When I was in the hospital for meningitis a few weeks ago, I got some heavy duty antibiotics thrown at me until they could rule out bacterial meningitis. This caused me to get thrush – a yeast infection in my mouth. Last year when I went through chemo, I also got thrush. Seems like whenever my normal flora is disrupted, I get some nasty yeast that creeps up – could I have a candida problem? Continue reading
Well, I survived the first dairy-free month, on to month two!
Day 31 I hosted our monthly “healthy dinner night” with a gluten-free dairy-free menu. (This was before my decision to go vegan so meal plan included chicken). Appetizer was kale chips, and dessert was gluten, dairy, and sugar-free blueberry walnut muffins.Continue reading
There are a few different diets out there that people follow. Note, when I say “diet” I don’t mean a quick fix fad diet, I mean a sustained lifestyle change. Today I want to explore the vegan diet.
I just attended Vans Warped Tour outside of Chicago Continue reading
The first couple of days without cheese were REALLY hard! I definitely had an emotional attachment to cheese and felt upset that I couldn’t come home after work and have a big chunk Continue reading
Depression is a very common health condition. But how can you treat it without using antidepressant medications which have plenty of side effects and are only slightly more effective than placebo?
Usually disorders of the mind (anxiety, depression) are a reflection of disorders of the gut Continue reading
I just got back from the Health Freedom Expo in Chicago and I am pumped! The energy there was amazing and it was inspirational to be surrounded by so many like-minded people. The expo had a nutrition and natural health theme as well as covering the politics of our healthcare Continue reading
This week’s blog post is written by Dr. Stephens – my best friend and favorite chiropractor!
We all suffer from stress; emotional, chemical, and physical types. $300 billion is spent annually related to job stress Continue reading