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Gut-Immune Connection

Let’s talk about the gut-immune connection! I think it’s important to understand that what we are eating can largely affect our immune system. About 80% of our immune system is actually housed in our gut. So how we are feeding our body can greatly [...]

Gut-Immune Connection2021-12-06T03:55:22+00:00

Is It Healthy to Get Sick?

It can be a healthy response for our body’s to be sick. If we get food poisoning, when that comes into the body, our body will try to get rid of that infectious agent by causing vomiting and diarrhea. This is a healthy immune [...]

Is It Healthy to Get Sick?2021-11-29T02:59:20+00:00

Our Immune System is Our Protection

What tends to happen in our society is that we blame other people for our own immune system. I was on a plane or a train and I caught a cold from them; or I was in class and there was someone else who [...]

Our Immune System is Our Protection2021-11-22T03:13:08+00:00

Getting Sick is Exercise for your Immune System

Getting an infection and your immune system having to mount a response and your body having to fight off that infection is exercise for your immune system. It will actually make your immune system stronger. And when your body fights off that infection with [...]

Getting Sick is Exercise for your Immune System2021-11-15T04:17:16+00:00

Can I Consume Lactose-Free Dairy?

Here is a question that I often get asked. It is based on one of the recommendations that I often make with patients and that is to avoid cow’s dairy because cow’s dairy is a major inflammatory food. Then they will ask, can I [...]

Can I Consume Lactose-Free Dairy?2021-10-12T02:14:50+00:00

Mistletoe Therapy

Let’s talk about Mistletoe therapy. This is a therapy that is not widely used in North America but it is widely used in Europe. Mistletoe is a white-berried European Mistletoe extract, called viscum album, it’s a medicinal plant that’s been used since ancient times. [...]

Mistletoe Therapy2021-10-04T02:02:21+00:00

Fasting and Chemotherapy

What is the connection between chemotherapy and fasting? A number of my patients receive both the convention approach to cancer and the naturopathic approach, so that we can support a person’s body as they go through chemotherapy.  One of the tactics that we can [...]

Fasting and Chemotherapy2021-09-21T03:37:43+00:00

FIVE Tactics to Improve Insulin Resistance

First of all, what is insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is when our cells’ insulin receptors are not sensitive to insulin that is released from the pancreas in response to glucose or sugar, then they cannot allow glucose into the cells to make ATP or [...]

FIVE Tactics to Improve Insulin Resistance2021-09-13T01:06:35+00:00

UBI Therapy

Let’s talk about UBI, Ultraviolet Blood Irradiation, Therapy. We remove some blood, usually about 50-60cc of blood. We mix that blood with an anti-coagulant. Within a closed, airtight circuit we return the blood to the patient. Before the blood returns to the patient the [...]

UBI Therapy2021-09-03T02:33:46+00:00

Pairing vitamin D3 & vitamin K2

Let’s talk about why vitamin D3 should always be paired with vitamin K2. This is really important information as more people are starting to understand the importance of supplementing with vitamin D3. Especially if you are not getting enough exposure to the sun, like [...]

Pairing vitamin D3 & vitamin K22021-09-03T15:38:18+00:00
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