September 1, 2020

Cells have 3 membranes: 1. the cell wall that defines cellular structure and maintains integrity 2. the mitochondrial membrane that support the cell's life-energy processes, and 3. the nuclear membrane that protects our genetic code.   Free radicals (also known as reac...

August 28, 2020

How do you get candida overgrowth?  A healthy microbiome (gut bacteria) typically can keep your candida levels in check, however,several factors can cause the candida population to get out of hand:

1. eating a diet high in refined carbohydrates and sugar

2. consuming a l...

December 21, 2019

In my practice, as a functional medicine clinician, I prescribe quite a bit of CBD for a myriad of pathologies. I do not, however, allow any of my clients to begin using CBD until I have reviewed their medication profiles for drug interactions.   The importance of doin...

May 27, 2019

I get asked alot about aging.   Aging is inevitable.   How quickly we age is based on a number of factors.  Genetics (all about triggers), stress, diet, gut health, toxin exposure (detox), free radicals (antioxidants), sleep (sleep deprivation in this country is epidem...

May 8, 2019

Excessive weight loss is epidemic in this country.  Once estrogen dominance, adrenal stress (cortisol) and hypothyroidism have been ruled out what is left is life style which is major reason for weight gain (poor eating habits and no exercise to name a few). I have use...

January 2, 2019

When prescribing or purchasing CBD, in any form, it is very important that a medication profile be reviewed and checked for potential drug interactions.  There are 2 major cyp450 enzymes that metabolize CBD; cyp3a4 (metabolizes most drugs) and cyp2d6.  I recently had a...

November 17, 2018

It is amazing to me that with all my education I had never heard about the endocannabinoid system.  This goes also, for my nurse and physician colleagues.  While it has been know about for quite some time I believe it has been ignored due to its association with THC/ca...

June 25, 2018

We all know that an appropriate weight is critical for overall health.  Despite that, achieving a healthy weight can be extremely difficult (having successfully worked with the HCG diet for a number of years), secondary to various eating disorders, some genetics, lifes...

June 20, 2018

The thyroid gland plays a major role in the metabolism (converting food to energy), growth and development of the human body and is part of the endocrine system that includes sex hormones, growth hormone and the adrenals (ACTH).   Many books, articles, etc have been wr...

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September 1, 2020

Cells have 3 membranes: 1. the cell wall that defines cellular structure and maintains integrity 2. the mitochondrial membrane that support the cell'...

August 28, 2020

How do you get candida overgrowth?  A healthy microbiome (gut bacteria) typically can keep your candida levels in check, however,several factors can...

December 21, 2019

In my practice, as a functional medicine clinician, I prescribe quite a bit of CBD for a myriad of pathologies. I do not, however, allow any of my cl...

May 27, 2019

I get asked alot about aging.   Aging is inevitable.   How quickly we age is based on a number of factors.  Genetics (all about triggers), stress, di...

May 8, 2019

Excessive weight loss is epidemic in this country.  Once estrogen dominance, adrenal stress (cortisol) and hypothyroidism have been ruled out what is...

January 2, 2019

When prescribing or purchasing CBD, in any form, it is very important that a medication profile be reviewed and checked for potential drug interactio...

November 17, 2018

It is amazing to me that with all my education I had never heard about the endocannabinoid system.  This goes also, for my nurse and physician collea...

June 25, 2018

We all know that an appropriate weight is critical for overall health.  Despite that, achieving a healthy weight can be extremely difficult (having s...

June 20, 2018

The thyroid gland plays a major role in the metabolism (converting food to energy), growth and development of the human body and is part of the endoc...

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