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How to Treat the Flu with Homeopathy

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 10:25 No Comments

If you do get the flu, homeopathy is a great, non-toxic, incredibly effective way to get rid of it. The trick to using homeopathy is finding the remedy that is right for your flu. It is not based on the bug that you caught. It is based on how your body has responded, and what […]

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The Flu is Not a Season!!! 

Monday, December 14, 2015 17:55 No Comments

The flu is a viral infection that invades your body because your immune system isn’t strong enough to quickly fight it off. Here are some quick reminders about the things that lower your immune system, leaving you more susceptible to getting the flu: Stress Sugar Not Sleeping well Low nutrition from eating nutrient-absent foods Low […]

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Your body will say YES….until it can’t.

Monday, December 14, 2015 14:24 No Comments

I just saw a post on “The Oatmeal” with a picture of a mug that says “A Nice Big Cup of Nope”. I know we’ve all had those days, or nights, or moments. Even though you want to say “no”, how often do you say “yes” anyway? I tend to do this a lot. Sometimes […]

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Food Sensitivities Versus Allergies

Sunday, December 13, 2015 22:38 No Comments

What is the difference between a food sensitivity and an an actual allergy? To put it simply, I believe that sensitivities are reactions that develop over time, versus allergies which are more of an inherent, genetic reaction. My second belief is that if a sensitivity can develop, it can also be healed. Allergies are something […]

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You Know you Live with a Naturopathic Doctor When…

Friday, December 11, 2015 21:39 No Comments

You know you live withe a Naturopathic Doctor when: You eat a food you are sensitive to, and your housemate hands you a digestive enzyme and some glutamine. Your wine always comes with a side of Molybdenum When you splurge on organic, free-range chicken and dairy-free cheese, and she makes kale chips, so you have […]

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How to Stay Balanced While On Birth Control Pills

Thursday, December 10, 2015 21:24 No Comments

Most medications deplete a few or many nutrients from your body, whether as a part of the way they function, or as a side effect of their intent. Today I want to give you a quick reminder for the basic nutrients that Birth Control Pills deplete. Keep in mind that each type of pill is […]

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Waiting on a Turtle (or “My Medical Degree Versus Google”)

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 21:55 No Comments

It is day 3. We think she’s ready, but how do we really know? She seems more tired tonight, but is it just that inward concentration that women find when they are about to give birth? WE HAVE NO IDEA! But we’re guessing, and we’re encouraging her, and we’re soothing her, and we’re patiently waiting. […]

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Don’t Cook with Olive Oil

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 9:53 No Comments

It’s true. I’m a Naturopathic Doctor who knows the amazing health benefits of olive oil, and I’m telling you NOT to cook with it. Bear with me. It is very simple. Olive Oil is great for you, as long as it is not heated to its smoking point. Once you reach this point, every benefit […]

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Did I “Survive” Cancer? (and a little advice)

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 18:12 No Comments

December 7th, 1999. For all of us, this date was important because it was the 58th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. For me, this is also the day I took my Biochemistry final during my first quarter of medical school. It was one of the hardest exams of my life and I managed […]

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6 of My Favorite Ways to Heal Your Adrenal Glands

Monday, December 7, 2015 18:54 No Comments

Are you tired? Do you feel like your adrenals have fallen into a hole and they can’t get out? Here are some of my favorite things to help: 1. Eat Salt – Many people with fatigue crave salt. In my opinion, you should eat it! Especially if it is truly a good Himalayan salt (not […]

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