Health Education

Step away from that Xanax

Step away from that Xanax

Stressed out? Angry? In pain? Try this simple solution to calming your fight or flight instincts. Box Breathing: Put your hands on your belly and take a few deep breathes into your belly Focus on breathing down into the belly and not up into the […]

Intermittent Fasting and Circadian Clocks

  We all have an internal clock, the circadian clock (actually many of them, your organs have them too). We are learning that ignoring that clock causes disease and obesity. In modern life, we have artificial light and stimulation (like eating) that throws off the […]

Dying For an Accurate Diagnosis

Dying For an Accurate Diagnosis

Lyme disease is often misdiagnosed as Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Arthritis and even Alzheimer’s Disease. That’s why you need to insist on being tested for it and the 10 other tick-borne viruses common to the United States–and why your independent RN Patient Advocate is so […]

Real Breast Cancer Awareness

I was told it was breast cancer awareness week and to play this game by sharing a secret message to put an emoticon on your social media profile. But instead, I’m going to teach you how to prevent breast cancer. #1 (all cancer) Eat a […]

Can Your Brain Heal Your Body?

Can Your Brain Heal Your Body?

It is called the Placebo Effect and it is a phrase commonly used to discredit therapies in testing as in, “It is no better than a placebo.”  But what does that mean?  The word placebo literally means:  ‘I do nothing.’  The placebo effect is when […]