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Antibiotics and The Gut Microbiota

Did you know there are more bacterial cells in your body than human cells? Well, at least in cell count since bacteria are much smaller thus have less mass. A…

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Blue-Blocker Glasses – What are they and do you really need them?

I think by now, most people are familiar with what blue-blockers are – glasses that filter out the blue light that emits from screens on computers, phones, and tablets. People…

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Hair Health – Why am I shedding like a chinchilla?

A patient came in recently and said they are losing “gobs” of hair in the shower. Upon physical examination of the scalp, there were no visible signs of thinning, nor…

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The Marvelous Benefits of EGCG (Green Tea Extract)

Epigallocatechin-3-gallate, (EGCG) is a compound found in many foods. EGCG is a catechin – a particular type of flavonoid most often found in tea, cocoa, and berries. Some of its…

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Healing Emotional Pain though Acupuncture and Eastern Medicine

Maintaining a healthy heart can sometimes seem like an overwhelming process, but there are a few simple ways to bring balance and wellness to this vital part of our lives.…

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Make Your Own Herb-Infused Raw Local Honey for Allergy Season

There are so many healthy properties to raw honey. It contains bee pollen and propolis, enzymes, and other micronutrients (including B-vits, calcium, magnesium, zinc to name just a few) that…

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“Irritable Bowel Syndrome” and other Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: A New Paradigm

Referred to a gastroenterologist and still searching for answers? The most common reasons patients are referred to a gastroenterologist are chronic diarrhea or constipation, bloating, and abdominal pain. Gastroenterologists typically…

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LDA (Low Dose Allergen Therapy) & LDI (Low Dose Immunotherapy)

LDA & LDI are treatment options that will be available in the near future at Holistique. They both have a goal to calm or modulate, an overactive immune system. When…

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ARTHRITIS AND THE ROLE OF OUR GUT HEALTH

PREVALENCE OF ARTHRITIS? Arthritis is one of the most widespread health conditions in the United States that impacts more than 54 million Americans, making it the number one cause of…

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Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease: An Epidemic No One is Talking About

Lyme disease is the most commonly transmitted tick-borne infection in the United States and one of the most common worldwide. The CDC estimates 300,000 new cases per year in the…

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Lyme Disease: “The Great Imitator”

Diagnosis of Lyme disease is complicated because symptoms can be vague and take months or years to develop Particular difficulty arises when there is no bull’s eye rash, which is…

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Lyme Disease Prevention

The best approach to Lyme disease is to prevent the disease in the first place If you’ve been following along with this series of blogs, you might be feeling weary…

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Erectile Dysfunction Concerns? – E-Shot is your Key

Approximately 52% of men between the ages of 40 and 70 suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED). ED is a circulatory problem complicated further by diabetes and heart disease as well…

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Traumatic Brain Injury

At Holistique, many of our patients with chronic illnesses have experienced at least one head injury/concussion in their lives. Some of our patients come specifically for unresolved concussion symptoms after…

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Nurse Avery Highlights Her Experience With Parasites

I don’t think people realize how common parasites are and that you don’t have to travel to a third-world country to get them. In my case, I did contract them…

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