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7 Things to Know for Optimal Thyroid Health

7 Things to Know for Optimal Thyroid Health

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AtkagBzl2A It seems every other patient has thyroid issues these days.   Because every cell in the body has receptor sites for thyroid hormones, these hormones play an important role in our overall health.  They play a central...

What Does Being Healthy Look Like?

What Does Being Healthy Look Like?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvQ60uBfJ6k Being healthy means different things to different people.  But what I can tell you is that health is no longer just an absence of disease. The truth is that many of you are not “healthy”. This is so simply because we...

What is the Alkaline Method?

What is the Alkaline Method?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PccufS6Z4MM Hey everyone, I hope you are off to a great start for this new decade ahead of us. My team and I have been so excited to see all the new faces at our center and are so encouraged by the transformations taking place. It truly...

Recalibrate Your Brain for Health and Happiness

Recalibrate Your Brain for Health and Happiness

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9D62-ASR2M8 We all want things in life.  We want to lose weight, be fit, make more money, have successful careers, etc.   But when we really tune into what we want, ultimately we all want happiness. We think we will be happier when we...

Health is an Investment, Not an Expense

Health is an Investment, Not an Expense

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSA_kKWrFm4&list=PL6sFubvxvSID-2vzTFUBD2LIyXfxoX43S&index=2&t=0s Thank you again to those of you who made it to our one year anniversary event this past weekend. It’s super exciting to get closer to the ultimate vision for...

Brain Health and ADHD Aren’t Just for Kids

Brain Health and ADHD Aren’t Just for Kids

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Awqewt7tOB0 Hello, Hope all of you are enjoying the cooler weather here in Suwanee, GA. For the last three weeks, we’ve been talking about brain health, as well as ADHD and its implications including: Neurotransmitter...

Brain Organization to Improve Focus

Brain Organization to Improve Focus

Hello! For the past couple weeks we’ve been talking about the underlying causes of ADHD. We've looked at how a holistic treatment modality, such as Interactive Metronome, can address these issues more effectively than prescription medications. Today I want to dive...

The Importance of Timing for the ADHD Brain

The Importance of Timing for the ADHD Brain

Hello, Last week we started a series on holistic treatment of ADHD. We discussed the neurotransmitter imbalances in various regions of the brain typically seen in children and adults with ADHD. This week we are going to discuss the functions of the brain that are...

ADHD and Neurotransmitter Imbalance

ADHD and Neurotransmitter Imbalance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaoUXEsqVW8 ADHD affects 1 in 5 young kids and can cause major issues with interactions at home and school. Also, it affect their ability to socialize. There are millions of cells, known as neurons, densely packed into various regions...

Prenatal Yoga and the Physiology of Pregnancy

Prenatal Yoga and the Physiology of Pregnancy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srx0k6epquw&list=PL6sFubvxvSID-2vzTFUBD2LIyXfxoX43S&index=120&t=0s Pregnancy is a miraculous process for women.  As such, it’s so important to honor yourself and the baby during this time because you can have a huge impact...

Is Brain Health Affected By Your Gut?

Is Brain Health Affected By Your Gut?

We’re in week 3 of our Eat to Replete series and so far we’ve debunked some confusion around diets by going back to the basics of nutrition and understanding how our bodies use the food we eat. If you happened to miss the previous blogs on digestion and...

Macronutrients: The Building Blocks of Food

Macronutrients: The Building Blocks of Food

“When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.” -Ayurvedic Proverb As we continue our Eat to Replete series, we are learning to move away from the dogma of “diets” and instead explore how our bodies use food for fuel. ...

Digestion 101: From Food to Fuel

Digestion 101: From Food to Fuel

This week we’re kicking off our Eat to Replete series! For the next few weeks, we’ll be focusing on some nutrition basics that will help us use food for fuel. With the amount of nutrition information found on the internet, it’s hard to know where to start if you’re...

