Do You Ever Think or Say “I Wish I Was Younger”?

Last weekend while out hiking with friends I caught myself thinking “I wish I was younger”.  A friend was proposing a kayaking and camping trip to the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.  Camping and…
May 1, 2024

Overactive Nervous Systems Hijack Your Health…Here’s How…

Your nervous system is wired to protect you.  All day long it learns to recognize and memorize threats. Unfortunately, it mis-interprets danger often. You’re exposed to 80,000 plus toxins a day.  When your system…
April 30, 2024

Is Cortisol Keeping You From Optimal Health?

A March 2024 report stated 1 in 5 women reported their full or part time job work-life balance has worsened over the last year.  Matches what I hear in my office as well! With…
April 25, 2024

I Want to Teach You How to Read Your Basic Labs.

You’re entitled to know the difference between “normal” and “optimized” lab levels. It’s not uncommon for patients to tell me their doctor never called to discuss their labs… …so no news is good news?…
April 24, 2024

Are Your Multiple Food Personalities Messing with Your Blood Sugar?

Research shows 1 in 3 Americans are pre-diabetic. This matches what I see in my practice. In the last decade I’ve seen blood sugar imbalances be the gateway to chronic illnesses.  For many it’s…
April 23, 2024

I Found a Way to Justify My Chocolate Addiction

As a kid I thought dark chocolate was vile.  Somehow in my late 20’s it grew on me.  Kinda like beets, Brussels sprouts, oatmeal and wine. As a newbie naturopathic doctor I used herbs…
April 18, 2024

I Was Shocked When I Saw My Labs

Lab work is a report card for your body. It’s a check in to see how things are going. At least 1-2 times a year I’m assessing blood sugar, cholesterol, electrolytes, inflammation, blood cell…
April 17, 2024

Zone 2 Cardio and Longevity…

A fast metabolism, balanced hormones and a fit physique means nothing if your heart is not healthy.  Zone 2 cardio is the latest buzz phrase in the fitness industry. It’s the zone that’s been…
April 16, 2024

Does Numbness in Your Arms or Hands Wake You up at Night?

Numbness in your arms and hands at night is a warning sign that something is off! It’s not uncommon to experience this when you have a nerve impingement in you neck. But it can…
April 15, 2024

Are Pain and Hormones Connected?

20.4% of US adults over 50 have chronic pain.  Over 1 in 5 women experience chronic pain in their lifetime.  Spikes and drops in hormones can cause pain in men and women. This is…
April 10, 2024

Is Your Sleep Position Causing Pain and Health Issues?

The first 10 minutes of your sleep determine if you get a good night’s sleep or not according to my podcast guest this week.  Your vagus nerve, the nerve that regulates if you are…
April 9, 2024

Why Are You So Tired?

90% of the people I talk to want more energy! For most it’s not the magical B complex or the right herb that will do the trick in the long run. While supplements may…
April 4, 2024