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6 Secrets from Eastern Medicine for Natural Summer Immune Health

Studies show we may be healthier during the summer with increased sunlight, more fruits and veggies in our diet, and less time spent indoors, but does that mean you should leave your immune system on autopilot? Immune health during the summer requires supporting unique factors for healthy function, and in this article you’ll find the [...]

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Calm the Fire Within: Foods that Reduce Inflammation

One word I want every patient to know is - INFLAMMATION!  The more we learn about inflammation, the more we recognize that inflammation is the root of some of the most chronic diseases. Need proof? The Department of Health and Human Services and the American Heart Association both show that chronic inflammation is linked to diseases [...]

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6 PCOS Symptoms to Keep an Eye On

Before we talk about PCOS symptoms, it’s important to know what PCOS is.  PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, which is when a woman has an excess of the androgen hormone causing hormones to become imbalanced. PCOS is fairly common and actually becoming an epidemic. Between 1 in 10 women, 1 in 20 in women [...]

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Thyroid Issues: Everything You Need to Know About Your Thyroid

This gland has gotten a lot of attention in recent years, as more people are understanding the key role it plays in helping the body function properly and how it can affect so many other areas of our health. The unfortunate part is that when it’s not working like a fine-oiled machine, thyroid issues can [...]

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Thyroid 101: Thyroid Healing Foods That Nourish

Feeling fatigued and spacey? Are you often cold? Concerned that your hair is thinning? While there are many potential root causes to these symptoms, one of the first things I check is thyroid function. If your thyroid isn’t functioning well, you aren’t functioning well. This is when it's time to include thyroid healing foods into [...]

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Kitchen Cures: Foods to Reduce Thyroid Symptoms

The thyroid seems to have a snowball effect on almost everything with thyroid symptoms including sluggishness, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss-- all leading to an effect on your quality of life. Every day I see patients who suffer from thyroid issues. Whether it’s Hashimotos Disease or simply a sluggish thyroid, if your levels are off, [...]

Can Boozing Really Lower Your Diabetes Risk?

You may have recently seen headlines soaring over a new study that seemingly reveals drinking alcohol can lower an individual’s risk of type 2 diabetes. But before you hit the liquor or wine store, let me tell you, there’s a lot more to this study’s findings than many news outlets care to fully explain. This [...]

An Unconventional Letter to Dads {for moms to read too}

While Father's Day sentiments still linger, and it may seem like just another commercial holiday, I think it is an amazing opportunity to acknowledge what often is not discussed:  the importance of dads in our lives and the impression and the imprint they leave on us forever. I have not, admittedly yet unintentionally, been the [...]

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Getting Enough Omega Fatty Acids May Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

We’ve known for quite some time the countless benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, which occur naturally in foods like fish, meat, eggs, nuts, and seeds. And, both professionally and personally, I can never stop recommending incorporating adequate amounts of omega fatty acids in your daily diet—especially considering the fact that we, in the Western world, [...]