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Chronic illness-related nausea can be an unrelenting challenge for some of our patients. Some resources exist for women who experience nausea during pregnancy, and even for chemo-related nausea, but the nausea some of our chronic illness patients exp...
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For nearly 30 years, doctors have been prescribing Naltrexone at a low dose—just one tenth of the original strength meant to treat drug addiction—as an effective treatment for autoimmune disease. Clinical studies show Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN) yields...
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What is ozone? Ozone is oxygen with some added energy. In other words it is a ‘reactive’ form of oxygen. It consists of three oxygen atoms together, O3 instead of O2 . In the stratosphere, we know that the ozone layer is critical for life on earth. O...
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If you’re unfamiliar with glutathione, it’s worth a spot on your wellness radar.Found in every cell, this powerful antioxidant is perhaps our body’s best immune regulators, and boosting its production can help calm the effects of autoimmunity.For my ...
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Welcome to the first Fully Functional Minute! Learn what it means to be Fully Functional and the five pillars to becoming Fully Functional in this exciting new series.  As mentioned in the video above, dry brushing is extremely beneficial to your hea...
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Improving our diet is undeniably one of the most powerful ways to improve our health. It’s one of the ways Vine Healthcare tends to clients’ needs from root to branches. But patients often ask me how their family can afford to eat fresh, whole foods ...
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When patients come to us with insomnia, we can recommend a range of interventions from detoxification to supplement protocols. But often, changing a few behaviors can make a big impact on our sleep quality. We refer to sleep-promoting behaviors as sl...
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Many of our patients come in with a POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome) diagnosis. They’ve been told they have POTS and are given ways to manage the symptoms, along with some medications that may or may not help and sent on their way. PO...
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Some of the patients we see have completed courses of allergy shots, or “subcutaneous immunotherapy” (SCIT). They know the time involved: driving to the place where the shots are administered, receiving the injection, then waiting to ensure that ther...
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We recommend a low-carb ketogenic diet both as a short-term intervention for weight loss and a long-term treatment for patients struggling with a range of conditions from neurological conditions and cancer to hormonal imbalances.While we’ve seen grea...
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