Why I’m Obsessed with Brain Health

I have been obsessed with brain health in the last 6 months. As some of you may already know, I was exposed to mold toxins in my office and have suffered some devastating neurologic symptoms.  The irony is that this is...

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Depression Is An Inflammatory Disorder

With all the gun violence in the world today, I can’t help but wonder how much our environment plays a role in the mass murders and senseless killing we hear about nearly daily.    As I listened to the NPR...

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5 Ways to Detox Your Home

There is so much talk about detoxing our bodies, but one area that greatly affects our bodies is what we are being exposed to in our home. In fact, indoor pollution can be 2-5 times higher than outdoor pollution...

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Which Is Safer: Breathing Air, Drinking Water or Eating Food?

I have often wondered which environmental exposure we are greatest affected by? Is it the air? The water? Our food? How do we know? While we know the conventional foods to avoid and the chemicals in body care products that are the...

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Protect Your Brain from Inflammation

I know I came into this room for a reason... We have all experienced this! You walk into a room and your mind goes blank. You see someone in the store that you KNOW you know but can’t remember their...

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The State of Our World – And What We Choose to Do About It

It can be so depressing—let’s not let it be!! I go in cycles with researching and writing. Sometimes I am so inspired to learn as much as I can. Sometimes I am restlessly searching for information and how to simplify...

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Exposure to Pesticides Cause Measurable Effects on Brain Structure of Children

Many patients touch base with me before they travel somewhere asking if I recommend any vaccinations or precautions. During the height of the Zika virus scare, several patients canceled trips to mosquito endemic regions.  I don’t blame them, since...

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The Dark Side of Kale

Did you think I was going to write about how you should avoid kale if you have a thyroid problem? Nope. There’s a different issue with kale that many people don’t know about. Meet thallium - tall, dark, and handsome....

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Is BPA Causing Your Kid’s Allergies?

Do you ever wonder why there are so many more childhood allergies than before? These days, it’s not uncommon to have a classroom with several highly allergic children, including EpiPens, compared to just a few decades ago. It seems...

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What My Rose Bushes Taught Me

I had been eyeing the rose bushes in my garden for a few weeks since the weather had gotten warmer here in Colorado. I knew I needed to get out there and deal with them, but rose bushes are...

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