Spring Allergies?

By Taylor Jeffers Spring is here — and so is pollen and other allergens. Spring allergies affect so many of us, let’s take a look at why they arise, and how we can bring our bodies back into peace with our environment. An allergic reaction takes place when pollen, dust, or other particulate matter enters […]

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Favorite Supplements

As a patient, you’ve no doubt been prescribed supplements to help with illnesses or disorders. Ever wonder what the doctors choose for themselves? We did, so we asked them what their favorite go-to supplements are for spring. Here’s what they had to say. Dr. Jena relies on Thorne’s Phytogen, because it “stops a cold in its […]

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Alzheimer’s and Infections?

More evidence in research is showing a link between Alzheimer’s disease and infection — herpes 1, chlamydia, pneumonia, spirochetes, and fungal infections. This is on top of building evidence that implicates infection in mental health disorders. Come see one of our doctors if you have concerns about these issues or if you want preventative care.

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Suffering from Insomnia?

By Autumn Ta, LAc According to Chinese Medicine, there are many causes of insomnia. The specific patterns that cause insomnia are determined for each individual through the intake, pules, and tongue during an office visit. As a general rule insomnia can arise from either relative excess (too much of something, i.e. heat) or relative deficiency (too little of something, i.e. blood). Some of the more common patterns are blood deficiency, yin deficiency, and heat. […]

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Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

Colorectal cancer is one of the easiest cancers to cure if found early. Regular screening is paramount for early detection. If you notice changes in your bowel movements, have lower abdominal pain, or see blood in your stool, I would recommend seeing your doctor for appropriate screening. Preventative Screening Guidelines: Screening begins at age 50 […]

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Love Your Heart

Dear Heart, Because I love you I will: Start my day with 5 minutes of mindful breathing, in gratitude for the new day I will support your circulation by: Putting fiber and unsaturated oil in my diet to keep my cholesterol levels normal To keep you beating steady and strong I will have at least […]

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CoQ10 and Your Heart

If you’ve been diagnosed with high cholesterol, then you’re probably on a statin. Did you know that statins deplete the body of CoQ10? CoQ10 is essential to maintain muscle health, especially the heart muscle! It provides energy so that your cells can function. Statins are not the only drugs to affect the heart — there […]

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World Cancer Day

February 4th was World Cancer Day, and sadly, cancer is still the leading cause of death in the world. Prevention is key to maintaining a healthy environment within your body, as well as the environment surrounding you. This includes limiting, or better yet, eliminating environmental chemicals in your home and work environment. Consider the steps below […]

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Thyroid Awareness

January is Thyroid Awareness Month, but how aware of your thyroid are you? The thyroid is the gland in your body that controls metabolism, basically how you use and burn energy. It is estimated that 20 million Americans currently suffer from some form of thyroid disease and that up to 60% of people don’t even […]

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Turmeric?

Turmeric, a spice familiar to East Indian cuisine, contains a constituent called curcumin. Curcumin has been found to be an amazing anti-inflammatory supplement. It works on multiple pathways within the body so whether you are battling cancer or living with diabetes, this is the supplement you want to include in your daily regimen. In addition […]

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