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Meditation Activates Your Disease Fighting Genes

Posted by on April 28, 2016 in Anti-Inflammatory Emotional Balance Fertility Irritable Bowel Syndrome Meditation Women’s Health and Hormonal Balancing
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In my practice – while my patients are on the treatment table – we often do a form of guided meditation. It may be a meditation to help decrease anxiety around an upcoming surgery, it might be a meditation to help them better visualize their health goals, it may be a simple guided meditation to […]

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7 Ways to Boost Your Fertility Naturally….or Before You Go InVitro, Try This

Posted by on December 3, 2013 in Fertility
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One of the most rewarding areas of my practice is helping couples get pregnant. These days, given the widespread use of birth control pills, the increasing age of parents-to-be and various other factors, getting pregnant can be a slow, distressing, difficult process. The exact opposite of the way it should be!

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Hypothyroidism or Hashimoto’s?

Posted by on October 31, 2013 in Thyroid Disease
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Sarah first came to see me one year ago for a combination of symptoms; she was feeling tired, depressed, having trouble sleeping, not thinking as clearly as she used to and having difficulty concentrating at work. At the same time, she was gaining weight, even though she claimed she was eating less than she used to. Normally a go-getter and the life of the party – Sarah blamed her symptoms on menopause and aging – she was 57 – and said to me ‘I guess I just have to come to terms with the fact that I’m no longer a spring chicken.’ She had been to several other doctors before me who had affirmed her conclusion, after finding nothing wrong with her. When she arrived in my office, she was a bit hopeless about her situation, skeptical about natural medicine, but motivated to try a different approach.

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Medical Relief Trip to Haiti

Posted by on October 31, 2013 in Medical Relief

Medical Relief Trip to Haiti

On January 12th 2010, a 7.0 Mw earthquake hit Haiti – the epicenter was 25 km west of the capital Port-au-Prince. About 316,000 people died, 300,000 were injured and 1,000,000 were left homeless. I joined a medical team heading to Haiti on February 5th, 2010. Our plan was to stay for three weeks. We gathered donated medical equipment and supplies, about $25,000 worth, and flew into the Dominican Republic (the Haiti airport was closed). Upon arriving we drove to Port-au-Prince and found our way to an elementary school that had turned headquarters for many international medical teams and was serving as the base camp for the Southern Division of the US Army.

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