Dysbiosis- Do you have the Guts? | Get Healthy Now!

Chaos in our guts What is the world is going on?  In the United States, the rates of illness continue to rise.  Regardless of if you’re speaking of cancer, heart disease and diabetes or seemingly less serious conditions like digestive distress, sleep challenges and trouble losing weight, we are in crisis as a nation and […]

How to Eat More Food and Get Away with It! | Holistic Health Kalamazoo

Many people eat socially (in the break room/ weddings/ funerals/ business meetings/ family gatherings) or by the clock (for example, eating lunch at noon because it’s “lunch time” even if you’re not hungry) rather than because they are truly physiologically hungry.  For this reason, it’s common to be out of touch with what true hunger […]

Heart Burn 101 | Alternative Medicine Kalamazoo MI

There are countless health issues that modern medicine claims can be treated; however most treatments come with side effects that alter your body’s homeostasis.  Heart burn is one of these issues.  This post will give you more information on using alternative medicine and natural foods to dramatically help you to regain comfortable and enjoyable dining. […]

Can You Reverse Type 2 Diabetes? | Alternative Medicine Kalamazoo MI

As a naturopathic doctor who is regularly involved in holistic and natural health interventions, I often find myself working with patients who have been told by other “health care providers” that they must be on medication forever, that there is no cure, or that there is “nothing else that can be done” for them.  The […]

Your Brain on Sugar

The COVID-19 pandemic is an interesting frame from which to talk about the effects of sugar on the brain. While a small percentage of the country is likely to use this unprecedented time to really focus on holistic health for oneself (creating balance, spiritual nutrition, learning/growing, health, fitness, meditation, self care, cooking at home, etc.), […]

What Is Naturopathy? | Understanding Naturopathic Principles

It seems like the general population often views naturopathy as inferior to traditional or conventional medicine.  Yet, most of those people probably don’t understand the benefits of using naturopathic principles. Mainstream medicine tends to pay a lot of attention to treating the physical symptoms of an illness without really getting to the root cause of […]