Are Millennials the Canaries in the Coal Mine?

I just saw some startling statistics from a recent Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) report: After age 27, Millennials chances of major health problems increase sharply Millennials have higher rates of common health conditions than their Gen-X predecessors did at the same...

Recovering from Anxiety & Depression Without Drugs

Anxiety and depression can mess up your life. Mental health problems are not understood at all. Research hasn’t gotten to first base on any of them. Treatment is limited to controlling symptoms, and often the treatment is worse than the disease. Mental Illness Usually...

Feel Wiped Out? Fatigue, Low Attention, Low Enjoyment, Less Life

Fatigue can stealthily invade your life. Fatigue can be a health problem that eats your life’s lunch while you remain unsure of what is happening to you. Your drive and ambition are often still alive, but you can find that opportunities to do anything about them are...

Do You Feel Like Crap? (Functional Bowel Disease)

How many important life events have you had compromised or just ruined by digestive problems? Because you just hurt too much, you felt too bad or couldn’t stray far from a restroom. These problems are termed “Functional Bowel Disease” or “FBD” in conventional...

Stop the Madness of Hormone Problems

If hormone problems have ever made you ill, you know the madness I’m talking about.  If you have ever been sad for so many reasons and for no reason at all, you understand the madness.  If you are a young girl or woman troubled by extremely painful periods, missing...

Nervous System Switching: Health Damage from Tattoos

Nervous System “Switching:” The Stealth Health Disorder Nervous system switching isn’t taught in most medical schools, so your doctor has never heard of it. However, it’s quite common and can have a devastating but hidden effect on your health. It’s usually caused by...

PMS: The Real Reason Medical Science Can’t Cure It

How frustrated are you by your own body? Does it have a stubborn health condition like blood pressure, IBS or PMS? Is it overweight? Is there something about your body that drives you nuts, but you’ve almost given up finding out why or if something could be done about...

Could a Functional Medicine Doctor Fix Your Health?

If you have a chronic health problem and are going to a conventional medical doctor, you may be in trouble. Your problem might be blood pressure, diabetes, depression, hormone problems, thyroid, autoimmune, IBS, GERD or other digestive problem, etc. You may also have...

The Hidden Life of a Holistic Doctor

I’ve been told repeatedly by medical doctors that I have the best doctor job in the world. They tell me, “What you do is what I dreamed of doing when I first decided to be a doctor.” I’ll admit that my job as a holistic doctor is pretty cool, but I didn’t realize what...

Take a Drug and “Hope for the Best”

We live in a society of drugs. The Mayo Clinic reports that 70% of the US population takes at least one prescription medication. Over the counter drugs? We make about 3 billion trips to the store each year to buy them. In my practice, we only use only...