Using Yoga as Medicine

Using Yoga as Medicine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xK0qJIqmi0&list=PL6sFubvxvSID-2vzTFUBD2LIyXfxoX43S&index=118&t=0s Hey everyone! We are so excited to get back to our “normal” routine after summer. I know those of you with kids are probably feeling the same way. We’ve...

Healing Through the 4 Human Dimensions

Healing Through the 4 Human Dimensions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmh7nVMUmqM Hi everyone!  Hope you all had a great 4th of July. Life is all about embracing change and progress, isn’t it?  I believe my health is fully recovered, at least according to all the physicians that poked and prodded me. But...

What’s the Big Deal with CBD?

What’s the Big Deal with CBD?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnyPP9paNmo CBD is fast becoming a trend in the health community, but many don’t understand the full implications. Medically, cannabis has been linked to the treatment of epilepsy, schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, and many more...

Could You Have GERD?

Could You Have GERD?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rjwC97wHq0 Approximately 20% of adults have GERD in the western world.  GERD stands for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Symptoms can occur daily in approximately 7% of patients, weekly in 14%, and monthly in 15% to 40% of all...

The Healing Powers of Gratitude

The Healing Powers of Gratitude

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ONDAStoNgo As many of you know, I recently got sick. We still don’t know what caused it, but I believe a small argument I had with my mom triggered a Lupus flare that kept me down for a couple of days. A common family fueled issue...

Yoga: Gain Control Over Your Body and Mind

Yoga: Gain Control Over Your Body and Mind

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEP-WeJIs3s I’ve been under the weather for the last couple of weeks.  Allergy symptoms progressed into a flu that finally knocked me out for a couple of days. Being sick reminds me just how much I take my health for granted. The more I...

Could SIBO be the Cause of Your Symptoms?

Could SIBO be the Cause of Your Symptoms?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12yiWME4mVA In our Functional Medicine practice, I see lots of patients with digestive, hormonal, and autoimmune issues. Many patients are stressed to the max and have struggled with symptoms for years.  They are left thinking that...

Functional Treatment for ADHD

Functional Treatment for ADHD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TMtYWKLSLo According to the CDC, the percent of children ages 4-17 being diagnosed with ADHD is increasing.   The numbers have gone from 7.8% in 2003, to 9.5% in 2007, and to 11% in 2011-12. According to The Parent Report in 2016,...

Alkaline Diet: What Exactly Is It?

Alkaline Diet: What Exactly Is It?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMyZYVyocIA I immigrated to the United States in the early 80’s.  Diet in Korea was for the most part healthy, as my mom cooked most foods from home and we really didn’t have many fast food options in the 70’s in Korea. When we did...

The Alkaline Method Way of Life

The Alkaline Method Way of Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0aretQekk-c Many of you know that I live with a chronic condition called Lupus.  It’s an autoimmune condition that can be potentially life threatening. Because I’ve been a health advocate since a young age, I was so confused when I...

Interactive Metronome at Alkaline Wellness

Interactive Metronome at Alkaline Wellness

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5g_1wEaJis Interactive Metronome (IM) is now offered at Alkaline Wellness Center. Interactive Metronome is an evidence-based assessment and training tool that measures neural timing & improves brain impulses within key brain...

Intro to the Healing Practice of Yoga Nidra

Intro to the Healing Practice of Yoga Nidra

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSMy5ddXm1Y As many of you know, I’ve taken a full week to immerse myself into the Advanced Studies of Yoga through the Asheville Yoga Center. My Yoga practice began over 26 years ago, initially just as a supplement to my already...

Healing is an Inside Job

Healing is an Inside Job

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4dZozimvoY As a chronic illness patient with an autoimmune condition, I have a unique perspective on the realities of our “healthcare” system. To go from health to disease felt like an overnight ordeal, especially for someone who...

Reverse PCOS Using the Alkaline Method

Reverse PCOS Using the Alkaline Method

PCOS is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, which is a condition that affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age.  That’s essentially 10% of all women.  It’s also the most common cause of infertility. The cause of PCOS is unknown. They used to think that it was...

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