Haywire Hormones? This Ancient South American Plant May Help

Haywire Hormones?  If so, then you are going to want to keep reading.  There is one ancient South America Plant that may well help relieve those haywire hormone symptoms you have been experiencing.  It is also my number one recommendation to the thousands of women and even men I have treated over the years suffering from hormone related.  Before I tell you what this plant is, it is advised to first consult your health practitioner about any hormone related symptoms you may be experiencing.  Functional Medicine practitioners like myself will always recommend doing a complete evaluation that includes checking your hormone levels.  If you would like to learn more about how… Read More

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6 Ways to Tell If Your Hormones are Out of Balance

Are you wondering if your hormones are out of balance?  Do you wonder what symptoms are associated with hormone imbalance?   I probably don’t have to tell you that abnormal levels of hormones can wreak havoc and can have a negative impact on your quality of life.  Not only are you suffering, but the people who may be around you are as well. Mood swings, for instance, can affect the way a woman treats people in her surroundings. From monthly periods to menopause, it is important to have an understanding of the cause of your hormonal imbalance, including how you should deal with it. You should be able to tell if you are having hormonal imbalance.… Read More

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Hashimoto’s Treatment…….What You Need to Know

Hashimoto’s is a largely an under diagnosed condition affecting more women then men.  It can leave you feeling not like yourself.  You may notice weight gain, mood swings, hair loss, dry skin, constipation, menstrual irregularity, fluid retention, significant fatigue and more.  Many who suffer from this autoimmune condition are frustrated as they don’t feel they are getting the answers they need to not only diagnose this condition, by also to treat Hashimoto’s and Hypothyroidism. If you suspect you have Hashimoto’s, be sure to watch my video, “Hashimoto’s-What Causes It and How to Test for It.  This is a great place to start to learn about some of the presenting features,… Read More

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Obstacles to Combating Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune disease is on the rise.  To make matters worse there are many obstacles to combating autoimmune disease. According to The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA), there are approximately 50 million Americans suffering from autoimmune diseases. That equates to 20 percent of the population! This is a shocking statistic. With over 100 known autoimmune diseases today, autoimmunity has become a major chronic health problem and diagnosis for these diseases are difficult, research is limited, and conventional treatment is often limited to managing symptoms.  Many of the common obstacles found in diagnosing, researching, and treating autoimmune diseases include: -Symptoms can affect several organ systems making it difficult to assign the… Read More

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10 Natural Remedies to Aid Your Digestion

Are you wondering if there are natural remedies to aid your digestion rather then taking a handful of pills?  If so, you are not alone given that many people do suffer from one digestive issue or another.  Examples of digestive issues can be heartburn, constipation, poorly digestive food and more.  Often times when experiencing digestive issues, people will take acid reducing medications, laxative, stool softners, or an array of supplements.  Though these can be of benefit, they can also lead to dependence on these medications and supplements just to keep things moving.  If you are lacking adequate digestive enzymes with eating, have underlying infections, food intolerances or other reasons that… Read More

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Have You Ever Thought About Doing a 23 and Me Test?

Have you ever thought about doing a 23 and Me test?  Many people have done them so they could learn more about their own genes. What is the benefit to this?  Well, it can help you be proactive in potentially preventing a gene from becoming active and you developing a disease.   It is believed that the reason you develop a disease or medical condition is 25% due to your genes and the rest is due to your lifestyle and environmental exposures.   What this means is, you have the ability to impact your DNA.  Knowing more about your genes can help you to make better choices that can impact… Read More

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Break the cycle of autoimmune pain!

Do you or someone you love suffer from autoimmune pain?  Do you fear you may have an autoimmune disease that has not been diagnosed?   Autoimmune diseases and the physical, chemical and emotional pain they create impacts millions around the world. The primary way doctors treat these diseases is to prescribe immune suppressing drugs. Unfortunately, this approach has failed to achieve a meaningful outcome and has created an even greater health crisis–what Dr. Peter Osborne calls “The Prescription Pain Trap”–which you will learn more about during this important event, the Autoimmune Revolution.   WHY ATTEND? Dr. Osborne created The Autoimmune Revolution to help you prevent and reverse autoimmune pain. It’s time… Read More

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Solving the Health Care Crisis, How will the Medical Evolution Affect You?

Health care is evolving.  The Evolution of Medicine Summit is a must listen to, if you want to understand how health care is evolving and how it will have an effect on your health.  Over a year ago I wrote the following post below on the health care crisis.  I thought that with the Evolution of Medicine Summit happening this week, this was a good time to repost. If you have not heard about the Evolution of Medicine Summit, it’s purpose is to shine a light on the work of more than 30 innovators leading the health care field with much needed changes, and set a unique vision for a more… Read More

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