Summary: Neurotransmitters, Anxiety and Depression are a hot topic in my clinic these days. It seems like almost every other new patient has anxiety or depression in some form. Effective, natural treatments work well!
If you aren’t subscribed to my email list (the opt-in form is on several pages of this site, including this page), you can now read my newsletters online here. I try not to duplicate information from the blogposts and the newsletters, so you’ll enjoy the tips and education that you get in newsletter format. Since it is longer than a blogpost usually, I can get into more detail there. Each time I post a new newsletter, I’ll do a quick blogpost letting you know. However, signing up for the newsletter list is the best way to make sure you stay up with the latest information.
So click on over and read the latest one entitled “Trust your gut feelings”. It’s all about Neurotransmitters, anxiety and depression and what that has to do with your GI tract. I also list 6 Conditions that Feel like Depression, but Aren’t. Enjoy!
Personalized Supplement Plan
Summary: Dr. Robin Mayfield will determine exactly what YOU need, not just a generalized program. After taking an extensive history and performing any necessary labs, you get a personalized supplement plan unlike anyone else’s, with specific, targeted solutions.
By Dr. Robin Mayfield
Have you found yourself staring at Whole Foods display and wondering what to purchase? It’s too easy to waste money at the grocery store or even a large health food store on low quality supplements. When you make your appointment today with the naturopath at Choices Wellness, you have access to products available only through licensed practitioners who know how to use them.
Dr. Oz says you must take resveratrol and omega fatty acids. Dr. Weil swears by antioxidants. Dr. Hyman insists on certain B vitamins. Everywhere you look, there is a different recommendation of what you MUST do.
3 Myths about Blood Tests
Summary: Incomplete or dated testing methods frequently miss important clues to the current state of your health, leading to missed diagnoses and treatment in the beginnings stages of a disease.
By Dr. Robin Mayfield
Have you ever simply known inside that you have something wrong, but your doctor says your blood levels are normal? How does this happen? Is it all in your mind? While blood tests are useful as one of many tools of diagnosis, in practice they are too often used inappropriately as the ONLY diagnosis test.
Jacob Teitelebaum, MD and author renowned for his work in the field of Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia states “…current blood testing misses the majority of people who need thyroid hormone treatment. Sadly, many physicians don’t know that the testing is unreliable, and continue to treat the tests instead of the person. “
Natural Treatments for Migraines are Proven Effective
Summary: Western medicine is challenged for solutions to migraine headaches beyond painkillers. Studies have proven acupuncture and chiropractic to be more effective as natural treatments for migraine not only for relief, but prevention as well.
Do you or someone you know suffer from debilitating, recurring migraine headaches?
Migraine headache is a common and terribly painful condition afflicting millions of people every year. More than 60% are women, though more men are beginning to discover that their symptoms are actually migraines. Numbers show the incidence of migraine is increasing during these stressful times.
The State of Healthcare in America
Summary: It may surprise you to know that the United States is far down the list of first-world countries in its standard of care. Our infant mortality rates equal some third-world countries. Something has got to change.
A recent report by Maggie Fox of NBC News boldly stated:
We’re unhealthier than everyone else – and it’s our own fault
and went on: Read more