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Health Tips

Feb2019

Pediatric Functional Medicine

By |February, 2019|Health Tips|

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 from addressing symptoms with the goal of treating the underlying [...]

Feb2019

Oxalates: The IBS Trigger No One is Talking About

By |February, 2019|Health Tips|

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 cause of systemic inflammation. The following symptoms can be caused [...]

Dec2018

Causes of Anxiety

By |December, 2018|Health Tips|

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 two categories, but the truth is there is no clear [...]

Nov2018

Low Sex Drive in Women

By |November, 2018|Health Tips|

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 felt low!). The good news is, we can troubleshoot the [...]

Oct2018

Hair Loss Causes and Treatments

By |October, 2018|Health Tips|

Hair Loss Causes and Treatments I’ve had several hair loss episodes and am in the midst of one right now. We, women, tend to be especially attached to our hair. It’s a symbol of beauty and femininity for most. In the past, hair loss has put me into a state of panic. While I’m certainly not happy it’s happening again, I feel less attached this [...]

Oct2018

Physical Symptoms of Anxiety

By |October, 2018|Health Tips|

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 tract are notorious for causing changes in mood. Heart conditions, [...]