Tips for Dealing with Herxheimer or Die-off Reactions

Tips for Dealing with Herxheimer or Die-off Reactions

Tips for Dealing with Herxheimer or Die-off Reactions. Dealing With Yeast Die-Off (Herxheimer) Reactions Yeast overgrowth can happen in response to improper diet, poor immunity, difficulties in digestion and antibiotic use. Poorly digested food can lead to putrefaction (rotting) and encourages the growth of organisms.  Antibiotic use destroys the normal balance of gut flora and…

Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance-What's up With Wheat?

Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance-What’s up With Wheat?

Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance-What’s up With Wheat? Have you been told you have “gluten-intolerance” or worse… that you have celiac disease?  Many people go for years without knowing the connection between gluten and their gastrointestinal symptoms, autoimmune disease (thyroiditis, arthritis, lupus etc), skin disorder (eczema, acne, psoriasis), and even neurological disorders (epilepsy, ADHD, autism,…

Drink Coffee and Thrive!!

Drink Coffee and Thrive!!

Drink Coffee and Thrive!! Many patients are surprised to hear that I drink coffee.  Not just an occasional cup, but every morning at 5:25am my Cuisinart automatic bean-grinding coffee maker whirs to a start, grinding the fresh roasted beans from Silver Canyon Coffee (*Organic Ethiopian Unwashed Sidamo is our favorite) *The unwashed or “dry” coffee…

10 Lessons on Diet and Longevity From Non-Industrialized Cultures

10 Lessons on Diet Longevity From Non-Industrialized Cultures

Here are 10 Lessons on Diet Longevity Non-Industrialized Cultures  Characteristics of Traditional Diets The diets of healthy, nonindustrialized peoples contain no refined or denatured foods or ingredients, such as refined sugar or high fructose corn syrup; white flour; canned foods; pasteurized, homogenized, skim or lowfat milk; refined or hydrogenated vegetable oils; protein powders; artificial vitamins;…