The Immunity Bottom Line

The Immunity Bottom Line

Your response to infection is mostly determined by your Body State: IMPROVING: You are more resistant to infection and will respond more effectively if you get sick. WORSENING: You are a magnet for disease and trouble. There is lots of useful information about how to...

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Two Steps to Happiness— Despite Corona

Two Steps to Happiness— Despite Corona

From my many conversations with patients this week, I’d say we’re all just a little freaked out. It’s a combination of the bad things that have already happened (stock market, layoffs, closings, increasing coronavirus cases) and the uncertainty about the bad things...

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Coronavirus Clinic Plan

Coronavirus Clinic Plan

My Coronavirus Plan that is Making Me Happy: I know it’s probably bad form to have any happiness right now, but thinking about how I can make a difference in my patient’s lives while they weather this crisis DOES make me happy! Here’s my plan: Create a safe clinic so...

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Coronavirus Family Policies

Coronavirus Family Policies

Dr. Billiot’s Coronavirus Family Policies I have found it very helpful to put some order into my family life to counter the overwhelming upset and confusion. By following these rules, we all feel safe and more in control. I recommend this for every family! Everyone...

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Personal Virus Safety Rules

Personal Virus Safety Rules

Dr. Billiot’s Personal Safety Rules Wash hands a lot. Keep hand sanitizer, wipes and gloves in the car (all needed for grocery shopping). No one comes in the house unless it’s essential (the plumber!) and not until I’ve questioned them on the phone: “Are you or have...

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COVID-19 Anxiety

COVID-19 Anxiety

I have spoken with many of you who are anxious and upset about the Covid-19 virus. Though this is understandable, I hope to dispel some of your anxiety and give you actual data and accurate information on what the virus is and what you can do to protect yourself and...

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What to Do About COVID-19

What to Do About COVID-19

… we’re not just fighting an epidemic; we’re fighting an infodemic …This is a time for facts, not fear.This is a time for rationality, not rumors. —World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Munich Security Conference, February...

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Help Your Body Fight Disease

We've got a bad flu season still hanging around, weird weather triggering off various colds (in all your coworkers—who continue to come to work) and of course the coronavirus. Here's a primer on how you can adjust a few things in your life to better resist disease and...

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Simple Immune-Boosting Diet that You Can Do

Over the past 25 years, I've developed a diet that effectively boosts the immune system quickly and speeds healing in most patients. I wouldn't call this is a "healthy diet," however. A "healthy diet" would be how a healthy person would eat to stay healthy, right?...

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Thyroid: The Most Overlooked Cause of Poor Health

If you are a woman with a chronic health condition, there’s about a 1 in 3 chance that part of your problem has to do with your thyroid gland. (Men have this problem as well, but less than 10% of those with chronic health problems are thyroid-related). By “chronic...

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Resolving Chronic Health Conditions

Health Care is Failing Worldwide “Six in ten adults in the US have a chronic disease, and four in ten adults have two or more.” CDC How many people (including yourself) do you know with heart disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity, and depression… to name a few. Control...

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The Effects of Stress

Stress and Your Life Fact: Your life is going to present you with mental and physical stress*, probably very frequently! *Stress is a mental or emotional strain or physiological disturbance or damage. How you decide to deal with this inevitable stress can make a huge...

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Standard Process Detox Balance Program

My Favorite Detox? It’s the Standard Process “Detox BalanceTM” program. This is a 28-day program of diet improvements and whole-food supplements in smoothies. Does this “get out all the nasty toxins?” Probably not. What it does with high efficiency for every patient...

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Detoxification: A Very Different View

Detoxification: A Very Different View Detoxification is one of the most cherished tools used by many holistic or alternative healthcare practitioners. It’s an easy to understand concept: we live in a toxic environment, eat toxins in our food, slather toxic personal...

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The Insanity of Disease Prevention

The Insanity of Disease Prevention With heart disease and cancer killing 1.2 million annually (the two leading causes of death in the US), should you be fooled into believing that anything is really known about prevention? If you worry sometimes (or a lot) about...

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Should You Get the Flu Shot?

Should You Get the Flu Shot?

Should You Get the Flu Shot?  Learn the facts and then decide… “Get Your Flu Shot Here” signs have been all over the city since late summer. It’s that time of year when we are bombarded with flu shot advertising encouraging you to get your shot. CVS and Target are...

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Boost Your Immune System

Don’t Get Sick, Boost Your Immune System Mostly I don’t think very much about my immune system… it chugs along keeping me protected and repaired without bringing any attention to itself. That is, until I start to get sick. Then I’m really paying attention to my immune...

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Food Misconceptions

Reading this post will likely improve your health “I eat what I like.” That pretty much sums up the most common reason for food choices I’ve heard. For 25 years I’ve been successfully helping people change their health by educating them about food. From this...

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Caring and Health Care

Have you ever suffered from a lack of caring in the health care system? This could be obvious: a doctor or nurse that treated you impersonally or failed to answer your questions. Or it could be indirect: a failure to diagnose or treat your problem correctly because no...

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Money: The Elephant in the Room

There is a major difference between the costs of holistic health care and the costs for medical care: Medical care: You pay to treat an illness or condition. When a new illness or condition arises, you pay again to treat it. In most cases, treatment of a condition...

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