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Winter Skin Care Tips!

Soften your skin this winter!photo credit: quinn.anya via photopin cc Winter have officially arrived! As our heaters go up inside and the air is arid, dry and cold outside our skin tends to remain unhappy. We tend to be drier, scalier and even itchier during this season. Here are some helpful tips to [...]

By | December 22nd, 2014|Categories: Cosmetic, General Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Nutrition, Pediatric Care, Women's Health|0 Comments

Problems with High Protein Diet

Too much protein has it's problems, everything in moderationphoto credit: nemone via photopin cc A lot of people including myself eat diets rich in protein. There’s nothing wrong with eating protein, in fact, many physicians encourage it. The problems with high protein diets come in to play when that’s all you eat. Protein [...]

Learning to Let go and, dealing with Constipation

Everyone has dealt with constipation at some point in the life. It accounts for over 2.5 million annual physician visits a year and over affects 1-30% of children worldwide! (1,2) All the straining can lead to anal fissures,  hemorrhoids which can all be secondary problems. There are a couple things you want to rule out [...]

By | August 11th, 2014|Categories: Cosmetic, General Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Nutrition|0 Comments

Healthy Younger skin at any age Part 2

This is a continuation of our Healthy Younger Skin. Here are some supplements to try. As always, please discuss this with your primary care physician before starting anything new as some of these may interact with medication you’re already taking. Everyone has their favorites, these are mine. 1. Omega 3 has great anti-inflammatory properties. If [...]

By | August 8th, 2014|Categories: Cosmetic, Integrative Medicine, Nutrition, Women's Health|0 Comments

Healthy Younger skin at any age Part 1

Want younger healthy glowing skin; remember you are what you eat! I get asked numerous times, what's the secret to my skin regimen? Genetics? Having a baby face? Maybe. Drinking lots of water, avoiding excess alcohol and smoking, exercising regularly and eating a healthy diet all contribute to the beautiful glowing healthy skin I have. [...]

By | August 8th, 2014|Categories: Cosmetic, Integrative Medicine, Nutrition, Women's Health|0 Comments

Cooling Rays of the Sun

Sunburnt? Here's how you can deal with it. photo credit: griff le riff via photopin cc In case, you didn’t know already, everyone is at risk for getting sun burnt! All races, ages, and ethnicities. Of course true, the darker the skin, the melanin protects you from the sun. However, don’t let that [...]

Natural Ways to deal with Acne

Fighting acne doesn't have to be you!photo credit: Pollobarba via photopin cc The FDA recently released June 25th that over the counter acne products containing benzoyl peroxide and salilycic acid may cause severe allergic reaction including anaphylaxis, hives, and itching ( 1). Although rare, but knowing this, people should try alternative therapies in [...]