Healing Rheumatoid Arthritis with Natural Medicine

People living with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) compare the pain and inflammation to a fire raging out of control. RA is a chronic, systemic autoimmune disease causing swelling, stiffness, and pain in the joints. It can result in joint deformity and damage to other organs, including the nerves, heart, and lungs. Approximately 1.5 million Americans have... Continue Reading →

How this Simple Habit can Prevent Brain Fog

As summer starts to come in strong, I always like to bring up this simple but vital habit that can help prevent brain fog.  Are you drinking enough water today? Although a simple habit, with over 70% of our  body composed of water, proper hydration is critical. Every single function that our body undergoes requires... Continue Reading →

Key Nutrients to Improve Diabetes

When it comes to Type II Diabetes, there are many natural therapies that can be used to improve your HgA1C and blood sugars as well as reduce or even prevent certain long term side effects of diabetes. With the diabetic epidemic currently leading to a 70% increase in the rate of diabetes seen in adults... Continue Reading →

Natural Ways to Lower Cholesterol

When it comes to cholesterol, patients often tell me it runs in their family and there is nothing they can do about it. Although yes it is true that if high cholesterol runs in your family, it increases your risk of also developing high cholesterol, it doesn't however mean there is nothing you can do... Continue Reading →

Getting Pregnant Naturally

When it comes to infertility, there are many things to consider. Although many couples do not want to discuss their battle with infertility, one in every eight couples will struggle to conceive. Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive or maintain a pregnancy, after trying for 12 months  without medical assistance. Medical assistance can... Continue Reading →

Gut Protection using Marshmellow Root

There's much more to that sweet, fluffy treat we enjoy melted in a s'more or sprinkled atop hot cocoa. Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis) is an ancient herb whose Greek name, Althainean, means "to heal." Ancient Greek and Egyptian healers used Marshmallow flowers and leaves in salads to support healthy digestion. A secretion, known as mucilage, from... Continue Reading →

Is Organic Really Worth it? Show Me the Facts:

Patients often ask me if choosing organic foods is really worth the extra expense.  I often use the Environmental Workers Group's (EWG) comprehensive analysis on the top foods to buy organic when providing recommendations to my patients. The foods highlighted and recommended to avoid contain the highest level of calculated pesticides, when not bought organic.... Continue Reading →

Laughter Therapy

Life can be full of stressful, hectic and difficult moments that cause us to often forget to step back and take a moment to enjoy the simple things in life, whether it be a tasty cup of herbal tea by a window or even sitting back and laughing with a couple of your girlfriends. I... Continue Reading →

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