As a holistic healthcare provider, I understand the medical and emotional sides of many symptoms and the dis-ease processes. What you may not know, is that I’ve been a patient as well. Twenty-one years ago, I had horrible symptoms of fibromyalgia. Then, years later I developed different symptoms and went misdiagnosed and undiagnosed for years - I had Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Please read on for the story of my healing journey...
A fever response to a virus or bacteria is a sign of a strong and healthy immune system. In my practice, the sickest people are the ones who claimed to never get sick and there are many studies proving the importance of fevers. There is a current concept and practice in Western medicine that fevers are harmful, and the practice is to quell them.
There is a current concept and practice in Western medicine that fevers are harmful, and the practice is to quell them. This may sound odd – but I’m always excited when a patient reports having a fever because I know a secret that your doctor and the media probably is not telling you. I’m going to let you in on it today!
As I promised last week I have three more incredibly important reasons for not having Google be your go-to for medical advice. I’ve seen misinformed patients suffer due to misdiagnosing themselves or by taking the wrong supplement in the wrong dosage and I don’t want this to happen to you.
The Internet is an excellent place to look up geography or international news, purchase airline tickets, and find your aunt on Facebook, but it isn’t the place you should go to receive detailed medical advice.
It’s your annual medical exam, and you know the routine - you spend 5-10 minutes with your doctor or the nurse practitioner/physician’s assistant, they weigh you, then measure your blood pressure and body temperature. If you’re lucky, they order a basic lab panel for 10-30 blood markers, which is fewer than half of what you really need for quality insight into your health.
We are all aging... I know there are surgeries, potions and supplements to counter the affects of aging. I’d rather grow old gracefully, naturally and surgery-free. I’m less worried about how I look and more concerned with my health – the healthier I am the better I look! I found something that can work with both health and your looks… Keep reading to find out more about this natural magic ingredient.
About 75% of your immune system comes from your gut. So your gut health is essential in the functioning and balance of your immune system. An autoimmune issue may be lurking and you won't even know it until it's possibly too late.