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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...

A Functional Approach to Heart Health

A Functional Approach to Heart Health

There are many risk factors for heart disease, including lack of exercise, poor diet, genetics, and smoking. And making healthier choices can protect you from cardiovascular diseases. Try incorporating these tips and you’ll feel good knowing that you’re looking after...

How to Stay in Shape as You Age

How to Stay in Shape as You Age

The aging process is associated with a significant hormone decline, or “age-related hormone decline.” The hormone levels begin to drop around 30 years old. And by age 65, these levels may go beyond the lower limits of normal for healthy young individuals. You might...

Managing Disease-Related Fatigue

Managing Disease-Related Fatigue

Disease-related fatigue can have a major impact in your life. Although fatigue is a common symptom of many chronic diseases, some people are reluctant to seek medical care. If left untreated, it can take a heavier toll on your physical and emotional...

Top 4 Supplements For Joint Pain

Top 4 Supplements For Joint Pain

Everyone feel a little soreness in the shoulder or a twinge in the knee. But recent study shows that women are more affected than men. The CDC estimates that among 70 million Americans who suffer from arthritis and chronic joint symptoms, 41 million of whom are...

These Alternative Treatments Could Bring Pain Relief

These Alternative Treatments Could Bring Pain Relief

Is pain stopping you from making the most out of your life? Do you want to break the cycle of pain and pills? The good news is that painkillers are not necessarily needed for relief. We offer safe alternative treatments. The presence of acute pain is often a warning...

Is Stress Ruining Your Diet?

Is Stress Ruining Your Diet?

It seems when we are having a tough day, we crave more for pastry rather than a piece of fruit. A Swiss study suggests people cannot resist tasty, unhealthy foods when they’re under stress. Using food as a pick me up or to celebrate from time to time isn’t necessarily...

7 Easy Tricks for a Healthy Halloween

7 Easy Tricks for a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is such a fun time for everyone. We all dress up in scary costumes, enjoy parties, and your kids get to eat yummy treats. These tips will help you incorporate healthy habits into trick-or-treating. Keep the candy at bay. Tooth decay is painful and damaging...

A Quick Start Guide to Alkaline Diet

A Quick Start Guide to Alkaline Diet

Alkaline diet, also known as the alkaline ash diet or alkaline acid diet, can help you lose a few extra pounds and avoid health problems. The general rule is that some foods such as processed foods and refined sugar cause your body to produce acid, which may...

5 Ways to Balance Your Hormones

5 Ways to Balance Your Hormones

The endocrine glands secrete hormones which are vital to several metabolic functions. When they're out of whack, you will feel negative effects physically and emotionally. You may begin to notice symptoms such as fatigue, mood swings, irregular periods,...

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