Health Education

Melon-Collie. Depression & Diet

Melon-Collie. Depression & Diet

Study after study affirms–we are what we eat. Diet plays a big role in depression and other forms of mental illness. Sadly, people want the easy shortcut of supplements instead of a diet of real, whole foods, or they refuse to give up the foods […]

Tired of Being Told To Relax? Try This

Stressed out? Angry? In pain? Step away from that Xanax. 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 […]

Knowledge is Power

Phthalates are endocrine disrupters found in prepared and packaged foods and personal care products. that have been linked to asthma, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, breast cancer, obesity, type II diabetes, low IQ, neurodevelopmental issues, behavioral issues, autism spectrum disorders, altered reproductive development and male fertility issues. […]

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 – Lyme Disease

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 some real breast cancer awareness; how to prevent breast cancer. […]

Can Your Brain Heal Your Body?

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 […]