Helpful Ways to Diffuse Stress

Stress comes in many forms: physical, chemical, nutritional, emotional, mental, etc. Since chronic stress can contribute to many undesirable health conditions, it is important to keep it in check so that it doesn’t continue to be ongoing. Here are a few tips to help: 1) Exercise: burning up excess adrenaline from stress is important. Choose…

Emotions and Health

Have you ever been nervous about speaking in public and your stomach had butterflies? Or, you were going to meet an important person for the first time and you could barely stutter your own name? These are examples of psychosomatic responses; your body responding to nervous thoughts or emotions. While these two scenarios might be…

Healthier Coffee

I really enjoy coffee, but not the acidifying effects on the body. I have found a way to make a healthier version that is quite yummy!  I mix organic coffee 1:1 with Teeccino, an alkalizing grain beverage. Teeccino comes in many flavors and you can usually find it at the health food store, or even…

Common Digestive Woes

Most people are low in hydrochloric acid, the natural acid in our stomachs that aid in the breakdown of protein, absorption of minerals, and balance of microbes. If you have any of these symptoms, you might be one of those people: bloating, acid reflux, burping, feeling of fullness after eating just a little bit, constipation,…

Your Body Never Lies

Over my 28 years of chiropractic experience, I’ve found some common threads in people’s healing. One is a sense of purpose and belonging, and the other is the appropriate expression and processing of emotions.  Your body is a direct reflection of what’s going on inside you spiritually and emotionally. The more completely you handle emotional…

The Power of Your Words

There has been much written on the power of the thoughts we think and the words we speak. Now, through the work of Masaru Emoto, we can see visible evidence of the effects of speaking or writing positive and negative words. At his website http://www.myhado.com, Emoto explains and illustrates his work. Our words literally change the…

Wonder Drugs Today, Blunder Drugs Tomorrow?

If you look back through history, there are many “miracle” pharmaceutical drugs that were later pulled off of the market for causing serious effects in some people. Oral HRT, Phen Phen, Accutane, DES, and others all come to mind.  Other recent drugs that contain bisphosphonates that are said to help in the treatment of osteoporosis,…

Advanced Essential Oil Education

If you want to deepen your knowledge and understanding of how essential oils work, taking my 25 hour CARE intensive course is a great choice. You will also learn some amazing modalities to empower yourself along your path to health and wellness. Visit my website and What is the Center for Aromatheraphy Research and Education? for…

CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTMENTS IMPROVE FLEXIBILITY

Two groups of people were chosen to text the effectiveness of chiropractic adjustments on hamstring flexibility. All people had a Straight Leg Test of 70 degrees or less. Both groups of people were given the same specific instructions to stretch their hamstring muscles everyday. One group also received chiropractic adjustments to both sacroiliac joints (lower…

Lifestyle Tips for Supporting Healthy Breathing

Some of you might know my chiropractic story includes the improvement of my breathing and elimination of asthma. When I was 16, my dad was fortunate to find a chiropractor who not only adjusted my spine, but also included a holistic approach including stimulation of specific reflex points, and dietary improvement. I have seen children…

Important Information if You Must Have a C-section

My patients have heard me say if many times; if you must have a C-section, it is VERY important to inoculate your baby’s gut with the proper beneficial bacteria. If you don’t and ESPECIALLY if you choose to vaccinate, which disrupts normal gut function, baby can have a higher chance of developing asthma, allergies, skin…