Nicole’s story When we first started working together, a client of mine—I’ll call her Nicole (not her real name)—shared a painful story. Ever since Nicole was little, she had taken care of herself. Her parents were busy, never home and emotionally unavailable. Growing up, Nicole not only cared for herself, but also her younger brother. […]
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After writing a guest post for Jen Sinkler, I was somewhat embroiled in a heated discussion about whether or not “adrenal fatigue” really exists. The argument from the most reasonable critic was this: Adrenal fatigue is not a real condition. We need to stop perpetuating this term. Here is the problem: You’re tired and someone […]
Dr. Doni explains the relationship between heartburn, acid reflux, ulcers, and Leaky Gut, and how reflux medications such as antacids and antibiotics can actually make things worse. Part 8 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut In the first three parts of this series we have taken a broad look at Leaky Gut: what it […]
Dr. Fox responds to the following article: http://www.pm360online.com/estrogen-therapy-linked-to-brain-atrophy-in-women-with-diabetes/ This study, from the WHI data set is a perfect example of the problems with the overall study. The patients could not participate if they were on hormone replacement at the beginning of the study so we are starting with average age of 70 and adding estrogen. […]
Hormone Replacement Therapy For Menopausal Women May Not Dim Memory, May Improve Mood. Dr. Fox responds to the following article: http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-menopause-hormone-replacement-cognition-20150602-story.html The evidence continues to roll out refuting the Mammoth waste of money in the 12 year old WHI (women’s health initiative) study, designed to determine if post menopausal hormone replacement was advantageous for women. […]
“Only About Five Percent of People Who Try to Lose Weight Ultimately Succeed.” That quote is from a Karen Parrott, aka Garden Girl, bloggerMaintaining a loss of 70 lbs for 3.5 years “I feel I’ve been able to maintain my weight loss by doing several things: Daily weighing and treating information like data (with the […]
Depression DIY Guide: Connecting the dots According to the ADAA depression affects approximately 14.8 million American adults, or about 6.7 percent of the U.S. population age 18 and older in a given year. Many who suffer from depression also suffer with anxiety. When I searched to find out how many prescriptions are being written for […]
There is nothing like a great massaged kale salad. When your body is craving greens, this is one of the best kinds of salads to make. This salad is filled with a wide variety of colors and phytonutrients. A perfect salad to go with any meal or have on its own. Click here for printable […]
During an initial intake at Alchemist Clinic, we ask patients lots of questions…gathering as much information as possible so we can plan the best course of treatment. One of the things that strikes me is how, when asking people about eating and drinking habits, quite a few fess up to “not drinking enough water.” The […]
Dr. Jill’s Spinach Berry Smoothie Recipe Don’t skip breakfast! Eating first thing in the morning has a powerful effect on jump starting your metabolism. If you don’t eat within two hours of waking, your metabolism will slow down to conserve energy. Start the day right with this nutrient packed Spinach Berry Smoothie! This delicious smoothie […]