New podcast - "What's the Underlying Issue?" Gluten sensitivity explained

New podcast - "What's the Underlying Issue?" Gluten sensitivity explained

Want to know what the big deal is about gluten?  Check out my most recent guest appearance on the Vegan Danielle podcast, by the Specialty Produce Network! 

Podcast Discussion with Vegan Danielle! - Intro to Functional Medicine

Podcast Discussion with Vegan Danielle! - Intro to Functional Medicine

Listen to my interview with Vegan Danielle on the Specialty Produce Network! We discuss Acupuncture, Functional Medicine, looking at lab results, a thyroid test scenario, food sensitivities, and more. At just a little over 1/2 hour, it’s the perfect accompaniment on your next drive!

Why Does Food Hate Us So Much?

Why Does Food Hate Us So Much?

Why do so many of us struggle with how we feel after eating?  Many people feel bloated, get indigestion, or get diarrhea after eating, and can't figure out why.  There are many possible reasons for this, and things we can do about it!  Get some insight on what's going on and some quick tips to help.

Move the Qi, Relieve the Pain

Move the Qi, Relieve the Pain

The most common reason for back pain, or pain anywhere in the body, is stagnation of Qi along the meridian system. There is an old Chinese saying which is also the motto of my acupuncture school, “Where there is stagnation there is pain… And where there is pain there will be stagnation.” (In Chinese pinyin: Pu tong su tong… Tong su pu tong.)

 

Autoimmunity: Early Detection Can Change Your Future

Autoimmunity: Early Detection Can Change Your Future

There is a good chance you will find some degree of autoimmunity in any random person off the street - one out of five Americans currently suffer from autoimmune disease.  Their immune system loses the ability to determine self tissues from non-self tissues and launch deliberate attacks against them.  This can come in many forms such as diabetes, multiple sclerosis, or rheumatoid arthritis, to name a few. Some simple tests can help you stop or slow the progression.  If you have concerns about your status or have a family history of autoimmune disease, this article is for you!