CYREX ARRAY 5: Testing for Multiple Autoimmune Reactions

CYREX ARRAY 5: Testing for Multiple Autoimmune Reactions

By Jessica Yoches, CNTP, MNT / Caitlin Landerholm, DC What is autoimmunity? Autoimmunity is defined as an innate (non-specific) or adaptive (specific) immune response directed against a self-antigen.  An autoimmunity that results in tissue and organ damage leading to a certain pathologic condition is referred to as an autoimmune disease. Autoimmune reactions are not limited to […]

CYREX ARRAY 4: Testing for Gluten-Associated Cross-Reactive Foods and Sensitivities

CYREX ARRAY 4: Testing for Gluten-Associated Cross-Reactive Foods and Sensitivities

By Jessica Yoches, CNTP, MNT Even with the elimination of gluten from the diet for over six months, many patients that are gluten sensitive or that have Celiac Disease still experience gluten-like responses from foods they are consuming. If the patient is avoiding gluten, why is this reaction occurring? Many foods have dietary proteins or […]

What You Don’t Know About Vitamin D

By: Lucinda Miller, Mary Beth Gudewicz CNTP, MNT Vitamin D is important in many aspects of our health from healthy bones to protection from cancer, heart disease, and autoimmune diseases.  Although it is known as the “Sunshine Vitamin” you are not always getting Vitamin D when the sun is shining.  In fact it is estimated that 50% […]

DiagnosTechs Lab Testing for the Adrenal Stress Index (ASI)

DiagnosTechs Lab Testing for the Adrenal Stress Index (ASI)

By:  Dr. Caitlin Landerholm, DC Why we run the Adrenal Stress Index (ASI) Adrenal related disorders have become an epidemic as we currently live in a high stress society. The adrenal glands adapt to stress (emotional, chemical, physical) by producing steroid hormones cortisol, aldosterone, progesterone, and DHEA; and catecholamines epinephrine and norepinephrine. Dysfunction of the […]

Vibrant Wellness-GUT-PAC Lab Testing for the Microbiome

Vibrant Wellness-GUT-PAC Lab Testing for the Microbiome

Why does the microbiome matter? The microbiome in our gut contains 2 to 3 pounds of bacteria, but what impact does this have on our health? http://medicine.emory.edu/research/interest-groups-research-teams/microbiome/index.html Bacteria are critical for health and play an important role in: -Human physiology -Immune system development -Digestion and detoxification reaction -Enzyme production and utilization -Vitamin synthesis -Protection from […]

Treating Emotional Imbalances through Acupuncture

Treating Emotional Imbalances through Acupuncture

Learn how massaging one simple point on the body can reduce daily stress   Our basic emotions are an evolutionary trigger – a set of conscious responses that occur in reaction to life’s complex situations. The question of why we experience emotions has been debated for centuries by countless philosophers and psychologists. “Why do we […]

How To Powerfully Manage The Holidays

How To Powerfully Manage The Holidays By: Mary Beth Gudewicz, RMT, CNTP, MNT It’s that time of the year with family gatherings and holiday meals that, while exciting, can also be nerve-racking.  Questions arise on how to eat on your lifestyle plan and how to manage holiday parties when the people around you eat anything […]

A Closer Look at Mammograms, Thermograms and Ultrasounds

A Closer Look at Mammograms, Thermograms and Ultrasounds

With October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month,  I am re-posting The Healing Center’s blog written by Mary Beth Gudewicz, which discusses a few different methods which screen the breast tissue. She includes a chart regarding what the different methods look at and their specificity. But first, I want to share a couple thoughts regarding this increasing epidemic. Let’s look at the analogy of […]

A Functional Medicine Perspective on Gout and Arthritis

By Michal Cooling, CNTP Gout is very much a lifestyle-based condition; however there can be some deeper issues at hand. For example, people who have had gout have an increased risk of developing kidney stones, high blood pressure, kidney disease, diabetes, high levels of triglycerides, and atherosclerosis. My goal is to offer general information on […]

Your Guide to Eliminating Chronic Fatigue (Part 1 of 10): Auto-Immunity and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

By Michal Cooling, CNTP At The Healing Center we have a holistic, whole-person view as well as molecular view, with tools and testing to evaluate the biochemistry of cells, tissues, and organs. We seek to find the exact imbalance in your body, the underlying cause for that imbalance, and the individualized solution. With this approach, […]

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