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Forever Chemicals and Fast Food Wrappers

Forever Chemicals and Fast Food Wrappers

New reports have found "forever chemicals" in fast food wrappers- Here's how that affects your health and what you can do about it.
Strategies for a Successful Night’s Sleep!

Strategies for a Successful Night’s Sleep!

In our last blog article, we examined the healing effects of sleep. How sleep recharges your brain and rebuilds your body every night. In this article, we’ll focus on strategies for ensuring a good night’s rest. 
The Healing Effects of Sleep

The Healing Effects of Sleep

I’m sure you’ve heard it over and over “Get more sleep!” or “You’ll get sick if you don’t get more sleep!”. While those things certainly can be true, I’d rather focus on the benefits of sleep in this article instead of the dire warnings that are aimed at those that don’t get enough. It is true enough that lack of sleep can contribute to a number of conditions and ailments, from high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, and an increased risk of a heart attack. Getting enough sleep can certainly help decrease the risk of these things, but why? How does sleep make the body stronger? What role does sleep play in overall health?
Far Infrared Saunas For Health!

Far Infrared Saunas For Health!

Today’s modern saunas are far more comfortable than some of the ancient varieties. Heat is much more controllable, dry saunas can avoid the choking steam that can make it hard to breathe, and best of all, infrared saunas, particularly Far Infrared Saunas (FIRS) can offer a much more comfortable experience with no steam, lower heat levels, and safe directed radiant heat that can be tolerated longer and relaxes the whole body while treating a variety of conditions.
Diabetic Staph Infections

Diabetic Staph Infections

If you are diabetic, you are even more at risk from Staph infections. There are a variety of Staph infections, but Staphylococcus aureus is the one of most concern here because it is the most commonly dangerous, and because it has a few almost unique features that separate it from other Staph infections.  S. aureus can thrive in the low oxygen environment of an infection by competing with the body's own phagocytes (that fight infection) for glucose and winning that competition.
Functional Medicine for Hearing Loss

Functional Medicine for Hearing Loss

You may already have at least some hearing loss and not realize it, particularly if you are male. Perhaps you’ve been to too many loud concerts, work a job with loud background noise, or are entering middle age. A hearing test should be part of everyone’s preventative health regimen, especially as you age, yet a recent survey reported by the NIH found that among those aged 50 to 80, twice as many were planning a visit for their pet to a veterinarian as were planning to get their hearing checked.
Embracing the Elimination Diet!

Embracing the Elimination Diet!

What is meant by an elimination diet? An elimination diet is usually recommended as a way to get to the root of which foods may be giving your body problems. Those problems can be myriad, as which foods we eat can cause all sorts of reactions in the body.
Enzymes and Health

Enzymes and Health

Enzymes have a role in everything we do in life. Enzymes are protein-based substances found in every cell of every living plant and animal, including the human body. Without enzymes, the grass or trees would not grow, seeds would not sprout nor would flowers bloom, and beer and wine could not ferment.
Long-haul COVID Treatment

Long-haul COVID Treatment

While most individuals who get COVID-19 may recover within weeks of contracting the virus, some may experience new or ongoing health conditions after being infected. These conditions are often referred to as long-haul COVID or chronic COVID and can happen to anyone who has had the virus, even if their case was mild or they were asymptomatic.
7 Strategies to Detoxify Your Body

7 Strategies to Detoxify Your Body

Air pollution, cigarette smoke, heavy metals, pesticides, chemicals, plastics… Let’s be real, we are exposed to more toxins than ever before in our human history. It’s just too much for your poor body. The good news is that you can improve your body’s detoxification system naturally with the help of certain dietary and lifestyle strategies. Today, we want to talk about our top 7 strategies to detoxify your body.
Food Allergies: Testing and Solutions

Food Allergies: Testing and Solutions

We see patients with food allergies and food sensitivities at our office all the time. The good news is that once we identify your food allergies and food sensitivities, we can come up with a plan to improve your health naturally. Spoiler alert: once you improve your gut, you may be able to reintroduce these foods without symptoms.
7 Tips on Reducing Inflammation

7 Tips on Reducing Inflammation

Are you dealing with fatigue, low energy, muscle pains, headaches, digestive discomfort, or other nagging symptoms? You are not alone. We see these complaints at our clinic every day. The root cause of these chronic symptoms is usually inflammation. Don’t worry. You can reduce inflammation in your body naturally with the help of some simple dietary and lifestyle strategies. Let’s dive in and learn about our 7 tips on how to reduce inflammation in the body naturally.