Alanis Morissette’s Healing Journey

Alanis Morissette’s Healing Journey

Singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette shares insights about her Healing Journey in this excellent discussion with Oprah. Here are a few of my favorite, thought-provoking quotes from Alanis during the interview: “Art is cathartic, not healing.” “Growth is distinct from healing.” “Moving, sweating… for me it’s about continuously moving the energy. Because stagnation in my body… a…






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Re-Populating the Gut with Probiotics After Antibiotic Usage

Re-Populating the Gut with Probiotics After Antibiotic Usage

If you’re taking an antibiotic, you can either wait until the course of treatment is over before beginning probiotic supplementation, or, you can take probiotics during the course of antibiotic treatment. WHY should you take probiotics during or after antibiotic treatment? Because nature abhors a vaccum! This means that the risk of secondary or opportunistic…






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Meditation Improves Crohn’s Colitis Symptoms and Gene Expression!

Meditation Improves Crohn’s Colitis Symptoms and Gene Expression!

Many of you who read this blog and my books already have a good understanding of how important mind/body integration is to the healing process. Well, here’s a new study just out from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center showing how the relaxation response (meditation) can not just alleviate pain,…






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Healthy You! Radio in Seattle Interviews Jini Patel Thompson

Healthy You! Radio in Seattle Interviews Jini Patel Thompson

The host of Healthy You! Radio – Dr. Keesha Ewers is a functional and ayurvedic medicine doctor, a psychotherapist, reiki master and certified sexologist. This means that her interview with Jini is pretty rousing and goes into some uncharted territory! You can listen or download the interview below: Keesha and Jini discuss the emotional roots…






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Food Allergy Testing Exposed!

Food Allergy Testing Exposed!

If the whole complicated mess about food allergies, food intolerances, blood allergy testing, skin pinprick allergy testing and what that means – i.e. what tests you should have done, who you should listen to, what impact (really!) does this have on your health – is driving you crazy… Then be sure and join us as…






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Recent Research on Prebiotics and Probiotics

Recent Research on Prebiotics and Probiotics

Most manufacturers include prebiotics (often Fructooligosaccharide – FOS or galacto-oligosaccharides) in their probiotic supplements, claiming that the prebiotics increase the potency and effectiveness of the probiotic (good bacteria). However, as many people with IBD or IBS have experienced, ingesting prebiotics often just leads to more gas and bloating! Interestingly, this recent study on adding prebiotics…






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Food Allergies & Blood Allergy Testing with Dr. Ellis

Food Allergies & Blood Allergy Testing with Dr. Ellis

Have you ever wondered what blood food allergy tests actually mean? When you order an IGE or IGA test, to test your blood for food allergies – what exactly is being tested, what do the results mean, and how reliable are they? This is NOT a cheap test to have done (around $250-$300), so if…






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Inside the World of a Medical Intuitive – with Dr. Katharina Johnson

Inside the World of a Medical Intuitive – with Dr. Katharina Johnson

The noteworthy thing about Dr. Katharina Johnson is that not only is she a Medical Intuitive, she is also a Medical Doctor (MD). And if you’ve ever wondered what a medical intuitive does – and how she melds that with the scientific MD side of herself… well come on in! Here are some of the…






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Crohn’s Trial Looking for Participants

Crohn’s Trial Looking for Participants

I’ve recently learned about a new, experimental Crohn’s treatment I want to tell you about. It involves stimulating the innate immune system to wake up, and clean up ALL pathogens in the body (kill all the bad bugs). The mechanism used to achieve this is by injecting a heat-killed (dead) E. coli bacteria into the…






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