Natural help for Vertigo using Chiropractic and Homeopathy has gotten me through several incidents of Vertigo. I've had several bouts in the last 18 months. Getting up at night and falling to the right, dizzy, unable to orient spatially. It's scary and a danger for falling. Sometimes Vertigo is diagnosed as BPPV - Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. Vertigo includes dizziness but is not the same as "dizzy spells". Dizziness and ... Keep Reading >
9 Big Causes of Hypothyroidism You May Not Know
What are the causes of hypothyroidism? Is it the thyroid gland itself, another endocrine gland, estrogen dominance or illness? Is low thyroid the problem or the symptom? This is THE key question in a functional wellness practice. Is an issue a symptom of another problem? Or is it the actual key problem that needs to be addressed. This changes the supplements I suggest or the type of tests I run in my Consults. Pros and Cons of Thyroid ... Keep Reading >
Can Eggs Cause Gallbladder Problems?
Can eggs cause Gallbladder Problems? Yes! I have seen many client's digestive and Gallbladder symptoms improve after eliminating eggs. If you've already lost your gall bladder, even more reason to study this connection now. What Does the Gallbladder Do? The liver makes bile and sends it to the Gallbladder under the liver. It concentrates and stores bile until needed to digest fats. The Gallbladder is connected to the top of the small ... Keep Reading >
Heart Disease and Cholesterol | What Does the Science Say?
Heart disease and cholesterol science evidence says that heart disease is both more complex and more simple than eating (or not eating) bacon and eggs. Cholesterol does NOT cause heart disease. Many, many independent studies confirm this. This article explains how even the USDA agreed with this in 2015. Heart Disease and Cholesterol Science? What We Hear #1). Cholesterol causes fatty deposits that clog arteries and impair blood flow, leading ... Keep Reading >
Managing Herpes Without Prescription Medications
Managing Herpes without prescription medications is a goal for my own health and for Clients. The right combination of supplements, diet and stress management can work in acute and recurring infections. The Herpes family is a large one and includes HSV1, HSV2, Shingles, Epstein Barr and ChickenPox (among others). Having struggled with all of these except HSV1 I have learned how to manage them without medications. I have never taken ... Keep Reading >
Are Bone Broth and Collagen Safe with Herpes?
Are bone broth and collagen safe with Herpes or Epstein Barr viruses? If you are using collagen powder or bone broth for your daily soup or smoothie you may be making a mistake. Broth and Collagen can be excellent protein choices when you are well. But if you struggle with recurring Herpes, Shingles or EBV these protein foods feed Retroviruses with high Arginine. Most people are aware that Herpes is activated by stress and high Arginine ... Keep Reading >
The Vital Blood Test for Post-Menopausal Women
This blood test for post-menopausal women may be unfamiliar to you. Your doctor may have never have ordered it or probably ignored it. Vital Ferritin Blood Test for Post-Menopausal Women Ferritin measures the amount of iron stored in the body outside of the red blood cells. Women with no menstrual cycles can accumulate iron in joints, veins, the heart, pancreas and liver. This can cause joint pain, diabetes, hypertension, strokes, ... Keep Reading >
1 in 200 Have Genetic Iron Overload. Are You the ONE?
Genetic iron overload is greatly under-diagnosed. Males over 30 and post-menopausal females may accumulate dangerous amounts of iron in body tissues and never know it. It may be the cause of joint pain, heart disease, liver disease, impotence, diabetes, low immunity and more. 1 in 100 - 200 Americans have the complete genetic mutation for Hemochromatosis. 1 in 9 of European descent may be gene carriers. Are YOU the ONE in the room? Note: ... Keep Reading >
5 Reasons to Fix Your Child’s Stomach Aches
It's important to fix your child's stomach aches. It's surprising how many parents don't realize their kids hurt. Children don't know tummies are not supposed to hurt. They may think it's normal. (That would be the younger me). Or no one ever asked. I always ask kids and teens in my clinic if anything hurts. The question can surprise them, especially if they're seeing me for allergies. But explaining that pain (or constipation, gas, diarrhea) ... Keep Reading >
Emu Oil for Skin and Vaginal Health
I've recently started topical Walkabout Emu Oil for skin and vaginal comfort. I take the oil daily on a bite of food for Vitamin K2 and Omega 3's but had never used it topically until recently. I was treating Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) and needed some pain and inflammation support. But what was safe to use there? AH! Of course, my trusty Walkabout... Walkabout is a completely unique emu product. ALL other commercial emu oil is highly ... Keep Reading >
Best and Worst Foods for Herpes
I have decades of personal experience with the best and worst foods for Herpes. With my Primary Immunodeficiency, my immune system is genetically low. Even with weekly Gamma Globulin infusions I have to watch Herpes food triggers. As I write and speak about in this post and Podcast on Herpes or Shingles, the ratio of the amino acids Arginine to Lysine is the KEY. Arginine feeds all Herpes viruses (including Epstein Barr, Shingles and ... Keep Reading >
How to Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Food
Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome with food, and go for a lasting resolution. If you have diarrhea, oily stools, gas or gut pain, my version of the Elimination Diet and Low Fodmaps Diet for IBS is worth a try. NOTE: THIS WON'T BE EASY BUT THE PAYOFF CAN BE HUGE! IBS at its simplest is just two things: incomplete digestion and improper absorption of food (they're different). Inflammation of the gut and yeast or bacterial overgrowth are part of ... Keep Reading >