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Wildfire Season and Your Respiratory Health

Wildfire smoke may make the sky look cool, but it is also very dangerous to your respiratory health. Wildfire smoke contains a mixture of carbon monoxide, particulate matter, and volatile chemicals.  The amounts will depend on what is feeding the flames but none of...

Iron deficiency anemia during pregnancy and what to do about it

Iron deficiency in pregnancy can be a serious burden on the mother and the baby.  When you get your iron results back and are told you are iron deficient most doctors will immediately prescribe Ferrous sulfate 325mg  (65mg elemental iron) and have you dose it 2-3x per...

Creating a Non-Toxic Home Environment

Allergies, autoimmunity, nervous system & endocrine disorders are through the roof. All these environmental elements put a completely unnecessary load on the body. It is the cumulative toxic load that leads to unnecessary illness. 1. Take your shoes off before...

The Iron Series: A simple way to decrease febrile seizures.

If your child has ever had a febrile seizure you understand the intensity of the situation and how you would not it upon any parent.  One of my twin daughters had a febrile seizure at 14 months of age and it was quite traumatic. Gratefully she came through it and is...

The Iron Series – Why the right iron matters for digestion

You get your blood work back and are told you are iron deficient.  You have no energy, can’t focus, can’t remember things, have headaches, weakness, easy bruising and all you need is to get your iron stores up to remedy your situation.   Your doctor recommends ferrous...

The Iron Series – Iron deficiency in menstruating women

If your iron supplement doesn’t start working in 30 days or less you may be facing an iron deficiency: One of the common causes of iron deficiency is heavy bleeding during your menstrual cycle.   Starting in your pre-teen years and continuing on through mid-life,...

Can Anxiety Be Cured?

Anxiety is tearing people apart right and left.  It is wrecking families, raising blood pressure, giving people heart attacks and strokes, making life seemingly unmanageable.  This is leading people to resort to medications that lead to dependence and overall lower...

Treating ADHD without medication

Has your child been diagnosed with ADHD? Before you put your child on Ritalin, a compound that has marked similarities to amphetamines and actions consistent with watered down cocaine, try a nutrition-based therapy. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) does...

How to get a good night of sleep

A house that is never cleaned, is like a body chronically deprived of sleep. Sleep cleanses, refreshes, organizes and regenerates our mind and body. However, for many sleep is allusive and not as easy to come by as counting sheep. That's why we're going to dive into...