One of the most challenging aspects of my practice is trying to help people recover lost brain function: even when they know they have a problem, and want help for the problem, the path of relief is not straightforward.
Calcium’s role in the body is vast: not only is it the main component of healthy bones, but in all its other locations it participates in the proper balance of electrolytes that facilitate communication between cells as well as the production of
We had a great winter retreat in Arizona this winter, and enjoyed a wide variety of talks. All of which directed themselves one way or another toward a health, ancestral-based, lifestyle.
“It wasn’t even a bad fall, but my wrist just snapped!” The only good news in that pronouncement was that it was her wrist and not her hip. My new patient, Edith, came to see if there were natural solutions for her recently diagnosed osteoporosis. Her wrist was easily set and recovered about 80% of […]
I read a fair amount of medical research, but a topic that always catches my attention is anything related to breast health, specifically preventing breast cancer. Pretty much the same information applies for resolving fibrocystic breast disease or other sources of breast discomfort.
We don’t need to read any statistics, we all know that there are way too many disabled veterans in this country, and that they don’t seem to be getting any effective help. Right now, everything changes. Inspired by the success of a local veteran–Victor Birdseye, who went from disabled vet to CrossFit instructor in 2015–we […]
We are definitely in holiday season, and so it’s time for my annual reminder: take good care of yourself during the holiday season.
We all want strong muscles, regardless of our age or general health. There will be some time in your life, I can assure you without reservation, when muscle strength becomes a real concern for you. Perhaps you’re an athlete, and you want to have a better performance in your chosen sport: you’ll want to make […]
Good sleep is magical, right? We drift gently from the world as we know it and enter another realm. We may battle dragons or empty bed pans or may remember nothing at all. We may sleep through a fire siren or the alarm clock, but we can be awakened with enough effort. And then, we […]
Low carb ketosis for athletes? The long-awaited study by Dr. Jeff Volek (link is external) and team has been released. They studied endurance athletes; endurance is a term that could apply to events as short as rowing a 1K (3-5 minutes) to a 26-mile running marathon. (“Endurance” performance doesn’t apply to quick bursts of energy, […]