The Number One Habit That Causes Insomnia Sleep is definitely trending as a cure-all for many issues. Heart disease, diabetes, strokes, high blood pressure and many other chronic disorders are linked to lack of sleep. Your body has a central clock and a separate clock in each type of cells! Crazy, right? The are three…

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Top 10 Hormone Balancing Tips: PMS, Menopause and Infertility Balance your blood sugar. This alone can re-regulate your cycle, decrease your PMS and Menopausal symptoms alone. Here are my suggestions: Lean Protein, Healthy fats, Vegetables and no more than about 2 cups of fruit. Eat 4-6 times per day. Skipping meals increases cortisol, which breaks down…

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Leaky Gut: The Root of Allergies, Sensitivities and Autoimmune Disorders Having a healthy gut is the first step to reclaiming your health. Think about it, the food and drink that pass your lips, go down your esophagus, into your stomach and through your intestines,  literally become your cells that make up the systems of your…

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Digestive Issues 101 Digestive issues can absolutely disrupt your life! Do you worry about where the nearest bathroom is located? Are you unable to tell anyone because you’re embarrassed?   It can be exhausting! On top of all of that your doctors don’t seem to be much help. I get it.  So, this blog will…

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Balancing Hormones I used to call it Hormone Hell!  My hormone problem was what brought me to Functional Medicine 30 years ago when I was in chiropractic school. I literally had 2 different personalities a month. Dr Jeckyl and Mrs Hyde.  Premenstrual Syndrome wasn’t just premenstrual it was Whole-Month menstrual syndrome. Can you relate? I…

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Get Your Life Back with Functional Medicine Ever been at a party, someone tells you what they do, it’s something complicated and you stand there with a blank look on your face thinking: HUH?? I get that look all the time when I tell people I practice Functional Medicine.  So, to clarify what I do…

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How Does My Thyroid Work? Part 2 What Labs Are Needed to Diagnose Thyroid Problems? Fatigued? Can’t drag yourself out of bed in the morning? Have to take naps to get through your day? Dry skin, hair, nether regions? Constipated? Periods messed up? Mood swings? You have had some labs done, but your doctor tells…

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  Hey Hey y’all!! This is one of my favorite topics.  It’s such a favorite topic I created a free eBook about how to start the healing process if you have Hashimoto’s – the most common cause of hypothyroidism… Anyhow… This is the first in a series about the Thyroid, how it works when it’s…

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How to Become a Morning Person I know, I can hear the groans of the night owls already! Hey, you clicked on this blog, so you must at least be curious. Becoming a morning person is a process, it’s not genetic, it’s a choice.  I heard that eye-roll! Something in your life isn’t working. You…

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Top 5 Time Management Tips What are you doing?  This could be a comment I make to my 5 year old as I discover him doing things that are inappropriate. Or it could be a question you need to ask yourself on a regular basis during the day to discover where you are spending your…

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