inflammation

Inflammation – The Silent Killer

In my previous post, Metabolic Syndrome – The Most Common Disease You’ve Never Heard Of, I explained how your body is a complex tapestry of interwoven systems, none of which operate independently. As a functional healthcare practitioner, my goal is to identify and...

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Practitioners Corner: The importance of blood sugar testing

Practitioners Corner: The importance of blood sugar testing

Getting your clients to check their blood sugar could literally save their lives. It’s that important. But what I’ve found from previous programs I’ve taught to practitioners is that many don’t routinely focus on this important baseline test for their clients or even...

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It’s Flu Season – Is Your Immune System Ready?

It’s Flu Season – Is Your Immune System Ready?

As temperatures start to drop and the kids are back in school, it won’t be long until the start of the dreaded flu and cold season. Patients often come to me this time of year when they have already become ill and want to know some holistic things that they can do to...

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Practitioner Corner: Healing Heartburn and GERD

Practitioner Corner: Healing Heartburn and GERD

Clients who tell you that they have heartburn are likely to have GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease). GERD, aka heartburn, is most often caused by too little acid in the stomach, rather than too much acid, as most people believe. When there is not enough acid to...

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