Mind Body

“Termination of Intractable Hiccups with Digital Rectal Massage.”

Before I even question the relevance of silly studies, I want to discuss if researchers really have lives. It has become apparent that many researches have a) too much spare time b) slightly odd grants/ funding c) experimented with mind altering chemicals during there misspent youth or d) spent much too much time alone with… Continue reading “Termination of Intractable Hiccups with Digital Rectal Massage.”

Food stuffs

Support Licensing of Naturopathic Physicians in NC

Support NC Licensing of Naturopathic Physicians by William Franklin on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 9:31am In the next 2 weeks, we need to make sure each person on the list below is contacted and encouraged to support HB1404 and SB1043.  This bill allows ND's trained at accredited universities and colleges to sit for licensure in… Continue reading Support Licensing of Naturopathic Physicians in NC

Enviromental, Stress

“A candle loses no light by lighting another flame.”

“A candle loses no light by lighting another flame; and the world will become a much brighter place." Here is a you tube video from two friends of mine about how to make the world a better place and embrace humanity. We all would like to start our own little peaceful revolution by embracing humanity.… Continue reading “A candle loses no light by lighting another flame.”

Gastrointestinal

“It is a Gut Feeling- is my Bacteria Telling me Something?”

It is a little disturbing to know that the bacteria in our gut communicates with our brain. (Frankly, it is very amazing that my bacteria can get a word in edge wise .) Although, with all the research, scientist have failed to find bacteria (even the beneficial flora) that communicate test answers, positive affirmations, or… Continue reading “It is a Gut Feeling- is my Bacteria Telling me Something?”

Food stuffs

Is it “that time of the month” or that chicken nugget?

After seeing many patients that are beginning to think that they are going nuts because they know certain foods cause adverse moods and no one seems to listen, I am posting this for them. I have spoken with parents that see changes in their child's handwriting and concentration after certain foods, not just beloved sugar,… Continue reading Is it “that time of the month” or that chicken nugget?

Food stuffs

Friday the 13th is Now Less Scary

Start your weekend out right with Nature's Chest's Salt Scrubs & Sangrias relax~rejuvenate~learn Come make beneficial salt scrubs for the softest birthday suit ever, while sipping yummy sangria this Friday (5/13). Class will be held at 6519 E. Oak St. Scottsdale AZ 85257 5-7pm!Registration and Payments due by Thursday midnight, checks and paypal welcome via… Continue reading Friday the 13th is Now Less Scary

Enviromental, Food stuffs

“Hitting the Bottle”

Similar to the author of this article, I have been shopping for friend's baby showers and in the past all the wee ones that my siblings produced. It was good seeing all the BPA- free items and toys that were earth friendly plus non-toxic. It is quite humorous that I mostly went to specialty shops… Continue reading “Hitting the Bottle”

Enviromental, Food stuffs

Disrupting the Endocrine system is like poking a Bear

Disrupting the Endocrine aka Poking the Bear Yesterday, I presented a webinar on polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). I discussed the endocrine system--not to cause extreme ennui, but to point out how our endocrine system affects our overall health. Our bodies are incredibly intelligent (usually, but our brain can convince us chocolate cake is good food).… Continue reading Disrupting the Endocrine system is like poking a Bear