Feb 2019

Pediatric Functional Medicine

2019-02-27T11:24:51-06:00

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

2019-02-14T13:53:35-06:00

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

2018-12-18T10:02:06-06:00

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 Anxiety2018-12-18T10:02:06-06:00
Nov 2018

Low Sex Drive in Women

2018-12-19T16:34:58-06:00

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

2018-10-24T11:50:37-06:00

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 Anxiety2018-10-24T11:50:37-06:00
Oct 2018

Travel Tips and Tricks from a Wellness Pro

2018-11-01T13:02:32-06:00

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
Oct 2018

Metal Element Imbalance

2018-10-03T11:39:38-06:00

Metal Element Imbalance In Traditional Chinese Medicine, having an imbalance of metal element is related to the lung, large intestine, and skin organ systems and meridians. Metal imbalances tend to show up most in the autumn. Acupuncture, diet, and lifestyle interventions all help rebalance symptoms and conditions associated with an imbalance of the metal [...]

Metal Element Imbalance2018-10-03T11:39:38-06:00
Aug 2018

10 Ways to Make More Time for YOU: Essential Time Management Tips

2018-08-28T16:24:44-06:00

10 Ways To Make More Time for YOU: Essential Time Management Tips I used to live in a constant state of overwhelm. Balance was an elusive idea only Instagram celebrities with no real job had achieved. Then I got critical about how I actually spent my time and discovered some creative ways to rearrange [...]

10 Ways to Make More Time for YOU: Essential Time Management Tips2018-08-28T16:24:44-06:00
Aug 2018

Orthorexia and the Dark Side of Healthy Eating

2018-08-18T13:15:06-06:00

Orthorexia and the Dark Side of Healthy Eating Orthorexia describes a specific type of disordered eating—taking the concept of “clean eating” (I have intentionally stopped using this term) too far. It’s when eating foods considered unhealthy causes anxiety, shame, and guilt. Acceptable foods become very limited to only those that fit into a narrow category [...]

Orthorexia and the Dark Side of Healthy Eating2018-08-18T13:15:06-06:00