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The plié – best rehab exercise for the knees and much more

The plié – best rehab exercise for the knees and much more

The plié - a basic dance exercise - is the best way to strengthen the knees while preparing the body to absorb vertical landing forces.
My blood pressure quest. Chapter 4: results of my detox program

My blood pressure quest. Chapter 4: results of my detox program

The results of my mercury detox were disappointing, so I had to decide what to do next.
My blood pressure quest. Chapter 3: Mercury in my hair

My blood pressure quest. Chapter 3: Mercury in my hair

High levels of mercury can contribute to high blood pressure; hair testing of heavy metals can reveal the problem and point to a solution.
Heartburn, reflux & GERD

Heartburn, reflux & GERD

Symptoms of reflux are commonly managed with prescriptions for PPI's. But the functional diagnostic medicine approach digs deeper.
Chapter 2: My blood pressure quest. Heavy metal testing

Chapter 2: My blood pressure quest. Heavy metal testing

Determined as I was to delve into the causes of my high blood pressure, one of the first areas I explored was the ...
Chapter 1: My blood pressure quest. The commitment

Chapter 1: My blood pressure quest. The commitment

Tests for blood pressure are a routine part of medical checkups and over the years that's become a concern of mine.
Get rid of your chair and sit like a child

Get rid of your chair and sit like a child

The chair is one of the human advances with terrible side-effects. Too much sitting in a chair gives you back ...
The most common postural flaw & how to fix it!

The most common postural flaw & how to fix it!

Here's my new video that covers the most common postural flaw I see in my practice. And how to fix it!. Check it
Do you like my diploma?

Do you like my diploma?

It shows that I’ve completed my training with Functional Medicine University and now I’m a Certified Functional ...
Which is the more sophisticated technology?

Which is the more sophisticated technology?

Before you answer, consider this: Over millions of years, plants have develop sophisticated chemical engineering
Another reason your running slows down as you age

Another reason your running slows down as you age

Tenocyte in its connective tissue web   In another article, I discussed one of the reasons given for ...
Why older runners can’t run as fast

Why older runners can’t run as fast

There are plenty of ways you can improve your fitness at any age. Someone who’s sixty can train to run faster or ...
Your toxic lawn

Your toxic lawn

Which lawn looks better to you? The lawn on the left is almost entirely grass and it's a uniform shade of ...
Guest article: Fear dreads resilience

Guest article: Fear dreads resilience

For today's guest article, I thank Cameron Stout, who writes Light At Sea - Self Care in the time of corona and ...
Do this every day to keep your brain sharp

Do this every day to keep your brain sharp

Write the alphabet with your non-dominant hand. This forces the brain to forge new learning pathways and new ...

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