May 2019

Why You Need to Parasite Cleanse


Why You Need to Parasite Cleanse Who Has Parasites? Probably you, and it might be time for a parasite cleanse. Nearly everyone has parasites at some point. Hookworms, tapeworms, pinworms, roundworms, and threadworms are the most common infections in the United States. Think you only get parasites from traveling to third-world countries? Think again! You get [...]

Why You Need to Parasite Cleanse2019-06-05T20:52:23-06:00
Apr 2019

Understanding Stress: The Freeze Response


Understanding Stress: The Freeze Response I have strong hermit tendencies. Especially when I’m in a funk, I retreat. I’ve been like this since I was a little girl. If I was hurt or sad, I would curl into a little ball and hide. I didn’t want anyone to help me, touch me, even look at [...]

Understanding Stress: The Freeze Response2019-04-24T11:05:09-06:00
Apr 2019

Epstein Barr Virus: Symptoms, Testing, Treatment


Epstein Barr Virus: Symptoms, Testing, Treatment The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is epidemic. Over 90% of adults have antibodies that show they have a current or past EBV infection. Acute infections are often asymptomatic. In 30-50% of adolescents with immunocompromise, EBV manifests as mononucleosis. Primary EBV infections occur at a young age for most. EBV can [...]

Epstein Barr Virus: Symptoms, Testing, Treatment2019-06-06T07:48:00-06:00
Feb 2019

Pediatric Functional Medicine


Pediatric Functional Medicine I believe in sparing kids from unnecessary medication and medical procedures. We can do so much to protect our children's health (especially from antibiotics) by educating ourselves on safer natural options. Education on safe alternatives helps us avoid succumbing to fear-driven marketing when it comes to pediatric healthcare. Children, like adults, benefit [...]

Pediatric Functional Medicine2019-02-27T11:24:51-06:00
Feb 2019

Oxalates: The IBS Trigger No One is Talking About


Oxalates: The IBS Trigger No One is Talking About Did you know that eating too many almonds could trigger joint pain, headaches, and IBS? Your green smoothie with 3 handfuls of raw spinach and soy milk can cause the same problem. It's all because of oxalates. High-oxalate Symptoms Eating a high-oxalate diet can be a [...]

Oxalates: The IBS Trigger No One is Talking About2019-02-14T13:53:35-06:00
Dec 2018

Causes of Anxiety


Causes of Anxiety Anxiety can be caused by a huge range of physical, spiritual, and psychological triggers. Anxiety is simply one way that our mind and body communicate that attention is needed to create balance again. Below are some of the causes of anxiety and suggestions for how to rebalance. I have separated these into [...]

Causes of Anxiety2019-06-06T15:48:12-06:00
Nov 2018

Low Sex Drive in Women


Low Sex Drive in Women I hear many women of all ages in my practice bemoaning their non-existent or low sex drive. What’s the deal? Sexual desire, particularly in women is a complicated issue. There are emotional, spiritual, physical, and psychological reasons why libido may not be where it once was (or perhaps it has always [...]

Low Sex Drive in Women2018-12-19T16:34:58-06:00
Oct 2018

Physical Symptoms of Anxiety


Physical Symptoms of Anxiety Anxiety can manifest as a number of physical symptoms. It is helpful to be able to identify the physical symptoms of anxiety so that you can interrupt the stress response quickly.  It is also possible for certain physical conditions to cause anxiety. For example, gut infections and inflammation in the GI [...]

Physical Symptoms of Anxiety2019-06-06T15:47:15-06:00
Oct 2018

Travel Tips and Tricks from a Wellness Pro


Travel Tips and Tricks from a Wellness Pro Stay Healthy While Flying Many people find themselves starting or ending trips with a cold due to the exposure to germs and poor air, water, and food quality available in airports and on planes. I have some travel tips on how to stay healthy while flying. Fasting [...]

Travel Tips and Tricks from a Wellness Pro2018-11-01T13:02:32-06:00