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Why Fast?

Long gone are the days when the benefits of fasting are ascribed to some vague nonsense about “detox” or “cleansing.” The problem with claims of “detoxification,” are that no one can ever identify what toxins are being eliminated. 1,524 more words


How to strengthen your immune system with acupuncture

A frequently asked question in my clinic is whether acupuncture can strengthen the Immune System. The answer is yes…it is amazing at doing this.

Your immune system is your body’s security detail – the cells tissues and organs that comprise it help repel foreign invaders like bacteria, parasites and other microbes that can cause infections. 470 more words


The basics of staying healthy when everybody is sick

Everybody has something right now. It’s flu season, cold season, and basic communicative crud season. Those who aren’t sick are disinfecting like crazy, trying to keep from getting it all. 655 more words

Food And Diet

Stormy Days

Sorry it has been a while since I have blogged. JJ is going through some tough stuff and ultimately when he is not doing well I blame it on myself. 730 more words


Time to Detox

People are obsessed with detoxing their bodies.

Do you think it is normal to do this?

I certainly do not think it is normal in fact it is very harmful to force your body to detox. 490 more words

Self Help

NIH scientists find microbes on the skin of mice promote tissue healing, immunity

Insights may inform wound management techniques.

Beneficial bacteria(link is external) on the skin of lab mice work with the animals’ immune systems to defend against disease-causing microbes and accelerate wound healing, according to new research from scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health. 311 more words


It has a name!

So today I went to the maternal fetal medicine doctor. He’s a doctor specializing in high risk pregnancies. (No, I’m not currently pregnant) This was a follow up to the blood issues I had when Brie was born. 497 more words