Health Care: Don’t Stop at Your Diagnosis

I work with many clients who come to me with various diagnoses…labels that define a collection of symptoms, lab results, past histories, and current ailments. These are outward descriptions of underlying problems.

While a diagnosis can give insight into how to move toward better health, it shouldn’t be your only decision-maker. It shouldn’t decide how you begin caring for yourself nor should it choose the tools that you use. Don’t stop at your diagnosis!

Now don’t get me wrong! I’m all for seeking out necessary and appropriate medical care, along with a...

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Food As Medicine for Flu Prevention

It’s that time of year again. Pumpkins on the porch, a chill in the air, and a shot in the arm to keep you “healthy.”

The influenza vaccine remains a hot topic for many reasons and it seems that most of us on the receiving end find ourselves in one camp or the other—the yearly takers or the steadfast no way-ers!

Whether or not you choose to get this yearly vaccination, I hope you educate yourself as to the benefits, risks, and effectiveness of this sometimes confusing dose of prevention.

For the 2018-2019 flu season, the vaccine was only 29% effective at preventing...

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