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Here you will find helpful guidance and information on empowering self-care including: dietary approaches; supplements; exercise; fasting; autoimmune; etc.

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Autoimmune & Immune

Anti-Candida Food Plan

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Pediatrics Interventions and Supports for Children with PANS and PANDAS

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Pediatrics PANS-PANDAS Screening Questionnaire

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Candida Screening Questionnaire

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Nasal Cleaning Using a Neti Pot

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Brain Health

HPA Axis Questionnaire

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Pediatrics Traumatic Brain Injury Protocol

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Brain Stress Response Diagram

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Early Warning Signs of Brain Decay

Hello everyone: Today I want to highlight an excellent newsletter by Dr. Mercola. What makes it so good is that it covers a lot of ground about the early warning signs that alert you to the fact that you, or someone you know, has a brain that is losing health and function. I simply cannot […]

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Know Your Brain Health Numbers!!

Hello again everyone: In a recent article and press release, the American Academy of Neurology now recommends annual cognitive screening for adults 65+ as well as those with any cognitive symptoms. Cognitive symptoms include such things as brain fog, post-concussion issues, and more…especially any early life changes in cognitive function as these changes are known […]

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Diet & Nutrition

Anti-Candida Food Plan

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Pediatrics Health Eating Tips for Children

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Cardiovascular Drugs and Potential Nutrient Deficiency

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Cross Reactions Between Food and Environmental Allergens

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A Guide to Grilling Foods

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Environmental Toxins & Detox

Pediatrics Environmental and Dietary Triggers to Avoid

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Toxin Exposure Questionnaire

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Toxin Exposure Questionnaire – Child

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The Role of Liver in Detoxification

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The Importance of Detoxification

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Exercise

Exercise History Questionnaire

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Daily Activity Questionnaire

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Tips to Incorporate Mindful Movement Every Day

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The Power of Movement – Living an Active Lifestyle

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Increasing Movement with Office Exercises

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Fatigue

Lifestyle Recommendations for Chronic Fatigue & Pain Syndrome

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Burnout: Part 6: Whole Body Systems Approach

Hello again: This is the last of our installments on burnout and the underlying systems dysfunctions that are the causes, perpetuators or activators of the fatigue that accompanies chronic activation of the stress-response systems. The most common things that I find in those with ‘burnout’ are the same things that I find with issues that […]

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Burnout: Part 5: A Systemic Fatigue Problem

Hello again everyone: In the last newsletter, we unwound the controversy between stages of conditions where things are either white, black or grey…and with burnout, we went over the point that burnout is mostly a grey condition and should be called HPA axis dysregulation or dysfunction. We also mentioned that it most often results from […]

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Burnout: Part 4: Resolving the Controversy

Hello again: Thanks for staying tuned for Part 4, as this subject is important and lends an understanding as to how chronic health conditions evolve and what to do about them…so this newsletter is a bit longer than usual. If you have not read this link, please do so to understand the issues, it is […]

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Burnout Part 3: Diagnosis Tips

Hello once again everyone: So now we go into the lab tests to diagnose adrenal status, but before we do, we need to cover the two primary types of adrenal problems. Rarely, are the adrenal glands over active. This is called Cushing’s Disease and is suspected when you have high cortisol and blood pressure unresponsive […]

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Gut Health

Eating For Your Microbiome

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Testing for Low Stomach Acidity

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Colon Transit Time

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Sugary and Artificially Sweetened Sodas Increase All-Cause Mortality (Death)

Hello again everyone: In previous newsletters I have outlined how sugar shrinks the brain, causes weight gain, insulin resistance, and various other health problems. I have also outlined how artificial sweeteners are actually just as damaging to our health. Here is another ‘nail in the coffin’ for both sugar and artificial sweeteners. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2749350?guestAccessKey=f79d69a9-37dc-4d82-b6a9-b17d1b736766&utm_content=weekly_highlights&utm_term=092119&utm_source=silverchair&utm_campaign=jama_network&cmp=1&utm_medium=email Findings: In this […]

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Digestive Health Series Part 6: Home Steps To Help Digestion

Hello again: In this final installment, we will cover 6 steps to a healthier gut: 1.       Try an HCL supplement as outlined in Part 3. 2.       If you get some partial relief with taking HCL, you might consider adding a good digestive enzyme with the HCL. Remember, if you get any burning ache or pain, or any negative reaction (diarrhea for […]

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Hormones

Sex Hormone Binding Globulin

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Understanding Thyroid Tests

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Understanding Thyroid Tests – Diagram

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Perimenopause to Menopause

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Factors that Affect Thyroid Function – Diagram

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Mental Health

Self-Care Questionnaire

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Cultivating Self-Awareness and Mindfulness

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Breathing Techniques to Soothe the Soul

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Resources and Referrals – Mindfulness & Restoration

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Depression Anxiety Stress Scales

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Pediatrics

Toxin Exposure Questionnaire – Child

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Pediatrics What is POTS

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Pediatrics Suggestions for Better Sleep

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Pediatrics Recommendations for Sleep Duration

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Pediatrics Health Eating Tips for Children

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Questionnaires

Self-Care Questionnaire

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Exercise History Questionnaire

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Daily Activity Questionnaire

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Pediatrics PANS-PANDAS Screening Questionnaire

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Environmental Exposure History Form

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Sleep

Suggestions for Better Sleep

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Power of Rest in Creating Optimal Health and Wellness

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Resources and Referrals – Sleep

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Sleep Questionnaire

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Sleep Apnea Screening Questionnaire

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Stress & Stress Management

Mindfulness for Insomnia and Sleep Disorders

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Mindful Breathing

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Meditation – How to Get Started

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Breathing Techniques to Soothe the Soul

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Resources and Referrals – Mindfulness & Restoration

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