Keep Hydrated!

When it comes to our health and lives, I think we can see the importance of keeping ourselves well, all year long, taking preventive methods serious and keeping ourselves, our mucous membranes, our oral health, and hydration seriously rather than taking them for granted. Bacteria breeds in our mouth and all the way along our…

[COVID-19] Lack of Certainty

With all the changes going on around us, you may be feeling like your life is being disrupted.  Things are being taken away from you, your work, school, gym and favorite meeting spot have closed.  There is a sudden lack of certainty. It is not that we have lost our sense of certainty. We have…

Winds Bring Change

Did you hear the wind blowing last night?  It has been powerful the last few days.  How exciting, because according to the principles of TCM, Traditional Chinese Medicine – wind brings change. In fact, every microscopic particle – even those as teensy, teensy as corona virus particles, has blown from hither to tither in the…

Traveling with the Corona Outbreak

I recently took a short trip to the California desert area to attend a medical conference where the topics discussed were mold related diseases, Parkinson’s disease, and dementia protocols.  It only took a few moments in that climate to remember why Hawaii air is what my body craves.  The moisture in our air here most…

The Process of Systematic Body Cleaning

It seems that no matter how many new approaches, procedures or gimmicks are created, there is a common thread to the complaints I hear from people over 40 concerning those extra pounds that seem to magically come out of no where yet remain stubborn to leave.  It is a big subject and one that deserves…

Can gut bacteria cause depression?

Can gut bacteria cause depression? About 75% of the body’s neurotransmitters are produced in the gastrointestinal tract, and they are in direct communication with the brain. Because of this, the health of your gut—and the trillions of bacteria that live there—is tightly linked to your brain function and your mental health.  Research suggests gut bacteria is…

Antiobiotic Resistance and our Microbiomes

Antiobiotic Resistance and our Microbiomes Our bodies contain between 70 and 100 trillion cells.   You cannot count to that number in a lifetime.  Yet what is more shocking is that living amongst our vast cellular make up are at least twice as many microbes.  So imagine that there are 150 – 200 trillion live…