What does Family History Have to do with my Health?

Today we'll be talking about your genes and how much your family history actually plays a part in your overall health. I think we all know there are some things that we have ZERO control over like our eye color, how tall we are, if we have flat feet, and certain personality traits. There happens … Continue reading What does Family History Have to do with my Health?

Holistic Medicine

So what does holistic medicine mean? Holistic is defined as "Being characterized by the treatment of the whole person, taking into account mental and social factors, rather than just the symptoms of a disease." For me, and many of you, this is pretty AMAZING! In my opinion, it should be standard. Unfortunately, that's not how … Continue reading Holistic Medicine

Gut Health & Gluten

We've touched on the importance of maintaining a good environment in your stomach/gut in a prior post. I'll give you a recap on that and also discuss how gluten plays a negative part in this role as you try to maintain proper balance and get your health back to where it needs to be. Why … Continue reading Gut Health & Gluten

Want to Start Practicing Yoga?

I'm sure most of us have a pretty good idea about what Yoga looks like. If you need some inspiration, all you have to do is go to Instagram and search #Yoga and you'll be flooded with images of all sorts of people doing different poses.. Here's one of me I took last weekend: Yoga … Continue reading Want to Start Practicing Yoga?

Prescription Costs are Crippling Families and I’ve Created a Solution

There's nothing that infuriates me more than families not being able to afford their life saving medications. I've worked with thousands of families and seen just about everything. There are plenty of people who don't take their medications as prescribed because they are trying to make the medicine last a little longer to stretch their … Continue reading Prescription Costs are Crippling Families and I’ve Created a Solution

There has to be a better way…

After the ten years I've spent in corporate healthcare, within the modern medicine space, it left me thinking... "There has to be a better way!"  I've seen thousands of patients come in and out of the doctors office with an array of ailments, the never ending prescriptions, and follow up appointments that keep spinning around … Continue reading There has to be a better way…

What’s the Difference Between Prebiotics & Probiotics?

Thought there were only probiotics to balance your gut health? Well, there's also prebiotics which are also very important. If you have a supplement that you currently take you'll want to see if both prebiotics and probiotics are included on the ingredient label. Otherwise, you'll want to check out the foods listed below. Why is … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Prebiotics & Probiotics?

What Do Food Allergies Have To Do With My Health?

Great question from one of our HFA community members, Melissa! There are many people that have sensitivities to certain foods and aren’t aware that this is in fact the source of their ailment. A variety of symptoms can indicate an intolerance to food or a food sensitivity. Symptoms that would indicate you may need to … Continue reading What Do Food Allergies Have To Do With My Health?

Leaky Gut, What the…

Sounds gross, I know... Leaky gut refers to toxins leaking out of the intestines and into the blood stream which can lead to autoimmune diseases. There is a lining in your intestines that is suppose to prevent this from happening, but it can be weakened due to predisposed genetics and various bacteria. The entire surface … Continue reading Leaky Gut, What the…