Mindful Eating Eating is an art, a practice, and should be a pleasure in all cases.The mindfulness movement is a big one and I wanted to dedicate this article to all the teachers who have been trying to teach mindful eating. Because of them, I woke up this morning with a great memory.My [...]
What is the most common elemental deficiency in my practice? Magnesium. This is probably the most underutilized "medicine" out there for restless legs, constipation, kidney stones, leg cramps, menstrual cramps, asthma and many other medical conditions including treatment resistant depression. It has tons of research available to [...]
It’s that time of the year again. Allergies are running rampant, especially in the part of the country where I live, and with that come all the associated sinus infections, runny eyes and perpetual “colds”. Allergies are big business and between all the pharmaceuticals, skin testing and allergy shots, there is [...]
The diagnosis' of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is skyrocketing among primary care physicians.Although I am not the first one to get on my soapbox and holler about dietary modifications, supplementing for deficiencies, and lifestyle changes, I have discovered, through more research and even self experimentation, yet another common thread [...]
More and more “gluten free” is showing up in our food markets, advertising and in daily conversation. This could easily be written off as another food fad much like low fat, low carb, and numerous other recycled food crazes. We may have someone we know that is trying to convince us that “gluten free” is [...]
I am often amazed at the number of patients who feel that due to family history they are doomed to a particular disease. One of the most frightening of these “inevitable” diseases is Alzheimer’s disease.I have some skepticism with “cures” as they suggest we are powerless until the medical industrial complex saves us. I do [...]
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