Disease Prevention

Functional Medicine Approach to COVID-19 and Post COVID-19 Syndrome.

Are you a COVID-19 Long Hauler? What to do if you are. Well, we’re not all the way through this yet-obviously. COVID has taught us a lot over the last year, and continues to do so. We’ve seen what an overburdened medical system looks like. We’ve social distanced for nearly a year. Perhaps one of …

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Are You Vitamin B-12 Deficient?

How many risk factors do YOU have for developing  a B-12 deficiency?  And what are the signs and symptoms. Are you anxious, fatigued, can’t sleep, experience nerve or foot pain. Has your ability to connect the dots diminished or your gait changed? You could have a B-12 deficiency. These signs coupled with the risk factors …

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THIS Is The Secret Sauce…

It would be nice to discover a secret sauce that fixes all that ails us, but most likely that will never happen. In the meantime, there’s something pretty amazing our body makes that comes close. It creates beautiful skin, balances hormones, promotes great bowel movements and digestion, removes toxins, and gets rid of stubborn weight. …

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The Hidden Signs of Becoming Pre-diabetic and Diabetic

How many of them do you have? Take the quiz and find out. Increased belly fat Lots of aches and pains High blood pressure Stubborn weight that just won’t come off Fatigue within 1-2 hours after eating Skin tags Low energy Depression Brain fog Tingling in the extremities Elevated estrogen in men (breasts or elevated …

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Most Things are Fixable-including chronic disease

We just need a different way and approach to do the mending. Back in January (which seems like another time and place all together), I was teaching a series of Functional Medicine and nutrition classes to a group of yoga trainees. One of the students commented on the Functional Medicine approach, “this stuff is really …

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Things That Make Us Crazy, Sick, and Fat! And it’s not Food!

  So you’re devoted to your sunrise salutations, eating organic, getting enough sleep, and getting in your twice weekly meditation/yoga practice. Or at least you’re incorporating  enough of these practices to rightly expect results and yet are still experiencing weight gain, unexplained infertility, chronic fatigue, anxiety/moodiness, poor memory and hot flashes. So what gives? Maybe …

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Ice Cream and Flu Shots! Tis The Season

It’s Flu SHOT Season Everywhere you turn, someone is offering you a flu shot. Rite Aid entices you with free ice cream in exchange for a flu shot. I’ve gotten at least three emails from Kaiser reminding me to get my flu shot. Go to the doctor for any reason and you’ll be offered the …

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