Why Do I Feel This Bad? Have you suffered for months or even years with all kinds of random, seemingly unrelated symptoms? Have you been to multiple healthcare providers and still can’t get an answer? Are you discouraged and starting to doubt that your symptoms are even real? I frequently hear this from patients who…

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I arrived at my first Acupuncture appointment exhausted and run down. I was in my first semester of college, and like many other freshmen- I was tired, stressed, and spreading myself thin. My parents had regularly visited our family friend and Acupuncturist, Kim, for their own health concerns. So they suggested that I go to see her.…

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I thought I’d share another one of my favorite recipes from Izabella Wentz’s Hashimoto’s Food Pharmacology book. This soup supports a healthy autoimmune system and includes savory chunks of carrot, celery, and onion plus shredded chicken, a timeless classic. If you’re wanting noodles I recommend tossing some zuchinni noodles in the soup for extra fiber…

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Mental Health conditions affect as many as 1 in 5 adults in an average year, and sadly, 25% or more of our veterans. And please don’t forget about children- according to the CDC, almost 20% of children aged 3-17 suffer from a diagnosable mental illness.  In the current year, with political uncertainty, divisiveness, and Covid-19,…

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Looking for a good way to get some nutrition in your body without stressing your digestive system? Look no further – I’ve laid out the Green Juice detoxifying smoothie recipe from Izabella Wentz’s Hashimoto’s Food Pharmacology in hopes you’ll like it as much as I do. This smoothie is a staple in my diet and…

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With September 29th being National Coffee Day, I thought I would share one of my favorite latte recipes with a seasonal twist! This delicious recipe comes from Izabella Wentz’s amazing “Hashimoto’s Food Pharmacology” book. This recipe promotes health and wellness through offering a caffeine-free, hormone and blood sugar balancing base consisting of coconut milk, maca…

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According to the Sleep Foundation, insomnia affects as much as 50% of the population. If you suffer from this potentially debilitating condition, you are not alone! Getting a good night’s sleep offers a multitude of benefits, including improved immune function, better memory/concentration, better overall health, and improved ability to manage stress. If sleep is so…

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Maybe not, but there sure is compelling evidence that points to inflammation as the cause of a multitude of health conditions and diseases. We live in a society where high levels of stress are common, insomnia affects more than one in three of us, and the standard diet for most of us consists of a drive-thru…

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There are many reasons why Functional Medicine is referred to as “a science whose time has come”.  We live in a toxic, high stress, poor sleep and bad food choices world that is actually making us sick!  Most of us just struggle along – feeling worse and piling up chronic health problems as the years…

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