Allergies on top of everything else?

If you are within 20 feet of another person, you probably don’t feel comfortable sneezing right now, even if it is from allergies. The good news is there are many natural allergy interventions that also support the immune system. Differences between Allergy symptoms and COVID-19? Are you analyzing every sneeze and cough right now? AContinue reading “Allergies on top of everything else?”

Beyond Thieves Oil for Seasonal Wellness

Patient questions made me realize it was time to repost this blog. If you end up getting creative and designing your own blend, let me know what herbs you use! Yes, you can use herbs and essential oils to help kill bacteria and fight off wintertime infections. Many companies make blends of essential oils knownContinue reading “Beyond Thieves Oil for Seasonal Wellness”

Serious Steps for Coronavirus Prevention

My letter about the Coronavirus was printed on the opinion page of a newspaper in my region. I was concerned, as was the author of the article I cited, that people were making unsubstantiated promises about how natural remedies could cure Coronavirus. Here are some of the natural interventions I will consider for prevention: ResearchContinue reading “Serious Steps for Coronavirus Prevention”

Autism Spectrum Support

Do you know anyone with Autism or Asperger’s that needs a new perspective? There are natural interventions that can help them be their best. Check out my recent interview on Mother’s Guide Through Autism podcast to learn more. I discuss how genetics, environment, gut health, hidden infections, and many different factors may be contributing toContinue reading “Autism Spectrum Support”

Sugar is a Toxin

Do your New Year’s resolutions or health goals include? Losing weight Being healthier Having more energy Detoxification Helping your brain stay sharper Being happier Having clearer skin Getting better sleep Saving money Not getting diabetes like your grandmother Well, maybe your resolution wasn’t as specific as this last one, but these are just some ofContinue reading “Sugar is a Toxin”

Add Homeopathy to Your Spring Cleanse

Any time of year is a good time to think about doing a detoxification protocol, but spring especially so. Winter can be a time when we accumulate more toxins due to being less active and sweating less. A comprehensive detoxification plan includes diet, exercise, herbs, and dietary supplements. Now, we also understand how homeopathic remediesContinue reading “Add Homeopathy to Your Spring Cleanse”

Stay Hydrated and Enjoy Water

Warmer days are here so it is an important time to make sure we are drinking enough water. It is extremely important that we stay hydrated all year round. Adequate water helps flush toxins out of our body and keeps our skin and joints healthy. During the summer, dehydration can contribute to heat exhaustion andContinue reading “Stay Hydrated and Enjoy Water”

Cacao Nibs Unlock Chocolate’s Heart Health Secrets

What is the difference between cacao and cocoa? Marketing. Theobroma cacao is scientific name of the plant that produces cocoa or cacao beans, and therefore chocolate. Any product made from it could be called cacao. Usually, the term cacao is used to differentiate the raw forms of chocolate, while cocoa mostly refers to the powderContinue reading “Cacao Nibs Unlock Chocolate’s Heart Health Secrets”

Herbal Supplements: Sorting the good from the bad

Don’t waste your time on worthless supplements. I have warned many of my patients away from the low quality supplements sold at some large discount retailers that I will not name here. A recent investigation in New York indicates that my warnings were right. They found that only 1 out of 5 herbal supplements fromContinue reading “Herbal Supplements: Sorting the good from the bad”