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Regenerative Therapies

This is an exciting time in medicine with regenerative therapies that can stimulate the repair and healing of damaged tissues.  For arthritis, muscle strain, ligament sprain, injury or overuse, and more, we now have treatments that can help.  The days of doing nothing but treating the pain or waiting for a surgery are over. RegenerationView Article
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Cancer Protocol

Every patient and every cancer is different, yet there are some common therapies that we have found helpful.  Our cancer protocol is simply meant to be a starting point for most patients. Cancer Development and Treatment Goals Read our article on Cancer Development and Treatment for general understanding of how cancer develops and goals ofView Article
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Advanced Testing to Prevent and Reverse Artery Plaque

Cholesterol is our friend. It’s part of every cell membrane in the body, a good portion of brain material, precursor to our helpful steroid hormones, and involved in the repair of artery wall defects. But, cholesterol is also what makes up the plaques that clog the arteries to the heart leading to a heart attack,View Article
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Fluoride and Bromide containing medications

Mediacations that contain either fluoride or bromide, or both.  Avoid these medications in general, but especially if you have conditions that are worsened by further exposure, such as low thyroid or fluoroquinolone toxicity. Advair (fluticasone) Alphagen (brimonidine) bromide Atrovent (Ipratropium) bromide Avelox (moxifloxacin) Adovart (dulasteride) Celebrex (celecoxib) Celexa (citalopram) both fluoride and bromide Cipro (ciprofloxacin)View Article
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Natural Remedies for Cold and Flu Season

Get ready for cold and flu season as we are in the midst of adenovirus infections with the sore throat, hoarse voice and barky cough, rhinoviruses causing copious nasal drainage and congestion, and the dreaded influenza that leaves many bedridden for a spell.  The good news is there are proven natural remedies you can takeView Article
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Get Your Mojo Going!

Most of us could use a bit more of it.  Some people suffer from a complete lack of it.  Athletes burn a lot with activity and we all need it to maintain a sharp mental state.  What I’m referring to is energy, and in order to move and think, we need it.  Get a littleView Article
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You Probably DO have Food Allergies

It’s true; most of us have varying degrees of health problems caused by the foods we eat. Food allergies or intolerances can lead to many common symptoms and diseases, and surprisingly many foods we think of as healthy are culprits. Moreover, these foods are often ones we frequently eat. When I say “allergies,” we thinkView Article
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Exploring the Parallel Universe of Functional Medicine

There are two worlds of medicine today, the conventional disease-centered model and the patient-centered model that treats each person as a unique entity with diverse systems of genetic, biologic, social and environmental inputs. As a board certified, teaching physician, I know the conventional system well, but as a “functional” medicine practitioner I feel like IView Article
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Live longer with laughter

How delightful to learn that laughter really is the best medicine and will perhaps add as many good years to your life as other familiar health tips. Could it be so simple that a positive attitude reduces heart disease and stress-related hormones, improves the immune system and leads to a longer life? The scripture teachesView Article
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Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is our nation’s official time for giving thanks, counting our blessings, and sharing kindness and courtesy to friends, family and even strangers. The spirit of gratitude, defined as “the quality of being thankful, or readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness” is a trait that should be cultivated each and every dayView Article
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