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Chinese Herbs: Using Ancient Wisdom For Modern Health Concerns

Saturday, March 6, 2021
Desiring a healthier life may be your goal, but for you and millions of others it can prove more challenging. You may feel that your immunity is low. You may be in a state of... Read more

Dry Eyes? Learn More about Blepharitis and Eyelid Hygiene

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
What is Blepharitis?  Blepharitis is inflammation that affects the eyelids, particularly the area of the lid where the lashes grow. It is characterized by itchy,... Read more

What Acupuncture Can Do For Fertility-Patient Testimonial

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Winter Immune Building for Your Gut with Fiber!

Monday, November 2, 2020
I hope this inspires you to make your immune system and fiber routine more of an everyday priority.  It has made a tremendous difference in my energy level throughout the... Read more

4 Effective Movements for CoVid Recovery

Monday, November 2, 2020
These are simple and effective movements to aid your recovery. Some of these movements will compress or release compression. Hold all movements for 3 to 5 full breaths (or up to 2-3 minutes).... Read more

10 Superfoods That Work Better Together

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Superfoods are foods that stand out from the rest because of their unusually dense nutrient content. Superfoods generally have high amounts of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals,... Read more

Raw Beet Dip

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
We are in love with this raw beet dip from Alexandra's Kitchen! Ready for a quick meal or snack. The photo caught our attention (gorgeous!) and we... Read more

Immune Tolerance Program for Restoring Oral Tolerance

Friday, October 2, 2020
Whether you suffer from multiple food sensitivities, chemical sensitivities, or autoimmune disease, it is necessary to learn how to restore tolerance to... Read more

How to Read a Food Label

Friday, September 25, 2020

Eat This or That? Healthy Bread Substitution

Monday, September 21, 2020
Great suggestions for what to eat from Hungry Girl Winter 2020, page 26.  We especially like the cucumber (halved and hollowed out) to use as hoagie... Read more

Cloud Bread Recipe

Friday, September 18, 2020
Cloud Bread is a Keto friendly, gluten-free option. A mix of pancake and omlette. You can enjoy this plain, or use this as a base for any desired... Read more

Types of Headaches

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Is this OCD, Anxiety, PANS or PANDAS – I just want my child back!

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
In 2015 I was giving a lunch and learn about Acupuncture. On my way out a man stopped me and asked if I ever heard of PANS or PANDAS. I said yes. He asked if I could help “save his daughter?” I... Read more

Better Than Advil

Monday, August 31, 2020
      Most homes in America have a bottle of Advil, Ibuprofen or a common pain reliever in the medicine cabinet. These medications are effective for... Read more

Toxic Chemicals You Eat Everyday

Monday, August 31, 2020
Chemicals are used in nearly ever single process of getting your food to your table. Most people have no idea that the food they are eating and feeding... Read more

Why Am I So Tired All The Time?

Friday, August 28, 2020
Fatigue is one of the most common health complaints. For many people, no matter how much sleep you get (or how much caffeine you drink) you still wake up... Read more

The Secret Power of Foods

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Lifestyle play an important role in your health. Scroll to end of this article for a link to all recipes. Be sure to check out our post on food & lifestyle for more... Read more

A Closer Look at How Genetics Could Be Impacting Your Health

Monday, August 24, 2020
In this post we are going to take a closer look at how your genetics play an important role in your health. You may watch the Genetic Factor Series HERE, or read the post below.  Don’t worry, if you haven’t studied biology in a while, I’m here to make this as easy as possible to understand. One of the best analogies I’ve that... Read more

Advocating for your Health - Take your Health Back Into Your Own Hands

Monday, August 24, 2020
Most of you have probably seen multiple providers and specialists over the years. You’ve had test after test, yet no one can seem to pinpoint what is causing your symptoms. You’re frustrated. You’re in pain. You don’t know what to do or where to turn? Watch video HERE or read post below and see attached... Read more

Mindful Breathing For Life

Monday, August 24, 2020
Watch Dr. Miller as she she shares with you through the benefits and guides you through mindful breathing HERE  Read more

How Your Lifestyle Plays a Role in Your Health

Monday, August 24, 2020
Your lifestyle is one of the biggest factors in good health. What you eat and drink, your stress levels, your exposure to toxins, how much physical activity you get, and your sleep patterns are a just a few of your everyday choices that will have long term implications on your... Read more

What's the Hardest Thing You are Facing Right Now?

