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How can we eat more tumeric?
Tumeric is from the root of the southern Asian shrub Curcuma long and is used extensively for color and flavor in curry cuisines. Many studies have shown it to be a useful anti-inflammatory, but there are so many other uses. Tumeric is also an anti-cancer medicinal. I just read another important article regarding research and useful …More >>
Cool Down this Summer
Summer has peaked here in Southern California. As an acupuncturist in the clinic setting, I am seeing cases related to excess heat. These can be rashes, headaches, anxiety, digestive complaints, and much more. If one already has a pattern that correlates with too much heat in the body, summer weather will make it worse. There …More >>
Multiple Symptoms “root cause” Lab Testing
Many people complain of multiple symptoms which may include chronic joint pain, insomnia, digestive disturbances, etc.
When patients are willing, I find that it is beneficial to draw from a number of screening tools. A lab test that may provide a valuable view into a patient’s “root cause” to multiple complaints may be ARRAY 2 with CYREX Labs. This is an Intestinal Antigenic Permeability Screen. Simply explained, this test screens for tiny microscopic particles (molecules) that have leaked through the intestinal wall which may be causing immune reactions, which could be creating this complex of symptoms. You may contact me if you have any further questions. 805-898-1804