If You Want to Get Well, Get Alkaline

by: Shaylyn Romney Garrett, HC, TNC If you’re like most people, you probably haven’t thought about pH since your seventh grade science class. But it turns out that pH has a lot to do with your overall health and wellness, and can be an incredible tool for healing, especially when you’re dealing with chronic illness.…

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Detoxify Your Products, Detox Your Life

by Julie Yakunich When you have a chronic illness, you often start looking for areas of your life that you can improve. Since the origin of most chronic illness is unknown, it is impossible to identify exactly where to start. Most people first consider their diet and their stress levels, which are great places to…

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Kick-Start Your Healing Journey

by: Shaylyn Romney Garrett If you’re concerned you may be dealing with a chronic illness, it can be overwhelming and often hard to decide where to begin. While you should definitely seek the help of a qualified physician, it’s important to know that the doctors you see may struggle to put your chronic illness in…

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Ticks: Prevention, Checks, and Testing

Spending time in nature is a great way to get and stay well. Being outside helps reset the body’s natural circadian rhythm to help you maintain healthy sleep cycles. It also lowers stress and improves mood. Exposure to the sun is vital for vitamin D production, which is a key part of immune function. Spending…

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What to Do about Mold Illness

If you have been exposed to mold and have a genetic makeup associated with increased risk for mold illness, there are a few things you can do to heal from mold illness: Remove Yourself from Moldy Environment The single most important action you must take, no matter how difficult it may be, is to remove…

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Stress Reduction Resources

Stress reduction is vital to overcoming chronic illness and, with the added stress of a global pandemic, we want to share with you some resources for extra support. Here are some of my favorites: Quick and simple Calm app’s breathing exercise Soak up the sun and go for a walk to boost your immune system…

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At Home Detoxification Tips

Detoxification is the removal of toxic substances from the human body Toxins are poisonous substances that a person can be exposed to in the environment, outside the body, but also can be created within the body itself. The body naturally detoxifies itself all the time through the skin, the liver, the kidneys, the lymphatic system,…

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Immunity Plan

You’re smart for being concerned about how to optimize your immune system right now. Doctors like me have been focused on immune function for years. Most of the patients I see have dysfunctional immune systems, and I have spent a lot of time making sure immune systems work appropriately.  I’m here to help you too!…

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Having trouble getting your zzz’s? Check out my tips

Sleep is absolutely vital for healing. While sleeping, the body goes through rest and repair cycles crucial for healing when sick.  While you sleep, cerebrospinal fluid and the brain’s lymphatic channels drain and washes toxins out of your brain. The immune system regenerates and is able to tag and remove infections better.  Your blood pressure…

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When Mitochondria Need a Boost

Mitochondria are called the powerhouse of the cell. They are the part of the cell that generates energy. They produce almost 90% of the energy needed for the body to function. Mitochondria take food/nutrients and use it to manufacture energy for the cell. They are responsible for most of the useful energy derived from the…

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Battling Biotoxins?

Biotoxins are toxins that have biological origins. Unlike chemical or synthetic toxins, these toxins come from something living. There are a number of different types of biotoxins. For our purposes, we will discuss two main types: Neurotoxins – biotoxins that affect nervous system (common Lyme related toxin) Mycotoxins – biotoxins produced by fungi (mold toxins)…

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