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
This global pandemic has affected us all. Drs. Abby Miller and Tansy Briggs did a Q &A to discuss your answers to the following questions: 1. What is the... Read more

Hear what our patients have to say

Friday, August 7, 2020
"Abby and her staff are amazing! I have honestly thought about your help so much. The suggestions from our virtual telehealth appointment have helped... Read more

Why you should allow yourself to get bored more often

Friday, August 7, 2020
Living during a pandemic has certainly changed many points of view. Perhaps you have found time for a new or latent hobby? Heard your kids mutter, "I'm... Read more

How to Pick a Watermelon

Friday, June 26, 2020
Here is a great graphic for how to choose a watermelon. I was surprised because I had been looking for the opposite characteristics when buying-LOL!  And read... Read more

Is your breathing working against your health?

Friday, June 12, 2020
Is your breathing working against your health? Believe it or not, there is a right and a wrong way to breathe. From lung health to immune strength and beyond, how you breathe can make or break your... Read more

Boosting Immunity: Functional Medicine Tips on Prevention & Optimizing Immune Function During the CO

Thursday, May 21, 2020
With the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus disease in the news there are several steps you can take to reduce your chances of being exposed to respiratory viruses and to... Read more

Israeli Pediatric Ward Pioneers In-house Chinese Medicine

Thursday, May 14, 2020
‘I thought it might be helpful to try these things in parallel to regular medicine,’ says Barzilai Medical Center CEO and medical director.   Earlier this year, a teenager was admitted to Israel’s Barzilai Medical Center with severe urticaria (hives). It was not clear what caused the painful... Read more

Anxiety in Children

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
You may have noticed some of these anxiety characteristics in yourself and especially in your children. (#4 Chandeliering anyone???)    Give yourself and... Read more

Free Happiness Course from Yale University

Thursday, April 9, 2020
Enjoy Yale University's super popular “Happiness Class” course, which is FREE now during this unprecedented time.  In this course you will engage in a... Read more

Dry, Itchy Eyes?

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Spring has sprung! This is wonderful news for many of us. For others it’s a season where eyes can be irritated. We wanted to let you know about a product... Read more

Food safety, nutrition, and wellness during COVID-19

Friday, March 27, 2020
Many are wondering how to safely shop, order, and prepare food to minimize transmission of the novel coronavirus. Along with maintaining important social distancing practices, below... Read more

Our favorite brownie recipe

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Aren’t we all seeking ways to enjoy something delicious without worrying about sugar?  One of our staff made these brownies and shared with the office. We are... Read more

Winning at Life-It’s Not Just Luck

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
We love this cool ‘BINGO’ card as a visual reminder of ways to stay healthy.  Challenge yourself and those in your household to see what is needed to get a ‘BINGO’... Read more

Great breakfast option

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
On the hunt for a filling and delicious breakfast option?  We were so excited to find this little gem--sweet potato toast! Gluten free and endless... Read more

Specific recommendations for day to day plan with Coronavirus COVID-19

Monday, March 2, 2020
From a professor and doctor of emergency medicine and WHO at Johns Hopkins. To start with - COVID-19 is coming to the US. We cannot stop it. Currently there is... Read more

The Corona Virus: Preparedness Checklist

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Several patients have been asking us questions at the clinic about the Corona Virus. I recently attended a Webinar on this topic and wanted to share a few things with... Read more

Eating The Rainbow: Special focus on yellow foods

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
We are coming into the season where more fresh and local produce will be available to us. Hooray! Nutrition experts suggest eating a rainbow of colors daily. Since we... Read more

Learning to Love Exercise

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Often when February arrives many of us have fallen off of our New Year's resolution or healthy intentions for the new year. Reading this article reminded me... Read more

