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Sleep Issues and Chronic Disease

Sleep issues and chronic disease. Is the lack of a good night’s rest the simple answer to your problems? The Consequences of Poor Sleep Did you know there is such thing as World Sleep Day? This important day falls in March to draw attention to the issue of sleep...

Antibiotics

Antibiotics - Necessary but Overused Overuse of antibiotics can not only cause resistance but in the end, can potentially do more harm than good.  The rates of antibiotic prescription levels are disturbing.  Center for Disease Control Researchers conducted a study...

What Are the Best Sources of Fiber?

The Best Sources of Fiber Aren't from Added Fiber What are the best sources of fiber available? Have you noticed the labels of the white bread and the cereals on supermarket shelves that read “good source of fiber”? Now read the nutrition label – three grams. That’s...

Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

Why can’t I lose weight?  I hear this question all day long, so I decided to write a pointed answer to this common question. Common knowledge is that is you cut calories, you will eventually lose weight.  The thought is that if you burn more calories than you consume,...

Introduction to Thermography

History of Breast Thermography In 1982 the FDA approved breast thermography as an adjunctive diagnostic breast cancer screening procedure. Since the late 1950s, Breast cancer thermography has been the subject of extensive research. For example: more than 800...

Lyme Disease and Other Chronic Infections

Is it Lyme Disease or is it Lyme Like Disease Symptoms? Here is a case study of a patient of mine who thought she had Lyme Disease, but actually had Lyme like disease symptoms: Nagging stomach pain was the main reason Andrea came in to see me two years ago. She had...

Revisiting the Healthy Morning Beverage

Revisiting the Healthy Morning Beverage

Are you looking for healthy morning beverage ideas? Or maybe a makeover to your current morning beverage? Well, I'm still at it. And you know I do love my healthy morning beverage. But perhaps you also know how I like to switch things up... A couple of months ago,...

Lyme Disease and Nutritional Deficiencies

Lyme Disease and Vitamin Deficiency Lyme disease and vitamin deficiency can look very similar. To illustrate, here is an example of a patient who thought she had Lyme disease but actually had a nutritional deficiency: Alyssa, a 15-year-old female, came to our office....

The Paleo Diet in a Nutshell

The Paleo Diet in a Nutshell

So recently someone asked me to explain the paleo diet in a nutshell. By far, my favorite diet to prescribe in my office is the Paleo diet. Why is that? Well, there are a number of reasons. Why the Paleo Diet is My Favorite Healing Diet It's low antigen, meaning that...

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