Un-Fried Bloomin’ Onion

This recipe is amazing! Noah and I will eat it as a meal and I’ve been known to make 6 at a time just so I don’t run out. With or without the accompanying sauce it is a great dish. If you have ever had a “Bloomin’ Onion” at Outback Steakhouse you will understand the draw. A beautiful display of a gigantic onion all spread out like a battered and fried exotic flower, and it’s about a gazillion calories (not … Continued

Increase Your Blood Flow for Optimal Health and Recovery

Increase Blood Flow with BEMER Therapy by Eileen Harryvan Have you ever wondered why you don’t recover from the daily grind and heal as quickly as you once did? In the past we could run around all day, stretching our bodies to the limit, then fall into a deep sleep, wake refreshed and do it all over again – as we age this beautiful capacity seems to slip away. A major factor often overlooked is blood flow in our smallest … Continued

Anti-Aging, Improved Circulation and Restful Sleep

We have some exciting news!! Our clinic will now be offering a new therapy that focuses on anti-aging, improved circulation and healthy sleep with Eileen Harryvan, a BEMER Therapy practitioner. This month we are posting about this amazing cutting-edge technology that can help many different health issues. Bio-Electro-Magnetic-Energy-Regulation, or BEMER, uses pulsed electromagnetic field technology (PEMF) to increase blood circulation in the small blood vessels of the circulatory system. This increases the transportation of nutrients and oxygen more readily throughout … Continued

Increasing the Female Libido

“It’s all in your head” has never been truer than when it comes to the female libido. Although a woman’s headspace is imperative for desire and arousal there are also other contributions to the equation. If you haven’t read my last post on increasing the male libido, please do that. There is some overlap. Although like men, desire in women can appear out of nowhere at times causing women to seek out or initiate sexual activity, this is typically not … Continued

Dr. Stacey on Empower Radio

I had a great talk with Drew and John on their radio program about wellness in the workplace as it relates to nutrition, chiropractic kinesiology and health in general. We covered issues like sleep habits, balance, lab testing, and healthy food plans. You can catch it here.

Increasing The Male Libido

A loss of sex drive can be concerning for both men and women. In this post, we will cover the most common causes of low libido in men and what can be done (next post is devoted to increasing the female libido). Although it is natural for a man to have a gradual decrease in libido, this doesn’t typically happen until 60 or 70 years of age. Aside from aging, there are many reasons for this to occur. Depression “The … Continued

Fifty Shades of Midlife

I just saw Book Club, the movie. It’s about a group of mature women who chose Fifty Shades of Grey to be their book of the month. If you don’t know what Fifty Shades of Grey is by now, even if you haven’t read the books, you have probably been living in a closet. This month I want to talk about the effects on the body of a book like that. That means we are going to talk about libido. … Continued

Healthy-ish Cocktails

Happy 4th of July!! Alcohol is not a health food. It is, however, consumed anyway even by my most health conscious colleagues. I too indulge every now and then. Let’s cover the healthiest way to imbibe. Red Wine Chock full of polyphenols, quercetin, and resveratrol, red wine has shown to have properties that can protect the heart from damage. Antioxidants can help slow down the build-up of plaque in arteries, regulating blood pressure, decreasing inflammation and lowering oxidative stress. A … Continued

Stop a Hashimoto’s Attack

Now that you know how to test thyroid function and autoimmune thyroid disease, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, let’s cover what we can do about it. When you have a High TSH and a Low T4 (or a low free T3) you see your MD or DO to get thyroid medication to correct for this imbalance. When you have high TPO or TG antibody levels you come see me or your favorite functional health practitioner. Identify and Remove Triggers Identifying and removing triggers … Continued

Hashimoto’s: The Most Common Cause of Hypothyroidism in the US

Iodine deficiency is the most common cause of hypothyroidism (low functioning thyroid) in the world. The autoimmune disease, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is the most common cause of hypothyroidism in the United States. Knowing this, don’t you agree that we should test for it? Wouldn’t you want to know if your symptoms of being tired, cold, and unable to lose weight are not just symptoms you are imagining? Nothing infuriates me more than a patient coming in with these symptoms having never … Continued