Naturally

This article is originally posted on Proven Skincare. Image by InspiredImages from Pixabay  Congratulations! Your pimple is gone. The only problem is that you now have a scar where the acne used to be. You can cover it up with makeup, or a random over-the-counter scar treatment, however the ideal solution is to [...]

By |2020-07-31T07:35:28-07:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Articles, Beauty|0 Comments

Did a virus trigger your Hashimoto’s?

Guest post by Dr Laura Villa; Image by Anastasia Gepp from Pixabay  The link between Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and Hashimoto’s What is Hashimoto’s thyroiditis? Hashimoto thyroiditis is a chronic, autoimmune inflammation of the thyroid. It results when the body attacks the cells of the thyroid gland — an autoimmune reaction. It often begins [...]

By |2020-07-24T08:14:10-07:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Conditions & Treatments|0 Comments