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Do You Suffer From A Folate Deficiency?

Folate is one of the most essential nutrients needed during rapid cell division and growth; therefore, it comes as no surprise that pregnancy doubles the need for dietary folates. Folate also plays a significant role in helping to maintain proper homocysteine levels. Symptoms of deficiency include:  Getting Sick / Poor Immune Function Chronic Low Energy […]

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What Is Leaky Gut Syndrome?

Leaky Gut is a condition where bowel toxins enter the bloodstream. The major causative agents are antibiotics and over-the-counter drugs (e.g. anti-inflammatories such as Ibuprofen and aspirin) which viciously inflame the intestinal lining causing a widening of the spaces between cells, thus leakage.  There are more man-made products, allergies, and stress that changes the normal gut bacteria too. […]

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Turmeric is one of the most studied medicinal herb in all of science

With over 6,000 articles written about the positive effects of turmeric, the most interesting find is that when comparing turmeric to conventional medicine, it’s benefits equal many pharmaceuticals medications. – Anti-inflammatory drugs – Anti-depressants (Prozac) – Chemotherapy – Anti-coagulants (Aspirin) – Pain killers – Diabetes drugs (Metformin) – Arthritis medications – Inflammatory bowel disease drugs […]

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Can Congestive Heart Failure Be Reversed?

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If caught at it’s early stages, you can utilize promising natural treatment options that can be incorporated into a program that includes medication and medical management of the disease. Diet is important and what you eat matters. There are also supplements, such as CoQ10, that can provide improvement in patients. What is CoQ10? CoQ10 is a substance […]

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Adrenal Glands Defend Against Stress.

The adrenal glands play an important role in the body. In my last video, I discussed stress and how it can negatively impact health.  Today I’m looking a bit deeper into the science of how our body responds to stressful situations.  The adrenal glands, our primary stress defender, produces cortisol and its related compounds. These […]

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My First Examination Amazes New Patients!

I am always so happy to see that my new patients are universally amazed with the time I spend with them in the initial examination. Clearly conventional healthcare is not addressing the alarming erosion of health.  I KNOW that Integrative Medicine featuring Functional Medicine is a realistic and affordable alternative to improving your chronic health […]

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