You may not think that autoimmunity is an issue for you because you don’t have a formal diagnosis or revealing symptoms. Over 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune diseases, and it costs just under 100 billion dollars a year, that is 50 billion dollars more than cancer costs in one year in our country.
It’s your annual medical exam, and you know the routine - you spend 5-10 minutes with your doctor or the nurse practitioner/physician’s assistant, they weigh you, then measure your blood pressure and body temperature. If you’re lucky, they order a basic lab panel for 10-30 blood markers, which is fewer than half of what you really need for quality insight into your health.
Going gluten-free isn’t always enough and taking the next step on your health journey to identify and eliminate cross-reactive foods may be necessary for you to maintain or regain vibrant health.
Last week we discussed the need for Vitamin D and the three phase conversion of Vitamin D3 from the sun, to your skin and your entire body. This week we’ll go a little deeper on how to further support your body in this process.
When I began my career in healthcare I studied Western medicine and deeply appreciate the technology, testing, and life-saving procedures they offer. However, I learned it simply doesn’t offer the right support for a long, vibrant and healthy life. That is why I would like to offer you a few reasons on why you deserve an alternative healthcare provider.
You often think of Spring Cleaning your home this time of year, but how about cleaning your body and mind as well? You may have read about a short detoxification protocol in a magazine or heard about someone doing a “juice cleanse” but you don’t really know where to begin. I’d like to share a few of my detox tips to empower and support you on your path to vibrant health.