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Nepal Needs Your Help!

Sacred temples in Bhaktapur ruined by the Earthquake By now many of you know Nepal has been devastated by a massive 7.9 earthquake April 25,2015  as well as aftermath leaving over 2500 people dead and many more injured.  It is going to take a long time for Nepal to recover and recuperate from [...]

Improve your Adrenal Fatigue!

  Fatigue and tired all the time, your adrenal could be the answer!photo credit: demandaj via photopin cc Adrenal Fatigue is a newer diagnosis by integrative, holistic practitioners not recognized by conventional medicine. When I first heard about this, I thought this was some "made up" reason why I was always tired. After [...]

Improve your Acid Reflux Symptoms!

photo credit: Rennett Stowe via photopin cc   Our American Diet, consisting of over-processed, fatty, greasy fast food, along with overuse of antibiotics and pain medication all contribute the gastritis phenomena that keeps many doctors in business! We spend over $50 billions a year as a nation on digestive complaints (1). It's one [...]

Breast Cancer, what you really need to know Part 1

  Breast Cancer Awarnessphoto credit: SCA Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget via photopin cc Breast Cancer is dear to my heart. It has affected two of my maternal aunts, one maternal cousin and many other strong beautiful people I know!  It is something I'm very passionate about. One out of eight females will be diagnosed [...]

Dealing with Depression Part 1

Before I found my path of integrative medicine, I used to want to be a psychiatrist. I wanted to help heal the mind. I quickly learned that the mind is very solid and strong and will only heal when it’s ready and willing. This quickly stirred me away and I didn't want to contribute to [...]

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 [...]

Heal your Gut Flora

Many people don't realize but inflammation starts in the gut, leading to cancers, allergies, autoimmune problems, weight gain, and even hormonal imbalances. TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), Ayurveda, Functional Medicine, Integrative & Holistic Medicine all believe the Gut needs to be fixed first before the other medical problems exacerbate. So start healing your gut now regardless [...]

By | August 11th, 2014|Categories: General Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Nutrition, Primary Care|2 Comments

Be a Well Informed & Educated patient!

Be a smart ans well informed patient when it comes to your health! photo credit: nayrb7 via photopin cc   Patients have become more educated and are well informed these days when it comes to their health care and medical needs. Your relationship with your physician is a special and important one. There [...]

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 [...]