Environmental Pillar

Poolside tips from Dr. J

Poolside tips from Dr. J

Many of the big pools are switching over to salt water and this is huge! Chlorine filled pools can actually block the iodine absorption sites for the thyroid. Which can ultimately put you at risk for skin and immune conditions. 

Summer Annoyances

Summer Annoyances

When you’re out by the pool or enjoying the weather, so are all of the bugs and outdoor summer annoyances! When I was growing up, I was terribly allergic to no-see-ums. They have teeth like alligators, and I would wake up scratching and bleeding. 

The Garden of Life

The Garden of Life

Hello, hello! I hope your spring is off to a beautiful start. The weather is gorgeous, things around us are blooming and new seasons of life are occurring all around us! I usually begin to start cleaning up my personal garden every spring and have always found it fun to apply my garden analogy to my friendships.  Gardens and friends can contain annuals, perennials, evergreens and of course, even weeds. 

What is MTHFR?

What is MTHFR?

When I first started practicing, we didn’t know exactly what MTHFR was. Now we do and to shortly put it, it means that you do not detoxify the same way that everyone else’s body does. The great news is, my treatment over the years hasn’t changed. For the treatment of MTHFR,  I traditionally focus on my environment and nutrition pillars from the Four Pillars of Health. These two pillars are instrumental in making sure your body is operating optimally.