The Best Healthy Muffin Recipe

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
I have to tell you about a muffin recipe that I just cannot stop making. Its a pumpkin chocolate chip muffin that you will want to eat year round. You can also add protein powder and sub... Read more

The BEST Healthy Soup Recipe

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
As the months grow colder my favorite thing to make and eat is soup! There are so many recipes out there for soups and I want to share with you some of my... Read more

The Answer to Your Hydration

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
As we approach winter it is important to be sure we are staying hydrated just as we make sure to do in the summer. It is easy to dehydrate without realizing it... Read more

How to Avoid Over Supplementation

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Today I am sharing an interesting article I found with you! The topic is "Supplemental Pulsing". It is always important to take supplements to avoid... Read more

A Breakdown of Specialized Diets

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Many Patients come to me with questions on different diets to help with their digestion. Diets can be so confusing and hard to comply with since there are typically so many... Read more

How Much Water You Should Be Drinking

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
No matter what time of year it is water intake is so important. I realize how hard it is to take in a sufficient amount of water during a... Read more

The BEST Natural All Purpose Cleaner

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
In my house we do our best to use only natural and safe cleaning products. If I am able to I love to make my own products so I know what I am... Read more

Add This Drink to Your Morning Routine

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
I am sharing with you a recipe for a very popular beverage to drink in the moving to get your brain and energy going. Whether you prefer coffee or tea, a... Read more

The Best Natural Dry Shampoo

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
The BEST Natural Dry Shampoo   Have you ever been using a hair product (or any other personal care item) and... Read more

Women's Underwear With Real Women In Mind

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
I have two awesome products that you need to hear about that are available to be purchased at The Women at She Thinx have empowered women all... Read more

7 Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
There are a number of factors that play into good health - most of them are related to diet and lifestyle. Lake Pointe Wellness shared this information below,... Read more

Best Natural Bug Bite Treatment

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Have you ever heard of Evil Bone Water? Yes, it’s a real thing and I promise there is nothing evil about it! Odds are you haven’t heard of Evil Bone Water before. Even... Read more

One Fruit Every BODY Needs

Monday, April 29, 2019
Now that it’s finally starting to feel like summer here in the midwest, it’s time to start enjoying some juicy summer fruits. It’s important to eat a variety of fruits and... Read more

Weed Killer in your Favorite Cereal?

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
What would you say if I told you a common weed killer has been found in some of the most popular cereal brands? It’s disturbing (to say the least) to think that when you're pouring your... Read more

Soothe Tired Feet

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
“My dogs are barking!” After a long day on your feet, it’s common to have sore feet. Exercise, shoe styles, excess weight, high arches, and inflammation can all cause tenderness in your... Read more

Importance of Mindful Breathing

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Mindfulness. It plays a role in all aspects of our life. Simply put, mindfulness is being fully present in the current moment. You are aware of your... Read more

Natural Supplements for Pyrrole Disorder

Monday, March 4, 2019
Pyroluria or pyrrole disorder affects nearly 10% of our population, but it’s a condition that is often missed by general practice providers. Many times... Read more

Easy Bone Broth Recipe

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Bone broth has been called liquid gold for its numerous health benefits. There are countless vitamins, minerals, and nutrients in bone broth that are... Read more

Benefits of Bone Broth

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Chances are, you’ve heard of bone broth before. It’s become more and more popular over the last few years, but what exactly is it and should you be drinking bone... Read more

What No One Wants to Talk About with their Provider

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Sexual health is something most patients and providers don’t openly discuss during appointments. But, it’s an important part of overall health and wellbeing. Studies show... Read more

Immune Boosting Soup

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Food is one of the best ways to fight off a cold or sickness. In the middle of winter (here in Iowa) and cold and flu season, we could all use a little... Read more

What Diet is Best For Me?

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
The month of January is a popular time for people to start new diets and exercise trends. We are commonly asked, “What diet is best for me?” Depending on what you read... Read more

Top 10 Superfoods to try in 2019!

Friday, December 21, 2018
Happy New Year! It’s the new year, and for many of us, that means a time to start new habits, diet or exercise changes, or ways to become healthier in the upcoming... Read more