Cancer Care 2

Saying goodbye to the past 7 months – Welcoming the next stage

I would say this is a vulnerable post, but not as much now as it would have been a year ago. 7 months ago I was having a drain placed for an abscess (right lower pic). The abscess formed because the area near it was damaged from years of misguided nutrition, immunosuppressant medication and an Read More

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Live Longer with Integrative Cancer Therapies – Part. 1

The Beginning of a Passion: Cancer was never my true passion when I started working in the healthcare field. But it didn’t take long to realize that sometimes you don’t have a choice. My first oncology patient called soon after I opened up my clinic. They reported stage 4 cancer that had metastasized to their Read More

Cancer Care 2

Alzheimer’s – Brain Inflamed

If I can choose a term to describe myself, I would say I am a self-proclaimed ‘old soul’. From childhood to my first job as a nurse practitioner, I volunteered and worked with the aging adult population. This aging population has always attracted me with their vast & countless experiences in life, like living history Read More

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Women’s Cardiovascular Health: Not all in the Heart

When I look at the females on both my parents side, I should feel doomed for cardiovascular disease and death. My great grandmother had congestive heart failure, my grandmother has heart disease and had a heart attack in her 60’s. At least five of my aunts have had cardiovascular disease or symptoms prior to the Read More

Mercury Toxicity

Mercury “Free” Day

Wow, I have a lot on my mind today! Today (June 7th 2017) is a big day for me! At 8:30 this a.m. I traveled to Mount Vernon and removed the remaining Mercury fillings from my mouth! This Journey started March of 2016 when I was on the quest to safely remove the toxic mercury Read More

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Appreciating the Appendix

When you think of appendix what usually comes to mind? Emergency surgery? Infections? Near-Death ruptures in bodies? I don’t think there’s ever been a positive connotation to the word! But wait, you can finally take a sigh of relief and know that humans were built very strategically with intelligent design, adapted to their conditions to Read More

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Cancer Prevention

Limiting Risks and Fighting Cancer: Below you will find some helpful tips & preventative strategies from Dr. McKee’s  book, ‘After Cancer Care: A Definitive Self-Care Guide to Getting and Staying Well for Patients after Cancer’. 1.   Decrease Stress: Sounds so simple! But seriously, if your adrenals are getting ‘burned out’ and constantly working overtime, they Read More

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Food Allergy Vs Food Intolerance/Sensitivity

Let’s get Down & Dirty: What is a Food Allergy vs Food Intolerance/Food Sensitivity ? A food allergy is an IgE (I like to think of the “E” as Emergency!) response. When someone eats a food that the body doesn’t like, the IgE antibody attaches to mast cells and produces and triggers a process known as Read More